Hitting Bottom & Rising: From Opiate Addiction to a Life of Purpose w/ Doug Bopst #369

1:39:32
 
Delen
 

Manage episode 302825611 series 2781175
Van Luke Storey, ontdekt door Player FM en onze gemeenschap - copyright toebehorend aan de uitgever, niet aan Player FM. Audio wordt direct van hun servers gestreamd. Klik de abonneren-knop aan om updates op Player FM te volgen of plak de feed URL op andere podcast apps.

A few days after his 21st birthday, Doug Bopst was in jail, coming off an opiate addiction cold turkey. After years of numbing his insecurities through food and drugs, he quite literally hit a (cell) wall. A divine encounter with a cellmate shifted his perspective, and training and fitness became his gateway to freedom.

Flash forward to now, Doug Bopst is a changed man on every level. An award-winning personal trainer, author, speaker, and podcast host, Doug is proof you can turn adversity to your advantage, and break out of any destructive addictions you’re trapped in.

Addiction is a topic that’s very close to home for me, and I have the utmost respect for people – such as Doug – who’ve found a way out. It’s not easy, but conversations such as these show it’s possible.

03:34 — Doug’s Origin Story

  • Insecurities growing up and finding marijuana at 14
  • Selling, doing, and moving to harder drugs
  • Moving to opiates
  • “Riding dirty,” getting arrested, and sentenced to jail

23:50 — Recovery in Jail

  • Going cold turkey
  • The inmate that saved his life
  • Finding fitness and discipline

38:50 — Gateway Trauma, Gateway Drugs

  • The slippery slope of cannabis
  • Self-awareness in decision making
  • Numbing pain with opiates
  • From ritual to survival

01:00:50 — Adversity to Advantage

  • Becoming a personal trainer
  • A clean slate in the eyes of the law
  • AAA: Awareness, Acceptance, Action
  • Why The 12 Step Program didn’t resonate with him
  • Finding a deeper connection to God
  • Acts of service and building a brand

More about this episode.

Watch it on YouTube.

Connect with Luke on social media to learn how to take your lifestyle to the next level, plus catch exclusive live interviews & events:

INSTAGRAM - @lukestorey // instagram.com/lukestorey/

FACEBOOK - facebook.com/MrLukeStorey/

TWITTER - @MrLukeStorey // twitter.com/MRLUKESTOREY

YOUTUBE - youtube.com/c/LukeStorey

THIS SHOW IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

BLUBLOX. BLUblox offers a complete range of evidence-backed blue-light-blocking glasses to suit every need (and, as a rad bonus, you won’t look like a tool while you’re wearing them). Plus: they even do prescription and reading glasses now (as well as an epic send-your-own frame service), both using the same world-renowned blue-light-blocking lenses. I’ve also been digging their new REMedy Sleep Mask which blocks out 100% of the light around you while you’re sleeping. It’s not just great for better sleep – it can also be used for meditation, deep touch pressure therapy, air travel, and migraine relief! You can get all of this epicness and more by using the code “LIFESTYLIST” for 15% off at BLUblox.com.

AND...

Eaton Hemp. The CBD industry is all about trust, and with so many brands out there just slapping labels on products it is important to know where they come from. I love Eaton Hemp because they’re transparent about where everything originates – an organic farm in upstate NY where you get the goodness of clean soil. Head to eatonhemp.com and use the code “LUKE” for 20% off all products.

AND…

BEEKEEPER'S NATURALS. Show your immune system some love with your daily dose of bee propolis. This all-star ingredient contains antioxidants and other immune-boosting compounds in every spritz. All their all-natural health-boosting products are made with the purest ingredients from sustainable apiaries full of healthy bees. Each of their products has been rigorously tested to meet the highest potency standards. Use code "Lukestorey" for 15% off at beekeepersnaturals.com/lukestorey.

HELP SUPPORT THIS SHOW!

Love the Show? You’ll really love Luke’s Master Market Online Store!

It’s a win-win! Get direct links to all of Luke’s hand-picked biohacking and health products all in one place, exclusive discounts, and support the show by making purchases through the web store >> SHOP NOW.

Other ways to support:

SUBSCRIBE >> Apple Podcasts + Stitcher + Google Podcasts + Spotify

LEAVE APPLE PODCASTS REVIEW >> Simple step-by-step instructions

SHARE >> Spread the word! Tell your family, friends, neighbors, and all your social pals

Resources

402 afleveringen