537 episodes

Get to the root of emotional issues and learn the best way to relate to yourself and others by honoring your personal boundaries and making decisions that are in alignment with what's most important to you.

This is not a "common-sense" personal growth and development show. You won't be told to think positively or create affirmations. The Overwhelmed Brain is about accessing that deeper mental and emotional strength inside you so that you can decrease or even eliminate old fears and evolve into the person you want to be.

Learn what your parents or caretakers never taught you about emotional wellness and creating strong, non-toxic bonds with others.

If you want the exact instructions that will help improve your life, you're in the right place.

The Overwhelmed Brain Paul Colaianni

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 237 Ratings

Get to the root of emotional issues and learn the best way to relate to yourself and others by honoring your personal boundaries and making decisions that are in alignment with what's most important to you.

This is not a "common-sense" personal growth and development show. You won't be told to think positively or create affirmations. The Overwhelmed Brain is about accessing that deeper mental and emotional strength inside you so that you can decrease or even eliminate old fears and evolve into the person you want to be.

Learn what your parents or caretakers never taught you about emotional wellness and creating strong, non-toxic bonds with others.

If you want the exact instructions that will help improve your life, you're in the right place.

    The missing ingredient that can sometimes make or break a new relationship

    The missing ingredient that can sometimes make or break a new relationship

    Sometimes making new friends or romantic partners takes more than compatibility and similar values. There's an important ingredient to making connections at a deeper level and keeping those connections in your life. At the end of this episode, I share the results of a relationship survey I created. Where do many couples people meet? How do they meet? Lots to talk about. 

    • 58 min
    The growing, compounding negative emotional energy building up inside you

    The growing, compounding negative emotional energy building up inside you

    Unexpressed emotions can amplify inside you, causing you to build a tolerance for bad behaviors. What happens when you can't hold any more negative energy? Are you inadvertently building up resilience to things you should be addressing instead? 

    • 38 min
    Jumping to conclusions and overreacting

    Jumping to conclusions and overreacting

    There's a good reason to manage emotional triggers to prevent damaging reactions in relationships. In this episode, I share a five-step process to visualize and prepare for these moments. There are long-term consequences when you're always jumping to conclusions and reacting to things that, perhaps, aren't as bad as you think. 

    • 31 min
    Fool me three times, uh, shame on you again

    Fool me three times, uh, shame on you again

    How many chances should you give someone before you realize that chances are only delaying the inevitable? Whether it's a friend, family member or partner, some people won't change. And when they won't, we may have to in order to find more peace and happiness in our lives. 

    • 36 min
    You hurt me and now I want you to hurt... forever

    You hurt me and now I want you to hurt... forever

    When you hurt someone, whether intentionally or not, there are several things that could happen: Maybe they forgive you, maybe they don't. Maybe they are willing to move on. Maybe they take a while to heal but eventually come around. Maybe they never want to talk to you again. Or maybe, just maybe, they want to hurt you back just to make you feel a tiny portion of how they feel. 

    • 54 min
    Trying to connect with the emotionally disconnected person

    Trying to connect with the emotionally disconnected person

    When someone emotionally distances themselves from you, is there a way to get them back? Is that the beginning of the end? There are ways to talk with the emotionally disconnected person that may get you to the truth... a truth you may not want to hear. 

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
237 Ratings

237 Ratings

TBshonestreviews ,

My favourite Podcast

I’ve been listening to these podcasts for just over a year now!! Updated review here.

Paul is such an incredible man. I’ve managed to rebuild and strengthen relationships, as well as make new ones and so much more.

I’ve gone from being a hermit to opening up and trusting again.
From $14/hr to $45-65/hr and owning my own business that I actually love.
Closing off and unknowingly being passive aggressive to opening up with the RIGHT people and owning my issues.
I’ve paid off $30,000 in debt in under 8 months after unlearning old habits and creating new ones! Also my weird attachment with money.

There’s so much positivity in my life.

I’m tearing up just writing this.
With God, Paul, & a therapist I had for all but 6 months my life has totally changed.

It wasn’t overnight to anyone reading this. It was day by day.

Paul. Thank you. I never could’ve imagined a life in such vivid colours. Even on the hard days I have such a new perspective and new coping mechanisms to handle it.

Also. I have a totally new vocabulary thanks to the array of words and phrases you’ve used and described. This has helped me repair so much in my life and realize my issues as well as issues I have with others.

Transparency, steadiness, bluntness are where it’s at with TOB.

Love it here.

Thanks for the community you’ve created.

With love, care, and gratitude,
Trystal

patty0345 ,

What a whiner

Lol my brain always sees another side to EVERYTHING
I’m sorry but you sound like a complete whiner.
Your upset because someone stood to close to you, did you consider moving.
I’ve tried listening to your podcasts so many times, your ability to let the littlest of situations bother you don’t sit well with me
Continue please I’m sure there are many self absorbed whiners that need to be validated

Heavenhelpme67 ,

Soothing and Informative

I really enjoy this podcast and find the topics spot on . I also feel a huge sense of calm when listening to your voice so if I’m having anxiety or any type of nervousness I put on any podcast and it’s almost like a lullaby . So both informative and soothing and very helpful especially for free !!! Thank you ! Jackie

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