Series 32: For The Love Of Reconnecting
2020 untethered so many connections we hold dear: connections with our communities, our world, and even within ourselves. But as we turn the corner into a brand-new year, what if we allow ourselves to think about getting back in touch with who we are and what we value? What if we think about who we’ve become over the past year and how we can move forward with compassion for ourselves and others? It can feel scary to reach out for reconnection, especially when we’re all hurting from things we’ve lost. But when we have the courage to make ourselves vulnerable, to get back in touch with ourselves and the world around us, we also give ourselves capacity to feel joy again.
Next up in our For the Love of Reconnecting series, we’re touching base with a very important and easy-to-lose-hold-of concept: our boundaries. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s how much setting boundaries impacts our life. So why do we feel guilty when we actually do set them? And when was the last time you took a second to think about what you need and what you have the capacity for? Therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab, author of the book Set Boundaries, Find Peace, walks us through how we draw these needed lines, and why it’s important for us to have them in the first place (spoiler alert: they’re crucial for our mental health and keep us away from resentment and burnout). It’s okay for us to ask for what we want and take…Listen Now
New year, new series! We’re thinking all about For the Love of Reconnecting, where we’ll try to get back in touch with who we are and what we value, so that we can start to inch forward in this brand-new year. What’s holding you back? Is there a real obstacle standing in the way of your growth—or is it just a story you’re telling yourself? Therapist, author, TED Talk superstar and podcast host Lori Gottlieb knows a thing or two about the stories we tell ourselves. In fact, Lori opens up her life in a deeply vulnerable way, taking us into the stories she told herself as a practicing therapist and how she moved past them in her New York Times bestselling memoir Maybe You Should Talk to Someone. Lori explains that…Listen Now