Modern and Meaningful Mental Health, Sobriety, Recovery and Wellness with Author, Clinical Counselor, and Master Coach Lynn Matti. Helpful discussions and tips for healing from stress, addiction, co-dependency, overwork, relationship problems, perfectionism and more. Lynn freely offers her professional and personal wisdom, evidenced-based therapy along with new and time tested tools, guidance, and inspiration for seekers of holistic mental wellness. Her mission is to help others choose, moderation, abstinence, sobriety or Recovery from busyness, overuse or addiction to alcohol, other substances or unhealthy behaviors. Lynn specializes in working with healers, helpers, survivors, and highly sensitive people (HSP Peeps), to build a happy life of awareness, insight, honesty, integrity, genuineness, true self-care & development Living life from the inside out! Find the latest research around addiction, mental health and neurobiology content at www.sobersoulrecovery.net Lynn teaches online and in-person at the intersection of resilience, courage, and hope. Known for her quirkiness, wisdom, and authenticity she brings tested, interesting, and fun practices and perspectives to her individual clients and group endeavors.
163: The First Weeks and Months of Sobriety/Recovery. What To Expect and Prioritize.
For many people, the first few weeks of sobriety are physically and mentally challenging. Lynn talks about what to expect and strategies for coping.
162: Addicted or Dependent? What Is The Difference?
Get some answers in this episode to this question. It is no secret that misinformation about addiction is rampant in popular media. One particular area of misinformation concerns what language gets used when describing topics related to addiction.
161: 3 Things You Need To Create An Environment For Self Growth.
Psychologist Carl Rogers believed that for a person to "grow", they need an environment that provides them with genuineness (openness and self-disclosure), acceptance (being seen with unconditional positive regard), and empathy (being listened to and understood). How do we get these things?
160: More Things That Mess Up Recovery
More from the work of Allen Berger Ph. D.,a popular public speaker and nationally recognized expert on the science of recovery, is the author of 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 More Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 Smart Things to Do When the Booze and Drugs Are Gone, 12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends and Love Secrets Revealed: What Happy Couples Know About Having Great Sex, Deep Intimacy, and a Lasting Connection.
159: 12 Things That Mess Up Recovery
In this episode, Lynn pulls from the work of Allen Berger Ph. D.,a popular public speaker and nationally recognized expert on the science of recovery, is the author of 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 More Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery, 12 Smart Things to Do When the Booze and Drugs Are Gone, 12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends and Love Secrets Revealed: What Happy Couples Know About Having Great Sex, Deep Intimacy, and a Lasting Connection.
158: Perfectionism versus Healthy Striving
Lynn talks about how those who strive for excellence in a healthy way take genuine pleasure in trying to meet high standards. Perfectionism, on the other hand, results in struggles with self-doubt and fears of disapproval and rejection.