187 SelfWork: Can Certain Anxieties Worsen During Covid-19?

The answer to the title question is yes. Most of us who aren’t in denial about the seriousness of this pandemic are experiencing more anxiety.. We’re washing our hands more – careful about what we pick up or how we touch things – wearing masks or even face...

186 SelfWork: When You’ve Lost Yourself

Getting lost in a relationship. .. if you’ve ever done it, you know the sinking feeling in your gut that comes when you think about it again. Somehow your “self” – the you that you knew before the relationship began – got ignored, changed, forgotten, absorbed,...

184 SelfWork: Healing From Being Bullied

Warning: This episode uses examples from the lives of real people who’ve been bullied by their own parents and partners. So please listen with caution. Here are a couple of numbers, one for the sexual abuse textline in the US and one for the US National Suicide...

182 SelfWork: Filler or Fulfillment? Five Ways to Figure It Out

Today we’re going to talk about staying busy – not the welcome kind of busyness where you’re actually doing things you love that bring you fulfillment, but the kind of busyness that basically serves as filler in your life. You couldn’t tell me why you’re doing it, or...