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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...

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...

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...

What the Body Remembers
What the Body Remembers

Let’s imagine a family situation where you or your client only gains the support needed when they are sick, struggling or overwhelmed. Unconsciously they have learned that in order to get the most out of their attachment figures, appearing strained or unable to cope...

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...

Understand Suicide Podcast
Understand Suicide Podcast

Do you have a feeling that your actions don’t belong to you because they make no sense when you look at the evidence of your life but still, you keep experiencing them over and over again? This is exactly what the fascinating field of Epigenetics explores. In my...

The Trauma Therapist Podcast
The Trauma Therapist Podcast

Our earliest experiences, while we don’t consciously remember them, have a profound influence on how we live our lives. She works with what the body remembers and the knowledge that we are more than our own individual experiences.   If you’ve just been working...

Compassion Prison Project
Compassion Prison Project

Compassion Prison Project Unaddressed childhood trauma changes how we respond to the world and when triggered, we make choices that sometimes have devastating consequences including domestic violence, addiction, murder and prison....

Break Through Inherited Family Patterns
Break Through Inherited Family Patterns

In this episode of A Home Worth Having Podcast, we discuss how to break through the trauma that has been passed down through the generations of your family. From this episode: “The way we hold on to hurt may cause more harm than the situation itself because we were...

Healing a Broken Heart
Healing a Broken Heart

Did You Sleep With Her? the words tumbled out of my mouth. I could feel my heartbeat in my throat as I waited for his response. It felt as if everything was in slow motion, how he looked at his hands, the way he looked at the steering wheel, then over at me and I...

Sarah Roberts Talks Epigenetics With Johanna Lynn
Sarah Roberts Talks Epigenetics With Johanna Lynn

Listen in on my interview with Sarah Roberts of Sarah Talks Food​. I share about the basics of epigenetic work, helping to understand how our environment and family of origin plays a stronger role than ever before understood.   In under 12 minutes listen to this...

How to Have Challenging Conversations With Your Parents
How to Have Challenging Conversations With Your Parents

Are you beginning to feel the squeeze of the sandwich generation? We may be helping our kids find their feet to venture out into the world while just beginning to be tugged in the other direction with our parents needing our help too. We are still bringing up our own...

The 3 Invisible Forces Affecting Your Business and Relationships
The 3 Invisible Forces Affecting Your Business and Relationships

In the episode you’ll hear: 🌟The scientific study of epigenetics and how your DNA affects you beyond your visible traits 🌟Your Ancestral Alarm Clock and its influences on the decisions we make in business, our earning capacity and/or our relationships 🌟Which aspects...

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...