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"AwakenHer" is your beacon of hope and strength, focusing on turning the pain of past relationships into the power of self-discovery and renewal. Hosted by Corissa Stepp, this podcast serves as your guide through the complexities of healing and personal growth. Each episode unveils the stories of women who have triumphantly navigated their way through life's storms, alongside actionable advice from experts in the field. "AwakenHer" is not just a podcast; it's a movement towards self-love, resilience, and a joyful new beginning. Join us on this transformative journey, and embrace the empowered woman you were always meant to be.

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"AwakenHer" is your beacon of hope and strength, focusing on turning the pain of past relationships into the power of self-discovery and renewal. Hosted by Corissa Stepp, this podcast serves as your guide through the complexities of healing and personal growth. Each episode unveils the stories of women who have triumphantly navigated their way through life's storms, alongside actionable advice from experts in the field. "AwakenHer" is not just a podcast; it's a movement towards self-love, resilience, and a joyful new beginning. Join us on this transformative journey, and embrace the empowered woman you were always meant to be.

    How To Stop Attracting Narcissists

    How To Stop Attracting Narcissists

    In this week's episode, we delve into the world of narcissism and how it affects us. We discuss the importance of boundary setting as a defense against emotional manipulation and how certain behavioral patterns make us a target for narcissists. The episode also explores the role of our StrongHer group coaching program in the healing journey from narcissistic abuse.
    What You'll Learn: 
    - Why certain behavioral patterns make you a target for narcissists and how to alter them. 
    - The critical role of boundary setting in safeguarding against narcissistic influence. 
    - The process of healing from the trauma of narcissistic abuse through community support. 
    - Techniques for aligning your nervous system with your boundary-setting intentions.
    - The transformative journey from being vulnerable to achieving victory over narcissism.
    Ready to stop being a target for narcissists and reclaim control over your life? Join our StrongHer community for guidance and support. Reach out to us on Instagram: @corissastepp with the word 'ready' for more information. Remember, you deserve to be cherished for who you truly are.
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey. 
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    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE. 
    Ways to connect with Corissa:
    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 12 min
    AwakenHer Trailer w. Corissa Stepp

    AwakenHer Trailer w. Corissa Stepp

    Welcome, beautiful souls, to the very first glimpse of "AwakenHer," a sanctuary we’ve crafted together for every woman stepping through shadows into her light. I’m Corissa Stepp, your companion on this journey of healing, growth, and empowerment. Born from a tapestry of our shared experiences, "AwakenHer" is more than a podcast; it’s a calling for us to unite, to share, and to empower one another. Through heartfelt conversations, the wisdom of our shared stories, and practical, actionable insights, we explore the essence of empowerment, self-discovery, and the beauty of turning our pain into our greatest strength. This trailer is but a whisper of the journey we’re about to embark on together. Your story isn’t ending; it’s blossoming anew. Tune in, and let’s awaken the power that lies within us all.



    If you're looking for support in recovering from a narcissistic relationship, then come join us in StrongHER - a Narcissistic Trauma Recovery Group.   DM me "AwakenHERPodcast" to join us at a very special rate! 


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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 2 min
    Understanding the Top 8 Reasons Why a Narcissist Won't Change

    Understanding the Top 8 Reasons Why a Narcissist Won't Change

    In this week's episode, we dive into the Top 8 reasons Why a Narcissist Won't Change. Whether you've experienced toxic relationships firsthand or are seeking to understand and support a loved one who has, this episode is packed with valuable insights and actionable tips.
    Here are 5 key takeaways from the episode that you won't want to miss:
    1. Narcissists lack self-awareness and struggle to acknowledge their own faults, making change difficult.
    2. Their fragile self-esteem and fear of vulnerability make it challenging for them to accept their flaws and mistakes.
    3. Narcissists depend on narcissistic supply and resist behaviors that may threaten this validation.
    4. They place themselves in environments that reinforce their harmful behaviors, making change less likely.
    5. Their resistance to therapy and deep internalized patterns further hinder their ability to change.
    Fun Fact: Did you know that some narcissists may feign willingness to change as a tactic to maintain their relationships, but long-term change is rare?
    As you can see, this episode is packed with valuable insights that can help you better understand the dynamics of narcissistic behavior and how it impacts relationships.

    If you're looking for support in recovering from a narcissistic relationship, then come join us in StrongHER - a Narcissistic Trauma Recovery Group.   DM me "SIMRPodcast" to join us at a very special rate! 
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 27 min
    Are Narcissists Born or Created?

    Are Narcissists Born or Created?

