100 episodes

Welcome to Genuine Life Recovery. I‘m here to help you and your loved ones overcome addictions. In this show we dive into the physical emotional and spiritual aspects of addiction, recovery, family dynamics, co-dependency, and more.

Genuine Life Recovery with Jodie Stevens jodiestevensshow

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Welcome to Genuine Life Recovery. I‘m here to help you and your loved ones overcome addictions. In this show we dive into the physical emotional and spiritual aspects of addiction, recovery, family dynamics, co-dependency, and more.

    Plugged In, Tuned Out: A Tale of Digital Recovery and Family Reconnection (Episode 140)

    Plugged In, Tuned Out: A Tale of Digital Recovery and Family Reconnection (Episode 140)

    In this episode, we dive into the transformative journey of Emily Hernandez, a mother who shares her battle with digital addiction. Emily’s story is a powerful testament to the impact of modern technology on our lives and relationships. As a prolific blogger and dedicated mother, Emily found herself increasingly overwhelmed by the demands of parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seeking solace, she turned to her smartphone and internet games, only to fall into a cycle of addiction that distanced her from her family. Through candid conversations, Emily reveals the pivotal moment that sparked her realization, her struggles with digital dependency, and the steps she took to reclaim her life. Guided by faith and supported by her family, Emily’s journey from addiction to empowerment is both inspiring and educational. Tune in to learn about the practical strategies she employed, the role of faith in her recovery, and the importance of being present in a world dominated by screens. This episode is a must-listen for anyone grappling with digital distractions and seeking to rediscover the beauty of a balanced, meaningful life.

    • 45 min
    7 Keys to Personalized Addiction Treatment (Episode 139)

    7 Keys to Personalized Addiction Treatment (Episode 139)

    7 Keys to Personalized Addiction Treatment  (Episode 139) 
    Curious about how addiction treatment plans are made? Episode 139 of "Genuine Life Recovery" is for you! We’re diving into the ASAM Criteria—a set of guidelines that treatment centers use to personalize care. We’ll talk about the six (plus one I added) key areas we look at, including your mental health, readiness to change, relapse potential, withdrawal, and living situation. This approach helps create a plan that fits your unique needs, making recovery more achievable. Whether you’re in recovery or supporting someone who is, this episode will give you the insights you need.

    • 39 min
    From Rock Bottom to Recovery: Insights from a Sobriety Survivor (Episode 138)

    From Rock Bottom to Recovery: Insights from a Sobriety Survivor (Episode 138)

    From Rock Bottom to Recovery: Insights from a Sobriety Survivor (Episode 138)
    Join us for an intimate and enlightening conversation with Lisa Grantham, a survivor whose 20-year journey from addiction to sobriety offers amazing insights and inspiration. Listen as Lisa dives into the raw realities of addiction, the pivotal moments of transformation, and the strategies that have sustained her recovery.
    Lisa opens up about her early struggles with alcohol, sharing how what started as a coping mechanism soon spiraled into a cycle of dependency and despair. She recounts her multiple attempts at recovery, the setbacks she faced, and the turning point that finally propelled her towards lasting sobriety.
    We dive into Lisa's journey of recovery, discussing how faith and support from her community, along with the healing power of writing her memoir, have given her valuable lessons and stories that anyone facing similar challenges can relate to on a personal level.
    We go beyond personal stories to explore bigger topics like how addiction affects the brain, why it’s crucial to heal from past trauma, and how recovery changes over time. Lisa’s journey shows how strong we can be, and gives listeners practical tips to take back control from addiction and start living again.
    Whether you’re seeking guidance on supporting a loved one in recovery or navigating your own path towards sobriety, tune in to gain valuable perspectives, practical advice, and a renewed sense of hope from Lisa’s remarkable journey of healing and transformation.
     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Unraveling Codependency: Roots, Realities, and Recovery (Episode 137)

    Unraveling Codependency: Roots, Realities, and Recovery (Episode 137)

    Unraveling Codependency: Roots, Realities, and Recovery (Episode 137)
    This episode is a comprehensive look at codependency, far beyond its common association with enabling behavior. Discover how early family dynamics and attachment styles contribute to the development of codependent patterns, and understand the psychological mechanisms at play, such as a fragile sense of self, a need for control, and emotional suppression. We’ll examine how codependency affects romantic, familial, and platonic relationships, leading to imbalanced dynamics and personal sacrifices. More importantly, learn practical strategies for overcoming these patterns, from setting healthy boundaries and seeking therapy to building self-esteem, independence, and autonomy. Tune in and unravel the complexities of codependency, while gaining insights and tools to help you or someone you care about break free from its grip and cultivate healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

    • 44 min
    From ‘Oops’ to Awesome: Mastering the Art of Brain Retraining with Steven Campbell (Episode 136)

    From ‘Oops’ to Awesome: Mastering the Art of Brain Retraining with Steven Campbell (Episode 136)

    From ‘Oops’ to Awesome: Mastering the Art of Brain Retraining with Steven Campbell (Episode 136)
    In this enlightening episode, we sit down with Steven Campbell, a professor, author, and speaker renowned for his work on brain retraining. Together, we explore the transformative power of replacing negative self-talk with positive affirmations. Steven shares personal stories and insights into how our brains believe everything we tell them, a concept known as neuroplasticity. We discuss practical tips for retraining your brain, emphasizing the importance of framing mental efforts as "replacement" rather than "change." Whether you're recovering from addiction, trauma, or low self-esteem, this episode offers valuable tools and hope for personal transformation. Tune in to learn how to actively manage your self-talk and reshape your self-image for a healthier, more positive mindset. Steven is the author of Making your Mind Magnificat and you can find it by clicking here. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Empowerment in Recovery: Taking Charge with 5 Key Factors (Episode 135)

    Empowerment in Recovery: Taking Charge with 5 Key Factors (Episode 135)

    Empowerment in Recovery: Taking Charge with 5 Key Factors (Episode 135)
    Tune in to this transformative episode as we dive into the five pillars of addiction recovery: Connectedness, Hope, Identity, Meaning, and Empowerment. Learn invaluable insights on building supportive relationships, fostering hope, reclaiming one's identity, finding purpose, and embracing empowerment. Through heartfelt discussions and biblical references, discover how to navigate the challenges of sobriety, develop coping strategies, and maintain a positive outlook. Whether you're in recovery or supporting someone who is, this episode offers practical advice and spiritual guidance to help you reclaim your life and build a better future.

    • 51 min

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Jodie does a wonderful job sharing important truths and encouraging words with her audience about a variety of difficult topics. Full of hope and life! - Shadia

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