Exercising was another issue that I have been facing since childhood. (I just saw this when I started to write this blog. Thanks to PWS.) There were instances I was very dedicated towards working out daily but never consistent. There was always a trend of some sudden zeal about exercising in a way. For instance,
I had great difficulty in DEFINING my issues.
Initially, it was very difficult to identify the 5 main areas when the assignment was posted on Whatsapp. Then I wrote a story about my Financial issues and how bad my financial management was. In fact, there was NO Financial planning at all whatsoever. Only when the sample was posted on the website it was clear as to what the assignment was all about. It took 2 attempts for me to post the issue correctly.
When Saar posted assignment #3, my immediate impulse (first thought) was to rattle off a few points to "finish" it. Then I paused, let thoughts #2,3,4 to show up, and one of them said "give it a couple of days, observe yourself in action. No hurry to finish it, it has already finshed you."
Many 'senior' and oldtimers take sponsees in line with AA's traditions (like all other 12-Step Fellowships). There are many types of sponsorship.
Stages in sponseeship - thereby dictating required sponsorship: