Rebellion Dogs Radio

Rebellion Dogs Radio

A contemporary look at addiction, recovery and mental health - less dogma, more bite. The author of Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life shares interviews with writers, artists, film-makers, treatment professionals and shares the latest research.

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November 14, 2021 63 min

Alcoholics Anonymous prepares for the 2021 April General Service Conference. The program—at the time of writing—is now circulated, and Literature has a few items including a modification to Big Book text. There is a video accessible to members of groups (and anyone) who knows a General Service Representative. Our fellowship, right now, is looking at the book’s relatability and literacy as it relates to today’s newcomer. If you want...

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Beth Aich has a bridge-building, gateway widening new book. We're Not All Egomaniacs: Adopting the Twelve Steps for Alcoholics with Low Self-Esteem busts the one-size-fits-all AA approach that assumes everyone in AA fits the narcissistic personality. Au contraire ; based on her personal experience an others first, people pleasing, never good enough, codependent just can't relate. Beth doesn't complain about Bill Wilson&...

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Rebellion Dogs Radio # 63 features Dr. Allen Berger. Here is one of many gems from 12 Essential Insights for Emotional Sobriety: Getting Your Recovery Unstuck:  

 “In our lives, emotional stability is achieved by becoming aware of our toxic beliefs and unenforceable rules, the idea that makes our emotional balance dependent on external conditions. We start to see how these ideas and rules emerge in our relationships with others (‘If...

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Joe Nowinski is back in Rebellion Dogs Radio sights as we think his new book satisfies a previously unmet need. Recovery After Rehab: A Guide for the Newly Sober and their Loved Ones is like the owners manual to your new sober life. "So, I'm finished my stint in rehab; what do I do now? What do I do first?" 

For all the $$$ you spent and/or your health provider spent on your in (or out) patient care to treat alcohol  use...

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What will history record as the biggest game-changer in Peer 2 Peer support for people with alcohol and other substance use disorders? Was it a Big Book, or something bigger?

Is the breakthrough in connecting the still suffering with effective mutual support be defined by history as this era - the normalizing of online recovery meetings? What did the book Alcoholics Anonymous aim to do? Ostensibly the aim was to bring comfort to th...

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Rebellion Dogs Radio, Episode 60 features author/activist Deirdre Sinnott. July 6, 2021 marks the launch of The Third Mrs. Galway and we’re talking about writing, recovery and the adventures of Upstate New York’s underground railroad, closing in on 200 years ago. 

“Antislavery agitation is rocking Utica in 1835 when a young bride discovers an enslaved family hiding in her shed, setting in motion the exhumation of long-buried family ...

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In 2011, Rebellion Dogs Publishing was tasked by TheFix.com to talk to  Pulitzer-nominated,  New York Times bestselling author Marya Hornbacher about her new book, Waiting: A Nonbeliever's Higher Power. Ten years later there is just so much more to talk about, ponder  and laugh about.

Joe C and Marya Hornbacher, along with Dr. Allan Berger and Freethinkers Living Sober AZ host, John R, completed a five-part Zoom series on Emoti...

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Visit https://RebellionDogsPublishing.com for complete show note + links. Time for the tast of a new generation; the Peer2Peer world turns over the reins of stewardship to Generation Y - thank for your service Baby Boomer, it's the Millennial Era now.

This is Episode, Rebellion Dogs Radio # 58, we do an annul collection of what’s new, with AA’s second all-Zoom General Service Conference (USA/Canada), AA World Services, AA Gr...

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I can never refuse a Higher Palooza!

While there's so much to dislike about a global pandemic, the Zoom-effect on AA, AA's subcultures and the greater peer2peer community as a whole, will likely mark this turning point in our history - for those who survive the pandemic - as ground breaking in the way connection can be maintained online while we're locked down at home. 

One of the hand-down, no argument Five-Star bonuses ...

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