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How Children Learn to Love
How Children Learn to Love

Our most deeply ingrained lessons about how to be in relationship develop in the womb. From the moment of conception we develop in relationship. Our experience in the womb shapes the brain and lays the groundwork for personality and emotional temperament. As an infant...

Living Your Life with Lianne Laing podcast
Living Your Life with Lianne Laing podcast

Have you ever had difficulty trying to explain why you feel a certain way, have unexplained sadness, or depression? Do you have self destructive behavior or continually see the same results in failed relationships? Are you dealing with chronic illness? Some of this...

Quenching the Need for Love with Coca~Cola
Quenching the Need for Love with Coca~Cola

As our session began, Gloria shared “I’ve been drinking 3 - 5 Coke’s since my teens … so I guess I’m coming close to 30 years now. I stopped for awhile, I don’t think my stomach could take anymore. When the habit took hold again, I decided Diet Coke could be a better...

Why Many Marriages Fizzle Out and What You Can Do About It
Why Many Marriages Fizzle Out and What You Can Do About It

Many people think love is what happens when you first meet. Where did we ever get this idea of love at 1st sight ?  Was it love’s first kiss to awaken the princess that we watched as a little girl that set up the idea of love at 1st sight ? Then as adults this love at...

Our Love Imprint
Our Love Imprint

As I turn on my computer to log in for the first session with Leanne and Chris, before anyone says a word, I notice right away how tight her mouth is and sad her eyes are. I notice Chris settles uncomfortably into his chair, it was clear to see how unsure he felt...

Love and The Modern Man
Love and The Modern Man

Listen in as I chat with Ariadna from Love & the Modern Man podcast. In the interview we talk about how unresolved issues affect a person’s ability to have healthy romantic relationships, how this manifests itself differently in men and women, and what steps we...

How To Get Onto The Same Team With Your Co-Parent
How To Get Onto The Same Team With Your Co-Parent

Join Johanna, founder of The Family Imprint Institute and her client who is experiencing the pain of divorce and struggling with co-parenting. Listen in to gain understanding and access solutions for any of your co-parenting challenges. If you enjoy this audio perhaps...

Possibility Project Podcast

I'm excited to share with you a friend and colleague's amazing Possibility Project Podcast. Sarah Knight offers some great questions about today's essential conversations. Listen to this interview here as Sarah & I discuss how to become a more capable, more...

The Healing Toolbox Podcast Interview
The Healing Toolbox Podcast Interview

I'd love to share my recent interview with Michelle Dowell-Vest on The Healing Toolbox Podcast.  I hope you find this interview supportive. If you enjoy this interview perhaps you would enjoy this one as well on: How Your Family Imprint Affects Your Relationship...

Resolving
Resolving

As I ask the first few questions, I get the sense that even answering them draws from an energy reserve that is almost dry. As Connor opens up, my initial sense is confirmed, he’s barely hanging on. “I don’t know how long its been since I’ve been swallowed up by the...

How Much Happy Is in Your Holidays ?
How Much Happy Is in Your Holidays ?

~Happy Holidays~ Each year, around this time, many of my clients express to me their uneasiness about the holiday season. Many enter the season holding sadness about a missing family member, pain about unresolved relationships, and uncertainty about what to do to...

Do You Give Too Much?      
Do You Give Too Much?      

What if you had insights into your earliest experiences in life, to give you clues for why you need what you do in your relationships?  What the body remembers leaves clues for the challenges we face today. Lauren came into my office wanting to explore what had...

Our Earliest Imprint
Our Earliest Imprint

Our most deeply ingrained lessons about how to be in relationship develop in the womb. From the moment of conception we develop in relationship. The experience in the womb shapes the brain and lays the groundwork for personality and emotional temperament. Did you know...

Our Parents Within Us
Our Parents Within Us

As the workshop began, Sandra shared that the therapist she worked with last year suggested cutting off the relationship  with her parents because it was too stressful for her to keep engaging with them. The truth is the connection to our parents can’t be cut off.   ...

How To Resolve Painful Patterns From Past Generations
How To Resolve Painful Patterns From Past Generations

In this episode we talk about - What influences relationship choices on a subconscious level How do our earliest experience influence how we show up in our relationships The hidden elements feed frustration and/or distance in long term relationships When there is hurt...

Anxiety & Our Children
Anxiety & Our Children

What is behind the rising epidemic of anxiety in children today? Learn about what YOU can do to support your child.   If you enjoyed this article perhaps you would enjoy this audio: How DNA Influences Your Child

Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad
Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad

When I see my husband play with our son, I can clearly see how much has changed within just one generation related to how emotionally available father’s are to their children. His own father overwhelmed with work and providing for the family matched with emotional...

How Your DNA Influences Your Child
How Your DNA Influences Your Child

How Your DNA Influences Your Child with Debbie Pokornik of Vibrant, Powerful Moms Show If you enjoyed listening o this interview perhaps you would enjoy this video as well: What You Need to Know to Change Your Child’s Behaviour  

Your Life Leaves Clues
Your Life Leaves Clues

I met Heather at a time when she felt unappreciated at work and most of time felt that her boss favoured her colleagues and ignored her. From the water cooler to the lunchroom to her office she spent most of the day feeling left out out the loop. Her work environment...

How The Stories in Your Family Affect Your Love Life
How The Stories in Your Family Affect Your Love Life

“He walks through life as if he’s under a black cloud. When he comes home from work, the whole house feels heavier.  And I can never get him to spend any money on anything besides essentials.” Monica’s list of complaints about the man with whom she shares her life -...

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