Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Catherine talks about faith and religion as being a big part of her childhood in Northern Ireland but how she never felt the need to “revisit it” until recovery As a self-identified Atheist, why Catherine felt she was “doing it wrong” in recovery What Catherine […]
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: How the story, The Wizard of Oz, is laden with such great metaphors about the use of spirituality, feelings of “home” and relationships in recovery What can you do when you’ve “lost” your brain How to advocate for yourself when you’ve “lost” connection as in covid-19 social […]
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Why Adina thinks now is the best time to connect with others and put your recovery first How Reddit (and other virtual communities) are good options How to advocate for yourself with your therapist, sober coach, recovery team etc. When to talk to your loved ones and learn […]
Hello friends! I made a quick video to outline a few steps you can take to remain sober when stuck at home! Comment on my You Tube channel or send me a message and let me know how you manage your cravings when stuck at home and living without your go-to recovery meetings!
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: How SMART compares to other 12 Step Groups What SMART believes about the self-empowering vs. powerlessness approach Tom feels SMART is a “haven” for Atheists and Agnostics Tom thinks “cross talk” is a great benefit to SMART meetings Tom shared how one knows if they are “right” for […]
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: How hearing a sermon in a church led Peter to “wake up” and start to heal the suffering within How his Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. household normalized alcohol use What led Peter to get “interventioned” at work Why Peter found SMART recovery early on in his recovery […]
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Why Adina feels letting out our feelings (and the coping strategies to do so) helps with taking an objective stance on those negative feelings Why moving one’s body is so important in recovery Spend time with “your” people and reconnect with family or connect with new friends How […]
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Why Nicole struggled with the exclusive messages received from her Church How she developed her core spiritual belief to be more inclusive vs. exclusive How little traumas can add up to a big trauma and why that matters Why it’s important to incorporate spirituality into your recovery What […]
Listen in on a Facebook Live as we discuss: What is Mindfulness? How does it differ from Meditation? And there is even a little story time at the end! Enjoy.
Welcome to today’s show! WHAT WE’LL LEARN: Why Robert considers himself a Christo-Buddhist How Tibetan Buddhism led him down a certain path for 15 years How the Dalai Lama led him towards seeing Christ as a bodhisattva How we numb out the pain and shame at the risk of ever feeling happiness Why Robert thinks […]