Modern and Meaningful Mental Health, Sobriety, Recovery and Wellness with Author, Clinical Counselor, and Master Coach Lynn Matti. Helpful discussions and tips for healing from stress, addiction, co-dependency, overwork, relationship problems, perfectionism and more. Lynn freely offers her professional and personal wisdom, evidenced-based therapy along with new and time tested tools, guidance, and inspiration for seekers of holistic mental wellness. Her mission is to help others choose, mode ...
Ask yourself things like: Who will be at the party? Is there anyone there who will try to compromise my sobriety? Who can go with me that supports my sobriety? What will I say when someone offers me a drink? What will I order to drink while there? Where is the party? Is it an environment I can handle at this time? How will I get home in the case I …
In today's episode Lynn talks about how folks confuse meditation with mindfulness and often take the fun out our being in the present moment.
Many people aren’t sure what to expect when getting sober or entering into Recovery, even with some research. The first days of sobriety are full of challenges and opportunities to strengthen recovery. Getting an idea of what it’s like can help you or your loved one navigate this time more successfully.…
Lynn takes a neuronerdy dive into one of her favorite recovery resources for information on our brain and how better understand what goes on within it.
Lynn shares her top 6 things that folks are still messing up about addiction, substance use and recovery!
Learn how to set boundaries big and small.
In this episode Lynn share a helpful resource for providing relief from confusion and emotionally suffering that some parents arouse in our early lives.
Lynn shares on what alcohol and other drugs deprive us of, how they work against and not for healthy relaxation and sleep.
Lynn explores why happiness seems so hard to get and how to figure out your own happiness goals. When most people talk about happiness, they might be talking about how they feel in the present moment, or they might be referring to a more general sense of how they feel about life overall.
Today Lynn talks about what most of us who have a problematic relationship with substances want to do, sometimes desperately. There is a way to experiment with moderation to find out if it's for you.
In this episode Lynn shares the raw pivotal moment during early sobriety when she was faced with a huge block to her own recovery, her pride.
Lynn shares steps you can take today to improve and heal broken and hurt relationships.
Lynn talks about what to do if you are feeling out of control even just a little bit.
In this episode Lynn discusses why we need both the upstairs and the downstairs brain and why we need them to work together.
Are you tired much of the time? Getting the proper type of rest requires ID’ing what, exactly, you're missing, especially in early sobriety and recovery. Learn what you don't know about resting in today's podcast.
We all need breaks, especially summer breaks! Do you have something planned? Take a listen to a previous episode and let me know if you want me to cover a specific topic! xo Lynn
Lynn shares a great research and techniques to dive deeper into self improvement and recovery with your personal strengths.
Lynn shares up to date information, definitions and solid ways to cope with your particular type of trauma.
Lynn explores some of the reason we don't do what is good for us even thought we know it is good for us. Learn a really great tool for overcoming this common hurdle.
With drug or alcohol abuse, the ability to think critically gets overshadowed by impulsive, irrational thinking. Lynn talks about how to go about changing that.
Lynn discusses Stephanie Brown's book The Alcoholic Family in Recovery, which gives four distinct stages that the alcoholic and the family surrounding him or her must go through to achieve recovery.
For many people, the first few weeks of sobriety are physically and mentally challenging. Lynn talks about what to expect and strategies for coping.
Get some answers in this episode to this question. It is no secret that misinformation about addiction is rampant in popular media. One particular area of misinformation concerns what language gets used when describing topics related to addiction.
Psychologist Carl Rogers believed that for a person to "grow", they need an environment that provides them with genuineness (openness and self-disclosure), acceptance (being seen with unconditional positive regard), and empathy (being listened to and understood). How do we get these things?
More from the work of Allen Berger Ph. D.,a popular public speaker and nationally recognized expert on the science of recovery, is the author of 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 More Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 Smart Things to Do When the Booze and Drugs Are Gone, 12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends and Love Secrets Revealed: W…