Every week Susan and Kendall chat about the latest recovery news from the headlines, answer your questions, and talk about the importance of a nutritionally balanced diet, sleep hygiene, the roles of fitness, play, community, mindfulness and meditation in partnership with a program of recovery. To ask a question, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Disclaimer: Information provided is not intended as medical or nutritional advice. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure medical problems. Evolved Recovery is not affiliated with any alcohol or addiction recovery centers and is not a replacement for twelve step programs or any other program of addiction recovery. If you think you might have a problem with alcohol or drugs talk to a medical professional.
Summer is right around the corner! Do you want to feel and look your best? Tired of losing and gaining the same weight over and over again? Are you interested in learning what foods can take your recovery to the next level and help you look great all at the same time? We thought you … Continue reading Episode 50: Summer Is Coming
What would you do with a year to live? Traver Boehm founded the Year To Live Project and is also an author, speaker, and transformational coach. Traver’s story of sobriety, travel, working with hospice, encouraging awesomeness, leaving his businesses, and finding himself will inspire you in this week’s episode of Evolved Recovery. An excerpt from Traver’s website: 2015 was … Continue reading Episode 49: Traver Boehm, Year To Live Project
This week we’re breaking down the differences and symptoms of allergies and intolerances related to food. The first step to eating for recovery is to know what foods are unhealthy for your system. In this episode… Learn the difference between symptoms of allergies and intolerances. How to get tested for allergies. Find out how to … Continue reading Episode 48: Food Allergies and Intolerances
While clinical depression is real, it may be more rare than you think. What if it could be lessoned? What if it could be a mere memory in your life? This week (listen here) we discuss an article titled “Depression is A Disease of Civilization: Hunter-Gatherers Hold the Key to the Cure” from Back to Now which … Continue reading Episode 47: Depression, A Disease of Civilization
In Reward Deficiency Part 1 last week, we talked about the real cause of addiction: Reward Deficiency Syndrome. This week we’re moving onto Part 2 and discussing how to break the cycle of trading addictions. A popular belief in recovery is the acceptance of replacing alcohol and drug addiction with food and exercise addiction. Learning healthy coping skills is … Continue reading Episode 46: Reward Deficiency Part 2
We’re back with a new episode of the Evolved Recovery show discussing reward deficiency! (Listen here) We’ve created a two-part podcast series with some of the points made in our recent presentation on reward deficiency at the Nutritional Therapy Conference. In this first part, we discuss what the relationship between addicts and dopamine resistance is. We also explain why … Continue reading Episode 45: Reward Deficiency Part 1
Today’s show is all about SLEEP! (Listen here) One of our favorite topics at Evolved Recovery. We are thrilled to be interviewing, Dr. Mark Burhenne, dentist, sleep expert, and the author of the 8-Hour Sleep Paradox available here. First, a couple of announcements! Portland, Oregon, we will be in your city for the Nutritional Therapy Association’s 9th … Continue reading Episode 44: Sleep Expert Dr. Mark Burhenne
Welcome back to the Evolved Recovery Show with Susan and Kendall discussing the best way to avoid diet failure! New Year diet attempts are already being tossed aside and it’s not even February. It’s no wonder when those diets are not set up to be successful. Oprah is selling Weight Watchers and Kirstie Alley is selling Jenny Craig. These … Continue reading Episode 43: Avoid the New Year Diet Fail
We’re back with a new podcast episode! After a break for the holidays and much needed family time, we are returning to our weekly Evolved Recovery Show schedule. We are also excited to share that we are now offering PERSONAL COACHING for our online 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery course. Education and Accountability! What more could you need … Continue reading Podcast Episode 42: Mark Rogers, Simply Human Lifestyle
Welcome to Podcast Episode 41 (listen here) on how to survive the holidays while being happy and not worrying about your waistline in the process! Let’s not kid ourselves, the holidays aren’t the “happiest time of the year” for recovering alcoholics and addicts. It’s the time of year when most relapses occur and some of us slip … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays: How to be Happy and Fit In Your Clothes
If you think we love walking, just wait until you listen to this podcast episode of The Evolved Recovery Show! This week we chat with Chris Bailey, the man who walked across the country for recovery!! Less than two years ago, Chris was homeless and addicted to drugs and alcohol. His twin brother found him bloodied … Continue reading Podcast Episode 40: Chris Bailey, Step Into Life
Welcome to podcast episode 39 (listen here), offering 4 easy to implement solutions to finding peace and understanding mindfulness! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to “go with the flow” while perhaps you struggle to find peace? Maybe you’ve tried meditation, but found yourself distracted and turned off from the experience. You’re not alone! Modern society hardly teaches us how to slow down. Everywhere we … Continue reading Mindfulness for Beginners: 4 Simple Steps to a Happy Life
It’s our first podcast since we got home from Washington, DC for the UNITE to Face Addiction event. We give a brief recap before we chat with our awesome guest today! Our t-shirts were a huge hit at UNITE to Face Addiction and lots of people asked where they could purchase them. Here you go:
Welcome to podcast episode 37 (Listen Here) where we offer 4 simple and easy to implement Sugar Busting Tips. Sugar Addiction is the number 1 reason we created Evolved Recovery. As nutrition coaches, we heard time and time again from other recovering alcoholics and addicts that sugar had become the ultimate replacement. Some people we talked to were only suffering … Continue reading 4 Sugar Busting Tips
This week we launched our 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery online course! We are so excited to be able to share the program with you and this week we’re giving you a preview and a discount!!
