Real Sobriety Podcast

Real Sobriety Podcast

With Robert McClellan

With Robert McClellan

Addiction recovery podcast from Real Sobriety filmmaker and sobriety coach, Robert McClellan. Down to earth, humorous, inspirational and sometimes irreverent - always a good listen to help you in your recovery journey.

Time For Some Tolerance
April 20, 2021
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06:396.73 MB

Time For Some Tolerance

From polarized political ideologies to racism, classism, sexism and homophobia, it sometimes seems like the fragile threads that hold a society together are near the breaking point. It is almost enough to make a happy person in recovery relapse. Except - that at the heart of most recovery programs is a philosophy of tolerance, empathy, and service to others. It begins with us. In recovery we learn to get out of our own heads and reach out to help others.

The Detox Experience
April 08, 2021
120
09:349.41 MB

The Detox Experience

The drug and alcohol detox experience is a tough challenge in the short-term, but the long-term benefits of getting clean and sober are worth it. Robert shares his own experience with detox.

Newcomers to Sobriety - Speak Out
March 31, 2021
119
07:487.79 MB

Newcomers to Sobriety - Speak Out

There is a well publicized and somewhat controversial situation involving a newcomer to sobriety who has been speaking out on TV and Radio. We live in a 21st century technological 24/7 connected world, where a newcomer can leverage the Internet and broadcasts to reach audiences of millions - we shouldn’t condemn them - we should encourage and admire their bravery to speak out and inspire others to find a path to recovery.

Using Cannabis in Recovery
March 24, 2021
118
07:517.84 MB

Using Cannabis in Recovery

Can we use cannabis in recovery? Some people in AA are being shunned and criticized for using cannabis even as they have abstained from alcohol and are working the 12 Step program.

How to Stay Sober? Stay Connected!
March 17, 2021
117
12:2412.01 MB

How to Stay Sober? Stay Connected!

What is the number one thing we can do to stay clean and sober? Stay connected with other people - those people who lift us up and empower our sobriety.

Can Alcoholics Ever Drink Again?
March 10, 2021
116
06:306.33 MB

Can Alcoholics Ever Drink Again?

Can alcoholics with time in recovery ever drink like normal people again? Robert shares his views and experience with this timeless question.

We Get Addicted to the Limitations of Our Stories
March 03, 2021
115
08:298.43 MB

We Get Addicted to the Limitations of Our Stories

Robert shares his early emotional story of poverty, loss, grief, and resentment that he had to overcome to get into addiction recovery. We get addicted to our story and think that we can't change it - but we can flip the script in recovery.

Relapse in Addiction Recovery - These Are Stressful Times
February 23, 2021
114
06:186.42 MB

Relapse in Addiction Recovery - These Are Stressful Times

During these stressful times, many of us are relapsing. The emotional and mental health challenges of living through the Covid-19 pandemic must be considered in the addiction recovery community.

Recovery in These Weird Times
February 17, 2021
113
08:198.28 MB

Recovery in These Weird Times

A Covid Pandemic leading to lockdowns, illness and grief but still we must find a way to work our addiction recovery programs and be connected to the recovery community. Plus, lots of updates about the podcast and a new website!

Real Sobriety Ep. 112
June 24, 2020
112
05:418.46 MB

Real Sobriety Ep. 112

Racism in the recovery community. It is up to those of us who have been around for a while to call it out.