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How it Works

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March 29, 2013
How it Works

Indian Bob and his guest Scott go into detail about How it Works. How it Works is read in just about every 12 step meeting around the world, well when your new you might be thinking ok so you read How it Works but exactly what does it mean? Most of the time we...
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Relapse Triggers

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March 28, 2013
Relapse Triggers

Indian Bob talks about Relapse Triggers. There are mainly two types of triggers, external and internal and they come in many forms. External triggers are usually the things we are taught to avoid such as people, places and things and internal triggers come from within us through our own thoughts. We talk about both...
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Eating Disorders

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March 27, 2013
Eating Disorders

Indian Bob and his guest Ellen discuss eating disorders. Eating disorders and eating addictions are a debilitating mental health problem. Ellen talks about her own personal struggle with eating and how her perception of who she was and what she looked like had her bound in the emotional trauma of her eating disorder. Ellen...
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Armor Down

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March 26, 2013
Armor Down

Indian Bob and his guest Ben King from Armor Down a program designed for veterans suffering from PTSD and Addictions. Ben served in the Iraq war as a Psychological Operations Sergeant in the U.S. Army.  During that time, he was chief of a three-man Tactical PSYOPS Team. Recently, after the publication of numerous studies...
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God at Work

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March 25, 2013
God at Work

Indian Bob and his guests Dr. B and Dan bring the history of 12 step recovery and its Biblical introduction from the Oxford Group. In the early days before The Big Book was written the Bible was the main source of Spiritual Guidance for the first members. Hear the Bible’s connection to 12 step...
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Justification & Rationalization

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March 19, 2013
Justification & Rationalization

Indian Bob and his Guest Brenda have a funny and yet serious conversation about justification and rationalization. Listen in as we talk about our own continuing reasons to justify and rationalize our thinking and behaviours even in 12 step recovery. Active addiction and alcoholism abound with reasons to justify and rationalize our drinking and...
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Hindsight is 20 20

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March 15, 2013
Hindsight is 20 20

Indian Bob and his guest Scott resume the 12 step radio show on how our past becomes our greatest asset. How exactly does it happen and when? When we are in active addiction or alcoholism it has yet to become our past. The moment when we surrender to the disease of addiction and alcoholism and...
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Our Past as an Asset

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March 14, 2013
Our Past as an Asset

Indian Bob and his guest Scott talk about how our past becomes our greatest asset. Knowing what our history is in active addiction and the consequences suffered, the people harmed and the wrongs committed how can we possibly believe that our past can be useful to us or anyone else. Working through the 12...
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Pass It On Too!

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March 11, 2013
Pass It On Too!

Indian Bob brings his guest Gary back and is joined by Richard his partner. Gary who plays Bill W. and Richard who plays Dr. Bob in the play Pass It On bring the history of Alcoholics Anonymous to us all live and in person! From Bill W. getting sober to the miracle meeting that...
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Nicotine an Addiction?

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March 7, 2013
Nicotine an Addiction?

Indian Bob and his guest Jon B. discuss smoking and whether it is an Addiction. Jon makes an effort to quit smoking and does for sixty some odd days. Jon shares with us his Experience with quitting and ultimately going back to smoking. Jon describes the moment he picks up that cigarette after stopping...
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