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archived podcasts

updated 27-feb-17

 

  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 179 - Having a Crappy Time (does life suck, or does pouring booze on our heads make life seem sucky?)
  • Sober Podcast 178 - Should I Drink Again?
  • Sober Podcast 177 - Back to the Future
  • Sober Podcast 176 - I'm Not Going Back There
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 175 - Do I Tell People I've Quit? (how to explain to people that you've quit drinking)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 174 - Top 3 Factors That Contribute to Long-Term Sobriety (don't drift, do things, deal with shitty days)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 173 - Celebrations (is it possible to celebrate without alcohol)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 172 - The Melbourne Radio Interview (me, recorded live, being interviewed december 7, 2016)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 171 - Interview Practise 3 (would i still be sober if i hadn't started the blog, one quality that makes you more likely to be sober, what piece of advice do i give most often)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 170 - Interview Practise 2 (30 mins long; what are my plans for the future; why am a sober penpal at all, and what is self-help-live?)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 169 - Interview Practise 1 (how to maintain boundaries, why do we over-drink (is it family history?))
  • Sober Podcast 168 - Excuses
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 167 - My Chat with GW (long interview with penpal, about his sober journey after 3 DUIs and being sent to court)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 166 - Blankets of Support Part 2 (second part of longer interview about adding layers of support)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 165 - Blankets of Support Part 1 (part 1; If you relapse (fall out of bed) and get back in with the same 3 blankets and you don’t add more, then you’re still going to be cold. )
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 164 - My Interview with Apprentice SoberP (30 minutes)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 163 - Good Boundaries (we care so much that other people like us, that we don't care if we like ourselves ...)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 162 - Q&A Part 4 (how to have a last day 1)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 161 - Q&A Part 3 (when someone wants to talk about moderation / what to look forward to after one year sober / how to respond to family pressure)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 160 - Q&A Part 2 (couples quitting together & ideas on medication)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 159 - Q&A Part 1 (what to expect after 50 days / how to use the sober tools you have and not just 'collect' them)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 158 - Plan B (how do you rock the shit out of Plan B?)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 157 - Dating (how do you know when it's time to date?)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 155 - Prelapse (edition #2; this is my second full podcast about prelapse, the previous one was episode SP046)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 151 - I talk with The Contrarian (one of my penpals interviews ME for his podcast)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 150 - Interview with Kristi Coulter (sober penpal / blogger / author)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 148 - Don't Drink (short, powerful, there is crying)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 144 - Interview with Primrose (sober penpal / sober blogger)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 143 - Continuum (we share certain compulsive behaviours)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 142 - Learn it Now (what does relapse mean, what can you learn 'right now' that you can use going fowrard)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 141 - Can I Drink Again Later? (what to tell yourself when your brain acts up with ideas of future drinking).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 140 - Longing (audio about longing, and alcohol, and how our brains trick us with fantasy stories)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 139 - I can't do it like that (because I'm a sober girl and I have to do things in a way that doesn't disrupt my sobriety)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 138 - May The Fork Be With You (Resentment) (turns out that sometimes we choose to feel resentment )
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 137 - This is for Julie (all those things that you think are keeping you from being sober? They're all beside the point ...).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 136 - Mrs. D. (my interview with NZ sober blogger, Mrs. D.)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 135 - Orchids & Dandelions (are you a sensitive little flower? yeah, me too. this is part 2 of a longer audio)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 134 - Orchids & Dandelions (are you a sensitive little flower? yeah, me too. this is part 1 of a longer audio)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 133 - Drinking is Not Required (how can you tell if the voice in your head is wolfie, or you?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 132 - That would never happen to me (Part 2; booze is an elevator that only goes down)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 131 - That would never happen to me (Part 1; booze is an elevator that only goes down)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 130 - Ask the Right Person
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 129 - Feminist Rant?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 128 - Sobriety and the Meaning of Life
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 127 - Shame / Should (double episode)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 126 - Novelty and Structure (Part 2)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 125 - Novelty and Structure (Part 1)
  • Sober Podcast 124 - Go Back
  • Sober Podcast 123 - I Need a Carrot (Part 2)
  • Sober Podcast 122 - I Need a Carrot (Part 1)
  • Sober Podcast 121 - Adult Learners (Part 2)
  • Sober Podcast 120 - Adult Learners (Part 1)
  • Sober Podcast 119 - Ranty Belle (Part 2)
  • Sober Podcast 118 - Ranty Belle (Part 1)
  • NEW Add to Cart Sober Podcast 117 - Motivation (apply motivation daily, like deodorant)
  • Sober Podcast 116 - Should I Quit or Cut Down?
  • Sober Podcast 115 - Day 11
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 114 - Self-Esteem (what is self-esteem and how do you get it)
  • Sober Podcast 113 - Support and How to Get It (Part 4)
  • Sober Podcast 112 - Support and How to Get It (Part 3)
  • Sober Podcast 111 - Support and How to Get It (Part 2)
  • Sober Podcast 110 - Support and How to Get It (Part 1)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 109 - Continuous Days Sober (what do we learn when we're continuously sobriety)
  • Sober Podcast 108 - Keeping Your Car on the Road
  • Sober Podcast 107 - Emotional Honesty
  • Sober Podcast 106 - Treats & Rewards
  • Sober Podcast 105 - All New Friends
  • Sober Podcast 104 - Large Life
  • Sober Podcast 103 - Boundaries
  • Sober Podcast 102 - Unsupportive
  • Sober Podcast 101 - Drifting

