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Conquering Shame and Codependency

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Shame and doubting one's worth can be debilitating. Unemployment and isolation as a result of the pandemic can fuel these negative feelings. Learn how to heal from the destructive hold of shame and codependency by implementing eight steps that will empower the real you and lead to healthier relationships. Shame: the torment you feel when you're exposed, humiliated, or rejected; the feeling of not being good enough. It's a deeply painful and universal emotion yet is not frequently discussed. For some, shame lurks in the unconscious, undermining self-esteem, destroying confidence, and leading to codependency. These codependent relationships - where we overlook our own needs and desires as we try to care for, protect, or please another - often cover up abuse, addiction, or other harmful behaviors. Shame and codependency feed off one another, making us feel stuck, never able to let go, move on, and become the true self we were meant to be. In Conquering Shame and Codependency, Darlene Lancer sheds new light on shame: how codependents' feelings and beliefs about shame affect their identity, their behavior, and how shame can corrode relationships, destroying trust and love. She then provides eight steps to heal from shame, learn to love yourself, and develop healthy relationships.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2014 Darlene Lancer (P)2021 Tantor

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The Codependency Recovery Plan

4 ratings

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Detach from codependency in five steps.  You can say no. You can stop people pleasing and start setting boundaries. You can ask for what you need. You can love and be loved - without sacrifice - by breaking the codependency cycle.  The Codependency Recovery Plan empowers you to have healthy, happy interdependent relationships. This actionable five-step program is designed to help you get in touch with yourself, assert boundaries, and communicate confidently. You’ll be free to nurture true intimacy.  The five steps to break the codependency cycle include:  Step 1: Get in Touch with Your “Self” - Learn how to stand on your own two feet.  Step 2: Prioritize Self-Care - Show yourself respect by caring for your mind and body.  Step 3: Build Boundaries - Take a stand for what feels good to you in life and love.  Step 4: Communicate Confidently - Open up about what you think, feel, and need to share with others.  Step 5: Get Intimate - Experience healthy and joyful connections. You can’t change your history with codependency - but you can take charge of your recovery. Starting now.

©2019 Althea Press (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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Guerrera del amor [Love Warrior]

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Justo cuando Glennon Doyle comenzaba a sentir que lo tenía todo, tres niños felices, un esposo cariñoso y una carrera como escritora tan exitosa que su primer libro alcanzó la cima de la lista best seller del New York Times, su esposo le reveló su infidelidad y se vio forzada a darse cuenta de que nada es lo que parece ser. Una alcohólica y bulímica en recuperación, Glennon reconoció que el fracaso es un lugar familiar. En medio de la crisis, supo aferrarse a lo que descubrió en recuperación: que su más profundo dolor siempre ha guardado dentro una invitación hacia una vida más abundante.Guerrera del amor es la historia de un matrimonio, pero es también la historia de la sanidad que es posible cuando nos negamos a conformarnos con algo bueno y nos enfrentamos al dolor y al amor. Esta memoria sorprendente revela cómo nuestros ideales de masculinidad y feminidad, pueden hacer que sea imposible para un hombre y una mujer conocerse realmente el uno al otro, y capta la belleza que se despliega cuando una pareja se compromete a liberarse de todo lo que ha aprendido, de manera que puedan finalmente, después de trece años de matrimonio, enamorarse. Guerrera del amor es un relato hermoso e inspirador de cómo hemos nacido para ser guerreros: fuertes, poderosos y valientes, capaces de enfrentar el dolor y reclamar el amor que está disponible para nosotros. Es crónica de un viaje hermoso y brutal que se dirige a aquellos que anhelan relaciones más profundas y verdaderas, y una vida más abundante y auténtica. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2017 Glennon Doyle (P)2017 Zondervan

Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
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Sober as F***

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A 2019 updated re-release: featuring an updated author's note chapter. The road to sobriety is hard, and I don't intend to sugarcoat any part of it for you. In this book, I will take it back to the beginning. My life was that of a hardcore weekend binge drinker, one blackout night after another. I welcome you into my rock-bottom moments, my losing all control, and my putting my life back together, piece by piece.  Sober as F*** is a personal memoir of my first two years of sobriety, but it is not only about becoming sober from alcohol. I was forced to face and accept many sobering realities about myself along the way when I put down the bottle. Everything in my life had to be broken down to nothing in order to rebuild it from the ground up. I would have to acknowledge my unhealthy relationships with men, come to terms with depression and anxiety, and to realize that I had been drowning all of my issues and emotions away, one swig of vodka at a time.  In the beginning of my sobriety, I looked for support in many places. All of the books and stories I found never fit what mine looked like. So, this one is for all the people out there with stories like mine, looking for reassurance that there can be a light at the end of the tunnel. I was so desperate to find that kind of reassurance during my journey, so I hope my story can be that for you. To the millennial weekend binger, to the young woman so desperate to feel love, to the one losing all hope that things can get better - this one is for you.

©2017 Sarah Ordo (P)2020 Sarah Ordo

Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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Chasing a Flawed Sun

3 ratings

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The phrase "heroin saved my life" could be considered both controversial and even offensive to some. However, in Chasing a Flawed Sun, the author shows us how, after breaking him down and almost taking his life several times, the battle with the drug did just that. This is a true story. A transparent story of the life of a young man in America, who, like many of our lost youth, found his way into the drug culture. This story is an autopsy into the mind, heart, and soul of an addict. It begins at childhood and takes us through the thoughts, turmoil, and inner conflicts of a person lost in the undercurrent of addiction, and ends in a climax of self-discovery and realization. It is a gripping tale of a suburban youth and his journey through the streets of Baltimore, institutions, prisons, addiction, and worst of all, his own mind. What makes it so unique is the vulnerability and transparency with which it is told. It is the goal of this story to not only to tell a vivid tale but to also share hope and experience with those who are actively struggling with their own demons, and to shed some light to those who have lost or are currently dealing with a loved one who is struggling with addiction, alcoholism and/or a lost sense of "self". Daniel McGhee lives and owns several businesses just outside of Baltimore, Maryland. He also owns a non-profit and works with addicts, children, and homeless in his area. In his 18 years in recovery, he’s learned to enjoy writing, fitness, and traveling the world. He enjoys going to other countries either for relief work, exploration, or just chasing the sun that never ceases.

©2019 Daniel McGhee (P)2019 Daniel McGhee

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This Naked Mind

329 ratings

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This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol. Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress relief associated with alcohol and assume giving it up will involve deprivation and misery. This Naked Mind offers a new, positive solution. Here, Annie Grace clearly presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science and reveals the cultural, social, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence in all of us. Packed with surprising insight into the reasons we drink, this book will open your eyes to the startling role of alcohol in our culture and how the stigma of alcoholism and recovery keeps people from getting the help they need. With Annie's own extraordinary and candid personal story at its heart, this book is a must-listen for anyone who drinks. This Naked Mind will give you freedom from alcohol. It removes the psychological dependence so that you will not crave alcohol, allowing you to easily drink less (or stop drinking). With clarity, humor, and a unique blend of science and storytelling, This Naked Mind will open the door to the life you have been waiting for.

©2015 Annie Grace (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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The Easy Way for Women to Stop Smoking

30 ratings

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Ideal for listening to in the car or whilst traveling, this is a new, unabridged audio edition of the globally best-selling book, The Easy Way for Women to Stop Smoking. The Easyway method is as successful for women as it is for men, but many of the issues are perceived differently by women - as their questions in Easyway sessions reveal – and particular difficulties face women who want to quit the habit. This audiobook examines these differences and difficulties - engaging the listener in a personal consultation - and offers specific, targeted advice on how to resolve them. Listen to The Easy Way for Women to Stop Smoking and become a happy nonsmoker for the rest of your life.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
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Stop Smoking, Quit Your Smoking Habit with Hypnosis, Meditation, and Affirmations

1 rating

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**Now includes "Deep Sleep" as a Bonus Track! Stop smoking and kick your smoking habit for good with this guided meditation and relaxation program from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep! The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while allowing you to access the deepest parts of your mind to stop cravings and habits with ease. Two inductions give you options for each session, or listen to the entire album. It's your choice! You'll feel well rested and energized when you wake up, and with every time you listen, you will feel confident, healthy, and more and more free of cravings. Joel Thielke's guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will help you remove the triggers that cause your nicotine cravings and teach you how to deal with your triggers in a healthy way. You can break the cycle today! The special inductions will gently guide you into your REM stage of sleep, working with your subconscious to make lasting change that you can see. This Sleep Learning System album comes with two extended tracks that include the Sleep Induction and Garden Induction, guided meditation programs, and bonus music and positive subliminals, providing hours of relaxation for your listening experience. Stop smoking today with The Sleep Learning System!

©2013 Motivational Hypnosis Help LLC (P)2013 Motivational Hypnosis Help LLC

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Healing the Shame That Binds You

20 ratings

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Healing the Shame That Binds You is the most enduring work of family relationship expert and New York Times best-selling author John Bradshaw. In it, he shows how unhealthy toxic shame, often learned young and maintained into adulthood, is the core component in our compulsions, co-dependencies, addictions and drive to superachieve. While positive shame empowers us and sustains the fabric of our social system, inappropriate or misdirected shame results in the breakdown of our self-esteem, the destruction of the family system, and an inability to move forward with our lives. In an honest and emotionally revealing style based largely on his personal experience with addiction and his decades as a counselor, John Bradshaw moves from the source and manifestation of toxic shame to the practical tools---affirmations, visualizations, inner voice and feeling work, guided meditations, and other healing techniques---that will release the shame that binds us to our past. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1988 John Bradshaw, Renewed 2005 by John Bradshaw (P)2011 Tantor

Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
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The Sober Survival Guide

1 rating

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Are you too tired and fed up with the routine of drinking, and want to make a change and improve your life? Or you may simply be curious about how an alcohol-free life might look for you. Could it be better? Happier? Calmer? More peaceful? The Sober Survival Guide is a unique quit-alcohol book and is split into two parts. The first is designed to set you up for success and put you in a place where you can find freedom from alcohol. The first part of the book contains essential information for when you're in the early stages of controlling your drinking. The second part serves as a handbook as you move forward into an alcohol-free life. As you listen, you'll see I've used my own experiences and those of the people I've worked with to help ensure you're ready for the challenges, fears, and questions that will come up in the years after quitting drinking.  You'll learn how to handle the work Christmas party without a glass of bubbly in hand, the joys of sober holidays, what to do when you stop drinking but your partner won't, and a whole lot more. This unique quit-alcohol book also shares my own stories and personal accounts that helped me learn (sometimes the hard way). Part memoir, part sober guide, and 100 percent alcohol-free, The Sober Survival Guide is perfect for anyone looking to free themselves from the grip of alcohol.

©2020 Simon Chapple (P)2020 Tantor

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Sex Addiction 101

5 ratings

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The number of affordable, easy links to pleasurable sexual online content is on the rise. Activity increases with the accessibility of technology. So, too, has sex addiction. People struggling with sex, porn, and love addiction typically have little understanding of this incredibly complicated disease. Sex Addiction 101 covers everything from what sexual addiction is and how it can best be treated to how it affects various subgroups of the population such as women, gays, and teenagers. The book also provides sex addicts with strategies to protect themselves from the online sexual onslaught. Sex Addiction 101 is intended to enlighten the clinical population as well as actual sex addicts and their loved ones. Along with his mentor, Patrick Carnes, Weiss has become the face of and driving force behind understanding and treating sex addiction; this book should be a core title in every addiction collection.

©2015 Robert Weiss (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
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The Fastest Way to Stop Drinking... Guaranteed

15 ratings

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The Fastest Way to Stop Drinking... Imagine if tomorrow you wake up with no hangover, no regrets and feeling full of energy and vitality. Picture your bank account with thousands of extra dollars in it and imagine what life would be like if you had a limitless abundance of quality time with your family and loved ones? If you are drinking on a regular basis then alcohol is stealing all that from you everyday. My name is Craig Beck; I used to be just like you... My drinking was hopelessly out of control for nearly two decades. Nothing I tried made any difference, I attempted dry weeks and months but I always just ended up drinking even more than before. My doctor agreed it was time to cut down but he could offer no practical solution to help me to do so. I concluded that the only way I was going to escape the insidious trap of alcohol was to throw away all the ‘advice' I had been previously given and do the unthinkable. The result is, I not only cured my own drink problem but I have since helped over 50,000 fellow drinkers to also escape. No need to declare yourself an alcoholic. A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle. No group meetings or expensive rehab. No humiliation, no pain and 100% no ‘willpower' required. No cravings, no medication and no silly gimmicks. By the way… there are two very similar version of this book (only the title varies slightly). The fact you have found this one and not the other is a very good sign. Inside I will tell you why.

©2014 Craig Beck (P)2014 Craig Beck

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
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Healing the Child Within

17 ratings

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Have you ever heard of your inner child? Well, this is the classic book that started it all. In 1987, Charlie Whitfield's breakthrough concept of the child within - that part of us which is truly alive, energetic, creative, and fulfilled - launched the inner child movement. Healing the Child Within describes how the inner child is lost to trauma and loss, and how by recovering it, we can heal the fear, confusion, and unhappiness of adult life. Eighteen years and more than a million copies sold later, Healing the Child Within is a perennial selling classic in the field of psychology. And it is even more timely today than it was in 1987. Recent brain research, particularly on the effects of trauma on the brain of developing children, has supported Whitfield's intuitive understanding as a psychiatrist. About HCI Recovery Classics: HCI's recovery backlist contains some of the most important and best-selling works in the recovery field. These books are still sought after today, selling more than 100,000 copies per year. Our new line of branded audiobooks features expanded editions of our top recovery titles, new introductions, updates on pertinent recent developments in the field, and contemporary new cover art. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1987 Charles L. Whitfield (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Robert Feifar
Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
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Prodependence

6 ratings

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Human beings are meant to work together, not to go it alone. We enter the world reliant on others for shelter, nutrition, and emotional support, and these core requirements to do not change as we grow older. Yet somehow, as we move into adulthood, our intrinsic need for emotional connection (i.e., love) gets discounted. This despite the fact that people who spend their lives "apart from" rather than "a part of" do not function as well as those who feel emotionally connected.  Nowhere is this more apparent than when dealing with addiction. Nevertheless, loved ones of addicts, instead of being encouraged to care for themselves as well as their addicted loved one, are often encouraged to care for themselves instead of their addicted loved one.  Prodependence, a new psychological term created by Robert Weiss to describe healthy interdependence in the modern world, turns this around. Rather that preaching detachment and distance over continued bonding and assistance, as so many therapists, self-help books, and 12-step groups currently do, prodependence celebrates the human need for and pursuit of intimate connection, viewing this as a positive force for change. Simply stated, prodependence occurs when attachment relationships are mutually beneficial - with one person's strengths filling in the weak points of the other, and vice versa. And this can occur even when an addiction is present.   In Prodependence, Weiss presents a research-based social and psychological understanding of human interdependence, accepting and even celebrating human interdependency in ways that are healthy and life-affirming for each person. This groundbreaking work presents a new paradigm for useful and healthy support, offering both the lay person and professional an evolved prism through which he or she can examine, evaluate, and improve not just relationships affected by addiction (though that's the primary focus of this audiobook), but relationships in general.

©2018 Robert Weiss (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Corey Gagne
Author: Robert Weiss
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
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The Sober Diaries

102 ratings

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Like many women, Clare Pooley found the juggle of a stressful career and family life a struggle, so she left her successful role as a managing partner in one of the world's biggest advertising agencies to look after her family. She knew the change wouldn't be easy, but she never expected to find herself an overweight, depressed, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a day and spending her evenings Googling 'am I an alcoholic?' This book is the bravely honest story of a year in Clare's life. A year that started with her quitting booze and then being given the devastating diagnosis of breast cancer. By the end of the year she is booze-free and cancer-free, no longer has a wine belly and is two stone lighter and with a life that is so much richer, healthier and more rewarding than ever before. She has a happier family and a more positive outlook. Sober Diaries is an upbeat, funny and positive look at how to live life to the full. Interwoven within Clare's own very personal and brilliantly comic story is research and advice as she discovers the answers to questions like: How do I know if I'm drinking too much? How will I cope at parties? What do I say to friends and family? How do I cope with cravings? If I stop drinking, will I lose weight? What if my partner still drinks? And many more.

©2017 Clare Pooley (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Karen Cass
Author: Clare Pooley
Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
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The Sober Lush

1 rating

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A sober hedonist's guide to living a decadent, wild, and soulful life - alcohol-free. In a culture where sipping "rosé all day" is seen as the epitome of relaxation, "grabbing a drink" the only way to network; and meeting at a bar the quintessential "first date", many of us are left wondering if drinking alcohol really is the only way to cultivate joy and connection in life.  Jardine Libaire and Amanda Eyre Ward wanted to live spontaneous and luxurious lives, to escape the ordinary and enjoy the intoxicating. Their drinking, however, had started to numb them to the present moment instead of unlocking it. Ward was introduced to Libaire when she first got sober. As they became friends, the two women talked about how they yearned to create lives that were Technicolor, beautifully raw, connected, blissed out, and outside the lines...but how?  In The Sober Lush, Libaire and Ward provide a road map for living a lush and sensual life without booze. This audiobook offers ideas and instruction for such nonalcoholic joys as:  The allure of "the Vanish", in which one disappears early from the party without saying good-bye to a soul, to amble home under the stars  The art of creating zero-proof cocktails for all seasons  Having a fantastic first date while completely sober  A primer on setting up your own backyard beehive and honey tastings  For anyone curious about lowering their alcohol consumption or quitting drinking altogether, or anyone established in sobriety who wants inspiration, this shimmering and sumptuous audiobook will show you how to keep indulging in life even if you stop indulging in alcohol. Includes a PDF of the appendix in the book.   PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2020 Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Eileen Stevens
Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
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The Easy Way for Women to Stop Drinking

30 ratings

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Allen Carr's Easyway is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and it has now been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues. Here the method focuses on one of the fastest-growing problems of modern times for women: drinking. Alcohol blights women's lives often in a distinctly different way to men's: women tend to stay at home drinking alcohol; women often feel particular shame over drinking too much; drinking around children can be a particular burden. In summary there are a lot of added pressures on women to stop drinking, and often they feel this is an impossible task. Luckily, Allen Carr's Easyway makes it easy to stop drinking. It's the tried-and-tested cessation method that really works. With startling insight into why women drink and clear, simple, step-by-step instructions, Allen Carr shows you the way to escape from the alcohol trap in the time it takes to listen to this audiobook.

©2016 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Limited (P)2016 Arcturus Digital Limited

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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Alcohol Explained

87 ratings

Summary

Alcohol Explained is the definitive, ground-breaking guide to alcohol and alcoholism. It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological, and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism. Alcoholism and problem drinking seems illogical to those on the outside; indeed, it is equally perplexing for the alcoholic or problem drinker. This audiobook provides a logical, easy-to-follow explanation of the phenomenon and detailed instructions on how to beat it. Despite being entirely scientific and factual in nature, the audiobook is presented in an accessible and easily understandable format. For more information and to read the first five chapters for free, please visit www.alcoholexplained.com. "This is an excellent book written by an inquisitive and educated author who during a period of his life suffered from alcoholism. The book explains in an easily understood language the various effects that alcohol has on our body. In my opinion the text would serve as a great handbook not only for those struggling with alcohol but also medical students as part of their education. I am sure some of my own patients troubled with alcoholism in recent years could have benefited from reading William’s book and I will be recommending it going forward." - Håvard Molvik, MD, MRCS, MSc, MRCGP

©2015 Samuel Watts (P)2017 Samuel Watts

Narrator: Nick Jermyn
Length: 6 hrs
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The Easy Way to Control Alcohol

116 ratings

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Feeling dependent on alcohol to any extent can be a difficult thing to come to terms with and even trickier to manage, but this audiobook will cut through all the stress and set you on the right track. Allen Carr established himself as the world’s greatest authority on helping people stop smoking and his internationally best-selling Easy Way to Stop Smoking has been published in over 40 languages and sold more than 10 million copies. In his Easy Way to Control Alcohol Allen applies his revolutionary method to drinking. With startling insight into why we drink and clear, simple, step-by-step instructions, he shows you the way to escape from the ‘alcohol trap’ in the time it takes to listen to this audiobook. His unique method removes the feeling of deprivation and works without using willpower. Allen dispels our illusions about alcohol, removes the psychological dependence, and sets you free to enjoy life to the full.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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Drink?

3 ratings

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A world-renowned authority on the science of alcohol exposes its influence on our health, mood, sleep, emotions, and productivity - and what we can and should do to moderate our intake. From after-work happy hour to a nightly glass of wine, we're used to thinking of alcohol as a normal part of our daily lives. In Drink?, neuropharmacology professor David Nutt takes a fascinating, science-based look at drinking to unpack why we should reconsider our favorite pastime.  Using cutting-edge scientific research and years of hands-on experience in the field, Nutt delves into the long- and short-term effects of alcohol. He addresses topics such as hormones, mental health, fertility, and addiction, explaining how alcohol travels through our bodies and brains, what happens at each stage of inebriation, and how it effects us even after it leaves our systems. With accessible, easy-to-understand language, Nutt ensures that listeners recognize why alcohol can have such a negative influence on our bodies and our society. In the vein of This Naked Mind, Drink? isn't preachy; it simply gives listeners clear, evidence-based facts to help them make the most informed choices about their consumption.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2020 David Nutt (P)2020 Hachette Audio

Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
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Quit Smoking Hypnosis: 30 Minutes of Positive Affirmations to Help You Quit Smoking Cigarettes While You Sleep

5 ratings

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Learning to quit smoking cigarettes through meditation doesn't have to be difficult. With this 30-minute guided meditation accompanied by an ambient soundtrack, quitting cravings for nicotine is as easy as pressing play. Throughout this audiobook, you will be guided from start to finish. We will begin with your current state of cigarette addiction and bring you to a relaxed state of calm awareness, where you will be able to push all of your cravings into the distance and find peace within the positive affirmations for quitting smoking. With this wonderful guided meditation, you can fall asleep to it every night and wake up in a positive smoke-free mindset each and every day. This meditation audiobook will help you: Remove cravings for cigarettes, tobacco, and nicotine Improve your state of mind and healthy mindset Practice mindfulness Sleep better Change your life There's no need to stay addicted to cigarettes. Grab this audiobook and start beating the cravings today!

©2017 Mindfulness Training (P)2017 Mindfulness Training

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The Easy Way to Stop Smoking

310 ratings

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Although so many guides to quitting smoking can feel patronizing or seem to ask too much, Allen Carr's unique approach has proved successful countless times. It is clear, easy to follow and genuinely motivational. "If you follow my instructions you will be a happy non-smoker for the rest of your life." That’s a strong claim from Allen Carr, but as the world’s leading quit smoking expert, Allen was right to boast! This classic guide to the world’s most successful stop smoking method is all you need to quit up smoking. You can even smoke while you listen. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and stopping will not feel like deprivation. If you want to kick the habit then go for it. Allen Carr has helped millions of people become happy non-smokers. His unique method removes your psychological dependence on cigarettes and literally sets you free. Accept no substitute. Ten million people can’t be wrong.

©1985 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Limited (P)2006 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Limited

Narrator: Duncan Wells
Author: Allen Carr
Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
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This Is Your Mind on Plants

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From number-one New York Times best-selling author Michael Pollan, a radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants - and the equally powerful taboos Of all the things humans rely on plants for - sustenance, beauty, medicine, fragrance, flavor, fiber - surely the most curious is our use of them to change consciousness: to stimulate or calm, fiddle with or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience. Take coffee and tea: People around the world rely on caffeine to sharpen their minds. But we do not usually think of caffeine as a drug, or our daily use as an addiction, because it is legal and socially acceptable. So, then, what is a “drug”? And why, for example, is making tea from the leaves of a tea plant acceptable, but making tea from a seed head of an opium poppy a federal crime? In This Is Your Mind on Plants, Michael Pollan dives deep into three plant drugs - opium, caffeine, and mescaline - and throws the fundamental strangeness, and arbitrariness, of our thinking about them into sharp relief. Exploring and participating in the cultures that have grown up around these drugs while consuming (or, in the case of caffeine, trying not to consume) them, Pollan reckons with the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants. Why do we go to such great lengths to seek these shifts in consciousness, and then, why do we fence that universal desire with laws and customs and fraught feelings? In this unique blend of history, science, and memoir, as well as participatory journalism, Pollan examines and experiences these plants from several very different angles and contexts, and shines a fresh light on a subject that is all too often treated reductively - as a drug, whether licit or illicit. But that is one of the least interesting things you can say about these plants, Pollan shows, for when we take them into our bodies and let them change our minds, we are engaging with nature in one of the most profound ways we can. Based in part on an essay published almost twenty-five years ago, this groundbreaking and singular consideration of psychoactive plants, and our attraction to them through time, holds up a mirror to our fundamental human needs and aspirations, the operations of our minds, and our entanglement with the natural world.  

©2021 Michael Pollan (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Michael Pollan
Length: 10 hrs
Available on Audible
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Stop Smoking, Quit Smoking for Good: Sleep Meditation & Alpha Theta Hypnosis with The Sleep Lab

3 ratings

Summary

Quit smoking and get over your cravings for nicotine - while you sleep! Motivational Hypnotherapy's Joel Thielke and Catherine Perry have teamed up to create a powerful program that works with your REM cycle to help you finally quit smoking once and for all - naturally.   This Sleep Lab alpha theta hypnosis program helps you relax your mind and body for sleep while working with your brainwaves to help you create beliefs for positive change, healthy habits, and controls your cravings for nicotine.   Powerful benefits of this Sleep Lab program:   Stop smoking Stop your nicotine cravings Deep relaxation and stress relief Calm your mind Better skin and hair Deep sleep all night long   Simply turn on your audiobook, relax, and Catherine Perry's relaxing voice will guide you into deep relaxation and sleep. This program will work with your REM cycle to help you make lasting positive changes you can see. You can listen to one or both tracks, it's up to you. We recommend listening to your Sleep Lab program for 21 nights in a row, then as needed.  

©2018 Hypnosis Enterprises, LLC (P)2018 Hypnosis Enterprises, LLC

Narrator: Catherine Perry
Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol is Sh!t

20 ratings

Summary

Do you think alcohol is holding you back? Do you think you'd be happier and more productive in life without the booze? Have you ever questioned if you perhaps drink too much? This simple and straightforward book will answer the million-dollar question of "Do I have a drinking problem?" The book provides clear and proven strategies if you decide alcohol needs to go.   If you've made the promise to cut back or have rules regarding when or how much you're going to drink, then this book will address why those seemingly clear lines in the sand are always crossed.   Alcohol is Sh!t will provide you with the foundation to move forward in life without alcohol through: Showing the listener how alcohol is the most addictive and dangerous drug on the planet  Debunking myths surrounding alcohol such as alcohol doesn't relax you but slows down faculties in the brain and body Demonstrating how to formally say goodbye to alcohol, so both the conscious and unconscious mind are on the same page  Shining the light on the primordial addiction: thinking  Empowering the listener with the understanding that quitting drinking isn't a sacrifice, but the opportunity of a lifetime Informing listeners that an alcohol-free life isn't a "no" to alcohol, but a "yes" to a better life and this path can be a lot of fun Educating the listener on where and how to start recovering the person you were always meant to be   With lightheartedness, clarity, and no BS, Alcohol is Sh!t will allow the reader to remove the fog created by alcohol and provide them with the tools necessary to quit drinking. Follow the advice in this book, and your new life awaits - one filled with inner peace, self-compassion, and an abundance of joy. Within the first chapter, the listener will begin to feel a weight lifting, and for probably the first time, will know what role alcohol is playing in their lives.   What's stopping you from stepping into your new life?   Buy this book now!

©2019 Paul Churchill (P)2019 Paul Churchill

Narrator: Paul Churchill
Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Drink?

3 ratings

Summary

World-renowned Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology David Nutt breaks down the science and effect of alcohol on our health, mood, sleep and productivity and how it travels through our bodies and brains and explains on a practical level how we can make changes to positively impact our relationship with it and understanding of it, thereby improving our quality of life for the long-term.   He examines what the future holds for this normalised drug that governs our society and lives but is becoming increasingly unpopular due to its detrimental impact on our well-being. Drink? will do what Matthew Walker did for sleep, and Giulia Enders did for our Gut, and help us make informed choices, at the very least. David will illuminate our minds on this important and timely subject.    PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our Desktop Site.   

©2020 Professor David Nutt (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Being Sober

Summary

We are all addicted to something. It could be alcohol, video games, our cell phones, or even junk food - but whatever it is, we are addicted. Being Sober is a book for all of us, a book that goes through the steps to combat an addiction and the steps you can take to maintain a life free from your substance abuse. In this book, we will cover eight sections on the road to recovery, including finding out if you have an addiction, how to build a support system, what to do if you relapse, dissecting the Twelve Steps to recovery, the reasons for your addiction, and so much more. This is bigger than just a path to recovery, it is a book to find the new you, to build up your confidence and for you to live your life to the fullest. If you are struggling with an addiction, or know someone who is struggling with an addiction, this is definitely worth your while. We all start with admitting that we have a problem that needs fixing and let Being Sober help you on your way! 

©2019 Tribe Metrics, LLC (P)2019 Tribe Metrics, LLC

Narrator: Andrew Rowe
Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Smart Phone Dumb Phone

4 ratings

Summary

Do you pull out your phone at every idle moment? Do hours slip away as you mindlessly scroll? Has your smartphone added a level of detachment between you and the outside world? Sadly technology which should be a wonderful boon to us has started to blight our lives. The average adult spends nearly 10 hours a day looking at digital screens, leading to unprecedented levels of stress, isolation, procrastination and inertia. The fact is that digital dependence is an addiction and should be treated as such. Allen Carr's Easyway is a breath of fresh air when it comes to addiction treatment. Tried and tested as an incredibly successful stop-smoking method, its principles have since been applied to other addictions such as alcohol, gambling and caffeine with outstanding results. Here, for the first time, the Easyway method has been used to overcome digital addiction, and it really works! Smart Phone Dumb Phone rewires our relationship to technology. By unravelling the brainwashing process behind our addictive behaviour, we are freed from dependence and can reassert control over our time and productivity. Including 20 practical steps to help you along your way, this wonderful guide will release you from the clutches of your smartphone and allow you to live in the moment. It truly is the easyway.

