According to a recent poll, 9 out of 10 recovering addicts said that having a sponsor was ESSENTIAL to their sobriety and recovery. That was definitely the case for me. And just as important to my recovery has been BEING a sponsor. It has made me grow in ways I didn’t even know I needed to. In this episode I discuss 5 of the major gifts that being a sponsor gave to me and share with you an exciting new program from Worth Recovery: The Sponsor Academy.

Episode 38: 5 Reasons you Need a Sponsor

The Sponsor Academy Registration

In the continuation of the drama series, I discuss how amazingly quickly we can shift between roles on the triangle. It is SO CRAZY! We all have our favorite chair, our gateway into the drama. However, we don't stay there.  We never stay there. Using several personal and other examples, I share with you just how quickly we can make ourselves sick on the cyclone of drama as we ping around from corner to corner.  You'll want to get off!  I promise!


I have been so touched recently by how many of you have reached out asking questions or wanting to connect.  It is hard to reach out!  It is hard to ask for help.  In this episode, I share emails from two recent listeners wanting some connection and help.  Are you wanting connection and help? Reach out!  Let's start connecting!

Episode links:

Episode 42: Slips & Falls, Part 1,

Episode 44: Slips & Falls, Part 2,

Slip Autoposy Worksheet,


Once in recovery, the unmanageability of our lives slows down, thankfully.  Yet, there sometimes remains an element of drama in our relationships.  We ask ourselves, why is this happening to me? why do I seem to attract these people into my life? What is going on?  Find out why this is happening to you in this episode on the Drama Triangle!

Loss is hard. Grieving is hard. So many opinions, so many ideas, so many expectations to navigate. After attending the funeral for my sweet friends mother, my heart was so grateful for the things I've learned about grief. In this episode, I share some of the lessons grief has taught me recently and the hope I feel about the grieving process. 

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