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The Influence of Family Dynamics on Your Professional Life
The Influence of Family Dynamics on Your Professional Life

Business problems are personal problems in disguise. We rarely consider how family experiences disguise themselves in our professional lives. Yet unresolved dynamics with parents, grandparents, siblings and more have a way of hijacking work decisions and exacerbating...

Unexpected Gift Reveals The True Meaning of the Season
Unexpected Gift Reveals The True Meaning of the Season

Christmas Morning arrives and our son has been looking forward to unwrapping the surprises under the tree. We’re excited to share with him what we picked out that we know he’ll be thrilled with. Before we gather around the tree, we all hear what sounds like a baby...

Lessons from the Heart
Lessons from the Heart

Listen to the Podcast Key Takeaways: [18:06] When you are searching for a therapist or counselor, make sure that they are self-regulated. A lot of therapists get into this work to sort out their own stuff and they end up passing it along to their clients. [21:12] When...

The Hidden Teachings in The Crown Series
The Hidden Teachings in The Crown Series

There is a long-standing fascination with the Royal Family. This is likely what makes The Crown such a popular series. When I watched the latest episodes of The Crown, there was a surprising systemic understanding of what Prince Charles, Princess Diana & Dodi...

The Influence of Inherited Family Trauma
The Influence of Inherited Family Trauma

https://nancylevin.com/episode-127-inherited-family-trauma-with-johanna-lynn/ In this episode... In this episode of Your Permission Prescription, I’m joined by Johanna Lynn, founder of The Family Imprint Institute. We delve into the fascinating world of epigenetics...

Every November that familiar feeling used to creep in, the dread for the upcoming winter. I didn't want to spend my winters hibernating. Despite my efforts to embrace the season with activities like skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and hikes with hot chocolate, I just...

The DNA of Money
The DNA of Money

We all live out our relationship to money every day in subtle ways. Every day, even in small decisions, our inherited money beliefs from our family shape how we interact with money. Our relationship to money defines our choices in life and yet very few of us were ever...

Breaking Free from the Grip of Depression
Breaking Free from the Grip of Depression

Many of the clients I've worked with over the years struggle with depression. Through my work with them, I've learned depression has a lot to do with suppressed or frozen emotions that have been held in the body for too long. Depression is a frozen state. Frozen in...

Transforming Relationships: The Power of Six Words
Transforming Relationships: The Power of Six Words

I’d like to share with you my 6 favorite words to improve all of your relationships. What are those magic words you ask? “Let me get back to you” As simple as that may sound, it gives you time to consult your body to find out the most aligned answer for you....

The Timeless Connection: Uniting Our Past and Present Experiences
The Timeless Connection: Uniting Our Past and Present Experiences

The latest epigenetic research tells us that we inherit a family imprint. With new discoveries in epigenetics now making headlines, many of us are wondering how this may be influencing our own lives. We receive our lives from our parents along with our love imprint,...

The Trauma Therapist Podcast
The Trauma Therapist Podcast

Today my guest is Johanna Lynn, the founder of The Family Imprint Institute. She’s fascinated by what parents share with their children, the invisible stuff passed along in their very DNA. Johanna says that our earliest experiences, while we don’t consciously remember...

How to Identify & Shift Unconscious Patterns In Relationships
How to Identify & Shift Unconscious Patterns In Relationships

The complex web of family history, with its unspoken stories and unresolved traumas, can leave an indelible mark on our lives. In a world where we strive for personal growth and healthier relationships, it’s crucial to delve into the depths of our family tree and...

On the Other Side of Separation
On the Other Side of Separation

I watch the pen in your hand as you sign the paperwork that ends our marriage. Our eyes meet briefly as I pick up the pen for my turn. Pen meets paper and that ends a decade-long commitment. Afterward, we step into the elevator in silence as we leave the lawyer’s...

Oppenheimer’s Legacy: The Sins of The Father
Oppenheimer’s Legacy: The Sins of The Father

J. Robert Oppenheimer known as the “father of the atomic bomb”, led a team of scientists in the US to create the first nuclear weapon. The phrase, “the sins of the father,” is of Biblical origin. The phrase itself and the concept of the consequences of sin passing...

How to Live 10 Years Longer
How to Live 10 Years Longer

Couples who learn the skills of 'arguing well' not only reduce conflict in their homes but can also live 10 years longer than couples who don’t. We can achieve this by understanding what the argument is truly about and how we can end that repetitive argument for good....

Your Past Comes Alive in Your Present
Your Past Comes Alive in Your Present

The latest epigenetic research tells us that we inherit a family imprint. With new discoveries in epigenetics now making headlines, many of us are wondering how this may be influencing our own lives. We receive our lives from our parents along with our love imprint,...