Red Roof Recovery VLOG
Tanya & Lance offer thoughtful conversations about a variety of science-based approaches to build a life beyond addiction… a life that you don’t need to escape from!
TRAUMA – A Driver for Addictions?
Tanya & Lance discuss how trauma can be a common denominator among those who are challenged with addictions. Alcohol and drugs (any substance/activity addiction) are the symptoms. What causes addiction?
Unconditional Acceptance is Seldom Easy!
It's still a daily 'to do' for me to reach a state of acceptability when it comes to the Unconditional Acceptance of myself, others. and life. We'll uncover some strategies that continue to help me ACCEPT life, myself, and others - without...
The Book of Excuses in Recovery
The Stages of Change was introduced to me when I became a facilitator with SMART (self management and recovery training). It was definitely a tool that helped me to recognize my pattern of "relapsing" into my addictions, and helped me stop...
The Dreaded ‘D’ Word
Episode 30: Lance and Tanya talk about the dreaded D words of recovery and life.
Models of Recovery – Do They Work?
Episode 29: In the world of addiction recovery, there are "models" of recovery like the 12-step programs of AA (alcoholic's anonymous) and NA (narcotics anonymous), and more evidence-based models of recovery like SMART (self management and...
It Helps to Learn the 3 C’s of Recovery
Episode 28: How do you talk to yourself? You spend more time talking to yourself, inside our own head, than you talk to anyone - so it's worth the effort to make it a nice place to be! Self talk is powerful. That inner dialogue can often...
Maintain Motivation with Your Inner Pharmacy
How do you maintain motivation to abstain from addictions? It's a question that comes up a lot in recovery meetings. Lance and Tanya talk about the definition of motivation, the dopamine deficit that makes people biologically vulnerable to addictions, and how you can...
Red Roof Recovery vlog – Episode 26
The concept of unconditional acceptance can often take a long time to accept! On this episode, Lance and Tanya talk about the challenge of accepting 'acceptance' when it comes to recovering from substance and behavioural addictions. https://youtu.be/lbtJR7YIfh8
Episode 15 – Red Roof Recovery show
REBT therapist Dr. Windy Dryden makes a rare 'podcast' appearance to discuss how and why rational emotive behaviour therapy can be an effective treatment to manage mental health disorders like addiction. Connect with Windy at...