Discover the transformative journey of overcoming addiction with Cesar Wurm, author of “The Powers of Addiction: Finding Freedom in Acceptance and Recovery.” This latest episode delves into Cesar’s raw and personal struggle with alcoholism, a battle intensified by the loss of his mother and the pressure of emotional stoicism in his family. 

The story unfolds as he recounts a relapse marked by deception at a go-karting event, highlighting the depths of his secret life. Yet, it’s through embracing acceptance that Cesar charts a course toward healing, underlining the profound impact that sharing such deeply personal experiences can have on both the speaker and the listener. 

Cesar’s narrative isn’t just about the clutches of addiction; it’s also a testament to the power of support and the hard-won victories along the road to recovery. He talks openly about the skepticism he initially held towards groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and the daunting nature of lifelong sobriety. However, it was a heartfelt conversation with his wife that ignited a crucial turning point, one that would lead him to accept his reality and begin the journey of honest healing. Tune in as he sheds more light on self-pity’s dangers, honesty’s healing potential, and the transformative effect of acceptance.


In this episode, you will hear:

  • The depths of self-deception
  • Recognizing and breaking generational trauma
  • Mutual acceptance and courage in recovery
  • Journey to empathy and recovery
  • Overcoming fear to share stories

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