This week we share updates on our timeline of when the 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery online course will be launching! Spoiler: It’s very close!! Kendall also goes on a Real Food rant! Show links: General Mills to ax artificial flavors from cereals Join us in DC on the National Mall to Unite to Face Addiction!
This week as we vigorously chisel away at our 6 Weeks to Evolved Recovery course to do list to get this empowering information out to you, we chat with Nicole Pittman. She is the author of The Gratitude Workbook. An excerpt from Nicole: “Gratitude has brought me out of the depths of my own mind and into the … Continue reading Podcast Episode 34: Nicole Pittman The Gratitude Workbook
The #meditate14 challenge continues! How is your practice going? Don’t forget to share with us on any of our social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or here in the comments below. The contest/challenge runs until August 31 to be eligible to win a free spot in our “Six Weeks To Evolved Recovery” online course which kicks off in September! You can also … Continue reading Podcast Episode 33: Laszlo Jaress UNITE to Face Addiction
This week we take time to remember Robin Williams on the first anniversary of his death. Then we discuss the soda industry’s latest ploy to shift the blame of obesity and illness. We welcome your questions and topics by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, download the MP3, or use the player featured below.
Get the best olive oil on the market. Kasandrinos International is offering a 10% discount to our listeners! Click HERE and use checkout code: RECOVERY This week we dive deeper into the practice of meditation. We talk about the benefits of meditation and how it affects our lives in a positive way. Meditation can help with quitting smoking, fat … Continue reading Podcast Episode 31: Breaking Down Meditation
This week we interview JASON SMITH, author of The Bitter Taste of Dying, A Memoir. Jason is also the Creative Director of TheRealEdition.com, an online community that allows addicts and their loved ones to publish their stories of addiction and recovery. He is heavily involved in the recovery community in Northern California, where he frequently shares his experience, … Continue reading Podcast Episode 30: Jason Smith, Addiction Author
Breathing is the most important job a human will do in their life, except most of us are doing it wrong! Today we get some great tips from Lucy Hendricks, graduate of the Lexington Healing Arts Academy Personal Training program and a current Student Massage Therapist. She has her FMS certification and is also a certified … Continue reading Podcast Episode 29: Lucy Hendricks, Breathing Expert
Everywhere you turn people are touting the benefits of essential oils, smoothies, juices, juice pills, supplements. Especially thanks to Dr. Oz and those like him. People have been selling “cure alls” for centuries. Take snake oil for instance. This week we discuss the importance of holistic health and how it takes multiple components to achieve optimal health. Kendall … Continue reading Podcast Episode 28: There Is No One Fix In Health
This week Susan and Kendall check in and discuss alcohol and recovery themed articles. We welcome your questions and topics by email at email@example.com. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, download the MP3, or use the player featured below.
