59: James Sweasy – Author, Influencer, Addiction Specialist

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Your Past Doesn’t Define You.

James is so much more than just a person in long term recovery from addiction. James is a voice. A voice for the addict that is not strong enough to speak for themselves yet. A voice for those who are too embarrassed to come forward and admit their struggles with substances. Most importantly, James is a voice in the fight against the out-dated stigma that has been placed on the struggling addict stating that one shall no longer feel compelled to remain anonymous in their struggles with drugs and alcohol.

Today I welcome James Sweasy to the show. James, a true street to success story, currently lives in Louisville, KY with his girlfriend, Alaina, and their two children. James is an active member of the recovery community in Louisville and its’ surrounding areas. James can be found speaking about his personal story of recovery and providing hope for those in a homeless shelter all the way to the Capital building. James is best known for his social media presence on James Sweasy Live and as a radio host on RecoveryRadio.FM.

Business Website – https://www.jamessweasy.com/
Facebook – https://facebook.com/jamessweasy
Instagram – http://instagram.com/jamessweasylive
Twitter – https://twitter.com/jamessweasylive
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/jsweasy2
More info – https://unpauseyourlife.com

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71: Erin Wathen – Why Can’t I Stick to My Diet?!

Erin Wathen is a holistic health coach, food abuse counselor, and the inspiring author of Why Can’t I Stick to My Diet?: How To End The Food Drama. Her philosophy, simply put: Health isn’t a number on the scale or how often we exercise, but our lives as a whole.

68: Darren Littlejohn – Compassionate Recovery

Compassionate Recovery: a universal, secular program to heal the Spectrum of Addictions. Darren Littlejohn is a best selling author, retreat leader, Certified Yoga Teacher and Reiki healing practitioner. A recovering addict and a practitioner of Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, as well as a former mental health specialist, he earned a BA in Psych in 1991 and worked in chemical dependency and acute psychiatric care facilities during college. Darren took 2 years of graduate school in Research Methods for Psychology.

67: Tom Shanahan – Spiritual Adrenaline

In his twenties and early thirties, Tom had developed a lifestyle that centered on alcohol and cocaine. Although he had stopped excessive drinking and drug use, a number of things happened in a short period of time which led him back to that lifestyle…

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65: Marty Norman – Motivation in Recovery

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64: Dr. Valerie Mason-John – Mindfulness-Based Addiction Recovery

Today’s episode is a powerhouse of recovery stories from myself and my guest, and loads of recovery wisdom too. Don’t miss this one!

Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) is the award-winning author of 8 books, including Eight Step Recovery, Using The Buddha’s teachings to overcome Addiction, and there are 8 step recovery meetings in several continents.

63: Dr. Lori Shemek – The Inflammation Terminator

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