Category: Relationships

Podcast Relationships

Ep. 45: Renee Linnell — How to Free Yourself from Manipulative Relationships

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a manipulative relationship—you know deep down it’s toxic, yet each time you try to leave you’re pulled back in? My guest this week…

Mindfulness Podcast Relationships

Ep. 42: Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath — How to Grow in Your Loving Relationships

My guest this week is psychologist Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath. We talked about the big ideas from her recent book, Love Between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path. Polly presents an…

Communication Mindfulness Podcast Relationships

Ep. 37: Oren Jay Sofer — How to Improve Your Relationships with Better Communication

Do you ever feel like you and someone else—a romantic partner, family member, friend, co-worker, or someone else—just aren’t hearing each other? Our relationships will never be better than the…

Meditation Mindfulness Podcast Relationships

Ep. 34: Jonni Pollard — How to Experience Life as a Sacred Expression of Love

My guest this week focuses on the big questions of our existence: Who are we? Why are we here? And how can we experience fulfillment? Jonni Pollard describes his inspiring…

Gaslighting Podcast Relationships

Ep. 16: Dr. Stephanie Sarkis — How to Spot, Manage, and Avoid Gaslighters in Your Life

Last year I kept seeing posts on PsychologyToday.com about gaslighting. They were often among the most popular posts, and I kept wondering, What the heck is “gaslighting”? Finally I Googled it and…

Mindfulness Podcast Relationships Self Compassion

Ep. 12: Dr. David Richo – The Mindful Path Toward Greater Love and Connection

Relationships are the biggest factor in our well-being, and yet we often struggle to have the quality of connections that we need. In this episode I talk with Dr. David…

Podcast Relationships

Ep. 9: Dr. Ben Hunter – Love and Relationships Through the Lens of Attachment

Each of us has a predominant way of connecting with others, which relationship scientists call our attachment style. It’s exactly what it sounds like—our habitual way of relating to people. Some of us…

Death Mindfulness Relationships

We Will Be Forgotten

We’re now well into fall, and each week our changing relationship with the sun is apparent. Few things mark the passage of time like the coming of spring and fall,…

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Mindfulness Relationships Stress

The Doctor Will Hear You Now

Dr. Alec Spencer Knew That to Listen Is to Heal On the wall above my desk are pictures of many of my ancestors, including Dr. Alec Spencer. Born in 1915…