301 SelfWork: What Is Emotional Incest?

What’s emotional incest? (Please be aware that you could be triggered by this episode if abuse is in your past and I’ll share links to help lines.) It’s not the same as sexual incest – but can certainly cause its own type of damage. It falls within the dynamic of...

300 SelfWork: Do You Take the Time to Acknowledge Your Depression?

We can’t believe it! 300 episodes!!! And that’s due to your loyalty and your emails and your messages and your support and your reviews and…. well, you!   Thank you!!! I had a topic in mind for this three hundredth episode of SelfWork. But I realized that what was on...

299 SelfWork: Can I Tell You A Secret? And Can You Keep It?

I’ve had many people tell me over the years that they feel free to tell me things because they know I cannot tell anyone else. That’s true of course- unless I believe that there’s imminent danger of some kind to them or someone else. But I don’t think of my role...

297 SelfWork: What If I Never Can Trust?

  A listener left a voicemail for me within the past couple of weeks… in fact, two. Basically she asked, “I have trouble bonding with people and find myself not expecting too much. I’m in a good relationship now with my partner, but how do I get over this issue?...