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Anxiety, depression, fears, obsession, panic, or any relationship, marriage or family issues, this show will help you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture. Live authentically and strengthen your emotional intelligence to avoid emotional abuse. Get to the root of emotional issues with solid relationship advice and personal help. If affirmations don't work and you're tired of being told to "think positively!", start listening to this show for a better life.

The Overwhelmed Brain Paul Colaianni

    • Self Help

Anxiety, depression, fears, obsession, panic, or any relationship, marriage or family issues, this show will help you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture. Live authentically and strengthen your emotional intelligence to avoid emotional abuse. Get to the root of emotional issues with solid relationship advice and personal help. If affirmations don't work and you're tired of being told to "think positively!", start listening to this show for a better life.

    How to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again

    How to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again

    If you make bad decisions or keep getting results you don't want, it's time to tackle that problem once and for all. If you aren't making decisions based on what's most important to you at the deepest level, you may drive off the cliff one too many times.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Choosing between the empowered response and the dysfunctional one

    Choosing between the empowered response and the dysfunctional one

    Some people are just difficult to be around. They display toxic or hurtful behaviors and they never seem to want to change even when they know you're bothered.

    You have a choice in how you respond to others. And the choice you make will have an effect on what behavior you get in the future. That's an important choice! And it's also a great topic to talk about today.

    • 46 min
    The past, present, and future of unpleasant memories

    The past, present, and future of unpleasant memories

    Negative events from the past get encoded into our brain so that when we recall them, we can usually remember about when they happened. Because of that, we can actually use time to our advantage to help feel better about those memories, and maybe even get rid of the residual emotional triggers altogether.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Disarming people that disempower you

    Disarming people that disempower you

    There are mental tools you should have in your toolbelt when dealing with snarky or hurtful people. Their goal might be to make you feel bad or guilty, so you may need to find a way to disarm them so that when they try to hurt you with their words, they become confused when you don't react the way you used to.

    This episode will provide some tools to make communication with toxic people a bit easier while also keeping your power.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    When loved ones reject your reality and replace it with their own

    When loved ones reject your reality and replace it with their own

    Your mental health is too important to let those in denial ignore your suffering and invalidate your experience. The solution to someone's ignorance could be to put the harsh truth in their face. Or it could be to just accept that some people will always be blissfully unaware or in full denial. Acceptance that you can't get through to everyone might be the one reality you can rely on.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Feeling crazy because you don't have the answers

    Feeling crazy because you don't have the answers

    There are a lot of unknowns in life. Some unknowns have answers, some don't. Some do, but the person who knows the answers won't share them with you. How do you deal with the limbo state you might get in when you want the answers but can't get them, and may never get them?

    You can't walk around in frustration, confusion, and limbo all the time. There has to be a doorway out of those states and it's time to find that door and walk through it.

    For more episodes, visit https://theoverwhelmedbrain.com/

    • 1 hr 10 min

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