“I am Enough” – with Heather Stroh

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In this episode, Heather shares her journey on passing death to life, her struggles with addiction, mental health & the willingness to live, and finally, finding faith and freedom on her path to recovery.

Content warning: This episode discusses topics of suicide and suicidal ideation. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 or text “HOME” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741. Both programs provide free, confidential support 24/7.

What we discussed during the show: 

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:20 Heather’s favorite quote
  • 02:50 Heather’s background
  • 03:50 How Heather’s struggle with substance abuse began
  • 05:20 How it progressed
  • 15:45 How she managed to stop and stay stopped
  • 21:30 What has Heather accomplished in her sobriety journey so far, and, what she hopes to accomplish in the future
  • 29:50 Heather’s typical day during addiction vs. now
  • 35:07 Heather’s tips on addressing cravings
  • 40:25 Top 3 reasons why people fail at staying sober
  • 19:04 What the word ‘recovery’ means to Heather
  • 19:34 Heather’s rock bottom
  • 21:15 Happiest moment of life
  • 23:53 Has Heather forgiven herself?
  • 25:33 What do people often get wrong about her
  • 27:11 What is Heather trying to learn
  • 27:27 What Heather wished he knew when he was 20
  • 40:25 How can friends and family offer support
  • 49:40 Rapid Fire round – 
    • What Heather likes to do for fun
    • What is her favorite meal
    • Favorite book
    • How many hours of sleep she gets every night
    • A TV show Heather binged and thoroughly enjoyed
    • One thing she is truly grateful for today
  • 51:25 Heather’s advice to anyone struggling with addiction

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