Long Nightly Inventory

Long Nightly Inventory

  1. Did I start my day with conscious contact with my Higher Power?
  2. Did I act with patience, compassion, kindness, and love towards others today?
  3. What have I done to be of service to the people around me today?
  4. Did I resist the temptation to gossip and criticize others today?
  5. Did I make unreasonable demands upon myself, others, or life today?
  6. Did I label myself or others today (people rating)?
  7. Did I catastrophize any situations today (can’t-stand-it-itis)?
  8. Did I have contact with my support group and/or another person in recovery today?
  9. Have I contacted my sponsor recently?
  10. Did I do any step work today?
  11. Did I renew at any time today my conscious contact with my Higher Power?
  12. Have I been resentful, selfish, dishonest or afraid today?
  13. Did I worry excessively today or dwell in the past?
  14. Am I taking myself too seriously in any part of my life today?
  15. Did I feel “stressed out” today?
  16. Did I experience any extreme feelings today? What were they and why did I have them?
  17. Did I exercise self-restraint today?
  18. Did I respond rather than react today?
  19. Did I harm anyone today?  Do I owe an amends?  What might I have done differently?
  20. Have I practiced unconditional self-acceptance today?
  21. Did I allow myself to become obsessed about anything today?
  22. Did I behave compulsively in any way today?
  23. What spiritual principles did I practice in my life today?
  24. Was I happy and peaceful today?
  25. Do I see any “old patterns” re-emerging in my life today?  If so, which ones?
  26. Has there been any conflict in any of my relationships today?  What?
  27. Did I allow myself to become too hungry, angry, lonely or tired today?
  28. What did I not do today that I wish I had done?
  29. Did I get physical exercise today?
  30. Have I kept something to myself that I need to discuss with my sponsor?
  31. Was I kind and gentle to myself today?
  32. What did I do today that I feel positive about?
  33. What are the areas where I need to improve most?
  34. What am I grateful for today?
From: http://thetaoofrecovery.com/2012/12/28/step-ten-living-the-program/

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