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  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 100 - Oh Look You've Evolved (when it seems like nothing is changing in sobriety)
  • Sober Podcast 099 - Ellie Revisited - Part 4
  • Sober Podcast 098 - Ellie Revisited - Part 3
  • Sober Podcast 097 - Ellie Revisited - Part 2
  • Sober Podcast 096 - Ellie Revisited - Part 1 (just after her one year sober-versary)
  • Sober Podcast 095 - Friends (what to say to your friends, what if you're too wobbly to go out)
  • Sober Podcast 094 - Hockey (yes, it's possible to watch sports and not drink)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 093 - Death By Escalator (our brain predicts the worst)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 092 - Missing Out (will you always feel like you're missing out?)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 091 - Got Shame (beating yourself up over past events)
  • Sober Podcast 090 - There is No Magical Time (you can stop waiting for the right time)
  • Sober Podcast 089 - Feel Proud of You (when you feel not enough change in sobriety, not enough improvement)
  • Sober Podcast 088 - Angry Worms (why does alcohol so darkly affect our moods)

  • Sober Podcast 087 - High Firm Bottom (if life gives you the opportunity, it’s nice to have a high bottom)
  • Sober Podcast 086 - Alcohol in the House (how to cope when alcohol is in the house)
  • Sober Podcast 085 - Life Challenges (15 minutes long; how to be sober when life is gigantically, impossibly hard)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 084 - The High Jump and the Wheelchair (18 minutes long; how we have beliefs about what we can and can't do)
  • Sober Podcast 083 - Embrace the Lifestyle (our brain suggests that Moderation is a new idea we haven't tried before).

  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 082 - Tired of Thinking About Drinking (am I tired of thinking about drinking or about NOT drinking).

  • Sober Podcast 081 - Control (17 minutes long; relationship between drinking and control issues and anxiety; what are the things you can control, and the things that you can't)

  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 080 - Blowing a Fuse (overwhelm leads to a 6:45 pm bedtime; double episode, 20 minutes long).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 079 - Not Quite Enough (about having 'not quite enough' sober supports; double episode, 20 minutes long).
  • Sober Podcast 078 - Character Defect (double episode, 20 minutes long)
  • Sober Podcast 077 - The Camp of Sobriety (summary of London meetup 2014)
  • Sober Podcast 076 - Not the Right Time (what happens when we wait for the perfect time to begin)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 075 - Sober Military
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast BONUS T14 - Special audio from American Thanksgiving 2014 (1 hour long)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcasts 071 to 074 - Ellie (parts 1 to 4)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 070 - Prickly.
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 069 - Coming Out of the Closet (when drinking we live in a very small space; picture a closet)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 068 - What's it Like to be a Sober Street Nurse?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 067 - Bash Wolfie on the Head - Part 4 (sometimes sobriety feels 'too easy').
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 066 - Bash Wolfie on the Head - Part 3 (finding support outside of AA and outside of relying on your friends).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 065 - Anonymous Noise (my moving-induced insight on taking things personally).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 064 - Bash Wolfie on the Head - Part 2 (support).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 063 - Bash Wolfie on the Head - Live Call Part 1 (what it's like to sit in my chair and see what I see).
  • Sober Podcast 062 - That you don't deserve it? Not true.
  • Sober Podcast 061 - What Does Drinking Represent? (you think drinking is time travel and will take you to another place).
  • Sober Podcast 060 - Beach Postcard (a postcard from the future).
  • Sober Podcast 059 - Sober Time (we think sobriety is HARDER for us than for others).
  • Sober Podcast 058 - What's it like to be a Sober Musician?
  • Sober Podcast C13 - Special (1 hour) audio from Christmas 2013.
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 057 - What's it like to be a Sober Doctor?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 056 - No More U-Turns (relapse is a u-turn, we go back to where we were)
  • Sober Podcast 055 - Mind Tricks (how lying to myself works).
  • Sober Podcast 054 - Can You Buy Hope? (response to a concern I received by email).
  • Sober Podcast 053 - Don't Get Distracted (thinking that we've made a bunch of bad decisions).
  • Sober Podcast 052 - What I Deserve (what would Belle say?)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 051 - July 4th - an audio to combat wolfie (listen to this when wolfie is on your shoulder).
  • Special Podcast BONUS T13 - Special audio from American Thanksgiving 2013 (1 hour).

