From sobriety to self care, Rewired Radio with Erica Spiegelman will explore the power of incorporating authenticity, gratitude, and compassion into our lives. Wherever you are on your wellness journey, Rewired Radio will provide you with the tips, tools, support, and inspiration you'll need to help you grow and evolve.
Encore Episode: Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself
Addiction and recovery can be taxing on a relationship, as both parties work to balance caring for themselves and supporting each other.New research from Recovery Brands, a company providing helpful addiction-related information online through sites such as Recovery.org, finds that 70% of people who go into rehab are in a romantic relationship, and that 80% of those people continue their relationship after their partner completes treatment. Addiction and recovery can be taxing on a relationship, as both parties work to balance caring for themselves and supporting each other. Candace Plattor specializes in working with families whose loved ones struggle with addictive behaviors. She discusses how people can maintain and thrive in romantic relationships while working through addiction and getting on the path to recovery.
Encore Episode: Danger of Waiting for Rock Bottom
Many people think that someone suffering from addiction must hit rock bottom to be truly ready to get better. It's simply not true.Many people think that someone suffering from addiction must hit rock bottom to be truly ready to get better. Stephen Pfleiderer believes that this notion is flat-out false and is an unfortunate myth that keeps many people stuck in a negative and potentially life-threatening situation. Stephen is a certified interventionist, addiction specialist, recovery coach, and founder of San Francisco Intervention, which integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) concepts into its treatment services. He joins Erica to share the personal journey he took to become an interventionist and explains how he helps his clients live full, healthy, and productive lives.
Encore Episode: Understanding Your Own Power
We spend a lot of time underestimating our own power... our power to bring about change or our power to create.We spend a lot of time underestimating our own power... our power to bring about change or our power to create. Chris Edgar is the composer of The Breakout, a musical that follows a group of young adults who come to realize their true potential and power to change their own destiny. Drawing from his own experiences in high school, and exploring topics such as teen suicide and mental illness, The Breakout is an inspiration to everyone who wants to take control of their own destiny.
Encore Episode: Taking Risks
Taking a scary leap of faith can change your life in profound ways.Whether it’s quitting your job, leaving your partner, or committing to confront your addiction, taking a risk is not easy. But, taking that scary leap of faith can change your life in profound ways. Shelby Stanger is an inspiration to all of us who are looking for the courage to go after our dreams. Shelby left a successful career in international marketing to pursue her passion of writing and traveling internationally. She is the host of Wild Ideas Worth Living, a podcast that aims to be empowering, informative and helpful. Shelby shares how we can all build a tribe of people who support making more positive life decisions, from the food we eat to the people we surround ourselves with.
Encore Episode: Finding your Sober Compass
When you’re on the road to recovery, it can be nice to have a guide who understands your unique needs.When you’re on the road to recovery, it can be nice to have a guide who understands your unique needs. Sam Epstein understands this better than most people. Sam works as a case manager who coordinates care for his client’s specific needs. He has also been in recovery since December 2013. He used his expertise, experience, and wisdom to find SoberCompass.org, which helps people find the best method and place for their own personal recovery. Sam shares his own journey and the ways that SoberCompass helps his clients. He also explains why staying healthy in all ways will help serve as your compass, guiding you to your purpose and passion in life.
Encore Episode: Are You a Credit Card Junkie?
What happens when you bite off more than you can chew with your credit? How can you keep yourself from spending more than you can afford?Offers for low interest, high limit credit cards seem to show up in mailboxes every day. A new credit card can be a good idea, but it also often gives you the false sense that you can make that big ticket purchase or take that dream vacation. But, what happens when you bite off more than you can chew with your credit? How can you keep yourself from spending more than you can afford? Crystal Oculee is a personal finance expert and the author of Money Confidence. She shares tips on how to recognize the warning signs of being hooked on new credit cards. She also talk discusses how you can avoid letting credit card debt affect your health and your personal relationships.
Great Q&A and Discussion
The show brings forth quality questions and insightful discussion. I heard topics that are not usually discussed in recovery and addiction. Seems to have some educated/experts in the field guests on the show.
Kickass show and host!
Erica is a great host, and picks awesome topics. I was lucky to be a guest and am a listener. Keep up the great work and keep picking topics that are important and worth listening to. Thank you!
Enjoyable & Smart
Really enjoy listening!