Episode 133: Women’s Stories – An interview with Marnie Feree

Marnie Feree is one of the pioneers of sex addiction recovery for women. Having been in addiction recovery for over 20 years – she was one of the first to ever show up in the 12-step circle as a woman. She conintues her work for women at Bethesda Workshops (http://www.bethesdaworkshops.org/), the first outpatient intensive program…

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Episode 129: Say No to the Drama! Part 3: Getting Out

In the conclusion of our series about the Karpman Drama Triangle we discuss how to GET OUT! There is preventative work we can do so we don’t get sucked in. And there are things we can once we get inside to create space and help us navigate out of the triangle. You can change and learn…

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Episode 128: The 5 Gifts of Being a Sponsor

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…

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Episode 103: A Few Degrees

I never thought as a child that I wanted to grow up to be a sex addict.  That wasn’t the course I was on.  Life knocked me a few degrees here and there along my journey.  Without course corrections, we end up a long way from our original destination.  A few degrees can make all…

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Episode 091: Pushing Play

Music has been such a big part of my life. In our world we are surrounded by music. Are you using music intentionally in your recovery? In this episode I share the power music has had in my recovery and share several of the songs that have helped me stay sober. I’m excited to hear…

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Uncertainty

Uncertainty. Even writing this word brings up a sense of uneasiness for me. The definition of uncertainty according to Merriam-Webster is “indefinite, problematic, not reliable, not known beyond a doubt, not having certain knowledge, not clearly identified or defined.” This word has been on my mind a lot recently. It has been one of the…

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Ep 042: Slips and Falls, Part 1

In order to change your thinking and really stay sober – you have to change your neural pathways. What are neural pathways and how do you change them? That is exactly what Amy will discuss in this episode about how to stop triggers from turning into slips and slips into falls.

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Ep 032: Engaged In The Struggle

Are you engaged in the struggle of your life? Are you moving forward or are you stuck? Are there things in your life that you’re escaping from or ignoring? How do you move forward? Listen to Amy talk about being engaged in the struggle of her life and get some ideas on how you can…

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Ep 027: Step 3: The Battle of Wills

What does it mean to turn over your will? How do you do that? What does it require? Listen to Amy discuss the answers to these questions and the identity crisis that comes along with it.

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Ep 025: Step 3: Being a Decision Maker

Step 3 asks us to make a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God. Recovery demands that we be accountable for both our actions and our inactions. Step 3 is where we begin this accountability process. Are you being a decision maker in your own life?

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