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You’ll Remember It Differently

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“You’ll remember it differently.” That’s what my therapist said to me while I sobbed hysterically from her couch. I didn’t believe her. At the time I was struggling to accept just how broken my marriage was, and my crying spells were so frequent and so violent that I was certain I’d ruptured a vital organ, […]

Self-Care for Cancer Survivors

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In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I talked with Laren Watson, author of WTF?! I Have Cancer?* and founder of The Permanent Remission Project, about how cancer survivors can use self-care in their healing journey. After being blindsided by a double cancer diagnosis (triple negative breast cancer and mantle cell lymphoma), Laren leaned […]

Are You a Misunderstood Martyr?

Stephanie Myer, the Martyr Coach

In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Stephanie Myer, The Martyr Coach, to better understand what it means to be a martyr. It’s a label that carries a lot of judgment. As Myer describes on her website, “Martyrs can be put down, eye-rolled and snickered at. We’re seen as melodramatic, self-imposed victims […]

Stop Using Your Body As a Trash Can with Cynthia Lair

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In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, Cynthia Lair, a Nutrition and Culinary Arts professor at Bastyr University and author of Feeding the Whole Family, reminds us of the importance of mindful eating, and why we should stop using our body as a trash can. (After all, we’re not goats, people!) Listen […]