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Kaila Yu and Kiki Wong, former bandmates dive into the explicit details of their past lives as hard-partying rockstars in Los Angeles. Follow their transformational journey from hellish hangovers to spiritual sobriety as they live out their newfound dream lives as travel writers. They are here to ultimately dispel the myth that you can't have the same kind of fun sober. Through openly sharing their personal recovery paths, they show you that a healthy, fun and invigorating transformation to sobriety is possible and real.Along the way, they’ll share the best wellness techniques from around the world that helped them stay on the sober train. The girls are always game to try out any new healing treatment no matter how silly, gnarly, or scary. To learn more, check out: https://www.fromhelltowellness.com

Kaila Yu and Kiki Wong, former bandmates dive into the explicit details of their past lives as hard-partying rockstars in Los Angeles. Follow their transformational journey from hellish hangovers to spiritual sobriety as they live out their newfound dream lives as travel writers. They are here to ultimately dispel the myth that you can't have the same kind of fun sober. Through openly sharing their personal recovery paths, they show you that a healthy, fun and invigorating transformation to sobriety is possible and real.Along the way, they’ll share the best wellness techniques from around the world that helped them stay on the sober train. The girls are always game to try out any new healing treatment no matter how silly, gnarly, or scary. To learn more, check out: https://www.fromhelltowellness.com

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United States

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Kaila Yu and Kiki Wong, former bandmates dive into the explicit details of their past lives as hard-partying rockstars in Los Angeles. Follow their transformational journey from hellish hangovers to spiritual sobriety as they live out their newfound dream lives as travel writers. They are here to ultimately dispel the myth that you can't have the same kind of fun sober. Through openly sharing their personal recovery paths, they show you that a healthy, fun and invigorating transformation to sobriety is possible and real.Along the way, they’ll share the best wellness techniques from around the world that helped them stay on the sober train. The girls are always game to try out any new healing treatment no matter how silly, gnarly, or scary. To learn more, check out: https://www.fromhelltowellness.com

Language:

English

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9168476122


Episodes

23. Overcoming Uncertainty While Being Sober

4/16/2020
Uncertainty is the root of fear. It's also been the big theme of our current time with quarantine and a global pandemic. Most people can become consumed by uncertainty, which drives them to become fearful. As recovering alcoholics and addicts, Kaila and Kiki discuss how sobriety has actually reduced uncertainty in their lives. Prior to sobriety playing in a band, life was full of uncertainty and chaos. There was no true sense of direction or faith in any process. Now, uncertainty is just...

Duration:00:31:03

22. Self-Esteem and Sobriety

4/9/2020
Let's face it, self-esteem is something that many alcoholics and addicts struggle to come to peace with. It's one of the main culprits of addiction in the first place, and it's not necessarily the easiest to come by even after sobriety. Kaila and Kikii discuss in-depth their struggles with self-esteem from an early age to adulthood. They also discuss what it was like dealing with self-esteem in the band. They also describe their experience creating vision boards, and other travel and...

Duration:00:45:00

21. How to Overcome Anxiety While Being Sober

4/2/2020
Feeling anxious? The truth is we all feel it sometimes. However, some get it bad more than others. One of the biggest reasons why people turn to alcohol and drugs is to "calm their nerves" or essentially temporarily stifle their anxiety. The only problem is it never really goes away. It's also a huge reason why people don't want to get sober in the first place. Alcohol and drugs become a crutch for anxiety and addicts feel like they can't function without it. However, you DON'T need...

Duration:00:22:01

20. What Exactly IS Sobriety?

3/26/2020
What exactly is sobriety? Can you be sober if you smoke cigarettes but abstain from alcohol? Do you have to be free of any and all addictive substances to be considered sober? The true definition of sobriety is a little hazy for us all, especially when each of our vices can vary drastically from each other. Kaila and Kiki discuss the meaning of sobriety and how it applies to their recovery journey. They also cover different trends that toe the line of sobriety like Ayahuasca Retreats,...

