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 to start this journey to long-lasting, optimal health?? Make 2016 your year to thrive!! We’ve got your solution. All you need to bring is the willingness to live the life you’ve always dreamed of!
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Now onto the podcast! One of our favorite friends from the Ancestral Health Community joins us today to talk about habits, willpower, and rewards. Mark Rogers is helping people discover how simple being a human really is. Eat like a human. Move like a human. Sleep like a human. Enjoy life…like a human. He blogs and podcasts at Simply Human Lifestyle. He recently wrote the Creating Human Habits series on EverdayPaleo.com. Make sure to read Part 1 and Part 2.
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 into our deepest depressions. Whether it’s past trauma, being triggered by family, or just the general change in weather and light, it’s a tough time for so many in recovery. What if there’s a better way? One that doesn’t involve self-medicating or relapsing. As a bonus, what if you could get through the holidays without adding those extra holiday treat pounds?
We’ve found a better way to cope with the holidays and we’d like to share these tips with you in the hopes that your holidays turn out to be merry and joyful (and most of all sober!)
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 and at his bottom in a San Diego park. Not long after treatment and early recovery, Chris made the decision to walk from California to New York.
Enjoy this conversation today about Chris’ adventures over his 7-month journey walking across America for recovery. We talk about the undeniable connection between him and his twin brother. Chris tells us what it was like to completely unplug and be totally alone walking and how he’s turned his experience into a future of sharing his story with others. He will inspire you to seek mindfulness and celebrate recovery.
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 look, we see the go, go, go message. The more we do, the more we obtain the “busy” status symbol. Recovering alcoholics and addicts benefit greatly from practicing mindfulness. With mindfulness you can beat addiction, bust sugar cravings and obtain long-lasting, optimal health.
Spending thousands of dollars on gurus or moving to an ashram to learn mindfulness isn’t necessary. Follow these 4 simple steps to create your happy life today!
Continue reading Mindfulness for Beginners: 4 Simple Steps to a Happy Life
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 heart of my everyday life. Gratitude has given me the permission to feel joy, ask for what I want, and receive love.”
We LOVE talking about gratitude. What a wonderful way to truly live a recovery lifestyle. This is a wonderful conversation on mindfulness and finding thanks in your life. Nicole was even generous enough to offer you some Gratitude Workbook Freebies!!
Continue reading Podcast Episode 34: Nicole Pittman The Gratitude Workbook
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.
Continue reading Podcast Episode 32: The Soda Episode
Science now backs the benefits of meditation, but more than that, it just makes everything better! The thing about meditation is that it can be a lot like eating healthy or getting to the gym, which means it can be challenging to stay accountable.
That’s why we created the #meditate14 challenge! Let’s team up to dedicate 10 minutes of our day for at least 14 days to meditate and see if we notice any differences in our lives. We can be partners in our practice by posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or here in the comments below. Use the hashtag #meditate14 plus tag us on any of our social media outlets and we’ll enter you into the drawing to attend our online Six Weeks To Evolved Recovery course coming soon!
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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 loss, sugar avoidance, and an overall happier, more productive life.
Meditation Challenge details coming soon!!
Continue reading Podcast Episode 31: Breaking Down Meditation
As my 30-year high school reunion quickly approached this summer, I was filled to the brim with ambivalence and negativity about attending. High school really was NOT my favorite thing, I didn’t enjoy it and I don’t have the fond memories some people often have. Many factors play into this sentiment, one of the primary reasons being that I moved around often as a child and high school was, by my count, the 10th school I attended. As the perennial new girl, in order to fit in and feel comfortable in my own skin, I drank and later used my way through my teenage years. Continue reading You Are Not Who You Once Were
The past week was one of the best experiences of my life and I owe it all to recovery. It was a very simple thing really. Nothing in comparison to some of the bragging rights of my past, but far outweighs any of those ego driven experiences. I went on vacation with my family. Nothing new, I’ve done this many times. What was different? Me.
Continue reading Life’s A Beach