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Three Simple Rules

Uncomplicating Life in Recovery

Trying to maintain recovery is hard work. The added stressors of a global health emergency can make it harder. Here's help for uncomplicating your life, one day at a time.

Recovery is hard, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.

If sobriety were easy, everybody who wanted to be sober would be. And especially for those who are just starting out in Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or another Twelve Step program, the prospect of trying to change drinking, using, or other harmful behaviors can seem overwhelming. The good news is there are just three key things we need to focus on. Trust God. Clean house. Help others. 

Three Simple Rules offers a new take on this valuable slogan and explains how these rules can help anyone find fulfilling recovery. Author Michael Graubart also knows that those six short words are packed with meaning and may not sound so straightforward. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. Michael uses wit and wisdom gained in more than twenty years of Twelve Step recovery to explain what worked for him so you can figure out what works you. In Michael’s experience, if you follow the Steps, and focus on the three simple rules, you’ll be changed by the process.

“Michael is a master wordsmith as well as an inspirational and thought-provoking storyteller for the Twelve Step community.”

– —Wally P., author and originator of the Back to Basics book and meetings

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