Duration:00:28:41

19. Traveling to LA Sober

3/19/2020
Los Angeles is a sober destination? That's right! Beyond the nightlife, bars, and clubs lies a vast world of extremely exciting things to do that doesn't include a hangover. Though famous for its notorious Sunset Strip, LA is a place of wellness, health, and creativity. You can discover some of the best wellness excursions, hidden gems, and fitness locations that will keep you sound of mind and spirit. Kaila and Kiki spent most of their party days in Los Angeles but also rediscovered the...

Duration:00:49:34

18. Overcoming Your Fears While Being Sober

3/12/2020
Fear is truly the mind-killer. It's the root of what prevents us from living our life to the fullest. And more than ever, it's beginning to take over our lives in the media. However, it's important to remember that your life does not have to be controlled by your fears. Whether you still using, just getting sober, or have been clean for years, fear should not define your future. Kaila and Kiki discuss what it's like to live in fear before they got sober. They discuss some of the reasons...

Duration:00:35:15

17. Traveling to India Sober

3/5/2020
Got a bucket list? You should definitely consider adding India to it. Most people think, "Man, traveling to India seems intimidating." The truth is, India is one of the most fascinating, spiritual, and exciting journeys you can take as a newly sober person or a booze-free veteran. With yoga retreats, sacred temples, and a generally dry population, India is up and coming on one of the top wellness destinations for those who are feeling adventurous. Kaila and Kiki discuss their experience...

Duration:00:26:44

16. Dealing with Resentments

2/27/2020
Whether you are using regularly, casually, or are completely sober, resentments can be a stifling issue in your day-to-day life. Sometimes, they can eat away at our self-esteem or our respect for others. As previous alcoholics and users, resentments can be the cause of substance abuse in the first place, creating a downward spiral of anger and guilt. It's so crucial to understand our resentments and move forward in a constructive way. Kaila and Kiki discuss some of their resentments...

Duration:00:39:24

15. Sober Rituals and Routines

2/20/2020
Rituals and routines are literally the best way most sober people function. After all, staying on a tight schedule keeps you from straying away from your goals on staying clean. So, what's a daily routine like for these ex-partying rockstars? Kaila and Kiki give the inside scoop on what it was like trying to survive a hectic schedule of being on the road in a rock band. They also talk about what it was like touring and partying and trying to survive their tour in an all-girl band. They...

Duration:00:38:28

14. Valentine's Day Episode - Being in a Relationship Sober

2/13/2020
It's Valentine's Day! Well, the day before at least. This time of year can either be really amazing or really tricky to get through. Sure, chocolates, roses, and delicious dinner are fun and great. However, staying sober once all the "wine and dine" is over (literally) can be tricky. Kaila and Kiki talk all about their experiences being in a relationship sober. From first dates to long-term relationships, they discuss some of their highs and lows about getting sober while being in a...

Duration:00:44:29

13. Surviving Your Nightmares of Losing Sobriety

2/6/2020
NIGHTMARES. We all have them. Some are more terrifying than others. For those who are going through recovery, one of the biggest nightmares that tend to occur is relapse nightmares. Whether you've done it intentionally, it happens all of a sudden, or you're actually fantasizing about it, relapse dreams are extremely common and can downright leave you SHOOK. Kaila and Kiki talk about some of their gnarliest recovery nightmares from the funny to the wicked. They share their experiences of...

Duration:00:33:59

12. How to Travel to Tokyo Sober

1/30/2020
Tokyo is one of the most exciting destinations to travel to. However, because of it's heavy drinking culture, insanely awesome party scene, and seemingly never-ending nightlife, it can seem difficult for someone who is in recovery. Kaila and Kikii dispell the myth that Tokyo is only for party-people and explain the ins and outs of how to plan the perfect trip to Tokyo sober. Through their sleepless party tour experiences with the band, they learned some of the best experiences and some to...