©2019 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Limited (P)2019 Arcturus Digital Limited

Narrator: Jot Davies
Author: Allen Carr
Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Allen Carr's Quit Drinking Without Willpower: Be a Happy Nondrinker

1 rating

Summary

Allen Carr's Easyway is the most successful stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers from all over the world to quit. In Quit Drinking Without Willpower, Allen Carr's Easyway method has been applied to problem drinking. By explaining why you feel the need to drink and with simple step-by-step instructions to set you free, he shows you how to escape from the alcohol trap. A unique method that does not require willpower Removes the desire to drink alcohol Stop easily, immediately, and painlessly Regain control of your life

©2018 Allen Carr (P)2020 Steve Cobbs

Narrator: Matt Hawkins
Author: Allen Carr
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Taming Your Outer Child

3 ratings

Summary

Chances are, you've already had run-ins with your Outer Child - the self-sabotaging, bungling, and impulsive part of your personality. This misguided, hidden nemesis blows your diet, overspends, and ruins your love life. Your Outer Child acts out and fulfills your legitimate childlike needs and wants in the wrong place, at the wrong time, and in counterproductive ways: It goes for immediate gratification and the quick fix in spite of your best-laid plans. Now, in a revolutionary rethinking of the link between emotion and behavior, veteran psychotherapist Susan Anderson offers a three-step program to tame your Outer Child's destructive behavior. This dynamic, transformational set of strategies - action steps that act like physical therapy for the brain - calms your Inner Child, strengthens your Adult Self, releases you from the self-blame and shame at the root of Outer Child issues, and paves new neural pathways that can lead to more productive behavior. The result is happiness, fulfillment, self-mastery, and self-love.

©2015 Susan Anderson (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Randye Kaye
Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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A Million Little Pieces

24 ratings

Summary

By the time James Frey enters a drug and alcohol treatment facility, he has so thoroughly ravaged his body that the doctors are shocked he is still alive. Inside the clinic, he is surrounded by patients as troubled as he: a judge, a mobster, a former world-champion boxer, and a fragile former prostitute. To James, their friendship and advice seem stronger and truer than the clinic's droning dogma of "How to Recover".  James refuses to consider himself a victim of anything but his own bad decisions. He insists on accepting sole accountability for the person he has been and the person he may become - which he feels runs counter to his counselor's recipes for recovery. He must fight to survive on his own terms, for reasons close to his own heart. And he must battle the ever-tempting chemical trip to oblivion.   An uncommon accounting of a life destroyed and reconstructed, and a provocative alternative understanding of the nature of addiction and the meaning of recovery, A Million Little Pieces marks the debut of a bold and talented literary voice.

©2003 James Frey (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Author: James Frey
Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Crystal Meth Addiction

2 ratings

Summary

This book is for all those lost souls who are stuck in the darkness of meth addiction. Meth addiction is one of the major problems society is struggling with. This book sheds light on crystal meth addiction and contains numerous unknown facts about the drug. You'll learn useful and lifesaving information about this addiction. If you're an abuser, you'll learn about the extensive damage this drug does to the body. In the difficult times of your life, you might think that this drug is the solution to your problems but, in actuality, it only adds more problems. You'll learn tips on how to better cope with the addiction, along with advice on treatments and the best methods for the road to total recovery. Here's a preview of the important information you'll find in this book: History of crystal meth Why it's so addictive Its impact on the mind and body Facts about meth addiction The stages of meth experiences

©2015 Sondra Gordon (P)2015 Sondra Gordon

Author: Alex Andrews
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Everything Changes

Summary

A relative or friend has finally taken those tentative first steps toward sobriety. With the relief of this life-changing course of action comes a new and difficult set of challenges for recovering addicts and those who love them. Family members and friends often find themselves unsure of how to weather such a dramatic turn, as the rules and routines of their relationships no longer pertain. Everything Changes assuages fears and uncertainty by teaching loved ones of newly recovering addicts how to navigate the often-tumultuous early months of recovery. Beverly Conyers, author of the acclaimed Addict in the Family, again shares the hope and knowledge that she gained as a parent of a recovering addict by focusing on the aftermath of addiction. She outlines the physical and psychological changes that recovering addicts go through and offers practical tools to help family members and friends: Build fresh, rewarding relationships with the addict Be supportive without setting themselves up for disappointment Avoid enabling destructive behavior Set and maintain boundaries Cope with relapse Deal with the practicalities of sober living

©2009 Hazelden Foundation (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Karen White
Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Smoking Boot Camp

70 ratings

Summary

Short of time? Or have you stopped smoking and found it hard to stay stopped?  If so, then this is the audiobook for you.  Quit Smoking Boot Camp is a revolutionary and concise version of the Easyway method, delivered in short, dramatic chunks to help you quit smoking and transform your life in the easiest way possible. Just follow all the instructions. It's recommended that you listen to this book over four days - start on a Tuesday, finish on a Friday - and it's divided into four bite-size sections to help you do so. Change your mind-set overnight, and stop smoking immediately and painlessly.

©2018 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Limited (P)2018 Arcturus Digital Limited

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Your Sexually Addicted Spouse

1 rating

Summary

Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior are growing societal problems, with as many as three to six percent of the world population affected. Your Sexually Addicted Partner shatters the stigma and shame that millions of men and women carry when their partners are sexually addicted. They receive little empathy for their pain, which means they suffer alone, often shocked and isolated by the trauma. Barbara Steffens' groundbreaking new research shows that partners are not codependents, but post-traumatic stress victims, while Marsha Means' personal experience provides insights, strategies, and critical steps to recognize, deal with, and heal partners of sexually addicted relationships. Firsthand accounts and stories reveal the impact of this addiction on survivors' lives. Chapters end with "On a Personal Note" questions and propose new paths that lead from trauma to empowerment, health, and hope.

©2009 Barbara Steffens and Marsha Means (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Randye Kaye
Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts

4 ratings

Summary

When your partner betrays, what are the first steps to picking up the pieces of your shattered heart? Many unsuspecting people wake up every day to discover their loved one, the one person whom they are supposed to trust completely, has been living a life of lies and deceit, because they suffer from a disease: sex addiction. This is a disease shrouded in secrecy and shame. This is your go-to guide for what to do when you discover your partner is a sex addict. Each chapter is based on frequently asked questions by partners, such as: "Should I Stay or Should I Go?", "Is This Going to Get Better?", "How Do I Set Boundaries and Keep Myself Safe?", and "What Should I Tell the Kids?"

©2015 Gentle Path Press (P)2016 Gentle Path Press

Narrator: Deb Thomas
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Conquering Alcohol Addiction - 2 In 1

Summary

Have you tried everything to improve your drinking habits and are still looking for an effective solution? Are you looking for scientific answers for you or your loved one’s drinking problem? Do you want to be empowered, and discover freedom from your dependence once and for all? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading. We all know how dangerous alcohol abuse is, with its potential to destroy every aspect of our lives. Despite that, alcohol dependency is extremely common. Did you know that millions of people have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol, and many even die from it? In fact, alcohol abuse kills up to three million people every year! The good news is, you can improve your drinking habits and prevent or overcome alcohol addiction with the help of science. A 1999 study conducted by Barbaccia, M. L. et al, “Ethanol Markedly Increases ‘GABAergic’ Neurosteroids in Alcohol-preferring Rats” published in the European Journal of Pharmacology revealed the effects of alcohol on neurotransmitters. They found that alcohol increases GABA, a neurotransmitter that reduces stress and pain. This was a key factor in understanding how alcohol addiction comes about and how to beat it. If you want power over your drinking, you’ll find all the information you need to get started right here. This qaudiobook includes: The Alcohol Myth: Little-Known Facts about the Pure Poison That Gradually Sucks the Life Out of You The 21-Day Alcohol Switch: How to No Longer Be a Slave to Alcohol and Your Life Revolving Around It In this guide, you’ll discover: How an “addictive personality” can actually be a good thing How this one brain chemical causes alcohol addiction and how to use it for good instead Why you shouldn’t “give up” alcohol and what mindset to have instead 5 types of alcoholism: Find out which group you or a loved one fit into and how to break free Surprising facts about social drinking that show how it can actually be healthy How alcohol affects men and women differently and which addiction treatments work best for each Why drinking before bed actually makes your sleep worse and what you can do instead How this one simple habit can prevent alcohol addiction (anyone can do this without giving up alcohol completely) And much, much more! Utilizing the most relevant research in health and addiction, this guide combines scientific facts with compassion and offers flexible solutions that anyone can use. Even if you’ve been failed by AA or the advice of professionals, you can overcome your drinking problem and take back control starting today. The key is in solutions that don’t force you to rely on willpower, feel guilty, or give up the things you love. Arm yourself with the truth about alcohol and take control today by purchasing this audiobook right now!

©2020 Audio Copyright (P)2021 Patrick Dickinson

Narrator: James Lawrence
Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Breaking the Cycle

27 ratings

Summary

Anyone who has struggled with sex addiction knows that living with constant sexual compulsions can be extremely difficult. But summoning the courage to find help for this condition can be even more of a challenge. If addictions to pornography, strip clubs, massage parlors, prostitutes, phone sex, or chat rooms have made you feel trapped, this book can help you find a way to break free. Written by a former sex addict who specializes in counseling people who suffer from sexually compulsive behavior, Breaking the Cycle presents a step-by-step plan to enjoying a life of productivity and purpose. You can free yourself from the powerful, compulsive urges that may have damaged your career, finances, or relationships with friends and family. The exercises in this book will show you how to regain control of your life and build meaningful intimate connections with others.

©2010 George N. Collins (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Sean Pratt
Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Healing the Addicted Brain

2 ratings

Summary

Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological disease - based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions. It combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research into brain functions, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior along with proven treatments and medications. Using this scientific approach, you will learn to conquer the physical factors that keep people tied to drug and alcohol addiction. The proven fact is that addiction is not a moral failing or an issue of not having enough willpower. It is a disease of the brain that can and must be treated like other chronic medical illnesses - such as diabetes, hypertension, or asthma - in order to defeat the disease. This revolutionary program can triple the success rate of patients, from 20-30% to 90%. There is hope. By understanding addiction and using 21st-century breakthroughs, for the first time drug and alcohol addiction can be, and will be, defeated.

©2009 Harold Urschel (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Bob Souer
Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Facing Love Addiction

13 ratings

Summary

In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addiction, best-selling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravel the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and shows us how to let go of toxic love.  Through 12-step work, exercises, and journal-keeping, Facing Love Addiction compassionately and realistically outlines the recovery process for love addicts. Mellody’s fresh perspective and clear methods work to comfort and motivate all those looking to establish and maintain healthy, happy relationships. 

©2003 Pia Mellody (P)2019 Pia Mellody

Available on Audible
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How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of Alcoholics

6 ratings

Summary

Al-Anon's basic book discusses the mutual-help program of recovery, including personal stories. A beginning approach to the Twelve Concepts of Service is included.

©1995, 2008 Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. (P)2013 Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

Available on Audible
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Addiction Recovery: 2 Manuscripts

Summary

Feeling as you are at war with yourself? Feeling as your thoughts and your emotions are drowning you and you have no strength to fight, but you are ready to fight back, and you are ready to take that first step and turn your life around?  Struggling with alcohol or drug addiction does not mean you are a bad person, that you do not have enough willpower or strength to quit; it means you were unfortunate to step into that extremely vicious cycle that in order to be broken requires you to have a lifelong commitment, which does not come easy. Struggling with an addition in many ways is extremely difficult with the different challenges and obstacles addicts come across. However, since you are here, you have already made the most important step, which is wanting to change your life for the better. Struggling with maintaining your personal relationships and to keep your mood and energy up? Struggling financially and seeing not a single way out? This is what addiction can do to a man; it simply destroys everything you love and about which you care. There is no magical pill that can make things better, but there is only you, your strength, and your commitment to make a change. This audiobook helps on that journey, providing valuable tools and strategies that when embraced will lead you toward your road to recovery. Inside, you will discover: What addiction is and the main symptoms of addiction How mental health and addiction are related What the main causes of addiction are What substance abuse disorders and alcohol use disorders are How alcohol and drugs negatively affect both physical and mental health How to battle addiction in a healthy way Effective addiction recovery strategies to embrace And much, much more

©2018 David Craft (P)2018 David Craft

Narrator: Daniel Adam Day
Author: David Craft
Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Drinking Forever

9 ratings

Summary

Are you sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? Alcohol is a powerfully addictive drug, and not the harmless social pleasantry that the marketing would have you believe. Willpower on its own has a 95% chance of failure. Quitting alcohol can be difficult unless you get the tools to help you reprogram your subconscious mind. Craig Beck is a master hypnotist of 20 years and is also a respected timeline therapist and NLP master practitioner. He understands what makes people tick and more importantly how to access and remove the erroneous programs that cause us problems in everyday life. This is the most forceful version of my stop drinking hypnosis range. Designed for people who are adamant that they want alcohol out of their life forever. Unique speed hypnosis technique for rapid results Easy to use on any device including smartphones Rapidly embed the desire to quit drinking for good Helps overcome alcohol cravings quickly Short duration - designed to be listened to daily

©2016 CraigBeck.com (P)2016 CraigBeck.com

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Addict in the Family

2 ratings

Summary

For families of addicts, feelings of fear, shame, and confusion over a loved one's addiction can cause deep anxiety, sleepless nights, and even physical illness. And the emotional distress family members suffer is often compounded by the belief that they somehow cause or contributed to their loved one's addiction - or that they could have done something to prevent it. As the heart-wrenching personal stories in this book reveal, family members do not cause their loved one's addiction. Nor can they control or cure addiction. What family members can do is find support, set boundaries, detach with love, and eventually discover how to enjoy life whether their loved one finds recovery or not. Addict in the Family is a book about sorrow, deception, and pain. More importantly, it is a book of comfort, hope, and understanding for anyone struggling with a loved one's addiction.

©2003 Hazelden Foundation (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Randye Kaye
Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin

5 ratings

Summary

Have you recently walked away from a date or a conversation feeling uncomfortable or violated? Are you looking for ways to set limits with your spouse, kids, parents, or boss? This essential guide to setting and respecting boundaries is for anyone wanting to better understand themselves and others. Just as a cut in our skin causes pain and injury, a breach of any of our physical, emotional, or sexual boundaries can be very harmful to our bodies and minds. We may need help to heal from past boundary violations, respect the boundaries of those around us, and learn how to set healthy limits for the future, particularly if we have a history of trauma, unhealthy relationships, addiction, or adverse childhood experiences. Drawing on decades of personal and professional experience as a therapist - as well as stories from others who have learned how to heal from serious boundary violations - Anne Katherine, MA, brings us an invaluable, foundational guide on the who, what, and why of boundaries.  With nearly 100,000 copies sold, Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin has already helped thousands of people stand up for themselves and nurture healthier relationship

©1991 Hazelden Foundation (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Pam Ward
Length: 6 hrs
Available on Audible
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Esta Mente al Desnudo: Controla al Alcohol [This Naked Mind Controls Alcohol]

Summary

Millones de personas se preocupan porque el alcohol está afectando su salud, pero no son capaces de intentar realizar un cambio debido a toda la miseria y el estigma asociados con el alcoholismo y la recuperación de él. Temen que beber menos será aburrido, envolverá un montón de privaciones, dificultades y unos cambios significativos en su estilo de vida. Esta mente al desnudo brinda una nueva solución. Está repleto de percepciones, que pueden resultar muy sorpresivas, sobre las razones por las que bebemos, sin duda abrirá tus ojos al rol alarmante que el alcohol ha tomado en nuestra cultura. Annie Grace entrelaza de manera brillante diversos factores psicológicos, neurológicos, culturales, sociales y comerciales con su propia travesía, todo expuesto con abundante franqueza, lo cual redunda en una lectura imprescindible para cualquiera que beba. Sin necesidad de tácticas del miedo, sin sufrimiento ni reglas, este libro te da la llave para liberarte del alcohol. Al abordar las causas, más bien que los síntomas, se convierte en una solución permanente en vez de meterte en una lucha que dure toda la vida. Te quita la dependencia psicológica, permitiéndote beber menos (o parar de beber). La claridad y el humor de Annie, junto con su singular capacidad para combinar investigaciones auténticas con historias de vida atrapantes, son una garantía de que disfrutarás el proceso. En un mundo definido por el "nunca es suficiente", Annie nos lleva con ella en una travesía intelectual a través del mundo del alcohol y, en particular, la conexión entre el alcohol y el placer. En ella, disipa el mito tan arraigado en nuestra cultura de que el alcohol es una parte esencial de nuestra vida, y demuestra que recuperar el control sobre el alcohol no solamente es necesario para la felicidad y la plenitud perso Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2016 Annie Grace (P)2017 Annie Grace

Narrator: Lucia Bodas
Author: Annie Grace
Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sober Curious Reset

Summary

In this upbeat "reset" guide from the author of Sober Curious, a leading voice in the new sobriety movement walks through 100 days of discovering the joys of an alcohol-free lifestyle. Ruby Warrington's 2019 book Sober Curious was an illuminating conversation starter that asked you to consider, "Would life be better without alcohol?" thus sparking a global wellness trend of "curiosity" on how to gain one's genuine confidence and happiness without the crutch of alcohol. In The Sober Curious Reset, Ruby goes a step further by inviting you into a 100-day process of radically rethinking your drinking. Each "day" features observations, exercises, and insights, offering a more profound process of self-discovery than common month-long programs like Dry January or Sober September. Ruby's friendly, honest, and totally non-judgmental tone helps you unmask the deeper "whys" behind your drinking, understand why 100 days is so transformational, and how to create a truly sustainable shift in habits - and on to living a life with more presence, focus, and overall well-being.  The Sober Curious Reset is not about preaching total abstinence - rather, it's about empowering you to make the right drinking choices, whatever this may look like for you. Ruby's 100 days is all about changing your relationship to alcohol to lead a life with more clarity, confidence, and connection. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Ruby Warrington (P)2020 Running Press Adult

Narrator: Ruby Warrington
Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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After the Tears

9 ratings

Summary

The trauma and grief of growing up in an alcoholic or addicted family create a lifetime of baggage. If you grew up in an addicted family, the dysfunction that permeated every aspect of your childhood may have seemed "normal", and you may not even realize the level of affect alcohol still has on your adult life - whether or not you drink. If you are one of the millions of Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs), the cost of your childhood pain can be unbearable. You may have learned how to "survive", but are you "living" your life? Do you fear normal conflict? Do you blame yourself when something goes wrong - even when it isn't your fault? Are you a chaos junkie? Or do you just fear relationships because they are too difficult or too painful? Having devoted much of their careers to working with ACOAs, therapists Jane Middelton-Moz and Lorie Dwinell now take a deeper look into the origin and cost of childhood pain, as well as the grief resolution process that is integral to recovery. This revised and expanded edition of their groundbreaking 1986 hit After the Tears discusses the latest research and offers insights on living a good life despite a dysfunctional childhood by tackling issues such as intimacy, sibling relationships, codependency, breaking the alcoholic pattern, building a relationship with the inner child, forgiveness, and opening a window to spirituality.

©1986, 2010 Jane Middelton-Moz and Lorie Dwinell (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Lucinda Gainey
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Twelve (12) Steps and Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous for Beginners

Summary

Are you or someone you know battling addiction? If so, a 12-step program may be the answer you have been looking for. We call the Twelve Steps a program, but it is so much more. The Twelve Steps is a way of life that has helped millions of people across the world conquer their addiction. Isn't it time for a change? Learn how AA can help you.

©2018 Adam Cook Writing LLC (P)2018 Adam Cook Writing LLC

Narrator: Robert Hall
Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Allen Carr's Stop Smoking Now

39 ratings

Summary

Allen Carr's Easyway is the most successful self help stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers from all over the world quit instantly, easily and painlessly. Stop Smoking Now is the new, cutting-edge presentation of the method. Updated and set out in a clear, easy-listening format, this audiobook makes it simpler than ever before to get free. Allen Carr's Easyway does not rely on willpower as it removes your desire to smoke. It eliminates the fears that keep you hooked and you won't miss cigarettes. It works both for heavy and casual smokers and regardless of how long you've been smoking. There are no gimmicks or scare tactics, you won't put on weight, and you can even smoke while you listen. Listen to Stop Smoking Now and become a happy nonsmoker for the rest of your life.

©2012 Allen Carr (P)2012 Arcturus

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Dr Sebi to Stop Smoking

Summary

Not another failed attempt! Discover Dr. Sebi’s foolproof self-healing method that will make you quit smoking, once and for all! Have you noticed when you started building your life around your smoking habit instead of it just being a part of your lifestyle? To me, this probably was that “aha” moment that made me make a turn in my life. About eight-and-a-half years ago, after another failed to quit smoking attempt, I decided to dive deep into the science of smoking; this is how I discover my mentor herbalist Dr. Sebi. At about the same time, my "cigarette-free life" began! For about six years, I have been living without my past habit and successfully teaching others to do the same. And I put all that knowledge inside this book. Here’s just a fraction of what’s inside: The world-famous herbalist Dr. Sebi’s "quit-smoking fast" strategies How to prevent and even overcome asthma and other respiration diseases Dr. Sebi’s way? Experiencing hair loss? Here is how "stop smoking" and "herbal healing" strategies can help you The foolproof method to detoxify your body, so it heals itself naturally after years and even decades of smoking What to eat and what to drink? Ready-for-you meal plan and budget-friendly shopping list for your daily self-healing regimen How to stop smoking without withdrawal symptoms, putting on extra pounds, stress outbursts, and other negative effects Much, much more... And this is just a small fraction of all the amazing benefits you are going to get. And I can’t put all of them here. You’ll find them inside! So, don’t wait. Scroll up, click on “buy now”, and get rid of your toxic habit, once and for all!

©2021 Louis Jones (P)2021 Louis Jones

Narrator: Chuch Stanley
Author: Louis Jones
Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
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One Hit Away: A Memoir of Recovery

2 ratings

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Winner of "2020's Best Book of the Year Award", Indies Today "One Hit Away is a gripping, startling account into addiction, compassion, and ultimate salvation. It is powerful because of its honesty. Raw without being sensationalistic, this harrowing account of Jordan’s journey provides insight and compassion into the struggle of addiction. It is an important, engrossing book that is hard to put down." (Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life) At the age of 24, Jordan Barnes woke up next to a lifeless body, rifled through his dead friends’ pockets for any remaining heroin, and went right back to using. Strung out and homeless during the supposed best years of his life, there was no clear way out of the opioid crisis ravaging the streets of Portland, Oregon. But though Jordan had long accepted his fate, his parents still held out hope, and would do everything in their power to get him the help he so desperately needed. After a harrowing journey that proves the life of an addict will always get worse, never better, Jordan found himself at the gates of Sand Island, Hawaii’s most notorious two-year inpatient treatment facility. He soon discovers that though his heart was in the right place, the hardest battle of his life was yet to come. One Hit Away is his arduous and unlikely true story of recovery, rehabilitation, and redemption. "One Hit Away takes you on a journey you won't forget. An honest expression of such a common and hardcore reality is so necessary. This memoir is a work of art, truth and healing on a level many of us have yet to encounter." (Kayleon Dortch-Elliot, author of One Day at a Time: Remaining in Step) “Raw. Brutal. Jaw dropping.” (Kyle LeBlanc, addictsripple.com)

©2020 Jordan P. Barnes (P)2020 Jordan P. Barnes

Narrator: Ryan Haugen
Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
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How to Quit Alcohol in 50 Days

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Do you feel trapped by alcohol? Do you find yourself thinking about drinking too often? Do you put alcohol ahead of the most important things in your life? If so - here's some good news. You can quit drinking, and it's not as difficult as you think. Simon Chapple is a Certified Alcohol Coach who has helped thousands of people change the way that alcohol features in their lives. In How to Quit Drinking in 50 Days he'll give you a structured way to find complete freedom from alcohol - for now, or forever. This 50-day journey to freedom is split into two parts. Days 1-25 will ask you to take an honest look at the impact alcohol has had on your life, to examine the reasons for your drinking and will arm you with the best strategy for quitting alcohol successfully. Days 26-50 will ask you to make the commitment to taking a break from alcohol - taking each step with one chapter a day and answering the questions that come up. There are strategies for dealing with challenges and setbacks and a wealth of resources for finding support and inspiration. Above all, there is a genuine passion for the sober adventure and the huge rewards of an alcohol-free life - a life of freedom that's waiting for you. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2020 Simon Chapple (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men

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A moment comes for every addict when the consequences are so great or the pain is so bad that the addict's life becomes out of control because of his or her behavior. Some are news-making moments, such as the public censure when a congressman, minister, general, or professional athlete is cited for unacceptable sexual behavior. For most people those moments are followed by resolves to "never do it again", but somehow after the promise is made, they often find themselves in the exact same location doing something they vowed never to do again. That is addiction. And for some, this addiction is more difficult to diagnose than in others. Such is the case for gay men. For some gay men fully committed to open sexual choices and experiences, modifying their sexual behavior and restricting their sexual freedoms is like going back in time and surrendering to homophobic attitudes often found in conservative culture. It just doesn't feel right. After all, the urban gay male culture surrounding him fully supports his sexual exploits as long as the sex is safe. And since gay male sex addicts may not discuss their sexual behavior even with good friends, nobody challenges them on their late-night exploits in unsafe places, their arrest record or brushes with the law, or potential health risks because of their behavior. The truth is gay male sex addicts are not compulsively sexual because of their sexual orientation, but rather as a consequence of their individual psychological issues and biological predisposition toward addiction. This is exactly the same set of risk factors presented by straight male sex addicts. Unfortunately, for the gay (sex) addict, his increasingly destructive patterns of behavior take place against a cultural background of dramatically greater sexual and social freedoms than those enjoyed by his heterosexual peers.

©2015 Gentle Path Press (P)2015 Gentle Path Press

Narrator: Stan Jenson
Author: Robert Weiss
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcoholics Anonymous, Fourth Edition

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Known as the "Big Book", the basic text of Alcoholics Anonymous has helped millions of people worldwide get and stay sober since the first edition appeared in 1939. Opening chapters articulate A.A.’s program of recovery from alcoholism - the original Twelve Steps - and recount the personal histories of A.A.'s co-founders, Bill W. and Dr. Bob.  Here, more than 40 A.A. members share how they stopped drinking and found a new healthier and more serene way of life through the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous.  Whether listening to passages together at meetings, listening privately for personal reflection, or working with a sponsor, the Big Book can be a source of inspiration, guidance and comfort on the journey to recovery.  This Fourth Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous has been approved by the General Service Conference.

©2013 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anonymous
Author: Anonymous
Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers

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Do you struggle with anxiety, procrastination, low energy, or unwanted habits? Or do you feel that your recovery from an addiction needs an upgrade? Jesse Harless invites us into his intimate journey from its beginning to present day. His experience living with multiple addictions from an early age highlights that being vulnerable in an unforgiving world can negatively impact anyone. Jesse learned to turn vulnerability into strength. Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers offers a thoughtfully candid panorama of his life and of the human condition in order to help listeners to turn over rocks and dare to see the possibilities underneath. With Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers, learn: Why you should give cold showers a try The research-backed advantages of cold showers How to overcome unwanted habits How to increase self-discipline and develop self-confidence How to conquer anxiety and reduce depression How you can change your story by shattering self-imposed barriers This audiobook is about much more than turning a handle while bathing. Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers is about reclaiming your life, your recovery, your self-confidence, and your potential. Fans of Thich Nhat Hanh will appreciate Jesse’s deliberate, repetitive approach to motivational storytelling. His method of instruction is direct and yet manages to sneak under listeners’ skin and warm us up for personal goal-setting, action, and dramatic positive change. Are you at a crossroads? At a standstill? Get Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers now and join a community of fellow listeners as they share their experiences using this audiobook and exclusive tools. We’ll be journaling, providing accountability, and celebrating outcomes together. Change is at your fingertips, as Jesse insists in Smash Your Comfort Zone with Cold Showers, “Do it now!”.

©2018 Jesse Harless (P)2019 Jesse Harless

Narrator: Jesse Harless
Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Allen Carr's Finally Free!

2 ratings

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Allen Carr’s Easyway is the most successful stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers all over the world quit instantly, easily, painlessly and permanently. Finally Free! Is a specially adapted, cutting-edge presentation of Allen Carr’s Easyway method with accessible new text and design. Here, every aspect of smoking is examined from a female perspective, and answers are provided to every question and concern. Allen Car’s Easyway works both for casual and heavy smokers, and regardless of how long you have been smoking. There are no gimmicks or scare tactics, you won’t put on weight, and you can even smoke while you read.

©2012 Allen Carr (P)2012 Arcturus Publishing Ltd

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcoholism and Addiction Cure

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Do you want to stop drinking? Are you sick and tired of what drinking is doing to you or to your love one? Have you tried to quit drinking but never managed? If you're looking for a permanent solution to quit alcohol addiction, then this book is for you. Alcohol is what we share in good times and is sometimes what we turn to in bad. You had a hard day, have a drink. Your spouse left you, have a drink. You're depressed, order a double. But there is a fine line between social drinking, alcohol abuse, and alcoholism. When alcohol IS the reason you are depressed and IS the reason your spouse left you, you may have crossed over the line; maybe you have even crossed over both lines and have become a full-fledged alcoholic. Alcoholism is the addiction to alcohol. It is what happens when you not only abuse alcohol, but you are physically and mentally dependent on it as well. Your life revolves around drinking. Little by little, all else is tossed by the wayside. Your family, your job, your health, and all else that used to be so important to you become less important. In fact, oftentimes they seem to just get in the way. Your spouse is harping about your frequent drinking. Your kids roll their eyes when you pop another top of beer. Your employer has called you into his office more than once saying your drinking has to stop. They just don't understand. Once again, you turn to the comfort of an old friend...alcohol. Alcohol is deceiving. Although you see the signs, it is difficult, if not impossible, to put it down. Your body cries out for it. You can barely make it through a day without a drink and when you try, you begin to crave it and your hands get shaky, your stomach turns. Does alcoholism have its grip on you?

