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44: Shane Ramer - That Sober Guy

Shane Ramer is the creator and host of ThatSoberGuy.com and Sober Guy Radio. He also created, produces, and hosts a corporate podcast for a CA fortune 500 company. In September 2013, after a long battle with addiction, Shane checked himself into a 30-day rehab facility and has remained clean and sober ever since. In 2014 Shane created ThatSoberGuy.com and Sober Guy Radio, which focuses on sharing personal experience and offers resources to help those struggling and recovering from...


43: Amanda Meredith - The Addict Chick

Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll At 34, Amanda Meredith had it all – A successful career, a home, a child, and everything that should have made her happy. She was also crazy in love; his name was Cage, and their love would become her first addiction—but not her last. Some would say that love destroyed her, but what she let ravage her mind, body, and soul had nothing to do with love and everything to do with a deep-seated need to destroy herself. With the prick of a needle and a shot of...


42: Pete Mills - The Sweet Kill

The Sweet Kill embraces the internal conflict between the light and dark. Spawned from the suicide of a lover, The Sweet Kill serenades the afflicted. This melodic black-hearted dirge claws into the soul emancipating one from this psychologically infected world. The diviner of this millenarian angst is Pete Mills, who writes, produces, and performs The Sweet Kills mandate. When gothic abrasions cast mysterious shadows The Sweet Kill passionately executes a sublime form of sophistication....


41: Maria Salvatore - Recovery Yoga and Kula for Karma

Maria Salvatore is a 500-hour trained and certified yoga instructor (500-RYT), with additional training in yoga for trauma and addiction and Y12SR (yoga with the Twelve Steps). Based in Northern New Jersey, Maria has found her niche with a special group of clients: those who suffer from anxiety, depression, and addiction and trauma. She sees yoga as an earnest companion for growth that is both physical and mental, an invitation to openness, compassion, and mindfulness. “My primary...


40: Dear Nurse Susan - Live Healthy and Pain-Free with Medical Cannabis

Susan Marks, aka Nurse Susan, is passionate about the therapeutic benefits of cannabis. She is a medical cannabis patient. She has a progressive neurological movement disorder, and cannabis (high CBD, low THC) has allowed her to stop anti-seizure medication and the intolerable side effects. She is also a highly qualified healthcare professional, holding a nursing degree and several nursing certificates. She works with medical patients who want to include cannabis therapeutics in their...


39: Dr. Pari Ghodsi - Women's Health & Sexual Health Issues

Why gynecology? Tune in to meet Dr. Pari Ghodsi, as we begin by hearing her explain why she was drawn to this specialty and how she ended up becoming an OB/GYN. Tips for success at a young age With so many achievements at a young age, we ask Dr. Pari for some words of advice for people who want to be successful. She shares some of the key things that helped her to succeed throughout school and beyond, humbly stating that although she’s not the smartest person ever, her persistence paid...


38: Erik Coleman - Former NFL Player and Safety for the NY Jets

The years that shaped the future Join us to find out about the early life of NFL success story Erik Coleman, as he begins by sharing his experiences growing up in a household where both his parents were addicts. Erik discusses the struggles of his developmental years, and how the situation forced him to grow up and become a man at a young age, as he protected and shielded his little brother as best he could. Choosing the right path We ask Erik how his upbringing influenced his decisions,...


37: Kathy Fettke - Real Wealth Network Founder

Tune in to hear how Kathy went from a life as a happy stay-at-home mom with very little business experience to a highly successful author and businesswoman. Kathy shares the story of the pivotal moment that changed the course of her life. Creating a passive income through joint funding and investing Kathy continues the journey she took in learning about wealth and passive income. We hear how a small investment group grew into a community of 38,000 members, and get a brief outline of joint...


36: Dr. Sanda Moldovan - Heal Up! Seven Ways to Faster Healing and Optimum Health

Today Dr. Sanda Moldovan provides us with tips to help you heal better and tells us why “the mouth is the gateway to a person's health and well-being.” Learn why certain foods are best and find out Dr. Sanda’s thoughts about how healing can be helped by water, light and energy, oxygen, plants and more!" Dr. Sanda Moldovan is the founder of Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness. An award-winning periodontist, she tirelessly advocates non-narcotic alternatives for healing, which is the...


35: Sophie Uliano - Become Gorgeous for Good

Sophie tells us a bit about herself and the secret behind her boundless morning energy. Listen in to hear about her belief in self-care as a key to a healthy life. She mentions sleep, nourishment, discipline, and exercise in her daily routine and explains why these are important. Sleep Tune in to get Sophie’s advice on sleep. She covers little things you can avoid and steps to take to get yourself into a healthy sleep routine. Magnesium, essential oils and reading a book are on her list!...


34: Ivan Hunt - Male Role Expectations and How to Achieve Success

Empowering men and being a role model Ivan begins by summarizing his specialty niche role, and specifically how he works to help men identify any expectations or programming that has impacted their lives in negative ways. Listen in to hear Ivan’s intriguing history: how his relationship with his father, life in the military, and his own divorce led him to the year of introspection that changed the course of his life, and become inspired to help other men connect and find a source of...


33: Dr. Adi Jaffee - IGNTD and The Abstinence Myth

Dr. Jaffee is considered do have a controversial outlook on addiction, with many people attacking him over his progressive viewpoints. Listen in as he explains why he’s okay with people calling him names, what motivates him to keep going and how the traditional treatment model is changing. Non-abstinence treatment and harm reduction methods Learn about the alternative methods of recovery and find out why abstinence may not be the best route to take for every addict. Here, Dr. Jaffee...


32: Dr. Teralyn Sell - Natural Solutions (That Work!) to Mental Health & Addiction Challenges

Stop holding back on your life and start moving forward, naturally! After Dr. Teralyn explains her method of helping those with substance use disorder she discusses her initial step with her addiction clients. This is finding out what they want and what their goals are. She goes on to emphasize that she wants her clients to leave with the treatment that benefits them and that they can actually use. The comparison between talking and physical repair for addiction treatment is brought up and...


31: Paul Gilmartin - The Mental Illness Happy Hour

Background On this episode, I interview Paul Gilmartin, a stand-up comedian since 1987. He has been on several shows including a half-hour slot on Comedy Central’s Presents show “Comedy Central Presents Paul Gilmartin.” In 1995 Paul began presenting the cooking and entertainment show on TBS “Dinner and a Movie”. DAAM stopped airing in 2011 and after suffering from severe depression Paul decided to air a podcast on that very subject. “The Mental Illness Happy Hour” began in 2011. A mental...


30: Gary Kimble - Acts of Service

Today I am very excited to be interviewing Gary Kimble, an amazingly busy guy who moved to South Florida after over 35 years of living in New York City to teach the “original gangster method” of the 12-step recovery program used by Dr. Bob and Bill W. He’s in long-term recovery and has been clean and sober for almost 22 years. He’s known as the author of the live stage production “Pass It On” and his life was profoundly affected by 9/11. In addition to being a Hazelden Author, Gary is a 12...


29: Dr. Michael Fenster - Board-certified Interventional Cardiologist & Professional Chef

Some of the first cookbooks were written by physicians, and originally Rx meant "recipe." During this fascinating conversation, Dr. Fenster talks deeply about how to understand the food experience, and how our relationship with food has created "Diseases of Civilization." "All disease starts in the gut, Hippocrates figured this out 2,500 years ago, we're just catching up." This interview also reveals that not all inflammation is bad, that we just need to find a balance. How do we do this?...


Ep028: Dr. Matthew Budoff – Professor of Medicine & Top UCLA Cardiologist Talks Heart Health for American Heart Month

Dr. Budoff and Dr. Estes discuss what causes heart disease and how it can be affected by diet, health, drug use, and more. They also go deep into what you can do to decrease your chances of heart-related illness, including easy solutions available to us all. Matthew J. Budoff, M.D., FACC, is Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Cardiac CT at the Division of Cardiology at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. Dr. Budoff received his...


Ep027: Dr. Venus Nicolino aka “Dr. V” – Relationship Expert & Host of WeTV’s Marriage Boot Camp

"Relationships that work are between couples who are able to swim the depth of their emotional ocean together," says Dr. V. "And Valentine's Day is bullsh*t." Dr. Venus Nicolino, best known as “Dr. V,” is a renowned relationship expert, media personality and host of WeTV’s Marriage Boot Camp who has also been featured on Bravo's LA Shrinks. Take a compassionate and empathic understanding of Life’s Problems, add a dash of profanity and you get Dr. V. Dr. V’s edgy, humorous-yet-philosophical...


Ep026: Billie Lee – Bravo TV Vanderpump Rules & Transgender Activist

Billie Lee shares the story of her own transition and her passion for helping others who are on a similar path. Billie Lee is a transgender woman, activist, and blogger currently living in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Indiana, Billie graduated from a broadcasting academy in Illinois, where she secured her degree in radio, TV, and film. Knowing that she was ready for bigger things, Billie moved to California, where she began her journey as a stylist, working with many both in and outside...


Ep025: Dr. Vera Tarman – Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction

Dr. Vera Tarman is the Medical Director of Renascent, Canada’s largest drug and alcohol residential treatment centre. Dr. Tarman is currently overseeing Renascent’s unique 28-day live-in treatment program for women with food addiction. Dr. Tarman is the author of Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction and has spoken internationally on the subject of sugar and carbohydrate addiction. Website links: http://addictionsunplugged.com http://drveratarmanmd.com Twitter: @addunplug Facebook:...