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Anxiety, depression, fears, obsession, panic, or any relationship, marriage or family issues, this show will help you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture. Live authentically and strengthen your emotional intelligence to avoid emotional abuse. Get to the root of emotional issues with solid relationship advice and personal help. If affirmations don't work and you're tired of being told to "think positively!", start listening to this show for a better life.

The Overwhelmed Brain Paul Colaianni

    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.6, 1.1K Ratings

Anxiety, depression, fears, obsession, panic, or any relationship, marriage or family issues, this show will help you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture. Live authentically and strengthen your emotional intelligence to avoid emotional abuse. Get to the root of emotional issues with solid relationship advice and personal help. If affirmations don't work and you're tired of being told to "think positively!", start listening to this show for a better life.

    Do people think you're stubborn for honoring your boundaries?

    Do people think you're stubborn for honoring your boundaries?

    Honoring your boundaries isn't always easy. Some people will think you're being a jerk or stubborn. Some will even say that you're changing in a bad way even though it's good for you. Get clear on what you will and won't accept from others and your life will change for the better.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Working through those old emotional triggers so that you can stop the PTSD and start living life again

    Working through those old emotional triggers so that you can stop the PTSD and start living life again

    Emotional triggers are what develop when you go through a traumatic event in your past, then the memory of that trauma stays with you and comes up at different times causing you to feel upset, hurt, or angry, which can affect your relationships and your life. Experiencing an emotional trigger is like PTSD and it needs to be healed if you want a higher quality of life.

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    The intimacy that happens behind their back

    The intimacy that happens behind their back

    Cheating and infidelity can be a sensitive topic. You could be a victim to it, or the cheater, or you could be the one seeing someone who is cheating on their partner to be with you.

    There is almost always heartache on the other side of cheating. It doesn't mean there isn't healing.

    I received a message from a woman who is "the other woman", and I read another message from someone who was once the cheater herself.

    Several angles to discuss on the topic of infidelity in this episode.

    • 44 min
    When loved ones resist the decisions you need to make for yourself

    When loved ones resist the decisions you need to make for yourself

    Sometimes you have to make a decision you know will have an impact on everyone else, even when your decision doesn't really affect them. They just make it their issue when it's really yours alone to deal with. In the first segment, I read a message from a transgender man who had to make a lot of hard decisions in life. In segment two, I talk about the hard decisions you might need to make in your life when you face resistance from those closest to you.

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Depression or the blahs shouldn't be a way of life

    Depression or the blahs shouldn't be a way of life

    If you've suffered depression and haven't found your way out yet, or you've found your way out but it still sneaks up on you, I share some strategies in this episode that may help you feel just a glimmer of something better.

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    • 41 min
    Walking around as an adult with dysfunctions from childhood

    Walking around as an adult with dysfunctions from childhood

    There are many dysfunctions that can be learned when you're growing up. Many come from trauma, neglect, or abuse, but others can come from seemingly innocent things too. We don't know the full impact our childhood had on us until we're older trying to relate to other people that aren't those we grew up with. In this episode, I read an email from someone who has learned a lot about her childhood dysfunctions and how she is finding her way out of them.

    • 1 hr 10 min

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1.1K Ratings

marygemma ,

Toxic relief

Thankyou so much for your episode on creating boundaries within toxic families. I am grappling with personal issues from my childhood suddenly at 60 years old. I started seeing a psychotherapist and discovered my mother has borderline personality disorder and my father is an alcoholic. Your program gave me the extra boost of confidence that I needed to proceed to set boundaries.

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