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Welcome to all sober curious, addicts, alcoholics, survivors, family members, old timers and newcomers. We are recovering out loud to end the suffering in silence. Join our host Dora who walked away from drinking and drugging after 30 years and is on a mission to normalize conversations around addiction, mental health issues and alcoholism with the Soberoso™ Podcast. Each week Dora openly shares her own experiences or invites guests on the show who tell us about their lives before and after getting clean and sober with a conversational interview. You are not alone and we do recover!

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Canada

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Welcome to all sober curious, addicts, alcoholics, survivors, family members, old timers and newcomers. We are recovering out loud to end the suffering in silence. Join our host Dora who walked away from drinking and drugging after 30 years and is on a mission to normalize conversations around addiction, mental health issues and alcoholism with the Soberoso™ Podcast. Each week Dora openly shares her own experiences or invites guests on the show who tell us about their lives before and after getting clean and sober with a conversational interview. You are not alone and we do recover!

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English

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Episodes
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A High-Functioning Alcoholic's Journey to Sobriety

5/17/2024
Join host Dora Gosselin on the Soberoso Podcast for an inspiring conversation with special guest Coach David Greer from Vancouver, Canada. David, a successful entrepreneur, opens up about his experience as a professional alcoholic and the challenges of being a high-functioning drinker. His ability to excel in his career while battling alcohol dependency made it difficult for him to acknowledge his problem, leading to years of denial. Now, with over 15 years of sobriety, David shares how his life has transformed for the better. Tune in to hear David's remarkable story of recovery, personal growth, and the life changes that come with living a sober life. You can email David at: david@coachdjgreer.com More about High Functioning Alcoholic's The 12 Steps outlined in the book of Alcoholics Anonymous The Twelve Steps Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:50:37

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Graves Into Gardens: Letting the Dead Bury the Dead

5/9/2024
Step into the latest episode of the Soberoso Podcast, where Dora bravely unpacks her therapeutic journey. After enduring months on a waitlist and undergoing half a dozen therapy sessions that courageously confronted past traumas, she found herself grappling with doubts about continuing. Dora shares how a profound revelation ultimately led her to make a bold decision—to quit therapy altogether and embrace the powerful concept of "letting the dead bury the dead" on her deeply personal journey of healing and transformation. Join us in this episode of Graves Into Gardens: Letting the Dead Bury the Dead as she shares this raw and honest narrative of self-discovery. Season 3 Episode #140 of the Soberoso Podcast. Check out Brandon Lake live from the album, Graves Into Gardens by Elevation Worship Graves Into Gardens Let the dead bury the dead Matthew 8:22 -26 Watch Now The Chosen Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:36:52

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Navigating Through Loss and Sobriety With Chastity

12/14/2023
In this episode of the Soberoso podcast, we're honored to have Chastity join us from Kansas City, Missouri, sharing her remarkable journey from battling alcoholism to discovering strength in sobriety and faith. With candor and courage, Chastity reflects on her early struggles, a pivotal moment shaped by an act of desperation, and the highs and lows of her addiction journey, sprinkled with moments of divine intervention and recent heartache. As a grieving mother and a resilient survivor, Chastity bravely shares her experience, seeking meaning in her son's passing. She opens up about her grief, finding solace in her faith and family, and offers heartfelt insights for parents navigating similar challenges with their children. Her story is a testament to resilience, highlighting the power of sobriety and the enduring strength of hope. Tune in to witness Chastity's journey as she navigates through loss and sobriety moving from darkness to a place of purpose. Season 3 Episode #139 of the Soberoso Podcast. In loving memory of : Nicholas Paul Miller JANUARY 28, 1996 – JUNE 13, 2023 Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:35:38

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Setting Boundaries and How To Begin

11/22/2023
Setting boundaries matters because they're the guardrails of our well-being. They define the limits of acceptable behavior, protecting our mental, emotional, and physical health. When we establish boundaries, we honor ourselves and communicate our needs, fostering healthier relationships. They also prevent burnout, reduce stress, and promote self-respect, empowering us to create a life aligned with our values and priorities. Boundaries are the cornerstone of self-care and personal growth, allowing us to thrive in every aspect of life. You can download this free quiz Unlocking Self Awareness to help you recognize your needs, values, and limits, empowering you to establish and maintain healthy boundaries in your life. Join us as we delve into the transformative power of boundaries. Learn how they reduce stress, elevate self-respect, and align us with our values, paving the way for a life of purpose and fulfillment. Tune in to discover the art of setting boundaries, empowering personal growth, and thriving in every part of your life in this Season 3 Episode #138 of the Soberoso Podcast. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:14:44

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Relapse, Redemption, and Rikers Island

11/2/2023
In this compelling second part of Stevie's interview, we dive deeper into her difficult journey to sobriety. Her story takes an extraordinary turn as we learn how her friends became the lifeline she desperately needed, literally saving her life by putting her on a plane to San Antonio's International Convention on July 1st, 2010. As Stevie reflects, "They say we get by with a little help from our friends, my friends literally saved my life." This episode of the Soberoso Podcast goes beyond addiction and blackouts, touching down on the crucial topic of mental health and the stigmas that often surround it. Stevie openly shares the consequences of her last relapse, which led her to a dark place, landing her on Rikers Island among some of the world's toughest inmates, and battling thoughts of ending her own life. After enduring ten challenging months, Stevie's journey took a positive turn as she was transferred to Albion. Inside, she, along with a few other inmates, initiated a 12-step program that remarkably gained traction with over 100 women on a waitlist to join. Stevie's story is a testament to the progressive nature of recovery, and she shares the beauty in this ongoing transformation. Tune in to hear Stevie's inspiring journey through the darkest of times to a place of hope and healing in part 2/2 of the Soberoso Podcast episode #137 Relapse, Redemption, and Rikers Island You can follow Stevie on Instagram here @steviebaz and tag us to let us know you are listening using #soberosopodcast. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:34:08

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The Battle of Blackouts: Stevie's Journey to Sobriety

10/26/2023
In this episode of "The Battle of Blackouts," we're joined by our special guest and friend Stevie B. from Phoenix, Arizona, with thirteen years of sobriety. Stevie's journey through addiction is a candid exploration of her battle with alcoholism. From her early days of not fitting in and seeking comfort in alcohol to her struggles with the law, this episode dives into her harrowing experiences, including multiple DUIs, a pivotal moment with a probation officer, and the realization that alcohol was a problem she couldn't ignore. Stevie's six-year streak of sobriety came to a heartbreaking end after the loss of a family member, a failed change of scenery, and a painful breakup. Her descent into a relapse even led to a shocking incident involving a stolen U-Haul and felony charges. Throughout her journey, Stevie grappled with blackouts, initially believing she'd never become like those stereotypical stories of alcoholism. But as her story unfolds, we witness her relentless struggle to stay clean and sober, repeatedly falling and rising in her pursuit of recovery. Tune in to hear her inspiring tale of resilience and redemption in part 1/2 of the Soberoso Podcast episode #136 Learn more about blackouts here Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:46:25

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5 Signs You Might Be An Addict

10/12/2023
In this episode, we delve deep into the world of addiction, offering a comprehensive guide to identify the 5 crucial signs that might indicate you or a loved one is struggling with addiction. From increased tolerance to the challenges of withdrawal, we break down the key markers you need to be aware of. Join us in this candid conversation as we share our experiences and insights into the path to recovery, offering hope, support, and understanding for those seeking a brighter, addiction-free future. Don't miss this episode of Soberoso Season 3 episode # 135 – your recovery journey begins here. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:08:02

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Anxiety Relief Through Meditation

8/10/2023
Welcome to "Anxiety Relief Through Meditation," your guide to finding peace and tranquility in the midst of life's challenges. In this podcast, we explore the powerful techniques of breath work and a full body scan to help you alleviate anxiety and stress. Hosted by Dora Gosselin, this episode offers a soothing journey into mindfulness and self-discovery. Through the art of conscious breathing, you'll learn to harness the present moment and soothe your anxious mind. Discover the magic of the body scan, a practice that leads you on a voyage of relaxation from head to toe, releasing tension and promoting well-being. Whether you're new to meditation or seeking to deepen your practice, "Anxiety Relief Through Meditation" provides a welcoming space for all levels. Remember, amidst the chaos of life, your breath is your anchor and your body is your sanctuary. Soberoso Podcast Season 3 episode -134 Anxiety Relief Through Meditation If you enjoyed this episode please take a moment to give us a review on Spotify or Apple it really means a lot to know what we are doing helps. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:18:17

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From the Psych Ward to Sobriety

7/19/2023
Ellen joins us from White Rock BC to share her journey of how casual gatherings with Moms over cups of tea turned to glasses of wine, eventually leading her to confront her drinking problem and acknowledge her struggle with alcoholism. After a challenging experience of being locked up in a psych ward, she embarked on a path of sobriety. In this inspiring conversation on the Soberoso Podcast, Ellen emphasizes the importance of letting go and how she finally found her people in a twelve-step meeting. Tune in to hear her honest reflections on the difficulties of the unknown, the pain of limiting her drinks, and the transformative power of breaking free from alcohol's grasp. Soberoso Season 3 ep #133 From the Psych Ward to Sobriety You can follow Ellen on Instagram here @healingmoments_ Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:43:37

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Breaking Destructive Patterns

7/6/2023
In the second part of this enlightening Soberoso podcast interview, Trauma Integration Coach Marcel delves deeper into the topic of destructive patterns and their impact on our lives. Drawing from his expertise and personal experiences, Marcel sheds light on the role of the nervous system in shaping our behaviors and responses to triggers. Follow Marcel on TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@marcel_coetzee Join us for this transformative episode "Breaking Destructive Patterns" as Marcel empowers individuals to cultivate self-awareness, embrace healing, and embark on a journey of creating healthier patterns and emotional well-being. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:31:09

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From Trauma to Transformation

