424: Bela Koe-Krompecher on Life, Recovery, and Music

08.24.2021 - By The One You Feed

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Bela Koe-Krompecher is a writer, social worker, professor, lecturer, and owner of long-time established record label, Anyway Records. He was Eric’s sponsor in AA at one point and he, Eric, and Chris have been friends for a very long time. 

In this episode, Eric and Bela discuss his book, Love, Death, and Photosynthesis.

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In This Interview, Bela Koe-Krompecher and I Discuss Life, Recovery, Music and …His book, Love, Death, and PhotosynthesisHow he is able to care about people but not carry their burdensHis two now-deceased best friends who struggled with mental illness and substance abuseHis history with substance abuse, mental illness, and the path of recoveryThe types of support people need in their lives in order to changeHow childhood trauma can impact the way people build trustThe term “recovery-capitol”Having faith in your choicesThe way he prioritizes living a life of non-judgement of othersWhen you want to pull away, lean inThe role of music in his lifeBela Koe-Krompecher Links:

Bela’s Website



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