Episode 132 - Higher and Friendly Powers with Dr. Peg O’Connor

July 7th, 2022

What if you have a hard time connecting with the God-language in 12-step recovery?  Can you still recover?  Dr. Peg O'Connor, author of the upcoming book "Higher and Friendly Powers: Transforming Addiction and Suffering," says you can.  In this entertaining and illuminating conversation, she delves into the philosophical background and historical evolution of AA to make the case for expanding our understanding of a higher power.

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Episode 131 — Getting Help with Find Addiction Rehabs

June 15th, 2022

Need help finding the right treatment center for someone you love?  Nate and David talk with Andrew, a veteran of the system, about a service that researches, rates, and provides referrals to treatment centers in all 50 states.

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Episode 130 — Natural Supplements for Sobriety Support, with Thomas White

June 6th, 2022

Thomas White, founder of Exact Nature, shares his recovery story and the hope and help he found with CBD.

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Episode 129 — The Examined Life with Jason Carter

May 27th, 2022

Jason Carter, author of the entertaining new memoir To Hell I Ride: When an Examined Life Became Worth Living, shares his story with David and Nate.

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Episode 128 — Facing Technology Addiction with Marcus Spaur

May 27th, 2022

The nonstop stimuli in our rapidly-changing world can overwhelm the human brain, sometimes with devastating consequences.  In this episode, guest Marcus Spaur suggests strategies for dealing with the new reality.

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Episode 125 — Bioenergetic Therapy with Ron Baker

May 20th, 2022

Do unexpressed feelings block our creative energy and prevent us from expressing our true self?  Veteran Broadway-star-turned-bioenergetic-therapist Ron Baker describes his own journey and practice in this conversation with David and Nate.

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Episode 127 — Leading with Authenticity, with Karen Hardwick

May 15th, 2022

How do you act when you are in a leadership position?  Do you sometimes find yourself playing a role?  In this episode,  Karen Hardwick, author of The Connected Leader: 7 Strategies to Empower Your True Self and Inspire Others, explains the power of living and leading with your true self.

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Episode 126 — Creating a Sober Life You Love, with Amanda White

May 15th, 2022

When it comes to creating positive sobriety, all of us can use a little coaching.  In this episode, Nate and David talk with Amanda White, author "Not Drinking Tonight: a Guide to Creating a Sober Life You Love."

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Episode 124 • Embodied Recovery with Michael Nolan and Greg Vorst

April 7th, 2022

Is it possible to calm the feelings that drive addiction by activating your own parasympathetic nervous system?  Can disciplines of body awareness amplify the effectiveness of other modes of recovery, such as 12-step work?  These two veterans of addiction treatment explain their pioneering practice focused on emotional sobriety.  For more information, check out embodiedrecovery.co.

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Episode 123 — Housing for Healing with Tracey Levine

March 26th, 2022

For many women who are trying to rebuild a life ravaged by addiction, finding a safe place to live is a huge challenge.  This week's guest, Tracey Levine of Healing Housing, has found purpose in her own recovery by serving women who have no other realistic options.

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