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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

Chakra Empowerment for Women with Lisa Erickson

Many people develop an addiction to soothe sexual abuse or childhood trauma. Our guest today is Lisa Erickson. She is a chakra-based energy worker and the author of Chakra Empowerment for Women. Lisa tells us how self-guided techniques using energy healing can be the first step in moving on from trauma. She talks about the tools and techniques she teaches her clients to deal with their emotions as they arise, giving them the power to recognize their triggers and work through their anxiety and discomfort before it takes over. This episode is full of fascinating information about men’s and women’s energy bodies and how we can connect to [...]

By |2020-03-27T18:40:52+00:00March 31st, 2020|Female Speaker, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|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

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

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 [...]

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

Financial Recovery in Sobriety with Morgan Garon

There is so much more to money than dollar signs. We have an emotional attachment to it. We can use it for the wrong reasons and in destructive ways. It’s one of the most important elements for sustained sobriety, but it’s a sensitive area that people feel uncomfortable talking about. Morgan Garon is a Financial Recovery Coach who helps her clients develop a healthy and unique relationship with money that decreases stress and anxiety, increases confidence, builds wealth and allows them to create the lifestyles they truly want. In this show, Morgan teaches us what destructive money patterns and habits look like, how to create more awareness around [...]

By |2019-09-10T13:12:29+00:00September 10th, 2019|Codependency, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments

The Blessings of Porn Addiction with Beny Schonfeld

What is porn and sex addiction, really? What does the reality of this problem look like for a person? How do you know if you're watching too much porn? What are the consequences, and why is it so hard to stop? Our guest today reveals how consuming porn is just like abusing any substance. But unlike drugs and alcohol, porn is available in our modern age for free. 24/7. There is no need to walk to the liquor store. Or call the dealer. All that is needed is the human body and a fantasy. So how can a person quit when their drug of choice is available to them any [...]

How to Take FIERCE Action in Your Life with Carolyn Colleen

Anxiety, fear, and overwhelm create a state of paralysis. How can we move past the fear and take action in our lives? Carolyn Colleen is a PhD candidate, speaker, author and coach. Out of sheer necessity Carolyn developed the F.I.E.R.C.E. 5 method, which helped her grow from a downtrodden, scared and ragged victim, standing in a food line at the Salvation Army, to the confident and successful person she is today, living a happy life she never realized she deserved. In this episode, she talks about her recovery from codependency and how her F.I.E.R.C.E. 5 method will empower you to transform your life in just 5 minutes at a [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:19:10+00:00June 18th, 2019|Codependency, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments

Walking Through Fire with Anne Beaulieu

Anne Beaulieu is an Emotional Intelligence Coach, Keynote Speaker, and the author of twenty books. She was always a driven, successful woman who built the perfect image for herself, but deep inside hid a darkness and rage that closed her off from the world. As a child, Anne experienced horrific emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. A warrior emerged to protect her. She vowed to snuff out her heart and approach everything with cold intellectualism. At the same time, Anne was addicted to pleasing others. She felt responsible for everyone around her. She was emotionally unhealthy, and this was reflected in all her relationships. Finally, Anne had no choice [...]

By |2019-06-10T21:44:34+00:00June 11th, 2019|Alcoholism, Codependency, Podcast, Trauma and Abuse|0 Comments