What if your diagnosis is keeping you from wellness?
In this podcast with Marnie Barranco, Marilyn shares her perspective on mental illness and invites you to look from a different point of view.
Salone di lettura incontra Marilyn Bradford
I had another great conversation with Marnie Barranco regarding to creating ease and mental health during these changing times. This video is part 3 of a series of tools we would love you to have available.
1. Don't judge you or your choices
2. Be kind to you
I had a great conversation with Marnie Barranco regarding to creating ease and mental health during these changing times. This video is part 2 of a series of tools we would love you to have available.
1. Stay present.
2. Know that whatever comes up, you can handle this
3. Once you have your knowing that you CAN handle this, with everything that comes up, ask, "My universe? Their universe? "
I had a great conversation with Marnie Barranco regarding to creating ease and mental health during these changing times.
This video is part 1 of a series of tools we would love you to have available.
We all have many different kinds of relationships. Do you count in all of yours?
Would you like some tools to have ease with maintaining YOU when family, partners, friends, co-workers, neighbors etc. want you to conform to who they think you should be and how you should act?
Join Venus and I for a lively discussion of having all of you in your relationships.
Mothers – we all have one whether living or deceased. It is never a simple relationship.
This week I’m going to visit mine, who turned 100 last April. These trips are not easy. Firstly because our relationship was tumultuous. She could be very kind and very cruel, generous and abusive, demanding and acquiescent. I freely acknowledge that I had a part in all of this. The all loving mother and the innocent child are stereotypes that complicate the relationship.
Beyond being a victim and powerless to anything - The next instalment albeit a year later, from Anne Clarke and Marilyn Bradford discussing the hierarchy of labels and recovery from the addiction to story and trauma drama.
Suicide Awareness Month
Why would someone take their own life? The answers are as numerous as the individuals, and we can never know for sure about any given person. Does that mean we should do nothing? Absolutely not! The question is: What? Obviously, if someone is actively threatening to kill themselves, it’s imperative to seek professional help. But there are other circumstances where you might find yourself with someone who is upset and/or depressed, and there are ways you can be a contribution.
Do you know you live with someone who’s an addict, but feel at a loss about how to deal with them? Have you tried conventional approaches but can’t make them work for you?
If you are around an addict, you are likely to feel and act in the following ways: (Questioning what you know to be true)
1. Agreeing to and with things you wouldn’t normally agree to.
2. Helping others out of jams or difficulties they have clearly created for themselves. This can extend to lying for them or doing other behaviors you would not normally engage in.