Episode 17 of The F Words: Difficult conversations with Dr Leandra Brady-Walker is #Feelings: Working through your s**t: Growing up with domestic violence with Katherine Maslen.
Katherine is like me. She's a naturopath and is into food and natural health, our daughter are the same age, we're both authors and speakers, but there's one glaring difference between us. Katherine grew up with an abusive father. Growing up in a home with domestic violence, Katherine has seen first hand how difficult it can be for someone to leave an abusive relationship so she decided to help by a. telling her story and b. signing up for Dancing with the CEO's.
We have a really good conversation about what it was like growing up with domestic violence and the work Katherine has done to get where she is today. Take a listen.
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What we talk about in this episode:
Why the issue of domestic violence is important to Katherine
Domestic Violence, why women stay
Why Katherine got involved with Dancing CEO's
What life looked like growing up with domestic violence
About Katherine's family
What I thought about 50 Shades Darker
The connection between mental health issues and domestic violence
The way men communicate
Who we hang around with
How Australians deal with emotions
Why it's a good think to mess your kids up just a little bit
Free Range chickens and eggs and labeling
Our Trauma and our story is what makes us strong"
One Small Step:
Listen to your inner voice and ask yourself if you have a toxic relationship with yourself.
And then observe if you have behaviors that don't serve you.
And your super power would be....