This week we interview Emily Deans, M.D. aka the “Evolutionary Psychiatrist” to get a medical perspective on recovery and detox. Emily is a board certified adult psychiatrist practicing in Massachusetts. The overarching theory she explores is that our bodies and brains do best in conditions for which they are evolved. She digs up scientific information and presents it in that context. She … Continue reading Podcast Episode 26: Dr. Emily Deans, Evolutionary Psychiatry
Daniel Pardi, CEO of Dan’s Plan, is an entrepreneur and researcher whose life’s work is centered on how to facilitate health behaviors in others. He is the developer of Loop Model to Sustain Health Behaviors to help people live a healthy lifestyle in a modern world. He does research with the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences … Continue reading Podcast Episode 25: Daniel Pardi, Researcher
Today we’re celebrating Kendall’s one year sober anniversary and interviewing Nicholas Knutzen. Nick found optimal health while recovering in treatment. He loves to travel, crossfit and tennis. He is also a nutrition authority and an accomplished, experienced cook. He is currently developing a new program that he calls ReScovery, which is intended to extend current and well known recovery traditions … Continue reading Podcast Episode 24: Nicholas Knutzen
Dain Sandoval is originally from San Diego, but has called Chico home since 1998. He has had an illustrious past in radio as the Program Director of 106.7 ZRock. He handles websites and technical work for Everyday Paleo‘s Sarah Fragoso. He began experimenting with Paleo while training with Robb Wolf in 2006. Dain was 220 pounds and wearing … Continue reading Podcast Episode 23: Dain Sandoval
Susan and Kendall catch up on their family happenings over the holiday weekend. Then they welcome this week’s guest, Leonard Lee Buschel, founder of Writers In Treatment (W.I.T.), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization grounded in the arts and recovery. W.I.T.’s primary purpose is to save lives through promoting and providing ‘treatment’ as the best first step solution for addiction, alcoholism and other … Continue reading Podcast Episode 22: Leonard Lee Buschel -Reel Recovery
When most of America is actually suffering from having not having enough stomach acid, many doctors are prescribing stomach acid reducers like they’re candy. In this episode, Susan and Kendall drop some truth bombs about how to stop suppressing acid and find out if you need more stomach acid for optimal health. Without proper digestive health, … Continue reading Podcast Episode 21: The Benefits of Stomach Acid
This week Susan interviews Shira Goldberg, host of the YouTube show The Addiction Show. Shira is also a Master Recovery/Sober Coach and Recovery Coach Trainer. Susan and Shira discuss sober coaching, how and why she started The Addiction Show, legalizing drugs, the criminal justice system, regulating Sober Living Environments (SLE’s) and how we can’t let … Continue reading Podcast Episode 20: Shira Goldberg – Sober Coach
This week we welcome wife and home schooling mother to two elementary school children, Orleatha Smith. She is a C.H.E.K trained Holistic Lifestyle Coach and holds a degree in secondary science education, a biology teaching credential, Master’s degree in Education. She’s been featured in popular magazines such as First For Women and in The Paleo Miracle: 50 Real Stories of Health … Continue reading Podcast Episode 19: Orleatha Smith-Weight Loss Surgery & Addiction
Susan returns from Austin, Texas where she spent last weekend at the Paleo FX conference. In this week’s show she shares her experiences at the conference and tells us her favorite take aways. We welcome your questions and topics by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, download the MP3, or use the player featured … Continue reading Podcast Episode 18: Health Conference Tips
We like to call this episode “The Feelings Show.” We discuss learning to feel everything from joy to pain without self-medicating. We also talk about the role of mindfulness in living sober. Show Topics: Coping Skills Brené Brown Momastery – Pain Is Not A Mistake Dialectical Behavior Therapy How To Avoid a Near Life Experience
This week’s show topics: How to minimize or completely get rid of seasonal allergies through anti-inflammatory diets. The benefits of Sinus Rinses and Neti Pots. Evolved Recovery 2 hour workshop this Saturday, April 18 in Charlotte, NC with Kendall. RSVP here I Am Not Anonymous photo shoot in Charlotte, NC Silicon Gives Day: Donate to a … Continue reading Podcast Episode 16: Q & A
You have questions and we have answers! On this week’s edition of the Evolved Recovery Show we cover these questions: What meal tracking software do you use or like? What do eat when you go to a party or potluck? I’m trying out the eating strategies you recommend but my husband, kids etc. won’t go … Continue reading Podcast Episode 15: Q & A
Spring is here and so is the sun. This week Susan and Kendall dish out their tips for safe exposure to the sun. They discuss the importance of vitamin D absorbed directly from sunlight plus why the cover up campaigns have failed to protect against skin cancer. We welcome your questions and topics by email … Continue reading Podcast Episode 14: To Sun or Not to Sun? Tips for Safe Sun Exposure
Darryl Edwards (The Fitness Explorer) is the creator of the PRIMAL PLAY training system, and world-renowned as an expert, teacher and lecturer on the Paleo lifestyle. He’s a certified personal trainer and Paleo nutritionist holding a diverse range of certifications. Darryl combines his many influences from martial arts, parkour and dance to teach groups, conduct one-to-one training … Continue reading Podcast Episode 13: Darryl Edwards The Fitness Explorer
Susan and Kendall answer your questions in this week’s episode of Evolved Recovery. We welcome your questions and topics by email at email@example.com. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, download the MP3, or use the player featured below.
