There are hundreds of thousands of people struggling with addiction today. In todays episode, Shane talks about some of those we have lost along the way, and how we can play a role in helping someone just by asking them how they are doing.
After dropping out of high school to sell drugs, hip-hop artist Mike Gambo soon found himself struggling with his own addiction to opiates. After a 6 year battle in and out of detox and methadone clinics, Mike eventually found himself homeless and hopeless. It was there he decided he would need to get clean, or die.Read More
I recently had an opportunity to chat with Jed and Jay from Church & Other Drugs. These 2 dudes are awesome and good examples that you can be real and honest about your recovery, but still have a good time doing it. With all the heavy and serious content we sometimes put out, It was a great reminder for me to practice one of my favorite rules, Rule 62; Don't take yourself so damn serious! Check it out and check out Church and Other Drugs.Read More
Tripp Lanier is not an alcoholic, but he is a dude who enjoys coaching other dudes and top entrepreneurs around the world to get out of the shallow end of the pool, redefine success, and align their work with what they were put on this Earth to do. Tripp is the creator and host of one of my favorite podcasts The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp.Read More
Adam Jasinski was the winner of the popular television series "Big Brother 9" where he earned the $500,000 prize. Adam later admitted to using portions of the money to buy large quantities of drugs to both use and distribute. He was charged in 2009 by the DEA for possessing 2,000 Oxycodone pills with intent to distribute.Read More
Good friend and fellow sober guy Seth Manter joins the show again to discuss the power of thought, navigating through early sobriety, and also shares why he bought a couch that had been pissed on. The guys also read an email from listener Sarah who asks how to deal with a loved one who is addicted and suffers from chronic relapses.Read More
May is mental health awareness month. Jess and Shane chat about this months 1 Million Mowhawk Challenge, mental health, and share thoughts and ideas that sometimes make sense...and sometimes do not...all in good fun.Read More
Zach Gowen is one of the most inspirational athletes in the world. Overcoming a broken home, childhood cancer, leg amputation, and drug and alcohol addiction. He’s the world’s first 1-legged professional wrestler, former WWE superstar, former American Ninja Warrior contestant.Read More
Jaana Woodbury was one of my favorite people to meet at the Innovations In Recovery Conference. Her own story and struggle with addiction is enough to keep you on the edge of your seat, but to hear what her and her husband are doing today in the recovery community is amazing.Read More
Claudia Christian has been in the film and television business as a performer for over 30 years. She has starred in over 50 films and thousands of hours of television. Sci -fi fans around the world know her from her work on the Hugo award winning show Babylon 5. What many may not know is that she struggled with addiction for many years before finding a path to sobriety using The Sinclair Method.Read More
Amanda Nelson is 18 months sober from a 17 year drug and alcohol addiction. Amanda has multiple arrests, a felony, and has tried treatment multiple times. Today, she has changed her life and has been accepted to Penn State University.Read More
Trevor Riesinger is a long time resident of Vacaville, CA and is married with three kids. A machinist by trade, Trevor is also an accomplished artist and loves the outdoors and being creative. As a troubled youth he got involved in gangs and drugs, but in 2002 began a new life pursing God. Today, Trevor is a completely transformed man, and is deeply involved in his local church The Father's House.Read More
"Michael Graubart" is a New York Times bestselling author. His new book, Sober Dad: The Manual For Perfectly Imperfect Parenting is based upon being a father in recovery. Michael is married and the father of four children. He writes under a pseudonym to maintain his anonymity and speak frankly about his experiences in Twelve Step recovery.
Ryan Hampton is a featured contributor to the Huffington Post on addiction and politics. He currently serves as the Los Angeles outreach lead for Facing Addiction, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in America. Hampton, along with his best friend Garrett Hade, produced a 7-part documentary series, Facing Addiction Across America, chronicling their cross-country journey to the DNC advocating for reform and seeking out other like-minded people in long-term recovery to join the growing movement to end the addiction epidemic.Read More
Lou Redmond is a motivational messenger on a mission to show people the greatness they have within them. In this episode we discuss finding your purpose, changing routines, losing old friends, college drinking, new relationships, meditation, and being proud to be sober.