Our Codependency isn’t to Blame for Our Partner’s Emotional Unavailability

Maggie decided to attend therapy after her relationship ended due to what she defined as her “codependent behaviour”. Within weeks of beginning her sessions, she reconciled with her emotionally unavailable partner. The understanding between them became that any issues...

Podcast Ep. 268: Get Out of the Field of Shoulds by Choosing Desire Over Obligation

A big part of being more boundaried is knowing the difference between doing things from a place of desire versus doing them from a place of obligation. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I share lessons I’ve learned from making a...

Podcast Ep. 267: About Riding the Rollercoaster of Worst-Case-Scenario Anxiety

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk about how potentially scary news about a relative’s health ended up teaching me some powerful lessons about managing anxiety and worry. Are you a best/better-case scenario or worst-case...

The 2 Big Reasons We Lose Ourselves in Our Relationships

It’s not uncommon in the early stages of a relationship to get caught up in the honeymoon period trying to spend every spare moment with our new boo. For some of us, the honeymoon period settles and gives way to revealing even more of ourselves and integrating, for...

Podcast Ep. 260: Keeping It Real About What It Means to Take Responsibility

So many of us conflate responsibility with blame. It’s no wonder, then, that we struggle to take responsibility or to even know what responsibility is. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain what responsibility is and isn’t...