Sep 13, 2023
Ever wondered how addiction can paradoxically coexist with high performance? Enter Mike Diamond, an inspiring recovering addict, is here to unearth the realities of addiction and the illusion of control it creates, even amidst an extraordinary performance. Mike's story is a true testament to the deceptive nature of addiction and the power of choice to take control of your life.
Mike dives into themes of personal growth, self-discovery, and the significance of embracing the present. Even touching upon spiritual and philosophical tools like Buddhism and stoicism to find balance, and the impact of physical activities like deep stretching and yoga to channel the energy of trauma into healthier outlets. We also explore the transformative power of empowering others, releasing expectations, and the profound influence of small, meaningful conversations.
This episode is not merely about the dark side of life - it's more about the redemption, the reclamation, and the transformation. With the insights from this episode, you will be better equipped to understand, empathize, and perhaps help someone who's battling their demons, or perhaps, fight your own.
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