Challenging Times Challenge: Day 1 with Mio Yokoi

It’s challenging times and this is Day One of the Challenging Times Challenge where I will suggest a daily challenge for you to complete so that you can choose to have at least one thing you can feel you’re engaged with today.

32. Taking Care Mentally and Emotionally During Uncertain Times with Mio Yokoi

With so much going on in the world with the spread of COVID-19, in this episode, I will be talking about some of my experiences this past week, as well as resources and a mindfulness practice which will hopefully support you as we are moving through this challenging time in our lives.

31. Balancing Life & Relationships as a Professional Bikini Bodybuilder with Na’iyma Thompson

Being in a physically demanding sport like competitive bodybuilding requires exactness in so many areas, including but not limited to, dieting and exercise.

There is also a tremendous mental component in competing, especially at such a high level. How do you deal with competing at a professional and international level, or standing on stage in front of thousands of people, alongside the realities of life and relationships outside of competition?

30. Divorce Can Be Peaceful with Kim Korven

Just speaking the word “divorce” can bring up some heavy and difficult feelings for many people, but Kim Korven, a Family Peace Specialist, is committed and working with divorcing couples and individuals to change this paradigm.

29. Couples Therapy to Proactively Protect Relationships with Matt Cahill

There can be pretty big misconceptions about couples therapy being the beginning of the end of a relationship. Matt Cahill, a registered psychotherapist who works with both couples and individuals, sees couples therapy as a proactive measure that can help couples communicate more effectively and protect their relationship from the stresses of inevitable changes and differences.

27. How Adversities & Vulnerability Helped to Save a Marriage with Katie Sullivan

When it’s necessary to make difficult decisions in a marriage, what can be the consequences? When these decisions impact you and your partner in major ways, what will the marriage look like during and after the dust has settled? I explore these realities and more in part two of my conversation with Katie Sullivan.

25. How to De-Stigmatize & Talk Mental Health On Social Media with Omar Bazza

Therapist Omar Bazza uses Twitter to educate and break down barriers about mental health with those who find him on the social media platform. By making himself available for questions, he is able to provide resources and information that can support people to better understand, identify and manage their mental health.

24. Understanding the Highly Sensitive Person & Sensory Processing Sensitivity with April Snow

Psychotherapist April Snow, invites us to learn more about Highly Sensitive People and how HSPs can flourish in their daily lives. She describes the characteristics of individuals who possess the temperament of Sensory Processing Sensitivity, and she gives us some practical and thoughtful self-care ideas for both the Highly Sensitive Person and the Highly Sensitive Therapist.