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That Sober Guy Podcast

That Sober Guy Podcast is one of the top sober podcasts since 2014. For more information, resources and merchandise go to www.ThatSoberGuy.com

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SGR Ep94 - The 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge W/ James Swanwick

James Swanwick never thought of himself as an alcoholic, but he tells us why he quit drinking for 30 days how it changed every aspect of his life. He never went back to drinking again and now inspires others to take the 30 No Alcohol Challenge!Do you consider yourself a social drinker? Or do you label yourself as an alcoholic? Do you wonder if your drinking habits are keeping you from living up to your true potential?This episode provokes a lot of questions about terms like 'sober' and 'alcoholic' and how the world sees people whom are labeled as such, but are words important at all as long as the goal of not drinking is achieved?

49mins

21 Jul 2016

Rank #1

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TSG Ep249 - Codependency, Relationships & Substance Abuse with Sherry Gaba

Sherry Gaba is a licensed psychotherapist and life coach who helps people cope with lifelong addictions, including substance abuse, shopping, gambling, food, sex and love, co-dependency, trauma, depression, anxiety, single parenting and divorce. She was the go to Expert on VH1's Celebrity Rehab. She’s also a media expert on HLN, CNN, The Bio Channel, E!News, Showbiz Tonight, and Inside Edition on Relationships and Addiction. She’s also the Editor of Recovery Today Magazine. Sherry has a new book The Marriage and Relationship Junkie: Kicking Your Obsession.  The book was released February 7th and is now a best seller in both substance abuse and codependency.  It focuses on how to break the cycle of marriage and relationship addiction.  Join the Wake up Recovery subscription based Recovery Tribe Editor of Recovery Today Magazine www.recoverytodaymagazine.com Host of  the Recovery Today Series Author of the Award winning  "The Law of Sobriety" and Amazon Bestseller  "The Marriage and Relationship Junkie" To get Sherry's free weekly newsletter sign up here. Be sure to check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com also connect with us on instagram @realthatsoberguy and on twitter @shaneramer Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Humans Music (Show Intro)

42mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #2

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SGR Ep105 - Finding Your Identity

What was your identity before using drugs and alcohol?What was your identity in active addiction? Have you connected to a new sense of self in your sobriety?In this episode, Shane Ramer details the identity crisis he suffered after quitting alcohol and drugs, and how taking his two-year-old to a hardcore punk show made him feel like he was finally on his way back home to his true self.

37mins

7 Oct 2016

Rank #3

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SGR Ep142 - How to Navigate the First 30 Days of Sobriety | Seth Manter

Good friend and fellow sober guy Seth Manter joins the show again to discuss the power of thought, navigating through early sobriety, and also shares why he bought a couch that had been pissed on. The guys also read an email from listener Sarah who asks how to deal with a loved one who is addicted and suffers from chronic relapses.  In this episode we discuss: Power of thought pissing on friends couch anxiety of giving up alcohol  the fear of relapse how do i get sober or stay sober setting goals how do i deal with self? passion and fun in recovery Goals listener email: how to deal with a loved one who is an addict For more information and resources go to www.ThatSoberGuy.com Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Sober Nation Ad music by www.bensound.com

1hr 2mins

12 May 2017

Rank #4

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SGR Ep90 - Rich Roll: How to Challenge Yourself and Overcome Adversity

Best selling author, athlete, and podcaster, Rich Roll, believes that it's only when things don't go your way that you find out what you're capable of, and this is why he likes to push the limits of his body and his mind. He also shares his views on his relationship with his wife and kids, his advice for addicts and alcoholics who want to recover, and how a work/life balance should not be as balanced as we're led to believe.

40mins

24 Jun 2016

Rank #5

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SGR Ep116 - 6 Tips to Quit Drinking in 24 Hours

In this episode, Shane makes a couple of announcements and provides resources for those seeking recovery from addiction. He also explains the 6 Quick Tips to Quit Drinking guide, and how it can help you get on the right path to a lifestyle change free from alcohol and drugs. For more resources and to download the FREE guide, go to www.ThatSoberGuy.com

57mins

20 Jan 2017

Rank #6

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SGR Ep194 - 10 Things to do When You Feel Like Shit

What do I do when I feel like shit? I have had a weird last few weeks and noticed myself drifting from my program and routine, and I could really feel it. I was feeling irritated, angry, and I think a case of the fuck its was really starting to spread like a disease throughout my small little human Shane Ramer brain. So what did I do? 10 Things to do When You Feel Like Shit: Get your ass up early  First thought gratitude Drink a glass of water with Lemon Read for 10 minutes Pray/Meditate for 10 minutes Exercise (for me it was walk the dog, then go on a 30 minute run) If that counts as exercise, I've won! Eat some healthy shit (continue eating healthy shit throughout the day) Call a friend  Go to a meeting End night with tea, water, reading, meditating, prayer, conversation etc.) Its not easy, It takes work, do your best It takes me being mindful How do I stay mindful? I do the shit that I know works!  Thanks for listening check us out at thatsoberguy.com Need Help? Call Foundations Recovery Networks confidential and private line at:  877-714-1318 Nationwide Residential & Outpatient Facilities Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Sober Nation Ad music by www.bensound.com

41mins

11 May 2018

Rank #7

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SGR Ep110 - Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf was a first round draft pick in the 1998 NFL draft. He went on to play in the NFL for four seasons, but his career was cut short due to personal issues and injuries. After his NFL career ended, he battled drug abuse which ultimately led to him serving time in state prison. Today, Ryan has turned his life around and speaks regularly to others who struggle with addiction. He is the Program Ambassador for Transcend Recovery Community and also Chairman of the Focused Intensity Foundation which raises scholarship money to help support those who need to attend rehab.

