The Relationship Theory that Melted My Cold Heart

My entire life, I was convinced that there was something wrong with me. That I was broken.

That I was unable to love.

Relationship after relationship, I struggled to reciprocate the affection of my partners.

It seemed the more they opened up to me, the more it shut me down. The more they moved towards me, the more I pulled away.

Where my heart was supposed to be, I just felt a cold numbness.

I looked around and it felt like everyone else was falling in love with ease. Opening their hearts. Living out their fairy-tale romances.

But try as I might, that realm seemed locked off to me. Nope, I was broken. Fucked up. Alone. And there was nothing I could do about it.

Until I came across the concept that changed everything.

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My Favorite Podcasts of 2017

I’m a huge fan of podcasts.

Every car ride, every walk, every search for a parking spot just becomes another excuse to listen to more podcasts.

I mean, I dig podcasts so much, I even started my own.

So I thought it might be interesting to list some of my favorite podcasts that I’ve listened to in the past year or so. They’re divided into a few categories, with standout episodes highlighted. And I also share my favorite podcast app.

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Workout to Feel Good, Not Look Good

For most of my life, exercise was something I did mainly for it’s shallow benefits.

Yeah, I know it’s supposed to be “good” for you and all that jazz…but really, I just wanted to look decent with my shirt off.

Hey, you know you do too!

But recently, I’ve made a big shift in how I view exercise – and it’s made a world of difference:

These days, I workout to FEEL good rather than LOOK good.

It sounds insignificant but it’s made a huge impact on my life.

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How to Find an Awesome Therapist

So, you already know that I think everyone and their mom should see a therapist.

It’s self-growth on steroids! I’d recommend it to EVERYBODY.

But then the question becomes, “HOW do I find a therapist? A badass, awesome one?”

And unfortunately, that’s a more difficult question to answer.

Finding an awesome therapist is more complicated than finding an awesome mechanic. It’s not just about technical skill and experience – it’s about finding someone who JIBES with you.

Just like dating, it’s about finding the right fit. The right chemistry. Someone you click with. Someone who gets you.

And just like dating…it may take a few tries to find the right match.

But fear not, the search process is not as scary as it seems! To make it easier, I’ve broken it down into 8 simple steps.

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