Pursuing Peace with Adam Jablin
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Pursuing Peace with Adam Jablin

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What is health? Is it just the absence of being sick or is there something more? What is freedom? Is it the absence of being locked up or is there something more?  What is peace? Is it simply the absence of conflict or is there something more? Welcome to the Something More hosted by Origins Behavioral Healthcare. 

In this episode, we are talking with Adam Jablin.  Adam Jablin is a #1 best selling author with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness, and fitness industry. He is the author of the book, Lotsaholic: From a Sick to Sober Superman. He is also a coach and speaker. Adam’s mission is to help other people crack through their fears, their denials, and connect to their enthusiasm. 

 

In this episode, we are talking with Adam Jablin. Adam Jablin is a #1 best selling author with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness, and fitness industry. He is the author of the book, Lotsaholic: From a Sick to Sober Superman. He is also a coach and speaker. Adam’s mission is to help other people crack through their fears, their denials, and connect to their enthusiasm.

In this episode, Adam shares about his journey of getting clean and sober at Hanley Center at Origins. We talk about the difference between happiness and peace. We also talk about how most people are chasing happiness when they really should be pursuing peace.

Show Notes:

  • [00:42] We are excited to welcome Adam Jablin.
  • [01:09] Adam is a #1 best selling author. He is the author of Lotsaholic: From a Sick to Sober Superman. He is also a coach and a speaker.
  • [03:40] He was given the title “Lotsaholic” at Hanley during the family program.
  • [05:05] His extreme behavior mirrored his alcoholism addiction.
  • [05:58] Adam feels very grateful to have been sent to Hanley where he was taught all these valuable lessons that changed his life.
  • [08:14] He is a very natural bodybuilder.
  • [09:35] Addiction defies all logic.
  • [10:48] His first nine days felt like torture because something was going on inside of him. An awakening was going on and something inside of him was dying.
  • [12:26] Research tells us that what happens after an event a lot of times has the most significant weight of how well we remember or how we experience it.
  • [15:06] Adam is not a sober coach. He does take components of the spiritually and inserts them into his coaching.
  • [18:50] It is easy for him to spot when people are struggling with a spiritual issue.
  • [21:45] Many things can make you happy, but many times we actually want peace. When you are at peace nothing is going to shake you.
  • [22:45] People are usually chasing happiness, but peace is usually what they want and need.
  • [23:46] Honestly, hope, surrender and service are for everybody.
  • [25:02] Adam learned that his life was wired to go from A to Z as fast as possible without seeing what was going on around him. He never stopped and smelled the roses. It is not always the best thing to rush through life.
  • [27:16] Whatever you think will make you happy, will for a minute, but then we start searching for the next thing and keep chasing our tails.
  • [29:32] Enjoy the moment and be here now because this too shall pass. Learning how to live in pursuit of peace and being spiritually connected all the time gives us the opportunity to not be a yo-yo in life.
  • [30:56] Adam shares about the toy statue of Superman that he gave to John when he got his one-year medallion.

 

 

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