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Have you ever wished you had a personal Coach with more than a decade of experience giving you all the secrets to living a happy life? You're in the right place with the top-ranked Addiction Unlimited podcast with Professional Coach, ex party-girl turned savvy sober entrepreneur, Angela Pugh. Her expertise? Giving you simple, actionable steps to turn your life around with a no BS approach. Can you *really* change your life, get sober, have a healthy relationship, and the job of your dreams? Absolutely. Week after week you'll get quick tips, coping strategies, life hacks, and inspiring stories that can help you create the life you deserve.

Addiction Unlimited Angela Pugh

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    • 4.6 • 419 Ratings

Have you ever wished you had a personal Coach with more than a decade of experience giving you all the secrets to living a happy life? You're in the right place with the top-ranked Addiction Unlimited podcast with Professional Coach, ex party-girl turned savvy sober entrepreneur, Angela Pugh. Her expertise? Giving you simple, actionable steps to turn your life around with a no BS approach. Can you *really* change your life, get sober, have a healthy relationship, and the job of your dreams? Absolutely. Week after week you'll get quick tips, coping strategies, life hacks, and inspiring stories that can help you create the life you deserve.

    6 Powerful Recovery Phrases Sure to Make Life Better

    6 Powerful Recovery Phrases Sure to Make Life Better

    Many of us love to get annoyed with the AA one-liners and all the recovery phrases out there, but the truth is, they work.



    And if you get them, they can change your whole trajectory.



    When you understand what they mean, the few simple words take on a whole new meaning and it becomes its own shorthand language where you hear these few words, and you know exactly what to do.



    It’s a game changer.



    Especially if you are caught up in future-tripping, thinking about a bunch of possibilities, what if this happens... what if they do this or say this... what will I do if this…



    Did you know that studies show 85% of the things you worry about, never happen?



    85%!!



    That’s a lot of wasted time and energy.



    I’m going to go through 6 of my favorite, life-changing phrases, what they mean to me, and how to use them.



    And, if you’re signed up for the 30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery series, you’re going to have access to six more, with a little surprise bonus I’m putting together for you.



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery: addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



     



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    • 18 min
    If You Have An Addictive Personality, You May Have Behavior Addictions, Too

    If You Have An Addictive Personality, You May Have Behavior Addictions, Too

     







     



    What does an addictive personality actually look like?



    People always tell me, “I have a very addictive personality”.



    Well, I’m right there with you, my friend - if you struggle with substances, it just makes sense we will struggle with behavior addictions, too.



    Today we’re talking about having an addictive personality and the behavior addictions we can pick up along the way.



    If I do something and I like it, I want more of it.



    Food, people, work, exercise, self-improvement and recovery, television, ice cream – it could literally be anything.



    If I get some gratification from it, I want to do it again, as soon as possible.



    One common factor underlying nearly every addiction is the feeling of reward.



    Your brain registers all pleasures in the same way, whether it’s a cold beer after work, a shopping spree, morning sex, or a delicious meal.



    When you experience that feeling of reward, the brain is flooded with the neurotransmitter dopamine.



    It’s the feel-good neurotransmitter and it is the thing we are chasing for most of the time.



    So let’s get into some of the traits of an addictive personality, what they look like in everyday life, and how they manifest in some of the most common behavior addictions.



     



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery: addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



     



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    • 18 min
    5 Signs You Are Dealing With Post-Acute Withdrawal

    5 Signs You Are Dealing With Post-Acute Withdrawal

    Whether you’re in the early stages of sobriety or have been in recovery for a while, understanding post-acute withdrawal can help you navigate the ups and downs of addiction recovery more effectively.



    PAWS can be a challenging phase in the addiction recovery journey, and knowing the symptoms and signs can help you create processes and gather tools to get through it without relapse.



    What is it

    What are the symptoms

    What to do



    If you're feeling a little crazy and need a name for it, this may be it.



    Don't worry about taking notes with this episode because I've created a whole guide for you as a part of the 30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery series.



