The Sober Effect

by Kate & Steph

Sobriety has a ripple effect. Join ex-drinkers Kate and Steph as they chat about the effects of alcohol on those who drink it, those who quit, their partners and friends, and even the doctors who have to deal with the fallout. This podcast looks at the positives of sobriety, the dangers of alcohol, and the many people who are affected by it.

Podcast episodes

  • Ayahuasca as a Pathway to Sobriety

    Ayahuasca as a Pathway to Sobriety

    In this episode, Kate and Steph talk to Sapha, who, after years of addiction and severe depression, finally got sober after an unexpected hallucinogenic encounter. He now runs a retreat in the Peruvian Amazon helping people with their recovery using knowledge and wisdom cultivated through years of working closely with Ayahuasca. He provides a fascinating insight into the integration of plant medicine within the context of addiction recovery, sharing firsthand experiences and the ‘spiritual awakening’ that led him to where he is today. Show Notes You can find Sapha at sacredrebelsrecovery.com Your thoughts can help shape the future of the show. Take The Sober Effect Podcast Survey. Follow The Sober Effect on Instagram @the_sober_effect_podcast Kate @‌walking_the_straight_line Steph @‌this.is.steph.sober Email thesobereffect23@gmail.com Watch The Sober Effect Podcast on YouTube Impact of Sober Podcasts: We Need Your Input. This survey explores the role of sobriety-related podcasts on alcohol consumption, mental health, and loneliness among women.

  • A Decade of Sobriety

    A Decade of Sobriety

    In this episode, Kate and Steph speak to Gary, who recently celebrated 10 years of sobriety. Gary shares his journey from hitting rock bottom in Spain to the years of self-discovery, navigating self-care, and grappling with the uncertainty of his future. He reflects on his current life – filled with laughter, happiness, family – and shares a surprising twist in his story that we guarantee will leave you inspired. Show Notes Your thoughts can help shape the future of the show. Take The Sober Effect Podcast Survey. Follow our guest Gary on Instagram @SoberNSound Follow The Sober Stretch Podcast on Instagram @thesoberstretch Follow The Sober Stretch Podcast on Instagram @the_sober_effect_podcast Watch The Sober Stretch Podcast on YouTube Kate @‌walking_the_straight_line Steph @‌this.is.steph.sober Email thesobereffect23@gmail.com Watch The Sober Effect Podcast on YouTube Impact of Sober Podcasts: We Need Your Input. This survey explores the role of sobriety-related podcasts on alcohol consumption, mental health, and loneliness among women.

  • Sober Q&A with Kate and Steph

    Sober Q&A with Kate and Steph

    In this episode Kate and Steph answer some of your questions about their sober journeys, including a specific moment or experience that was pivotal in their decision to pursue sobriety, how their perception of themself has changed since becoming sober, any significant relationships that have evolved or strengthened as a result of their sobriety, any unexpected or surprising revelations and whether they miss the ‘old’ versions of themselves. Show Notes Your thoughts can help shape the future of the show. Take The Sober Effect Podcast Survey. Follow The Sober Effect on Instagram @the_sober_effect_podcast Kate @‌walking_the_straight_line Steph @‌this.is.steph.sober Email thesobereffect23@gmail.com Watch The Sober Effect Podcast on YouTube Impact of Sober Podcasts: We Need Your Input. This survey explores the role of sobriety-related podcasts on alcohol consumption, mental health, and loneliness among women.

  • There's More to Me Than My Sobriety

    There's More to Me Than My Sobriety

    This episode, Kate and Steph talk to Paige about when becoming sober takes over and becomes your main identity. They talk about the importance of connection, especially in early sobriety, as well as how the focus can potentially become addictive, especially when paired with social media. It’s about forging a new life sober, without making your new life only about sobriety. Show Notes Check our Paige's website https://soberandfunky.com/ or follow her on instagram https://www.instagram.com/soberandfunky/ Your thoughts can help shape the future of the show. Take The Sober Effect Podcast Survey. Follow The Sober Effect on Instagram @the_sober_effect_podcast Kate @‌walking_the_straight_line Steph @‌this.is.steph.sober Email thesobereffect23@gmail.com Watch The Sober Effect Podcast on YouTube Impact of Sober Podcasts: We Need Your Input. This survey explores the role of sobriety-related podcasts on alcohol consumption, mental health, and loneliness among women.

  • Why Alcohol Is Never the Solution for Stress

    Why Alcohol Is Never the Solution for Stress

    In today's episode, Kate and Steph talk to Rory about the common believe that alcohol alleviates stress. Despite its widespread reputation as a stress reliever, it can actually heighten stress levels. Join us as we delve into the intricate relationship between stress and alcohol consumption, exploring healthier alternatives for managing the everyday challenges of life. Show Notes Rory Kinsella is a Vedic Meditation teacher and sober coach based in Sydney, Australia. A former hard-drinking musician and journalist, he quit alcohol in 2017 and now helps others change their relationship with alcohol through his Wise Monkey Way online programs. He teaches an effortless style of meditation using a mantra that allows people to move beyond stress and find a place of stillness within. Wise Monkey Way: https://www.wisemonkeyway.com/ Try a free stress-busting meditation: https://www.wisemonkeyway.com/stress Sober Yoga & Meditation retreat in Bali: https://www.wisemonkeyway.com/bali Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rorykinsellameditation Your thoughts can help shape the future of the show. Take The Sober Effect Podcast Survey. Follow The Sober Effect on Instagram @the_sober_effect_podcast Kate @‌walking_the_straight_line Steph @‌this.is.steph.sober Email thesobereffect23@gmail.com Watch The Sober Effect Podcast on YouTube Impact of Sober Podcasts: We Need Your Input. This survey explores the role of sobriety-related podcasts on alcohol consumption, mental health, and loneliness among women.