10 episodes

by Jenny Brown

Growing up Through the Life Cycle by Jenny Brown

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

by Jenny Brown

    From Compliments to Critical Gossip

    From Compliments to Critical Gossip

    In this episode, Jenny addresses the following scenario: A pastor has befriended a new church member and finds that after a very positive connection full of compliments, the relationship has become increasingly critical, with negative gossip about him spreading around church members.  Jenny discusses the nature of fast-tracking of togetherness in a relationship. What pacing of a new relationship prevents […]

    • 16 min
    Heightened Upset from a mother to her adult daughter

    Heightened Upset from a mother to her adult daughter

    This scenario involves an adult daughter, her mother and her husband and father.   She writes: “Another issue that keeps coming up is when I got married and moved out of home. We would visit once a week but to her it wasn’t enough. She wanted us to move in with her and my dad. […]

    • 17 min
    A ruptured relationship between adult siblings

    A ruptured relationship between adult siblings

    In this episode, Jenny addresses the following question: “How do I deal with my distant adult brother, who cuts off from our family at the first hint of any tension?” Jenny notes how helpful it is to see the perspective over time– that is the backdrop of the current challenge. This family has a history […]

    • 19 min
    Should I cut off from my narcissistic mother?

    Should I cut off from my narcissistic mother?

    In this episode, Jenny addresses the following question: Can you possibly address how efforts at Growing Yourself Up are the same or different when facing a narcissistic individual? In my case, my own mother. Many sources I’ve read on narcissism suggest that often the best course of action is “no contact” (which is obviously in […]

    • 18 min
    Parents and children in constant view. How to resist the pull to be over-monitoring.

    Parents and children in constant view. How to resist the pull to be over-monitoring.

    A conscientious parent can sometimes find themselves over focussing on one or more of their children. The appropriate level of connection and supervision can gradually increase to a worry driven response to a child – especially a child that we are more sensitive to. At this time of lockdown and school closure, this pattern can […]

    • 12 min
    Couples living in lock-down. How to stay connected and not suffocated.

    Couples living in lock-down. How to stay connected and not suffocated.

    Couples finding an even balance between connection and space to be individuals is central for the health of their relationship. How do you work on this balance when spending so much time together in Covid-19 lockdown? It’s easy to experience varying degrees of suffocation in a relationship and to use emotional distancing to manage this. […]

    • 11 min

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