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ANY 12 STEP PROGRAM PEOPLE SHOULD GET THIS AMAZING BOOK
on April 22, 2005
If you have been working any program, and you know who you are, order this book immediately!
I've been in recovery from alcohol abuse for 15 years, sober for
all that time, sponsored others..the whole bit. I have done so much work on myself, therapy, read everything, and things have gotten better and better. But there's always been something missing, something information or wisdom I couldn't seem to find in anything I read or heard. That is, until I bought HOW DID I GET HERE? All I can say is Oh my God! Barbara De Angelis understands the journey we all take so completely, and offers the most refreshing and honest approach to the process of growing and healing that I've ever come across.
I know for a fact that she herself has never had any kind of addiction (a friend's sister knows her well and says she's a natural foods/never drank or smoke kind of gal and into meditation from what I heard), but she addresses all of the deepest issues I've battled with like no one has, and halfway through her book, I realized I was feeling lighter than I had in years.
Towards the end of the book she says: "DO not define yourself or allow others to define you by what has happened to you or what you've been through . Do not define yourself by your pain or even your triumphs. You are more than that."
Wow..That hit me on the head. For all my work, I was still defining myself by my pain and my past, and not by what I've become.
I cannot believe how liberated How did I Get Here? made me feel.
Please please read it if you can relate to anything I am saying. It will free you and uplift you in surprising ways.