78 episodes

Veronica Valli and Chip Somers are experts on recovery. Chip Somers was most recently described by Russell Brand in his book 'Recovery' as a 'right social liability.' Together they have been sober for almost 50 years and have a LOT of stories, messes, experience and occasionally helpful advice to share on living in sobriety. They bring all of that (and more) to the Soberful podcast. This podcast is for anyone who wants to live an alcohol-free life, is struggling to get sober or who is in long-term recovery.

Soberful Veronica Valli & Chip Somers

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Veronica Valli and Chip Somers are experts on recovery. Chip Somers was most recently described by Russell Brand in his book 'Recovery' as a 'right social liability.' Together they have been sober for almost 50 years and have a LOT of stories, messes, experience and occasionally helpful advice to share on living in sobriety. They bring all of that (and more) to the Soberful podcast. This podcast is for anyone who wants to live an alcohol-free life, is struggling to get sober or who is in long-term recovery.

    77: Adult Children of Alcoholics

    77: Adult Children of Alcoholics

    In this episode, Chip and Veronica discuss Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA). ACOA's have particular characteristics that they carry into adulthood, particularly in their intimate relationships.

    • 48 min
    76: The Problem With Food with Tiffany Thoen

    76: The Problem With Food with Tiffany Thoen

    Intuitive eating with Coach Tiffany Thoen RN. In this episode, we look at the dysfunctional relationship, so many of us have with eating and how when we get sober, we often use food as a substitute for alcohol.

    • 46 min
    75: Starting Life Over

    75: Starting Life Over

    Everything changes, even when we don't want it to. In this episode, we discuss what it's like to start over. How even when we thought everything was terrible we rebuilt our lives into something better than we could have imagined.

    • 54 min
    74: Things That Changed Our Lives This Year

    74: Things That Changed Our Lives This Year

    In the final episode of the year Chip and Veronica discuss all the things that changed their lives this year.  **Trigger warning*** the Michael Jackson documentary and child sexual abuse is briefly discussed.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    73: We Are The Luckiest with Laura McKowen

    73: We Are The Luckiest with Laura McKowen

    How does a mother overcome her shame and guilt? In this week's episode, Veronica interviews Laura McKowen about her new book 'We are the luckiest.' Laura talks frankly about how her drinking affected her daughter, the shocking incident that left her crushed with shame and how she overcame her guilt to finally get sober.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    72: Drinking On Success

    72: Drinking On Success

    Chip and Veronica discuss the phenomenon of 'drinking on success.' It's when things are going well that we forget quickly where alcohol takes us and what happens when we drink. Opportunities to be successful come because we are sober but because we don't know how to handle success we sabotage ourselves.

    • 53 min

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Incredible podcast dont miss the wisdom to be found here!

This is one of the best recovery podcasts I've listened to, these two have such a vast amount of both professional and personal experience in addiction and share all they have learnt. They are so open and honest, wonderful podcast.

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