SPONTANTEITY

Definition of Spontaneity: being spontaneous; spontaneous behaviour or action.
Synonyms of Spontaneity: drive, enterprise, improvisation, impulse, vitality, whim, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.
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Living in the here and the now opens up untold possibilities for new growth. Our inner self is enticed in new directions when our attention is fully in the present.

Every single moment has something for us.
Letting go of yesterday frees us. We need not be burdened. It is gone.

Our lives could be eased, so much, if we kept our focus on the experience at hand, where the problems we ponder have their solutions. Always. –Each Day a New Beginning/Karen Casey | More…

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Spontaneity involves freely expressing who we are. We learn to be spontaneous and free as we grow in self-awareness and self-esteem.

Being spontaneous is connected to our ability to play and achieve intimacy. Let go of your tight rein on yourself.

So what if you make a mistake?
So what if you’re wrong?

Relish your imperfections.
Let yourself be a little needy, a little vulnerable.

Take a risk! We can be spontaneous without hurting ourselves, or others. –The Language of Letting Go/Melody Beattie | More…

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Deciding what will make us happy, in fact, what we must have to be happy, prevents us from grasping the unexpected pleasure of the “chance” events of the moment.

When we intently look for what we think we need, we may well be blind to more beneficial opportunities God has chosen for us.

Our self-centeredness hinders every breath we take.
It prejudices every encounter.

It stifles our creative potential.
And most of all, it blocks any chance for a spontaneous reaction to the moment.

Spontaneity is the breeding ground for creative living.
And happiness is the by-product.–Each Day A New Beginning/Karen Casey | More…

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