This week we’re talking with James Gregory, known in the Ancestral Health world for his recipe sharing site Fastpaleo.com. James works as a Japanese interpreter and is an entrepreneur. After living a fast-paced, drug and alcohol addicted life for a time in Japan, he moved back to the states and got sober. In this episode James … Continue reading Podcast Episode 11: James Gregory, Ideas For Happiness
We’re back with episode 10 this week discussing an article in the news that sent out a survey to study whether heavy drinkers are alcoholics. Show Topics: Please leave reviews on iTunes Free guided mediations about acceptance and finding and connecting with your higher power HERE! Have us come speak in your area Susan’s article: … Continue reading Podcast Episode 10: Heavy Drinkers Versus Alcoholics
This week we interview Dr. Paul Ralston who has been a chiropractor for over ten years and enjoys researching ancestral health. He has vast experience dealing with patients in recovery suffering from chronic pain. We talk about the chronic pain we’ve experienced ourselves and what our action has been to recover from it. Kendall discusses … Continue reading Podcast Episode 9: Dr. Paul Ralston, Chiropractor and Ancestral Health Researcher
A recent article featured on Huffington Post has been making it’s way around social media. “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think” caused a stir for us and others in recovery. In this episode we discuss why we think the author has it all wrong.
Healthy movement is one of the keys to healthy living. This week we break down simple steps to get you started. Be sure to check out our easy video tutorial Easy Bodyweight Exercises. We would love your reviews on iTunes and if you’d like a copy of our guided meditations that are recovery based join our … Continue reading Podcast Episode 7: Fitness Basics
Today we welcome guest, Allison Hudson, a blogger living in Charlotte, North Carolina. She started her blog, It’s a Lush Life, as part of a living amends to her younger brother, Will, who died in April 2012 from a drug overdose. Allison checked into a 28-day treatment facility six weeks after her brother passed away … Continue reading Podcast Episode 6: Allison Hudson Lush Life Blog
We’re wrapping up our food series with part three this week. We discuss what you can eat for optimal health. We welcome your questions and topics by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, download the MP3, or use the player featured below.
This week’s episode is part two of a three-part nutrition series. Last week we busted food myths and this week we discuss the foods to mostly avoid for optimal health. Next week in our final part of the nutrition series we’ll discuss the foods to eat. We welcome your questions and topics by email at … Continue reading Podcast Episode 4: Food Part Two
Welcome back to another episode of Evolved Recovery. This week we kick off the first of a three-part series about food with a myth busting show. There is so much information in the world about what constitutes “good” and “bad” nutrition. Much of it is misinformation and not based on scientific facts. We try to … Continue reading Podcast Episode 3: Busting Food Myths
Welcome back to the Evolved Recovery show. This week it’s all about the sleep. Are you feeling like a crazed insomniac or just feel like you never get enough sleep?! This episode is for you. We want to help anyone who isn’t sleeping enough figure out how to get some serious Zzzzz’s. Check out the … Continue reading Podcast Episode 2: Sleep
Welcome to the Evolved Recovery podcast! In this episode Susan and Kendall briefly share their experience in recovery. We discuss the perils of sugar addiction and its affect on one’s personal recovery from alcohol, drugs, food, and other addictions. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe on iTunes and leave a rating. To contact Susan and Kendall … Continue reading Podcast Episode 1: Sugar