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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.

How to Be a Badass in Bed with Melanie Curtin

Today’s show is about sex. Though it’s not directly about addiction and recovery, sex and relationship issues are often what drive people to use drugs and alcohol. Melanie Curtin is a sex researcher and men’s coach. She talks about the huge role sex plays in our relationships and how it can affect our recovery. She explains how to confront past trauma and unravel innate sexual shame. She also tells us about fascinating somatic therapies that free emotional blocks from deep within the body, allowing us to open up to our partners and connect in deeper ways. Get ready to be a badass in bed! “Your natural state is [...]

By |2020-02-15T18:27:58+00:00February 18th, 2020|Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments

Don’t Waste Another Minute of Your Life with Corey Harrington

Corey Harrington’s story began with childhood wounds and existential angst. He always felt like an exposed nerve and used drugs to numb the pain. But he felt time ticking by, and a growing sense of dread began to drown him. Corey knew that he had to stop using or risk spending his whole life in the meaningless cycle of addiction. Corey recently celebrated 4 years of sobriety from alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, tranquilizers, and opioids. He talks about how he stopped being a victim of circumstance and started shaping himself into the person he wanted to be. Corey reveals how he’s transcended the pettiness of everyday life to create [...]

By |2020-02-07T20:14:15+00:00February 11th, 2020|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Marijuana, 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

Sober Life – We Are The Luckiest with Laura McKowen

Laura McKowen couldn’t control her addiction to alcohol and believed that the people who could drink normally were the lucky ones, but after leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a hotel room all night, Laura had to break down and get help. To Laura, having to get sober was the end of everything. It was purgatory, but once she stopped resisting it, she realized that sobriety was the invitation to everything she ever really wanted. Laura is the former cohost of the Home podcast with Holly Whitaker, and her memoir, We Are the Luckiest: The Surprising Magic of a Sober Life has just released at the top of [...]

By |2020-01-24T16:12:07+00:00January 28th, 2020|Alcoholism, Podcast|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

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

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