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If you are tired of something else managing your life instead of you, this is the place to be. In each episode we dive into the different stages of recovery from addictive behaviors including abuse of alcohol, drugs, or ones self. Hosted by Matt and Maggie who are currently in recovery from their own individual addictions. They will share their own personal stories, have special guests tell theirs, and encourage the listener to draw their own conclusions, helping them find freedom from their own addiction.

If you are tired of something else managing your life instead of you, this is the place to be. In each episode we dive into the different stages of recovery from addictive behaviors including abuse of alcohol, drugs, or ones self. Hosted by Matt and Maggie who are currently in recovery from their own individual addictions. They will share their own personal stories, have special guests tell theirs, and encourage the listener to draw their own conclusions, helping them find freedom from their own addiction.
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If you are tired of something else managing your life instead of you, this is the place to be. In each episode we dive into the different stages of recovery from addictive behaviors including abuse of alcohol, drugs, or ones self. Hosted by Matt and Maggie who are currently in recovery from their own individual addictions. They will share their own personal stories, have special guests tell theirs, and encourage the listener to draw their own conclusions, helping them find freedom from their own addiction.

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English

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Episodes

The Fallout | Episode 6.0

9/17/2019
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We do some things we regret when we use and abuse, but that doesn't mean our lives need to stop moving forward. In this episode, Drew Sutherland joins Maggie and Matt as we talk about what comes along with substance abuse and how we are all dealing with the "fallout" in our lives currently.

Duration:01:24:48

Letting Go of Shame | Special Feature? 5.2

8/23/2019
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Shame is brutal. No other way to put it. It can crush your spirit for your entire life. So isn't it worth talking about? Let's dive in to the deep end to figure out, as a team, how to put that demon where it belongs, behind us. For once and for all....

Duration:00:37:58

Living in the Moment | Music that Matters | Special Feature 5.1

8/7/2019
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We spend most of our time living in the past, or we ponder a future filled with worry and doubt. Let's work together to figure out how to live in the moment, soaking up everything this life has to offer.

Duration:00:17:32

Emotional Well Being | Episode 5.0

7/25/2019
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We aren't really sure why people don't talk about their emotions very often. It's almost as if they have a stigma about them and nobody wants to touch them. Well, in recovery we have no choice to confront what we have been running from. All those negative and overwhelming emotions. In this episode Matt and Maggie share some insight on emotions and feelings, offering tools and methods to better confront, understand, and embrace what we feel.

Duration:01:04:07

Finding Happiness | Special Feature 4.2

6/20/2019
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In this brief special feature, Matt reminds us that happiness is just as important in recovery as anything else. Without feeling good on the inside, we can't spread joy to others in our daily walk.

Duration:00:12:24

Motivation Through Music | Music That Matters | Special Feature 4.1

6/8/2019
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In this special feature of episode 4, Matt shares music that offers motivation for anybody who needs a "Pick Me Up". This episode is guaranteed to deliver songs that will make you stand up, take charge of your life, and feel good doing it.

Duration:00:22:56

The Dreaded Relapse | Episode 4.0

5/31/2019
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We are excited to share the details of a very recent relapse with a special guest who just experienced it. This episode consists of a Q and A session with that guest and we dive into the warning signs and the resolutions available when the dreaded relapse occurs. Most importantly, how to get right back on your recovery road and continue to grow strength from within.

Duration:01:16:27

A Little Honesty | Special Feature 3.2

5/24/2019
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In this special feature of episode 3, Matt takes a few moments to be real and share with you his current struggles as he rides the ebbs and flows of recovery. Recovery isn't supposed to be perfect, hear Matt explain his take letting your failures go and changing your focus on what really matters.

Duration:00:19:46

Maybe It's Time | Music That Matters | Special Feature 3.1

5/12/2019
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In this special feature of episode 3, Matt reveals some truths behind the lyrics of the song, "Maybe It's Time", sung by Bradley Cooper from the movie, "A Star is Born". Hear these insights as well as the story behind the making of this masterpiece of a song.

Duration:00:19:02

The Make Up? | Episode 3.0

5/8/2019
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In this episode, your hosts Matt and Maggie discuss coming to the realization of potential relapse due to questioning your decision to depart from your ism. We analyse having second thoughts, defeating fears, and learning to rely on yourself to carry you through recovery.

Duration:00:58:50

The Jellinek Curve | Special Feature 2.2

5/3/2019
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In this Special Feature of episode 2, Matt reviews and provides details on this incredibly useful recovery tool for the listener. The Jellinek Curve is a sequence of events showing the details of an addict from the beginning stages of addiction, to the resolution of their addictive behavior and everything to expect along the way.

Duration:00:22:26

God of Wine | Music That Matters | Special Feature 2.1

4/30/2019
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In this special feature to episode 2, Matt dives into another song that relates to the daily struggle of the addict, providing further evidence that so many people in the world struggle just like you, and that there is hope.

Duration:00:13:37

The Break Up - Episode 2.0

4/25/2019
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In this 2nd installment of Beat Your Ism - Recovery For All, we compare the similarities between the end of a relationship with another person, to the end of the relationship with your addiction. Hear stories and suggestions on how to manage this challenge, and when you begin to move on, what you might expect.

Duration:01:08:26

Maggie's Moment | Special Feature 1.2

4/19/2019
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This recording did not end up in Episode 1 but is worth a listen for sure! Find more out about Maggie and how / when she started to change her life for the better.

Duration:00:07:44

What's an Ism? | Special Feature 1.3

4/19/2019
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In this special feature Maggie further defines what an Ism is in her mind, and translates that to application in ones life.

Duration:00:04:28

Music that Matters | Special Feature 1.1

4/15/2019
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In this special feature to Episode 1, Matt shares 2 songs from his journey with you by reading and breaking down the lyrics, and explains how they have had an impact on his recovery. This will be a recurring theme in Special Features section of future episodes with new music each time.

Duration:00:11:56

Getting to Know Us | Episode 1.0

4/10/2019
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Maggie and Matt tell their individual stories of their own addiction, and offer their insight on situations or feelings that so many of us struggle with. We also discuss what the listener can expect from this podcast moving forward, and extend an invitation for the listener to engage with us interactively.

Duration:00:53:43