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...

Podcast Ep. 219: You Are Allowed To Rest

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain why we need to change our relationship with rest. Over the last four years since my father passed away from cancer and grief forced me to slow down and re-evaluate my life, the uncomfortable truth...

Stop shaming you for having needs

Acknowledging that you have needs is like acknowledging that you breathe.  Do you know when you won’t have needs? When you’re dead.  From the moment we are born until we die, we have needs. And every single last thing that we do is about meeting a...
These “good qualities” you cling to, why aren’t you benefiting from them?

These “good qualities” you cling to, why aren’t you benefiting from them?

One of the challenges that life presents for some of us is knowing where and with whom to invest our good qualities. When we’re driven by being a ‘good person’ and avoiding people’s judgement and criticism, it makes us afraid of putting...
How to Deal With Feeling Obliged During the Festive Season

How to Deal With Feeling Obliged During the Festive Season

Have you felt conflicted about some of the requests you’re dealing with this month due to the season’s festivities? If so, it’s likely due in part to the struggle of that people-pleaser part of you that struggles to discern what’s fair and...