Videos that helped me

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

This is the first video to watch. It helped more than I’ll ever be able to express:

Breaking the Addiction Cycle – Louise Mark, RN CCDN

This one is long, however, it was profound. I had such a hard time relating to the others in therapy with me in the beginning because I didn’t recognize myself at all in them. I did not look like Sky King.

Emotional Mastery:

The Gifted Wisdom of Unpleasant Feelings | Dr Joan Rosenberg

The first 60 days or so of my sobriety consisted of feeling things – really feeling things – that I’d been numbing for a long, long time. It was as if I was a walking raw nerve (AAAAAHHHH!!!!)

Brené Brown: Listening to shame: TED Talk: Inspiring: Informative: Ideas

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

Pretty much anything by Brene’ Brown is worth a listen.

DBT Addiction Skills by Marsha Linehan:

Marsha Linehan has made a series of videos, each 30 minutes, that you can rent for 30 days for $13 or own for $30.