Create the Life That You Want Through Embracing Uncertainty

In today’s episode, Adi discusses several concepts to help you achieve the life that you want through the power of decision by embracing uncertainty, moving away from a result-oriented attitude, going all in, and being accountable to other people. If you do the work, get the right support, and put the right tools in place, the next decision you make might just start bringing you the kind of happiness and stress relief you never thought was possible. Let us know your thoughts on this IGNTD Recovery episode!

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Savanah Deming
"This is Just How I Am” is Bullsh*t

This episode is all about habits. We all have them, whether we realize we do or not. We develop them throughout our entire life — and most of them, we learn super early in our life. The only problem with some of these habits is that we don’t remember how they were formed, and — when it comes to feelings, emotions, and anxiety — we generally just continue to operate with the current habits we have even if the results we get from them are negative.  In this episode, I explain how we can retrain our brain to create new goals, unlearn habits, and where to begin on this journey. 

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Savanah Deming
Why Quitting is Not an Option

Tune in this week to hear what dawned on me — what does it even mean to “quit” in life? What would it mean to quit on success completely? Is that even feasible? Isn’t there always at least a desire to want to be happy and succeed? And if quitting is not an option, what else are you going to do when you feel you’ve exhausted many of your routes? Can’t wait for you to hear what you think about this week’s episode!

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Savanah Deming
Biology: You Have the Key to Turn the Wheel and Lead Yourself to Recovery

Today’s episode is about an incredible conversation with one of you in the IGNTD Recovery course. She is someone who has been doing really well in her recovery but recently relapsed due to some very real struggles currently going on in her life. After she listened in to the hour-long conversation about recovery with a friend of hers (who was using at the time, with no intention of quitting), the friend later contacted her, saying she was ready to face up to some of the stuff she had been dealing with and wanted to change her life. When my client shared this with me I was blown away. Not only did my client recommit to her recovery, her friend — who wasn’t intending to recover — also decided to take a step in the right direction!

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Savanah Deming
Alternative Approaches to Addiction Recovery with Stanton Peele

On this week’s episode of the IGNTD Recovery podcast, we have special guest Stanton Peele. Stanton is one of those people who is hard to over-inflate the amount of influence he’s had on the addiction field. He’s one of these people that, if you’re going to look into and understand other approaches to addiction, you absolutely have to know about his concepts — and today, we thoroughly discuss his main beliefs when it comes to overcoming addiction, why he believes you should not label yourself an addict, as well as his books and his online recovery center, the Life Process Program.

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Savanah Deming
Becoming Someone Who Isn’t Addicted

In today’s episode, Dr. Jaffe confronts the tough questions that he’s frequently asked, “How do I beat my addiction?”, “What’s the best tool or technique?”, or ”Will this be the medication to fix me?” It turns out those are entirely the wrong questions to be asking. What you really need to be asking yourself (and exploring) is the “why” behind your addiction. The “fix” is not about finding a given tool; it’s about honest exploration and understanding the “why” behind your addiction. We shouldn’t waste our time thinking of all the ways we can “fix” our addiction — instead, we should learn how to become the kind of person who isn’t addicted.

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Savanah Deming
Check in With Gratitude and Celebrate Your Victories

Today we talk about another incredibly important part of recovery — paying attention to and focusing on all of your victories. So much of life is spent primarily focusing on what’s not going right. But if we only focus on the negative we begin to see everything in black and white; we’re either a failure or a success. So it is absolutely crucial to celebrate your victories — especially on your journey to recovery.

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Savanah Deming
The Importance of Focus

If you want to see change, you need to focus. No more running, or hiding or avoidance. Today we’re going to talk about the importance of focus and how it can lead to real change. In order to understand why you may have developed your addiction we need to understand what you were running away from in the first place, that’s always been my way of doing things. In todays episode I explain why we find ourselves avoiding problems and how we can begin to change that behavior.

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