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Apr 29, 2024
01:13:12

#368: Polyvagal Path: Healing Your Nervous System & Your Life with Dr. Stephen Porges

In this episode, I had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Stephen Porges, the originator of the Polyvagal Theory, to the podcast. Dr. Porges discusses the impact of trauma histories on our relationships and behaviors – sharing Polyvagal Theory's role in our physiological responses. We also discuss post-pandemic societal shifts, navigating the challenges of societal evaluation, the impact of social media, and ethical considerations surrounding digital interactions. Dr. Porges explores alternative modalities for self-regulation – emphasizing the importance of co-regulation, and shares somatic therapies for trauma healing. Listen in to this conversation that reminds us of the transformative power of connection for promoting healing and well-being.

Latest Episode

Apr 8, 2024
01:10:59

#362: Heal Your Wounds & Reclaim Your Life Through Shadow Work w/ Violet Benson

In this episode, I welcome Violet Benson back to the podcast. We dive into the transformative process of shadow work and the impact of confronting grief. In order to help understand how past experiences have shaped our present behaviors, Violet speaks about the significance of understanding our personal experiences of childhood trauma and the coping mechanisms we’ve developed. She also discusses the power of self-expression, boundaries, and the channeling of emotions into constructive actions. Violet encourages us to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth – sharing the tool of shadow work as a means of healing past wounds, enhancing emotional intelligence, and cultivating fulfilling relationships with oneself and others. Join us for this enlightening conversation that invites honesty forward and deepens our connections within.

Latest Episode

Mar 14, 2024
00:04:46

#356: Deepening Love: Navigating Relationships with Wisdom

This espresso shot solo episode is an excerpt from Ky’s + my recent Valentine's Day Liberated Love Workshop. In this episode, I discuss the nuances of navigating relationships and breakups – emphasizing the crucial role of clear communication and intentional boundaries. Drawing from my personal journey of reconnecting with Kylie, I share the significance of well-defined guidelines post-breakup, explicit communication of needs, and mutual respect. I also explore topics such as infidelity, regret, and confronting uncomfortable truths for personal growth and transformation in relationships. The episode dives into the importance of embracing grief as a pathway to self-discovery and emphasizes the profound growth achieved by acknowledging our inner darkness. Get the full recording at https://createthelove.myflodesk.com/vday-event-replay

Latest Episode

Mar 7, 2024
00:24:10

#354: Boundaries are HOT!

This episode is an excerpt from Ky’s + my recent Valentine's Day Liberated Love Workshop. In this episode, Kylie and I explore the concept of liberated love and advocate for diversified relationships to fulfill various needs. We discuss the importance of establishing healthy boundaries and practicing self-care to achieve authentic connections. Kylie and I share our personal experience and perspectives on reconciling after a breakup, emphasizing mutual growth and trust-building. We also explore the importance of self-trust, clean anger expression, and the transformative power of self-discovery. Tune in to this episode to learn how to navigate relationships and personal evolution with wisdom and openness. Get the full recording at https://createthelove.myflodesk.com/vday-event-replay

Latest Episode

Mar 4, 2024
01:12:15

#353: How to Optimize Your Life with Neuroscience Professor & Elite Performance Coach

In this episode, I welcome Dr. Mark Guadagnoli, Teacher, Author, Elite Performer Coach, and Neuroscience Professor. Dr. Guadagnoli shares his expertise in optimizing performance, discusses leveraging situations for growth, and emphasizes taking control of your life in order to thrive. He shares the wisdom of the Challenge Point Framework and finding the right stress level for learning and growth. We explore how adverse childhood experiences' impact resilience and what trauma's role is in growth. Dr. Guadagnoli emphasizes the importance of taking control of our experiences, reframing traumas, recognizing the significance of arousal states in learning, and prioritizing growth over ego in relationships. Tune in to this episode to discover how personal development through challenge can be a pivotal factor for both individual and collective advancement.

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I find myself returning to this podcast again and again. As life has carried me through quite the journey the last few years, I find peace and understanding in the topics Mark covers and the way he approaches them. Often times I am moved to tears because I relate so deeply, or find myself simply feeling seen and understood. There is so much to learn here by simply listening.

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Authentic alignment

Mark Groves says it perfectly every time, he is impeccable in the way he uses words to reach the deepest parts of your true self and does not hold back, always refreshing and empowering listening to him speak as well as with his guests. I will always recommend!

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I have a love for learning (for human behavior) and admittedly could qualify for podcast addiction! I’ve listened to many of Mark Groves Podcasts and as a therapist myself, I can tell you the information is correct. Unfortunately, I’ve listened to other podcasts where the advice suggested could have unintended consequences if that person is not prepared to utilize that advice. On another note, he scores many guests that are at the top of their field. As Mark talks, I hear him correct himself and do the work in real-time. He has the most important attributes of human growth-radical accountability and radical compassion. And was gifted with a “radio-voice” that is easy to pay attention to.

 

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Mark shares his wisdom with candor, humility and authenticity. He has a way of inviting the listener to deepen their own thoughts— to grow into a more vibrant lived experience with themselves and others. Mark brings forward conversations with some of the worlds most thought provoking and brilliant thinkers, creators, and scientists. I feel lucky to have Mark’s extensive podcast catalog available any time I need support or another approach to life’s journey.

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What a delight it is to listen to this podcast. I am in total admiration for the full spectrum discussions and enlivening conversations taking place here. Mark, thank you for sharing your truth and heart with us and all your guests for their brave and wondrous expertise on such potent areas of important and life changing topics. Keep the good energy flowing and thank you from the depth of my being. Rock on 🤙🏽