Maybe the Relationship and Breakup Gifted You with Something After All

The aim of a relationship isn’t to show up doing what you always do. You don’t have a pre-defined role. No, you don’t. Shout-out to all the people pleasers, including Florence Nightingales, Listeners, Buffers, Good Girls/Guys, Helpers, Savers, and more, of the world....

Podcast Ep. 244: It Often Sucks Before It’s a ‘Blessing in Disguise’

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk about how, while gratitude, an appreciation for what we have or what something gave us despite the painfulness of it, is undoubtedly important, we also need to be able to acknowledge our...
Podcast Ep.32: Appreciating You, Deal-Breakers, You Can’t Be ‘The Solution’

Podcast Ep.32: Appreciating You, Deal-Breakers, You Can’t Be ‘The Solution’

It’s time for another episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions. In episode 32, I get into: Deal-breakers: When we’re not attracted to somebody, we can often find umpteen reasons to make our exit (unless we’re the type that feels guilty for not being...

Podcast Ep.17: Happy New Year! (Nat’s 2015 In Review)

Happy New Year! I hope that whatever you’ve been doing over the last week or so, that you’ve been able to be kind to you and that if you haven’t, that you’re resolving to invest in you in 2016 and beyond. I’ve enjoyed a couple of weeks of...

We’re Gonna Go Back… Waaaay Back: The Ex Factor

While doing a spot of clearing out the other day, I came across an old post (2005) from my now defunct personal blog that sowed the seeds for Baggage Reclaim. I used to get emails from people telling me that they printed this out and carried it in their purse or that...