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...

A few thoughts about gossiping

Don’t kid yourself.  Everyone gossips (or has done at some point), even if it’s just a little or only with close friends. I know we like to think that we’re ‘better’ or squeaky clean, but we’re all human here. We might say that...
Podcast Ep. 129: Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Podcast Ep. 129: Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Does someone really need to do the equivalent of giving us a one-star review? Do we need to let our ex know that we’re “over” them? Why does someone put themselves on Tinder right after they’ve made plans to move or be away for some time? What’s the craic with...
Podcast Ep. 93: Am I Lying To Myself?

Podcast Ep. 93: Am I Lying To Myself?

Greetings from Amsterdam where I’m having some lovely family time. This week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions tackles the issue of knowing when we’re lying to ourselves. We’re all guilty on BS-ing ourselves from time to time but when...