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Atheists in Recovery

Apr 2, 2020

Welcome to today’s show!

 

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

 

  • Catherine talks about faith and religion as being a big part of her childhood in Northern Ireland but how she never felt the need to “revisit it” until recovery
  • As a self-identified Atheist, why Catherine felt she was “doing it wrong” in recovery 


Mar 26, 2020

Welcome to today’s show!

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

How the story, The Wizard of Oz, is laden with such great metaphors about the use of spirituality, feelings of “home” and relationships in recovery
What can you do when you’ve “lost” your brain
How to advocate for yourself when you’ve “lost” connection as...


Mar 19, 2020

5 Ways to Maintain Sobriety When You’re Stuck at Home

 

Welcome to today’s show!

 

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

 

  • Why Adina thinks now is the best time to connect with others and put your recovery first
  • How Reddit (and other virtual communities) are good options 
  • How to advocate for yourself with your therapist, sober...


Mar 12, 2020

Welcome to today’s show!

 

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

 

  • How SMART compares to other 12-Step Groups
  • What SMART believes about the self-empowering vs. powerlessness approach
  • Tom feels SMART is a “haven” for Atheists and Agnostics
  • Tom thinks “cross talk” is a great benefit to SMART meetings
  • Tom shared how one knows if...


Mar 5, 2020

Welcome to today’s show!

 

WHAT WE’LL LEARN:

 

  • How hearing a sermon in a church led Peter to “wake up” and start to heal the suffering within
  • How his Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. household normalized alcohol use
  • What led Peter to get “interventioned” at work
  • Why Peter found SMART recovery early on in his...