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.

Is Marking Time in Recovery a Good Thing?
July 23, 2021
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Is Marking Time in Recovery a Good Thing?

Is celebrating our sobriety anniversaries a good practice? Or should we stick to the One Day At A Time formula? Robert shares some personal news and talks about the dog days of a sober summer.

Sober Pride
June 13, 2021
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Sober Pride

June is Pride month and I share how things have not always been smooth for our LGBTQ+ cousins in the recovery fellowships like Alcoholics Anonymous.

Getting Sober for Dummies
May 23, 2021
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10:1210 MB

Getting Sober for Dummies

I found the first script I ever wrote for a 15 year old podcast! It is amazing how simple the program of recovery can be if we just do some simple things - Don't Drink, Go to Meetings, Pray, Talk to Sponsors, and Repeat. I share that first ever podcast idea with you and hope it applies to your successful recovery!

Past and Future of the Recovery Community
May 09, 2021
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Past and Future of the Recovery Community

Robert shares thoughts on the past history and the technology and innovation driven future of the recovery community.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.