38 episodes

What is your fix? My fix is drugs. The truth is we all have a fix that we chase. So, if you're an addict, join the club. If you struggle with mental health, suffer from trauma, or feel powerless against it all and you don't see a way out, then this is the podcast to find your way through it.
I'm Matt Tompkins and I have been, and continue to be, in the fight of my life - to recover from addiction and find peace in my own mind. It's the fix that we chase, but this is the fix we need.

It's The Fix Matt Tompkins

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

What is your fix? My fix is drugs. The truth is we all have a fix that we chase. So, if you're an addict, join the club. If you struggle with mental health, suffer from trauma, or feel powerless against it all and you don't see a way out, then this is the podcast to find your way through it.
I'm Matt Tompkins and I have been, and continue to be, in the fight of my life - to recover from addiction and find peace in my own mind. It's the fix that we chase, but this is the fix we need.

    Processing 2021 & Improving One Percent

    Processing 2021 & Improving One Percent

    2021 was a year of challenges, to say the least, but also a year filled with tragic losses.  We often don't process traumas and loss until it's too late and boils over, so in this episode Nicole Winkler returns to guide us through helpful ways to process things AND focus on how we can improve just one percent in 2022, to hit those major goals.
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    How To Rewire Your Brain

    How To Rewire Your Brain

    A Goal Without A Plan Is Just A Wish - It is quickly approaching the time of year where we all set goals and resolutions, which are then all too often followed by failing to achieve them.  Today we talk about 2 simple techniques to keep it simple and actually accomplish your goals, whether they be sobriety, professional, or personal.

    • 30 min
    Take Your Own Advice

    Take Your Own Advice

    What advice would you give yourself 20 years ago? It's probably a long list, but the question really is - are you taking that same advice today? In this episode we try a thought experiment to learn how to take our own advice

    • 24 min
    How Food Effects Mental Health

    How Food Effects Mental Health

    How much does the food we eat effect our mental health? Dr Kristin Saxena, host of the podcast "Feeding The Family," joins us to talk about food and mental health, how we can approach the obesity epidemic, and simple ways to get your own diet on track.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Opioid Epidemic Vs The Pandemic

    The Opioid Epidemic Vs The Pandemic

    When the opioid epidemic began, millions of Americans were lied to, deceived, and abused by their own doctors, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare industry as a whole.  How much does this reasonable doubt influence the current refusal to trust in the science of vaccines today, with the current pandemic? We talk about this to try to understand why people feel the way they do, and learn what we can do about it, with today's guest Nicole Winkler.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Growth Through Transformation

    Growth Through Transformation

    What is the "Trans Experience" in 2021? What are the mental health challenges of finding your own identity and how you're accepted by others? We talk about the journey of Eli Rigatuso, who's transformation is not just about his identity but also his history and culture.  To understand someone we must first learn, and this episode we learn so much from Eli's story

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

krist24680 ,

Real issues and real conversation

I love listening to Matt! He is honest and addresses both personal and global issues. He always brings on relevant guests to divide cutting edge topics.

KMT47 ,

Five Stars

Great listen, thanks!

ForthRiver ,

The Long Term Fix That Sticks

As a recovering addict and also obsessed with self-improvement, I absolutely love this show. Matt is a true professional (it’s literally his job to host talkshows) and this show is a level above other shows on these topics.

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