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Episode 51: How to Find Recovery Without A Belief in A Higher Power

Welcome to today’s show!   WHAT WE’LL LEARN:   How John’s early view of religion helped shape his identity in the world Why did John ultimately decide to conform to religious beliefs even though his family had decided religion was not a part of their worldview How John’s traumatic experience (and how he absorbed that […]

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Quote of The Day

It helps us to remember that we got sober by being vulnerable, we got sober by reaching out, by asking for help, when we just couldn’t do it anymore, and we were just were so tired of fighting the good fight. And we got into a street fight with vulnerability, and vulnerability won. Thank god […]

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Episode 50: Let’s talk about the Spirituality Question: Q and A with Adina

Welcome to today’s show!   WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Adina answers a question from a listener that’s probably been on many of your minds. How being vulnerable relates to recovery What does connection have to do with recovery Why Adina feels people don’t recover without addressing this question and how she uses it in her Hypnotherapy […]

How to Have Faith and Belonging in Recovery: Video

Listen in on a Facebook Live as we discuss: faith (as a verb), love, belonging, and I walk you through a little exercise in radical acceptance! This exercise is for anyone who has ever felt like they didn’t quite belong in a group setting.

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Quote of The Day: Radical Acceptance

And so my belief is that without radical acceptance, people never feel safe enough to venture into any kind of change. And in order for me to get well, I had to change a lot. So I swim against the tide of non radical acceptance. ❤️ -Teresa McBean on the Atheists in Recovery podcast

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Episode 48: How to Find Faith in Recovery: Faith as A Verb

Welcome to today’s show!   WHAT WE’LL LEARN: How Teresa’s irreligious background led to her spiritual awakening in her 20’s How Teresa is building bridges to recovery for families suffering from addiction Why she views faith as a problem What is radical acceptance Why Teresa feels her recovery changed her faith What Teresa found in […]