Gambler’s Fallacy and Romantic Relationships

There’s something called Gambler’s Fallacy. It’s where we think that if we’ve experienced, for example, a lot of something, that the odds of that happening in future is much lower. And vice versa. It’s connected to the misconception that...
Checking your sense of entitlement stops you from busting boundaries

Checking your sense of entitlement stops you from busting boundaries

You’re not entitled to a date or relationship with that certain someone. Even though you might be The Nicest Person on Earth TM or you bent over backwards to accommodate them by busting your boundaries, they’re still allowed to say no. They don’t have to reciprocate...

Repeats of painful situations invite us to learn what we didn’t before

Finding ourselves in repeats of the same situation can be infuriating and demotivating. We start to wonder if we’re Jedi mind tricking people and life into letting us down. We hear that old adage that life keeps serving the same lessons until we heed them, but...
Podcast Ep. 182: Your ‘Worthiness’ ISN’T To Blame

Podcast Ep. 182: Your ‘Worthiness’ ISN’T To Blame

Earlier this week, I wrote about why our needs and wants are not about how worthy and deserving we are. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I break down why blaming our disappointments on our worthiness and deservedness is the fundamental...