Simple acronyms for those in NA, AA or other 12 step program

 

For those in NA, AA or any other 12 step program, these simple acronyms can be helpful when you need a reminder to “stay the course”. If you have any more to add, please feel free to comment on this article.

AA
Achieving Adulthood

ACTION
Any Change To Improve Our Nature

BIG BOOK
Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge

DENIAL
Don’t Even Know I Am Lying

EGO
Edging God Out

FAITH
Finally Admitted I Trust Him
Father Always Is There to Help

FEAR
Face Everything And Recover
False Evidence Appearing Real
False Expectations About Reality
False Expectations Appearing Real

FINE
Fearful Insecure Neurotic Emotional

GOD
Good Orderly Direction

HALT
Hungry Angry Lonely Tired

HELP
His Everlasting Lasting Presence

HOPE
Happy Our Program Exists

HOW
Honest Open Willing

ISM
I’m Sponsoring Myself

KISS
Keep It Spiritually Simple

NUTS
Not Using The Steps

PAGGLES
Pride Anger Gluttony Greed Lust Envy Sloth

PROGRAM
People Relying On God Relaying A Message

SLIP
Sobriety Lost Its Priority

SPONSOR
Sober Person Offering Newcomer Suggestions On Recovery

STEPS
Solutions To Every Problem Sober

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