As a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the making and a lover of self-improvement, I want to have a "Real Talk" about all things mental health. I created this podcast to normalize difficult subjects. Join me in this journey as we navigate this crazy life and do our best to maintain our sanity and wellbeing.
Stepping Towards Growth and Healing in 2024
In this episode, I share foundational steps that have led to growth and healing in my life this past year, including boundaries, reframing negative thoughts and self-talk, mindfulness around self-care, communal support, body movement, and self-compassion. Resource mentioned include Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend.
Coping with Complex Emotions During the Holidays
In this episode, I discuss the challenging emotions that follow holiday seasons and explain the complexities surrounding how to cope with them while being mindful and true to how we are feeling. We are all in this race together! I hope this episode provides hope and reminds you that you are not alone in this.
Co-habiting with Your Adult Child
In this short episode, I discuss some challenges around relationships with an adult child, particularly surrounding living with them.
I provide practical tips to navigate this complex season of parenting.
One helpful source I referenced was the book Doing Life with Your Adult Children: Keep your mouth shut and welcome mat out by Jim Burns. I hope you enjoy!
Stepping Into Forgiveness
In this episode I share practical insight on how to facilitate forgiveness by explaining some of the tools that have personally impacted my life in the area of forgiving offenses, hurts, and trauma. Join me in this heart to heart!
Marriage Talk: Conflict Resolution
My husband and I discuss vital components of effective communication and conflict resolution that has evolved in our marriage over time and with effort. Key elements include:
Highly Sensitive People with Lauren LaSalle
In today's episode I chat with Lauren LaSalle, boundaries coach and former therapist about what it is to be a highly sensitive person (HSP). We exchange experiences as HSP's and share the benefits of having boundaries as a person who identifies with these character traits.
For more information and testing on HSP's visit: hsperson.com
For boundaries coaching surrounding HSP's visit: LaurenLaSallecoaching.com & BoundariesbyLauren on Instagram
I absolutely love this podcast and the topics it deals with. Christine has some amazing insights and so can’t wait to hear what comes next! Highly recommend!!!