Podcast Ep. 166: We’ve Got To Stop Pumping People Up With Our Great Expectations

As I pondered discussing the topic of practices we can adopt to change the course of our relationships and life experiences, I stumbled into an important realisation about expectations: Sometimes people want us to continue to have the same expectations of them even...
Podcast Ep. 165: Acceptance Is The Way Through

Podcast Ep. 165: Acceptance Is The Way Through

It’s time for  The Baggage Reclaim Sessions to go on a break until the new year, so I thought I’d speak on the rather pertinent topic of acceptance. Every time we find ourselves wrestling with thoughts and problems that we’ve already grappled...
About Unconditional Love

About Unconditional Love

Love can seem very complicated and painful. The truth is, though, it’s only like that when we use our feelings to try to control the uncontrollable. We say that we love someone and, next thing, we’ve rolled out a whole load of expectations about who and...

Podcast Ep. 87: Jaysus! What’s Up With All The Life Lessons, Professor Life?

On this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I delve into the topic of getting out of your own way so that you can heed the lessons that repeat experiences are trying to show you and finally move on. Here’s the gist of what I talk about in the...
Advice Wednesday: I Tried To Escape My Grief With An Affair–What Do I Do Now?

Advice Wednesday: I Tried To Escape My Grief With An Affair–What Do I Do Now?

Salma asks: I recently miscarried. My husband wasn’t supportive and we’d been having problems for a while. I felt useless, ugly and to cut a long story short, ended up meeting an attached man online. I told him I was not looking for anything but friendship...