The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

Feeling more secure with your insecurities

We bring our insecurities with us everywhere we go. To work, to appointments, to our relationship, and everywhere...

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The slow disintegration of the deepest part of who you are

Emotional abuse has an insidious way of disintegrating the very core of who you are. It's a process that can turn you...

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Learning to control your own reactions and overreactions

Some people might say you overreact and sometimes you agree with them but can't figure out how to stop doing it. If...

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The path to empwerment is full of risk and reward

Empowerment means having choices and some level of control of the results you get in your life. Disempowerment, as...

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Arguing as a tool for healing

Are arguments ever productive? You may not like to do it (I know I don't) but if done right, you can release a lot of...

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Don't let fear of confrontation make you silent

What if you could tell someone something that was bothering you but present it in a way that didn't seem...

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Learning the difference between useful and unuseful emotions will change your level of happiness

Every important memory has an emotion attached to it. The negative ones almost always stand out more than the...

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Loosening the grip emotional pain and suffering can have on you

Some people walk around with an underlayer of negativity that doesn't necessarily affect their lives but does affect...

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How to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again

If you make bad decisions or keep getting results you don't want, it's time to tackle that problem once and for all....

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Choosing between the empowered response and the dysfunctional one

Some people are just difficult to be around. They display toxic or hurtful behaviors and they never seem to want to...

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The past, present, and future of unpleasant memories

Negative events from the past get encoded into our brain so that when we recall them, we can usually remember about...

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Disarming people that disempower you

There are mental tools you should have in your toolbelt when dealing with snarky or hurtful people. Their goal might...

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When loved ones reject your reality and replace it with their own

Your mental health is too important to let those in denial ignore your suffering and invalidate your experience. The...

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Feeling crazy because you don't have the answers

There are a lot of unknowns in life. Some unknowns have answers, some don't. Some do, but the person who knows the...

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Sometimes facing yourself is the only way change can happen

Carrying around emotional baggage weighs you down. It's no way to live. Yet millions of people do live this way....

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Friends and family that try to be helpful but really aren't

Some loved ones really want to help you through your challenges. There are those that listen and support you and meet...

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The pain you sometimes need to go through to increase your quality of life

The level of happiness and fulfillment you feel on a day to day basis can change based on many factors. One of those...

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Taking the blame for their behavior

You don't want to take the blame but it sure seems like you take it more often than you should. Perhaps there's...

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When you don't know who you are

Have you ever really learned who you are at a deeper level? Sometimes we walk around doing the things we're supposed...

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What to do when the judgments come out of you

Are you more judgmental toward those you love? Today I talk about how your judgments can dissolve the love in your...

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