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Misery is the Gateway Drug with Claire Rudy Foster

Claire Rudy Foster grew up closeted at home and bullied at school. Alcohol was his way of releasing his anger. Claire also wanted to become a famous writer, and getting drunk and loaded on heroin were all part of the romantic artistic persona. The problem was that he was always too high or hungover to ever write anything. In 2007, Claire found recovery and discovered that getting clean didn’t mean all his problems would go away. Misery was the true gateway drug, and Claire had to make peace with his anger and his identity before he could be sober and happy. Today, Claire has proved that a writer [...]

By |2019-11-18T15:21:33+00:00November 19th, 2019|Alcoholism, Blog, Drug addiction, Heroin, LGBTQ, Podcast|0 Comments

Mobilize Recovery with Ryan Hampton

What is the solution to the addiction crisis? Currently, less than 10 percent of people will ever seek medical help of any kind for their addiction. Hundreds of people lose their lives daily, leaving behind family members, friends, loved ones, children, and community members. Yet, when the recovery community organizes, reform is possible. There is a powerful movement happening in the United States that is revolutionizing the way we fight the addiction crisis. Ryan Hampton is here to talk about how we can all Mobilize Recovery! Ryan Hampton Over four years into recovery from a decade-long opioid addiction, Ryan Hampton has been rocketed to the center of America’s rising [...]

By |2019-09-16T19:32:12+00:00September 17th, 2019|Drug addiction, Heroin, Male Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Lamar Odom’s Ex Liza Morales talks Addiction, Recovery, and Family

How can spouses deal with a partner who is in active addiction? How can they keep their family intact when everything begins to fall apart? What does a parent do when children are involved? Today's story is about the other side of addiction. Liza Morales is a real estate professional, a mom, and the ex-wife of NBA star, Lamar Odom. Their problems began after moving to Los Angeles, where Lamar was swept away by the celebrity lifestyle and all the vices that come with it. Liza talks frankly about what it was like to be a young mother married to a famous athlete, what lead to their final [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:23:19+00:00August 13th, 2019|Cocaine, Codependency, Drug addiction, Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Mastering Midlife Addiction and Recovery with Mark J. Silverman

Who are you really? What words do you use to label yourself? What is your purpose in this world? Most importantly, does this identity serve you? Today we have Mark J. Silverman on the Recovery Revolution. He is a successful professional, coach, author, and the host of the Mastering Midlife Podcast. He's also a recovering alcoholic, drug user, and sex addict. After enduring a childhood of trauma, Mark was on a mission to destroy himself. Even when he got sober, he was designing his exit from this world. Today, Mark is joyful and creative. He has let go of both the positive and negative identities he had for [...]

RR 230: The Power of Letting Go in Sobriety

What’s keeping you from fulfillment, success, and happiness? What are you holding on to that is holding you back? For those of you who haven’t listened to my live speech called The Power of Letting Go that I did at MicDrop Studios in Miami on May 5th, 2019, here is the live audio version. This is my personal account of how I became the hero of my own story. It’s about letting go in sobriety so you can move on to a new life of love and healing. Letting Go In Sobriety I can’t. I can’t. I can’t. As a life coach I hear this all the time. [...]

By |2019-07-08T14:25:09+00:00July 9th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Drug addiction, Podcast|0 Comments