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Episode 19 – People Pleasing

Are you constantly saying yes, when you want to say no just to keep others happy? Do you find yourself agreeing to do something and resenting it, because you didn't want to let someone else down? Chris & Beverley talk about people pleasing and how this is something that we learn to do in childhood […]

Dr Howard Schubiner – Mind Body Medicine

Our first guest to join us is Professor and Dr Howard Schubiner MD, FACP, co founder and clinical director and Medical Advisor of Freedom from Chronic Pain. A professor at Wayne State University for 18 years and is currently in practice at the Providence Hospital in Michigan USA. An author of several books including Unlearn […]

Seasons and What they may bring up for us

Do you find you have memories linked to different times of the year and seasons? You may prefer winter to summer or family holidays around Easter, Summer and Christmas may evoke sad emotions even triggers. In this episode we explore this in more details and share our own thoughts and experiences and also professional perspective. […]

Episode 17- Healthcare appointments

Chris & Beverley talk about attending healthcare appointments which to some people are an everyday event and not much to consider…. however what if going to the dentist for a check up is a trigger, or your physical response sometimes leaves you shaking or crying? What about other medical check ups and appointments? In this […]

Ep 16 – Finding your Voice Through Writing

Finding a voice to our emotions can be extremally challenging to access and looking for alternative ways or tools is important. Writing is one of them, however we all have our thoughts about this and also challenges. Chris and Beverley share their own lived experience with writing and also a professional perspective. […]

The Media & the Language they use

What impact does it have on us when we are listening to a radio, watching the TV and especially the news. In all aspects of communication there are different ways of interpreting words and their meanings, but how is this received by your own self beliefs and/or Triggers and those around us? Join Chris and […]

Self-harm and Self-Care

Opening the conversation about self-harm enables us to take a gentle look into what's underneath those feelings and what is available to enable self-care with a wellness tool kit. Listen below:

Child Protection and connecting the dots

Child protection is something we will keep revisiting and opening the conversation about – as it is a difficult area for many people to comprehend. When something doesn't feel right – what do you do? Chris and Beverley speak openly looking at different options and the importance of being aware. Join them in their conversation […]

The Ability To Let Go/Forgive

Do you find you are becoming overwhelmed? Too much is happening or you stuck in a cycle of anger and resentment? Are you trying so hard to control everything, yet it feels like nothing is achievable? Chris and Beverley talk about their own experience and also techniques about letting go and what does the Word […]

Children & Pregnancy part 2

When overcoming trauma especially abuse within the family, when making a decision to have children and become a parent, can be triggering and also a happy moment all in one. We open the conversation about having a "normal" and healthy pregnancy and discuss the other issues, that are not spoken about being a parent and […]