29mins

11 Nov 2016

Rank #8

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TSG Ep222 - How to Let Go and Stay Sober with Buddy C.

This week Shane's friend, mentor and sponsor Buddy C. joins the show to talk about acceptance, letting go, expectations, and practical ways to stay sober.  Be sure to check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com for past episodes and resources, also connect with us! @realthatsoberguy on Instagram and @shaneramer on Twitter!  Links www.dailyaaemails.com https://www.theshairpodcast.com Need Help? Call Foundations Recovery Networks confidential and private line at:  877-714-1318 Nationwide Residential & Outpatient Facilities Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Sober Nation Humans Music (Show Intro) Ad music by www.bensound.com

53mins

21 Sep 2018

Rank #9

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TSGP Ep18 - Paul Gilmartin

40mins

11 Nov 2014

Rank #10

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TSGP Ep43 - How To Make A Choice & Change Your Life

26mins

14 Jun 2015

Rank #11

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TSG Ep238 - Why Treating Anxiety with Alcohol Doesn't Fu%$ing Work! | Hairstylist Stacey Tickner

Stacey Tickner is a hairstylist from Sacramento California. Her first experience with alcohol was at the age of 13, and her drinking career began at the age  of 23. What started as just “social drinking” escalated to “problem drinking” over a 10 year period, which left her unable to moderate her own use. As the desire to stop drinking couldn’t overpower the impulse to continue, she realized that she needed help. In 2015 Stacey began to seek Recovery in various forms to aid her in her process towards a life free of consequences caused by addiction to alcohol. She has found great value in listening to Recovery podcasts and has begun a path of implementing a Buddhist approach known as Refuge Recovery.  Connect with Stacey on Instagram @stacey_tickner Check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com Connect with us on instagram @realthatsoberguy and @shaneramer on twitter Need Help? Call Foundations Recovery Networks confidential and private line at:  877-714-1318 Nationwide Residential & Outpatient Facilities Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Sober Nation Humans Music (Show Intro) Ad music by www.bensound.com

42mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #12

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TSG Ep292 - Why Your Kids Need A Sober Dad

There is nothing better than being a sober dad, I wouldn't change it for anything in the world. That said, some days being a sober Dad is challenging to say the least, and sometimes that little voice still says Shane, how great would it be to just crack a few beers right now, tie on a healthy one and let it all just float away. It’s definitely a thought that occasionally passes through, and thats exactly what I let it do. I acknowledge it, I let it pass through, and then I tell somebody about it. There’s many dads out there who can have a beer every now and then and be just fine. I’m talking to the everyday drinker dad, the dad who knows or doesn't know its an issue, the dad who wants to do better and be better, the dad who wants to cut back, the dad who wants to quit, but doesn't know how. So how do we become sober dads? Be sure to check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com also connect with us on instagram @realthatsoberguy and on twitter @shaneramer How to Navigate the first 90 Days of Sobriety Digital Course. Enter the promo code HALFOFF at checkout to save $25 Need Help?  Go to foundationshelp.com/soberguy or call 833-81-SOBER Get 20% off your first order by going to www.cleancause.com and entering the promo code SOBERGUY Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network https://cleancause.com Humans Music (Show Intro) https://healthresearchfunding.org/startling-children-alcoholics-statistics/

53mins

8 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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TSG Ep242 - Welcome to 2019

1st Hour: The Jess joins the show to discuss co-dependency, working a step study, Shane buying a pregnancy test, getting back to the gym, dealing with anger, and Shane riding a mountain bike and wearing a helmet at 37 years old.  2nd Hour:  Stephanie Sledge joins the show to give us a mothers perspective on alcoholism and addiction. Stephanie is the Founder of The Government Rag Educational Alternative News website. She is an author, independent researcher, freelance writer and investigative journalist. Stephanie’s son Tyler has served over a year and a half in a Missouri prison after receiving a felony for drinking & driving. Tyler went through treatment & has been clean now since December of 2017. Tyler struggled for several years with alcoholism and has had a long battle with the legal system. He gets out of prison on February 1st, 2019. Help Tyler Get Home Be sure to check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com also connect with us on instagram @realthatsoberguy and on twitter @shaneramer To learn more about Heroes In Recovery you can go to heroesinrecovery.com/soberguy or call 833-81-SOBER, thats 833-81-SOBER  TSG Live at The Hollywood Improv January 20th with special guests Darren Prince, Brandon Novak, and John Henson. For tickets and more information go to www.thatsoberguy.com/liveshows or go to https://improv.com/hollywood/ Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Humans Music (Show Intro)

1hr 48mins

8 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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TSGP Ep60 - Seth Manter | 5 Years Sober

Good friend of the show Seth Manter joins again to discuss his 5th year of being clean and sober, how to deal with friends and places in your first 30 days of sobriety, how to wear board shorts to a business meeting, and why wiping your ass too many times is a big mistake. The guys also go over day 8 of the "14 Days To Building Self Esteem".

