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Unapologetically Sensitive

We explore how sensitivity weaves itself into our lives; the richness that it adds, and the strengths we have BECAUSE of our sensitivity--and some of the challenges it poses as well. You may learn to live a bolder, brighter life.

Apr 25, 2019

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Overwhelm & Perfectionism - I’m in the Middle of the Struggle

 

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Solo episode Patricia Young

 

EPISODE OVERVIEW

I’ve been struggling with overwhelm, perfectionism and feeling not good enough. I feel vulnerable sharing when I’m in the middle of the struggle, but the way to break shame is to name it. When...


Apr 23, 2019

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Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) & Understanding How to Build Trust and Strengthen Connections

 

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Anya Surnitsky, LCSW

 

EPISODE OVERVIEW

We use Brene Brown’s work on attachment to continue our discussion about security, safety, and steps to building strong relationships. We talk about the marble jar and...


Apr 18, 2019

Bonus Episode 43

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I Want More: You Want Less. How We Navigate Competing Needs in Relationships

GUEST

Solo episode Patricia Young, LCSW

EPISODE OVERVIEW

Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) often have different needs for connection in relationships.  I talk about a recent incident where this happened, and it triggered my...


Apr 16, 2019

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Anya Surnitsky, LCSW

EPISODE OVERVIEW

We use Brene Brown’s work on attachment to talk about security, safety, how we get our needs met, and how to survive when our needs aren't being met. What we all want is to be seen, heard, and to feel valued. Oftentimes, we are triggered due to Childhood Emotional Neglect...


Apr 11, 2019

Bonus Episode 42

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Confusing Attachment, Things and Relationships—Or Why I Didn’t Want to Repaint My Son’s Room

GUEST

Solo episode Patricia Young, LCSW

EPISODE OVERVIEW

When we have experienced Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN), and have attachment wounds, we have often tried to control things when it’s...