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SGR Ep195 - Yoga in Recovery with Chelsea Rappel

SGR Ep195 - Yoga in Recovery with Chelsea Rappel

Chelsea Rappel is a Yoga instructor and person in long term recovery. She invited Seth and I out to Ume Yoga in Oakland California to talk recovery and then participate in one of her awesome 12 step recovery yoga meetings. We had a damn good time, created some great conversation, and also had some laughs. Listen in to find out how yoga can help keep you on the right path in life and recovery.

SGR Ep194 - 10 Things to do When You Feel Like Shit

SGR Ep194 - 10 Things to do When You Feel Like Shit

What do I do when I feel like shit? I have had a weird last few weeks and noticed myself drifting from my program and routine, and I could really feel it. I was feeling irritated, angry, and I think a case of the fuck its was really starting to spread like a disease throughout my small little human Shane Ramer brain. So what did I do?


SGR Ep174 - A Champion Spirit | Tate Gunning

SGR Ep174 - A Champion Spirit | Tate Gunning

Tate Gunning was a star athlete in high school and accepted a baseball scholarship to Arizona State University. It was not long before Tate had a taste of the party life in college, which led to a 15 year battle with addiction. Finally, while living homeless, he overdosed on heroin and nearly died—this was also the experience that changed his life.

 

SGR Ep160 - Finding Your Passion with Dr. Nancy Irwin

SGR Ep160 - Finding Your Passion with Dr. Nancy Irwin

Dr. Nancy Irwin is an Addiction Therapist who specializes in hypnotherapy and other holistic approaches for treating addictive behavior. Dr, Irwin has been featured in a wide variety of media outlets including Fox and MSNBC.

SGR Ep145 - Let's Shoot the Sh%t & Have Some Fun with Church & Other Drugs

SGR Ep145 - Let's Shoot the Sh%t & Have Some Fun with Church & Other Drugs

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

SGR Ep101 - Former NFL Linebacker Matt Mayberry

SGR Ep101 - Former NFL Linebacker Matt Mayberry

Matt Mayberry, a former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is currently one of the most read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as an acclaimed keynote speaker and peak performance strategist. He has just released his book, Winning Plays: Tackling Adversity and Achieving Success in Business and in Life, which reveals how he treated failure as a way to start over.

It's difficult to believe that as a teenager Matt was a full-blown drug addict and criminal.

LIsten to Matt's amazing journey from delinquency, to the NFL, to the monumental disappointment of his life, and how instead of allowing it to destroy him he transformed it into the foundation of his present day success.

SGR Ep99 - Be a Better Human w/ David Rachford

SGR Ep99 -  Be a Better Human w/ David Rachford

David Rachford is the creator and host of "The Better Human Challenge," a podcast on personal development that challenges you to become your best self. At the age of 40, David found himself overweight, abusing alcohol, and not living in alignment with his values. He tells us how he found sobriety, regained his health, and dropped 50 pounds. David Rachford's philosophy focuses heavily on being of service. He now teaches others to follow a similar path by teaching yoga and with his podcast and website.

SGR Ep92 - The Intervention W/ Ken Seeley & John Southworth

SGR Ep92 - The Intervention W/ Ken Seeley & John Southworth

Ken Seeley and John Southworth, known as regulars on the A&E program Intervention, took it upon themselves to take the bureaucratic steps necessary to make case management and addiction intervention billable to insurance companies. They paid out of their own pockets to travel the country on a mission to make this specialized area an accredited field. Now they are training the very first accredited CCMI case managers and interventionists in their new program! Listen to their addiction stories and how they are now changing people's lives in sobriety. This episode was recorded live from Nashville at the Innovations In Behavioral Health conference hosted by Foundations Recovery Network. 

SGR Ep91 - You've Got Issues W/ Anna David

SGR Ep91 - You've Got Issues W/ Anna David

Anna David is a recovering cocaine addict and alcoholic who has been sober for over 15 years. She is a New York Times bestselling author of six books and has written for The New York TimesThe LA TimesDetailsPlayboyPeopleCosmo, The Huffington Post, and many other publications.

She is also the creator of the After Party Magazine and the After Party Pod. Anna sold the site but continues to run it and its parent site, RehabReviews.com.

Now Anna is developing a writing course and has just launched her new podcast, You’ve Got Issues, where her guests discuss their pettiest issues and try to find out the deeper meaning behind them.

Anna tells us that one of the best things about being sober is “knowing you can go anywhere and be yourself... you don’t need any lubricant to make you someone else,” and reveals the rest of her answers during the Heart and Hustle round! 

SGR Ep90 - How to Challenge Yourself and Overcome Adversity W/ Rich Roll

SGR Ep90 - How to Challenge Yourself and Overcome Adversity W/ Rich Roll

Best selling author, athlete, and podcaster, Rich Roll, believes that it's only when things don't go your way that you find out what you're capable of, and this is why he likes to push the limits of his body and his mind. He also shares his views on his relationship with his wife and kids, his advice for addicts and alcoholics who want to recover, and how a work/life balance should not be as balanced as we're led to believe.

SGR Ep89 - One Year No Beer W/ Ruari Fairbairns

SGR Ep89 - One Year No Beer W/ Ruari Fairbairns

Ruari Fairbairns used to be a wild drinker in a culture where alcohol is accepted and even expected. As he grows older and starts a family, he realizes he can't have a happy marriage and a successful career if he continues to drink. He decides to quit, but he finds that the people he used to party with couldn't understand that he wasn't going to drink anymore. This is when he and a friend come up with the idea of the One Year No Beer, a challenge for people who want to try a sober lifestyle but don't have the support from family and friends. 

SGR Ep88 - Sick Boys: How to Deal with Feeling Emotions in Sobriety

SGR Ep88 - Sick Boys: How to Deal with Feeling Emotions in Sobriety

How can people in recovery cope with tragedy and loss? What would you do in sobriety when faced with grief and uncertainty? Would you relapse? Shane Ramer and his best buddy, Seth Manter, discuss what it's like feeling emotions again and how they've dealt with tough times before and after recovery.