Episode Snapshot: Listen to NY TIMES Best Selling Author, Anna David, as she shares her story of recovery, her new position as editor and chief of In Recovery Magazine, and provides tips on what keeps her clean & sober 16+ years later!
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Ana David’s Bio
Anna David is the Editor-in-Chief of In Recovery Magazine and the New York Times-bestselling author of the novels Party Girl (HarperCollins, 2007) and Bought (HarperCollins, 2009), the non-fiction books Reality Matters (HarperCollins, 2010), Falling for Me (HarperCollins, 2011), By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and True Tales of Lust and Love and the Kindle Singles Animal Attraction (Amazon, 2012) and They Like Me, They Really Like Me (Amazon, 2013).
She was the sex and relationship expert on G4’s Attack of the Show for over three years and has been a regular guest on The Today Show, Fox News’ Hannity and Red Eye, The CBS Morning Show, Dr. Drew, The Talk, Jane Velez-Mitchell, Inside Edition and various other programs on Fox News, NBC, MSNBC, CTV, MTV News, VH1 and E. Her Sirius radio show was the network’s number-one specialty show and she’s written for The New York Times, Time, The LA Times, Details, Playboy, People, Cosmo, Us Weekly, Redbook, Maxim, Movieline, Women’s Health, Vice, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, Esquire, The New York Post, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Buzzfeed and Salon, among many others. She has been an editor at the websites Styleclick, Dipdive and The Fix, an assistant editor at Parenting and a staff writer for Premiere.
In 2012, Anna created the AfterParty website and was the Editor-in-Chief of both it and RehabReviews.com for three years. Her consulting company, Recover Girl, includes both a storytelling show and podcast focused on de-stigmatizing addiction and developing healthier lives. She speaks on television and at colleges across the country on addiction, recovery and relationships.
- Anna David tell’s us how she got where she is at today. From early writer to editor and chief of In Recovery Magazine
- Anna shares her personal story of recovery
- Discussion around getting support
- Tips on what helps her stay clean & sober
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