Learn to U-turn to Return to important relationships – Episode #29

This Be Brave Podcast episode is an interview with Emily Liu, an expert in Internal Family Systems (IFS). IFS teaches us how to navigate relationships by rediscovering your true essence of Self. This is a second interview with Emily. In her first episode, she shared the emotional cost of childhood anger. She is back to… Continue reading Learn to U-turn to Return to important relationships – Episode #29

The Emotional Cost of Childhood Anger – Episode 28

In this 28th episode of the Be Brave Podcast, Emily Liu will share how she overcame childhood wounds and anger and later became a healer to help others heal their wounds as a relationship coach. Emily believes these childhood wounds are the root cause of adult relationship challenges. She is on a mission to help… Continue reading The Emotional Cost of Childhood Anger – Episode 28

Episode #27: Interview with Elena – DUI to Jail x2!

In this episode we have Elena Marrero.  Owner of one of the best gift shops you will ever find, The Great Giftsby, in Dunedin, FL.  She is affectionately known as the Singing Shop Keeper.   At the age of 39, Elena was arrested for Driving under the influence for a second time and used that event as a… Continue reading Episode #27: Interview with Elena – DUI to Jail x2!

Episode 26: Interview with Alicia, Nancy, and Pam about Women’s Health and Reproductive Choice

The reversal of Roe v. Wade is a hot topic among women, so we decided to host a panel discussion about reproductive choice.  On our panel we have two women who found themselves with an unplanned pregnancy and another whose planned pregnancy was risking her health, and possibly her life.  There are many stories of… Continue reading Episode 26: Interview with Alicia, Nancy, and Pam about Women’s Health and Reproductive Choice

Episode 25: Interview with Victoria About Forming Your Inner Voice.

By the time Victoria was seven years old, her parents had divorced, and her mother was remarried.  It was then that she became subjected to physical and emotional abuse.  She was repeatedly told she would never amount to anything and that she would “eat shit” for the rest of her life.  Because this behavior was… Continue reading Episode 25: Interview with Victoria About Forming Your Inner Voice.

Episode 24: Interview with Melissa about Loss and Anxiety

Melissa lost her father at age 7 and her mother at age 21.  She has battled anxiety and panic attacks since childhood.  In this episode, Melissa talks about loss, but also how she is able to maintain a positive attitude.  She is comfortable spending time with herself and cherishes the time she gets to spend… Continue reading Episode 24: Interview with Melissa about Loss and Anxiety

Episode 23: Interview with Kathy about losing her husband after 39 years of marriage.

Kathy Perry lost her husband suddenly after 39 years of marriage.  Following the initial shock of the tragedy, one of the things that became apparent was her new identity.  She could no longer think in terms of “we” (her and her husband).  She was now “me”.  Kathy shares her story about that transformation.   She used… Continue reading Episode 23: Interview with Kathy about losing her husband after 39 years of marriage.

Episode 22: Interview with Dr. Alyse Kelly-Jones, Women’s Health Sexpert

This week we have Dr. Alyse Kelly-Jones joining us.  She’s an OB/Gyn, a TedX Speaker, and self described “Sexpert” in women’s health and sexual shame.  Alyse works with women dealing with sexual dysfunction such as low libido and painful sex.  We had some fun with Alyse chatting about faking orgasms (that she didn’t realize was… Continue reading Episode 22: Interview with Dr. Alyse Kelly-Jones, Women’s Health Sexpert

Episode 21: An Interview with Pam about Surviving a Brain Tumor and Infidelity.

In this episode Pam shares with us two very different life-changing events that happened within the course of two years.  One is a separation from, and subsequent reconciliation with, her husband of 30+ years that included a new step-daughter.  The second is surviving a brain tumor that left her temporarily unable to walk, eat or… Continue reading Episode 21: An Interview with Pam about Surviving a Brain Tumor and Infidelity.

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Episode 20: Interview with Sandra who lost her husband to a drug overdose.

Two years ago, Sandra lost her husband to a drug overdose.  In this episode, she walks us through watching Danny, the love of her life, slip farther and farther away while attempting to get help and not being able to maintain his sobriety.  Sandra speaks candidly about how Danny’s addiction affected her and their children,… Continue reading Episode 20: Interview with Sandra who lost her husband to a drug overdose.