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  • Sober Podcast 050 - Sober Passions Part 4 (what next).
  • Sober Podcast 049 - Sober Passions Part 3 (analysis/paralysis, patience, your primary goal).
  • Sober Podcast 048 - Sober Passions Part 2 (sobriety insurance, and getting rid of ‘either/or’).
  • Sober Podcast 047 - Sober Passions Part 1.
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 046 - Prelapse (what happens in the days before relapse, what can you do in advance)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 045 - Here’s What I Need From You (an explanation of drinking and sobriety to anyone who doesn’t get it).
  • Sober Podcast 044 - What's it like to be a Sober Lawyer?
  • Sober Podcast 043 - What's it like to be a Sober Pastor?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 042 - What's it like to be a Sober Therapist?
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 041 - I'm Right and You're Wrong (how wolfie whips us into a frenzy, on purpose).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 040 - Cinnamon Toast (how to give yourself the treats you need).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 039 - Signs From the Universe (signs that it's a good idea to be sober).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 038 - Overwhelm (things I do to avoid feeling overwhelmed)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 037 - Sea Shells (we're all more alike than we are different). 
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 036 - Judging (wolfie suggests moderation, as if it's a new idea we've never tried).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 035 - Everything Else is Wolfie (any voice you hear that isn't saying "take care of you" ... it's wolfie). 
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 034 - Clever Title (when we were drinking, we couldn't count on ourselves - so we lived 'small').
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 033 - Mashed Potatoes (Oprah picks mashed potatoes, you and I pick booze).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 032 - Getting Shit Done (why do we leave things undone).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 031 - Post-Goal Letdown (how to deal with sober goals, like achieving day 100).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 030 - Even Though (compulsive behaviours – doing stuff that doesn’t serve you)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 029- Swallowing Cement (how our very strong beliefs aren't as strong as we think).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 028 - Practise Feeling Better (can you choose how you feel?).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 027 - Perfectionism (waiting for the perfect time, that never comes).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 026 - Reframing Part 3 - Regret / But my husband drinks
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 025 - Reframing Part 2 - Sober Vacations? / But I'm Shy
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 024 - Reframing Part 1 - Life is Hard / Booze is My Crutch
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 023 - Choose Focus (what you focus on changes who you are)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 022 - I Heart Chicks (what I learned about sobriety when in the cardiac ICU)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 021 - Don't Worry Be Happy (trusting advice).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 020 - Fun (can you have fun sober?).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 019 - Little Chick in the Grass (chick is lost on the new road to sobriety)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 018 - Chicken Little (there's a little chick inside you)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 017 - Sleep & Changing the Channel (how to change your mood).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 016 - Anxiety & Depression (sometimes we feel crappy when sober).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 015 - How to Have a Sober Christmas.
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 014 - Lighthouse (how to find guidance).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 013 - Lex (23 minute interview).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 012 - 5 a.m. Wakeup Call (do you know what you're passionate about?).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 011 - Lullabye (how to deal with a non-exciting patch - a lull - in sobriety).

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  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 010 - Dehydrate the Wolf (reading from the blog with anecdotes).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 009 - London Sober Meetup (we're all normal!).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 008 - What I Know About Me (things up with which i will not put).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 007 - Today is the Best Day.
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 006 - Sobriety is Like a Little Car (reading from the blog, with anecdotes).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 005 - A Shitstorm of Treats (are you getting enough sober treats?)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 004 - All is Well (even when it's not)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 003 - Dry Drunk (my rant about what I think of this term)
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 002 - Two Eiffel Towers (the danger in trying to do the same thing again and expecting different results).
  • Add to Cart Sober Podcast 001 - Accepting Help (accept their milkshakes)