In the midst of our recovery, life can get busy. While it’s important to maintain routine and structure, it’s also important to continue to learn, relate to others, and to continue to connect. Another resource and growing community in the sober world are recovery podcasts. Whether you’re traveling, at the gym, or driving home from work, these radio-style conversations can bring us inspiration in some of the most unconventional times. With connection comes hope, and these six podcasts are all providing just that.
Tailored in each of their unique ways, these podcasts are all delivering messages by providing invaluable content, lessons from those that faced addiction, gotten sober and are sharing how they got there.
Here are 6 of the best podcasts we’ve found that are worth checking out.
Sober Nation FM
Jonathan Sylvester hosts Sober Nation FM recovery podcast with deep conversations, heartfelt lessons, and shared experience. As an addict turned nutrition and recovery coach now turned podcast host, Jonathan interviews people from actors, to yoga instructors, to sports figures to everyday people. Today, the Sober Nation recovery podcast has over one million downloads. The series is now approaching 150 episodes and each new each new episode drops every Monday. There’s no doubt you’ll be left feeling inspired with each guests piece of advice for the “Sober Nation.”
Recommended Episode: Finding Financial Recovery with Brandon Turner – Episode 118
SHAIR Recovery Podcasts
Short for “Sharing Helps All in Recovery,” each week Omar Pinto, Life and Recovery coach has emotional and inspiring conversations with educators, authors, and people who have taken different paths to get to sobriety. These heartfelt and often emotional success stories are released every Tuesday.
Recommended Episode: I Got Sober Then I Got Cancer with Kate Coatsworth – Episode 247
Together, Veronica Valli and Chip Somers have been sober for almost 50 years. As experts in the field Veronica, a recovery coach and author, and Chip, a Psychotherapist share endless stories, experiences, and helpful advice about living in sobriety. With nearly 100 episodes under their belt, these two take on subjects ranging to relationships in recovery, to raising kids, to being in a world where everyone seems to drink.
Recommended Episode: Episode 70 – Resilience
Paul Churchill, author and speaker, hosts Recovery Elevator. A recovery podcast stitched with hope and courage, the purpose of Recovery Elevator is to help others come to the realization that they may have a problem with alcohol, give them courage to put down the drink and understand that they’re not alone. Sticking to the basics, Paul brings practical tools to use in recovery to everyday life. This is one of the top recovery podcasts on the internet.
Recommended Episode: Contempt Prior to Investigation
The Sober Guy
Shane Remer battled a 17 year alcohol and drug addiction and ultimately ended up in drug treatment in 2013. As a way to provide hope and connection to others, Shane started a podcast in 2014 to talk about his own story and allow others to share theirs. Today, TSG recovery podcast is one of the top recovery podcasts on the internet. Each week Shane gives insight, meditations and reflections on sobriety and recovery and notes that he’s here to make recovery a little bit easier!