Duration:00:39:43

11. How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off When You're Sober

1/23/2020
Weight loss...weight gain...weight out of control...all of it is not uncommon when you're first getting sober. Depending on what your "drug of choice" was, weight can seem to stick or fall off in unwanted places. Kaila and Kiki dive into a hilarious but also a deep conversation about weight gain and loss during their binge partying. They also discuss different ways to stay fit, keep the weight off (healthily), and some of the struggles they faced with body image before and after...

Duration:00:42:54

10. Best Sober Travel Destinations

1/16/2020
One of the most difficult things to do when you first decide to get sober is to travel. Many destinations are targeted for regular drinkers and people who just want to "kick back with a beer at hand." Traveling can be a pretty bad trigger for most. The key is to travel to destinations that are sober friendly. So, where exactly are these places? Kaila and Kiki go into detail some of their crazy party stories during the tour days overseas. They also discuss how some of these destinations...

Duration:00:46:44

9. The Healing Power of Animals and Recovery

1/9/2020
During recovery, it's common for people to invest their time and effort into a healthy relationship. What better relationship is there than one with your beloved pets? Studies have shown that having a therapy animal during the recovery process actually helped patients respond to treatment positively. Kaila and Kiki discuss the importance of animals in their lives from childhood, to endless partying, to rock bottom, and to their current sober lifestyles. They talk about their fuzzy children...

Duration:00:41:51

8. How We Saved $25,000 in Our First year of Sobriety and Other New Years Resolutions

1/2/2020
Addictions are not only tough on the body, mind, and soul but also extremely taxing on your bank account. Endless nights of drinking at parties and clouded inhibition can lead to a ton of unwanted credit card and cash transactions. After ditching the drinks and partying, we talk about how we (mostly Kiki) saved $25K in our first year of sobriety. We discuss how our spending habits were like during the party high days, what it was like spending money on tour, and how we cut costs while...

Duration:00:41:11

7. How to Travel Sober

12/26/2019
As a newly sober person, you may be thinking of a vacation or break from the stress of sobriety is a great idea to ease your mind body and spirit. However, traveling sober can be tricky since it's easy to fall into old habits. Kaila and Kiki dive into the details of what it was like traveling and touring in a rock band all across the world. From long international drunken flights to surviving the stresses of travel on the worst hangovers, they dive into what it was like before, what it was...

Duration:00:48:51

6. How to Date Sober

12/19/2019
Dating, one of the biggest arch-nemesis of all sober people. We all want to meet that special someone, but it's not always easy without a little liquid courage. However, it's difficult trying to date in Hollywood where people meet at bars and casual recreational drug use is common. Kaila and Kiki tell detailed stores about their experiences dating under the influence and off the sauce. They also dive into what it was like dating while touring on the road in a rock band internationally and...

Duration:00:50:35

4. Surviving the Hollywood Party Scene without Drugs - Interview with Dominic DeLuca

12/12/2019
In this episode, we interview our good friend Dominic DeLuca from Brooklyn Projects. Dominic is a former MTV VJ and has been a roadie for many of the top Metal bands in the world. He is also more obsessed with cats than Kiki is (which is seriously a RIDICULOUS amount). Though he puts on a rough and tough exterior, you can find Dom at your local cat cafe hanging out with the fluffiest of kitties. However, the sober(ish) kitty life wasn't always his main deal. As someone who survived the...

Duration:00:59:01

5. How to Survive the Holidays Sober

12/12/2019
It's that time of year again! The holidays are here and it's bringing all the holiday cheer and reminders of using and beer. So, how do you keep away from alcohol and drugs during the holidays? Kaila and Kiki discuss the details of their holiday party experiences, though it didn't really require a special time of the year to party. Kiki also discusses some boozing experiences while she was on the road with the band during the holidays. They'll also talk about what it's like during the...

Duration:00:46:57