She shares about watching the miracle of recover happen in her family and about her own spiritual awakening while working the 9th Step. Don and Sam discuss helping a newcomer, and the importance of being open and connected to other AA members and to God. After Don and Sam give a preview of the May ’23 issue of Grapevine, Taylor the Sailor shares his experience, strength and hope as a frequent traveler in AA. He found that with willingness the hoops he had to go through proved large.
How I Quit Alcohol is a sobriety podcast hosted by trauma-informed sober coach Danni Carr. In January of 2017, Danni and her husband decided to quit alcohol after years of partying and binge drinking—and it changed their lives for the better. In each episode, Danni sits down with guests to discuss topics like self-compassion, health, and mindset sober house shifts that help with recovery. Tricia Lewis quit drinking alcohol in November 2016 and hasn’t looked back since. She hosts and produces Recovery Happy Hour, a podcast that celebrates inspiring stories of recovery from alcohol addiction and misuse. On her podcast, Tricia discusses life beyond the bottle and what happens after we get sober.
Podcast No. 5: The Bubble Hour
But if you’ve been struggling with alcohol use and could use more support, programs like Ria Health can help. Started in 2018, Sober Pod is a recovery podcast hosted by a group of friends named Sam, Devin, and Chris. They’re self-proclaimed to be a little unconventional, and they started the podcast because they believe in helping others in recovery. Because of their demeanor, viewers have said that listening to Sober Pod feels similar to hanging out with a friend. The Bubble Hour is a podcast hosted by Jean McCarthy, an author and blogger well-known for her work in the recovery space. It offers hundreds of episodes with stories from those in sobriety and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Talks to Don and Sam about how alcohol stopped working for him and how AA made his life worth living again. Greg relates how the Steps helped him find his authentic self. Now he sits up front at meetings to pay attention and hear, because he must deal with sobriety every day.
Lauren shares with Don and Sam about searching out live meetings again, and her gratitude for the tools to summon Steps 1, 2 and 3 when necessary. Lauren also shares info about the upcoming Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly. They provide many suggestions for making the most of the experience.
- The Breaking Free podcast empowers listeners to reclaim their identity, their process of recovery and their wellness, so they can live a more fulfilled, free, and self-directed life.
- The concept for this podcast came from being the only Black woman at Brave Magic, a writing retreat hosted by Elizabeth Gilbert and Cheryl Strayed.
- He has many years sober under his belt and can offers amazing advice to his guests, sometimes information that they didn’t know about themselves.
On her podcast, she speaks to various people in the sobriety community to discuss their personal relationships with alcohol and how they navigate life, alcohol-free. After struggling with substance use disorders from a young age, Shane sought out professional care and began his journey to recovery. Shane’s podcast is dedicated to helping others discover the benefits of sobriety and a life without substances.
Each week long-time AA members Don and Sam will interview a different member about their experience, strength and hope, in a casual “meeting after the meeting” manner. We are Sheri and Matt Salis, and our marriage survived active alcoholism. We were shocked to find our relationship in even more trouble in recovery because of the pain, lack of trust and years of resentment that sobriety exposed. But we are making it work, and we are sharing our painful story with the millions of alcoholic couples dealing with both active alcoholism, and also the challenges of recovery. Host Lynn Matti, author, clinical counselor, and master recovery coach, offers her professional and personal wisdom for those looking to discover more about holistic mental wellness.
- The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
- There’s an Ask-it-Basket question about the Forewords to the Big Book, and a couple listener comments too.
- To make sure that you continue to do them, pick activities that are simple and accessible, such as hiking or journaling.
- Caller Spencer requests hearing Bill W.’s talk from the 1950 Convention, and we play excerpts of Bill talking about the Traditions and the soon-to-be Conference.
- A weekly, one-minute podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR.
Robbins wrote about her experience for HuffPost… and then the comments came pouring in. Folks who have also been “othered” finally felt seen by the article. A weekly podcast series from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR. This hilariously witty and casual approach to an otherwise daunting subject is sure to give you some solid tips and tricks for getting and staying sober. A Sober Girls Guide provides a community for sober, like-minded women in recovery around the world.
The Women’s Recovery Center Gave Me a Life with My Children
As he gained support, developed new skills, and began to understand addiction, his depression lifted and drugs and alcohol became less critical in his life. That experience had a profound effect on his life and the work he does today. Addiction creates so much pain for so many people, and Duane wants people to know that there is help and support — that people do get better. Discusses his 45 years of sobriety with Don and Sam and answers an “Ask the Old-Timer” question from a listener. In a “Blast from the Past” Father Martin talks amusingly about how you might know if you’re an alcoholic. From Toronto shares with Don and Sam about the early days of getting sober and the rewards of sobriety.
How addictive is alcoholism?
The fact that alcohol addiction far outweighs addiction to illicit drugs suggests that alcohol is extremely addictive. Some studies show that 1 in 12 Americans have alcohol use disorder.
Take a Break from Drinking is a podcast hosted by life coach Rachel Hart. On the show, she talks about the many aspects of sobriety and moderation, from dealing with doubt to the art of habit change. Her conversations with guests show that life doesn’t get boring when you quit alcohol.