A Story of Recovery and Hope – Omar Pinto



Tony Grebmeier

What lessons and insights can you come away with from a story of recovery, fulfillment, and hope? How can one man’s story help you reflect upon and ponder what really matters in life? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from Omar Pinto’s incredible story. From the lows of drug addiction to the highs of getting a second chance at lifelong love, listen as Omar opens up and shares the lessons he’s learned at each point on his journey. You don’t want to miss a minute of this powerful and fascinating story!

A touching definition of success.

As you join Tony on this season of BEFULFILLED, you’ll get to discover new and eye-opening definitions of success from speakers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and everyday people. Are you ready to open up your horizons and embrace new perspectives? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, Omar Pinto shares his personal definition of success and how it connects to his story of recovery. Omar’s definition of success includes living a fulfilled life, his healthy second marriage, helping others in recovery, and ultimately making his daughter proud. Make sure to check out this episode as Omar expands on his definition of success and more!

What is Hope?

What does hope mean to you? How has it impacted your story? Would you say that your life is filled with hope or does it seem like it’s fleeting? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, Omar Pinto shares his story of recovery and the moment when hope started to break through. Omar says that once he came to the end of his rope with drug abuse and addiction, hope started to become a real possibility. Omar’s hope was found in his daughter and living to make her proud, it was also found when he walked into a recovery meeting with five other guys and admitted that he needed help. What lessons can you learn from Omar’s story? How will it inspire you to find hope in your life? Find out on this episode!

A second chance at lifelong love.

Can you imagine being so hopeless that you thought you’d never find romantic love ever again? How would you respond to that situation? On his journey of recovery, Omar began to doubt if he’d ever find romantic love again. No matter how hard he tried, he continued to strike out. Then, there came a point in Omar’s life where his values began to change. Once that shift started to take place, Omar met his second wife and she noticed the transformation that was occurring in him. From there they fell in love and she has become the lifelong partner that he had been searching for. Learn more about how Omar’s wife encouraged him to start his own podcast and more on this episode of BEFULFILLED!

The passion and drive to help others write their own story of recovery.

Don’t you love to hear heartwarming stories of success and triumph in the face of failure and adversity? But what if those stories just stopped at the point of overcoming difficulties? What if the person who faced difficulty and overcame, went on to live a life of insignificance? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear how Omar Pinto refused to let that be the end of his story. Once he left drugs and alcohol behind, Omar decided that he wanted to define his life by helping others and giving back. These days you’ll find him working hard on his podcast, SHAIR, which stands for Sharing Helps Addicts in Recovery. Find out more from Omar’s story of recovery and what else he’s up to in his pursuit to help others!

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:30] Tony introduces his guest, Omar Pinto.
  • [2:00] Omar’s definition of success.
  • [3:30] What caused Omar to make changes in his life?
  • [9:30] What is Hope?
  • [14:00] Omar’s journey to personal and financial health.
  • [19:30] Changing values led to relational health.
  • [23:00] The SHAIR podcast how it got started.
  • [34:30] What is Omar working on right now? Where is he headed?
  • [49:00] The Fulfilment Round with Omar.

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