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.

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Relapse is Part of My Story with Erica Barnett

This week on the SHAIR Podcast, we’re joined by author and advocate, Erica C. Barnett. Erica had tried everything to stop drinking. Detox after detox, and treatment center after treatment center, she continued to find herself in a state of relapse. Stating that rock bottom is a lie, Erica believes that it is always possible to go lower than your lowest point. Tumultuous relationships, and empty vodka bottles hid throughout her apartment defined her life, acting as both her tormentors and closest friends.  After waking up one day, Erica decided that she had enough. Reassessing her values and passions, she was able to transform her pain into purpose [...]

By |2020-06-17T00:59:09+00:00June 17th, 2020|Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Boundaries, Accountability and Releasing Anger

There are multiple pathways to recovery, including recovery coaching. In our first Recovery Coaching call, Omar Pinto introduced us to his style of recovery coaching and the concepts behind it. By holding space for others, and using our intuition to guide us, we can help others address struggles, find accountability, and process uncomfortable feelings.  Today, we helped Tori begin to set effective boundaries with a friend. By taking part in self-care, setting effective boundaries can begin. The Recovery Coaching group held space for Tori by asking open-ended questions about her current situation and creating a sense of accountability and support by giving her self-care suggestions.  We also helped [...]

By |2020-06-10T02:42:42+00:00June 10th, 2020|Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

The Healing Power of Ayahuasca with Jeanae White

After a tumultuous relationship, a five year heroin addiction, and three overdoses, Jeanae White had all but given up.  Trying 12-step support groups, multiple treatment centers, and therapy, Jeanae still struggled, felt sad, unhappy, and unfulfilled.  However, that all changed when Jeanae found plant medicine.  This week on the SHAIR Podcast, we’re joined by Jeanae White. As a yoga Instructor, Kambo Practitioner, and co-owner of New Life Ayahuasca, Jeanae’s inspiring story is one filled with spirituality, empowerment, plant medicine, and freedom.  From a hopeless state, Jeanae goes on to talk about how one small decision to try plant medicine gave her an eye opening experience that changed the [...]

By |2020-06-02T22:41:48+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Over It and On With It with Christine Hassler

Is there a past hurt or toxic trauma that’s keeping you from being your best self?  Whether it be a person, ex, principle, or a belief system, many of us are used to sitting across from doctors, therapists, and psychiatrists only to hear them tell us that there’s something wrong with us or we have a chemical imbalance.  However, what if the only chemical imbalance we have, is one that we created ourselves? This week on the SHAIR Podcast, we’re joined by Master Coach, Christine Hassler. Christine left her successful job as a Hollywood agent to pursue a life she could find passion in. Christine believes once we [...]

By |2020-05-27T22:30:39+00:00May 26th, 2020|Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Meditation Affirmations & Visualization with Susan Shumsky

Meditation should be easy, effortless, and joyous. In today's world, people are practicing meditation more than ever. Though, there are still many that aren't reaching the positive, uplifting, and spiritual effects that they desire. Dr. Susan Shumsky has dedicated her life to helping people take command of their lives in highly effective, powerful, and positive ways. This week she joins the SHAIR Podcast to talk about her book Third Eye Meditations: Awaken Your Mind, Spirit, and Intuition. Dr. Shumsky goes on to explain the purpose of guided meditation and how the way we speak to ourselves can manifest in our lives. She gives us some simple yet powerful [...]

By |2020-05-27T22:28:09+00:00May 18th, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments

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

How Powerful You Are with Holly Whitaker

Today we are excited to have Holly Whitaker on The SHAIR Podcast. She was the co-host of the HOME podcast, the bestselling author of Quit Like a Woman, and the founder of Tempest, a holistic, evidence-based digital recovery platform It’s not just people in addiction recovery who hit a bottom. We all will have that point of reckoning in our lives that will turn us inside out. The current pandemic will force many of us to reevaluate how we think about ourselves and the world. Holly talks about her struggle with the desire to be numb and escape oneself. She tells us that as people in recovery, we [...]

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

A Spiritual Antidote for the Coronavirus with Rabbi Simon Jacobson

A Spiritual Antidote for the Coronavirus with Rabbi Simon Jacobson A few months ago, life was normal and predictable. But the coronavirus has drastically changed our lives, seemingly overnight, and we are all reeling from the mental, emotional, and spiritual fallout. It is a challenge for those fighting addiction, but today's guest says it's a special opportunity for those in recovery. Today, we have Rabbi Simon Jacobson on The SHAIR Podcast. He is the author of the best-selling book Toward a Meaningful Life and heads The Meaningful Life Center. Rabbi Jacobson brings us profound insight and clarity into the chaos and upheaval coping with [...]

By |2020-04-10T15:46:24+00:00April 14th, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments