Episodes
Today we have a juicy interview with Thais Gibson where we talk about attachment style (in a new way you probably haven't heard), we talk about how our subconscious mind plays such a big part in both heartbreak in healing, we talk about how to reprogram around deep wounds and shadows that we all have, and we talk about the concept of limerence and what that means. Link to a free Attachment Style Quiz: Quiz Link to Thais’s book LEARNING LOVE: Book And here’s a discount code listeners can use...
Published 06/25/24
Published 06/25/24
In today's episode I give a long list of ideas of how to make it through each day as you're going through a breakup. Ideas ranging from morning routine, how to handle work, what to do if a panic attack hits, how to not be tempted to stalk social media, and so much more. Many of the ideas in this episode are from my Instagram followers and there were so many great tips and tricks in here! To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you, click the link to take the quiz and get...
Published 06/18/24
In today's episode I interview a listener who went through a difficult breakup and employed a variety of traditional tools to heal from a breakup and got to a place of feeling very stuck in the process. After researching he decided to try psychedelic assisted therapy under supervision of a therapist and it completely opened up his perspective and healing in a new way. Please note this is not an option for everyone and this is just this person's experience! To find out which Break Up Bestie...
Published 06/11/24
In today's episode I interview DBT expert therapist Dr. Maddy Ellberger. We talk all about what DBT therapy is and how it differs from traditional CBT therapy. Dr. Maddy shares insight into how to deal with difficult emotions, why distraction is actually a good thing, how to interrupt obsessive thought patterns, her tools for mindfulness and much more. To connect with Dr. Maddy follow her on Instagram To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you, click the link to take the quiz...
Published 06/04/24
Breakups can cause such intense and obsessive thoughts, some of which can feel very scary. In today's solo episode I go through all the different thoughts you can expect after going through a breakup, why you shouldn't trust your thoughts, reminders that you're far from the only person feeling the way that you can, and how to break those obsessive thought loops, and more. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you, click the link to take the quiz and get matched with the best...
Published 05/28/24
In today's listener episode I'm talking with Hal about not one but two breakups that happened in the span of 2 years. Hal was married to his ex husband after 13 years and he was able to walk away from that marriage after infidelity and then after leaving his marriage he had a difficult time staying single and got into another relationship very shortly after. That relationship became intense quickly and ended after a year. So in this episode we talk about going through multiple breakups in a...
Published 05/21/24
In today's episode I'm joined by psychologist and author of Run Like Hell, Dr. Nadine Macaluso. You may know her as the ex wife to Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort. In this interview we talk all about trauma bonds, what they are, why they form, why they're so hard to break free from, and much more. Dr. Nadine shares how her experience in an abusive trauma bonded relationship inspired her to help others going through the same thing. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you,...
Published 05/14/24
In today's episode I'm joined by Julia Mazur, host of the Pretty Much Done Podcast and we talk about Julia's journey through letting go of the societal expectations of needing to find a partner and have kids by a certain age, how she not only found peace in being single, but learned how to actually enjoy being on her own. We talk about how once you're able to let go of societal expectations and listen to yourself your gut instincts get so much louder and more clear, how she's found fun in...
Published 05/07/24
In today's episode I interview the highly requested guest Najwa Zebian about her newest book The Only Constant. In this interview we talk about why change is so hard to accept and navigate, why change that you choose (ie when you end the relationship) can also be incredibly hard to deal with, how to become better at accepting change, and much more. If you're not already following Najwa be sure to follow her on Instagram for her beautiful writings. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is...
Published 04/30/24
In today's solo episode I talk all about dating after going through a breakup and answer all of the most commonly asked questions. From how long should you wait before you start dating again to is it ok to bring up your ex and your breakup on a date. Dating can feel scary after going through heartbreak but there are ways to go into it feeling confident! In the episode I mention my Moving On After Heartbreak course, here it is linked. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you,...
Published 04/23/24
Today on the podcast I'm joined by Erin Falconer, author of the book How to Breakup With Your Friends and we're discussing all things friendship breakups. In this episode we talk about why it's so important to take a regular inventory of your friendships and how they are serving you (similar to how we need to do this for romantic relationships after a breakup), why friendships drift apart, how to address a friendship breakup, how to make friends as an adult and so much more. I highly...
Published 04/16/24
In today's episode I'm joined by dating expert Bela Gandhi, founder of the Smart Dating Academy and coined the "Fairy Godmother of Dating" by Steve Harvey. We talk all things dating especially when it comes to dating after a breakup- we discuss how long to wait after a breakup, how to change the conversation in your head around dating, how to stay positive, why it's so important to have help and community when it comes to dating and much much more. To connect with Bela and Smart Dating...
