Recovery Innovators Radio
43: Shar Jones of Beyond Hope Radio - Mother of an Addict
Addictions and overdoses are at an all-time high, taking the lives of our loved ones much too early. Today I will be talking to Shar Jones about the amazing work she’s doing in supporting families, especially moms, who have a son or daughter addicted to drugs or alcohol. Shar is the mom of addict who understands first-hand the hardship of addiction and how it affects everyone close to the addict. She knows the challenges facing families who are enmeshed with a son or daughter addicted to...
Ep 042: Joshua Shea - The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About
Most guys, and a lot of girls watch porn. There’s certainly no shortage of it on the internet. But the sheer variety and quantity of online smut can be overwhelming, and for some people, obsession is just a click away. “Sex or porn addiction” remains a controversial designation—often dismissed as a myth or providing talk-show punchlines thanks to high-profile addicts like Tiger Woods. But compulsive sexual behavior can systematically destroy a person’s life much as addictions to alcohol or...
Ep 041: Michael Gallardo - Sober Together
Michael Gallardo is the host of the Sober Together podcast and creator of the Sober Journal. Learn more: https://www.sobertogether.com/ -- Recovery Innovators Radio is to here to help you turn your addiction recovery challenges and failures into successes and freedom from everything that’s keeping you from living the life you deserve. I check in with innovative experts and individuals in the recovery industry, related fields or just “regular folks” who have had some incredible experiences...
Ep 040: Bunmi Aboaba - The Sober Advantage
Bunmi Aboaba taps into powerful energy sources to help those in recovery get their bodies natural systems synchronized and healthy again. She uses energy healing to get your body back into a healthy blueprint. She states that "By looking into and working on someone's biology, psychology, social and spiritual life, it becomes a way of boosting the positive impact I can make on the client's own sobriety journey - and on their life as a whole." Bunmi helps clients deal with day to day...
Ep 039: Dr. Damon Raskin - Nutrition, Slow Medicine, and CBD Pain Relief
As a board-certified internist and Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Damon Raskin has been doing what he loves – practicing primary care – since 1996. Treating patients in his private practice in Pacific Palisades, CA, he has earned a reputation for exceptional patient care and effective individualized treatment. A practitioner of “Slow Medicine” before the term was ever mentioned, it is his belief that the best healthcare comes from attentive, caring and committed...
Ep 037: Rocky Rosen - The Cigarette Whisperer
Ever tried to quit smoking? It's never been easier. Maybe you’ve tried everything and so far nothing has worked. We get it, It’s not your fault. You see the problem is that almost every approach to stop smoking tries to convince you that you don’t want to smoke, but you do want to smoke, and some part of you always will. Other approaches try to get rid of your urges to smoke, but the urges will never fully go away. Listen to this episode and learn a new approach, an approach that works....
Ep 036: David Essel Reveals the Big Lie of Addiction
Alcoholism is rampant in the USA. While there are many different statistics, most recovery experts agree that about 30% of Americans, or maybe even more, struggle with alcohol on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. This 30% of Americans are either dependent upon or addicted to alcohol. And for years we've been fed a huge lie about the clause and even the treatment of this disease. Number one best-selling author, counselor, life coach, addiction recovery coach and speaker David Essel for over...
Ep 035: Christina Veselak - Addiction Recovery Nutrition and the Molecule Dance
How are addictive behaviors are driven by the brain? How do you support optimal brain (and therefore mood and behavior) function using diet, amino acid therapy and other brain supportive nutrients? A well-fed, balanced brain reduces cravings and relapse and allows people to engage more successfully in the treatment and recovery process. Can you feed your brain properly to cope with stress gracefully? Find out in this episode. Christina Veselak, Garden Gate Counseling and Consulting; The...