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Episode 48: Communication

Episode 48: Communication Today we are going to talk about the most fundamental and crucial aspect of relationships. COMMUNICATION!  Included in This Episode: We discuss the components of communication Nonverbal and verbal communication Lastly, the three best tips on how to communicate Sharable Quotes: “There’s a lot that happens between my mouth and your ears” …

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Episode 47: All About Love

Episode 47: All About Love Maryellen dives into the hot topic: LOVE.  We all love talking about love, right?! Well stay tuned for some key insights about the in’s and out’s of love Included in This Episode: Maryellen first talks about the 2 major types of love and why one lasts and the other usually …

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Episode 46: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Episode 46: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus In this episode we continue to talk about relationships.  In this episode we debunk numerous relationship myths such as “opposites attract”.  Go ahead, give it a listen! Included in This Episode: First Maryellen discusses the BEST time to go to couples counseling. Then Maryellen dives …

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Episode 45: Attachment Styles

Episode 45: Attachment Styles I’ve been asked multiple times to talk about relationships. Well, this is the start! To understand relationships we have to come to know attachment styles, where they come from, and what they look like. So, let’s talk about it! Included in This Episode: Maryellen first introduces the 3 attachment styles: secure …

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Episode 44: LGBTQ Awareness with Trevor Hubble

Episode 44: LGBTQ Awareness with Trevor Hubble Happy Pride Month! Tune into this special episode where Maryellen invites good friend Trevor Hubble  to discuss Pride Month. Included in This Episode: Trevor shares his story of coming out and his struggles with being bullied as a child. Trevor talks about his experience of purposefully putting himself …

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Episode 43: Anxiety 101

Today we jump into a topic that is relevant to EVERYONE. Yup, we are talking about anxiety.  Every person at some point in their lives has felt anxious.  So finally, I am dedicating an episode to anxiety!  Included in This Episode: First, Maryellen differentiates between many types of anxiety disorders. Then, she reveals the truth …

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Episode 42: Toxic Positivity

Episode 42: Toxic Positivity “You got this girl”, “Just look on the bright side”, “Positive vibes only”.  Today we dive into why these phrases might actually not be as helpful and beneficial as we think. In this episode Maryellen discusses a thing called toxic positivity! Included in This Episode: Maryellen explains why this type of …

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Episode 41: Empathy

Episode 41: Empathy Did you know that the word ‘empath’ actually comes from an episode of Star Trek and it then became a psuedoscience term? This Okay-ish podcast episode is all about empathy! Included in This Episode: Maryellen reveals the truth about the term empath and where it is derived from Maryellen then dives into …

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Episode 40: Defense Mechanisms

Episode 40: Defense Mechanisms This Okay-ish podcast episode is all about defense mechanisms. It’s a fun one because they are so interesting, we all have them, and it’s just a part of being human. Included in This Episode About Defense Mechanisms:Maryellen talks about the 8 different defense mechanisms that we can all relate to one …

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Episode 39: All About Trauma

Episode 39: Trauma Curious about EMDR? Well let’s get one thing straight – it’s not hypnosis!In this episode Maryellen dives into trauma and explains all about Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Included in This Episode:– Maryellen dives into discusses how our brain processes, or doesn’t process, events that happen to us including traumatic events.– You …