Podcast Ep. 229: Burning Out from Being There For Others

Some of us really pride ourselves on being there for others. However, if we don’t also have healthy boundaries and take care of ourselves, we feel drained, overwhelmed, resentful, and burnt out. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk...

Feeling frustrated and resentful about a loved one not taking our advice

It’s hard to watch a loved one do something that decimates their self-worth. As an outsider, you can see what’s going on, and you want to jump in there and fix it for them. They’re so in it that they don’t have the objectivity to see what’s going on. And maybe,...

Advice Wednesday #1: How do I deal with my draining faux friend neighbour?

The tricky situation: I’m divorced, in my 40’s with no children. I’m currently single and rarely do I date. I’ve been experiencing a number of stressful scenarios with my neighbour. She is blessed beyond measure as she’s been with her husband for 20+...

Podcast Ep. 5: Tricky Co-workers, Trying To Be Liked By ‘Everyone’ , Dating Someone Without Initial Attraction

I’m having more fun than I imagined that I would with The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, my new podcast. It’s given me a new outlet and platform to connect with BR folk as well as people who didn’t know about BR before, plus it’s also been quite a...

Dealing With Drainers – the folk who Dump & Charge Up

Is there someone in your life who no matter how energised you feel, by the time you’re done engaging, you feel drained out and if you’re feeling low, they max out the last of your energy? When you encounter people who seem to sap your energy, you’re dealing with...