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery: addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



    Quitting Drinking & Post Acute Withdrawal (PAWS):  addictionunlimited.com/73



    The Science of Sobriety and How to Feel Better Faster: addictionunlimited.com/200



     



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    • 8 min
    Getting Over Your Fears of Recovery

    Getting Over Your Fears of Recovery

    Recovery fears are the absolute worst, because let's be real: all you want to do is get your life together and be present with your family, but you can’t stop thinking about all the ways your life will change and wondering if you can handle it.



    This can also come in the form of not wanting to engage so much with friends because you are feeling torn between two lives and totally uncertain about what your future is going to look like. And I get it – I know that life, sober or not, isn’t always rainbows and kittens, but you shouldn’t be stuck in fear and letting it hold you back.



    You may know Charlie LeVoir from the Way Out Podcast where he talks about powerful sobriety topics and recovery stories to inspire your recovery journey.



    He was struggling with a drinking problem, but convinced his wife he could quit whenever he wanted to. In his attempt to moderate his drinking he almost lost a hand while carving the Thanksgiving turkey and that’s when it all came crashing down.



    No more denial, no more convincing the wife, straight to treatment he went.



    Through working steps and doing trauma therapy Charlie shares how he had to straighten out all the relationships in his life that were confused and not right, including the relationship he had with himself.



    * The major truths he had to face

    * The counselor that set him straight

    * And the realization that got him into recovery full-time



     



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery: addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



    Way Out Podcast: wayoutcast.com



     



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    • 48 min
    4 Stages of Alcoholism

    4 Stages of Alcoholism

    Alcoholism, or Alcohol use disorder, is a brain disorder that impairs your ability to stop or control your drinking.



    Welcome to our first 30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery series where each week for the next 30 days I’m dropping an extra episode to answer some of the most confusing questions about this crazy alcohol issue we’re dealing with.



    Today we’re talking about the stages of alcoholism to help you get clarity on yourself, and your habits, so that you can stop screwing around and get the support you want.



    Alcoholism develops gradually and symptoms range from mild to severe, depending on what stage you’re in.



    If you’re asking yourself:



    * what the heck is happening to me

    * do I have to quit forever or can I moderate



    ...you’re in the right place.



    We’re going to talk about different stages of drinking, how it works, and when you cross the line where attempts to moderate your drinking are going to be a waste of time and energy.



    It is important to know the signs so that you can accurately gauge where you are in the process and, hopefully, it will help you out of any denial that’s keeping you from getting help and getting in recovery.



    Don't forget to sign up for the 30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery series and all the resources I'm sharing to help you understand your journey, and what to do to get help.



     



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    30 Days to Fast Track Your Recovery: https://addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



     



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    • 19 min
    10 Easy Habits That Will Transform Your Life

    10 Easy Habits That Will Transform Your Life

    You guys know me and how much I love simple strategies that get you exactly the results you're looking for.



    Creating a life you love doesn’t happen overnight.



    Most of us are so wired for instant gratification that when we don’t get immediate results we get disappointed and discouraged and you can easily fall into thinking it’s too hard.



    Or, your brain will start justifying giving up by telling you, 'you don’t have time to focus on this right now', or, 'it isn’t even working so why are you wasting your time??'



    I am the person who, if I eat well and work my buns off at the gym that day and stay on my food plan, I expect to see results the next morning!



    And I’ve learned along the way, that’s not how it works.



    Remember this:   habits are the building blocks of results.



    If you want a result, focus on the habits, the actions you take, to get you there. And I'm giving you 10 powerful habits that will change your life.



    And I have a special surprise for Alcohol-Free April!



    * Bonus podcast episodes each week

    * Expert resources

    * Personalized guidance

    * Inspirational stories of other high-functioning people, just like you, who have overcome drinking and are living alcohol-free.



     



    Links mentioned in this episode: 



    Fast Track Your Recovery Challenge: https://addictionunlimited.com/fasttrack



    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/addictionunlimited



    Want to work with Angela? Book A Call Here : addictionunlimited.com/call



     



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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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419 Ratings

419 Ratings

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Angela’s a rockstar

I had the honor to be a guest on the show and Angela and I had so much fun!

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She is smart as a whip and so much fun…thanks so much for having me on!

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This pod cast caught my attention when other pod casts did not and neither did other people. I think it was Angela’s straight forward method of speaking.

Almost 16 months sober and feeling a lot better. Not fixed but moving on the path forward.

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