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Quit Drinking Cold Turkey with Mishka Shubaly

Is it possible to quit drinking cold turkey without rehab and stay sober without AA? There are many different pathways to recovery and today’s guest is living proof that it’s possible to quit drinking and get sober on your own. The one and only Mishka Shubaly is back on The SHAIR Podcast! He’s here to talk about his new book Cold Turkey: How to Quit Drinking by Not Drinking, an unflinching, in-your-face companion to those who are ready to eliminate alcohol from their lives. Mishka talks about how he survived his first month alcohol-free and the inner shift that took place when he realized that life was unbelievably [...]

By |2020-05-08T16:01:56+00:00May 12th, 2020|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battle Tested Recovery with Mark Gagarin

Today we have Mark Gagarin on The SHAIR Podcast. He is the host of the Battle Tested, a podcast about triumph over adversity. It’s not only about the war with addiction. It’s about showing up as our best selves to every challenge we face in our lives. Mark believes that everything we’re experiencing can be used to benefit people. When we’re faced with opposition, there is always opportunity to serve. There’s always a lesson to learn, and the good parts and bad parts all have purpose as long as we use them to help someone else. Get ready to experience battle tested recovery! Mark Gagarin Mark Gagarin has [...]

By |2020-05-04T13:10:50+00:00May 5th, 2020|Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Human Evolution, Transformation and COVID-19 with Stefanos Sifandos

We are thrilled to have Stefanos Sifandos on The SHAIR Podcast. He is a relational alchemist whose mission is to assist individuals in actualizing the fullness of their potentiality, to relate to each other with authentic love, to be conscious stewards of Earth, and to continue to evolve and expand the entirety of their being. He is also husband to Master Life Coach, Christine Hassler. Stefanos takes us deep into his past of sex addiction and the path he took to get to the place self-awareness and transformation he has reached today. He also talks about what humanity can learn during COVID-19 and how we can learn to [...]

By |2020-04-20T19:26:50+00:00April 21st, 2020|Male Speaker, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments

New Life Ayahuasca and Recovery from Coronavirus with Matt Mormello

Our guest today is a bone cancer, heroin addiction, and coronavirus survivor. Matt Moremello is also an ayahuasquero at New Life Ayahuasca. Today he talks about what it was like to live through the coronavirus, his agonizing battle with opioids, and how ayahuasca saved his life. He also talks about how ayahuasca for recovery from addiction works, what to expect from an ayahuasca experience, and what kind of people will benefit from this fascinating alternate therapy. Don’t miss this wild episode! Matthew Moremello In an era where the word ‘shaman’ gets overused, authenticity and true intention are hard to find. At New Life Ayahuasca, you’re in good hands.  [...]

By |2020-04-03T16:48:29+00:00April 7th, 2020|Heroin, Male Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

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