Welcome to I LOVE BEING SOBER… the show devoted to people struggling with addiction and mental health, treatment professionals, and loved ones of those who are seeking a KICK ASS SOBER LIFE.

Episode Blogs

ILBS 37 | The Art Of Sleeping
  We all need proper and decent sleep to perform our daily tasks and responsibilities. If we are sleep-deprived, it will negatively affect our personal and professional lives. Discover the art of sleeping with Dr. Peter Martone. Also known as Dr. Sleep Right, Dr Martone has been a chiropractor for over 21 years, innovatively helping patients to help heal from the inside out. His techniques have been featured nationally on CBS NBC ABC in Fox.
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Research has found “positive longitudinal outcomes” for individuals seeking recovery by living in sober homes. This is probably why more and more people are turning to sober living homes to help in their journey to recovery. Unfortunately, some institutions out there take advantage of this demand and cause more harm than good to people in need of support. If you’re currently looking for sober living homes for women and men, these are the red flags
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Men are often linked to substance use disorders, but a growing number of women going through similar struggles are steadily closing in the gap. According to statistics, at least 3% of American women are suffering from drug use disorder, while 10.4% suffer from alcohol use disorder. As the gender gap continues to close, more and more institutions are introducing sober living programs for women. These programs help support countless women in their path to sobriety.
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It’s a sad truth that 85% of people who get out of rehab are likely to relapse. Rehabilitation remains one of the best ways to help someone overcome their addiction from substance abuse or alcohol. However, often, it’s not enough. Sober living homes are created to help and support people out of rehab who need more help to prevent them from relapsing. Since Camelback Recovery is a women’s sober living program, based in Scottsdale, one of the most
ILBS 36 | Break Free From Addiction
  Breaking free from addiction doesn’t always mean going through the 12 steps. Alternative therapies are focusing on treating the person as a whole. That’s what is meant by a holistic approach. Joining us on the show is Dean Taraborelli, the founder of the Sanctuary, an integrative addiction recovery center in Sedona, Arizona. Sanctuary is a residential, non-12 step addiction recovery and trauma healing center, specializing in addictions of all types, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
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The latest statistics from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism have revealed that more women turn towards alcohol as a coping method. Between 2001 and 2013, alcohol consumption among women rose by 16%. And women who were already consuming alcohol at roughly four or more drinks per week went up by a staggering 58%. As of 2019, three in four women were struggling with alcohol use and abuse. Furthermore, the ratio had previously been 3-1
ILBS 35 | Spiritual Money
  Much like alcohol and drugs, money can become an addiction as well. Walter Clarke was once obsessed with earning more to satisfy his never-ending wants, but now leads a better life focused on spiritual money. He joins Tim Westbrook, MS as he looks back on how he chased money all his life, only to become miserable, devastated, and depressed. He reflects on his path to redemption, eliminating his unhealthy relationship with money. Walter has chosen
ILBS 32 | Addiction Intervention
  Healing is not a lonely business. It takes a village. With interventions, the family creates a plan to help their loved one struggling with addiction. In this episode, Tim Westbrook, MS invites Nanette Zumwalt to share with us her expertise as one of the top interventionists in the industry, both nationally and internationally. Nanette helps us understand what an intervention is, what role a family system plays, and how the process goes to find
ILBS 31 | Psychedelic Therapy
  When addressing any form of addiction, most people think of going to rehab or AA meetings. But Deanne Adamson takes it to another level and presents another solution: psychedelic therapy. She joins Tim Westbrook, MS to talk about how this can help a person dealing with addiction get into actual work that directly impacts mindset, perspective, and spirituality. She shares how beating alcoholism inspired her to set an example and later started Being True