Sober Gratitudes

Sober Gratitudes
Wondering what life would be like if you stop drinking alcohol ? Have you quit drinking and are looking for some sober inspiration? Listen to incredible stories of former alcoholic drinkers who courageously surrendered to their disease, and asked for help. Hear how their lives have positively transformed much to their surprise! We are so grateful for a better, an easier and a more peaceful life in sobriety and want to help others. We are dedicated to sharing the hope in recovery! A sober life is possible if YOU truly want it.

Season 2, Episode 3: Wayne, From “A Soul of a Phoenix”
Aug 4 • 59 min
Wayne, The Soul Of A Phoenix, is a substance abuse speaker with over 34 years of sobriety . He tells us an incredible story with courage and full transparency. You can find him on Twitter , and Instagram. He also has a website where you can book him for…
Season 2, Episode 1: Brian Hyman. “Turning Our Mess Into A Message.”
Jul 25 • 62 min
Brian Hyman, a Yogi from California, who recently created/published the 30-day audio course at, - “Recovery: Principles for a Purposeful Life,” shares about his journey to get to emotional sobriety. Brian teaches Yoga as a form of…
Season 2 Episode 2 with Kevin
Jul 25 • 29 min
Kevin my pal who calls me “Kid.” —- Send in a voice message:
Bonus Episode with “Resurrektion” Jen Elizabeth
Jul 13 • 69 min
Jen, Author of Shape of a Woman and Instagram account @resurrektion_of_me and author of “Shape of a Woman”. Jen will be the keynote speaker at a virtual event on Zoom to help support - a rehab near and dear to me on July 21st at 7pm.…
24: Season 1 Finale! A Thank you Episode
Jun 7 • 16 min
A snap shot of gratitudes from each episode from Season 1 in honor, and with thanks to all my guests who have made this podcast more than I ever imagined. —- Send in a voice message:
23: Victoria. A Recovery Trailblazer ending stigmas.
May 31 • 59 min
…warning - talk of trauma in this episode which may effect some listeners…. my guest for this episode - Dr. Victoria F. Burns from Instagram account @betesandbites got sober in 2013 and is a fierce advocate for ending stigmas around trauma, addiction and…
22: Carmell. Increased Self healing = increased compassion for others.
May 24 • 57 min
In this episode I get to talk (and laugh a lot!) with my friend , Carmell , from, who inspired me a few years ago to lean into my desire to begin a recovery podcast . She has been sober for 15 years and has a comprehensive website…
21: Cassie. An extraordinary story of transformation
May 18 • 57 min
Cassie, from Instagram account @cass.andralynn , lived a turbulent life as a youngster in her family of origin where she first starting using drugs and alcohol. Pull up her Instagram account while you listen to her extraordinary story of transformation…
20: Jay. Getting Sober Meant Healing The Pain
May 14 • 73 min
I am incredibly humbled to have Jay Barnard of, on my podcast for this episode . He shares his jaw dropping story of drug and alcohol addiction, prison time , institutions, suicide attempts and how he finally got sober . Now, over 12…
19: Tim, former Heroin Addict turned “Sober Guru”
May 11 • 70 min
Tim, a former IV heroin drug addict, shares with incredible transparency and courage about how he always felt something was missing - a void- and how an opiate prescription from a car accident turned into a means of numbing his emotions that were never…
18: Mackenzie: “Living happy, joyous and free!”
May 7 • 51 min
Never feeling comfortable in her own skin, Mackenzie turned to alcohol to help her feel “normal,” and medicate her anxiety. Her entire young life she was Riddled with shame, guilt and perfectionism - this only fueled her addiction. Until one night, after…
17: Mike. Finding Inner Peace in Sobriety
May 5 • 45 min
Today’s guest is a brave young man who got sober while working as an Intelligence Specialist with the Navy. He is a husband and father and is so grateful to finally be free of the chains of addiction . He went to rehab to bravely wrestle with some past…
When I Drank Alcohol …..
