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Getting Sober is one thing, staying Sober is another.

In Recovery the most important ingredient to long term Sobriety is Community and Connection.  SHAIR is not only a Recovery Podcast, it is a global Sobriety Network.  Join me each week as we connect with people from all over the world who will SHAIR with you their inspirational journey of Recovery.

Welcome to the SHAIR Podcast Sobriety Network.

SRC Guest Spotlight—Recovery Advocacy with Jesse Heffernan

Today we have Jesse Heffernan back on the show for an exclusive live Q&A with SRC Members! Jesse was first with us in the episode, Changing the Way We Talk About Recovery. He has since expanded into recovery coaching, recovery coach training, and recovery support services that help individuals and organizations create the grassroots recovery resources so direly needed in communities right now. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been clean for decades or less than a year. Jesse answers all questions about recovery advocacy and tells us exactly how to get into the recovery movement based on what we like to do and what we’re good at. Become a [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:34:34+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Blog, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|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

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

ADHD, Recovery, and Addiction with Brian R. King

How can we be resilient in the face of addiction, physical issues, and mental challenges when it feels impossible to get out? How do we keep a positive mindset when time after time, life throws us crises? If you’ve ever thought, “I don’t know if can do this ... I don’t know if I can get through this ... I don’t know if I can overcome ...” this interview is for you. Today we have Brian R. King on The SHAIR Podcast. He grew up with undiagnosed ADHD and Dyslexia, struggled with obesity, lived through cancer, became the father of 3 sons who also have Asperger’s and ADHD, [...]

By |2019-11-08T17:51:23+00:00November 12th, 2019|Eating Disorder, Podcast|0 Comments

I Got Sober Then I Got Cancer with Kate Coatsworth

Kate Coatsworth is part of our SHAIR Sobriety Network and recently celebrated 1000 days in recovery from drugs and alcohol. She has also been battling cancer for the last 7 months, and she is fighting this battle sober. Kate used alcohol and drugs to run away from herself. She moved to different countries and bounced around to different jobs, partying hard every night. When she tried cocaine, nothing could make her stop. Kate’s addiction took over. She lost her family and friends. Her body shut down. She believed her rock bottom was going to be death. By chance, a friend brought her to a twelve-step meeting. Although Kate didn’t think [...]

By |2019-11-05T12:34:08+00:00November 5th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Podcast|0 Comments

SRC Guest Spotlight with Arlina Allen

Arlina Allen is a writer, the host of international podcast "The ODAAT Chat Podcast," and founder of Sober Life School. Sober since since 1994, Arlina has been married for 21 years and is the mother of two teenage boys. Today, Arlina joins us live in the SHAIR Recovery Community for an exclusive Q&A with our members! Arlina used drugs and alcohol to self-medicate her emotional pain. She lived in a fantasy world and believed that if she could just find the right man, her problems would be over. Arlina spent so much time and energy disconnecting that she couldn’t see a life beyond her pain. Listen as Arlina [...]

By |2019-10-25T16:33:11+00:00October 29th, 2019|Alcoholism, Podcast, SRC Guest Spotlight|0 Comments

Fight the New Drug with Garrett Jonsson

Is pornography a drug?  Can it become a true addiction? How does it affect your relationships? Today’s guest is Garrett Jonsson. Pornography was his secret vice and almost destroyed his marriage. He says that pornography is the new drug and his mission is to raise awareness about its destructive nature He is so determined to help people combat porn addiction that he ran 30 marathons in 30 days, handcuffed during each one of them. He then biked 3,800 miles across the United States, dragging chains behind him to symbolize the heaviness of addiction. Now he works with Fight the New Drug, an organization that is raising awareness about [...]

By |2019-11-26T23:59:21+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|0 Comments

Fight the New Drug with Garrett Johnson

Is pornography a drug? Can it become a true addiction? How does it affect your relationships, really? Today’s guest is Garrett Jonsson. Pornography was his secret vice and almost destroyed his marriage. He says that pornography is the new drug and his mission is to raise awareness about its destructive nature He is so determined to help people combat porn addiction that he ran 30 marathons in 30 days, handcuffed during each one of them. He then biked 3,800 miles across the United States, dragging chains behind him to symbolize the heaviness of addiction. Now he works with Fight the New Drug, an organization that is raising awareness [...]

By |2019-10-22T14:03:33+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Podcast, Sex and Porn Addiction|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 [...]

Whiskey and Vodka with Vincent Pugliese

What’s riskier... Playing it safe, even if you’re not happy or fulfilled? Or daring to leave your comfort zone to design the life you always wanted? Vincent Pugliese was an incredibly respected and awarded photographer, covering sports events any fan would dream of. The problem was, the media company he worked for never wanted to pay him what he deserved. Vincent took the leap from his secure low-paying job into freelancing where he finally flourished, enabling him to help others achieve Total Life Freedom. The reason Vincent had never aspired to be more was because he was controlled by his past. He always felt he wasn't good enough [...]

By |2019-10-08T13:24:04+00:00October 8th, 2019|Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments