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Omar Pinto is an Addiction Specialist, Recovery Life Coach, and Motivational Speaker. Omar will help you find the joy and happiness in recovery, help you destroy your bad habits and then teach you how to crush it in life by achieving your dreams and life goals. This podcast showcases the most heartfelt and inspirational success stories of recovery from addiction. It will change your life.

Omar Pinto is an Addiction Specialist, Recovery Life Coach, and Motivational Speaker. Omar will help you find the joy and happiness in recovery, help you destroy your bad habits and then teach you how to crush it in life by achieving your dreams and life goals. This podcast showcases the most heartfelt and inspirational success stories of recovery from addiction. It will change your life.
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Omar Pinto is an Addiction Specialist, Recovery Life Coach, and Motivational Speaker. Omar will help you find the joy and happiness in recovery, help you destroy your bad habits and then teach you how to crush it in life by achieving your dreams and life goals. This podcast showcases the most heartfelt and inspirational success stories of recovery from addiction. It will change your life.

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SHAIR 183: The Record Collector with Shane Watson

8/14/2018
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Shane Watson is a writer, Youtuber and prevention specialist. He speaks to kids and adults about substance use for an organization called Not My Kid. It’s a nonprofit that educates students not only about addiction, but also unhealthy relationships, depression, self-injury, bullying, and suicide. His blog is called the Silver Ladder and he has an unbelievable story of addiction and recovery that proves even the most hopeless addict can turn his life around. Shane was addicted to alcohol,...

Duration:02:23:06

SHAIR 182: Bars, Bedrooms, and Bad Decisions with Cyndy L

8/7/2018
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Cyndy L says her story in recovery involves being a slow learner. She went to her first meeting at twenty-one years old, but she didn’t pick up her one-year chip till she was forty. She fell in love with alcohol at a young age, leading her to a lifestyle of bars, bedrooms, and bad decisions. It took her a long time to realize the role her childhood and genetics played in her alcoholism. Some people are proud to say they are the first person in their family to go to college, get a degree,...

Duration:01:14:18

SHAIR 181: The Victim Suit with Denise Westfall

7/31/2018
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Denise and I met 5 years ago when she was a patient at Costa Rica Recovery. We saw each other in passing at the AA and NA meetings. And when she finished her treatment, she went back to the United States. She recently returned to Costa Rica to share her story on the anniversary of her 5 year in sobriety. It impacted me so much, I asked her if she would be willing to share her story on the podcast and here we are. Denise has an intense past full of childhood trauma and abuse,...

Duration:01:42:32

SHAIR 180: The Miracle of the Mundane in Sobriety with Mark Goodson

7/24/2018
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Mark Goodson is a very active member of our SHAIR Recovery group, and it’s about time we had him on to tell us his wild story. His life of addiction started before he ever took his first drink and eventually triggered an episode of drug induced psychosis that led him to bizarre behavior, like stripping down naked in a Mexican church. Now Mark Goodson’s a sober husband, dad, and writer at his website called The Miracle of the Mundane. Merriam-Webster defines the word ‘mundane’ as dull, but...

Duration:01:56:23

SHAIR 179: 25 Years, 1 Lesson with Andrea Dye

7/17/2018
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Andrea Dye is a directionally challenged expat who no longer has to huff shoe polish to feel alive. She focuses on cultivating the positive impact of living a balanced life and collaborates on non-commercial interests with cool folks around the world. She is the author of 25 Years 1 Lesson and has a hell of a story for you today. Andrea became a raging alcoholic at the age of 14, and eventually graduated to other drugs. She was rebellious and selfish, with no intention of ever getting...

Duration:04:58:22

SHAIR 178: Warm Beer with Sam Mooney

7/10/2018
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Sam Mooney’s not writing a bestselling book or running a marathon. He’s not a celebrity or a pro-athlete. He’s a salesman who plays and coaches softball in his small town. He’s a husband to his best friend for 18 years and a father to 4 kids. Sam’s the average dude next door. But Sam was an alcoholic dad who would get so drunk that he couldn’t be trusted home alone with his kids. He would drink to the point of blackout and his wife would have to scoop the vomit from his mouth so he...

Duration:04:20:30

SHAIR 177: The Warrior Within with Sarah Mabry

7/3/2018
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Sarah Mabry is the wife of our former guest, John Mabry (SHAIR 165). John has been sober for two and a half years and now hosts the High Sobriety Podcast, but before he got clean, his addiction put Sarah and his kids through unimaginable emotional destruction. This is Sarah’s first podcast. For the first time she gets to share her story out loud. Sarah is not a recovering addict or alcoholic, but drugs and alcohol still took her over her life. She is here to talk about what it was like...

Duration:05:59:20

SHAIR 176: Against the Odds with Christopher Velona

6/26/2018
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Today we have Christopher Velona on the show. He is a sober father, philanthropist, CBD advocate, and Gene Therapy enthusiast, and Founder Project Sebastian. Project Sebastian is a charity that is racing for a cure to Batten Disease, a fatal and degenerative neurological disorder that is taking his son’s life bit by bit each day. Chris is a grateful recovering alcoholic. He grew up in a wealthy family in California and fell into heavy drinking early on in life. He was able to skirt the...

Duration:04:43:34

SHAIR 175: What It Was Like with Laura Alvarado

6/19/2018
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In addiction, there are two sides to the story. We usually have recovering addicts on the show to share their experience, but today we have an unusual guest. SHAIR host Omar Pinto interviews his ex-wife, Laura. She recounts how addiction systematically dismantled their marriage and their future as a family with their daughter. This is an important episode that shows the pain and confusion family and friends go through with a person in active addiction. Laura also tells us how she learned...

