Podcast Ep. 247: The One Where Nat Went To Therapy

It’s time for me to go on my end-of-year break, so this is the last episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions for 2021. It’s a reflective episode where I share how I surprised myself by going to therapy this year and how it, along with joys and...

Cautious Carol and why I practice patience and humour with my inner critic

When good things happen, especially when I’ve hoped and wanted them for a while, the Cautious Carol part of me kicks in. Driven by avoiding potential problems and dangers by whatever means possible, she presents me with worst-case scenarios and prods me with...

Time to return to work or make friends with our ex, or is our inner critic talking??

One of the challenges, when we’ve experienced a painful situation that forced us to slow down, step back or stop engaging, is that the time away can cause us to believe that it’s time (or ‘safe’) to go back. So, for instance, we burn out at...