    In this episode, we tackle a question that intrigues and perplexes many:  Are narcissists born, or are they created?
    Key Highlights:
    Empathy vs. Narcissism: Explore the nature of empathy, a learned behavior, and its absence in narcissism. Discover the factors that contribute to the development of narcissistic traits and the significant role of childhood experiences and parenting styles in shaping an individual's empathy capacity or lack thereof.The Creation of a Narcissist: Gain insights into how narcissists are formed through various environmental and relational dynamics, including overindulgence, neglect, abuse, and inconsistent emotional support. Understand the complexities behind the behaviors that lead to narcissism and the impact of familial influences.Empathic Responses and Trauma: Learn about the potential origins of empathy as a coping strategy in response to trauma and how children adapt their behaviors to survive emotionally neglectful or abusive environments. This segment explores the thin line between becoming an empath or a narcissist based on survival strategies developed in childhood.Self-Reflection and Identification: Are you an empath or a narcissist? This thought-provoking discussion prompts listeners to reflect on their coping mechanisms - focusing on self to the detriment of others or prioritizing others' needs at their own expense. Discover the traits that differentiate narcissists from empaths and codependents.The Narcissist and Empath Attraction: Uncover the magnetic pull between narcissists and empaths/codependents, driven by similar underlying insecurities and fears. This section sheds light on the dynamics of these relationships and the healing journey for both parties involved.Preventing Narcissism: Strategies for fostering empathy and resilience in children to prevent the development of narcissistic traits. The importance of modeling healthy emotional behaviors and setting boundaries is emphasized as key to nurturing well-rounded individuals. 
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 10 min
    Navigating High-Conflict Divorce with Rachel Snow

    Navigating High-Conflict Divorce with Rachel Snow

    Discover the tools to navigate the stormy waters of high-conflict divorces and post-separation abuse alongside Rachel Snow, a seasoned divorce and custody coach who has personally weathered a 13-year journey of complex legal battles and emotional turmoil.

    Throughout this transformative episode, we delve into the intricacies of family court encounters with abusive exes, unmasking the emotional and financial hurdles that often go unseen.

    By tuning in, you're signing up for a masterclass in safeguarding your interests and, more importantly, your children's wellbeing in the throes of conflict.

    The path through a high-conflict separation can be fraught with isolation, but forming a support system is a beacon of hope.

    In this conversation, we dissect the challenges of co-parenting with a high-conflict ex-partner and the significance of crafting a detailed parenting plan. We lay bare the patterns of people-pleasing behaviors and stress the importance of a support team, including a trauma-informed therapist or coach, an attorney, and a financial analyst. These insights will arm you with the knowledge to maintain your emotional equilibrium and financial stability, ensuring you don’t navigate this journey alone.

    Finally, you'll learn the importance of cutting emotional ties to material possession, as well as the power of somatic practices in managing emotional triggers.

    As the conversation culminates, we examine the challenges posed by familial dynamics in court, especially in cases involving parents with narcissistic traits, offering a glimmer of hope as we spotlight the progress being made towards better legal recognition of emotional and psychological abuse.

    Join us for a heartfelt episode that's both a lifeline and a roadmap for anyone embarking on the road to healing from a high-conflict divorce.

    Ways to connect with Rachel:

    Website: https://www.luminarydivorcecoaching.com/
    Social Media:  @luminarydivorcecoaching
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 48 min
    Understanding Narcissistic Manipulation Tactics and How to Recover from the Hurt

    Understanding Narcissistic Manipulation Tactics and How to Recover from the Hurt

    In this episode, wedives deep into the complex world of narcissistic manipulation, shining a light on the subtle yet destructive tactics used by narcissists to control and undermine their victims.

    From gaslighting and triangulation to coercive control and isolation, we unpack each strategy, providing you with the knowledge needed to identify these manipulative behaviors in your own life.

    Whether you're questioning the dynamics of a challenging relationship or seeking support to heal from psychological scars, this episode offers a comprehensive guide to understanding, confronting, and overcoming the impact of narcissistic abuse.

    Tune in to empower yourself with awareness and start the journey toward healing and reclaiming your freedom.

    If you're looking for support in your journey towards recovery, book a call with me HERE. 

    Send a screenshot of your podcast review and I'll share a supportive Resource to help you overcome narcissistic manipulation!  Email it to corissa@corissastepp.com or DM me on IG @corissastepp.  
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    Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

    Book a FREE 30-minute Confidential Clarity Call HERE.

    Ways to connect with Corissa:

    Podcast Website
    Website: www.corissastepp.com
    Community: StrongHER
    Instagram: @corissastepp
    Facebook: Corissa Stepp

    We'd love to hear what you think so leave a voice message on our Podcast Website. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, review, or share it so we can reach more people!

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

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Eye opening!

Listening to this podcast has been so interesting and has opened my eyes to so many things contributing to who I am. Not only has Corissa (and her guests) given me a lot of insight into who I am and why, they have made me think about ways I can help my teenage daughter and pre-teen son avoid some of the burdens and buried emotions that could eventually cause them pain. I am a true fan!

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