Duration:05:12:20

SHAIR 174: Genius Recovery with Joe Polish

6/12/2018
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Joe Polish is founder and president of Piranha Marketing. His Genius Network and GeniusX masterminds feature household guests like Peter Diamandis, Tony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson, Steve Forbes, and John Mackay. Joe is the creator of Artists for Addicts and Genius Recovery, an organization’s whose mission is to change the global conversation around addiction and recovery from one of judgment to one of compassion. He is currently working on an addiction recovery book with former SHAIR...

Duration:06:08:05

SHAIR 173: Dawn Nickel of She Recovers

6/5/2018
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Dawn Nickel is the founder of She Recovers, a community that focuses on women's recovery from anything and everything, including drug addiction, alcoholism, codependency, love and sex addiction, eating disorders, workaholism and perfectionism. In Dawn’s view, we are all recovering from something, and we’re stronger together. She's a strong advocate for the view that each woman in or seeking recovery must be supported to find the tools and pathways that will work best for her as an...

Duration:01:51:49

SHAIR 172: Recovery 2.0 with Tommy Rosen

5/29/2018
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How does a person go from a rock bottom life in addiction to leading an extraordinary life in sobriety? Listen to Tommy Rosen’s story of true transformation! Not only will Tommy be celebrating 27 years of sobriety, he is the founder of Recovery 2.0, a yoga teacher, and an author. He’s built a mecca for recovery and has created an enormous resource for people who want to get clean and sober by integrating the mind, body, and spirit. CLEAN DATE: June 23rd, 1991 Listen to Tommy’s powerful...

Duration:02:21:59

SHAIR 171: Give Yourself a Chance with Ken Rivord

5/22/2018
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Today we have an insane show with my guest Ken Rivord, who actually flew down to Costa Rica to record this episode with me to celebrate his 6 year of sobriety. After a typical Tico breakfast, we begin with an account of Ken’s Costa Rican travel nightmare. Everything that could go wrong, did. This was followed by another disaster, the disappearance of the first recording of this interview. Then listen we move into Ken’s harrowing story of child abuse, mental illness, IV drug addiction,...

Duration:05:58:37

SHAIR 170: Being Human with Vasavi Kumar

5/15/2018
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Vasavi is a savvy entrepreneur, licensed social worker, and a plant-based chef. She holds dual Masters degrees in Special Education and Social Work. She has been featured extensively on TV and in the media. She is now a personal development coach who truly believes that with impeccable character, work ethic, and unwavering values, you can do, be and have anything you want! Vasavi is also a grateful recovering addict and alcoholic who got out of rehab 6 months ago and has just finished...

Duration:04:22:01

SHAIR 168: Throwing Up Rainbows with Z Zoccolante

5/1/2018
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Z Zoccolante is an LA-based writer and a grad student specializing in substance and behavioral addiction. Z tells her story of addiction, which was to an eating disorder that began at the age of fifteen. Her mission is to help others gain freedom from similar disorders and addictions. She now works at a drug and alcohol rehab. Z has so much knowledge, experience, love and compassion to share. You haven't heard this kind of advice on SHAIR before. This episode will inspire many aha...

Duration:07:35:52

SHAIR 167: Racing for Recovery with Todd Crandell

4/24/2018
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Todd Crandell is widely recognized as a leading expert on substance abuse. He has overcome a thirteen-year addiction to drugs and alcohol and is the founder of Racing for Recovery, an organization dedicated to preventing all forms of substance abuse and providing positive alternatives for those battling addiction. Todd regularly competes in triathlons to bring awareness to his organization. His support group format is revolutionary in that everyone can attend, including people recovering...

Duration:01:46:14

SHAIR 166: A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery with Rosemary O’Connor

4/17/2018
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Rosemary O'Connor is a leading expert and spokesperson on women, children, and addiction. As an author, speaker, and outreach manager for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Rosemary helps people find treatment resources to save lives and restore families from substance abuse and addiction. She is also a recovery coach for women. Rosemary was an alcoholic mom who had no idea that she needed help. Eventually, her high-functioning alcoholism stopped functioning, and she had to get help or...

Duration:01:30:32

SHAIR 165: High Sobriety with John Mabry

4/10/2018
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John Mabry is a highly sought after motivational speaker, philanthropist, and athlete. He is an actor and stuntman who has been featured in numerous television projects including Cold Case, E.R., JAG, and feature films such as Super Bad and Sublime. He also has a prosthetic leg from a car accident. John experienced a charmed journey to Hollywood. He had the big bank account, the fancy condo, and the elite social circle. Soon, he was doing shots with movie stars at the Playboy Mansion. No...

Duration:02:02:24

SHAIR 164: Nowhere Left to Run with Kate Leismer

4/3/2018
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Kate Leismer is an American writer, wife, and mother who lives in Berlin. She is also the host of the About Face podcast and the author of the blog Wayward Betty where you can find essays on recovery, mindfulness, motherhood, and life as an expat. Kate's story of alcoholism spans years of denial and several foreign countries. Listen to how she finally came to terms with her drinking problem with help from The SHAIR Podcast! CLEAN DATE Feb 18th, 2016 Listen to Kate’s story now! Click...

Duration:02:12:50

SHAIR 163: Join the Nation of Recovery with Stewart Michaelson

3/27/2018
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Stewart Michaelson is one of the very active members in our SHAIR private accountability group and he is loud and proud about his journey in recovery. He is also a member of the SHAIR Space Empowerment Network and has launched his own recovery platform called Ask Me 4 My Help - Join the nation recovery! CLEAN DATE: Sept. 25, 2016 Listen to Stewart’s story now! Click here for this episodes show notes. Join SHAIR SPACE - the Empowerment Network http://shairspace.net/ Support The...

Duration:03:59:34