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“The Rule of 7”, How Narcissists Use Repetition to Manipulate You, with Kim Saeed

Gaslighting, Cognitive Dissonance, and so many other terms can seem foreign, and downright intimidating when you first begin researching what narcissistic abuse is, and what it means to be in a relationship with a toxic person who has been manipulating you into embracing a reality you never imagined you would find yourself in. Our guest…

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Podcast – Ep. 67 – Sustainable Life Satisfaction – Dr. Jennifer Guttman

One of the big things that so many of us seek in life is simply the desire to feel good, to feel happy. We want that feeling of being totally relaxed, not a care in the world…or the high of something exhilarating that gives you such a rush of being on top of the world. …

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Podcast – Ep. 66 – 7 Steps to Move Forward in Healing from Trauma, with Svava Brooks

Even with all the knowledge in the world, all of the awareness, the training, the therapy, you aren’t immune to finding yourself in a spot where you just can’t seem to get to the next step. You know how you want to feel, but actually getting to a place where you can embrace and actually…

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Podcast – Ep. 65 – Mental Health Advocacy and living with Bipolar Disorder, with Kelly Aiello

Kelly Aiello joins me for a chat about these very topics; living with Bipolar Disorder, being a Mental Health advocate,  and the importance of “telling it like it is” when it comes to living with mental illness. Kelly is a contributor for The Mighty as well as blogger, student, wife, artist and activist. She writes primarily about…

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Podcast – Ep. 64 – Tools and Insight on living with PTSD, with author and survivor, Alexis Rose

If you’re trying to conquer a traumatic past, and you live with PTSD and Dissociation, then you’ll likely be able to relate to my guest on this episode of the podcast, Alexis Rose. Alexis Rose began her remarkable healing journey in 2009. Sparked by a family tragedy she began to piece together, for the first…

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Podcast – Ep. 62 – Voice for the Silenced

My guests for this episode of Beyond Your past, are Dawn Compton and Amanda Schrader, two incredible women who are survivors themselves, and their story is sure to encourage you as listen to them share. Their passion for helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse and any type of trauma, is inspiring, and I’m honored to…

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Podcast – Ep. 61 – Overcome your traumatic past by rewriting your story, with Rukshana Triem

My guest on Ep. 60 of the Beyond Your Past Podcast, is Rukshana Triem, and she is certainly no stranger to trials and tribulations that come from a childhood full of trauma. Rukshana is former refugee from Mozambique who came to the United States in 1990s. She overcame childhood sexual abuse during her time in…

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Podcast – Ep. 60 – Living with severe dissociation and DID, with guest Erin Fado

Dissociation, a topic that has fascinated me as much as it’s frustrated me ever since the first time I ever learned what in the world it even was.  For all of the research I’ve done on this topic, it never ceases to amaze me how the brain takes over during trauma to remove us from…

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Podcast – Ep. 59 – How Self-Esteem is affected by Childhood Trauma – with Claire Cappetta

In this episode of the podcast, I’m honored to be joined by my friend and colleague, Claire Cappetta. Claire is a Coach, Author, and Speaker, specializing in areas such as helping you break free from the pain of abuse, overcoming guilt, gaining self-confidence, setting and maintaining healthy boundaries, and discovering the authentic you. Her books…

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Podcast – Ep. 58 – My experience with Guillain Barre Syndrome, When daily life, completely changed.

In this episode, I take on a topic that has never been discussed before here on the podcast. I’m not even sure there’s been much said about it on podcasts at all, period. Today i’ll be sharing with you an experience that has recently changed my life, one that took me from the status quo,…

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