1 hr 20 min

113: A NEW FREEDOM - Getting Real in Recovery (with Randy Hyden‪)‬ The Alpha Quorum Show

    • Society & Culture

In this compelling podcast episode, speakers Randy Hyden and Brad Singletary delve into the transformative power of intrinsic motivation and community support in overcoming addictions and compulsive behaviors.



Randy discusses his upcoming e-book that tackles overthinking, linking it to emotions and actionable solutions. He emphasizes that recovery and self-improvement can't be extrinsically motivated; doing it to appease others or to escape legal consequences will not yield lasting change.



He poses the vital question: "Do you really want to stop doing this, or do you just really want the consequences to stop?" This sets the stage for the core argument that true transformation comes from a deeply rooted desire for a 'new life,' separate from external pressures. Brad complements this by asking what advice would be given to someone on the fence about making life-altering changes.



The conclusion is unequivocal: If one truly wishes to reinvent themselves, self-inquiry, self-observation, and the guidance of emotionally healthy individuals—who are not there to 'fix' but to 'walk alongside'—become crucial components for sustainable change. This episode is a call for authentic, self-driven transformation, fortified by communal wisdom and love.



EASIER WAYS - Randy's Website: www.easierways.org



RANDY'S FB GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/easier.ways



RANDY'S PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/randy-hyden1

In this compelling podcast episode, speakers Randy Hyden and Brad Singletary delve into the transformative power of intrinsic motivation and community support in overcoming addictions and compulsive behaviors.



Randy discusses his upcoming e-book that tackles overthinking, linking it to emotions and actionable solutions. He emphasizes that recovery and self-improvement can't be extrinsically motivated; doing it to appease others or to escape legal consequences will not yield lasting change.



He poses the vital question: "Do you really want to stop doing this, or do you just really want the consequences to stop?" This sets the stage for the core argument that true transformation comes from a deeply rooted desire for a 'new life,' separate from external pressures. Brad complements this by asking what advice would be given to someone on the fence about making life-altering changes.



The conclusion is unequivocal: If one truly wishes to reinvent themselves, self-inquiry, self-observation, and the guidance of emotionally healthy individuals—who are not there to 'fix' but to 'walk alongside'—become crucial components for sustainable change. This episode is a call for authentic, self-driven transformation, fortified by communal wisdom and love.



EASIER WAYS - Randy's Website: www.easierways.org



RANDY'S FB GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/easier.ways



RANDY'S PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/randy-hyden1

1 hr 20 min

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