20 episodes

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.

Mental Health: Love it or Risk it Christine Hernandez

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 22 min
    Coping with Complex Emotions During the Holidays

    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.

    • 22 min
    Co-habiting with Your Adult Child

    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!

    • 19 min
    Stepping Into Forgiveness

    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!

    • 18 min
    Marriage Talk: Conflict Resolution

    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:

    * Confrontation

    * Avoidance

    * Apology

    * Vulnerability

    * Accountability

    * Self-awareness

    * Intentionality

    • 42 min
    Highly Sensitive People with Lauren LaSalle

    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

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

TamiB87 ,

Wonderful podcast!

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!!!

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