All in Being Hard On Yourself
No one else is going to do it for us, so how can we ask for what we're worth? Kathlyn Hart has some (really good) ideas. But more than that: We talk about how to have difficult conversations, how to trust ourselves even if we feel shaky ,and how to be our own goddamn heroes.
How much pain and stress in our bodies (and minds) is normal? Is it just aging or is there something we can do about it? I don’t know, either. Which is why I asked my friend and physical therapist to tell us. Turns out: There’s a lot we can do, and it’s not what you think. (That’s a joke, you’ll get it.)
Do you worry about money 95% of the time? Samesies. However you think about money, that's not the way it has to stay. We can start telling a different story and change everything. Like, now. Because best-selling author and personal finance blogger, Cait Flanders, did. And luckily for us, she’s not keeping it a secret.
How would you live if every day you might have to say goodbye, but didn’t know? Mary Beth LaRue shares how she deals with the deep uncertainty that is being a foster-to-adoption parent, what it’s given her, how we can give up control, and handle much more than we think.
AKA: For when you feel incapable or not good enough. Whether it’s compared to what you’re facing, a dream you have, or another person, we can all feel like we don’t measure up. This episode is to remind you you don’t have to.
In this FWY listener requested episode, Jess' friend Chelsea is back to talk about having two parents who struggle with addiction, how she stopped trying to take on their pain, allow herself feel her own and even let go.