Trying to Make Someone Change Won’t Fix the Problem of Poor Boundaries

A huge source of frustration is knowing that something doesn’t feel good or right for us but waiting for something or someone else to change. This is a boundary issue that leads to us making choices, even passive ones, and then feeling wounded by them. This renders us...

Podcast Ep. 241: Always The Strong or Supportive One? People Might Not Know You’re In Need

We often don’t realise how reliant we are on being ‘strong’ and The Supportive One until we experience discomfort and resistance around expressing our need for help and support. This week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions delves...

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...

Making sense of people seemingly being unhappy with your happiness

Not everyone is going to be happy for you when you are. People you will expect to share in your joy, to be pleased for you, to acknowledge whatever’s happened, might not. They’ll maybe like your Facebook or Instagram post(s) but say absolutely nothing at...

The self-abandonment of compartmentalising other people’s shady behaviour isn’t worth it

Sometimes we compartmentalise a person’s behaviour and focus on our feelings or the picture we’ve painted in our mind. The back and forth with our ex continues even though they still insist that they don’t want us or a relationship. We claim that we...