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#092: Overcoming the Addiction to Alcohol – Brian Hess

Brian Hess – Hess Roofing – San Diego, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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  • Brian Hess is the co-owner of Hess Roofing, a family owned San Diego roof installation and repair company.
  • Knowing he has an addictive personality, Brian explains how he used drinking as a way to mask other issues.
  • Brian describes negative influences as “windsocks” that keep you from being in a happier place.
  • Being able to truly appreciate himself, Brian shares how invaluable it is to have the support of his loved ones.
  • How Brian is using meditation to further improve his life and his golf game.

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  • “I probably sat in the rock bottom moment for years, honestly, because I felt like I was going to lose golf and I was scared to be vulnerable. It was like my big, dirty secret.” {7:48} – Brian Hess
  • “As an alcoholic, you learned that in order to continue drinking you have to be able to deal with getting up for work and pretending that you don’t feel like shit.” {22:15} – Shawn Walchef
  • “In the fourth quarter; there was nothing more that I wanted than to go against these guys and just fucking break them. Because I knew I was going to try harder I was gonna work harder, I was going to take their fucking soul. Some people think it’s fucking insane. That’s just what I did.” {26:18} – Derek Marso

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