The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

The Overwhelmed Brain with Paul Colaianni | Practi

Your life's purpose does not have to be about you

When you can't find meaning and purpose in your life and you're not sure what your next steps are, and perhaps you're...

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Can love enable those you care about to do bad behavior

If you love someone, can you set them free to the point where they hit bottom? Sometimes the bottom is the only way...

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When people don't like you

Ever have someone just not take a liking to you? When that happens, do you brush it off and move on with your day? Or...

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When you have to make a big decision about the relationship

Sometimes when you're in a relationship with someone, you might not know where it's going or if it will even make it....

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Waiting for someone else to change so that your life will be better

When you're doing the work, but the people around you aren't, and you are hoping, wishing and even praying that they...

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The emotional aftermath of getting free of the narcissistic relationship

The emotional challenges you experience after breaking up with a narcissist usually go way beyond grieving the end of...

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Why you're not getting a second chance

When you get a second chance at a job, relationship, or anything that you wanted a do-over on, what's the best way to...

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The toxic residue that lingers inside you from people that make you feel bad about yourself

When someone treats you badly, you can hold on to the emotions of that moment... forever. That diminishes your...

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Learning that your adult child suffered child sexual abuse

What is the right thing to do or say when your adult child tells you about their sexual abuse? I read an email from a...

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When your top values aren't being met, the rest of it falls apart

When your top level values are being met in your relationships, the rest of it usually works out. When they aren't,...

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Know and stand by your standards for the healthiest relationships possible

We're all in relationships of some sort, but how happy those relationships are will depend a lot on what you're...

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When you desperately want an explanation or closure but you can't get it

You know that feeling you get when someone does something that surprises you in a bad way but they don't tell you...

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How to feel better about yourself

Carrying around dysfunctions from childhood makes all your interactions harder and your life tougher. Add to that...

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New relationships should not create worry about what it is or isn't

Long-distance dating can be more challenging than doing it in person, but should it contain anxiety, worry, and being...

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Getting comfortable letting go of what no longer serves you

Can you get back up after a big fall? If you're struggling to do so, your foundation may not be as stable as you'd...

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Making sure toxic people and toxic environments don't take over your life

What do you do when peace and happiness are just around the corner, but getting there is full of toxic obstacles that...

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When social anxiety, fear, and loneliness keep you from doing what you want to do

Social anxiety and feeling awkward in social situations is more normal than you might think. Not everyone is a...

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When life seems like an endless series of dead ends

There's a path out of misery that some people don't take because of fear. But when the misery never ends, why not...

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The one question to ask yourself when you can't figure out what to do

There are many situations that show up in our lives that challenge us. Sometimes we are able to act authentically and...

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Overcoming a general distrust of people and the benefit of taking risks

If you are cynical about people and feel vulnerable and exposed around most people you meet, perhaps it's time to...

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