The Recovery Effect Podcast
By Bill Vineyard
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Bill Vineyard has treated thousands of people struggling with addiction in his 37+ years as a alcohol and drug counselor. The Recovery Effect is an expressive platform for Bill's personal studies, work experience, and spiritual mission.
||Clean027: Transformation||Before you can get clean & sober, you have to transform. This can be a single profound moment or a gradual process, but it will change your life forever. How does this happen…and why is it required? Listen as we explore this change–and the...||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026 - Emotional Sobriety - Part 4||Emotional Sobriety 4 is the conclusion to Emotional Sobriety 3. It provides the listener with 2 methods to remove the blocks that prevent one from achieving the goals they have set in their life. No true happiness will ever be achieved until these...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025 - Emotional Sobriety - Part 3||Consider this episode a "Sober Intervention". Why? Because recovery isn't always a bed of roses...the 3rd segment of Emotional Sobriety will show you how to pinpoint what's holding you back from living a life of all-out sober recovery. If you've...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024 - Our Greatest Enemy, Part 2||In this episode we're going to answer a question you've been asking for your entire life... We'll take a closer look at what "surrendering" actually means & the critical role it plays in sobriety. As we battle our egos (a constant threat in recovery),||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023 - Our Greatest Enemy, Part 1||This podcast is Part 1 of a two part series on realizing and eliminating our greatest enemy. How can one find peace and security when our ego is controlling the show? Learn how to begin this ‘unselfing’ thus opening the door to achieving the goals..||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022 - Emotional Sobriety Part 2||How can you be a better person than your own character permits? The answer is simple: you can't! If your character was built using poor materials...it's going to be weak. You will be easily overtaken by passions and unhealthy dependencies. Luckily,...||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021 - How To Overcome All Adversity||This podcast will teach you how to turn any kind of bad situation you might face–into a reward. Learning this simple exercise is key to unlocking a prosperous life. Listen now to the first extended-length, special edition episode from The Recovery...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 - God's Requirements||Requirements have a powerful way of limiting our happiness and harming our relationships. This podcast will help you examine the profound Recovery Effect that occurs when you become a “no-requirement person.” Listen today and find out how your...||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 - How To Bring Joy Into Your Life By Decluttering Your Life||Everybody knows how to declutter their closet, but have you ever decluttered your life? By removing the excess and obstacles that build up in our lives over time, you can find more joy, peace, & comfort in your daily routine. Find out more by...||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 - Why Do I Feel So Alone?||This podcast will help answer some questions on why we feel so disconnected and alienated from not only the world but also from other human beings. We will understand why identification is so important and how to use this to better connect to our surrou||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 - The Road Most Trudged||THE TOPIC: It's not about being on the right or wrong path, what matters is how you travel the road in front of you. THE BIG QUESTION: Who among us addicts and alcoholics has not brought pain into the world? THE STORY: I was able to go...||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 - How To Never Go Wrong By Doing What’s Right||An alcoholic lost joy from drinking 15 years ago. He knows it is wrong to do...but he wakes up each morning chasing the next drink. Why is that? This episode unravels the age-old battle between WHAT WE WANT (vs) WHAT WE OUGHT to do. Let’s...||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 - Emotional Sobriety||"The Next Frontier: Emotional Sobriety" The alcoholic and addict is not only dependent on drugs or alcohol. Top approval, perfect security, perfect romance...demands we place on people and life that cannot and will not happen. Life doesn't work that...||4/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 - What It Takes To Succeed||Without this principle of success a person will be completely unable to succeed at any endeavor. With it you can move mountains...but you have to truly WANT what you're working toward. For alcoholics and addicts, this means that we must WANT to...||4/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 - Poor Bill||"I grew up with an outhouse. It wasn't cool." Today we bring Quantum Physics into Recovery by comparing the way humans interpret sound–to the way we interpret hardship. If a tree falls in the forest, it would only make a sound if you're present to...||4/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 - How To Be The Person You Know You Are||"Everything's going to be different this time, I promise." Sound familiar? This episode introduces the story of a man who spent his life denying his True Self in order to become a Hell's Angel. How many attempts have you made to change...to stop...||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 - Do We Believe In the Principles?||You've heard the saying, "Half measures availed us nothing." When it comes to staying sober, we must follow certain principles to ensure a successful recovery. Are you qualified to have a good day? Have you done what's necessary to get what you want?...||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 - Your Cross To Bear (And How To Carry It)||This episode touches on everything from detoxing a prizefighting alcoholic to the dangers of creating a false "Scarface" self... Learn how to better shoulder your cross in an episode that teaches us all–alcoholic, addict, Al-Anon, or friend of...||3/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 - The Excuses That Hold Us Back||How to turn Excuses to FAIL into Reasons to SUCCEED... In this episode we respond to some very thoughtful advice from a close friend and listener about a powerful tool for all alcoholics, addicts, Al-Anons, and those just beginning to...||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 - Throwing Stones||Listen as we examine the role of the accuser, the accused, and the forgiver in modern society... When we look more closely at our own personal shortcomings, we become less likely to pass judgment on others–and more likely to forgive. By exercising...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 - How We Are Like The Prodigal Son||This episode tracks the path of the Prodigal Son... When we treat our life as an inheritance, we discover a sense of urgency to make the most of our God-given talents. Sober or not, each of us are at risk of squandering these talents. Find out how...||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 - God and Fear Part 3||How would you like to have 85% of your fears reduced immediately? God and Fear Part 3 challenges you to take an all or nothing approach in the battle against fear. Utilizing faith, time-tested exercises, and a total commitment to your program,...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 - God and Fear Part 2||Which type of fear plagues you? Why does The Unknown frighten us? How does fear cause us to make completely irrational decisions? Episode Five of The Recovery Effect Podcast reveals that fear is a physical response to a spiritual problem. Explore the...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 - God and Fear Part 1||In today’s recovery landscape, many people are treated with medications and other easier, softer ways that many people consider real solutions to addiction... In fact, many counselors and treatment centers have given in and gone along with these...||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 - The Highest Thing a Human Being Will Ever Know||Most people go through life with the belief that they're in control. However, unexpected and tragic events occur every single day that prove this feeling of control is an illusion... The sooner an alcoholic or addict can embrace the facts that they...||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 - Cause and Effect||Understanding the nature of Cause and Effect helps destroy the delusions that prevent alcoholics, addicts, and all people from experiencing desired outcomes in their lives... The addict wants to stop using. The alcoholic wants to stop drinking. As the..||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 - Powerlessness||The #1 cause of relapse among alcoholics and drug addicts is their inability to admit that they are powerless... Powerlessness is the single most important realization that must happen before successful recovery can begin. This episode contains...||11/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
My favorite podcast! Powerful messages, relatable material, high quality! I love listening to these over and over!!!
The Most Essential Recovery Podcast
Great! These episodes are so easy to understand, yet still jam-packed with insightful information. Whether you're in The Program, still searching for answers in addiction, or know someone fighting the battle–this Podcast will help you find confidence and clarity in all things related to Recovery. It's very laid back and conversational, you will dive deep into the real-life stories and vivid examples posed by the narrator, Bill. There you will learn which spiritual principles and daily actions are necessary to forge a better understanding of addiction and the road to recovery. The lasting impression you need to know: this is a very personal (and shareable) podcast. 5/5!
The Recovery Effect
Loving these podcasts. Truly the information needed to help those suffering from addiction.