Whether or not you are familiar with 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous, you are probably familiar with some of the sayings associated with them. "Let go and let God," is just one example. For those in recovery, it's a powerful reminder of the 12 steps, but it's relevant for almost anyone who struggles with worry or face obstacles.
We've collected some sayings associated with 12-step programs, or adopted by them, and hope they'll offer inspiration and encouragement.
Take life one day at a time. There's no need to finish everything all at once. Avoid a hectic day and just breathe.
Under stress? Let it all go and believe in the power of God. He will guide you to your path and lift your burdens.
Once your main priority is finished, everything else can come after.
It's okay not to be perfect -- the most important thing is that you've made progress. Whether it's at work, school, or with the family progress comes before perfection. Rome wasn't built in a day!
Battling an obstacle or an issue in your life? It will pass, everything does. Don't let it bother you.
Be grateful for everything in your life. If you're optimistic, life's hurdles will come with ease.
When you think about what you want to do just for today
The sky's the limit! We all have the ability to achieve our ultimate goal by doing whatever it takes.
There's no need to put pressure on yourself. Take life one stride at a time and you'll be surprised at the goals you have accomplished without the stress.
Taking care of yourself is the biggest priority.
You should tolerate the opinions and behaviors of others so that they, in return, wil tolerate yours. Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
Don't let something trivial take over your life. Your health or your family come first and there's no reason why a task should take over your life.
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