By Shar Jones
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Do you love someone who battles addiction? Trying to “survive” without the support of people who understand what you’re going through can often lead to deep feelings of shame and prolonged suffering for you and the addict. This podcast shines a light on these issues to help shift focus away from the darkness and on to a life of hope. Mothers of addicts and all family members are under immense pressure and stress, day in and day out. This can lead to incredible challenges both at work and at home. Interviews with mothers of addicts, family members, and experts who work in addiction recovery along with personal reflections and insight help shred the shame and highlight strategies that work to alleviate and eliminate common stumbling blocks for families deeply impacted by substance abuse.
||CleanS2E2: That Familiar Place||Tonight, I’m recording this episode from an old familiar place. I recently learned that my daughter, who had been doing so well. Left rehab after 15 months. She just walked away from it. All the hard work. The relationships that she’d built. Right..||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E1: Dealing with Traditions and Old Memories||Hey everyone, welcome to Beyond Hope Radio! I am so happy to be talking to you today and I just want to wish you a happy, happy new year. Some of you reached out to me over the last couple of months and I just want to thank you so much for thinking of..||1/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp025: Shar Jones - Still Learning How to Let Go||Hi everyone, it has been a little while since I've recorded an episode but I have been thinking about you and I want to thank everyone for the encouragement and support. I was reminded why I started this journey and who I am here for...maybe that's...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp024: James Hamilton Healy - The Recovery Struggle Is Real, And Worth It||Hi everyone, it has been a little while since I've recorded an episode but this will be worth the wait. I'm sharing with you an interview that I did with James Healy. I am lucky to call him a friend, but also we work together. He produces my...||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp023: Shar Jones - Reflections from Long Beach, Washington||Welcome to this show. I am here in Long Beach, Washington, which is about three hours from my home and I came here for a couple of nights over the memorial day weekend, just kind of packed up my dog and he and I hit the road and we've been staying...||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp022: Shar Jones - Yes, You Can Reclaim Life and Joy||Listen to this episode as I reveal a Special Announcement! Yes, I have been absent for a bit as I have been doing some processing lately. I had to take a step back and finally make a big decision. I felt like I was up against a bit of a wall, a...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp021: Laura Worley - Tapping and Transformational Intensive, Free Yourself||I am joined by Laura Worley, who is a Transformational and Educational Coach. Laura has helped hundreds of people overcome their past and begin to live the life of their dreams. It is her core belief that we can overcome anything. When we change...||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp020: Jeff Dougherty - Saving Lives on the Ground||I am joined by Jeff who shares his journey from addict to working with drug abusers on the streets, letting them know that there is hope. Jeff's story begins in his early teens when, having been raised by missionary parents in a poor family...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp019: Shar Jones & Chad Stephens - Understanding Addiction: Am I Enabling? (Part 2 of 2)||SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Listen for more information! This episode is part of a mini-series with Chad, a deep dive into some of the core questions and challenges surrounding addiction in some families. During this episode, we continue the...||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp018: Shar Jones & Chad Stephens - Understanding Addiction: Am I Enabling? (Part 1 of 2)||This is the first episode of a 6 part mini-series with Chad, a deep dive into some of the core questions and challenges surrounding addiction in some families. Be sure to tune into Part 2 for an exciting announcement you won’t want to miss!! So,...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp017: Stephanie Myer - Choose to Grow Your Beautiful, Internal Garden||Stephanie Myer, as The Martyr Coach, helps people reclaim their identity and higher purpose so they can stop the self-imposed suffering and start their truth-telling journey. In her work, she partners with clients to come up with the specific...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp016: Jeff Nash - Habilitat [SPECIAL: Recovery Spotlight]||A special edition, this episode spotlights a recovery program which treats the whole person, not just a drug problem. Habilitat's very unique, long-term model remains adaptable to the individual circumstances while creating a small, therapeutic...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp015: Shar Jones - End of the Year "Thank-You!" Mix||Happy New Year! We made it to 2018 and I am so excited about this year. A lot of growing pains and lessons that needed to be learned. And of course that's going to continue but I feel like I have made some genuine progress. And I'm excited about...||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp014: Chad Stephens - Understanding Addiction: Keep It Simple||This highly engaging interview with Chad Stephens goes deep into his vocational mission, which is to "help as many people as he can, as quickly as he can" and to "simplify the solution to addiction." Along with simplifying the approach to substance...