Episodes

Don't Live into the Wreckage of the Future! | Episode 29

Nov. 4, 2019

Living into the wreckage of the future is when you assume catastrophes will happen and you plan for them in your mind, and this episode will help you learn how to stop that.

Healthy vs. Unhealthy: What's your motivation? | Episode 28

Oct. 27, 2019

Learn how to tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy behaviors, such as helping vs rescuing or dissociation vs having a good time by looking at your motivation.

Getting Out of Enmeshment | Episode 27

Oct. 21, 2019

Learn what enmeshed relationships look like and how to begin getting out of them.

My Part in Things | Episode 26

Oct. 13, 2019

Understanding your part in things means you learn what to STOP doing so that your life can get better.

Act As If | Episode 25

Oct. 7, 2019

If you are having difficulty changing your thinking and behavior, learn how to act your way into right thinking based on this popular 12-step slogan.

Stinkin' Thinkin' | Episode 24

Sept. 30, 2019

If you've had the same negative thoughts about yourself forever and keep finding evidence that those thoughts are true, this episode will show you a way out of that kind of stinkin' thinkin'.

Denial 2.0 | Episode 23

Sept. 22, 2019

In this episode I illustrate how deeply entrenched our own denial can be by sharing a story of my own denial that took me years to see.

TMI | Episode 22

Sept. 15, 2019

Learn about how stopping giving too much information reduces the opportunity for others to disagree.

Isolation vs Healthy Alone Time | Episode 21

Sept. 8, 2019

If you spend a lot of time alone and aren't sure if you're isolating (which is unhealthy) or spending healthy alone time this episode will help you figure that out.

Humility | Episode 20

Sept. 1, 2019

If you suffer from the belief that you have it much worse off than anyone else, OR that you're better than other people, then this episode is for you!

Control | Episode 19

Aug. 25, 2019

If you are constantly trying to control people and the world around you, this episode uses a metaphor that will give you some perspective on how you might let go of that control.

One Day at a Time | Episode 18

Aug. 18, 2019

This often-quoted 12 step slogan is explained to highlight the importance of breaking things down into smaller parts which results in much less anxiety and worry.

Guilt and Shame | Episode 17

Aug. 11, 2019

If you've been riddled with guilt and shame your whole life, listen to this podcast to learn where they likely come from and how to get over the debilitating effects of such shame and guilt.

D-E-N-I-A-L | Episode 16

Aug. 4, 2019

Learn the various ways in which we deny the dysfunction in our lives, including minimizing abuse, forgetting dysfunctional episodes and not putting things together that are connected.

Helping vs. Rescuing | Episode 15

July 28, 2019

This episode will help you begin to see where helpful behavior becomes rescuing behavior so you can change your ways from rescuing others, to simply being helpful.

Discovery Is Not Recovery | Episode 14

July 21, 2019

If you've been on a journey of discovery for many years but realized no real, lasting changes, then listen to this episode about how to achieve the deeper, lasting changes that are the promise of recovery.

Coaching with Barb | Bonus Episode

July 20, 2019

If this podcast has been helpful to you, you might want to be coached by Barb like her coaching client who is featured in this interview.

Forgiveness | Episode 13

July 14, 2019

Learn not just WHY to forgive, but HOW.