Podcast Ep. 248: Keeping It Real About Self-Esteem

The Baggage Reclaim Sessions podcast is back from its Christmas and New Year hiatus! In this week’s episode, I demystify the term ‘self-esteem’. I also break down why we don’t need to micromanage and overcomplicate our efforts to improve the way we feel about...

Learning to Care Less About What People Think

Let’s not kid ourselves: Everyone cares about what others think to an extent. As humans, we all want to be accepted, and so conversely, we’re all afraid of rejection. We also like to follow the herd, even when it leads us off a cliff or into our...

Podcast Ep. 212: People Can Be More Than One Thing

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain why seeing people, including ourselves, as only one thing is a trap. It causes us to deny, rationalise, minimise, excuse, assume and generalise and this always leads to big problems. Subscribe...

Superficial relationships signal the need to develop a more intimate relationship with ourselves

It can be pretty uncomfortable to acknowledge that sometimes we’re more superficial than we imagined ourselves to be. When we reflect, for instance, on our attraction to someone we experienced a great deal of pain with, we were often drawn to the appearance of...
Feeling like someone took the better version of you when they left

Feeling like someone took the better version of you when they left

Sometimes, what we miss the most about someone is who we thought we were or who we became when around them. In our mind, we became someone with possibilities. We blossomed into the most attractive version of us. And now, they’re out of our life, and we feel lost...