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SGR Ep120 - Dr. John Mendelson

SGR Ep120 - Dr. John Mendelson

Dr. John Mendelson is an addiction specialist and professor of medicine at UCSF. John has an extensive background in addiction treatment, operating multiple methadone clinics in the poverty and drug inflicted area of the Tenderloin in San Francisco.

SGR Ep110 - Ryan Leaf

SGR Ep110 - Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf was a first round draft pick in the 1998 NFL draft. He went on to play in the NFL for four seasons, but his career was cut short due to personal issues and injuries. After his NFL career ended, he battled drug abuse which ultimately led to him serving time in state prison. Today, Ryan has turned his life around and speaks regularly to others who struggle with addiction. He is the Program Ambassador for Transcend Recovery Community and also Chairman of the Focused Intensity Foundation which raises scholarship money to help support those who need to attend rehab.

TSGP Ep84 - How to Breakthrough Strife and Create Opportunities w/ Jason MacKenzie

TSGP Ep84 - How to Breakthrough Strife and Create Opportunities w/ Jason MacKenzie

Jason MacKenzie is a writer, and the creator of The Book of Open. Jason drank as a way of coping with his wife Cindy’s bi-polar disorder. In 2010, the pain was too much, and Cindy took her own life. Jason was also left with two young daughters to now raise on his own, and...

TSGP Ep83 - Why I Quit Drinking | Larry Hagner | The Good Dad Project

TSGP Ep83 - Why I Quit Drinking | Larry Hagner | The Good Dad Project

Larry Hagner is a husband and father of 4 boys, and is also the founder of The Good Dad Project, a strong community of Fathers who all share a set of values. Larry is the Author of The Dads Edge, a best-selling book directed at helping Dads and Husbands be at the top of their game. Larry also hosts the Good Dad Project Podcast with Co-Host Shawn Stevenson. 

He has developed a reputation as an honest man who wants to share his experience with others and give back. This is not to say there have not been challenges along the way. In this episode, Larry talks about growing up in an alcoholic family, and how alcohol played a role leading into his adult life. He talks about how drinking started to become routine at times. 

The question was finally raised; how can I quit drinking? 

TSGP Ep82 - 10 Tips for Tough Times | Noah benShea

TSGP Ep82 - 10 Tips for Tough Times | Noah benShea

Noah benShea is a poet-philosopher and best-selling author of 23 books in 18 languages including The Journey to Greatness and How to Get There. He served as the Dean of students at UCLA, visiting lecturer at MIT and...