Published 04/09/24
In today's episode I'm talking with listener Sarah who is going through the breakup of a 12 year relationship from her ex girlfriend. Sarah found out her partner was seeing someone else and was then left in an emotional limbo not knowing where she stood with her partner and ultimately she was the one to end it. We talk about how to untangle your life from someone you've been with for so long, when your relationship was such a big part of your formative years, realizing that you're capable...
Published 04/02/24
In today's episode I'm talking about what you might expect when you're around the 1 year mark after your breakup (although this can also apply to other milestones like 6 months). I talk about how the 1 year mark can bring up a lot of feelings about your ex, it can make you feel bad that you haven't made enough progress, and can sometimes feel discouraging. But I give tips and perspective shift ideas to help you work through this milestone throughout. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course...
Published 03/26/24
In today's listener episode I speak with a female listener who went through her breakup 2 years ago after a 3 year relationship. Even though the relationship wasn't great at the end she talks about how it still shocked her when he ended it, and we talk a lot about the pain of finding out her ex was in a new relationship almost right away. We also discuss coming to terms with realizing how much you've been molded by your ex, anxious attachment style, being open to doing things differently...
Published 03/19/24
Today I am joined by Nicole Vignola who is a neuroscientist, corporate consultant, and author and we're talking all about neuroscience and self hypnosis on today's episode. We talk about what happens in the brain when you're in a relationship, what happens in the brain when going through a breakup, why you go down memory lane, why you feel an intense compulsion to look at your ex's social media, and so much more. I love Nicole's practical approach to neuroscience, to preorder her book Rewire:...
Published 03/12/24
In today's listener episode I have Jana from Slovakia on the show and she tells the story of her relationship which was a great relationship for the first 7 months and then her partner was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder which ultimately led to the demise of the relationship. We talk about what it's like to ultimately have to leave a relationship due to a partners mental health struggles, the guilt that comes along with that, the importance of personal safety in a relationship, and...
Published 03/05/24
In today's episode I talk all about hindsight when it comes to your breakup. I talk a lot about how hindsight can be used as a way to beat yourself up, how it shouldn't be used, and why it can make the breakup feel harder on you than it should. I also talk about how hindsight can be used effectively when it comes to learning from your breakup (after an appropriate amount of time) and how it can be utilized when thinking about dating again. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for...
Published 02/27/24
Today's listener episode was such a moving interview for me. Kristin was married for 17 years and has two older children with her ex, and we talk about the internal journey she had to go through to be able to not only walk away from her ex husband but also totally break the hearts of her children and how she handled that journey. We talk about becoming unrecognizable in a relationship, how to gain your identity back, how to deal with children when going through a divorce and so much more....
Published 02/20/24
In today's episode I'm back with a part 2 of the Flip the Script series. I got such great feedback on the last episode we had to come back with more. Flip the Script is where I take fears and negative thoughts you're having in the breakup and turn them into hopeful affirmative statements that will slowly but surely help you change the conversation you're having with yourself. Remember, how we speak to ourselves after the breakup is SO important. This is a great episode to bookmark and come...
Published 02/13/24
Today on the show, I'm interviewing Beth Schild who is a self-love and empowerment coach with a strong focus on somatic healing which has been something I've personally been very interested in lately. We talk about how to move emotions out of your body, how to get better in touch with your body when it comes to emotions, how to use somatic healing in your breakup, how to be ok when you're not ok, we talk about the inner critic we all have, and so so much more. Follow Beth on Instagram...
Published 02/06/24
Today I'm joined by Dr. Elisa Hallerman who is the author of the book Soulbriety. In this episode we discuss journey to her getting sober, how she completely changed her career later in llife, how to get in touch with yourself and your soul, her own breakup recovery, trauma bonds, and most importantly how to build an internal communication system between you and your gut, and so much more. Get a copy of Soulbriety To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you, click the link to...
Published 01/30/24
In today's solo episode we're talking about the fact that it takes TWO people to make a relationship work. So often in breakups we're only blaming ourselves for things we could have done better or things we could have done to save the relationship but we neglect to remember that it takes two willing and motivated people to do the work to have a successful relationship. To find out which Break Up Bestie Course is right for you, click the link to take the quiz and get matched with the best...
Published 01/23/24
In today's solo episode I talk about what to do if you find yourself completely stuck in a spiral about your breakup. Obsessive thinking unfortunately comes with the territory of a breakup but I wanted to make sure you are equipped with some tools on how to handle days when you feel stuck in the black hole of negative thoughts, wondering about your ex, obsessing about the relationship, beating yourself up, and all the other things we do when we're spiraling. To find out which Break Up Bestie...
Published 01/16/24