1hr 2mins

9 Oct 2015

Rank #15

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TSGP Ep83 - Why I Quit Drinking | Larry Hagner | The Good Dad Project

Larry Hagner is a husband and father of 4 boys, and is also the founder of The Good Dad Project, a strong community of Fathers who all share a set of values. Larry is the Author of The Dads Edge, a best-selling book directed at helping Dads and Husbands be at the top of their game. Larry also hosts the Good Dad Project Podcast with Co-Host Shawn Stevenson. He has developed a reputation as an honest man who wants to share his experience with others and give back. This is not to say there have not been challenges along the way. In this episode, Larry talks about growing up in an alcoholic family, and how alcohol played a role leading into his adult life. He talks about how drinking started to become routine at times. The question was finally raised; how can I quit drinking?

58mins

11 Mar 2016

Rank #16

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TSGP Ep 77 - Dating, Marriage & Sober Sex | Tripp Kramer

Dating Coach and creator of TrippAdvice.com Tripp Kramer joins TSGP to talk about relationships, dating, marriage, and sex in sobriety. The guys also discuss how pornography can...

35mins

29 Jan 2016

Rank #17

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SGR Ep 152 - How Do I Know if I'm in Denial & the Ongoing Debate of Medical Marijuana with Tad & Tami Stringam

Tad  & Tami Stringam are certified drug counselors and interventionist with Awaken Industries. Their mission is to be messengers of Love and Light and rebuild the lines of communication which always seem to erode in the process of addiction. Tad was also a previous guest on sober guy radio back on episode 97. If you have not heard his story, I would highly recommend you go back and listen. It is one of the most interesting stories of recovery and redemption I have ever heard. Tad and Tami are an amazing team and amazing people who both share a genuine heart to help others and make a difference in the lives of those who are struggling with addiction. They offer interventions and life coaching and can be found at www.awakenindustries.net This episode was recorded live from Nashville TN at Innovations In Behavioral Healthcare Conference sponsored by Foundations Recovery Network. In this episode we discuss: Denial How do i know if I'm in denial? The cycle of life How animals have no sense of time and how that relates to recovery Pure Consciousness  CBD, Medical Marijuana  Tad and Tami can be reached at 1-866-96-SOBER www.awakenindustries.net Check out Tads previous appearance on Sober Guy HERE Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Sober Nation Ad music by www.bensound.com

40mins

21 Jul 2017

Rank #18

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TSG Ep247 - Newcomers, The Curse Jar, Meditation, Men Cleaning the House & Cravings for Pill Popping

Shane & The Jess discuss the importance of the Newcomer, Shane's recent craving to pop pills, kids, cursing, helping family with addiction & alcoholism, meditation, give shoutouts to listener sobriety dates, house cleaning and more.  Check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com Connect with us on instagram @realthatsoberguy and @shaneramer on twitter heroesinrecovery.com/soberguy or call 833-81-SOBER for help Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network Humans Music (Show Intro)

1hr 13mins

5 Feb 2019

Rank #19

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SGR Ep186 - TJ Woodward - 3 Tips For Beginning Meditation, Mindfulness and Conscious Recovery

TJ Woodward  is a revolutionary recovery specialist, bestselling author, inspirational speaker, and awakening coach who has helped countless people through his simple, yet powerful teachings. He is also the creator of Conscious Recovery.  For more information go to:  Book: Conscious Recovery www.conciousrecovery.com https://www.tjwoodward.com insta @tjwoodward.author Twitter - @tjwoodwardsf Facebook.com/tjwoodwardauthor Listen to TJ's past SGR episode below: http://www.thatsoberguy.com/blog/ep141 Author of the book, Conscious BEING: Awakening to Your True Nature www.ConsciousBEINGbook.com Senior Minister and Spiritual Director of Awakened Living, a Member of the AGAPE Association of Communities  www.AwakenedLiving.US Spiritual Care Counselor and LGBT Specialist at Foundations San Francisco IOP www.FoundationsSanFrancisco.com Need Help? Call Foundations Recovery Networks confidential and private line at: 877-714-1318 Be sure to check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com for past episodes, resources, you can contact us, and you can help support the show by donating or leaving us a review on iTunes.  Thanks to our Sponsors: Foundations Recovery Network I Am Sober App Sober Nation Ad music by www.bensound.com This episode was recorded at the Innovations In Recovery Conference in San Diego CA, hosted by Foundations Recovery Network. 

30mins

10 Apr 2018

Rank #20