ROCovery Fitness: Samantha S. – How I Used Exercise to Overcome Addiction

Samantha S. is a member of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York.  In this interview, she shares about how exercise and the twelve steps helped her break the cycle of addiction.  For more information on ROCovery Fitness, go to their website at www.ROCoveryfitness.org.

 

ROCovery Fitness: Meet the Founders – Yana Khashper & Sean Smith

Yana Khashper & Sean Smith are two of the founders of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York.  They are doing amazing work operating the first active sober living center in all of New York State.  For more on the programs they offer, to donate or get involved, visit: www.rocoveryfitness.org.

 

 

Rise & Grind Reno: Graduation Day and a Big Surprise

Rise and Grind Reno is an innovative program in Reno, Nevada that integrates nutrition and exercise into an overall addiction recovery program.   I attended the graduation program for four young ladies.  Grant Denton, the program founder had family members flown in to surprise the graduates.  Check out what happened in this video.

Rise & Grind Reno: Alternative Sentencing – Rethinking Law Enforcement’s Role in Recovery

I attended the Rise & Grind graduation ceremony in Reno, Nevada, on August 24, 2018.  I was moved to see many members of law enforcement participate and enjoy the event.  These officers are on the forefront of a new way of integrating law enforcement into drug addiction recovery.

Rise & Grind Reno: Family Support for Ladies in Recovery…

I attended the Rise & Grind Reno graduation on August 24, 2018.   Grant Denton, the founder of Rise & Grind, had family members of some of the graduates flown in to surprise them at their graduation.  I interviewed some of the family members right before the graduation.  Check out this moving video.

SOULFEST Music Festival: The Importance of Music to Your Recovery

Here’s a video from Soulfest 2016, a faith-based music festival in New Hampshire.  I explain the importance of music to my recovery and hope that it makes you think about how music, social media, movies, video games and other everyday parts of our life can either enhance, or undercut, your attempt to stay sober.

 

 

 

Beth A.: How She Overcame an Eating Disorder with the Help of Addict2Athlete…

Meet Beth A. of Addict2Athlete in Pueblo, Colorado.  I interviewed Beth at the “Hero Run”, a fundraiser to assist local recovery resources in Pueblo.  Hear about how Beth was able to overcome an eating addiction and restore her health.   For more information on the Addict2Athlete program, visit http://www.addict2athlete.org.

 

How Nutrient Deficiency Contributes to Anxiety and Depression with Dr. Michael Bedecs

Dr. Michael Bedecs is a recognized expert in anti-aging medicine and has worked closely with people in addition recovery for years.  Check out my interview with him and for more information, go to his website: http://www.agemanagementcenter.com.

What are Omega 3 & 6 Fats, Why Should You Care & Where Can You Get Them…

Melanie Albert is a holistic food expert and one of my go to resources for questions about how I can improve my recovery and health with nutrition.  In this clip, Melanie and I discuss the importance of Omega 3 & 6 fats and where you can get them in your diet.  Check out Melanie’s websitehttp://www.expnutrition.com for more helpful advice.

 

 

Meet Chris Carter of Veterans Overcoming Obstacles and Hear How CrossFit Has Become Part of A Healthy Sober Lifestyle….

Meet Chris Carter of Veterans Overcoming Obstacles in Pueblo, Colorado.  Chris shares about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in his recovery.  He also shares about how he works with veterans of the armed forces to help them in their recovery.  Chris is a huge proponent of CrossFit and explains why….