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Overcoming Heroin: Preston’s Journey to Healing & Entrepreneurship

Welcome to another episode of “OceanRock Recovery.” Today, we’re embarking on an insightful exploration of personal growth, entrepreneurship, and the intricate journey of recovery. We’ll delve into the neuroscience behind staying grounded, exploring how activities like meditation, exercise, and extreme sports can provide natural highs and foster resilience. Our hosts share their experiences of shifting careers, launching new business ventures, and finding harmony between work and personal life.

 

Joining us is Preston Durnford, a remarkable individual with a unique background. Preston’s journey from battling heroin addiction to achieving sobriety at a young age, excelling in action sports, and now running treatment centers is nothing short of inspiring. He’ll share his powerful narrative, highlighting the neurobiological and psychological shifts that supported his transformation. We’ll also discuss the challenges and rewards of working in the treatment industry, focusing on the significance of self-reflection, self-care, and essential tools that facilitate healing.

 

This episode is rich with personal anecdotes and actionable insights, designed to empower you on your own journey. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, on the path to recovery, or simply seeking motivation, this conversation is filled with scientifically-backed strategies and heartfelt encouragement. Prepare to be inspired and equipped with the knowledge to navigate your path to wellness and success.

 

I’m Tom Nemat, and welcome to OceanRockStars. This podcast dives deep into mental health and addiction, providing you with actionable insights and practical tools. Subscribe to stay updated with our latest episodes. Your journey to wellness is essential, and I’m here to support you every step of the way.

 

00:00 Overcoming addiction, excelling in sports, helping others.

06:38 Overcoming fear, translating it to other areas.

11:15 Challenges of post-COVID era in businesses.

20:29 Challenges of aftercare and intensive treatment.

22:02 Surprised by son’s self-initiated diary writing.

27:34 Consistent reflection and organization aid personal development.

34:49 Mental health recovery: unique, evolving, freeing journey.

38:48 “Love and consciousness replace the need for extremes.”

46:39 Gratitude for impactful work and life’s beauty.

49:37 Life’s journey: purpose, struggle, and healing.

57:39 Balancing family, work, and personal growth.

01:00:47 Seeking new path after feeling exhausted.

Time: 00:00

Overcoming addiction, excelling in sports, helping others.

Time: 06:38

Overcoming fear, translating it to other areas.

Time: 11:15

Challenges of post-COVID era in businesses.

Time: 20:29

Challenges of aftercare and intensive treatment.

Time: 22:02

Surprised by son’s self-initiated diary writing.

Time: 27:34

Consistent reflection and organization aid personal development.

Time: 34:49

Mental health recovery: unique, evolving, freeing journey.

Time: 38:48

“Love and consciousness replace the need for extremes.”

Time: 46:39

Gratitude for impactful work and life’s beauty.

Time: 49:37

Life’s journey: purpose, struggle, and healing.

Time: 57:39

Balancing family, work, and personal growth.

Time: 60:47

Seeking new path after feeling exhausted.

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