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The Bubble Hour

The Bubble Hour


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The Bubble Hour is a weekly podcast hosted by recovery author and blogger, Jean McCarthy. Real People. Real Stories. Real Hope. The "Bubble" is what we use to stay safe and happy in sobriety (especially early sobriety). We surround ourselves with things and people who bring us joy, laughter and comfort. What do you put in YOUR bubble?

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Vanessa understands what it means to lose everyting you've worked for. Her bottom took away her profession but today she is uisng her skills as a healer to help others avoid a similar fate. Learn more about Vanessa at... more

Jennifer is a nurse and a mom of three who struggled for a long time with alcohol before finally deciding to accept treatment. She went to rehab for two weeks, then did an outpatient program for two weeks, and had been successfully sober for... more

Like many people in the mental health industry, Nancy felt an extra dose of shame that she couldn't simply "fix herself". She is a successful psychotherapist with a lifelong struggle with anxiety and depression, and over time the... more

Chris Engen has combined her passion for recovery with her nutrition expertise to help others. Chris believes that recovery is ?a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life and strive to... more

Julie is a teacher in England who left alcohol behind when it became a burden within her busy life. Now with a year of sobriety to refect upon, Julie shares her understand of herself and the changes that have occurred in her life. Her... more

Casey McGuire Davison is many things - world traveller, 3x triathalon athlete, wife and mom, gardener and amatuer photographer. She is also a woman in recovery with a passion for helping others find their way and take back their... more

Sarah had several years of sobriety and decided that perhaps she could drink normally again. This began a period of relapse that proved to be anything but normal. Now in early recovery for the second time around, Sarah joins us to... more

Courtney returns to The Bubble Hour to reflect on the aftereffects a recent accident that left her in casts on BOTH arms. How does an over-acheiving, fast-moving, SuperMom manage with she is forced to ask for help to even brush... more

Liz realized quite some time ago that she had a problematic relationship with alcohol, and it took several stops and starts before she dug into sobriety and began living alcohol free. Now into her seventh month of recovery, Liz reflects... more

Sam is a drug addict and alcoholic in recovery who is using his sobriety to help others. He is a public speaker and author of "Hands Like You're Praying" - a memoir co-written with his wife Rachel about his long journey from addiction to a... more
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