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Holly Whitaker on Drinking, Getting Sober, and Breaking The Stigma of Addiction

Holly Whitaker is the founder of Hip Sobriety, which aims to provide a modern, holistic, accessible and desirable path to sobriety, and to remove the stigma associated with addiction. It's her belief that recovery is a privilege, not a consequence, and that sobriety is a proud and empowering life choice.

She is also the co-host of the HOME Podcast, a podcast dedicated to the raw, real and necessary discussions we must have in order to not only recover from addiction, but recover our best selves in a world that is increasingly in need of each of us to wake up to what we are.

In this episode, Holly and I share stories about our history with drinking, and about the emotional process of finally quitting. We talk about the most common fears we've heard from others who want to quit drinking, and Holly shares practical tips and strategies that can help. She discuss the causes of addition, what to gain from sobriety, and why you don't need to hit rock bottom in order to make a change. I really enjoyed this conversation, especially after having released the special edition podcast episode on May 1 celebrating and reflecting on my own five-year soberversary. That was just one episode, and it has always been my goal to continue this conversation about addiction and recovery, so I'm grateful to Holly for helping to make that happen!

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  1. Marcie

    Many Thanks!