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Rewrite Your Own Story of Recovery with Oleg Lougheed

When we talk about addiction, we have to talk about overcoming odds. The idea of getting clean and sober seems impossible and the thought of living the rest of our lives in recovery can be paralyzing. But the world is bigger than us and our addictions, and people have to overcome all sorts of odds. Oleg Lougheed is our guest today. He knows the annihilating power of alcoholism, the gnawing pain of starvation, and the isolation of being in a new land among a language he didn't understand. He is now a TEDx speaker and the host of the Overcoming Odds Podcast and is here to tell us [...]

By |2020-03-23T14:41:28+00:00March 24th, 2020|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments

As Needed for Pain – Recovery from Prescription Addiction with Dan Peres

Dan Peres looked like he had a glamorous life. He was working in New York City in a great career as an elite journalist. No one knew that on the inside he was broken, alone, and terrified. Dan Peres always sought relief from a cripplingly low self-esteem. He became instantly addicted to opioid painkillers when he was given them after a surgery, sending him into an addiction that demanded up to fifteen Vicodin at a time. Dan was putting everything in danger to feed his habit until he didn’t recognize who he was anymore. Today, Dan is 12 years clean and has just released his book, As Needed for [...]

By |2020-03-17T12:47:58+00:00March 16th, 2020|Male Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

The Communities Project with Michael King

Michael King’s life looked inspiring on paper. He was a democratic executive, working on projects he was passionate about. But he led a double life. On the other side, he was addicted to alcohol and gambling. His problem became so out of control that he began embezzling money from work, eventually leading to an embarrassing public arrest that landed him on the front page of the local paper. Today, Michael is the Director and Creator of The Communities Project. With his background in social justice, he felt it was his responsibility to help the people he met when he was incarcerated. Advocating for addiction is part of his [...]

By |2020-01-31T19:16:06+00:00February 4th, 2020|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|0 Comments

From Drunk and Alone to Happy and Fulfilled with Tim Moon

Tim Moon is a long-time listener and member of the SHAIR Recovery Community. His is one of the many success stories experienced by SHAIR members and listeners. Tim was addicted to alcohol for over a decade. He kept believing he could control it, even though his marriage and the relationship with his kids was falling apart. Finally, his wife said it was over, and Tim was forced to imagine spending the rest of his life drunk and alone. It has been two years since Tim quit drinking, and his connection with his wife and kids is now thriving. He is happier than he could’ve ever dreamed and is [...]

By |2020-01-17T17:24:08+00:00January 21st, 2020|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Identify Your Identity Gaps with Anthony Trucks

What possibilities are out there for you that you don’t even see? How can you focus on what good can happen instead of worrying about everything that could go wrong? How can you identify your identity gaps to crush self-limiting beliefs and make success your second nature? Our guest is Anthony Trucks. He is a former NFL football player, motivational speaker, and the creator of The Identity Shift process. Anthony overcame a traumatic childhood and used adversity to learn how to shift himself into better and better versions of himself. Today, Anthony talks about the three phases of Identity Shift and how implement them into a continual process [...]

By |2020-01-13T15:12:05+00:00January 14th, 2020|Codependency, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

The Sobriety Blueprint with Jonathan Sylvester

Jonathan Sylvester is a Recovery Coach, Nutritionist, Fitness Expert, and the developer of The Sobriety Blueprint, RecoverU, and Win Your 24. It’s hard to believe that 6 years ago, Jonathan had destroyed all his relationships, had no education or opportunities, and was totally broke. He was addicted to prescription pills, and his whole life revolved around supporting his daily 30 or more Vicodin and Soma habit. Today, Jonathan is doing much more than just staying sober. He’s designed a simple sobriety blueprint that optimizes all aspects of his life. He also helps others do the same. Are you ready to consider the endless possibilities for your life in [...]

By |2019-12-13T18:10:47+00:00December 17th, 2019|Blog, Male Speaker, Marijuana, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Thriving in Long-Term Recovery with Tom Coderre

Tom Coderre is a former US Senator who was progressively losing everything to addiction until a humiliating arrest lead him to recovery in 2003. Tom thought his life was over, but little did he know it was just beginning. Today, Tom can’t believe how his life has transformed. He was featured in the film, The Anonymous People, and works on the frontlines as a positive face and voice in recovery. Tom is a passionate, politically aware advocate who is also a humble traveler, son, brother and uncle trying to make a difference. Tom Coderre is a living example how a person can go from drowning in hopeless addiction [...]

By |2019-12-06T17:14:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Alcoholism, Blog, Cocaine, Male Speaker, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|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

That First Step Towards Recovery with Theo Bill

Sometimes it’s not a huge, dramatic leap that changes our lives, but one small first step towards recovery that triggers an inner and outer transformation. Today’s guest is Theo Bill. He is an entrepreneur and life coach who used to be overweight due to his emotional eating and a bottle-a-night wine habit. In 2015, Theo was in the middle of a stressful move, facing the possible bankruptcy of his company, and the crumbling of his 9-year relationship. He knew he wasn’t in a life-threatening situation, but he still wondered, when everything was falling apart, what was the point of getting up in the morning? Theo knew he wasn’t [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:12:22+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Self-Made and Sober with Andrew Lassise

Are your beliefs serving you? Could they be keeping your from reaching your full potential? Or worse, could these preprogrammed beliefs be destroying you? Today’s guest is business coach and serial entrepreneur, Andrew Lassise. He hosts the Self Made & Sober Podcast and and is the founder of multi-million dollar company, Rush Tech Support. Andrew talks about getting off autopilot, doing the important things, and using service as the foundation of success. He also shares how a person with a skeptic, logical brain can embrace spirituality. It’s time to start asking yourself the right questions! Self Made and Sober With long-term sobriety, Andrew views the Self Made and [...]

By |2019-08-23T15:04:08+00:00August 27th, 2019|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments