The After Gambling Podcast

The After Gambling Podcast

The After Gambling Podcast is a show dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of problem gambling. As a former compulsive gambler, I experienced the shame and isolation of my addiction on a daily basis. I didn't feel like anyone could understand my problem and that it was up to me to use my willpower to quit gambling. Now, I want to reach out and help others overcome their gambling addiction.


February 3, 2023 26 min

The more we seem to discuss mental health and addiction issues, the higher the numbers seem to go. 

And I don't think this is a coincidence!

For the past 10+ years, I've been studying our current messaging and listening to the stories of those impacted to try to figure out where we are going wrong. Most notably, I've been trying to figure it all out to make sense in my own life.

In this episode, I take the first attempt at highligh...

Mark as Played

John Gall had a brilliant take on how to build systems.

"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be patched up to make it work. You have to start over with a working simple system."

In this episode, I discuss how I'm creating my simple systems and how you can do the same.

Mark as Played
January 20, 2023 16 min

In this episode, I cover the five benefits I see in my daily life when I keep my spaces and tech neat and orderly.

Mark as Played
December 30, 2022 22 min

Winding down 2022 with a reflection that can help us all in 2023.

Mark as Played

When gambling, I blocked out any input that didn't align with the "truth" I wanted to believe. After gambling, I have come to see great value in skepticism and the pursuit of truth and share thoughts on the topic in this episode.

Mark as Played
November 26, 2022 6 min

Sometimes we miss our goals. Then what?

Mark as Played
November 18, 2022 16 min

In this episode, we look into sunk cost bias and loss aversion to better understand what truly drove and eventually ended my gambling.

Mark as Played
November 11, 2022 15 min

In this episode, I discuss a few ideas that were triggered by listening to Atomic Habits by James Clear. I also give an update on my progress as I tackle my procrastination and look to continue becoming the best version of myself.

In the open, I mention the great work Christina is doing with The Broke Girl Society. You can check out the podcast here.

Mark as Played
November 5, 2022 30 min

In this episode, I respond to posts from r/problemgambling.

Mark as Played
October 28, 2022 19 min

When we are no longer gambling, we are blessed with this incredible amount of "new" time. In this episode, I share a few thoughts on how we can best use this time to improve our lives.

Mark as Played
October 25, 2022 26 min

After more than a year away...the podcast continues on.

Mark as Played

In the last episode, I highlighted some things about shame and stigma that I found interesting. In this episode (part II), I discuss why exploring this topic is so important.

Mark as Played

We often discuss the importance of language and the role of shame and stigma in addiction. However, it came to me today that this discussion is likely much more complex than we've considered in the past.

In this episode, I share what I think is a very different view on shame and stigma.

Mark as Played
October 8, 2021 7 min

I get asked this question all the time, so I decided to do an episode on it. It's also something I need to be reminded to get back to myself.

Mark as Played
October 1, 2021 23 min

While it's been over 11 years since I ran off the riverboat, there are still things in my life I need to address. In this episode, I share the unique framework I'll be using to go to war with my negative behaviors and actions.

365 Lovely Thoughts for Each Day of the Year

Mark as Played

Over the past three years, I've been on a bit of a journey with my health and fitness. I've seen just how impactful diet and exercise can be on my mental and physical well-being. In this episode, I share the things that work (and haven't worked) for me.

Mark as Played

For the past several years, I’ve become concerned that the way we discuss mental health and mental health disorders might be preventing successful outcomes. In this episode, I share why I believe this and what I think we can do to correct the issue.

Mark as Played

For the past several years, I've become concerned that the way we discuss mental health and mental health disorders might be preventing successful outcomes. In this episode, I share why I believe this and what I think we can do to correct the issue.

Mark as Played

Recovery can no doubt be challenging. However, the mindset we bring into a difficult task can influence our outcomes. In this episode, I share my thoughts on making recovery a bit more fun and enjoyable.

Mark as Played

In this episode, I share insight into how/why advertising works to influence us and how a simple change of mindset renders them useless.

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.


    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

    On Purpose with Jay Shetty

    My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


    © 2023 iHeartMedia, Inc.