The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

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The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

The toxic relationship ended but I can't forgive myself and move on

A toxic relationship is one where at least one person is hurtful to another when there is...

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Putting an end to your own passive aggressive behavior

A listener was told she was passive-aggressive and she didn't realize it. She asked how to...

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Apologizing to the ex… good idea or bad?

If you acted badly toward someone in your past, is it a good idea to reach out and apologize...

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Do you let the breadcrumbing toxic family member back in your life?

A woman blocks her mom because of her years of toxic behavior. When she unblocks her, the mom...

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Say what you mean. Mean what you say.

When you say what you mean, you get a lot more done than most people because you leave little...

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Will you ever be good enough?

When you are mistreated in some way and made to feel less than dirt, do you accept that you are...

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The rut of waiting for someone else to decide before you can move on

If you're waiting for someone to make a decision so that you can figure out which direction to...

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Carrying around the burden of someone else's secret

What do you do when someone you care about tells you a secret that affects other people you care...

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Getting stalked online and there's something about love you should know

I got a letter from someone who is being stalked online by her ex-boyfriend's wife. She has...

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When you're "on" too much for others but not enough for yourself

When you're always "on," it means you put on your game face in every interaction with others....

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Pretending to be the person you're not

Pretending is draining. When you're unwell and you show the world you're doing great, you lose...

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Stopping the head games

When someone plays head games with you, they're not telling you the whole truth. Perhaps they are...

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When is it time to wean your parents off of you?

There's a point where you've left the nest and started living your own life. But some parents...

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To compromise, sacrifice, or support no matter what

When it comes to relationships, I think it's best to support the other person as much as...

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Balancing your life with only those things and people that matter

Sometimes a friendship takes an unexpected turn. Who you thought was your bestie suddenly leaves...

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The pressure that builds when you can't let go of the negative emotions

The pressure that builds inside you when you don't say or do what you really want to say or do...

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Are you judgmental toward people that bother the heck out of you?

We can be so critical sometimes, especially toward people we love. Is it necessary to continue...

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When you want the greener grass on the other side - the life you want vs the life you have

When the life you have looks a lot less appealing than the life you could have, you may have lots...

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Not everything is your fault

You might take the fall for a lot of things that happen when you probably don't need to....

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