Podcast Ep. 275: You Don’t *Have* To Be Friends With Your Ex(es)

So many of us put ourselves under pressure to try and be friends with an ex. And, yes, sometimes we pressure our ex into trying to be friends with us. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain why forcing ourselves or others to be friends...

How To Say No: 12 Phrases & Scripts That Won’t Make the Sky Fall Down

Something I help clients and members do is understand, nurture and honour their needs, boundaries, bandwidth and values. A crucial part of this is learning how to say no (and show it). Although no is a complete sentence, so many of us struggle to find the words to say...
Advice Wednesday: Should I Cut Off The Friend Who Keeps Trying To Make Me Look Bad?

Advice Wednesday: Should I Cut Off The Friend Who Keeps Trying To Make Me Look Bad?

Evelyn asks: I have been working on making new friends.  I have a new(ish) ‘friend’ who decided to tell a group we were hanging with, a story about what happened when we were camping.  Thing is, she changed it so I looked like a bad person, or at least not very...
Podcast Ep. 50: Getting Paid What You’re Worth, Knowing When To Fold, Means Goals

Podcast Ep. 50: Getting Paid What You’re Worth, Knowing When To Fold, Means Goals

It’s time for another episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions. In episode 50–yeah baby! It’s the big five-o!–I cover: Getting paid what you’re worth: Earlier this week I wrote about the vicious cycle of undervaluing yourself and I got me...
Podcast Ep. 50: Getting Paid What You’re Worth, Knowing When To Fold, Means Goals

Podcast Ep. 48: No Get Self-Esteem Quick Scheme, Why Them & Not Me, When A Friend Doesn’t Feel That Way About Us

It’s time for another episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions. In episode 48, I cover: Making a start with building your self-esteem: One of my most frequently asked questions is, How do I build my self-esteem? and I talk about why it’s about getting started...