How Your Story Affects Your Sexuality

How Your Story Affects Your Sexuality

Jay Stringer joins me to talk about the relationship between our current sexual difficulties and our story in our family of origin. Sexual struggles are rooted in our stories—and, very often, our stories of attachment to our primary caretakers. As Jay puts it, “When...
How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 3

How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 3

In order to heal from sorrow, we need to move our bodies as we participate in rituals of honoring and releasing our sorrow. A ritual is a sequence of bodily movements and symbolic actions performed with emotion and intention for the purpose of healing and...
How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 2

How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 2

This is part 2 in a series of episodes on how to engage our sorrow and grief in a way that brings healing. The focus today is on the four conditions needed to allow us to work with sorrow and grief. First, we need to own that our sorrows and griefs matter and should...
How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 1

How to Heal from Sorrow and Grief Part 1

For most modern people, the place we find ourselves is in a land where grief and sorrow are unwelcome. Most of us do not feel like the people around us can bear the depth of our sorrow and grief. And since we don’t want to risk our sense of belonging—our sense of...
Engaging Your Family of Origin Story with Dan Allender

Engaging Your Family of Origin Story with Dan Allender

We have all experienced hurt, abandonment, or disappointment at the hands of our parents or caretakers, whether it was intentional or not. So much of our beauty and brokenness — so much of what makes us human — is tied to our family of origin. In today’s episode, Dan...