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp013: Valerie Silveira - Give Yourself Permission to Live Again||Valerie Silveira is the author of the Award-Winning Book, “Still Standing After All the Tears: Putting Back the Pieces After All Hell Breaks Loose” and creator of the Nine Actions to Battle Your Beast. She is also an author of two other books, a...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp012: Sean Stradling - It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been||Sean Stradling's life is a testament to that powerful quote from George Eliot. Sean grew up feeling like he was never good enough. “I didn't do things right and still sometimes to this day I still suffer from the self-limiting beliefs that I'm not...||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp011: Shar Jones - I Thought About Giving Up||Recently I stumbled across a video that I had done a few years ago. I don't know if other people do this but there are times, especially when I was really struggling, when I would talk to myself in a video or I would record myself and it was my safe...||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp010: Dr. Brad Reedy - Become Alive Again||During this powerful conversation, Dr. Brad Reedy explains why it’s imperative for parents to detach in a healthy way and why over-identifying with our children can have lasting consequences. As parents, we must take our own well-being into our...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp009: Brenda Reiss - She has a God and I'm not it.||Self-Forgiveness illuminates your true purpose— opening doors to healing your past while replacing regret with gratitude. Self-Forgiveness enables more feelings of freedom, joy, and inner peace. As an author, speaker, and Self-Forgiveness Coach,...||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp008: Julia Treat - I See You Living Life||Julia Treat is an intuitive, a healer and a miracle facilitator who believes spirit comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s not one size fits all. During this powerful discussion, we uncover the perils of self-sabotage and shame, some of the biggest...||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp007: Shar Jones - Hang in There... and a Letter from a Listener||When I think about why I started this podcast. It was just this deep need and desire to make some sort of sense of what I've been through and what my daughter has been through, feeling like it needed to have some sort of purpose. Forcing myself to...||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp006: Stephanie Wagner - How a Morning Practice Can Get You to a Better Place||Stephanie Wagner has not always been a "morning person." But, since reading The Morning Miracle by Hal Elrod and systematically creating her own "Morning Practice," Stephanie has seen marked improvements in her life. In this inspiring interview,...||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp005: Melodi McCoy - How to Kick Butt and Deal Some Hope||Melodi McCoy is a dealer. A hope dealer. And she says that hope is not a wish, it's a belief. As a mother with two adult children who have struggled with addiction, and a 10-year old who was not supposed to survive childbirth, she has found a way...||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp004: Shar Jones - A Letter to the Parent of an Addict||No matter what, it's important to find gratitude, joy, and love. During these times of loss, struggle, and challenge, I share with you a page from my journal, while I send you the best wishes for strength and the ability to hope for a better future....||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp003: Stacy Fisher-Gunn - Be Kind to Yourself||What do we mean when we talk about "Self-Care?" This episode will help you assess your own self-care needs, along with providing some down to earth strategies to creating a self-care plan. Learn how important a self-care plan is and why it's...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp002: Jessica Butts - Live Your Life from the Front Seat||Jessica believes in transparency, authenticity, and openness! In order to do those things, we must first know ourselves, all of ourselves and start living accordingly. We are meant to live the way we were uniquely designed. Do you feel like you...||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp001: Katie Donovan - A Mother's Addiction Journey||After experiencing the addiction journey with her daughter Brittany, Katie left her career, in order to focus on family recovery. She has now dedicated her life to guiding others through the overwhelming process of finding quality treatment for...||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp000: Shar Jones - There is Light and Love Beyond Hope||Welcome, I’m Shar Jones, the host of Beyond Hope. I’m a Nationally Certified Interventionist, Recovery Coach, and Mom. As the Mother of an addict, I understand the journey and am passionate about being of service to those who want to live a more...||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love beyond hope
I am so happy to have found the beyond hope podcast. It is comforting to hear from another mom who truly understands what we are going through with our addicted child. I look forward to every new episode.
A Warm Embrace
Shar’s love for mothers dealing with addiction is a true bright light in my life right now. I’m grateful for her heartbreaking honesty which feels so comforting to be able to relate to.
*Thank you for stepping up and sharing of yourself like you do. It gives me strength to carry on and know I am not alone. That my life is worth something, and one day hopefully sooner than later I can find my path to helping others.
Close to the heart
Sharlyne always amazes me with her passion to help others. Beyond Hope is another great example. Hearing the feedback from listeners is truly heart warming as they are really finding hope in the messages she is delivering. Keep up the great work!