6/29/2023
Marcel is a Trauma Integration Coach who specializes in helping individuals who have experienced overwhelming life traumas. Having gone through his own complex trauma and successfully processed and integrated it into his life, he now assists others in doing the same. His personal journey includes a series of traumatic events. His earliest memories involve witnessing his drunk father physically abusing his mother. He also suffered a stroke when he was only ten years old. At the age of 12, Marcel confronted his father, vowing to shoot him if he ever harmed his mother again. Marcel's personal experiences with trauma and addiction have shaped his understanding and empathy for others facing similar challenges. Today he shares his personal story "From Trauma to Transformation" with host Dora Gosselin and you in this episode . Soberoso Podcast Season 3 ep - 131 Follow Marcel on Tik Tok Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:37:13

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Empowering Self-Love Affirmations

6/22/2023
Join us with these soul-nurturing affirmations that will awaken your inner light and help you cultivate a deep sense of self-love. From embracing your unique qualities to releasing self-doubt, guilt, and shame, our affirmations will guide you towards a place of unconditional self-acceptance. In this episode you'll learn to harness the power of your words and thoughts, replacing negative self-talk with uplifting affirmations that celebrate your beauty, resilience, and worthiness. It's time to shine your light and live a life steeped in love, compassion, and authenticity. So, get comfortable, take a deep breath, and join Dora with these empowering affirmations that will uplift your spirit, awaken your soul, and guide you towards embracing radiant self-love. Season 3 episode #130 Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:07:59

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Healing Light: A Guided Meditation for Grief and Healing

6/7/2023
Welcome to "Healing Light: A Guided Meditation for Grief and Healing." In this deeply soothing and transformative episode, we invite you to embark on a profound journey of self-healing and renewal. Join us as we explore the intricate landscape of grief, offering a compassionate space for you to honor and process your emotions. Whether you are currently navigating grief or seeking to support your healing process, this meditation provides a compassionate sanctuary for your emotional well-being. Take a step towards healing and listen to "Healing Light: A Guided Meditation for Grief and Healing" with your host Dora in Season 3 episode #129 If you enjoyed this guided meditation please let us know by taking a moment to rate and review the Soberoso podcast. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:08:30

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5 Healthy Ways To Deal With Grief

6/1/2023
When drinking and drugging is no longer your solution or an option how do you deal with grief? In this episode Dora shares her own experience around the recent passing of her father who was diagnosed with the rare disease PSP. and how she is dealing with grieving as a woman in recovery. She says “ Don't compare how you’re healing and how you’re dealing with the trauma and grief of this loss with somebody else's healing process”. If this is your first time joining us on the Soberoso podcast, welcome..... and if you are a repeat listener, Thank you for your continued love and support. This is episode #128 Season 3 More information on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) The Soberoso Podcast is a passion project aimed at planting seeds of hope for those struggling with addiction or new to recovery. If you are enjoying the show please take the time to give us a rating and review in order to help us reach a bigger audience with this hopeful message. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:11:46

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Mental Health Today

5/16/2023
Season 3 - ep 127 May Is Mental Health Awareness month and we know that addiction and mental health issues go hand in hand. Listen to Dora's first hand experience with postpartum depression at a time when we couldn't just google it! If you are struggling with mental health issues or know someone who is please talk about it. There is no reason that we need to do it alone. Check out our Brand New T-shirt collab with Rehab Barbie and Soberoso Available for purchase here at www.rehabstudiosny.com Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:11:25

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Confident Decisions Made With The Head and Heart

4/20/2023
Season 3 ep -126 A recovering addict shares her experience on dealing with big decisions and how that looks different today compared to her old ways. When the head and heart finally line up that is when the magic starts to happen. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:12:17

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The Recovering Addict and Change

4/13/2023
Season 3 ep -125 Changes and the recovering addict is the topic of this discussion where Dora shares her personal experience around the fears that can accompany change and how she gets through these moments in life without drinking or drugging. "If nothing changes, nothing changes" Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:13:48

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Sick and Happy

1/25/2023
Season 3 ep -124 Do you have emotional sobriety? Is it possible to be happy and sick at the same time? Can you find something good in the bad or rough times? Do you look at the glass as half full or half empty? In this episode of the Soberoso podcast Dora shares her experience of being sick and happy at the same time, a true testament of her own healing journey. Check out the documentary MISSION:JOY with the Dalai Lama and DesmondTutu who share their own experiences on finding joy in troubled times. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:12:39

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Fun In Sobriety

1/18/2023
Season 3 ep -123 Change is hard and uncomfortable at first, but life really can be so much better when you are living clean and sober. If you are just starting out on your journey or attempting a 30 day sober challenge don’t give up. It will get better. In this episode your grateful host, Dora shares her own experience and shares some valuable tips on getting through the first days and having fun in sobriety. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:11:10

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Protecting Your Sobriety Around The Holidays

12/21/2022
Season 3 ep -122 part 2 The holidays can be extremely difficult for the still suffering addict and alcoholic and those who have lost loved ones during this time. In this episode we discuss some of the ways we safeguard and protect our sobriety around the holidays while throwing in a couple laughs along the way. A sober life is a life worth living and if you are sick n tired of being sick n tired, it doesn't have to stay that way. We do recover and YOU can too. Support the Show. Follow Soberoso on Tik Tok Subscribe and help us grow on YOUTUBE

Duration:00:16:15