©2015 Digital Print House (P)2016 Digital Print House

Author: Rock Bankole
Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Smoking Hypnosis Bundle with Positive Affirmations

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Quit smoking forever with the power of guided meditation! With this guided meditation bundle, quitting smoking for good is as easy as pressing play! These two guided meditations feature a carefully selected series of positive affirmations specifically designed to help you remove nicotine cravings, your desire for cigarettes, and assist you in quitting smoking forever. With the soothing background music and binaural beats, you will be able to easily fall asleep to these meditations every night and wake up in a positive smoke-free mindset each and every day. This quit smoking meditation bundle will help you: Remove cravings for cigarettes, tobacco, and nicotine Improve your state of mind and form a healthy mindset Reduce addiction-caused anxiety and stress Relax and fall asleep easily every night Change your life once and for all  And much, much more! As an extra bonus, included with this meditation bundle, you'll get two absolutely free bonus deep sleep and stress relief meditations to help you relax as you quit smoking! There's no need to stay addicted to cigarettes. Grab your copy and start beating the cravings today!

©2019 Mindfulness Training (P)2019 Mindfulness Training

Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Narcissist

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Are you ready to get free from narcissistic abuse, move forward and create the life you deserve? If yes, then keep reading... We all have people in our lives that are incredibly confident and think highly of themselves. But, while they might not be the most pleasant sort to have around, these people are at best egocentric, if they do manage to have a relatively normal life. Narcissists, on the other hand, have many problems in multiple areas of their life, such as work, relationships, and finances. So, what’s the difference between a self-centered person and a narcissist? Why can one have a normal life while the other struggles?   So, what’s the difference between a self-centered person and a narcissist? Why can one have a normal life while the other struggles?   First things first, narcissism is a personality disorder, that one is not born with but develops over time, in certain conditions. A person that has narcissistic personality disorder is described as having a visceral need for attention, an inflated sense of self-importance masking fragile self-esteem, and, perhaps the most notable of all, a complete lack of empathy for others. Empathy is the human trait that allows us to relate to other people’s feelings and understand them. Without empathy, one is unable to build authentic human relationships. That is why a narcissist will never have healthy relationships, be it romantic or of other nature.   This audiobook covers the following topics: What is the narcissism? Understanding the narcissistic person. Who is the narcissist? What is narcissistic abuse? Effects of narcissistic abuse over time. Healing from emotional abuse and rebuilding your life. Narcissism in the relationship. The toxic attraction between an empath and a narcissist. Techniques to handle narcissists. Protection strategy. Why are narcissists so attractive? What is gaslighting? How to avoid mental manipulation And much more According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 7.7 percent of men, and 4.8 percent of women develop narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) in their lifetime. The study also determined that young adults, people that went through divorce or separation from their partner, had higher chances of becoming narcissists (Nordqvist, 2018). We can conclude that technically speaking; if the right conditions are met, anyone can become a narcissist, regardless of sex, race, or age; which comes as a contradiction to the popular belief that only males can be narcissists.   Narcissists believe that they are unique and seek to associate themselves with people/places/situations of high status, as they perceive themselves as being too good for ordinary or average things. This sense of being better than others is often built inside their mind and not based on real-life achievements. They will expect others to treat them as if they are superior, and to do that; they will resort to lying about their abilities, achievements, and always paint themselves as being the better person in any situation, be it relationships or work-related.

©2020 Diana Edwin (P)2020 Diana Edwin

Narrator: Sam Logsdon
Author: Diana Edwin
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol Explained

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Are you tired of trying to hold yourself back from drinking more? No matter what you tell yourself, you can’t fight the voice telling you, “one glass more”. Do you find your life revolving around alcohol and you can’t seem to find a way to win over it? Well, first things first... You don't have to be hard on yourself! Before jumping to conclusions, it's better to first know what you're dealing within the first place. This audiobook will help you answer all of your questions about alcohol and answer the question of, “Do I need to keep my alcohol in check"? Through this audiobook, you will get to decode everything: From the nature of alcohol abuse and what are the first steps people take to fight it off without facing any withdrawal. If you’re thinking about cutting back on your alcohol consumption or someone you love has told you to look into your drinking habits, then this audiobook will help you be your own judge. Alcohol Explained is the ultimate self-help that will help you build the very foundation to confront alcohol abuse and every possible set back. In this audiobook, you will learn: The very basics of alcohol as a disorder and why people drink more than they want to The different stages of alcoholism and what reasons lie behind cravings, relaxing effects, and morning drinking Everything you need to know about what happens to your body when you stop drinking followed by the disease theory of alcoholism The difference between alcohol abuse and addiction and where do you stand How binge drinking comes into play and how alcohol use comes with mental health disorders That’s not it... You will get a proper run-down about what will happen to your mind, body, and skin if you stopped drinking for 30 days! In a caring and educating way, Alcohol Explained helps you clear the air by empowering you with the tools necessary to quit drinking. Leverage the knowledge in this book and start living a life with inner peace, compassion, and joy! Learn to make peace with yourself and help yourself in becoming who you were meant to be! Buy this audiobook now!

©2020 Barry C. Jones (P)2021 Barry C. Jones

Length: 5 hrs
Available on Audible
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Nicotine Explained

2 ratings

Summary

Want to understand your smoking/vaping habits?  Feel like you should quit but enjoy it too much?  Nicotine Explained is the book that gets under the skin of our smoking and vaping habits and explains what nicotine does for us, what it doesn't do for us, and how it becomes an indispensable part of our lives. This is the understanding you need to regain control of your life.

©2019 Samuel Christopher Watts (P)2019 Samuel Christopher Watts

Narrator: Nick Jermyn
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol Explained 2: Tools for a Stronger Sobriety

10 ratings

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In Alcohol Explained 2 William Porter develops his insight into the alcohol phenomenon, and provides the tools you need to retake control of your life for good.

©2019 Samuel Christopher Watts (P)2020 Samuel Christopher Watts

Narrator: Nick
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Procrastination Workbook

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I bet you are one of those people who wait until the end to do their duty and end up feeling guilty for not doing it. You probably neglect and postpone your tasks for so long that you don't end up seeing them anymore, like an old ornament on the bookcase! You don't know how to sort out your priorities, and you end up watching kitten videos on the internet. But how does all this make you feel at the end of the day when you are left alone with yourself, with an overwhelming sense of guilt for not having even made one of your targets and without getting an inch closer to your goals? It is time to stop, take control of your life and kick in the a** the procrastinator in you! How would you feel if you could dodge any distraction, even kitten videos, keeping the focus on the most important tasks of the day, giving them the right priority, eliminating commitments and burdens from your to-do list, ending your day with satisfaction and with a free mind? This book is the recipe that will help you with all this, it will give you the tools to put your life back in order! The book consists of: Two parts: one theoretical and one practical  • In the theoretical part, an explanation of the meaning of "procrastination" Definitions and examples of how our brain works with the aim of rationalizing our problems Causes, consequences, and reasons for procrastination A short bonus test to calculate your procrastination level In the practical part, you can find 20 different chapters with 20 useful tips, with step-by-step guides that will teach you how to improve yourself day by day: The 80/20 rule Victor Hugo strategy The Mark Twain quote The Pomodoro method It does not end here! Each chapter contains an interactive exercise to put into practice what you learned! Now, you have no more excuses! Learn more about what you read here in a book full of food for thought!  Act now, and click the buy button!

©2021 Walter D. Marshall (P)2021 Walter D. Marshall

Narrator: Ian Joseph
Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sarcastic Big Book

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We are a diminishing group of men and women whose amazing experience actually resembles the incredible experience described in the original “Big Book.” To show other alcoholics, through the heavy use of sarcasm, precisely how far away from that message we have strayed is the main purpose of this book. For them, we hope these chapters will effectively point out the absolute ridiculousness of much of what is commonly spoken, taught, and accepted in the world of recovery today, thus inspiring a reevaluation of the actual “Big Book”. What is written here may be found offensive to some. And maybe it should be - because this book contain nothing but a sadly accurate description of exactly what has been constantly reflected back to its author for several decades.

©2019 Clay F (P)2019 Clay F

Narrator: Clay F
Author: Clay" "F"
Length: 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Vivre... sans alcool!

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Manuel des AA sur comment rester abstinents dans toutes les situations quotidiennes, ce livret très lu montre par l’intermédiaire d’exemples simples comment les membres des AA du monde entier vivent des vies bien remplies tout en restant abstinents un jour à la fois. Extrait de la préface : «Vivre sans alcool n’est ni triste, ni ennuyeux ou désagréable comme nous l’avions d’abord craint. Au contraire, sans alcool nous commençons vraiment à apprécier la vie et à y trouver beaucoup plus de plaisir qu’à l’époque où nous buvions. »  Répondant à des questions souvent posées comme « Puis-je aller dans des bars ? » ou « Est-ce que j’ai besoin de l’aide d’un professionnel ? », et abordant différents sujets populaires comme les relations romantiques en sobriété, Vivre…sans alcool offre des suggestions qui peuvent, au fil du temps, aider les alcooliques à remplacer leurs étranges habitudes destructrices par de nouvelles habitudes plus saines.  Une ressource particulièrement utile aux nouveaux aux Alcooliques anonymes, Vivre sans alcool a aidé de nombreux membres des AA à trouver « la vie en ses propres termes » alors qu’ils avançaient sur le chemin du rétablissement.  Vivre … sans alcool a été approuvé par la Conférence des Services généraux.

©2015 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anonyme
Author: anonyme
Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Twenty-Four Hours a Day

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Since 1954, Twenty-Four Hours a Day has become a stable force in the recovery of many alcoholics throughout the world. With over nine million copies in print, this "little black book" offers daily thoughts, meditations, and prayers for living a clean and sober life. This audiobook is a spiritual resource with practical applications to fit our daily lives.

©2012 ABN (P)2011 ABN

Narrator: Mike Woodley
Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Out of the Shadows

7 ratings

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Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives. Out of the Shadows is the premier work on this disorder, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Revised and updated to include the latest research - and to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction - this third edition identifies the danger signs, explains the dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life.

©2001 Patrick J. Carnes, PhD (P)2016 Recorded Books

Narrator: David Colacci
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Codependency

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Fifteen years ago, I was in the midst of a codependent relationship, although at that time I had no idea that what we were doing had a name. For years we followed the typical pattern of codependent behavior, caught between one emotional disaster and the next, until one day I decided that something had to change. Through the next decade and a half, I learnt much about this "dance" that I had been doing with my former partner, and how destructive and damaging it had been for the both of us. Through this audiobook I hope to impart the lessons I learnt, the experiences I had, and the strength I found to move through these times and re-build my life. In this audiobook you will discover the meaning of codependency, how to recognize the signs of codependent relationship, and how to free yourself from its destructive clutches. I have included pertinent information designed to help you recognize the behaviors displayed by codependents, and techniques that you can implement immediately, to help you end a codependent relationship in a healthy and safe way. Once you have broken free of codependency, there is a section on healing after a codependent relationship and how to prevent a slide back into old behavior, and another on rebuilding your emotional health from the ground up; and when you feel ready to enter into a new relationship, I have included some helpful tips to guide you through the process. Codependency is in fact a relationship of two-halves. One cannot be codependent alone. To be a codependent you must have an opposite and opposing role. While one person plays the role of the fixer or pleaser in the relationship, the other person acts out the part of taker or controller. A common example of this is where one partner is emotionally or physically abusive (the controller), and the other becomes "used to" the behavior and learns not to challenge it (the pleaser). In a codependent relationship one person encourages his partner’s addiction, under developed mental health, low achievement, irresponsibility, or immaturity. It is a dysfunctional and highly unhealthy dependence on another person for approval. Codependents are overpowered by a strong misconception that one’s sense of self-worth originates from others. Codependency not just prevents you from enjoying healthy, balanced, and mutually fulfilling relationships, but also destroys your sense of self-worth, increasing the likelihood of mental disorders, and inhibiting your ability to lead a rewarding life. There is some confusion and vagueness when it comes to defining codependency. It is a complex psychological concept, which has multiple definitions and aspects. The dictionary states that codependency is an excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner, typically one with an illness or addiction, who requires support. In this audiobook, you will learn more about: What is codependency? Symptoms of codependency Crossing de-nile to recovery So, are you codependent? Getting started in recovery What made you codependent? Healing your wounds - freeing your self Welcome to the real you Building self-esteem and self-love Finding pleasure Letting go and non-attachment Speaking up Relating to your family, friends, and lovers Making relationships work Following your bliss The people-pleaser Being assertive The essential dictionary to understanding narcissistic abuse Narcissistic abuse Have a love affair with yourself? And more!

©2020 Dr. Keith Sam (P)2020 Dr. Keith Sam

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Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
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Spiritual Rebel

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An indispensable guide for modern seekers combining ancient wisdom with pop culture Explore 21 days of creative activities curated from the world's wisdom traditions in this award-winning guide to modern spirituality. A Spirituality & Health Magazine "100 Books We Love" pick & Nautilus Book Award winner "A lighthearted, upbeat take on questions that have churned within human minds for millennia." (Spirituality & Health Book Review) "A must-read for anyone seeking to find or deepen their spiritual path." (Francesco Mastalia, author of Yoga: The Secret of Life) Mining the world's philosophical, scientific, and wisdom traditions, Spiritual Rebel encourages listeners to explore their unique spiritual style and life purpose. Narrators Sarah Bowen and Nicole Losie gently, and often irreverently, guide listeners through three weeks of unconventional spiritual practices to try out, including forest bathing, meditation with animals, visio divina, kirtan, divine reading, and visiting sacred locations, just to name a few.  Throughout the book, Bowen divulges juicy tidbits from her own spiritually rebellious journey. A preacher's kid originally inspired by the Force of Star Wars, she confesses her challenges with her birth religion, descent into addiction, and recovery into a life where everything can be sacred. Drawing on the interspiritual wisdom of Wayne Teasdale, Dr. Andrew Newberg, Neil deGrasse Tyson, John Muir, Dr. Qing Li, Sarah Wilson, Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass, Thich Nhat Hanh, Madeleine L'Engle, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Phyllis Curott, and many many others, Spiritual Rebel is for anyone who desires meaningful experiences without having to commit exclusively to one path or fear they might be "doing it wrong." "Informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, exceptionally insightful and ultimate inspiring.” (Midwest Book Review) 

©2019 Sarah Bowen (P)2020 Sarah Bowen

Author: Sarah Bowen
Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

52 ratings

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Ever sworn off alcohol for January and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us.  Before embracing sobriety, Catherine Gray was stuck in a hellish cycle of drink, horrible decisions and hangovers, during which she had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.  'I discovered that I was about a million times happier sober than I ever had been while drinking. As were the hundreds of sober pals I picked up along the way. I found myself with dozens more hours in the week, heaps more energy, £20K more money over three and a half years, deepened friendships, revived family relationships, better skin, a tighter body, tanned legs for the first time ever, the ability to sleep for eight uninterrupted hours, a bone-deep sense of well-being, a totally turned-around positive outlook and an infinitely more successful career. What's not to like?!'  This inspirational, aspirational and highly relatable narrative champions the benefits of sobriety with a three-pronged approach combining the author's personal experience, factual reportage and contributions from expert sources and self-help advice for anyone who wants to reduce their alcohol intake or eliminate it completely. The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober is the new bible of sobriety. 

©2017 Catherine Gray (P)2017 Octopus Publishing Group

Narrator: Catherine Gray
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Unleashed from Alcohol

2 ratings

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Alcohol is the strangest drug on planet earth! It’s the only substance that when you develop a problem with it, they blame you and not the drug. Smokers are not branded life long "smokeaholics". Do you insist that any of your friends who have successfully quit smoking may only ever refer to themselves as "recovering smokeaholics"? No, of course not, because society understands that nicotine is highly addictive and big tobacco companies are devious and narcissistic in their marketing. When it comes to alcohol, the rules somehow change - your inability to not get addicted to a highly addictive substance apparently means that you are broken. For over a decade Craig Beck has been deconstructing the illusion of problem drinking and in doing so has helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world to get the happy sober version of themselves back. The secret to his success is understanding that often alcohol use is not the problem but rather just a symptom of a bigger problem. Many drinkers are using alcohol as a Band-Aid for more profound issues. Some are using it as a sedative to keep past trauma buried. To others, it helps push away the pain of loneliness, anxiety or an unhappy relationship. Some are even using it to cope with physical pain. The reason other solutions to problem drinking fail so often is they attempt to take away the symptom without addressing the underlying problem. If you are miserable in an unhappy relationship and somebody takes away the thing that was helping you cope, it should be easy to see that your new-found sobriety is a house built without foundations and will quickly crumble and fall. In this special edition of Unleashed, Craig takes you through the same process he takes his quit drinking bootcamp attendees through. You will discover: The reasons why you drink and how to find a more effective solution. How to love yourself more and unlock your full potential. What your true purpose and calling in life is How to remove lifelong limiting beliefs and live life like you mean it. Ways to replace alcohol with more positive and enjoyable activities.

©2019 Craig Beck Media Limited (P)2019 Craig Beck Media Limited

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself

11 ratings

Summary

Are you feeling exasperated and helpless about your family member's addiction? Are you at your wit's end, having tried everything you can think of to make them stop? Whether the addict in your life is your spouse, partner, parent, child, friend, or colleague, the key to changing this reality for yourself lies in shifting your focus from your loved one's addiction to your own self-care. This book presents a dramatically fresh approach to help you get off the roller-coaster chaos of addiction, maintain your own sanity and serenity, and live your best life.

©2018 Candace Plattor (P)2018 Candace Plattor

Narrator: Candace Plattor
Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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The Easy Way to Stop Gambling

16 ratings

Summary

Allen Carr’s Easy Way has helped over 14 million people to date and counting! His revolutionary approach to the problem of addiction allows addicts to take back control of their lives. Here in this brand new audiobook the renowned Easy Way method is applied to the subject of gambling. Most gamblers are convinced that it’s almost impossible to stop gambling and free themselves from debt; they also feel unable to solve the widespread problems gambling causes. The wonderful news is that this audiobook shows you how to stop immediately, painlessly and permanently. Ideal for listening to in the car or whilst traveling, this audiobook understands gamblers and how they think and, without being judgemental or patronising, takes them step-by-step through the process of how to free themselves of the gambling addiction. It demonstrates how gamblers fall into the trap of gambling, the psychology behind being addicted to risk and how to quit gambling once and for all.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Ultimate Crystal Meth Addiction Recovery Guide

2 ratings

Summary

Step into the shoes of a crystal meth addict and experience what it feels like to be stuck in the vicious cycle of addiction.  Learn how to break the cycle and step onto the road of recovery following our methods and techniques.  In this book you will learn: • Why people start taking crystal meth • How people get addicted • How addicts get stuck in the cycle • The effects of crystal meth use • What it feels like to be addicted and how bad it can get • Recovery methods and techniques • And much more....

©2019 AudioComb (P)2019 AudioComb

Narrator: Myles Catania
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

5 ratings

Summary

Mindfulness, the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is, is gaining broad acceptance among mental health professionals as an adjunct to treatment. Because at the heart of addiction is the fear of painful emotional states, addicts compulsively seek drugs and alcohol to avoid or escape emotional pain. Mindfulness, on the other hand, helps us develop greater acceptance and ease with life’s challenges, as well as greater self-compassion. Here, Dr. Lawrence Peltz, who has worked as an addiction psychiatrist for more than two decades, draws from his clinical experience and on the techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to explain the fundamental dynamics of addiction and the stages of the recovery process, and also gives us specific mindfulness exercises to support recovery.

©2013 Lawrence A. Peltz (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Available on Audible
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The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous (Including 12 Steps, Guides & Prayers )

16 ratings

Summary

This is the Original Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous 1st Edition. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism. This book describes how the founders, Bill Smith and Dr. Bob, recovered from alcoholism through spiritual principles.

©2015 Glenn Langohr (P)2015 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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The Weight of Addiction

Summary

The number-one secret to success in sobriety that you won’t find anywhere else.... Are you tired of sifting through countless recovery platforms and treatment centers, only to find they all follow the same 12-step program? Are you sick and tired of constantly feeling like there is nothing you can do but sit back and watch as addiction takes its toll? Whether you are personally struggling with addiction, or you know someone who is, bearing the weight of it all often becomes too much to bear. It’s a menacing and slow-moving plague that can get even the best of us. But no matter how much darkness addiction might bring, there is hope. As a matter of fact, there are more scientists, therapists, and counselors working in the field of addiction recovery now than ever before in human history. With this comes a plethora of new and valuable insight into how addiction functions as well as how it takes control of our minds, even against our better judgment and will. And now, with a heightened focus on this new information, along with the right tools and techniques for survival, attaining and maintaining sobriety has never been so straightforward. In The Weight of Addiction, you’ll discover: The biology of human addiction, and what this means for your sobriety  The number-one thing you should never do when trying to become sober  How to successfully heal from the past and move forward with forgiveness  Why gratitude will save your life, and how to use it to your advantage  What a balanced lifestyle actually looks like, as well as how to build one for yourself  Why you shouldn’t focus too much on your career in early sobriety, and how this will help you find greater success in the long run  Groundbreaking insight into why relapse prevention plans are a horrible idea, and what you should be doing instead And so much more. This is not your typical approach to addiction recovery. Removed from any religious construct and having nothing to do with the 12 steps or any of the current programs out there, you will be presented with something fresh and unique - an empowered outlook on building the life of your dreams. No more questioning if this time around, it might actually work out for you. No more wondering and feeling small or insignificant because the programs of your past have done nothing to help. It’s time to take power back into your own hands and build the successful life you’ve always dreamed of for yourself. If you’re ready to begin the first day of your brand-new life filled with success and freedom, then scroll up and buy now.

©2020 Milton Harrison (P)2021 Milton Harrison

Narrator: Nicole Jackson
Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol and You: How to Control and Stop Drinking

Summary

Alcohol and You includes everything you need to self-diagnose alcohol problems and find the solution that is right for you. The author is a therapist working in public health, helping drinkers from all backgrounds. His research with hundreds of clients showed the best ways to overcome alcohol issues. In this landmark book, he passes on that knowledge to you.  Alcohol and You does not judge you or preach at you. Instead, it treats you as the unique human being that you are, calmly explaining the options that are open to you. You can then choose the way forward that feels right for you, which will produce the results you want. Written in an uplifting and easy-to-follow format, "Alcohol and You" clearly explains: The best, scientifically-proven ways to reduce or quit drinking How to self-diagnose alcohol dependence in minutes How to motivate yourself to change and enjoy the process How to decide whether cutting down or quitting is right for you Medications and strategies to help deal with cravings The best, free support to help maintain your progress over time Alcohol and You will leave you feeling inspired, fully-informed, and excited about your future. Download this book today and say good-bye to alcohol problems.

©2017 Lewis Bayes Brown (P)2020 WinsPress.com

Narrator: Jason Zenobia
Author: Lewis David
Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Loving Someone in Recovery

Summary

Recovering addicts are faced with many challenges, and these challenges can often extend to their romantic partners. During the recovery period, couples often struggle with overcoming feelings of betrayal and frustration, and may have a hard time rebuilding trust and closeness. While there are many resources available to recovering addicts, there are limited resources for the people who love them. In Loving Someone in Recovery, therapist Beverly Berg offers powerful tools for the partners of recovering addicts. Based in mindfulness, attachment theory, and neurobiology, this book will help listeners sustain emotional stability in their relationships, increase effective communication, establish boundaries, and take real steps toward reigniting intimacy. The material in this book is drawn from the author's successful Conscious Couples Recovery Workshop. With more than 25 years in the field, she has developed a unique set of exercises that address the issues faced by couples in recovery. This book addresses the roles that both partners play in recovery, and aims to help listeners develop a new appreciation for one another and improve self-confidence and acceptance. The road to recovery is never an easy one, but by building a strong support system, the chances of success are exponentially greater.

©2014 Beverly Berg (P)2021 Tantor

Available on Audible
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Stop Drinking Alcohol: Quit Drinking with the Alcohol Lied to Me Method

18 ratings

Summary

My name is Craig Beck (from StopDrinkingExpert.com), and I am the Internet's foremost expert in helping people quit drinking alcohol. I've already helped thousands of people just like you get back in control of their addiction or stop drinking alcohol completely. I understand how it feels to be worried about your drinking because for nearly 20 years I struggled with my own problem. I tried everything to stop drinking alcohol, from creating silly rules about what I was "allowed" to drink to going through torturous "dry months" and taking dangerous prescription-only medication! Absolutely nothing I tried worked until I dramatically changed my thinking. I also discovered some disturbing secrets that the alcohol industry doesn't want you to know. Then I used my former experience as a clinical hypnotist to construct a system to help anyone get their drinking back under control. I cured my own drinking problem (virtually overnight), and now I can help you stop drinking alcohol using the exact same painless method.

©2012 Craig Beck (P)2015 StopDrinkingExpert.com

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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The Big Book and a Study Guide of the 12 Steps of AA

6 ratings

Summary

The key text of Alcoholics Anonymous, which to this very day has not changed since it was first published in 1939. This is the original text, with the addition of personal stories from both the first and second editions. Also included: a current study guide from the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. This book is the best-selling self-help book for conquering addictions that range from alcoholism to drug addiction, overeating, and other issues.

©2013 Glenn Langohr (P)2013 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Unraveled

Summary

With intense courage and candor, mother and son coauthors, Laura and Tom Boldt, share the raw accounting of Tom’s journey into alcohol and drug addiction and how that trauma reverberated throughout their circle of family, friends, and extended family. The book also charts Laura, who has a backstory. She is more than a mother standing by watching the life of her promising young son come undone. She has struggled with alcohol addiction firsthand but remains emotionally and physically sober and present for her son during his collision course with disaster. The Boldt family’s love and compassion is palpable as they work their way through deep fear, sleepless nights, and crushing setbacks.  This is a riveting portrayal of the agonies of addiction and how one family faced their issues and found a stronger, more sustainable path forward. Many listeners will undoubtedly see themselves in these stories and will come away with an abiding sense of hope - not just for Tommy and Laura, but for themselves, too.  Unraveled is brilliant and fresh, and the two voices working together and against each other makes Unraveled even more memorable. Tommy's gift for zingy one-liners energizes the story and contrasts cleverly with Laura's witty yet measured and concerned maternal tone.  Unraveled is a tale of chaos and near-death experiences that shares personal and private moments and the intense challenges and grueling work it takes to get sober and remain sober. It’s a unique story of a mother and son’s journey that ends with on-your-knees epiphanies that leave both parent and child asking for help. This tandem narrative is a compelling testimony of bravery and honesty that, with edgy and surprising humor, charts a family’s slow climb out of the abyss of pain into the full power of faith, redemption, and healing.

©2020 Laura Cook Boldt and Tom H. Boldt (P)2020 Greenleaf Book Group

Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Smoking: 60 Powerful Strategies to Address Your Addiction and Quit Smoking the Easy Way Today!

Summary

Do you want to learn how to quit smoking? This may just be the most comprehensive "stop smoking" guide ever. With 60 helpful hints and insightful inspirations, you're sure to find the right combination of encouragement and information to motivate you in your fight against nicotine addiction. The guide speaks of day-to-day situations that you may encounter on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. Smoking tobacco is nowhere near as popular as it once was. Back in the 19th and early 20th centuries, almost everyone smoked, but this gradually changed as medical research showed the damage we were doing to our bodies through the simple act of inhaling smoke. Sixty powerful strategies to stop smoking now! But many are still drawn to smoking for a variety of different reasons, and it is sometimes only later in life that they may decide to quit. That, of course, is easier said than done; but in this new audiobook, you can address your smoking habit and find the strategies you need to help you quit, once and for all, including: Personal Pointers: These will prepare you for the physical and psychological effects of giving up smoking. Comrade Counsel: These will illustrate ways that you can get your family and friends involved, so that you never feel alone in your fight for freedom from nicotine. Diet and Drinks: This contains practical advice about food and beverages that can help you combat cravings and wipe out withdrawal symptoms. Medical Motivation: This comprises information about nicotine replacement therapy and other medical facts relative to treatments that assist people who wish to quit smoking. Lifestyle Lessons: These will inspire ideas of how you can cement your desire to stop smoking into a long lasting, cigarette-free lifestyle. With 60 well-researched approaches to quitting smoking, this audiobook will quite possibly be the only one you will ever need to help you towards a healthier lifestyle and a healthier bank balance, too. It isn’t an easy road, but with help from this audiobook, you will find yourself with a powerful ally in your fight to quit. Download it now to begin your own journey today and change your life forever.

©2018 Josephine T. Lewis (P)2018 Josephine T. Lewis

Available on Audible
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Comment pardonner ?

4 ratings

Summary

Pardonner pour guérir, guérir pour pardonner. Et d'abord, qu'est-ce que pardonner ? L'auteur, comme les personnes qu'il accompagne, s'est lui-même heurté à la difficulté de pardonner. Il nous offre un guide pratique pour apprendre à pardonner, suivant une démarche en douze étapes. Douze étapes qu'il a découvertes avec le temps, au fil de l'expérience, de la recherche, de la réflexion. Douze étapes qui correspondent aux résistances des uns et des autres. Certaines personnes souhaiteront les suivre pas à pas, tandis que d'autres s'attarderont à celles qui correspondent à leurs propres blocages sur la voie du pardon. Comment pardonner ? Une invitation à partir à la découverte d'un pardon qui guérit et fais grandir !

©2001 Novalis, Université Saint-Paul, Ottawa (P)2007 Alexandre Stanké

Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol Lied to Me - New Edition

80 ratings

Summary

Craig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a nice home, and a successful media career; a director of several companies and at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. Outwardly, Craig was a highly successful and functioning professional man in spite of a ‘two-bottles-of-wine-a-night" drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled to control his drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn't believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed. He tried countless ways to cut down; attempting ‘dry months’, banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend and special occasions (and found that it is amazing how even the smallest of event can suddenly become ‘special’). All these 'willpower' based attempts to stop drinking failed (exactly as they were destined to do). Slowly he discovered the truth about alcohol addiction and one by one all the lies he had previously believed started to fall apart. For the first time he noticed that he genuinely didn’t want to drink anymore. In this book he will lead you though the same amazing process. Craig is known around the world as "The Stop Drinking Expert" and many thousands of people just like you have quit drinking using his method. This updated edition of the best-selling Alcohol Lied to Me is new for 2014. No need to declare yourself an alcoholic. A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle. No group meetings or expensive rehab. No humiliation, no pain, and 100% no ‘will power’ required. Treats the source of the problem not the symptoms.

©2014 Viral Success Ltd (P)2014 Viral Success Ltd

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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The Power of Humility

1 rating

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Words have enormous power. They can make us erupt into laughter or bring tears to our eyes. They can influence, inspire, manipulate and shock. They can build and destroy.  Some words have different effects on different people. One such word is humility. It is one of those words that is seldom in neutral gear. Some, like me, love the word and all it stands for. Some almost fear it and interpret it synonymously with lack of self-confidence or timidity. Humility is one of the virtues often mentioned in our everyday life.  The definition of humility need not include timidity or becoming a wallflower. Instead, humility simply requires a man to think of his abilities and his actions as no greater, and no lesser, than they really are. Real humility then mandates that a man knows and is completely honest with himself. He honestly assesses to what magnitude he possesses talents and gifts, struggles and weaknesses.  Our popular image of manliness usually consists of a man with a cocky swagger, a rebel who blazes his own path and stands confident and ready to take on the world. "Humility" doesn't seem to fit into this image.  Humility oftentimes conjures up images of weakness, submissiveness, and fear. But this is a false idea of humility. Real humility is a sign of strength, authentic confidence, and courage. It is the mark of a true man. Humility is considered a state of being, highlighted by your behavior and approach to things. It's also considered one of the virtues of the human condition, along with kindness, patience, diligence, charity, temperance, and chastity.  Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity, and obedience. It is in being humble that our love becomes real, devoted, and ardent. If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. If you are blamed you will not be discouraged. If they call you a saint you will not put yourself on a pedestal.

©2017 Anthony Ekanem (P)2017 Anthony Ekanem

Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Sex Addicts Anonymous: 3rd Edition Conference Approved

2 ratings

Summary

The basic text of the SAA fellowship, Sex Addicts Anonymous explains sex addiction from the SAA perspective and demonstrates, through examples, how sex addiction worsens over time. It describes the personal powerlessness and unmanageability of sex addiction and the damage to personal relationships, livelihood, and physical health that is often caused by addictive behavior. Sex Addicts Anonymous conveys a vision of hope for the addict through a recovery program based on the time-honored 12 Steps that were initially proposed for alcoholics. A separate section of the audiobook offers a variety of personal stories from individual members of the fellowship to illustrate the challenges and the hope of recovery.  The main portion of this edition of the audiobook is read by a male voice. The personal recovery stories are read by either a male or female voice. Due to the nature of the subject matter, this audiobook is intended for mature audiences.

©2005 ISO of SAA, Inc. (P)2018 ISO of SAA, Inc.

Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Drop the Rock: Removing Character Defects - Steps Six and Seven

13 ratings

Summary

A practical guide to letting go of the character defects that get in the way of true and joyful recovery. Resentment. Fear. Self-pity. Intolerance. Anger. As Bill P. explains, these are the "rocks" that can sink recovery - or at the least, block further progress. Based on the principles behind "Steps Six and Seven", Drop the Rock combines personal stories, practical advice, and powerful insights to help listeners move forward in recovery. The second edition features additional stories and a reference section.

©2005 Bill P. (P)2019 Bill P.

Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous: Same Message - Simple Language

4 ratings

Summary

At last, you can listen to an audio version of The EZ Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. The eBook and paperback have sold around the world since 2010. Relax in your car, bed, or easy chair with this updated version of the original Alcoholics Anonymous textbook published by A.A. founders in 1939 and never revised until now. Enjoy over five hours of friendly narration. The narrator brings you the same powerful AA message if you find the original Big Book hard to digest for any reason. Friendly language for any gender, race or religion Embraces modern lifestyles More inclusive references to spirituality Easier to understand

©2016 Member of AA (P)2016 Memeber of AA Beacon Street USA

Narrator:
Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Lust, Men, and Meth

6 ratings

Summary

Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Recovery provides insight for gay men struggling with the issues of sex and recovery and for the professionals who work with them. The listener is equipped not only with essential information on the problems of drugs and sexuality, but also with solutions in the form of tools and resources that will support him along his path. The audiobook is unique in its blend of therapeutic perspectives of addiction and sex therapy from which Dr. Fawcett has integrated the most useful concepts and tools. Additionally, detailed case studies will assist clinicians who, in Dr. Fawcett's many trainings for professionals, have asked for material on substance use, identity, and sexuality in gay-identified men. These insights and tools will be helpful not only in the early stages of sobriety, but for an individual's continuing personal evolution of recovery as well. The book is divided into three parts to help guide the listener through this multifaceted topic: The first part - The Perfect Storm - examines how, through the release of dopamine and other neurotransmitters, methamphetamine has phenomenal power to change one’s mood and entice the user to ingest ever-increasing amounts of the drug. The role of excitement, risk, and even boredom are explored, along with the vulnerabilities of some gay men who find themselves feeling unattractive, left out, or disconnected and utilize meth to soothe these feelings. Finally, this part of the book explores the unfortunate intersection of meth, the gay community, and the rise of dangerous health concerns such as HIV/AIDS. The second part - Exploring the Sexual Universe - provides a sex therapist’s perspective on sexual desire and how eroticism develops in the brain, an elaborate world of sexual templates, scripts, and themes that methamphetamine penetrates and distorts. This section also highlights exciting discoveries of neurobiology and the direct impact of the brain’s plasticity on the profound problem of the fusion of meth and sex. Dopamine is the central player in the drama of both the feelings produced by drug use and the consequent hijacking of sexual desire. New discoveries about the brain’s ability to change and adapt in response to compulsive behaviors shed light both on the harmful consequences of drug use and clues about recovery.      The final part - Restoring Your Life - explores the process of recovery from this drug in detail, with chapters on specific skills derived from thousands of hours working with clients, managing of feelings, and rethinking perspectives on sex. The listener will find that, with increased distance from the drug, such powerful emotions as vulnerability, anxiety, or shame - which once were buried by meth use - now provide direction to promote emotional transformations that ultimately enrich both the sexual and emotional life. Finally, the listener is guided in rebuilding relationships with himself, his loved ones, and the community as he continues in recovery.  Gay men and their helping professionals will find the information in this narration illuminating and motivating, as they create lives of recovery from addiction as well as fulfilling and joyous sexual expression.

©2016 David Michael Fawcett (P)2020 David Michael Fawcett

Narrator: Tom Eagar
Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Living Sober

1 rating

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A.A.’s how-to manual for staying sober in everyday situations, this widely read booklet demonstrates through simple examples how A.A. members throughout the world live their lives to the fullest while staying sober one day at a time. From the foreword: “Living sober turns out to be not at all grim, boring and uncomfortable, as we had feared, but rather something we begin to enjoy and find much more exciting than our drinking days.”  Responding to commonly asked questions such as “Should I go into bars?” and “Should I seek professional help?” and covering popular topics such as romantic relationships in sobriety, Living Sober offers suggestions that can, over time, help alcoholics replace their old, destructive habits with new, healthier ones.  An especially useful resource for the newcomer to Alcoholics Anonymous, Living Sober has helped countless A.A. members meet “life on life’s terms” while they move forward on their recovery path.  Living Sober has been approved by the General Service Conference.

©1975 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anonymous
Author: Anonymous
Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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A Happier Hour

8 ratings

Summary

When Rebecca Weller’s pounding, dehydrated head woke her at 3:00 am, yet again, she stared at the ceiling, wondering why the hell she kept doing this to herself. At 39 years of age - and a health coach, no less - she knew better than to down several bottles of wine per week. Her increasingly dysfunctional relationship with alcohol had to stop, but after decades of social drinking, she was terrified of what that might mean. How could she live a joyful existence, without alcohol? How would she relax, socialize, or celebrate - without wine? In sheer frustration, on a morning filled with regret and tears, she embarks on a three-month sobriety experiment that becomes a quest for self-discovery, and ultimately, transforms her entire world. A Happier Hour is a heartfelt, moving, and inspiring story for anyone who has ever had to give up something they loved in order to get what they truly wanted.

©2016 Mod By Dom (P)2019 Mod By Dom

Narrator: Rebecca Weller
Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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A Million Little Pieces

25 ratings

Summary

By the time James Frey enters a drug and alcohol treatment facility, he has so thoroughly ravaged his body that the doctors are shocked he is still alive. Inside the clinic, he is surrounded by patients as troubled as he: a judge, a mobster, a former world-champion boxer, and a fragile former prostitute. To James, their friendship and advice seem stronger and truer than the clinic's droning dogma of How to Recover. James refuses to consider himself a victim of anything but his own bad decisions. He insists on accepting sole accountability for the person he has been and the person he may become, which he feels runs counter to his counselor's recipes for recovery. He must fight to survive on his own terms, for reasons close to his own heart. And he must battle the ever-tempting chemical trip to oblivion. An uncommonly genuine account of a life destroyed and reconstructed, and a provocative alternative understanding of the nature of addiction and the meaning of recovery, A Million Little Pieces marks the debut of a bold and talented literary voice.

©2003 James Frey (P)2003 HighBridge Company

Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Author: James Frey
Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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The Small Book

3 ratings

Summary

Offering an alternative to twelve-step programs, a supportive guide explains how to identify the impulse to use intoxicants, learn self-control, value sobriety, and replace addiction with self-supportive behaviors.

©1989 Lotus Press, Revised Edition 1992 Jack Trimpey (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Peter Ganim
Author: Jack Trimpey
Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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A River in Egypt: Out of Denial & into Recovery

Summary

With its main focus on alcohol problems, A River in Egypt: Out of Denial & into Recovery is an informative and entertaining guide to the problem of addiction and how to overcome it. Made for the world of today, it is designed to help anyone who is either directly or indirectly suffering from a substance-misuse issue and to provide useful information to health professionals or anyone with an interest or concern in this area.

©2018 G J Lewis (P)2019 G J Lewis

Narrator: G. J. Lewis
Author: G. J. Lewis
Length: 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sober Revolution

13 ratings

Summary

Do you count down the minutes to wine o'clock on a daily basis? Is a bottle of Pinot Grigio your friend at the end of a long hard day? If you want to give up being controlled and defined by alcohol then now is the time to join The Sober Revolution. Fed up of living in a fog of hangovers, lethargy and guilt from too much wine? Have you tried to cut down without success? You are not alone. When it comes to alcohol, millions of people around the world find it hard to exercise moderation and become stuck in a vicious cycle of blame, guilt and using more alcohol as a way of coping. The Sober Revolution looks at women and their relationships with alcohol, exploring the myths behind this socially acceptable, yet often destructive habit. Rather than continuing the sad spiral into addiction, it helps women regain control of their drinking and live happier, healthier lives. Sarah Turner, cognitive behavioral therapist and addictions counsellor, and Lucy Rocca, founder of Soberistas.com, the popular social networking site for women who have successfully kicked the booze or would like to, give an insight into ways to find a route out of the world of wine. The Sober Revolution will open your eyes to the dangers of social drinking and give you the tools you need to have a happy life without the wine. Listen to it now and call time on wine o'clock forever.

©2013 Accent Press (P)2014 Accent Press

Narrator: Henrietta Meire
Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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The 21-Day Alcohol Switch

Summary

Are you tired of feeling like a slave to alcohol and want control over your health and well-being? Have you tried everything to improve your drinking habits and are still looking for an effective solution? Do you want to be empowered, and discover freedom from your dependence once and for all? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading. It’s so easy for a glass of wine at dinner to gradually become a bottle, or two -- a night out with friends to become a hazy memory. Before you know it, your drinking habits have spun out of control. If you feel like alcohol is consuming you and not the other way around, you’re not alone. Did you know that millions of people have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol, and many even die from it? In fact, alcohol abuse kills up to three million people every year! Naturally, no one wants to be a statistic, but maybe you’ve tried everything to break free and haven’t had success. Are you ready for some good news? There’s still one thing you haven’t tried, and it’s right here waiting for you! Here, you’ll find the best tips and step-by-step guidance backed by scientific research, such as the 2014 study posted in Current Psychiatry, “Which Agents Work Best: FDA Approved and Off-Label Medications Help Patients Achieve Abstinence and Maintain Sobriety” by Robinson, S. et al. Their work examines how certain medications can ease the withdrawal process in the journey towards sobriety - just a fraction of the useful information you’ll find in this audiobook. In this guide, you’ll discover: How an “addictive personality” can actually be a good thing 4 simple tips to break free from alcohol for good (even if you’ve failed many times before) Why drinking before bed actually makes your sleep worse and what you can do instead How being your own bartender can help you kick the habit (and have fun at the same time!) Why you shouldn’t “give up” alcohol and what mindset to have instead How drinking to relax actually makes you more anxious Surprising facts about social drinking that show how it can actually be healthy How following this guide will improve your health and appearance in just 7 days! And much, much more! Utilizing the most relevant research in health and addiction, this guide combines scientific facts with compassion and offers flexible solutions that anyone can use. Even if you’ve been struggling with alcohol dependence for years - decades even - you’ll find everything you need to finally break free and take back your life in this audiobook. The key is in solutions that don’t force you to rely on willpower, feel guilty, or give up the things you love. You can be in control of your drinking and leave this toxic relationship behind. Be in control, and take the first step towards freedom today by buying this audiobook now!

©2021 Audio Copyright (P)2021 Patrick Dickinson

Narrator: James Lawrence
Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
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Doce Pasos y Doce Tradiciones [Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions]

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Conocido comúnmente como “el Doce y Doce”, Doce Pasos y Doce Tradiciones contiene 24 ensayos fundamentales escritos por Bill W., el cofundador de A.A. ensayos que han ayudado a millones de miembros de A.A. de todas partes del mundo a lograr su sobriedad y mantenerla un día a la vez, y asegurar que su “Comunidad” --Alcohólicos Anónimos en su totalidad-- esté allí para ellos mañana.  Publicados por primera vez en 1952 por Grapevine, la revista oficial de A.A., los doce primeros ensayos del libro tratan de cada uno de los emblemáticos Doce Pasos de A.A. --su programa de recuperación del alcoholismo-- con aplicaciones prácticas, ejemplos útiles y aportaciones personales, muchos de los cuales profundizan en los temas presentados en el Libro Grande, Alcohólicos Anónimos. Los 12 siguientes ensayos esclarecen las Doce Tradiciones y explican cómo los principios espirituales, tales como el anonimato, la humildad y el automantenimiento sirven para salvaguardar la unidad de Alcohólicos Anónimos y proteger la Comunidad contra los desafíos internos y externos.  Ya sea que se lean pasajes en voz alta en las reuniones, o como referencia al trabajar con un padrino, o que se lea en un momento tranquilo, el libro Doce Pasos y Doce Tradiciones, puede servir como un valioso recurso para quienes busquen una más profunda comprensión de los Pasos y las Tradiciones.

©2014 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anónimo
Author: Anónimo
Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery

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Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery: Your guide for a drug-free life Drug addiction had always been a taboo in the society. Unfortunately, lots of people still engage with the forbidden habit. Several popular persons, socialites, Hollywood stars, and politicians are even known to have drug dependence. Drug addiction can take the best out of you. It can seize your soul and wreck your life. Not only are you dependent on drugs that gradually affect your health, but you are also taking chemicals that affect the way you think and the way you perform. Drugs can kill people, families, careers, relationships, and finances. Turning your back from drugs now is the best decision you could ever have in your life. And it all starts with this book. Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery is the beginning of a wonderful change in your life. It is the pinnacle of change, and it will spark a whole new era that will make your life better. In any kind of recovery program for drug addiction and alcoholism, the first step is always about realization and acceptance. When you realize that you have a problem and accept the fact that you need help, you are more likely to recover from your addiction. This book aims to help and inform not only the people who do the act, but also the concerned citizens who would love to guide and support the persons who are using prohibited drugs. This is also a good resource for families and friends of a drug-dependent person.

©2015 Digital Print House (P)2016 Digital Print House

Author: Rock Bankole
Length: 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Saving Jake

3 ratings

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D'Anne Burwell's smart, athletic son - raised in a loving and prosperous home - begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, and lands homeless on the streets of Boulder. Struggling with fear, guilt, and a desperate need to protect her son, D'Anne grapples with her husband's anger and her daughter's depression as the family disease of addiction impacts them all. She discovers the terrifying links between prescription-drug abuse and skyrocketing heroin use. And she comes to understand that to save her child she must step back and allow him to fight for his own soul.   Saving Jake gives voice to the devastation shared by the families of addicts, and provides vital hope. Above all, it is a powerful personal story of love and redemption.

©2015 D'Anne Burwell (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Morgan Hallett
Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
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Sleep Hypnosis: 2 in 1 Bundle: Stop Drinking Alcohol and Quit Smoking Without Willpower: Relax, Fall Asleep and Overcome Drinking and Smoking Now

Summary

If you’ve always wanted to quit drinking alcohol but are unable to stop then keep reading.... Are you sick and tired of making a conscious decision to quit and then finding yourself acting on the impulse to drink “one more time”? If you can’t stop drinking then it must mean your unconscious mind runs the addiction. Do you finally want to say goodbye to drinking alcohol and discover something which works for you? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. You see, becoming sober permanently doesn’t have to be difficult. Even if you’ve tried AA, therapy, medication or self-help books. Most alcohol drinking cessation strategies are ineffective because they don’t change the deep-rooted subconscious beliefs and triggers. In fact, quitting alcohol with hypnosis is easier than you think. Did you know, a cutting edge study by The American Health Magazine discovered that Psychoanalysis had a 38 percent recovery rate after 600 sessions, and hypnotherapy had a 93 percent recovery rate after only six sessions! This means hypnosis has been proven to be incredibly effective! Through this transformational hypnosis audiobook you will: Dissolve unwanted cravings and impulses as salt dissolves in a cup of hot water Install a negative association with drinking alcohol Let go of the feeling of being deprived Create empowering beliefs and behaviors  Clear the deep-rooted false beliefs about alcohol How? During hypnosis, you are guided into a deeply relaxed state, in which your mind is much more open to suggestions. While in this trance-like state, we, together, are able to work directly with your unconscious to release negative thoughts and behaviors and install new positive messages permanently. So even if you have been drinking for several decades or have given up trying to quit, you can become a permanently alcohol-free with this guided self-hypnosis audiobook. And if you have a burning desire to quit smoking and enjoy a longer, healthier, and happier life then buy now!

©2019 Trance Bloom (P)2019 Trance Bloom

Narrator: Nyamukandawiri
Author: Trance Bloom
Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Smoking with Allen Carr

4 ratings

Summary

Ideal for listening to in the car or whilst traveling, this new and updated version of the globally best-selling book, The Easy Way to Stop Smoking, also includes a unique 70 minute seminar delivered by the author himself. Listen to Stop Smoking with Allen Carr and become a happy non-smoker for the rest of your life.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

Author: Allen Carr
Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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A Life Measured in Sessions

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Thrown into adulthood way too soon as a young boy, Craig Maltese divulges the years of turmoil he faced - from exposure to sexual behavior. Turning to the world of fitness as a healthy release, Maltese found that avenue too was rife with corruption, destruction, and bad choices. The challenges which led him down a dark path to an unhealthy relationship to sex and intimacy throughout his life would ultimately empower Maltese to find his authentic voice. Pain, heartbreak, and Maltese's eventual redemption makes this audiobook a must-listen.

©2019 Craig Maltese (P)2020 Craig Maltese

Narrator: Paul Schmidt
Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families

4 ratings

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DISCLAIMER: This is the official ACA Fellowship Text that is Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization (ACA WSO) Conference approved literature. Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA) is an independent 12-step and 12-tradition anonymous program. ACA's tenth tradition states that ACA has no opinion on outside issues; hence the ACA name ought never be drawn into public controversy. ACA's sixth tradition states that ACA ought never endorse, finance, or lend the ACA name to any related facility or outside enterprise (or books/authors) lest problems of money, property, and prestige divert us from our primary purpose. Thus any suggestions of other authors or books (e.g., "Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought") made on this Web site are solely those of the online retailer. ACA World Service Organization expressly disclaims any association with any authors or books or with any online retailer and their affiliates. Book description: The ACA Fellowship Text is owned, copyrighted, and published by ACA WSO. ACA WSO acts as the central agency of the program, gathering and disseminating meeting information, creating and distributing literature, and providing information to the general public. The ACA Fellowship Text (commonly referred to as the Big Red Book or BRB) is a meeting book, steps book, traditions book, workbook, and group guide. The ACA Fellowship Text was anonymously written by ACA members and provides guidance on working the 12 -step ACA program, leading to recovery from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family. ACA WSO has adapted AA's steps (with permission from AA) to address the effects of childhood trauma and neglect and offer hope to ACAs worldwide.

©2006 Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization, Inc. (P)2014 Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization, Inc.

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Quit Drinking: A Guide to Going from Alcoholism to Sobriety

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Don't allow your addiction to alcohol to ruin your life. Take back control of your life and get rid of your alcoholism with this ultimate guide.  If you're sick of waking up with a raging hangover every other day, wondering how your life turned out the way it is, If you're tired of acting like a complete and utter fool after a night of drinking and hearing embarrassing stories about you afterward, if you're miserable with your lack of impulse control whenever a bottle is placed near you, then this guide was designed for you.  With examples, anecdotes, and lessons learned from her personal life, Laura Kreuger distills all the tips, techniques, and strategies you need to kick permanently kick the bad habit of alcoholism and reach sobriety, saving your relationships and bringing you closer to the life of you've always dreamed of. Each chapter is a piece of the entire checklist that will help you stay on track and keep relapse at bay.  In this eye-opening guide, you're going to discover how to:  Identify your patterns of drinking  Understand and deconstruct your addiction Stay motivated to change for your own good Lay a solid foundation for a new sober life Use fear-setting exercises when you feel doubts about making positive changes Know your triggers and eliminate as many as possible Plan for dealing with triggers that you cannot eliminate Handle cravings when they hit you  And much more!  Even if you've tried in the past to achieve sobriety and failed, Quit Drinking is a deeply personal guide that will show you how you can get your life back from the clutches of alcoholism and live your life to its fullest potential.  Ready to get started on your journey to clear-headed sobriety? Scroll up and click the button to buy!  

©2019 Laura Krueger (P)2019 Laura Krueger

Narrator: Jim Rising
Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
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Adult Children of Alcoholics

13 ratings

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Ten years ago, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an adult child of an alcoholic. Today, she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of adult children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After more than 10 years of working with ACoAs, she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work. Listen to Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here. This book provides wisdom and information for all adult children of dysfunctional families.

©1990 Janet G. Woititz (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Therese Plummer
Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Sobertude

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Looking for the key to happiness in sobriety? Struggling to find your purpose? Worried your recovery might be in danger? Getting sober is never easy. Staying sober is often just as difficult. Giving up alcohol (or drugs) is a great achievement. If you’ve managed to get sober, or are currently trying to get sober, congratulations!   However, it’s important to remember that once you get sober, you still have to face life in all of its chaos. Just because you get sober doesn’t mean the rest of your days on earth are going to be simple and care-free, without disturbances, sadness, or pain. But naturally, you want to experience more abundance and joy than sadness and pain, and that’s what this audiobook is about; developing healthy habits that create gratitude, abundance, and joy. Gratitude is the single most important personal quality you can develop if you want to live happy, joyous, and free. Sobertude is gratitude to nourish your attitude. Sobertude means taking daily action to improve your state of mind. Sobertude means developing optimism and rejecting pessimism. Sobertude means creating joy instead of sadness. Sobertude means proactively lifting your mood and spirit. Sobertude means cultivating happiness instead of anger. Sobertude means contributing positivity to the world. Sobertude means seeing the best in others. Sobertude means counting your blessings every day. Sobertude means accepting your character defects with humor. Sobertude means replacing self-pity with gratitude. In this audiobook you will discover 50 healthy and healing habits that can improve and nourish your emotional well-being and state of mind every day. Sobertude is a simple, straightforward action plan guide that will help you achieve the joy and abundance you seek and deserve. Who can benefit from this audiobook? Women in sobriety   Men in sobriety Teens in sobriety Young people in sobriety People struggling with depression People interested in self-help treatment and solutions Anyone who wants to stop drinking alcohol Anyone who has stopped drinking alcohol Anyone who is recovering from drug addiction and substance abuse Anyone in recovery from addiction People in relationships and in recovery from addiction Anyone who wants to make lifestyle changes for addiction Anyone trying to improve their health Anyone who is in sobriety or trying to get sober Anyone who wants to improve

©2020 Dirk Foster (P)2020 Dirk Foster

Narrator: J A Reyes
Author: Dirk Foster
Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Self-Love Handbook Magnified with Law of Attraction

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Do you want to transform negative into positive? Do you want to embrace the true, authentic you and let the opportunities come to you? So that you no longer have to push and “hustle”... How about getting rid of negative patterns and addictions that are holding you back? And what if you could almost instantly shift into self-love, magnify it with the law of attraction and totally transform your energy? Self-Love Handbook is a simple, eight step process to help you step into unlimited self-love, manifest joy, happiness, and abundance. This process will help you unleash your true potential while revolutionizing your well-being and creating an authentic career and life. Here is exactly what you will discover: the number one reason why most people reject self-love the main problem of the "self-improvement" industry the little-known method to release self-guilt how to instantly feel worthy and deserving why there is no such thing as failure (and you have never failed and will never fail) how to use self-love to stay motivated how self-love is transforming people's lives and careers and how you can use it too to manifest a true abundance into your life what success is not how to achieve your goals without burning yourself out the best self-love practices to instantly feel energized one simple trick to immediately change your self-talk and connect with your subconscious mind on a deeper level the self-love process you can use to let go of addictions and create a healthy body, mind, and soul how to free your mind of other people's negative energies and influences Bonus: natural, holistic recipes for self-love and self-care rituals (including aromatherapy, herbs, and much, much more!) + example self-love morning ritual & weekend self-care plan. You have the choice to leave the negative patterns behind and step back into your true light and authenticity with the power of self-love!

©2019 Elena G.Rivers (P)2019 Elena G.Rivers

Narrator: Jessica Geffen
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Sex Addiction Recovered: The Ultimate Guide to Stop Sex Obsessing

2 ratings

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Sex Addiction Recovered is your one-stop source for obtaining tools based on research that will allow you to better understand sex addiction, how to recover from sex addiction, and how to maintain recovery. There is hope to become and stay free. Topics include: Sex addiction defined The moment of realization The consequences Stages of change The addiction cycle Sex addiction and the brain Family dynamics Breaking free from sex addiction with evidence-based tools Healthy sex maintenance And more.... This book is the ultimate guide to achieve the quality of life you deserve and break the sex addiction cycle for good. This is a book for those who have longed to break the sex addiction cycle as well as for those who are in relationships with individuals struggling with sex addiction. This book is based on evidence and is written by a health psychology professional. By learning to work through the causes and utilize evidence-based tools, you will feel more centered, more joyous, more confident, and cope better with emotions and life's stressors. There are endless possibilities when you finally break free from sex addiction. Celebrate the joy of breaking free from sex addiction and maintaining healthy intimacy with Sex Addiction Recovered.

©2015 Get Fit Mentality LLC (P)2015 Get Fit Mentality LLC

Narrator: Ray Allaire
Author: George Klein
Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Such Unfortunates

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Each year, more Americans die of drug abuse than the total of those who perished during the Vietnam War. This is the amazing and inspirational true story of an addict named Andrew and how he was able to overcome his addiction even though the odds were stacked against him.  Andrew grew up in an unimaginably abusive family. His life seemed normal on the outside, but the internal turmoil he was experiencing was a horrific ordeal. Andrew's life began in an upper-class town of Moorestown, New Jersey. His family had a million-dollar beach house, he attended college, and even had the rare opportunity of driving a Ferrari around South Florida. Behind what seemed like an idyllic life was a nightmare of abuse, mental illness, and torment that no child should ever face. This led Andrew to suffer from pain, anxiety, panic attacks, and depression. Searching for relief, he found solace in drugs and became quickly addicted to anything that would change the way he felt. His addiction to drugs took him to such extremes as working for the DEA while being high on drugs, multiple rehabs, jails, becoming homeless, and even to the point of being considered dead.  When all hope was lost, people he considers "angels" entered his life. One person, in particular, refused to give up on him even when everyone told her this was the best option. Through her determination, he was able to find the strength to look inside and find the real reasons for his addiction. Once he understood these reasons, he was finally able to figure out how to stay clean and successfully turned his life around.  This book is a wild ride that will amaze, bewilder, amuse, and inspire you. It will give hope to anyone who is suffering from addiction or knows someone who is facing the adversity of addiction. It will show them why they should never give up. It also shows us how, working together, we can beat this opiate epidemic.

©2019 Andrew Mann (P)2019 Andrew Mann

Narrator: Adam Bruhn
Author: Andrew Mann
Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
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If You Love Me

3 ratings

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This program is read by the author. Maureen Cavanagh’s gripping audiobook memoir is the story of a mother who suddenly finds herself on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic as her daughter battles - and ultimately reckons with - substance use disorder. Fast-paced and heartwarming, devastating and redemptive, Maureen’s incredible odyssey into the opioid crisis - first as a parent, then as an advocate - is ultimately a deeply moving mother-daughter story. When Maureen and her ex-husband Mike see their daughter Katie’s needle track marks for the first time, it is a complete shock. But, slowly, the drug use explains everything - Katie’s constant exhaustion, erratic moods, and all those spoons that have gone missing from the house. Once Mike and Maureen get Katie into detox, Maureen goes to sleep that night hoping that in 48 hours she’ll have her daughter back. It’s not that simple. Like the millions of parents and relatives all over the country - some of whom she has helped through her nonprofit organization - Maureen learns that recovery is neither straightforward nor brief. She fights to save Katie’s life, breaking down doors on the seedy side of town with Mike, kidnapping Katie outside a convenience store, and battling the taboo around substance use disorder in her picturesque New England town. Maureen is launched into the shadowy world of overcrowded, for-profit rehabilitation centers that often prey on worried parents. As Katie runs away from one program after another, never outrunning her pain, Maureen realizes that even while she becomes an expert on getting countless men and women into detox and treatment centers, she remains powerless to save her own daughter. If You Love Me: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction brings the opioid crisis out of the shadows and into the house next door. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Maureen Cavanagh (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
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101 Tips for Recovering from Addictions

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101 Tips for Recovering from Addictions can help transform the life of any recovering addict from bleak to bright. These practical suggestions give hope - from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, to realizing this light holds a promising future to reclaim. Listeners will learn: How to keep hope and seek help, even in the darkest of days How to deal with the major monster of denial How to plan to become consistently productive How to take care of your brain and body so you're happier and healthier How to routinely remember to never give up How to push through and know that recovery can be realized And much, much more "101 Tips for Recovering from Addictions is a great resource, giving a simple, fun, and easily digestible format to a treasure trove of accumulated wisdom, from the winners who have overcome addictions to have a happy and healthy life." - Sarah Graham, addiction expert and member of UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD). "Having worked with people struggling with addictions for many years, I recognized many of the tools I regularly use among Rick Singer's 101 Tips for Recovering from Addictions - I know they work. Therefore, I can confidently recommend this little audiobook as inspiration, and as a guide." - Bob Rich, Ph.D., author of several self-help and inspirational books. "101 Tips for Recovering from Addictions is a thoughtful, inspirational, must have for anyone in the addiction field or going through addiction themselves. Singer's own story is passionate, loving, and realistic." - Mari Sweeting, Recovery Coach, Substance Abuse Counselor, and DUI Instructor, Sonoma County, California.

©2017 Richard Singer (P)2017 Richard Singer

Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Afirmaciones Positivas: 10 Libros en 1 [Positive Affirmations: 10 in 1 Bundle]

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¿Eres quién disfruta de las citas motivacionales y las afirmaciones?¿Crees que una dosis diaria es suficiente para entusiasmarte y prepararte para enfrentar cualquier desafío?¿Qué mejor manera de empezar el día si no es con este audiolibro? Como humanos, todos los días nos enfrentamos a desafíos. En épocas pasadas estos solían ser simples y giraban en torno a una lucha diaria por la supervivencia. Pero al entrar en la era moderna nos encontramos con que los desafíos que enfrentamos han sido multiplicados y a menudo nos encontramos al límite entre el fracaso y el éxito. Pero solo unas pocas palabras sencillas, cada día, de alguien que ha recorrido su camino, puede hacer toda la diferencia. Este audiolibro, Afirmaciones Positivas, proporciona un increíble valor de 10 en un solo paquete, el cual te da un montón de afirmaciones para cada eventualidad y te ayudará a: Seguir tus sueños y encuentra el éxito Desarrollar tu autoestima y confianza en ti mismo Perder el exceso de peso que has ganado Batallar contra las adicciones de todo tipo Combatir la ansiedad, el estrés y otras condiciones mentales Encontrar una solución a una vida sexual estancada Vencer la codependencia y otros rasgos perjudiciales Encontrar la riqueza y la felicidad que mereces Y mucho más... Al cubrir todos los temas concebibles que puedas experimentar en la vida, Afirmaciones Positivas es un audiolibro como ningún otro existente y es el único audiolibro que necesitarás cuando se trate de encontrar la motivación para tener éxito. Con sus 10 increíbles libros, todos en un solo lugar, te ayudará en cualquier momento difícil de tu vida. Escuchar las afirmaciones nos dará tantos beneficios que podremos cambiar casi cualquier cosa que deseemos, con solo unas pocas palabras bien escogidas cada día. ¡Cómpra tu copia ahora! Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2020 Elliott J. Power (P)2020 Elliott J. Power

Narrator: José García
Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Ebby Thatcher and Bill Wilson

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Listen to the pre-history of Alcoholics Anonymous, narrated by two of the people who were part of its most important, formative events. Ebby Thatcher, the man who brought the message to Bill Wilson, shares how he was helped to sobriety by Rowland Hazard and other Oxford Group members, how he carried the message to Bill, and the early developments of the AA fellowship. AA co-founder Bill Wilson discusses the two streams of influence that led to AA.  First, Bill tells the story of Rowland Hazard and how, after having failed to achieve lasting sobriety through ideas from Dr. Carl Jung, he took Jung's final piece of advice - to immerse himself in some sort of spiritual program. Practicing the principles of the Oxford Group, Rowland brought the message of sobriety to Ebby Thatcher.  During the second part of Bill's talk, he describes how Dr. Silkworth came to an understanding of alcoholism and its treatment and how Dr. Silkworth helped him: first, by preparing Bill to receive the message and then, by providing him a medical detox and professional assurance. Finally, he gave him the advice that enabled him to carry the message to another AA co-founder, Dr. Bob Smith.

©2020 Thomas Laperriere (P)2020 Thomas Laperriere

Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
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Teenage Degenerate

1 rating

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Breaking Bad meets The Basketball Diaries! In 1996, Scott was nineteen and lost in adulthood with an endless job and no future ambitions. Teenage Degenerate is his story about drug addiction, music and growing up. Over the course of ten months, he quickly descends into the dark and dangerous world of crystal methamphetamine. Scott experiments with crystal meth in a dark, deserted parking lot in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and soon after his crew of misfits will do almost anything for their next high. One by one, family and friends disappear, and he is left alone with a decision to continue fighting or give up. This is his struggle to reclaim a normal life and the search for something real. Teenage Degenerate is a brutally truthful, humorous and heartbreaking journey that explores the depths of addiction.

©2016 S.C. Sterling (P)2016 S.C. Sterling

Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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The 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan

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Do you want to take a break from alcohol easily and safely? Read on... When you stop drinking, it takes up to 10 days for the alcohol to completely leave your system. It’s a tricky time. You get cravings, and your thinking becomes emotional. Most people struggle in the early days. But now, there’s a modern, scientific solution. The 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan walks you through the detox period painlessly and explains everything you need to carry on with your personal sobriety goals, whether short-term, such as Dry January, or long-term. Written in an engaging and informative way, The 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan is practical and easy to follow. There’s no doom and gloom or going to meetings. It just does the job, and it is suitable for anyone, if you: Want to try a sober break from alcohol Want to stop drinking to help fitness or weight loss Need to give up alcohol for health reasons Simply had enough and want to quit drinking for good The author is a leading addiction therapist working in public health and best-selling author on the subject. He has helped countless drinkers to quit alcohol. The 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan has already helped thousands more. Buy this audiobook today and find a better way.

©2019 Lewis Bayes Brown (P)2020 WinsPress.com

Narrator: Jason Zenobia
Author: Lewis David
Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Bill Wilson: The Story of Alcoholics Anonymous, Memphis 1947

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Bill Wilson: The Story of Alcoholics Anonymous, Memphis 1947 During 1947, Bill toured the United States and Canada drumming up support for the 12 Traditions.  The membership, not aware of the wide range of problems the New York Office had been addressing since AA became popular in the early 1940s, often saw no need for the Traditions.  They were not enthusiastic about a code of conduct that they might be expected to adhere to, and most of them were unaware of totality of difficulties Groups throughout AA were beset by.  Bill used the story of AA itself to illustrate the need for what was then billed as the "Twelve Points for Our Future". In this roundabout way, Bill makes the point that as an organization dedicated to the sole purpose of helping alcoholics recover, Alcoholics Anonymous needs the 12 Traditions because of what it is and we as individual Alcoholics need the 12 Traditions because of who we are.  Without the directions the 12 Traditions provide, the membership would tear itself apart, but with them we can enjoy fantastic unity and purpose.  Bill tells his own story and then the story of meeting Dr. Bob and then AA #3 Bill Dotson Bill recounts how the early AA Groups were founded and spread  Bill describes how the Big Book was written and published The growth of AA into a nationwide organization during the 1940s Bill introduces: Twelve Points to Assure Our Future: An Alcoholics Anonymous Tradition of Relations He then talks about the need for the Traditions and then presents each of the 12 Traditions one by one getting to the heart of the matter of each of them.  Finally he appeals to those present to support the adoption of the 12 Traditions.

©2021 Thomas Laperriere (P)2021 Thomas Laperriere

Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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Defeating My Demons

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In Defeating My Demons, we touch on all the aspects of the mental healthcare system, full circle, and it is terrifying. Mental illness, mental inpatient facility, abuse, neglect, underfunding, LGBTQ, adoption, cancer, group therapy, cannabis, opioids, C Diff, and unwinding the past and finding the NOW! I hope that my harrowing experience will give some hope and validation to others. I also hope it exposes the tragedy of America's mental healthcare. Defeating My Demons is a call to action to say enough is enough; let's fix this. Interstitial Cystitis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Endometriosis, Major Depressive Disorder, Generalize Anxiety Disorder, Mental Health Medication, Selective Mutism Anxiety Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, PCOS, HLA-B27, Colitis, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, C Diff, alcoholism, and adult child of an alcoholic, are more topics that are discussed in Defeating My Demons. Manda and Jason are raising their four beautiful children near the Rockies in Colorado. It's gorgeous, yet, both Manda and Jason are rural Kansas natives, Kansas is always home. They also host a free blog, for those that want to take that step and tell their stories.

©2020 Manda Jones (P)2021 Manda Jones

Narrator: Melanie Danvers
Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Struggle for Intimacy

2 ratings

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Janet Woititz, mother of the recovery movement, sensitively addresses the barriers of trust and intimacy that children learn in an alcoholic family. She provides suggestions for building loving relationships with friends, partners, and spouses.

©1990 Janet G. Woititz (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Lucinda Gainey
Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Stop Alcohol Cravings, Quit Drinking with Hypnosis, Meditation, Relaxation, and Affirmations

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Now includes “Deep Sleep” as a bonus track! Address your cravings for alcohol and stop drinking with this guided meditation and relaxation program, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep! The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while allowing you to access the deepest parts of your mind. With this program, you'll learn to deal with anxiety and frustration triggers in a healthy way, so that you can stop your cravings for alcohol in their tracks. Two inductions give you options for each session, or listen to the entire album. It's your choice! You'll feel well rested and energized when you wake up, and with every time you listen, you will feel more relaxed, centered, and in control. Joel Thielke's guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will remove negative thinking and help you deal with the triggers that cause you want to drink, and create a healthier and more positive way of thinking. The special inductions will gently guide you into your REM stage of sleep, working with your subconscious to make lasting change that you can see. This Sleep Learning System album comes with two extended tracks that include the Sleep Induction and Garden Induction, guided meditation programs, and bonus music and positive subliminals, providing hours of relaxation for your listening experience. Stop drinking alcohol and take charge of your life with The Sleep Learning System!

©2014 Motivational Hypnosis Help, LLC (P)2014 Motivational Hypnosis Help, LLC

Narrator: Joel Thielke
Author: Joel Thielke
Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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I Am a Heroin Addict

2 ratings

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Heroin is a Beast, and that Beast has infiltrated every town and city in America. The Beast has come for your sons and daughters. The Beast is hunting for your fathers and mothers. And that Beast has only one mission, to bury as many Americans as possible. I Am a Heroin Addict is the story of how Ritchie Farrell survived a ten-bag-a-day heroin habit to become a best-selling author, WGA screenwriter, and recipient of the prestigious du-Pont-Columbia Award for excellence in journalism. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Ritchie Farrell (P)2018 Tantor

Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Alcohol & Smoking Hypnosis - 2 In 1

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If you want to finally be able to quit alcohol for good and develop a healthier lifestyle by utilizing the power of hypnosis then keep reading... Hynotherapy has been shown to help people with undesirable behaviors such as excessive drinking, smoking, or unhealthy eating change there habits in as little as one session! Why is that? Why can some people stop after one session of hypnotherapy after years of failing trying to quit? It's because drinking alcohol excessively, like all habits, is controlled by the unconscious part of the mind. And, hypnosis allows us access the REM state in which we are more open to new ideas and suggestions, and once this is reprogrammed the smoking urge is simply gone. Up until now you have been programmed to believe alcohol has done good for you, and that it is a positive habit in your life. Things like relieving stress and effortless socializing have been associated with your drinking. Hypnosis will reprogram your unconscious to produce these positive intentions you believed alcohol gave you, but in far healthier ways. The majority of alcoholic beverages are consumed through habit or conditioned response to stimuli, by changing that habit and conditioned response, suddenly excessive drinking will be a thing of your past. Anyways, here's a slither of what this audiobook can do for you: Help reduce and completely remove your cravings for alcohol. Rewire your brain to develop healthy habits to replace your drinking habit. Relaxation techniques that can also be used to help you fall asleep, reduce alcohol related anxiety and improve confidence. Improve your health and lose weight by giving up alcohol and reducing not only your daily calories but your daily toxin intake! And so much more! So, if you want over 10 hours worth of hypnosis to help you live an alcohol free lifestyle and become the healthiest version of yourself, buy this audiobook now.

©2020 Susan Knight (P)2021 Susan Knight

Author: Susan Knight
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Your Sugar Addiction, Control Your Sweet Tooth and Lose Weight with Hypnosis, Meditation, Relaxation, and Affirmations

3 ratings

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Now includes "Deep Sleep" as a Bonus Track! Just say "no" to sugar, learn how to control and get over your sugar cravings, and learn better eating habits with this guided meditation and relaxation program, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep! The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while allowing you to access the deepest parts of your mind. With this program, you will learn how to effectively overcome what triggers your desire for sugar, and make healthier food choices instead. Two inductions give you options for each session, or listen to the entire album. It's your choice! You'll feel well rested and energized when you wake up, and with every time you listen, it will get easier and easier to minimize and remove sugar from your life. Joel Thielke's guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will help you address what triggers your desire for sugar, removing those bad habits and helping you deal with your triggers in a healthy way. You will embrace new eating habits that are healthy and empowering! The special inductions will gently guide you into your REM stage of sleep, working with your subconscious to make lasting change that you can see. This Sleep Learning System album comes with two extended tracks that include the Sleep Induction and Garden Induction, guided meditation programs, and bonus music and positive subliminals, providing hours of relaxation for your listening experience. You can stop your sugar cravings and get rid of sugar with The Sleep Learning System!

©2014 Motivational Hypnosis Help LLC (P)2014 Motivational Hypnosis Help LLC

Narrator: Joel Thielke
Author: Joel Thielke
Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Drinking Alcohol, Alcoholism and Addiction Help

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You can stop your cravings for alcohol and start making healthier decisions and stop drinking today with this hypnosis program from world-renowned hypnotherapist Rachael Meddows. Just turn on the tracks, relax, and let your subconscious mind do the work for you. The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while allowing you to access the deepest parts of your mind. And now Sleep Learning is better than ever, thanks to the soothing voice of Rachael Meddows. With this audiobook, learn how to control what triggers your cravings for alcohol, and learn how to move past your triggers and embrace healthy living and move forward today. This is meant to be a supplemental program and does not replace the help of a medical professional. This program comes with new two inductions that are exclusive to Sleep Learning programs with Rachael Meddows! When you wake up, you'll feel well-rested and ready to take on your day. This guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will help you create positive beliefs and healthy habits that will help you overcome and control your cravings for alcohol and help provide you with inner strength and positive thinking. The special inductions will gently guide you into your REM stage of sleep, working with your subconscious to make lasting change that you can see. Let Rachael Meddows and The Sleep Learning System help you today!

©2015 Motivational Hypnosis Help, LLC (P)2015 Motivational Hypnosis Help, LLC

Narrator: Rachael Meddows
Author: Joel Thielke
Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Drinking Complete Collection: Stop Drinking Expert Box Set

6 ratings

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Three best-selling quit-drinking books from StopDrinkingExpert.com, including Alcohol Lied to Me, The Alcohol Illusion, and Alcohol Lied to Me Again. Alcohol Lied to Me Craig Beck was a successful and functioning professional man in spite of a two-bottles-of-wine-a-night drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled with a drinking problem, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he did not think he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed. In this audiobook, he will lead you through the same amazing process he used. You can stop drinking today.... No need to declare yourself an alcoholic. No group meetings or expensive rehab. No humiliation, no pain, and no willpower required. Alcohol Lied to Me has already helped thousands of people to escape from alcohol addiction. Newly updated, this third edition of the audiobook includes two new chapters. The Alcohol Illusion Alcohol is a drug that has achieved the ultimate illusion. It has managed to convince the Western world that it isn't a drug at all but rather a harmless social pleasantry. A product that does none of the things that the marketing promises that it does and yet remains unchallenged for such false advertising. Alcohol Lied to Me Again Alcohol is the most devious and deceptive drug on planet Earth, and occasionally people fall back under its spell. This journey backward virtually always starts with the same sentence being uttered: "Surely just one drink won't hurt". Just one drink...it seems such an innocuous action that it couldn't possibly cause any substantial drama. In reality it is the same hoping to take just one little step off a cliff. It's only one seemingly insignificant step, but the consequences are rapid, irreversible, and severe. Both events start off an unstoppable series of events.

©2003, 2016 StopDrinkingExpert.com (P)2016 StopDrinkingExpert.com

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Stop Drinking Wine

10 ratings

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Are you addicted to wine o'clock? Has that little relaxing treat become a daily routine? Have you tried to cut down and found you can't? Craig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a lovely home and a successful media career; a director of several companies, and at one time the trustee of a large children's charity, Craig was a successful and functioning professional man in spite of a 'two bottles of wine a night' drinking habit. For 20 years, he struggled with problem drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he did not think he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed. He tried numerous ways to cut down; attempting 'dry months', banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend and on special occasions (and found that it is astonishing how even the smallest of occasions can suddenly become 'special'). All these 'will-power' based attempts to stop drinking failed (exactly as they were destined to do). Slowly he discovered the truth about wine addiction, and one by one, all the lies he had previously believed started to fall apart. For the first time, he noticed that he genuinely did not want to drink anymore. In this audiobook, he will lead you though the same remarkable process. The Craig Beck method is unique: No need to declare yourself an alcoholic. A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle. No group meetings or expensive rehab. No humiliation, no pain and 100% no 'will-power' required. Treats the source of the problem, not the symptoms.

©2010 Craig Beck (P)2014 Craig Beck

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Living in the Solution

1 rating

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Within the meeting rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous, members share their stories, enjoy a sense of fellowship, and begin healing. Living in the Solution welcomes anyone interested in the recovery process into these rooms to experience the struggle and challenges of their inhabitants. This dramatic work was written by John W., an award-winning producer, writer, director, and actor, and a 15-year member of AA.

©1998 by John W. and James A. (P)1998 NewStar Media Inc.

Author: John W., James A.
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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The Funniest AA Speakers

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This is the ultimate collection of the must funniest Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) speakers of all times. An inspiration on getting through life in a sober way!

©2020 Alcoholics Anonymous (P)2020 Alcoholics Anonymous

Narrator: Danny B
Length: 23 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sober Girl Society Handbook

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Brought to you by Penguin.  Have you ever woken up feeling anxious after a night of drinking? Do you cringe with embarrassment when reminded of your wild antics at girls' night? Are blackouts increasingly becoming a problem? Whichever way you look at it, it's hard to avoid how alcohol really makes some of us feel: terrible. Whether you're simply sober-curious or determined to make a more permanent change, this book shows not only why you should but also how you can, in a way that will change your life forever. Offering tips and advice on how to stay sober in a world that revolves around drinking, this handbook will empower you to transform your relationship with alcohol so you can lead your most fulfilling life. It's time to join the Sober Girl Society! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Millie Gooch (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Millie Gooch
Author: Millie Gooch
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Perfect Daughters

8 ratings

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This new edition of Perfect Daughters, a pivotal book in the ACoA movement, identifies what differentiates the adult daughters of alcoholics from other women. When this groundbreaking book first appeared over 10 years ago, Dr. Ackerman identified behavior patterns shared by daughters of alcoholics. Adult daughters of alcoholics - "perfect daughters" - operate from a base of harsh and limiting views of themselves and the world. Having learned that they must function perfectly in order to avoid unpleasant situations, these women often assume responsibility for the failures of others. They are drawn to chemically dependent men and are more likely to become addicted themselves. More than just a text that identifies these behavior patterns, this book collects the thoughts, feelings and experiences of 12 hundred perfect daughters, offering listeners an opportunity to explore their own life's dynamics and thereby heal and grow. This edition contains updated information throughout the text, and completely new material, including chapters on eating disorders and abuse letters from perfect daughters in various stages of recovery, and helpful, affirming suggestions from Dr. Ackerman at the end of every chapter. This book is essential for everyone who found validation, hope, courage and support in the pages of the original Perfect Daughters, as well as new listeners and every therapist who confronts these issues. Also includes: a comprehensive reference section and complete index.

©1989, 2002 Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D. (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Viviendo Sobrio [Living Sober]

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El manual de A.A. sobre cómo mantenerse sobrio en las circunstancias de todos los días, este libro muy leído explica por medio de ejemplos sencillos cómo los miembros de A.A. de todas partes del mundo viven sus vidas al máximo y se manteen sobrios un día a la vez. Palabras del prólogo: “[R]esulta que vivir sobrio no es nada triste, ni aburrido ni incómodo, como nos habíamos temido; por el contrario, empezamos a disfrutar la vida sin beber y a encontrarla mucho más emocionante que la que vivíamos en nuestra época de bebedores”.  Respondiendo a preguntas que se hacen con frecuencia, tala como “¿Debiera entrar a los bares?” y “¿Debo buscar ayuda profesional?” y tratando temas populares tales como las relaciones románticas en la sobriedad, Viviendo sobrio ofrece sugerencias que pueden, con el tiempo, ayudar a los alcohólicos a reemplazar sus viejos hábitos dañinos con nuevos hábitos más sanos y saludables.   Un recurso de especial utilidad para el recién llegado a Alcohólicos Anónimos, Viviendo sobrio ha ayudado a incontables miembros de A.A. a vivir la vida “tal como se presente” a medida que salen adelante por su camino de recuperación.  Viviendo sobrio ha sido aprobado por la Conferencia de Servicios Generales.   Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.  

©2014 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anónimo
Author: Anónimo
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Ernest Kurtz

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Ernest Kurtz talks about various topics of Alcoholics Anonymous by referring to letters written by AA Co-Founder Bill W.  This includes discussion of letters between the Bill and Doctor Bob. Colorful and personal - not dry historical stuff. A very colorful and interesting talk.

©2020 Thomas Laperriere (P)2020 Thomas Laperriere

Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Drinking Hypnosis

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Are you an alcoholic, desperate for a solution to your addiction? Is your drinking ruining your life, career and health? Have you considered hypnosis as a possible treatment? Being dependent on alcohol can be ruinous for anyone who is unable to control their urge to drink. The impact that it can have on family life, career, and your health can be long-lasting even with treatment but could be permanent if you do not tackle it properly and rid yourself of it for all time. This book, Quit Drinking Hypnosis, will help you to understand the impact that alcohol misuse can have on your life and help you to control it and eventually cure yourself completely, with chapters that cover things like: How alcohol can affect relationships Myths about drug abuse and addiction Why quitting drinking is so hard The causes of alcoholism The effects on your body Breaking the habit and replacing it with something good Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal Planning for alcohol relapse Ten common relapse triggers Positive affirmations to reprogram your subconscious mind Breaking the cycle of alcohol addiction isn’t easy but it can be done with the amazing techniques described within this book. Within a short period of time, you could significantly reduce and even eliminate alcohol from your life and be healthier and happier as a result. Even trying out the challenge of cutting alcohol out of your life for just 30 days will help you to reassess your habit and make subtle changes to the way you drink, benefiting you with more energy, better sleep patterns, and improved skin and hydration. Abusing alcohol can be the catalyst for endless problems in your life, so deal with it now, before it’s too late. Scroll up now and click "Add to Cart" for your copy! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Elliott J. Power (P)2020 Elliott J. Power

Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Father Joseph Martin: A Talk About the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

1 rating

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Father Joseph Martin: A Talk About the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous At Desert Roundup 1975 - Palm Springs, CA. Speaking to an enthusiastic AA crowd, Father Joseph Martin talks about AA and then proceeds to talk in order about the 12 Steps. A very good example of Father Joseph Martin's excellent AA message.

©2020 Thomas Laperriere (P)2020 Thomas Laperriere

Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Bill's Story, Book 1: The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous Study Guide

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The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-step programs across the world have helped millions of people recover from addictions. This study guide focuses on Bill Wilson's story. The guide starts with Bill's story. Chapters also cover topics such as the history of The Big Book of A.A., its main points, a study guide, and some of the 12 steps that apply. Also listeners are offered even more solutions to apply by finding or starting meetings of their own. This book can be used in drug and alcohol treatment centers, institutions, 12-step group meetings, and for those seeking to recover from addiction from home.

©2017 Glenn Langohr (P)2017 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Author: Aaron C.
Length: 2 hrs
Available on Audible
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10 Mindsets That Can Cause Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Mess up Sobriety

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Resentment. Denial. Fear. Self-Pity. Intolerance. Anger. This cast of character defects begins with negative thoughts and can wreck the best-laid plans for recovery from addiction. This book explores 10 Negative Mindsets that can cause relapse, or unhappy recovery. It dives into the battlefield of our thought patterns to change these mindsets into more positive ways to view things. Through journaling exercises combined with the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, you can help retrain your thinking.

©2014 Glenn Langohr (P)2014 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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From the Brink of the Drink

Summary

This is a memoir of a journey of active alcoholism into recovery.

©2019, 2020 Karla Juvonen (P)2020 Karla Juvonen

Narrator: Sheri Saginor
Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dry Challenge

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“The definitive guide to giving up booze.” (People) Foreword by Lo Bosworth For many people, drinking a glass of beer or wine after work is a part of everyday life. But did you know taking a break from drinking (even for just a month!) has extreme benefits and can be incredibly life-changing? From losing weight, to saving money, to sleeping better at night, the overall health and mental gains of going dry for a month are endless. Whether you’re eager to try Dry January or simply want to lessen your quarantine drinking habits in a positive and approachable way, as daunting as it may seem, you too can do it! Understandably, more and more people have been turning to alcohol as a coping mechanism to get through the pandemic, but maybe this is a good time to ask yourself: Are you waking up feeling out of sorts more often than you’d like to be?   Offering friendly support and encouragement and filled with engaging activities to help you prepare - and complete - a full alcohol-free month, The Dry Challenge provides an easy, step-by-step guide for completing your first Dry January, Sober October, or any other alcohol-free month. You’ll find plenty of booze-free activities from prompts to checklists to the best mocktail recipes around. From making a plan to sharing the news with friends and family (and what to do when someone tries to sabotage your boozeless journey) to getting back on track if you slip up and have a drink (or two), we got you covered. Trend journalist, on-air host, and lifestyle expert Hilary Sheinbaum has been participating in Dry January for the past four years. What started out as a bet with a friend to see who could go the longest without taking a sip of alcohol during January became a ritual she looked most forward to every year. As friends, family, and audiences turned to her for advice on how to start their own dry month journeys, Hilary realized everyone’s motivations differed greatly. The decision to give up alcohol is deeply personal, and making the choice to stop drinking for any length of time can be discouraging given how normalized alcohol culture is in our society. Have you noticed we use every celebratory event as an excuse to get our drink on? But you don’t have to do it alone! In The Dry Challenge, you’ll find a best friend support system ready to help you tackle the challenges of forgoing alcohol for a month and encourage you every step of the way to the finish line. In The Dry Challenge, you’ll: Discover the health, mental, and financial benefits of living a month without booze Learn how to combat social pressures from our current drinking culture Find fun non-boozy activities everyone can participate in (including making delicious “zero-proof” drinks and throwing the best nonalcoholic shindigs) Gorgeously packaged and filled with bold colors and graphics, The Dry Challenge is the ultimate interactive guide to staying booze free for one month (yes, this includes champagne!). Written with humor, compassion, and insight, this book will help you achieve your goal of completing an alcohol-free month, one less drink at a time. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Hilary Sheinbaum (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Eileen Stevens
Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Mental Toughness: 21 Secrets to Build a Successful Mindset and Reach Your Goals

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What comes to mind when you hear the words “mentally tough”? More often than not, you think of someone who does not break down easily, and in fact, emerges victorious in the face of adversity. Be careful, mental toughness is not a single attribute, but a set of traits that enables an individual to overcome difficult situations without putting a strain on his or her self-confidence. Being mentally tough is a state of mind that can give you the strength to achieve, to overcome, to decide, to adapt, to focus, to control, and to be strong when others are not. Early in life, we learned how to walk or tie our shoes with a strong commitment. Setbacks and failures were never a problem. As we grew older, we let our thoughts and emotions get in the way. And self-doubt started consuming us. The purpose of this audiobook is to help you develop a strong, focused, unbeatable mind that allows you to gain that confidence back. And raise triumphant in all situations life throws your way. In this audiobook, you will discover: How mental toughness can break you out of your comfort zone and lead you to success How to get all the benefits of being truly resilient and thinking positive Why habits are better than motivation How distinguishing good stress from bad stress Special free bonus: 21 simple secrets to improve your mental toughness and to become more disciplined in all aspects of your life In today’s fast-paced and challenging world, you need the right tools that can help you manage, overcome, and adapt to the many harsh situations in life. This powerful guide will empower you to be less stressed and more in control of your own thoughts and feelings. Don’t waste one more second. Take control of your mind! It’s time for you to become mentally tough. Buy this audiobook today!

©2020 Eric Peak (P)2020 Eric Peak

Narrator: Bo Sheldon
Author: Eric Peak
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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The Alcohol Escape Plan

3 ratings

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When alcohol becomes a problem, it can create what is known as a double bind. Alcohol is making you miserable and destroying your life, but you can't imagine life without it. You may wonder how you will relax without your daily tipple. How will you have fun and be sociable without alcohol? There are lots of worries and questions for the drinker considering quitting alcohol for good. The Alcohol Escape Plan deals with many of the most common questions and concerns for the newly sober, or those planning to quit drinking but don't know how. Craig Beck, a former problem drinker and best-selling author of Alcohol Lied to Me, deals with all the essential areas of life that are going to change when you kick alcohol into touch. After giving up drinking himself, Craig has helped over 50,000 people to stop drinking. Working with so many addicts over the years has given him a clear insight into the common worries. Using the secrets of this audiobook, you can make quitting drinking a quick, easy, and painless process. Including: How do you have fun without alcohol? Dealing with your old drinking buddies Can you ever go back to social drinking? How to deal with alcohol relapse How do you get the mindset to quit drinking and stay quit? How to reverse liver damage How to avoid drinking when life gets bad And much more.

©2017 Craig Beck Media Limited (P)2017 Craig Beck Media Limited

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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The Joey Song

7 ratings

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There can be recovery, even if it doesn't happen within the addict. Sandy lives where love and addiction meet - a place where help enables and hope hurts. When addiction steals her son, Sandy fights for his survival, trying to stay on the right side of an invisible line between helping him to live and helping him to die. By age 20, Joey overdoses, attempts suicide, quits college, survives a near-fatal car accident, does time behind bars, and is kicked out of rehab more than once. Increasingly manipulative, delusional, and hateful, the sweet Joey from childhood is lost to the addict wearing his face. Working with an interventionist, a judge, and tracking Joey's movements online, Sandy does what she can to save Joey from himself until it hurts more to hang on than it hurts to let go. Through Family Programs, Al-Anon, reading, and learning from her mistakes, Sandy discovers that sometimes love means doing nothing, and that letting go is not the same thing as giving up. She also learns that she needs to work on surviving her son's addiction while coming to terms with the fact that he may not. Years pass. Friends and family no longer ask about Joey; they no longer know what to say. Joey is not in recovery, but Sandy works on hers, trying to keep the poison that is consuming Joey from destroying the rest of her family and her life. She starts a program to teach young men living in a group home how to budget, grocery shop, and cook, hoping that someone will someday help her own son in some way that she cannot. As in the song she sang to him so many times, Sandy keeps Joey down in her heart to stay. There is a place in her life that is exactly his size. One she hopes he will someday want to fill. This is the poignant story of a defiant addict and the mother who won't give up on him. She finally realizes that it hurts more to hang on than to let go, and that letting go is not the same thing as giving up.

©2014 Central Recovery Press (P)2017 Central Recovery Press

Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

1 rating

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Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn’t happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind. Too together. Too much fun. Pick one. We live in a boozy culture, and the idea of women and wine has become entrenched. Is your book club really a “wine club”? Do you crave the release a drink can bring to cope with anxiety, parenthood, the pressures of being a mom, a wife/partner, a professional? In Raising the Bottom, mothers, daughters, health professionals, and young women share their stories of why they drank, how they stopped, and the joys and rewards of being present in their lives once they kicked alcohol to the curb.

©2017 Lisa Boucher (P)2019 Lisa Boucher

Narrator: Kae Denino
Author: Lisa Boucher
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Your Daily Walk with the Great Minds

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If you could change your life today, what would you do...? Your Daily Walk with the Great Minds gives you the inspiration you need each day to be the best you can be and live the life you've always desired. Let me be the coach who will lift your spirits, challenge you to go the extra mile, and fulfill your life's wishes every day. Have you ever wondered: How to have the most fulfilling relationship you can imagine? Why you keep ending up in the same situations over and over again? How to get the job of your dreams? How to maintain peace of mind in a world of conflict and strife? What does it really mean to be a successful human being? I invite you to find the answers to these and other questions through meditations and journaling exercises on Your Daily Walk with the Great Minds: Wisdom and Enlightenment of the Past and Present.

©2006 Richard Singer (P)2017 Richard Singer

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Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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Sister Maurice of Bronx NY

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For many AA members, Sister Maurice is a favorite AA conference speaker. Funny, exciting, and sharing a powerful message of recovery from alcoholism, Sister Maurice shows us that alcoholism is no respecter of persons; alcoholics come from all walks of life. In this audiobook, she tells wild, alcoholic jackpot stories and delivers them in a hilarious fashion. We are not a glum lot; if newcomers could see no fun in our way of life, they would not be attracted. There is a lot of not-glum fun in this exciting talk.

©2020 Thomas Laperriere (P)2020 Thomas Laperriere

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Eat Sh*t and Die

3 ratings

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In Eat Sh*t and Die, best-selling author and weight-loss guru David Clark takes a deep dive into the epicenter of the food-addition crisis. At times funny, others times starkly serious, David delivers the unvarnished truth about why we overeat in his blunt and fearlessly honest style. He makes the case for how the food and the fitness industries have failed us and how today’s food manufacturers conspire to turn us into addicts by hijacking our minds and decimating our bodies.   But David doesn’t just educate on how we become addicted or placate the listener by offering up a new-age diet plan. Instead, in the Radical Rehab section of this audiobook, he guides the listener through a 10-step ritual designed to reprogram the mind, repair the body, and inspire a complete personal transformation.    In his third audiobook, Clark delivers with a refreshing message that needs to be heard by all people feeling helpless to change their destructive ways. David has both the resume and confidence required to challenge the listener to take personal responsibility while at the same time displaying incredible compassion for those struggling. Having transformed his own life from bloated 320-pound alcoholic to elite athlete, he understands exactly what it takes to change, and he will not stop until you have everything you need to create a new life for yourself so amazing that you’d have to be an idiot to walk away from it.

©2020 David Clark (P)2020 David Clark

Narrator: David Clark
Author: David Clark
Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Happy by Design

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Happy by Design: How to Use Your Five Senses to Trigger Your Happy Anywhere, Anytime is your personal guide to finding your inner happiness through inspiration, humor, and a wild imagination. Why not do what makes you happy every single day?  Emily shows her listeners how to dust off their sense of freedom and pop the top off adventure by simply doing what they love. It’s time to say goodbye to a strict by-the-book life of restraint and double down with Happiness by your own Design.  Through stories, examples, and the high spirits, Emily Wyant takes you off grid to show you how easy it is to use your five senses and personally hit the jack-pot on a daily basis. A little unadulterated self-serving brings high value to the "you are important" mentality. Let’s put an end to the "poor me" and pave the path to a "hell yes" type of day, everyday! Each chapter brings an ah-ha moment that will allow you to gather key points of and put them into practice right away. These simple yet necessary tips found in Happy by Design could be the little piece of sunshine you've been missing.

©2021 Emily Wyant (P)2021 Emily Wyant

Narrator: Emily Wyant
Author: Emily Wyant
Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
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Blackout Girl (With New and Updated Content for the #MeToo Era)

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Sexual assault, addiction, and other traumatic experiences can leave both physical and emotional scars. For Jennifer Storm, these scars serve as a reminder - both of the darkness and suffering she once experienced, and of how far she has come. When she was first assaulted at age 12, Jennifer turned to alcohol to dull the emotional pain. After a string of childhood traumas, she fell into crack use and self-harm. Once Jennifer finally found treatment after surviving the last of multiple suicide attempts, she discovered that it was possible to heal her shame. She could start to recover by uncovering the secrets she had kept hidden for years. Blackout Girl is the heartbreaking, enlightening, and inspiring story of Jennifer's narrow escape from her own self-destructive instincts when all of the odds, and systems, were stacked against her. Since Blackout Girl was first published in 2008, Jennifer has seen the #MeToo and Times Up movements empower countless brave survivors to reveal the truth of their experiences. Yet, our society is only just beginning to truly understand and support victims and recognize the importance of trauma-informed care. Now more relevant than ever, Jennifer's story and professional insights expose the societal failures these victims have endured, and how we can all help each other heal.

©2008, 2020 Hazelden Foundation (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Jennifer Storm
Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Overcoming Addictions

2 ratings

Summary

Society has claimed its victims; dependency upon food, drugs, caffeine, cigarettes, alcohol and sex has taken its toll on many. Deepak Chopra explores the motivation behind these addictions and attempts to teach the listener how to overcome them. Chopra has a charming speaking style full of spirituality and deep commitment to truth. He possesses an inner wisdom and "knowing" that attracts and mesmerizes listeners. His hypnotic performance soothes and relaxes, creating the perfect atmosphere for absorbing spiritual teachings.

©2008 Deepak Chopra (P)2008 Random House Audio

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Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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Sober Body

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A healthy body is an important part of sobriety. Your body takes a beating as a result of addiction to alcohol and drug abuse. But there are simple ways to repair and rebuild your body, mind, and spirit so you can lead a healthy, successful life in recovery. Do you struggle with anxiety or depression? Do you feel flabby and weak? Are you sleeping well every night? Do you feel out of shape and weak? Do you ever wish you were in better physical shape now that you’re sober? Being sober and being healthy are often completely separate things. Addiction can cause serious damage to your body. It’s important for you to find a way to recover your health in sobriety. Based on the author's own experience with addiction, Sober Body offers a simple and easy plan for getting fit and healthy, one day at a time. Sobriety is difficult for anyone. If you’ve been sober 10 days or 10 years, there are unique challenges to face every day. What you eat, how you exercise, and how you treat yourself spiritually and mentally are crucial if you want to live a happy and productive life. Written with many examples from the author’s own life, and offering an easy guide to follow, Sober Body is for anyone seeking to develop a healthy body, mind, and spirit. The Book Includes Topics Covering: Healthy and delicious food suggestions  Simple nutrition guides and tips  Easy exercise routines and ideas  Spiritual development tools Who Can Benefit from This Book: Women in sobriety Men in sobriety Teens in sobriety Young people in sobriety People struggling with depression and addiction  People interested in self-help treatment and solutions  Anyone who has stopped drinking alcohol  Anyone who is recovering from drug addiction and substance abuse  Anyone who has taken the steps to recovery from addiction  Couples that want to work on their health together  Anyone who wants to make lifestyle changes after addiction  Anyone trying to improve their health in sobriety  Anyone in sobriety or trying to get sober A wonderful book for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts seeking to rejuvenate their health. Easy to follow guide for anyone living a sober life who wants to develop a healthy body, mind, and spirit.

©2019 Dirk Foster (P)2020 Dirk Foster

Narrator: J A Reyes
Author: Dirk Foster
Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Calling It Quits with Your Best Friends

Summary

This book is a book that deals with quitting smoking. Not cold turkey, but uses the tapering off method. No weight gain no stress.

©2021 Joyce Reid (P)2021 Joyce Reid

Narrator: William Shanks
Length: 43 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete ACOA Sourcebook

Summary

When they were first released in the 1980s, Janet Woititz's groundbreaking works, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Struggle for Intimacy, and The Self-Sabotage Syndrome, provided a new message of hope to adult children who had grown up in the shadow of alcoholic parents. Their message today is as profound and timeless as it was two decades ago. Now, in this complete collection, listeners will learn again the insight and healing power of Janet Wotitiz's words. The Complete ACOA Sourcebook is a compilation of three of Dr. Woititz's classic books, addressing head-on the symptoms of The Adult Children of Alcoholics syndrome and providing strategies for living a normal life as an adult. Listeners will find help for themselves: at home, in intimate relationships, and on the job. They will discover the reasons for the way they think, believe, and feel about themselves; ACOAs often feel isolated, have difficulty in relationships, in the workplace, and in feeling good about themselves. Noted ACOA expert Dr. Robert Ackerman, author of the best-selling Perfect Daughters and Silent Sons, provides a foreword and explains why Janet Woititz's message will continue to help millions of listeners for generations to come.

©2002 Janet G. Woititz (P)2020 Tantor

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Marriage On The Rocks

1 rating

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Dr. Woititz, in her first, breakthrough book addresses the spouses of alcoholics who feel overwhelmed and desperate in their marriages. Her focus is to show that the boundaries of isolationism and depression that living with an alcoholic brings does not necessarily mean one cannot eventually find piece of mind - whether or not the alcoholic continues drinking. Marriage on the Rocks can show you the coping skills you deserve to have when alcoholism impacts your life.

©1979 Janet G. Woititz (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Barbara Edelman
Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Survive Addiction

Summary

How to Survive Addiction is an empowering and uplifting self help audiobook. It is totally unique and one-of-a-kind as it combines both knowledge and heart. This audiobook offers insight, inspiration, encouragement, and tips on how to successfully cope with addiction of all sorts. This includes drug dependency and a number of behavioral addictions, including but not limited to shopping, working, eating, and gambling. Contents include: Introduction Addiction defined Symptoms of addiction Causes of addiction My own personal struggle with addiction Tips on how to cope Recovery and outcome Inspirational quotes This audiobook is sure to offer you the hope you need, and deserve, to overcome addiction and life a very happy life!

©2019 Stephanie Anne Allen (P)2019 Stephanie Anne Allen

Narrator: Holly Holt
Length: 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcoholic Spouse: Coping with an Alcoholic Husband or Wife

4 ratings

Summary

Learn How to Deal with an Alcoholic Spouse Are you exhausted from trying to control your alcoholic spouse? Does it feel like no matter what you try, your husband or wife won't stop drinking? Are you tired of constantly obsessing over your spouse's alcoholism? Do you want to learn how to find serenity in the midst of the chaos you're dealing with? This plan for dealing with an alcoholic spouse will change your life forever! These are proven methods that have helped tens of thousands of people all over the world learn how to cope with family members and friends who are addicted to alcohol. When you are finished reading this book you will know how to: Set boundaries Not be an enabler Love your alcoholic spouse without conditions Detach from your husband or wife Stop arguing with your spouse Let go of any alcoholic in your life Communicate with the problem drinker Ashley Rosebloom, author of Coping with an Alcoholic Spouse - 31-Day Plan for Dealing with Your Alcoholic Husband or Wife, has been helping people learn to cope with addicts since 1998. She's attended thousands of support group meetings designed to keep alcoholics sober and to teach friends and family members how to cope.

©2014 Jordy Christo (P)2015 Jordy Christo

Narrator: Jordy Christo
Length: 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Exaholics

4 ratings

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Severing a cherished relationship is one of the most painful experiences in life - and cutting those emotional ties to a loved one can feel almost like ending an addiction. Up till now, people recovering from other problems were able to get real help - like AA and rehab - while those struggling in the aftermath of traumatic breaks dealt with platitudes and friends insisting they should "get over it already". But now Exaholics Anonymous treats getting over an ex like kicking a chemical habit.    Written by counselor and therapist Dr. Lisa Bobby, Exaholics offers meaningful support and advice to anyone trapped in the obsessive pain of a broken, or dying, attachment. She helps the brokenhearted heal, showing them, on a deep level, how to develop a conceptual framework for their experience, understand the emotional processes at work inside themselves, find the path to recovery, and free themselves of shame, injured ego, and remorse. In-depth case studies of others' journeys will illuminate the way to future happiness.

©2015 Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby, LMFT, BCC (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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US of AA

2 ratings

Summary

In US of AA, Miller shares the never-before-told story of how in the aftermath of prohibition America's top scientists helped launch a movement that would give rise to a multi-million-dollar treatment industry and a new government agency devoted to alcoholism that has made available millions of dollars for research. Despite the fact that this research showed that alcoholism is a complex disease requiring an array of treatment strategies, among which Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is one of the least effective, money continued to flow to treatment facilities using approaches similar to AA. Five years in the making, his brilliant, in-depth investigative reporting into the history, politics, and science of alcoholism will show how AA became our nation's de facto treatment policy, even as evidence for more effective remedies accumulated.  US of AA is a character-driven, beautifully written exposé, full of secrecy, irony, liquor industry money, the shrillest of scare tactics and, at its center, a grand deception. In the tradition of Crazy by Pete Earley, and David Goldhill's Catastrophic Care, US of AA shines a much-needed spotlight on the addiction treatment industry. It will forever change the way we think about the entire enterprise.

©2019 Joe Miller (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Author: Joe Miller
Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Daily Reflections: A Book of Reflections by A. A. Members for A. A. Members

Summary

This is an audiobook of reflections by AA members for AA members. It was first published in 1990 to fulfill a long-felt need within the Fellowship for a collection of reflections that moves through the calendar year - one day at a time. Each chapter contains a reflection on a quotation from AA. Conference-approved literature, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, As Bill Sees It, and other books.   These reflections were submitted by members of the AA Fellowship who were not professional writers, nor did they speak for AA but only for themselves, from their own experiences in sobriety. Thus, the audiobook offers sharing, day by day, from a broad cross section of members, which focuses on the three legacies of Alcoholics Anonymous: recovery, unity, and service. Daily Reflections has proven to be popular, aiding individuals in their practice of daily meditation and providing inspiration to group discussions, even as it presents an introduction for some to AA literature as a whole.

©2018 BN Publishing (P)2018 BN Publishing

Narrator: Jason McCoy
Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Smoking by the Weekend

Summary

Stop Smoking by the Weekend gives you a complete system for beating smoking once and for all. You'll learn about smoking in today's society and how people view it and you as a smoker. You'll also learn about the well-known health risks as well as some of the little-known health risks. You'll also get access to some pretty heart-wrenching health statistics that affect smokers big time. Also covered is the reason that tobacco is so addictive and what you can do to combat its stronghold on you. We'll go over all of the most popular quitting methods analyzing each so you can make an effective decision on a quitting aid. You'll also learn how to prevent relapse and stay strong even when it may seem impossible. A support system is important and you'll also discover why it's vital to your success to have one in place.

©2016 John Okeniyi (P)2016 John Okeniyi

Narrator: Jim Raposa
Length: 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Drink, Drank, Drunk

Summary

Thirty-eight years ago I wrote "Drink, Drank, Drunk", a series of six articles for the Milwaukee Journal in which I used my personal experience with booze, along with pointing out the stranglehold the beer/booze industry has in formulating our absurd collective relationship with alcohol. Incredibly, a recent review of those articles leads to the inevitable and unfortunate conclusion that with only minor changes for updating statistics, they could have been written yesterday. Never in my many years of practicing personal journalism have I ever experienced the kind of reader response "Drink, Drank, Drunk" generated. Hundreds of letters poured in, from shaky alcoholics, from the grieving mothers of country boys killed in car crashes, from children expressing the heartbreak of abusive or missing parents, from frustrated therapists and counselors, from bartenders and preachers and many others. In the Pulitzer dream world of every journalist, mine was shattered by the Journal not even submitting the series for consideration. But what do I know? Could the industry have been a factor?

©1978 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (P)2017 Paul Stokes

Narrator: Johnny Mack
Author: Bill Stokes
Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Death Wish

Summary

It felt hopeless to me. But it turned out there was freedom available to me that I never knew about. And I never would have believed it unless it had come from someone who had been there. Someone willing to share the dark side with me. I'm not proud of any of this. This is not a tribute to me. It's an attempt to reach someone who is still suffering like I was. Someone who is also not proud right now.

©2016 Steve Chandler (P)2016 Steve Chandler

Narrator: Steve Chandler
Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Escaping the Evil Clown

5 ratings

Summary

Craig Beck is known as the Stop Drinking Expert because he helps people to see the truth about alcohol. The shocking reality that is hidden behind the smoke and mirrors of the marketing and our own self-created social conditioning. His book Alcohol Lied to Me has topped best seller lists for many years and has been translated into several different languages. "Alcohol is the ultimate wolf in sheep's clothing, a deeply insidious and dangerous drug packaged into pretty bottles and marketed as a fun, social pleasantry by the drinks manufacturers. The western world is conditioned from birth to believe that good times and alcohol go hand in hand. In reality consuming this drug is like playing a very dangerous game of Buckaroo, the longer you keep playing the more chance you have the mule will kick and destroy your world." - Craig Beck In this specially extended edition of his Alcohol Illusion series, Craig explains how you are not your addiction. You are not weak willed or broken. Alcoholism affects millions of people regardless of their gender, location, intelligence, or social standing. Craig helps to explain this by describing your addiction to alcohol as though it is an Evil Clown that lives inside your head. Whispering encouragement in your ear as though he is your best friend. However, the smile is only painted on and this clown is actually your worst enemy. Using the techniques in this book you can effectively and easily create separation between the real you and the addicted version of you. This is powerful because the moment you can see how the Evil Clown is pulling your strings is the same moment you slip out of his grasp. All magic loses its power when you discover how the trick is done and the same is true of the alcohol trap. Knowledge is power and this book will help you to easily stop drinking without ineffective willpower, dangerous medication, or expensive rehab. www.StopDrinkingExpert.com

©2017 Craig Beck Media Limited (P)2017 Craig Beck Media Limited

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Lifeskills for Adult Children

2 ratings

Summary

From the author of the New York Times best seller Adult Children of Alcoholics - a wonderful book that affirms and encourages ACoAs by developing your skills for living. Imagine how good you would feel if: You could stand up for yourself without losing your temper You could make a decision without second guessing yourself You didn't have that sense of worthlessness every time someone criticized you You could learn how to establish and defend boundaries In Lifeskills for Adult Children you can learn how to do these things and more. This book is designed specifically for adult children and teaches skills to make your complex adult life easier, while improving your sense of self-worth. Examples are provided to help clarify the lessons and exercises are given to help you practice your new skills.

©1990 Janet G. Woititz and Alan Garner (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Barry Abrams
Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Game Over

Summary

Discover how to beat video game addiction and get your life back! In this ground-breaking, one-of-a-kind book, you will discover the steps and techniques to break video game addiction and have a normal social life. Do you play Xbox or PlayStation all day and all night and lack a social skills? In this book we will provide tips to get out of that bad habit and live the life that you deserve. Game Over was created by an author who has a passion for helping people overcome harmful addictions and live a more meaningful life. If you or someone you know is addicted to video games, pick up this book immediately and watch how it changes your life. Here is a preview of what you'll learn. How to accept the fact that you are addicted to video games without feeling bad about it. How and where to find support How to make a plan to beat video game addiction and how to hold yourself accountable Replacing your addiction with other activities And much, much more! Download your copy today!

©2014 Mike C (P)2016 Mike C

Author: Mike C
Length: 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Summary

Commonly referred to as the “Twelve and Twelve”, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions comprises 24 foundational essays by Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill W. that have helped millions of A.A. members worldwide both to get and stay sober “one day at a time”, and to ensure that their "Fellowship" - Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole - will be there for them tomorrow.  First published by Grapevine in 1952, the 12 essays in the book’s opening expand upon each of A.A.’s landmark Twelve Steps - its program of recovery from alcoholism - with practical applications, helpful examples and personal insights, many of which enlarge upon themes raised in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. The second 12 illuminate the Twelve Traditions and explain how spiritual principles such as anonymity, humility and self-support serve to safeguard the unity of Alcoholics Anonymous and shield it from internal and external challenges.  Whether heard at meetings, referred to while working with a sponsor, or turned to in a quiet moment, The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions can serve as a vital resource for those seeking a deeper understanding of the Steps and Traditions.  Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions has been approved by the General Service Conference.

©1952 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (P)2021 Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Narrator: Anonymous
Author: Anonymous
Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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A House on Stilts

2 ratings

Summary

A House on Stilts tells the story of one woman’s struggle to reclaim wholeness while mothering a son addicted to opioids. Paula Becker’s son, Hunter, was raised in a safe, nurturing home by his writer/historian mom and his physician father. He was a bright, curious child. And yet, addiction found him. More than 2.5 million Americans are addicted to opioids, some half million of these to heroin. For many of them, their drug addiction leads to lives of demoralization, homelessness, and constant peril. For parents, a child’s addiction upends family life, catapulting them onto a path no longer prescribed by Dr. Spock but by Dante’s Inferno. Within this 10-year crucible, Paula is transformed by an excruciating, inescapable truth: the difference between what she can do and what she cannot do.

©2019 Paula Becker (P)2019 Post Hypnotic Press Inc.

Narrator: Paula Becker
Author: Paula Becker
Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcoholism Cure - How to Overcome Alcohol Addiction and Be Sober For Life (Alcoholism, Alcohol Addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcohol Recovery, How to Stop Drinking)

1 rating

Summary

Proven Secrets on How to Overcome Alcohol Addiction and Be Sober for Life! You're about to discover a proven way to overcome alcohol addiction for good and be able to have more self-control and freedom in your life. This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to overcome alcoholism and be free of it for the rest of your life. Additional information on the history of alcohol and alcoholism is also included here. While there are details here that may require basic knowledge of medical means of curing alcoholism, the approach presented here is simpler and easier to understand. This book gives a summary of basic medical, psychological, and social ways of dealing with alcoholism and its consequences. Here is a preview of the table of contents.... A History of Alcohol and Alcohol Addiction Understanding Alcholism Identifying Alcholism Acceptance Ask for Help Committing Yourself to Being Sober Much, much more! Download your copy today!

©2014 Stephen Hall (P)2015 Stephen Hall

Narrator: Amanda Smith
Author: Stephen Hall
Length: 33 mins
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You Can Quit Drinking

Summary

Every attempt to quit drinking had failed, until I finally found something that worked.... It was obvious, really, but it took a long time - and lots of heartache - until the penny finally dropped. There was no silver bullet. Just taking drinks away was never going to work.  But why should you listen to me? I know how it feels to think about booze all day, every day.  I know how it feels to see the look of fear in your loved one’s eyes as they beg you to stop.   I know how it feels to wake up disgusted with yourself for how much you drank the night before. Thankfully, there is a way out. I’ll give you concise, practical advice that you can act on by sharing strategies I used to help me quit...and stay sober. Don’t let the nightmare of addiction consume you any longer. Learn from my mistakes, and start to reclaim your life, now - because, a life free from alcohol is absolutely worth the struggle! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Lily Grace (P)2020 Lily Grace

Author: Lily Grace
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Sam Shoemaker, Father Ed Dowling, and Bill Wilson at 1955 Alcoholics Anonymous Convention

Summary

Listen to Bill Wilson, Father Ed Dowling, Rev Sam Shoemaker in the spiritual meeting at the 1955 St Louis Convention. This is a good recording of the spiritual meeting. A very historically significant Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) recording.

©2004 Thomas Laperriere (P)2020 Thomas Laperriere

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Polluted! My Sober Journey

Summary

Have you ever asked yourself if you drink too much or too often? Millions of people around the world question the amount and frequency of their drinking and the effect it has on their happiness and health. Polluted! My Sober Journey is a first-hand account of one man’s path from the destruction and despair of an alcohol-fueled life to the freedom, joy, and purpose he found in sobriety. For many people, sobriety is a mysterious and scary concept. How do I get sober? What is it like to live sober? Will I ever have fun if I stop drinking? This book will demystify and clarify what it's like for people who are curious about sobriety and want to live free from the guilt, shame, and regret that often accompany alcohol (and drug) abuse. Polluted! My Sober Journey provides many of the answers you might have about living free from alcohol and finding the joy and peace you deserve. With honesty, clarity, and humor, Dirk Foster shares his own journey from an addiction that nearly killed him to a life filled with love, beauty, and success. Polluted! My Sober Journey offers a fresh approach to understanding sobriety that will open your eyes to a new way of living.

©2020 Dirk Foster (P)2020 Dirk Foster

Narrator: J A Reyes
Author: Dirk Foster
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sober Journey

Summary

Sobriety is a difficult challenge for everyone. If you’re new to sobriety or have been sober for years, there are many daily challenges, anxieties, and fears that can threaten long-term recovery. Prayer and meditation are simple, reliable, and time-tested methods that can help you improve your chances of staying sober and living in peace and joy. Based on the principles behind step 11 of Alcoholics Anonymous, The Sober Journey provides simple solutions to finding serenity and success in recovery. Designed with many examples from the author's own experience and offering an easy guide to follow, The Sober Journey is for anyone seeking a healthy and productive life, free from the fears and anxieties that plague the minds of most addicts and alcoholics. In The Sober Journey, you’ll learn: Ways how prayer and meditation has improved the author’s own recovery An understanding of the mind of an alcoholic and addict Steps to find peace and serenity in your life Simple techniques for prayer and spiritual inspiration Easy meditation techniques you can practice immediately Ways to develop conscious awareness of your spiritual life  Ways to find your higher power Habits to help you develop serenity, calm, and peace Here is a list of who can benefit by listening to this audiobook: Women in sobriety  Men in sobriety Teens in sobriety Young people in sobriety People struggling with D=depression People interested in self-help treatment and solutions Anyone who wants to stop drinking alcohol Those who have stopped drinking alcohol People recovering from drug addiction and substance abuse Anyone who practices morning prayer and meditation  A person who has taken or wants to take the steps to recovery from addiction People in relationships and in recovery from addiction Those who want to make lifestyle changes for addiction Anyone trying to improve their health A person who is in sobriety or trying to get sober This is a wonderful audiobook for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts.

©2019 Dirk Foster (P)2020 Dirk Foster

Narrator: J.A. Reyes
Author: Dirk Foster
Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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High, It's Me Addiction

Summary

Are you the spouse of an addict who's trying to salvage your relationship? Do you love your spouse but find that the constant lies, manipulation, and angry outbursts are destroying your life together? Are you trying to find a way to be happy in your life with an addict so that you don't have to leave them? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this audiobook can help you to understand your spouse's addiction and set boundaries so you can still find happiness in your relationship. You'll learn what your spouse deals with internally as they combat their addiction. Understanding their problem will help you navigate the challenges that brings to the life you have together. It will also help you to understand your role in the relationship as a nonaddicted partner.  You'll discover the following: How addiction affects your spouse's brain and body The red flags your spouse is engaging in manipulative behavior to get what they think they need How to set and enforce boundaries to keep your own life safe and sane How to recognize if you've given up your power in the relationship How to regain any power you've given up How to use your divine power to create your perfect life In our judgmental world, many people give up on the addict, but if you're still in love with your addicted spouse, you don't have to give up hope. There are things you can do to salvage your relationship and bring happiness, stability, and growth to your life. This book will take you through the important things you have to know about living with a spouse who's addicted to drugs or alcohol. If you want to take charge of your own story and write a new chapter filled with happiness and hope, there's no better time than right now to get started learning how you can do just that!

©2020 Dhana Raphael Michaels (P)2020 Dhana Raphael Michaels

Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Reference Edition for Addiction Treatment

Summary

This is a comprehensive study of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, with hundreds of questions asked and answered. A rich resource to learn and understand alcoholism and a study of the 12 steps. Can be used for groups, for sponsors, and as a standalone. Chapters include: The Doctor's Opinion, Bill's Story, How It Works, There Is a Solution, More About Alcoholism, We Agnostics, Into Action, Working With Others, and A Vision for You.

©2015 Glenn Langohr (P)2015 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Help! I Think My Loved One Is an Alcoholic

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No. You're not crazy. The person you love is probably an alcoholic. You've been blindsided by lies, deception, denial, a life of chaos, and experienced Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. You've hidden bottles, poured out the alcohol, and begged your loved one not to drink. Don't despair. There is hope. This survival guide will help you understand the nature of the disease of alcoholism, alcoholic behavior, and how you can regain control of your life. In your understanding, you can come to a place of peace and love for yourself and for your alcoholic loved one, and ultimately win the battle of addiction. Whether you are new to addiction and recovery or an Adult Child of an Alcoholic, this book will help you embrace your own recovery and uncover the meaning of sobriety.

©2016 Michelle S. Fondin (P)2016 Michelle S. Fondin

Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
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Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

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Cocaine Addiction and Treatment You will rarely meet an elderly cocaine addict. It’s not a substance you can abuse for very long. If you don’t seek treatment, then the most likely way you will successfully stop using cocaine, is when you overdose and die. If you are using cocaine, or know someone who is, then getting the facts about this highly addictive and deadly drug are the smart first steps to surviving it. In Cocaine Addiction and Treatment has everything you need to know about how the drug affects your body, why trying to quit cold turkey is nearly impossible and the long-term fatal health consequences of using cocaine. How does one get addicted to cocaine anyway? It will surprise you to know the common family history and experiences most cocaine users have in common. Even more shockingly, you will learn why a lot of addicts began using cocaine in the first place and it has nothing to do with partying and having a good time. Cocaine in powder or crack form not only causes physical devastation to your body that can be irreversible, it can lead to far worse psychological damage. Cocaine Addiction and Treatment puts the cold hard facts in front of you so you can truly understand the horror story you are writing for yourself if you are using cocaine. If you make the decision to fight the cocaine demon or you want to help a loved one beat their addiction you must educate yourself on how cocaine affects the brain. Understanding why it is nearly impossible to fight the addiction on your own and why you need medical intervention is critical so that you can save your own life or the life of a love one using it. Finally, you must know your treatment options. Seeking help from a trained drug counselor and doctor will be the difference between successfully kicking the habit and dying. Don’t accept the death sentence cocaine abuse hands down and take the first step towards recovery with this essential guide to understanding cocaine addiction and how to get the help you need to beat it.

©2013 Proxy Publishing (P)2015 Proxy Publishing

Narrator: Neil Reeves
Author: Xavier Zimms
Length: 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Smoking & Alcohol

Summary

If you want to finally be able to quit alcohol for good and develop a healthier lifestyle by utilizing the power of hypnosis, then keep reading... Hynotherapy has been shown to help people with undesirable behaviors such as excessive drinking, smoking, or unhealthy eating change there habits in as little as one session! Why is that? Why can some people stop after one session of hypnotherapy after years of failing to quit?  It's because drinking alcohol excessively, like all habits, is controlled by the unconscious part of the mind. And hypnosis allows us access the REM state in which we are more open to new ideas and suggestions, and once this is reprogrammed, the drinking/smoking urge is simply gone.  Up until now, you have been programmed to believe alcohol has done good for you and that it is a positive habit in your life. Things like relieving stress and effortless socializing have been associated with your drinking.  Hypnosis will reprogram your unconscious to produce these positive intentions you believed alcohol gave you, but in far healthier ways. The majority of alcoholic beverages are consumed through habit or conditioned response to stimuli. By changing that habit and conditioned response, suddenly excessive drinking will be a thing of your past.   Anyway, here's a sliver of what this audiobook can do for you: Help reduce and completely remove your cravings for alcohol Rewire your brain to develop healthy habits to replace your drinking habit  Offer relaxation techniques that can also be used to help you fall asleep, reduce alcohol-related anxiety, and improve confidence  Improve your health and lose weight by giving up alcohol and reducing not only your daily calories but your daily toxin intake And so much more! So, if you want over 10 hours worth of hypnosis to help you live an alcohol-free lifestyle and become the healthiest version of yourself, scroll up and click "buy now".

©2020 Susan Knight (P)2021 Susan Knight

Author: Susan Knight
Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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Tripolar

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An inspiring journey following a boy who suffers trauma at a very young age which shakes his world, beliefs, and faith. This leads him down a dark path into drug addiction and alcoholism, before he surrenders to his disease and accepts his bipolar disorder diagnosis. He finds triathlons and ultra-endurance racing as an empowering outlet that helps transform him and becomes a positive outlet for treating his manic bipolar systems. Using newfound coping techniques, he learns to channel his addictive personality toward positive change and unbelievable accomplishments.

©2019 Timothy Jackson Davis (P)2020 Timothy Jackson Davis

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Adult Children

3 ratings

Summary

It is estimated that as many as 34 million people grew up in alcoholic homes. But what about the rest of us? What about families that had no alcoholism, but did have perfectionism, workaholism, compulsive overeating, intimacy problems, depression, problems in expressing feelings, plus all the other personality traits that can produce a family system much like an alcoholic one? Countless millions of us struggle with these kinds of dysfunctions every day, and until very recently we struggled alone. Pulling together both theory and clinical practice, John and Linda Friel provide a listenable explanation of what happened to us and how we can rectify it. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1988, 2010 John and Linda Friel (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Derek Perkins
Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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The Only Life I Could Save

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There may be no greater challenge for a parent than to watch as your child falls headlong into the disease of addiction. As a best-selling author on books about addiction and recovery, Katherine Ketcham never thought she’d experience this challenge firsthand. The Only Life I Could Save brings listeners Ketcham’s hard-earned wisdom about the impact of addiction on families, the relationship between spirituality and recovery, and “the most important lessons of faith, hope, acceptance, and forgiveness”. Narrated by Audra Cook.

©2018 Katherine Ketcham (P)2018 Sounds True

Narrator: Audra Cook
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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How I Survived: Prostitution

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This is the compelling story of one woman's true accounts of her struggles with one of the world's oldest professions. How she came from a good home with a loving family that soon became a broken home that lead to a life out in the streets at such a young age. She recounts her struggles with street life, predators, and criminal offenses. Take a journey through her eyes and shoes as she tells of each ordeal. Ride the rollercoaster of emotions as you embark on the life of a prostitute.

©2017 Brandi Payne (P)2017 Brandi Payne

Narrator: Hattie Matilda
Author: Brandi Payne
Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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The Stop Drinking Expert

3 ratings

Summary

When I wrote the book Alcohol Lied to Me, I had no idea the impact it would make to problem drinkers around the world. I certainly had no idea it would end up helping hundreds of thousands of people out of the miserable loop of alcoholism. I only wanted to document how I had finally dealt with my problem without any of the usual pain and struggle.  Alcohol Lied to Me is how I escaped the trap of functional alcoholism without any of those embarrassing group meetings, no dangerous medication, expensive rehab, or ineffective willpower. It has been a savior to so many successful, loving, caring, and amazing people whose only flaw is being in a loop with their drinking. It offers a compelling alternative solution to the 12 steps.   No need to label yourself an alcoholic No religion or giving your problem to a higher power  A logical and intelligent approach to problem drinking  It’s proven effective  The only Trustpilot five-star-rated quit-drinking program   This book features all the best advice of Alcohol Lied to Me, and the secrets I share with attendees of Quit Drinking Bootcamp. Plus it features all the great sober living tips I have picked up over a decade of helping problem drinkers around the world.  The truth is, this social pleasantry is a drug and a dangerous one at that. Alcohol kills millions of people every year, and yet we are repeatedly made to feel that if you refuse to join in with the consumption of attractively packaged poison, it's you who has a problem. In the western world, we live in a bubble of unreality around this drug. When you write down the nonsense that we believe about this drug, it looks quite insane.  We toast our "good health" with a liquid proven to cause seven significant forms of cancer. We drink when we feel down, even though alcohol is a depressant. Alcohol is used to help us with insomnia, even though we know it disturbs sleep. Drinkers are suspicious of the people who choose not to drink the poison, not the other way around.   We have got ourselves into a bizarre situation where we are looking at black and insisting it is white. It's is the unpicking of this universal distortion that explains why this approach has been so useful for so many problem drinkers around the world. Listening to this book is a bit like going to see Penn and Teller, the famous illusionists. First they wow you with a spectacular illusion and you can see no other explanation than to call it magic. However, then they come back on the stage and show you how the trick was performed. From this point on, you will never be able to be fooled by that illusion again.  It doesn't matter how long you live; you will never be able to label that routine as "magic" again. Even if you reach the ripe old age of 100 years old, that piece of theatre will fail to fool you again. In this book I show you how the alcohol trick is being performed. I show you why you believe that drinking helps you relax and cope with life. I reveal why you think that alcohol enables you to be more sociable and confident in public. I shine the spotlight of truth on all the nonsense and illusion of this drug. I proudly reveal myself to be the man who forever spoils alcohol for you, for good!  While it is true that you can go through this book, complete my online course, or come to Bootcamp and still go back to drinking after. However, it will not be the same. You will never be able to drink using the old excuses and justification you previously employed to explain your actions. This is the book that changes your view of alcohol, forever!

©2019 Craig Beck (P)2019 Craig Beck

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Dead Set on Living

1 rating

Summary

In his recovery from drugs and alcohol, Chris Grosso has stumbled, staggered, and started all over again. In an effort to understand why he relapses, and why many of us return to the myriad of other self-defeating behaviors despite our better judgment, he went to best-selling authors, spiritual teachers, psychologists, doctors, and more, and asked them why we tend to repeat mistakes in our lives, even when we know these actions will harm us and the ones we love. In Dead Set on Living, Chris shares these intimate conversations and the practices that have taught him to be more loving, compassionate, and forgiving with himself as well as new meditation and healing techniques he learned through his journey. Unabashedly honest and inspiring, Dead Set on Living is essential listening for anyone seeking a path towards triumph over adversity, understanding the human condition, and rebuilding relationships after promises have been broken.

©2018 Chris Grosso (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Roger Wayne
Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol Lied to Me... Again!

3 ratings

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The book Alcohol Lied to Me has helped tens of thousands of people get back in control of their drinking thanks to its unique and simple to follow message. But alcohol is the most devious and deceptive drug on planet earth and occasionally people fall back under its spell. This journey backwards virtually always starts with the same sentence being uttered: "Surely just one drink won't hurt". Just one drink... it seems such an innocuous action that it couldn't possibly cause any substantial drama. In reality it is the same hoping to take just one little step off a cliff. It's only one seemingly insignificant step, but the consequences are rapid, irreversible and severe. Both events start off an unstoppable series of events. In Alcohol Lied to Me... Again, Craig gives you the tools to once again break the cycle of alcohol addiction. You will discover why this relapse can be a good thing and how you use it to ensure you stay sober for the rest of your life. If you have started drinking again... this book will guide you quickly back to a happy and fulfilled life, completely free from the misery of alcohol.

©2003-2014 Craig Beck (P)2014 Craig Beck

Narrator: Craig Beck
Author: Craig Beck
Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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The Wine O'Clock Myth

Summary

"I deserve this." "This is my reward." "I'm allowed to treat myself." Ever uttered these statements to yourself as you opened a bottle of wine at five p.m.? If so, you're not alone. Women around the globe are buying and consuming alcohol at alarming rates never seen before. But is it doing us any favors? Is it really that treat or reward that we deserve? Lotta Dann thinks not. In The Wine O'Clock Myth, Lotta takes an in-depth and eye-opening look at women's drinking habits. Written through the lens of her own story and her work in the field of addiction and recovery, Lotta explores the privileged position alcohol holds in our society, the way the liquor industry targets women and the damaging "Wine Mom" social media culture. She reveals the damage alcohol is causing to women: physically, emotionally, and socially; and the potential reasons why so many women are drinking at harmful levels. And she talks to a number of brave women who share detailed, intimate stories about their personal relationships with alcohol. Stories that are at times brutal and heartbreaking, but also inspiring and heart lifting.  The Wine O'Clock Myth is a powerful, important book that may well change the way you think about alcohol forever.

©2020 Lotta Dann (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Lotta Dann
Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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You've Quit Drinking...

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I’d given up drinking, but was still tortured by the urge to have "just one". Then, I found a way forward. Your problems don’t disappear the moment you give up drinking. You can’t quit alcohol and expect your whole life to fall in to place. You need to figure out what got you into this mess. If you don’t, you’re in danger of ending up right back where you started...or worse. Following on from book one You Can Quit Drinking...and Enjoy a Happy, Alcohol-Free Life!, book two will guide you through those difficult first few months when you’re no longer physically addicted, but your urge to drink is still strong. How do you fill that void without letting booze creep back in? What happens now you can’t drink to forget? How do you socialize or deal with stress? I’ve been in that dark hole and done the thinking for you. Each stage of your recovery has unique challenges, but isn’t a life free from alcohol’s grip worth fighting for? The great news is that once you come out the other side, you get to decide the life you want going forward. ©2020 Lily Grace (P)2020 Lily Grace PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Lily Grace (P)2020 Lily Grace

Author: Lily Grace
Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Smoking

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Listen to this audiobook, and if you follow the steps, you will quit smoking forever! You can forget previous techniques you have tried. Forget those nicotine patches or those programs that make you gradually minimized smoking. No matter how hard cold turkey is, with the steps in this program, you will wash out the nicotine and stop the cravings. You might be shocked what you'll find. This program has been tested and effectively applied to countless individuals, who now feel totally free and safe and secure. In this book you'll find a proven method that will help you to stop smoking for life. The steps defined here will help: Remove triggers that trigger you to crave a cigarette Destroy those nasty cigarettes and abandon the routine of smoking to profit Explain why it is necessary to quit smoking and what's at stake Open your eyes to the threats of the smoking dependency Show you the primary benefits of stopping cigarettes, which includes better sex Give you all the tools and needed steps to end up being entirely smoke-free Supply the knowledge you really need to make it through the first tough period and leave cigarettes in the past and feel healthy again Don't wait! There is a ton of proof that this quit-smoking program has worked for hundreds of thousands of effective people who have appreciated the help. Download this audiobook instantly if you want to quit! Find out right now how to enhance your life, save money on cigarettes, be healthier, and do not hesitate!

©2020 Shelly Gauntlet (P)2020 Shelly Gauntlet

Narrator: Ric Chetter
Length: 1 hr
Available on Audible
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Understanding Codependency

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Do you struggle with valuing yourself? Are you constantly plagued by feelings of guilt, shame, and low self-esteem? Did your childhood involve abuse and trauma, leaving you filled with bitterness, pain, fear, and self-hate? In this book, you will learn all there is to know about codependency, its origins, and how it can damage the lives of individuals and families. You'll learn: What a codependent lifestyle looks like The traits that define codependency The true emotional and physical costs of codependency The lies that codependents are told during childhood How to heal your mind, body, and soul And much more! Most importantly, you will learn how to heal from codependent habits and stop controlling other people. If you have been trapped in a cycle of codependency, now is the time to break free, reclaim your life, and be codependent no more.

©2017 Smart Reads (P)2017 Smart Reads

Narrator: Ann Bumbak
Author: Smart Reads
Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Den digitala drogen

Summary

Vill du spendera mindre tid med din mobil och skapa mer tid att engagera och njuta av ditt verkliga liv? Utgångspunkten för denna bok är inte att skärmtittandet är något dåligt. Det är att vi ska kunna njuta av vår elektronik och använda den utan att förlora våra liv. Denna bok handlar om hur vi kan leva livet fullt ut och låta tekniken vara en frisk del av det i stället för en ohälsosam. Detta är den första boken av sitt slag, med ett förord av den världsledande experten inom området internetberoende, psykologen Kimberly Young. Boken hjälper dig att identifiera det digitala beroendet och förser dig med konkreta verktyg. Boken innehåller en introduktion kring internet- och mobilmissbruk, vetenskapliga studier, och berättar vad som händer med oss när vi överanvänder vår teknologi. Boken är avsedd för en bred publik: föräldrar, socialarbetare, lärare, elever, terapeuter och läkare.

©2015 Hoi Förlag (P)2016 Word Audio Publishing

Narrator: Magnus Schmitz
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Step Four of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous: Guide & History

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The Twelve Steps in Alcoholics Anonymous are a spiritual solution to addiction. By working the Twelve Steps, millions of people have found hope and recovered. This book takes the next step into Step Four: "Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves", and examines what the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous prescribes. There is also a section on the History of The Twelve Steps.

©2016 Glenn Langohr (P)2016 Glenn Langohr

Narrator: Glenn Langohr
Author: Aaron C.
Length: 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Amazing Secrets of Digital Minimalism

Summary

Your digital space is just as important for your well-being as your physical space. So when your computer is filled with junk, your files are all over the place, and your social media presence is a mess, it’s impossible to stay organized and get anything done! With this unique, practical guide, you can learn how to be organized and declutter your digital space for maximum efficiency and peace of mind. This audiobook will teach you amazing organization hacks that will help you manage your devices and get organized so you can simplify your life. From putting your files and folders in order to dealing with cookies, bookmarks, and passwords, this audiobook will train your time management and organization skills for maximum efficiency.

©2018 Artem Zherdochkin (P)2019 Artem Zherdochkin

Length: 47 mins
Available on Audible
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The Mindfulness and Stress Management Workbook for Beginners

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A renewed approach to mindfulness that will grant you inner peace, relaxation, and the joy you deserve. Do you want to know how to feel better every single day and: Get rid of your stress Relieve your anxiety Easily overcome your everyday challenges? This renewed approach to mindfulness has greatly helped many people, allowing them to overcome the fears and addictions they deemed as insurmountable, while achieving a status of wellness and peace within themselves. Here’s a quick definition of mindfulness: Everything around us is a manifestation of God. The beautiful rivers and forests we see, our loved ones, the palms of our hands. Everything ordinary can be potentially holy, everything around us is sacred as it is. But how can we learn to see it? How do we strengthen our relationship with God? Mindfulness is the tool we need to do so. Here’s what you will discover in this audiobook: The 12 Buddhist steps to find peace within yourself Practical tricks at the end of each section to relax with ease A new meaning to the word recovery and how you can attain it The Zen Buddhist teachings to understand the power of things as they are Struggle no more, you are about to find out the best proven methods to practice mindfulness and to begin your journey towards inner peace. What are you waiting for? Buy this audiobooknow.

©2020 Mark Andy Siegel (P)2020 Mark Andy Siegel

Narrator: Fred Smith
Length: 30 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Quit Drinking in 7 Steps

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Are you ready to live your best life yet? If yes, then please listen to this.  Imagine you have a map that takes you step by step and week by week to process the understanding of alcohol and how to quit it in the seven total steps. In this book, you'll find a collection of my 12 years of research and inventions about alcohol. I go into a deep dive into every element of alcohol's effects on your body, soul, and mind. I will explain how to quit alcohol in only seven simple steps - steps that you can master without anyone's help. This method has not been shared in the past, and if you follow the steps carefully, you will quit drinking even if you have tried all the inpatient centers, rehabs, programs, counseling, and all the possible ways in existence.  This book is a discovery of the most up-to-date innovation that brings you freedom, joy, and peace, and the good news is you don't have to wait many years as I did. It takes you through my own life stories, discoveries, experiments, and immeasurable unique way of quitting alcohol forever. The benefits you'll earn are undeniable, so if you are ready, let’s start the new beginning in your life.

©2020 Donald Harvey (P)2020 Donald Harvey

Narrator: Tom Brooks
Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Why Don't They Just Quit?

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New! Revised updated edition. (Contains valuable new insights, resource info and first-person accounts from parents who have struggled and won!) Real-life solutions to help you now! Watching a loved one immersed in an intense battle with alcohol and drug abuse may be the most difficult, complex, and harrowing experience you'll ever have. This book offers a message of hope to families and friends, giving practical solutions so they can help anyone struggling with addiction to begin the road to recovery. You will learn: Why a person doesn't have to hit rock-bottom before getting help When helping is actually hurting Why quitting is not the same as recovering How to deal with a relapse How to receive 50 percent or more off the cost of treatment Why a parent would leave their child due to their addiction Why effective intervention doesn't have to be a surprise attack Answers to over 30 common, and not so common questions. Inspiring first-hand recovery stories from real people!

©2007, 2010 Changing Lives Foundation (P)2012 Changing Lives Foundation

Narrator: J. D. Hart
Author: Joe Herzanek
Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The Gifts of Acceptance

2 ratings

Summary

2018 Silver Medal Non-Fiction Audio Book Winner! - Independent Book Publishers Association 

What would your life be like if you accepted people and things as they are?

Do you wish your parents had been more nurturing and supportive? Are you wondering if you’ll ever find your perfect soul mate and dream boss? Do you wish you had “perfect” children, relatives who never fight, and friends who always agree with you? No one gets to sail through life free of turbulence. What separates people who shake it off, bounce back, and stay positive from the bitter, never satisfied, and defeated? 

Best-selling author and former compulsive controller Daniel A. Miller convincingly attests that the answer is choosing acceptance. In The Gifts of Acceptance: Embracing People and Things as They Are, Danny shares what he’s learned - through extensive research, inspiring true stories, and his own experience with hardships - about the integral relationship between accepting the facts of life and others, with their quirks, flaws, and differences, and enjoying greater satisfaction in life. 

Recognizing the benefits of acceptance isn’t difficult. Yet the reality of accepting an unexpected job loss or financial setbacks, a friend’s betrayal, a child’s struggle with addiction, a serious illness, or even the annoying traits of a loved one can be extremely challenging. To make it easier, The Gifts of Acceptance offers insights, intentions, and strategies for practicing acceptance of parents, a significant other, children, siblings and extended family, coworkers, friends, and foes; of life’s adversities and the limitations of getting older; and, perhaps toughest of all, of yourself. 

You will learn how practicing acceptance helps you: 

Navigate life’s ups and downs more easily

Enjoy greater trust, openness, and intimacy with your loved ones and those closest to you

Lift self-imposed burdens and obligations and experience less stress, frustration, and worry

Reduce the struggle with your children

Strengthen bonds with coworkers and business associates 

Discover new choices and opportunities in the most discouraging situations 

Find the path to secure self-acceptance

The Gifts of Acceptance is a book with the potential to repair relationships, revitalize careers, and make the world a better place. 

Find out how accepting "what is" lets you discover "what might be"! 

©2018 Ebb and Flow Press (P)2018 Ebb and Flow Press

Narrator: Doug McDonald
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Sober and...Broke

Summary

Whether you’re sober 10 days or 10 years most alcoholics, addicts and problem gamblers are often in bad financial shape. Once we get sober, many of us are dazed by the financial devastation of our lives. We’re broke and there doesn't seem to be any way out! One of the most difficult challenges you will face in recovery is establishing a stable and healthy financial life. Even people who have been sober for decades sometimes have serious money management problems that keep them from enjoying life more fully.   The good news is, there are ways to repair and rebuild your financial condition, and you don't need to be a financial wizard to implement them in your own life. In this book, you will learn crucial steps that will help you rebuild and repair your personal finances, including: How to pull yourself out of financial hell How to develop a successful money mindset How money works in society and life How to save more and manage your money How to make more money and increase cash flow How to get out of debt one step at a time How to repair your credit How to invest in your future How to develop a life of financial freedom and joy This book can help any alcoholic, addict or problem gambler who is ready to start their financial recovery today. Easy to read and understand with simple principles to implement in your life right away. Topics covered in this book: How to make more money How to save more money How to manage your money How to manage debt How to repair bad credit How to invest your money How to develop a healthy money mindset How to develop a healthy relationship with money How to find financial peace Who can benefit from this book: Alcoholics and addicts struggling to repair their financial life Gambling addicts in recovery People who are untrained in basic money management People who want to learn basic money management skills People seeking financial freedom People who have accumulated debt People who have recently lost a job People who are looking for a job People who want to work part-time People who want to learn how to invest their money People who want to start a small business Business owners and entrepreneurs Young people who are learning how to handle money People seeking financial peace

©2019 Dirk Foster (P)2020 Dirk Foster

Narrator: J A Reyes
Author: Dirk Foster
Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
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Codependent Relationships

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Do you or someone you know struggle to release their connection with a person that is only causing heartache and pain? If this question relates to you in any way, then continue reading. Codependency is a behavioral condition that can happen in many different relationships where one half enables the other person in their negative habits. This could be under-achieving, being irresponsible, acting immature, and addictions. This creates big problems for both parties involved. But the biggest problem tends to be that the codependent person doesn’t even realize anything is wrong. The codependent gives and gives to the other person until they have nothing left to give. They are causing themselves to be worn down in order to "help" the other person, but the fact is, they aren’t really helping. They are simply allowing the other person to act in a negative manner that they have always behaved. The codependent simply makes excuses in the hopes that the person will change. Change can only happen once the codependent realizes that things need to change, and that’s what this audiobook is here to help with. The information is here to help you realize the problems with codependency and how to overcome them so that you can live a healthy life. You will learn: What codependency really means The history of codependency How it negatively affects everybody involved How to spot a codependent relationship The best way to get out of a codependent relationship And much more Now, I understand that you may have a few objections. You’re probably thinking that this is going to be hard, or you couldn’t possibly remove that relationship. All of these thoughts are valid, and I won’t sugar coat this and say it is going to be as simple as saying, "Bye." It will be hard. And the other person will likely hate it more than you, possibly causing more problems. But this audiobook will teach you how to overcome this. You will be guided step-by-step through the possible problems you could face. It will take time, but you can do this. I know you want to live a full life and fulfill things that you have always dreamed of, and that’s why I’m certain you can work through your codependent relationship.

©2019 Robert Mayer (P)2019 Robert Mayer

Narrator: Tyler McGuire
Author: Robert Mayer
Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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Eat It Later

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Free yourself from donuts, cakes, pies, cookies and other sweets with methods psychologists use to get people off drugs. Drinking too much coffee? Overdosing yourself with 5-hour energy or red bull? Liberate yourself from coffee or energy drinks. Quit chips, fries, and fast food, too! These strategies also work to free you from a dependence on salty fat bombs. 

Release yourself from caffeine the way psychologists free people from cocaine. Put your eating habits in rehab.The psychological strategies in this audiobook, developed by treatment centers to reduce drug cravings, will eliminate or seriously reduce your intake of sugar, salt, and fat. The result? Permanent weight loss without dieting. 

Release yourself from problem foods with the book Kirkus Reviews called, "[A] wellness strategy that changes the way you think about food.”

©2015 Michael Alvear (P)2019 Michael Alvear

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Hooked

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Addiction is a complex problem, with social, psychological, and biological underpinnings. The scope of the problem is at epidemic proportions. Thanks to decades of scientific research, we are better equipped than ever to comprehend the causes, complications, and effective social and medical treatments for addiction. Navigating the physical, medical, emotional, and social aspects of addiction can be overwhelming to patients, families, and even treatment providers. Many publications deal with this topic, however most are thin pamphlets or thick scientific treatises. This short book concisely and clearly answers the questions that students, patients, and their loved ones ask: What is addiction? Why do we care about it? Why do some people get addicted and others do not? What do we do about addiction? This book, created by Arwen Podesta, MD, is medically minded but accessible to all listeners, and will answer these questions and more.

©2016 Arwen Podesta (P)2016 Arwen Podesta

Narrator: Wendi Berman
Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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From Chains to Saved

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From Chains to Saved is a collection of true short stories of spiritual experiences that will have you on the edge of your seat! Warning: Be prepared to have your perspective of the spiritual realm rocked! "Adam has been through and seen things that are out of this world!" "Get this book for the addict in your life who needs hope!" "The stories in this book are absolutely captivating." "Absolutely crazy story!" "I understand more of what addicts go through. The stories in this book kept me entertained from page one until the end." From Chains to Saved is a series of short stories that takes the reader on a journey through the spiritual path from the Columbine High School shooting, to being found dead on camera by the police, to an alley way with angels and demons, to spiritual encounters that saved his life, to photos with politicians where Jesus is in the background! This book is a short read that anyone would find entertainment and inspiration in. Whether you are an addict or family member of an addict needing hope of their recovery, or you are finding yourself going through a hard time and wondering where God is, or if you are looking for an exciting tale of overcoming tough times...From Chains to Saved is for you! Adam Vibe Gunton's mission with releasing this book is to show other addicts in the world that it is possible! This book is being released on his two year clean/sober anniversary, and Adam hopes to inspire addicts to get clean, and for recovered addicts to live a life far beyond their past. Adam Vibe Gunton is the founder of Recovered On Purpose whose mission is to end addiction through raising up leaders in recovered addicts to take their messages around the world so younger generations do not have to suffer the same things we did.

©2019 Recovered On Purpose, LLC (P)2019 Recovered On Purpose, LLC

Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
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Dejar el alcohol [Quit Alcohol]

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Si no tienes control sobre el alcohol, entonces esta será la escucha más importante de toda tu vida....  ¿Sientes a menudo que no puedes decir "no" al alcohol?  ¿Sueles beber demasiado, sólo para arrepentirte en la mañana siguiente?  ¿Te juzgas a ti mismo por beber tanto y por comportarte de una manera que te hace perder tu autoestima?  ¿Conoces a alguien que responda "sí" a una de las preguntas anteriores?  Si es así, este libro es una lectura obligada para usted.  Afrontémoslo. Dejar el alcohol así como así es como golpearse la cabeza contra la pared. Estás aquí, buscando un libro que te ayude porque lo sabes. Desafortunadamente, cuando el alcohol se vuelve demasiado habitual, dejar de fumar parece imposible. Pero aquí está la buena noticia: Si sigues la información de este libro y pones en práctica los conocimientos que contiene, dejarás de beber.  En este importante libro, descubrirás cómo controlar la bebida, dejar de ser miserable ante el alcohol, lograr la sobriedad y recuperar tu vida. Los sentimientos de culpa, decepción y adicción que experimentas no significan que tengas que beber toda tu vida.  Esto es lo que encontrarás en tu interior:  Descubre cuáles son los signos de la adicción al alcohol, y toma medidas al respecto.  Una guía paso a paso para terminar con el alcoholismo.  Exponga por qué es tan difícil dejar de beber, y qué hacer al respecto.  Obtenga los mejores métodos totalmente naturales para dejar de beber.  Consejos para recuperar la confianza en sí mismo y la autoestima.  Y mucho, mucho más....  La triste verdad es que si sigues tu camino, te encontrarás en la cárcel o en el cementerio.  ¡Actuad ahora! Desplácese hacia arriba, haga clic en "Buy", ponga fin a su alcoholismo, y recupere su vida! Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2020 Juan Rodriguez (P)2021 Juan Rodriguez

Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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Why You Drink and How to Stop

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At last, a book that reveals why alcoholics think, feel and behave the way they do. This book looks into the heart and mind of the alcoholic; it explains their thought processes, how they feel and why they behave so self-destructively. Written by an addictions therapist and recovered alcoholic, it answers the question that every alcoholic and their loved ones have always asked, "Why do I/they drink this way?" It then goes on to offer a solution by explaining how alcoholism is a three part disease: a physical addiction, a psychological craving and obsession, and a spiritual illness, all of which have to be dealt with, especially the little understood spiritual component. This book, written in easy to understand language, isn't prescriptive but offers a deep understanding of the vital components that drive an alcoholic - and this in turn illuminates the way out. It is simply a must read for any struggling alcoholic and their loved ones. Live the life you were meant to live. Learn how to manage your feelings to stay away from alcohol. Understand why the alcoholic you love won't stop drinking. A must -listen for anyone who loves someone who drinks too much. Tired and frustrated in trying to help someone who seems to just want to drink their life away? This book will help you understand what they are thinking and feeling and therefore why they drink the way they do. With this information you will clearly be able to see what you can do to love and support your loved one. Recommended by addictions counselors and treatment center managers, this book is a great resource for clients early in recovery.

©2013 Veronica Valli (P)2014 Veronica Valli

Narrator: Veronica Valli
Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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Learn to Value Your Childhood

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This audiobook is based on a lecture series I've been giving since 1981. To date my audience has numbered over 2000 people for each series. The six stages describing this audiobook have been developed along with my lectures. They are based on principles that many of my audience have found extremely effective in recovering from codependency and developing healthy relationships.

©2016 Vince DiPasquale (P)2019 Vince DiPasquale

Narrator: Stefani Nelson
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
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Alcohol Abuse and Addiction: Understanding Alcoholism and Overcoming It

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No one can tell you everything there is to know about alcoholism or the perfect way to break free of this addiction. With this audiobook, I offer a basic overview of the problems presented by alcohol abuse. Some of the underlining reasons that one might find themselves addicted to this substance and treatment options. From drug used to treat the addiction. To natural treatments for this addiction. I will share with you the problems one can expect this addiction to cause, not only the one who suffers from it but friends and family. The dangers to women while pregnant. The effects on finances and your job. The dangers of trying to detox without medical assistance. The drugs that are used during detox and the side effects. Along with all natural solutions to detoxing from alcohol. Alcoholics Anonymous and the twelve step program and other treatment options including those available in the UK. Also life after treatment. Having a plan for living that life day by day and avoiding the things that may tempt you to relapse. The road to a sober life is not an easy one and you may stumble a few times along the way, but it is a road that thousands upon thousands walk each year and with effort and determination you will succeed.

©2019 rodney cannon (P)2019 rodney cannon

Narrator: Rachel Lane
Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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Alcoholic Control

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Ever wondered whether your drinking has become a problem? Maybe you used to have a drink to wind down on a Friday evening, but now you don’t stop until you’ve finished the bottle? Perhaps your weekends are increasingly unproductive because you’re...well, wasted? Get help, before your relationships start to suffer.  Our easy guide will help you to understand how addiction works, find out whether you are addicted to alcohol, and adopt a healthier approach to drinking. You will discover: Traditional and cutting-edge ways to overcome alcohol addiction Pharmacological and natural treatments The role of therapists and other professionals How you can help individuals addicted to alcohol How to deal with those at risk of suicide because of alcohol addiction The role of family and friends How to determine whether you have an addiction Mindfulness techniques to deal with pressure situations How to avoid trigger situations If you are addicted, why your addiction may have developed The range of emotions associated with alcohol addiction How to reduce the dominance of alcohol in your life Why drinking is a habit that can be broken Which organizations really help How to avoid relapses The differences and similarities between alcohol addiction and addiction to narcotics How stress and anxiety respond to alcohol Would you like to find out more? Simply click the "Buy Now" button! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Silvia Pala (P)2020 Silvia Pala

Narrator: Susan Marlowe
Author: Silvia Pala
Length: 3 hrs
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Yoga, Tee, LSD

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Let’s talk about drugs, baby! Dr. Andrea Jungaberle ist anerkannte Expertin für Yoga, Tee, LSD und andere bewusstseinserweiternde Mittel. Fachkundig, persönlich und humorvoll plädiert die Notfallmedizinerin in diesem Audible Original für einen vorurteilsfreien Umgang mit psychoaktiven Stoffen. Zauberpilze gegen Depressionen, Ecstasy für Trauma-Patienten: Neben den bekannten Gefahren bergen psychotrope Substanzen auch großes therapeutisches Potenzial. Die Berliner Ärztin Dr. Andrea Jungaberle forscht seit Jahren intensiv zum Thema Bewusstseinserweiterung - mit und ohne Chemie. Ihr profundes Sachbuch lädt dazu ein, das Tabuthema von einem aufgeklärten Standpunkt aus zu betrachten. Denn wer sich auf psychedelische Erfahrungen einlässt, erlebt seine Innenwelt als wandelbar - und wird so auch aufgeschlossener für die Gedanken- und Lebenswelt anderer Menschen. Eine Horizonterweiterung für alle, die das Tor zum Garten ihres Bewusstseins aufstoßen wollen. In deiner Audible-Bibliothek findest du für dieses Hörerlebnis eine PDF-Datei mit zusätzlichem Material.   >> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2020 Dr. Andrea Jungaberle (P)2020 Audible Studios

Narrator: Susanne Grawe
Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
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How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped for Good

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Everyone knows how bad smoking is for them: about half of all regular cigarette smokers will be killed by their habit, but they just can't seem to give up. If you're really serious about giving up smoking then this is the book that will not only help you to stop, but to stay stopped for good. Gillian Riley's techniques allow you to understand your addiction, take control and break your habit. There is a step-by-step giving up programme that is easy to follow and really works. Even in stressful situations, or when boredom sets in, you'll soon realise that even though the freedom and opportunity to smoke is there you have chosen not to. How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped for Good will even help you to give up smoking without gaining weight. From the new edition of the best-selling programme to stop smoking and stay stopped for good.

©2007 Gillian Riley (P)2007 Bolinda Publishing

Narrator: Jerome Pride
Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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Guided Meditation to Stop Smoking

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This book is extremely short. It is a guided meditation for smoking. It is a mantra of words that are intended to be used over and over. The content of this book is 439 words. Please do not purchase and expect a novel.

©2016 Elise Thornton (P)2016 Elise Thornton

Narrator: G P Barnett
Length: 5 mins
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Not as Prescribed

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The older adult population is growing by leaps and bounds. Dramatic lifestyle changes, along with growing health problems, have led many to turn to alcohol, prescription painkillers, and marijuana to medicate their physical and psychic pain. You may think, "Dad is just enjoying cocktails and retirement" or "Mom still has pain and needs her pills". Maybe so, but consider that an estimated 17 percent of people aged 60-plus struggle with substance misuse and addiction. Older adults are now hospitalized as often for alcohol-related problems as they are for heart attacks. In this book Dr. Haroutunian, physician director at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, provides you with the vital information needed to understand the dynamics of addiction in older adults. You'll learn to: Clearly distinguish between the signs of aging and the signs of addiction, many of which overlap Identify the indications of drug misuse and its progression to addiction Understand the unique treatment needs of older adults This essential guide can help you transform a state of stress and chaos to a place of understanding and compassion.

©2016 Harry Haroutunian (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Bob Souer
Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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Quit Smoking Hypnosis

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Are you addicted to nicotine and desperately want to quit? Have you tried to stop smoking before but keep going back to it? Are you ready to try something amazing that will cure you of your cravings forever? Nicotine is among the most addictive substances known and can be incredibly harmful to our bodies when taken over extended periods of time, leading to a wide range of diseases and medical conditions. Kicking the habit is the Holy Grail for millions of people, and many try and fail every year - such is the power of their addiction. But there is a way to overcome it through targeted hypnosis that is natural and has permanent effects. Inside Quit Smoking Hypnosis, you will find all you need to target your desire to quit, reduce stress and be smoke-free in just 30 days, with information on: How hypnosis works to help you quit Taking the first steps by changing the way you think Tips for reducing anxiety, which often causes us to smoke How insomnia can be cured when you stop smoking Positive affirmations to help you quit How to get a better night’s sleep How to instill a state of calm without resorting to nicotine How quitting smoking will benefit you and your health And more... There is no doubt that smoking is incredibly bad for our physical health, but it can also affect our mental well-being, too. Luckily, this is not something that is always irreversible, and many people who have successfully stopped have talked about how quitting has given them a different outlook on life, enhanced empathy, and increased optimism. If you want to experience that for yourself, reprogram your mind with positive affirmations, regain your physical health and avoid chronic diseases or even premature death, get Quit Smoking Hypnosis and see how it can help you! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Elliott J. Power (P)2020 Elliott J. Power

Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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Evil Inside Us

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Is President Trump's fascism out of control? Why do powerful men masturbate in front of women? When do sexual cravings turn into sexual harassment? Are people just evil or horribly impulsive? People are not evil. But they do exhibit evil behavior. Evil Inside Us: Dangers of No Impulse Control addresses the sheer threat to self and others when you give into everything you want. Indulgence is more than gluttony. Indulgence is instant gratification. You indulge in urges or impulses for personal gain. But the effects can be apocalyptic. It can create monstrous and selfish behaviors that can disrupt jobs, friendships, partner relationships, daily routines, sexual habits and the government. Over-indulgers are addicts, aggressors, bullies, rule-violators and authoritarians, all of whom revel in stampeding on innocent victims. These victims become collateral casualties of callously insensitive indulgers, who dream big but act small, speak loud but say little, and inside are pure narcissists.  This audiobook follows the principles of applied behavior analysis and behavioral systems to survey the three main areas drastically affected by urge-indulgence. The first area explored is why impulsive people are so unhappy and how this corrupts communication in marriages or partner relationships. The second area explored is how impulsiveness fosters anger and completely ruins friendships or parents' relationships with their children. The third area explored is how outwardly good people have evil or selfish impulses. Find out why sex habits spin out of control and lead to public masturbation and gross improprieties. What motivates powerful men in Capital Hill, Hollywood, Silicon Valley and the News Media to harass women? Exposed is the hypocrisy of impulsive people who act morally or politically righteous to hide their own debauchery. The audiobook ends with a spotlight on the travesty of President Donald Trump, the worst example of impulsiveness.

©2018 Douglas H Ruben PhD (P)2018 Douglas H Ruben PhD

Narrator: Doug Cooper
Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
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Break Bad Habits

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Having trouble with that unhealthy habit of yours? Blaming yourself for not being able to break that bad habit? Be it smoking cigarettes, drinking too much alcohol, gambling, watching porn, or procrastinating, these will surely cost you not just a financial problem, but also mental and physical health problems.  When you smoke a cigarette, you risk complications including heart disease, lung cancer, and stroke.  When you watch porn, it affects mostly your psychological state. When you tend to watch porn on a regular basis, you are more likely to suffer from loneliness, depression, and addiction. Your brain produces neurochemicals that are the same chemicals produced when taking illegal drugs. Eventually, you’ll develop a tolerance. That’s why, when you get bored from watching casual porn, you’ll end up searching for more extreme forms of porn such as rape and bestiality because your brain developed a tolerance to watching casual forms of porn. Well, take a deep breath! If you’ve found yourself in these scenarios, don’t worry! In fact, this is good news for you because you’ve realized that you have an unhealthy habit and that you’re willing to fix it. You know, once you’ve overcome your unhealthy and bad habits, you’ll be able to live more healthy and happy because you don’t feel guilty about anything. Even though you find no hope in escaping from your bad habits, this audiobook will help you gradually free yourself from these bad habits! Soon you’ll be able to have more time to do the enjoyable things that you love, such as bonding with family and friends, without having to sacrifice your physical and mental health. So if you want to get started with the life free from bad habits, download this audiobook today and see how your life changes!

©2019 Mindfulness Meditation Hypnotherapy (P)2020 Mindfulness Meditation Hypnotherapy

Narrator: J. C. Lewis
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Quit Smoking

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"Form good habits...be a good person" is the universal motherly advice every one of us can recall when we scratch the realm of our memories. Tiny tots and youngsters are forever bound, protected, and guided by their seniors and elderly in order to help them on to tread the path laid on time tested principles of honesty and good behavior. Yet sometimes unknowingly they take the forbidden route just to prove things for the heck of it. Due to the extreme stress, strain, and stretch of the competitive world, any person today is more susceptible to succumb to pressure and buckle under it. Here's where the need for addiction in any form arises, which provides only temporary solace rather than erasing the real cause. We sometimes latch on to it and slowly get further and further suck into its false whirlpool, leading us to lose our willpower. An addiction simply adheres itself to our self-belief, eroding it gradually by digging into it. We just remain a shadow of our previous selves hereby taking a shortcut to a track that leads us to more acute physical and mental problems. Any addiction can be overcome, any bad patch overridden if only we could endure it by facing it head-on, keeping the following lines from Kipling in mind: If you can fill the unforgiving minute With 60 seconds worth of distance run Yours is the earth and everything that's in it And - which is more - you'll be a man!

©2020 J Steele (P)2020 J Steele

Author: J Steele
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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Bottled

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An unflinching and hilarious memoir about recovery as a mother of young kids, Bottled explains the perils moms face with drinking and chronicles the author's path to recovery, from hitting bottom to the months of early sobriety - a blur of pain and chaos - to her now (in)frequent moments of peace.    Punctuated by potent, laugh-out-loud sarcasm, Bottled offers practical suggestions on how to be a sober, present-in-the-moment mom, one day at a time, and provides much needed levity on an issue too often treated with deadly seriousness.

©2015 Dana Bowman (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Rachel Dulude
Author: Dana Bowman
Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
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Father Joseph Martin

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Father Joseph Martin: His Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Story A very good example of Father Joseph Martin's recovery story  Many memorable quotes like: "I want the best; margarine covers the bread, but it's not butter." The four enemies of recovery; youth, health, wealth, and brains.  "When I drank I didn't handle it; it handled me." Talks about his sponsor Austin Ripley and the value of sponsorship.  He tells many of his funniest jokes. A great talk recorded while Father Martin was at his best.

©2021 Thomas Laperriere (P)2021 Thomas Laperriere

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Drug Addiction: Drug Rehab and Recovery

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In my audiobook, we will look at every aspect of the opioid epidemic from determining if you or a friend or family member has a drug problem. We'll analyze the biochemistry of addiction to the psychological problems that can lead to addiction. Includes an overview of the most popular and dangerous drugs that cost the lives of tens of thousands of people in America each year, the emotional impact upon friends and family, as well as the terrible financial cost. Also, we will explore how to recognize an addict.  No audiobook on this subject would be worth much if the subjects of rehab and recovery were not covered. I walk you through the treatment possibilities, the drugs, and techniques used during treatment and life after rehab. Detox and rehab are just the beginning of a process that will last a lifetime, and anyone who tells you otherwise has never confronted the demon known as addiction or is lying to you.  Dealing with chemical dependency is not going to be easy, and for those of you who try, do not feel bad if you stumble many times along the way and have to try multiple paths before finding one that works for you. The road to recovery is usually one of trial and error, but people do make it. People do come out the other side. 

©2018 Rodney Cannon (P)2019 Rodney Cannon

Narrator: Doug Haynie
Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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Stop Drinking: Stop Drinking, Get Sober and Stay Free from Alcohol Addiction for Life

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How to stop drinking: learn proven methods that work for getting sober. Are you beaten down and ready to stop drinking alcohol on your own? I can show you how to quit drinking and how to stay sober. I overcame an alcohol addiction in 1998 and have never relapsed. Staying sober is easy if you apply the proven methods I teach in this book. You are probably obsessing about drinking all of the time, right? I used to plan my entire day around when and how I was going to drink alcohol. I know exactly how you feel. I really can help you learn how to stop drinking. Tips from the book on how to stop drinking: 1. A simple concept: don't drink and you won't get drunk. 2. Stay away from tempting people, places, and things. Don't spend time in the places where you used to drink. Don't spend your time around the people you used to drink with. Don't go anywhere near the substances you used to drink. 3. The AA program teaches that meeting makers make it. I've found this to be true. The more I hang out with the winners, the better my chances of staying sober. Get connected with an alcoholism recovery support group. 4. If you decide to try drinking again, you are going to go right back into the pits of hell. I saw my mother go in and out of treatment centers, as she thought she could drink again after being sober for extended periods of time. It never worked in her favor. She always ended up back in the hospital or in rehab. She finally stayed sober for 25 years through being involved in AA before she passed away. Get this audiobook now and stop drinking today!

©2013 Jordy Christo (P)2015 Jordy Christo

Narrator: Jordy Christo
Length: 34 mins
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Looks Can Kill

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A leader in sports medicine reveals the prevalence of anabolic steroids and appearance-enhancing drugs for recreational use and explodes the myths and silence around these dangerous drugs of choice for the Instagram era.

From fitspiration vlogs touting "fit" as the new skinny to magazines imploring men to get "shredded" and "massive" in the gym, fitness stars and elevated body-image standards are driving a burgeoning industry meant, ostensibly, to make us all more healthy. But are those images of rippling abs, bulging shoulders, and tiny waists truly inspiring good health? In this book, leading sports doctor (and former champion powerlifter) Riam Shammaa exposes the dirty secret of online fitness culture: rampant steroid and drug use, not only amongst its Instagram stars and wellness gurus but eagerly enjoined by millions seeking to emulate a new beauty ideal (and its myth, of being all-natural).

Never mind the high-profile cases of athletes Marion Jones and Lance Armstrong. Steroids and other pharmaceuticals are being sold and consumed in life-threatening quantities online and through the backrooms of gyms and fitness centres, and the people buying them range from teen girls trying to look good on Instagram to middle-aged men who can't say goodbye to their youthful physiques.

This is a vivid, eye-opening and compassionate journey alongside a young doctor as he discovers an underworld of misinformation and misdirected ambition, drug abuse and lives cut short for the glory of competition, pageantry or the mistaken belief that we need to be fantastically beautiful in order to be fit.

©2020 Riam Shammaa, Patricia Pearson (P)2020 Random House Canada

Narrator: Andrew Shaver
Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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F*ck Drugs

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Are you addicted to using drugs? Has your drug abuse got out of control and is threatening to wreck your life? Do you want to overcome your problem and get your life back? Drug addiction is a serious problem throughout the world, and millions suffer from it every year. The spiral of hopelessness leads to relationship breakdowns, crime, health problems, and a multitude of other issues that can ruin your chances at happiness. But the good news is that drug addiction can be beaten. In this book, F*ck Drugs, you will discover how to face the challenges of drug abuse and how to beat them, with chapters that include: How to tell if you are addicted to drugs Why people get addicted in the first place The long-term effects of drug addiction Tips for overcoming your problem Why understanding it is crucial for you The use of hypnotherapy to combat drug use Positive affirmations to quit drugs for ever Therapeutic activities to take after rehab Helping others who have a drug problem A 30-day drug-free challenge Every drug abuser has a story to tell. Each one lives a life that is unfulfilling and that has been damaged, often beyond repair. The author also experienced the sadness, health, financial worries, and criminal behavior that are associated with drug abuse, and has lived to tell the tale, proving that it can be beaten. By listening to and using the techniques and skills that can be found in F*ck Drugs, you can also overcome your addiction and start to live a happier and more contented live, free from pain and suffering. Download your copy now!

©2020 Elliott J. Power (P)2020 Elliott J. Power

Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Not by Chance

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Your struggling teenager is going to a residential or wilderness treatment program. Their addictions, learning disabilities, or emotional/behavioral issues have brought you to a moment of decision. Heartsick, anxious, and exhausted, questions bounce endlessly around your mind. Will this work? Was this really necessary? Will she ever forgive me? Can we handle him at home when the time comes? Dr. Tim Thayne delivers the answers in his groundbreaking book Not by Chance. As an owner/therapist of wilderness and residential programs, Thayne was frustrated when young people made monumental progress, only to return home where things quickly unraveled. His mission became to vastly improve long-term success by crafting and proving a model to coach parents on their power to lead out through full engagement during treatment and management of the transition home.

©2013 Tim R. Thayne, Ph.D. (P)2017 Tim R. Thayne, Ph.D.

Narrator: Tim Thayne
Author: Tim Thayne
Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Drinking: The Best Ways to Be Healthy, Happy, and Motivated Without Alcohol

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Start feeling good again! Whether you want to cut back on your drinking, stop drinking entirely, or learn how to be happy and healthy again, this audiobook will easily teach you everything you need to know. Plan for your success. Discover practical strategies, techniques, and lifestyle choices that will set you up for maximum success when reducing your alcohol intake for the next 30 days or longer. Whether you've decided you need to take a break from drinking or are wishing you could feel good like you used to, then you've come to the right place. In this audiobook, you will discover a rich treasure trove of resources and a host of practical tips and strategies to help you devise your own customized plan. Tailor your plan to address your specific circumstances and meet your personal needs. Watch your personality flower, without alcohol! Learn how to prepare your body and mind for an alcohol purge. In not too long, you will be astonished at the pleasant surprises your body has in store for you when you stop drinking. You may be amazed to discover that you're still an interesting person, without filtering your personality through the haze of alcohol. Discover exactly what happens when you drink; trace the chemical changes involved in metabolizing alcohol and see how it impacts each organ in your body. If you're wondering how your body has been affected by your alcohol consumption over the years, you may be very shocked at all the bad side effects.   You'll also be introduced to many supportive resources that will help you curtail your alcohol use. This includes non-professional groups, therapists, and clinical programs, along with online resources to keep you fired up and on track.   Be healthy, happy and motivated: Get this audiobook now!

©2017 Susan Hollister (P)2017 Susan Hollister

Narrator: Gail L. Chaffee
Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Kiss Addiction Goodbye

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What if you could kiss addiction good-bye...forever? In 1939, a revolutionary book was released. Alcoholics Anonymous, aka the Big Book, has literally helped millions of people...except for those millions more it has not helped. Kiss Addiction Goodbye is an essential listen for anyone who still suffers from addiction and for everyone else who knows an addict and wants to understand the question "Why?". Mary-Margaret Stratton, Essene minister, certified raw-food nutritionist, instructional designer, and a "veteran" of 12-step philosophy, discusses how you can radically support recovery and help to heal your addictive and compulsive behaviors through holistic, natural nutrition and positive, mindful behavior modification. She shares years of research that allowed her to kiss her own self-defeating behaviors good-bye through a whole-foods diet. She is living proof changing your life can affect your brain chemistry and make you happier and less likely to succumb to future addictive behaviors.

©2017 Mary-Margaret Stratton (P)2018 Mary-Margaret Stratton

Narrator: Reuben Corbett
Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Say Grace

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Living sober in an industry ravaged by addiction... As a child, Steve Palmer never belonged - not in school, not in his troubled home, not with friends. After his father and grandfather passed away, he was sent to a series of rehabs and halfway houses before ending up on the streets. Drugs and alcohol soon became a way of life.  Eventually, he would go on to a career running some of the country’s most celebrated and innovative fine dining establishments. But first, he had to learn how to be sober in an industry awash with alcohol and drugs. Thanks to coworkers who were able to love him when he couldn’t love himself, Steve got sober. He escaped addiction alive. Many in the industry do not. No other industry has higher rates of alcohol and drug abuse. People are losing careers and families. They’re losing their health. They’re losing their lives.  This is the story of one man who found healing and recovery in the industry that enabled his addiction, and he’s on a quest to help others do the same.

©2019 Steve Palmer (P)2019 Steve Palmer

Narrator: P.J. Talbot
Author: Steve Palmer
Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Alcohol Addiction Recovery

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Do you wish you could stop alcoholism right now? Or you simply want to stay sober and feel in control of your life again? Alcohol Addiction Recovery is the right audiobook for you, as we take real life lessons, methods, and case studies and show you how you can stop alcoholism straight away. We show you the psychology behind it and, more importantly, how to solve the problem at its roots. We will provide several proven methods and successful case studies to encourage and motivate you that this is possible, and if others can do it, so can you! Moderation tips are also given to help you cope and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Here is a preview of what you'll learn.... The psychology behind alcoholism so you won’t feel out of control again Scientific factors that helps you understand in depth to feel in control A complete guide even for intermediate and advanced knitting so you will improve A 12 step process to end alcoholism so you feel healthier & happier in life Successful case studies so you feel empowered and motivated to do so as well And much, much more! This book has been written to empower you to get started on walking down the sober path and to feel happy and in control again. Gain control of your life again & start to see your life change as your relationships, work, money, all improve and get better as well. Simply download your copy above now to get started!

©2017 Johnathan Newman (P)2018 Johnathan Newman

Narrator: Adam Brooks
Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Audio Nuggets

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The following audio program will define video game addiction, list various signs to recognize and the problems associated with the disorder, while offering solutions for overcoming the ill effects. Rick Sheridan, a professor of Mass Media Communications at Wilberforce University in Ohio. Dr. Sheridan has also taught at California State University-Sacramento and Butte College. He has a master's degree in Media Arts, and has received awards for both his teaching and his Web design. Alfred C. Martino is the author of three highly-acclaimed novels, Perfected by Girls, Over The End Line, and Pinned. Mr. Martino was born and raised in Short Hills, NJ, and graduated from Millburn High School. He is a graduate of Duke University and The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He currently lives in Jersey City.

©2020 Dr. Rick Sheridan/Alfred C. Martino (P)2020 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

Available on Audible
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How to Give up Drinking and Be a Part of the World Again

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Own it, hate it, beat it.  If you are a 30-something to 40-something woman read this. That next drink represents a great big Full Stop on the rest of your day, evening, life, and dreams. The longing for a drink may not disappear, but you can reeducate yourself to want something better, something more from your life than just a bad head, de-energised body, and self-loathing.  Will yourself to fulfill your aspirations and put your fickle ego out to dry. Become the bright shining version of yourself you want to be and are. Wake up every day with a sense of accomplishment and purpose instead of a hangover!

©2017, 2018 Francesca Hepton (P)2018 Francesca Hepton

Narrator: Stacey Patrone
Length: 2 hrs
Available on Audible
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Comfortably Insane

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In 2019, nearly 88,000 people died from alcohol related causes and many today still suffer from this great epidemic. Mothers, fathers, children, employers, and employees of alcoholics are victims of this grave disease. And although they suffer gravely, I am here to say that no one suffers more than the alcoholic themselves. I realize that to some this is hard to understand, but if you are an addict yourself you know exactly what I mean. My book Comfortably Insane, provides 42 valuable lessons that I learned. This is my own story of alcoholism. I drank myself out of military school. I drank myself out of relationships. I drank myself into insanity. Each time falling deeper and deeper into a mental abyss and skewed perspective: I always believed it was not my fault, and that I was not powerless against alcohol. I was, in control! I gave sanity a shot. I really did. For eight years I played the part of the perfect husband, perfect worker, and perfect churchgoer. But it just didn't seem normal. Sanity didn't suit me. So, I fell back into the comfortable arms of insanity and stayed there for 10 years drinking my life away. It wasn't until I hit rock bottom that I saw the insanity for what it was - a - hiding place. It took me 10 more years to come out of that hiding place and into the light. Comfortably Insane is more than just overcoming addiction. It is about recognizing your flaws, taking ownership of them, recognizing that change is within you, and making the daily choice to do better and be better. My book provides 42 lessons learned to help you on your journey out of the hell of alcoholism.

©2019 Neal Linares (P)2020 Neal Linares

Narrator: Neal Linares
Author: Neal Linares
Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Freedom from Addiction

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If you've ever wished you could just stop… drinking eating smoking gambling shopping For anyone struggling to break the cycle of addiction comes the groundbreaking approach from The Chopra Center, the world-renowned facility that has successfully helped thousands of people change their lives for the better. Chopra Center cofounder and medical director David Simon, M.D., and best-selling author and personal-growth expert Deepak Chopra outline their revolutionary approach - one that defies outmoded beliefs about recovery, particularly that people 'are' their addictions or that they are powerless to control them. By integrating the best of Western research with Eastern traditions, Simon and Chopra give anyone the tools to uncover the true cause of their addiction and provide comprehensive steps to end it for good. Listeners will discover how to: Recognize the purpose their habit serves and how to fill the void- Identify triggers and avoid relapse Deal with disappointments, insecurities, or anger in ways that provide lasting relief, not a temporary high Use meditation to counter stress Choose foods and supplements that will detoxify the body and curb cravings By following the path thousands have used to turn their lives around, now anyone can have access to the renowned Chopra Center's program to achieve lasting freedom from addiction.

©2007 David Simon and Deepak Chopra (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Alfred Gingold
Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible