Why We Feel Shaken and Like We Did a Bad Thing After Asserting Ourselves

It’s not uncommon, especially when you’re new to creating healthier boundaries through being more honest about who you are, including expressing limits, saying no, or articulating what you need, want and expect, to feel shaken by your assertiveness. You might...

Podcast Ep. 230: Why you’re still having thoughts about that certain someone or thing

If you’ve ever wondered why you keep thinking about someone or something even though you think you should be moved on by now, this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions is for you. It’s not necessarily that you, for instance, want to get...

Questioning our default stories and fears allows us to ‘update’

For more than twenty years, I wouldn’t eat runny eggs thanks to the whole Edwina Currie salmonella egg scandal that happened in the U.K. when I was ten. I also get very twitchy about someone putting tins in the fridge–kept hearing about how dangerous it...