The Easier Softer Way provides speaker tapes from Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Buddhism, and more! We will continually be adding more, so check back, and we will keep you updated. You can stream the tape straight from here by clicking on it, or download speaker tapes by right clicking and saving the file!
If you have a request, please email us with the file or a suggestion, and we will do our absolute best to get it up!
Twelve-Step Recovery Speaker Tapes
Al-Anon Speaker Tapes
These Al-Anon speaker tapes are helpful to anyone either beginning their journey in Al-Anon, or as a meeting on the go! If you are unsure about the program, have a listen to a few tapes!
Al-Anon Helps During the Holidays
Al-Anon Helps Parents of Problem Drinkers
Al-Anon Helps us Deal with Relapse
Do You Ever Lie to Cover Up the Drinking?
Do You Ever Feel Like a Failure?
Do You Have Money Problems Because of Someone Else’s Drinking?
Have You Experienced Danger?
How I Felt at my First Al-Anon Meeting
How Do You Deal with Unacceptable Behavior
How Do You Feel About Family Secrets?
Is it Hard to Trust People?
One Day at a Time in Al-Anon
Our Lives Became Unmanageable
What Do You Think about Anger?
What Do You Wish You Knew About Al-Anon?
What is the First Step in Al-Anon?
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Speaker Tapes
Our collection of Alcoholics Anonymous speaker tapes comes purely from donation. If you would like to stream AA speaker tapes, you can click on the link to listen. You may download these AA speaker tapes by right clicking on them. We simply ask that you do not distribute them for profit! Please enjoy these speakers from Alcoholics Anonymous, check back for more updates, and let us know who you like, or who you would like for us to add to the list by dropping us a note on Facebook!!!
Adam T. from Los Angeles, CA at the Hacienda Reunion
Bill Wilson from Akron, OH on The Traditions
Bill Wilson from Akron, OH on The Three Legacies
Bob O. from Littleton, CO
Chuck C. from Los Angeles, CA – In All Our Affairs part 1 in Pala Mesa, CA
Chuck C. from Los Angeles, CA – In All Our Affairs part 2 in Pala Mesa, CA
Chuck C. from Los Angeles, CA – In All Our Affairs part 3 in Pala Mesa, CA
Chuck C. from Los Angeles, CA – In All Our Affairs part 4 in Pala Mesa, CA
Chuck C. from Los Angeles, CA
Clancy I. from Venice, CA at The Cajun Country Convention in Lafayette, LA
Clancy I. from Venice, CA at The 20th Annual 1st Saturday in Billings, MT
Clancy I. from Venice, CA at the Pitzer Speaker Meeting in Pomona, CA
Clancy I. from Venice, CA at The State Line Retreat (on steps 1, 2, and 3) in Primm, NV
Clancy I. from Venice, CA in Alberta, Canada
Cliff B. from Dallas, TX in Little Rock, AR
Clint H. from Woodland Hills, CA at The State Line Retreat (on steps 8 and 9) in Primm, NV
Earl H. from Studio City, CA at The Rule 62 Roundup in Erlanger, KY
Ed M. from Davenport, IA at The 21st Bayouland Jamboree in Houma, LA
Ed M. from Davenport, IA at The Area 62 Convention in Davenport, IA
Ed M. from Davenport, IA at The Founder’s Day Celebration in Akron, OH
Lyle P. from Conyers, GA at The 1st Costa Dorada Convention in Salou, Spain
Peggy M. from Bellevue, WA at The 1st Sandlapper Roundup in Myrtle Beach, SC
Sandy B. from Tampa, FL at The State Line Retreat (on steps 10 and 11) in Primm, NV
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Speaker Tapes
Our NA Speaker Tapes, free for your downloading or streaming are great ways to find an NA meeting on the go. Please only use for personal use, as usual!
These Buddhist talks come from a variety of sources. The tapes from Against the Stream are available courtesy of AgainstTheStream.org. Some are from DharmaSeed.org, AudioDharma.org, and some can be found on iTunes. Again, it is illegal to distribute these talks for profit, so please only use them with good intention!
Against the Stream (Dharma Punx)
Arinna Weisman – Allowing Space for Loving-Kindness
Matthew Brensilver – Acceptance and Change in Relationships
Matthew Brensilver – Anxiety
Matthew Brensilver – Applying the Teachings
Matthew Brensilver – Beyond Self-Doubt and Self-Affirmation
Matthew Brensilver – Connecting Through Acceptance
Noah Levine – A Look at Money
Noah Levine – A Look at Sex
Noah Levine – A Look at the Three Refuges
Noah Levine – A Talk on Faith
Noah Levine – Challenges on the Path
Noah Levine – Compassion, Forgiveness, and More
Pablo Das – 7 Factors of Awakening
Pablo Das – Buddhism as an Action
Spirit Rock and Insight
Adam Eurich – Seeking Heartwood
Gil Fronsdal – Blasphemy
Gil Fronsdal – Community Practice
Gil Fronsdal – Thinking Outside of Thinking (Gil Fronsdal)
Gil Fronsdal – Mindfulness of the Body
Gil Fronsdal – Will Power (Gil Fronsdal)
Ginger Campbell – Are You Sure? – The Unconscious Origins of Certainty
Jack Kornfield – Bodhisattva
Jack Kornfield – Conversation with Tsoknyi Rinpoche – Open Heart, Open Mind
Jack Kornfield – Natchiketa, Lord of Death
Jack Kornfield – Quiet Your Mind then Live Fully
Jack Kornfield – Respect Dignity
Jack Kornfield – The Beauty of Retreat
Jack Kornfield – The Buddha’s Last Teachings
Jack Kornfield – The Noble Eightfold Path
Jack Kornfield with Chade Meng Tan, Author of “Search Inside Yourself”
Sharon Salzberg – Developing Mindfulness With Children – A Workshop for Adults – Afternoon Session
Sharon Salzberg – Developing Mindfulness With Children – A Workshop for Adults – Morning Session
Sharon Salzberg – Four Brahma Viharas
Sharon Salzberg – Loving-Kindness
Sharon Salzberg – The Practice of Metta Loving-Kindness (Sharon Salzberg)
Dr. Elizabeth Loftus – False Memory Creation
Erik Storlie – Lineage Delusions
Kevin Griffin – A Burning Desire
Matt Lowry and Dana Nourie – Fun with Physics and Walking Through Walls
Matteo Pistono – In the Shadow of the Buddha
Roger Nygard – The Nature of Existence
Roles of Women in Buddhism
Stanford M. Forrester – Buddhism and Haiku
JoAnna Harper – Body Meditation