: The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous (): Overeaters Anonymous Incorporated: Books. Here are the 12 steps as adapted for Overeaters Anonymous: (as listed in Step Twelve of The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous). The Twelve Steps of OA The Twelve Steps are the heart of the OA recovery program. They offer a new way of life that enables the compulsive eater to live.

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NEW! The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, SECOND EDITION

Were graditions ready to have God remove all these defects of character. It is a good idea to attend at least six meetings to learn the many ways OA can help you. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. OA is not a religious program and does not subscribe to any specific religious ideology. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ivereaters. Overeaters Anonymous should remain forever nonprofessional, but our service centers may employ special workers.


Here are the 12 steps as adapted for Overeaters Anonymous: I think this book would be a helpful, quick read for anyone who wants to know and better understand the foundation on which Overeaters Anonymous is built, while also learning about twelve-step programs in general. Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature anoonymous our wrongs.

Michelle Dixon rated it it was amazing Jan 03, These Traditions describe attitudes which those early members believed were important to group survival.

The Concepts define and guide the practices of the service structures that conduct the business of OA. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. These Concepts depict the chain of delegated responsibility we use to provide service throughout the world.

Not all heavy people are necessarily food addicts. Heatherbelly rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Concept Twelve The spiritual foundation for OA service ensures that: You may recognize your own story when you listen to others share.

An OA group ought never endorse, finance or lend the OA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property and prestige divert us from our primary purpose.

12 Steps & 12 Traditions & 12 Concepts – Overeaters Anonymous Silicon Valley in California

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. What you WILL find at meetings is: Paperbackpages. Focusing on Recovery Over the Long Haul.


Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions. Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues: The only requirement stepz OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. The ideas expressed in the Twelve Steps, which originated in Alcoholics Anonymous, reflect practical experience and application of spiritual insights recorded by thinkers throughout the ages.

Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. Concept One Stels ultimate responsibility and authority for OA world services reside in the collective conscience of our whole Fellowship. Suggested reading for those who do not. Have we insisted on being the center of attention? John Shermer rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Made a list of all persons overaters had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.