Listen to Fragmented to Whole:Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery
This episode will address the negative thought patterns in our heads and how to get out of them. Show NotesIn this episode you’ll hear about negative thought loops, or ruminating. This will be contrasted with processing, which is a healthy way to deal with the thoughts roaming around in your head. Rather than staying stuck…
In this episode you will hear how I came to understand that I had a victim mentality and what that has meant for my recovery and personal development. Show NotesIn this episode, you will hear how I came to understand I had a victim mentality, which I was completely blind to previously. I will make…
In this episode you will hear how I learned how to accept things that I previously thought were UNacceptable. Show NotesThis episode describes the process I went through to come to acceptance, which has had a big hand in leading to my peace and serenity. There is also some reflection on emotional acceptance and self…
In this episode you will hear some of the many ways in which I have healed and grown as a result of my recovery in 12 step rooms. Show NotesThis episode describes the many ways I’ve tried my whole life to have a better life, how I got into 12 step recovery, and some of…
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"Barb, it's clear that you're speaking from your lived experience, and what you talk about is beyond the rooms of recovery. You actually operationalize recovery."
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"I play [your podcasts] for people when I give them rides home from meetings. They find them awesome as I do...I am hoping to begin using your podcasts in groups at work - short enough to hold people's attention and wonderful topics that all can benefit from as we try to bring healing and freedom from suffering into the world...you are a delight and a noble soul. Thank you. Grateful for your commitment to help heal our planet."
"If I had to describe it....I bathed in episodes 1-3 this morning and I feel much more prepared to engage in the tasks that will bring me success...thank you."
"You have opened doors in my mind that I did not know existed. Listening to you and your podcasts has made an enormous impact on my life, and now my outlook. You rock!" ~ A.
"Thank you, Barb! Listening to your podcast gave me hope that you could help me.
Framing everything through the lens of “boundaries” made sense to me. Something “clicked.” I realized many of my own struggles – maybe all of them – could be seen through the same lens. I also felt – after bingeing your podcasts – that I already knew you and that you were a straight shooter. You experienced many of the challenges that I was facing, and I greatly appreciated your willingness to share openly and honestly. And I was so encouraged to hear you talk about how much better your life is after starting your own recovery journey." ~ K