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50 Ways to Worry Less in Sobriety with Gigi Langer

Gigi Langer is the author of 50 Ways to Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking to Find Peace, Clarity, and Connection, a book full of the ideas she used to free herself and others from worry. It also encapsulates her personal story which involved relationship failures, codependency, perfectionism, sexual abuse, and addiction to drugs and alcohol. Today she is thirty-one years into sobriety and is on The SHAIR Podcast to talk about what she’s learned from her training in psychology and over 30 years using tools from recovery programs, cognitive therapy, energy work, and a variety of spiritual and scientific teachings. Gigi’s story is one of courageous healing. Don’t [...]

The Alcohol Experiment with Annie Grace

What happens when you give up alcohol? How will your life change? Welcome to the Alcohol Experiment. To most people, the thought of never having a drink again is too daunting to consider, but today’s guest tells us that everything we think we thought we knew about alcohol is wrong. Annie Grace is the author of This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life and is the host of a podcast by the same name. She is also the creator of The Alcohol Experiment, which interrupts peoples' patterns around drinking and rewires how we think about alcohol. Annie tells us what made her [...]

By |2019-12-27T22:19:10+00:00December 31st, 2019|Alcoholism, Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Addiction, Recovery, and the Lies We Tell Ourselves with Joy Siegel

Joy Siegel is the creator of Senior Solutions Inc. She is a successful professional and entrepreneur who hosted Good Work Radio, which gave her the opportunity to interview celebrities and every president since George H. W. Bush. Rewind to 12 years ago, Joy was a single working parent who would wake up at 5 a.m. to pick up her drugs before getting her kids ready for the morning carpool. She was also the caregiver for her aging parents and managing a busy career. At first, prescription opioids made Joy feel powerful and helped her to handle her demanding life. But as time went on, the pills stopped working [...]

By |2019-12-24T13:03:06+00:00December 24th, 2019|Blog, Female Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

My Recovery Toolbox with Angela Pugh

Angela Pugh is an Addiction Interventionist, Recovering Alcoholic, Life and Recovery Coach. She hosts the Addiction Unlimited Podcast and is the founder of Kansas City Recovery. She has been sober since 2006 and knows from experience that the key to lasting sobriety is having a recovery toolbox. Recovery takes just as much work as addiction. It's daily, consistent effort. Angela shows you how to design your life to make sobriety easier and gives a simple, proven recovery toolbox that will take you from anxious and overwhelmed to carefree and confident, knowing you have a plan to face anything. Get ready to master your sobriety! Angela Pugh Angela Pugh [...]

By |2019-11-22T19:37:02+00:00November 26th, 2019|Alcoholism, Blog, Female Speaker, Podcast, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Addiction Took My Husband, Recovery Saved My Life with Stephanie Pollak

You can be angry. Or you can be at peace. You can heal. Or you can continue playing the victim. It's up to you to choose the things that make you happy. No one else is going to do that for you. It's up to you to move in the direction of growth and freedom. Only you can save yourself. Stephanie Pollak spent most of her life believing the world was supposed to make her happy. If she did the right things, life would be good for her. She spent most of her time and energy saving others and never considered herself. After her husband became addicted to [...]

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

A Military Spouse in Sobriety with Jessica Barone

Jessica Barone is celebrating one year of sobriety from alcohol and cocaine. She is a military spouse of 11 years, married for almost 14 years, mother of four, college student, and freelance face painter. Expectations, heartache, and an inability to cope, eventually lead to her downward spiral with drugs and alcohol. When God told her to go to rehab, she listened. Today, she has learned to accept things as they are, and knows that with love, anything is possible. The Myth of Happily Ever After We often believe that one day, when we get that job, or we find that person, or we accomplish that goal that we'll [...]

By |2019-07-15T20:07:09+00:00July 16th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

From Darkness to Light, Addiction to Recovery with Deborah Yager

  What’s preventing you from reaching your full potential and stepping into who you were meant to become? Often, we try to figure out what’s holding us back before we dare to push the boundaries of our comfort zone. It’s seems like the logical way, but this not only makes growth take longer, it can also be used as a tool for procrastination. It can take years to unpack all the baggage and analyze where our fears and blocks hide. But if you jump before you’re ready, your places of resistance will jump out, allowing you to identify them and challenge them at the same time. “Leap and [...]

By |2019-07-02T14:52:27+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Alcoholism, Female Speaker, Methamphetamines, Podcast|0 Comments