Are you searching for clues to untangle the mystery of you? Do you have patterns of fear, unexplained negative feelings, and self-defeating behaviors that you want to overcome? The clues to understanding your pain, fear, and suffering might come from stories that someone else is trying to tell. In this podcast we solve the mystery of ourselves.
Healing Mother-Child Bonding Deficits
In this episode we discuss how these deficits occur and what we can do about them. We can't go back to our mothers ans ask them to fix the deficits they created when we were infants, but we can heal the deficits that are within us that will pass to our children.
This episode provided 4 actionable steps that you can begin taking today to make a difference and change generational patterns.
The Importance of Mother and Child Bonding
Have you ever felt alone in a group of people? What about when you are with your family, together yet completely isolated? One of the biggest misconceptions is that is if you are spending time together as a family you are attached.
In this episode we dive into the importance of mother and child bonding.
What does a home look like where there is a strong attachment?
What does a home look like when there are bonding deficits?
What can we do if our relationships are struggling?
Listen and learn more.
Family Patterns Don't Have to be Extreme to be Dysfuctional
Did you know that harmful family patterns are nor always extreme? It is not always a story of a father that abuses his children, or a mother who is beaten. Sometimes family patterns are much more subtle, but still harmful.
Patterns like: lack of empathy, poor communication, perfectionism, fear, and criticism can really cause a lot of pain and heartache for members in a family.
This episode dives into 5 different common family structures and looks at the dysfunction of each. It is my hope that this episode is not shameful and that you don't leave discourages=d, but empowered on small changes you can make that will have a big impact.
Resources used for this episode:
Psych2go- Family Dysfunction
John M. Gottman: 4 Horseman of the Apocalypse
Growing Up With a Depressed Parent
Did you grow up in a home with a parent who struggled with depression? If so this episode may help bring understanding and hope. Depression is traumatic to children and is a form of generational trauma that passes to future generations through what is called Traumatic Response.
Children who do have a caregiver that is depressed are 4x more likely to face depression themselves, and a variety of other struggles.
Did you know that Denial can be a generational pattern that is taught. Dive into this episode where we learn about the theory of denial. How it shows up in families and what we can do to stop it.
P-I-N-G Model for Self Management
Are you tired of feeling out of control when something unexpected happens? Do you want to be able to manage large emotions despite the pull of hard things? If so, I think you will enjoy this episode where I teach you an new tool called the P-I-N-G Model.
When outside circumstances try to throw us for a loop, we can take action and do something about it.