Suzula Bidon’s hippie parents named her after a word they found in the bylines of a Grateful Dead album. Growing up in the woods of Wisconsin in a counterculture lifestyle, Suzula struggled with isolation and depression all through her childhood. This led her to self-medicating with gateway drugs like alcohol and tobacco and ended with heroin and methamphetamines. Her addiction led her to federal prison and a serious criminal record. Today, Suzula is a practicing attorney, recovery advocate, and a Minnesota Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS). She is the creator of the Recovery Yoga Meetings® and has been teaching it since 2012. Recovery yoga meetings help people live and […]
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Joe Polish is founder and president of Piranha Marketing. His Genius Network and GeniusX masterminds feature household guests like Peter Diamandis, Tony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson, Steve Forbes, and John Mackay. Joe is the creator of Artists for Addicts and Genius Recovery, an organization’s whose mission is to change the global conversation around addiction and recovery from one of judgment to one of compassion. He is currently working on an addiction recovery book with former SHAIR guest, Anna David. Joe is a dynamic individual who is seeking tools for recovery in any shape or form, even ibogaine and ayahuasca. His is an inspirational story full of new insights into addiction and how to break […]
How can a person can get from a rock bottom life in addiction to an extraordinary life in sobriety? Just listen to Tommy Rosen’s story of true transformation. Not only will Tommy be celebrating 27 years of sobriety, he is the founder of Recovery 2.0, a yoga teacher, and an author. He’s built a mecca for recovery and has created an enormous resource for people who want to get clean and sober by integrating the mind, body, and spirit. CLEAN DATE: June 23rd, 1991 Listen to Tommy’s powerful story! Here are a few highlights from our interview. To get the full story please join us on the podcast now! Daily […]
006: Kevin H. “Road Trippin” is 28 years CLEAN, 51 years OLD and takes us through 9 YEARS of Drug ADDICTION!
Kevin, with 28 years of sobriety, takes us through 9 years of active drug and alcohol abuse. At the age of 13 Kevin begins drinking and smoking pot. By the age of 18 he drops out of high school and registers into a technical trade school where he befriends the local drug dealer and promptly begins using cocaine and dropping acid daily. Though his drug of choice was alcohol, he would indiscriminately take drugs from anyone who would offer them to him. During those 9 years, he becomes the only white member of an all-black soul band, gets rejected by the Navy, arrested multiple times for public intoxication, kicked out […]