Apr 25 • 8 min
How I felt before and after I quit drinking alcohol. —- Send in a voice message:
16: Karen. The Gift of Desperation
Apr 21 • 58 min
Learn the amazing way I met my special new friend , and the guest of today’s episode . Karen shares her story from active alcoholism to 9 years of sobriety. She truly believes that her desperation , willingness and courage helped her to get sober. Her…
15: Kenny Down , Living an Awakened Life
Mar 22 • 49 min
Today’s guest is Author and awakened spiritual seeker, Kenny G. Down. Kenny’s story is amazing! His transformation from active addiction to recovery is incredibly inspiring. Now that he is sober, he spends time writing. Through his writings and Vlogs, he…
14: Steve. “Stuck in the Attic”
Mar 16 • 26 min
Steven Michael Matthews, Host of the anchor podcast “Stuck in Attic” and Instagram account, tells of a life of drugs, alcohol, chaos and…
13: Michelle. Waking Up Free
Mar 11 • 40 min
In today’s episode , I speak with Michelle , an autism mom, former educator and special education specialist with a focus on autism spectrum disorders . Michelle is a fierce advocate for creating and maintaining an education system that fits all children.…
12: Dan. “Sobriety Gave Me Purpose.”
Mar 4 • 41 min
My guest in this episode is Dan. He has been in recovery for over 10 years & is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor & Certified Clinical Supervisor at the Caldwell Counseling Center in Houston Texas. Dan also offers teletherapy through his practice…
11: Malia. A Richer Life In Sobriety
Feb 26 • 48 min
My friend in real life, Malia, reminds us how we get to really show up for life and be truly fulfilled in body, mind and spirit , when we quit alcohol for good. —- Send in a voice message:
10: Gigi Langer. 50 Ways To Worry Less Now
Feb 19 • 57 min
Gigi Langer, received her PhD at Stanford University and is an award winning author having written “50 Ways to Worry Less Now.” She is also a recovering alcoholic. Gigi’s story tells us that alcoholism does not discriminate. Gigi Langer, PhD 50 Ways to…
9: Ann, Coming Clean and learning to be authentic
Feb 12 • 46 min
Author of her memoir “Coming Clean,” Ann shares about her story of ending her “affair with alcohol” and learning to be her true authentic self! —- Send in a voice message:
8: Gabby. “Finding Peace In Sobriety as an Autism Mom”
Feb 5 • 48 min
My Guest for this episode is, Gabby, from She is an Autism Mom and she is Sober. She shares about difficult personal experiences in active addiction including a suicide attempt, and her courageous work to change her program of…
7: Emily. “Staying Grounded In The Truth”
Jan 29 • 57 min
Emily, from, no longer wasting her days in addiction, shares her heroic story of overcoming chronic relapsing by changing just one thing. —- Send in a voice message:
6: Clay, “Living a life that was worth saving”
Jan 22 • 48 min
Clay, from, , is an author and a podcast host with long term sobriety. He is a funny guy who doesn’t take himself too seriously, and has humbly achieved 30 years of sobriety, one day at a time. Check out Clay’s website!…
5: Manny. Sobriety in the face of Cancer
Jan 15 • 44 min
My guest , Manny, shares how battling cancer was made easier because she is emotionally sober. —- Send in a voice message:
4: Brad. Letting Go Gave Me Power!
Jan 8 • 51 min
Brad, from, , shares how he came from near homelessness, and is now working towards a career in addiction counseling. An amazing story of transformation that you won’t want to miss! —- Send in a voice message:…
3: Julie. “The Joy of Self Discovery”
Jan 1 • 47 min
In this episode, I had the pleasure to speak with Julie from Recording this episode was initially scary for her, but she found the courage to “punch fear in its face,” and go for it! You will be glad she…
2: Paul. Life With No Artificial Filters.
Jan 1 • 35 min
Paul Silva, of, and I discuss the mind shift that occurs when we stop drinking and get emotionally sober. —- Send in a voice message:
1: Sober Gratitudes
Jan 1 • 1 min
Why we are grateful to be sober ! —- Send in a voice message:
What is this podcast about?
Dec 3, 2019 • 0 min
If you drink alcohol or not, you will be inspired by the stories of former drinkers whose lives changed dramatically when the quit drinking for good. —- Send in a voice message: