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The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Episode #55: Mukunda Chandra das on using yogic techniques to overcome addiction

Welcome to Episode # 55 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast and my guest Mukunda Chandra das. Michael Kohan or Mukunda Chandra das (affectionately known as Mukunda) is dedicated to helping his clients and students find balance in all aspects of their lives—emotional, spiritual, mental and physical. … [Read More...]

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The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Episode #54: Julian Kirkman-Page

Welcome to Episode # 54 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast and my guest Julian Kirkman-Page. In 2012 and after 40 years of being a heavy drinker Julian quit … [Read More...]

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Episode #53: Joe Hoare Using Laughter to Change Your Life

Welcome to Episode # 53 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast and my guest Joe Hoare. I asked Joe to come on the show because I think the world needs to lighten … [Read More...]

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Episode #52: Kim Sandhu on his addiction, mental illness and recovery

Welcome to Episode # 52 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast. In this week’s episode I talk to Kim Sandhu. Kim has kindly come on the show to talk about a life … [Read More...]

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This Naked Mind by Annie Grace, A Book Review

This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol: Find Freedom, Rediscover Happiness & Change Your Life: Volume 1 Click here to purchase Annie's audio program. … [Read More...]

Finding Ultra by Rich Roll, a Book Review

Rich Roll was a fat, middle-aged, overweight, alcoholic. Then he wasn't. He was a lean, middle-aged, endurance athlete who didn't drink alcohol. He is an … [Read More...]

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