September 20, 2021
When you look for "your part in things" as taught in recovery, you start to see you have choices which is the opposite of victim mentality.
September 13, 2021
Here are 12 lessons from 12-step recovery that can be applied to dating and relationships to improve them.
September 06, 2021
When we fall in love with people's potential, we put too much energy into THEIR lives and neglect our own lives.
August 23, 2021
If you've been giving someone advice for years and they've never taken it, this episode is for you!
August 16, 2021
I describe how to "bookend" with a safe other person to emotionally support you as you set difficulty boundaries.
August 09, 2021
Barb's guest is Hope who talks about YOLO and how it's a different concept in recovery than it was when she was young.
August 02, 2021
Here's a story I call "The Garbage Can Dilemma" that illustrates how deeply we internalize black and white thinking and what it looks like to come out of it.
July 26, 2021
The negativity and self-judgment you have going on in your head can end, and it starts with the thoughts in your head.
July 25, 2021
When we're focus on what we DON'T want we tend to get it, so focus on what you DO want instead.
July 07, 2021
Learn how to use your tendency to please others for your personal development by using an accountability partner such as a coach, sponsor, friend or therapist.
June 28, 2021
Recovery teaches us that we don't need to put up with the negativity going on around us, we can get up and leave.
June 14, 2021
Having an attitude of "it's all about me" is an external focus, which is much less fulfilling and peaceful than keeping the focus on yourself.
June 07, 2021
If you stop constantly talking about the negative things that are happening in your life, you'll be astonished at how much your life will improve!
May 24, 2021
When we stop abandoning ourselves, we stop being afraid of abandonment - because we're no longer being abandoned!!
May 18, 2021
If you're feeling a lack of integrity, this podcast will help you understand your motives and how to change them to positively impact your integrity.
May 10, 2021
Most of us need boundaries to be imposed from the outside before we can learn to create our own healthy boundaries, and 12-step recovery programs do that in several ways.
May 03, 2021
Learning that you actually have choices (even if it feels like you don't) will help you overcome victim mentality.
April 26, 2021
Things that appear to be obstacles in our lives are really just detours, listen in to understand how to make that shift for yourself.