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Relationships Let's Talk About It!

Release Date: 01/07/2020

163. Can We Agree to Disagree with Our Partner show art 163. Can We Agree to Disagree with Our Partner

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Agreeing to disagreeing may be essential in our relationships. We also need to know to how to work effective compromises when we differ. Getting away from the negative mindset of “right” and “wrong” is essential. Disagreeing in fact is beneficial in healthy relationships if done correctly. Disagreeing can provide an opportunity to address issues, get insights and understandings and most of all can strengthen intimacy.  In this episode I have a conversation with my wife, Yvonne Rainbow Teplitsky. She is the founder of Artsy Goddess Studio, where she actively carries out her role in...

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162. HeartShare: Relationship Red Flags show art 162. HeartShare: Relationship Red Flags

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In this solocast I talk about some red flags to be aware of in your relationships. Not every red flag a sign that the relationship won’t work, but understanding your non-negotiable one will help you to understand whether to stick around or not. So it is important to understand the difference workable differences and non- negotiables. Recognizing our own relationship patterns is key. Do you find yourself repeating the same old patterns or attracting the same kinds of people? Does this person communicate effectively and display emotional awareness and intelligence...and for that mtter do you?...

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161. The Influence of Color On Your Relationships show art 161. The Influence of Color On Your Relationships

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Many people don’t realize but colors can have an effect on our moods, emotions and therefore on our relationships. Color is an immediate form of non-verbal communication. Color association is also dependent on people’s innate feelings and experiences, and can have subconscious effects on their decision making as well having influence on how people relate to one another. In this episode I have a conversation with my wife, Yvonne Rainbow Teplitsky. She is the founder of Artsy Goddess Studio, where she actively carries out her role in helping others and the planet heal. Rainbow is passionate...

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160. HeartShare: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Relationships show art 160. HeartShare: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Relationships

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In this solocast I talk about the importance of your thoughts and how they create the reality of your relationships. The way we think about our relationship and our partner matters. When we start to have judgmental and critical thoughts of our partners we tend to “see” more of this behavior which solidify these beliefs. We need to look at our partners from a different “lens”, one of more positive and appreciative beliefs and thoughts. It is a choice and a habit. How we think about our relationship and our partners is a direct correlation of the reality of what the relationship will be....

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159. Adult Tantrums and How to Deal with Them show art 159. Adult Tantrums and How to Deal with Them

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Corey Costanzo is the Co-Owner of Asheville’s Still Point Wellness Spa, a licensed addiction counselor, trauma specialist, master didgeridoo player, colleague, and good friend. In this episode, Corey and I have a conversation about Adult tantrums, especial mantrums (male tantrums). We have uncontrolled outburst and expressions of anger. Adult temper tantrums can be sometimes be used as a mechanism to manipulate others, cover up  fear, shame or guilt with anger or get attention, as  well divert attention from another issue. “adult tantrums usual show up as a disproportionate...

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158 Circling: A Powerful Communication Tool show art 158 Circling: A Powerful Communication Tool

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Many people have never truly felt seen and heard before, which can be isolating and lonely. When you are deeply seen for who you are, the gift of feeling comfortable in your own skin can emerge. “Circling” is a communication technique and tool to help you learn how to get into another person’s world in a way for them to feel more deeply heard, seen and understood. In this episode, I have a conversation with my friend Gregg Levoy and we dive into this topic. Gregg is a frequent seminar leader who holds workshops in the faith-based, human-potential, educational, governmental, and business...

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157.  A Healthy Divorce show art 157. A Healthy Divorce

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Separation and Divorce can be an emotional difficult time. The emotions of sadness, anger, grief and fear are typically experienced.  Most divorces are rife with conflict among separating and divorcing partners. It takes a tremendous toll not only on the people divorcing but also their children, family and friends. Is it possible to have a healthy divorce? One that honors not only each person but the union that was once filled with love and hope. Consciously Uncoupling is a mindful, respectful and loving approach to ending a relationship. In this episode I have a conversation with Becky...

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156. Destigmatizing Addiction: A Family’s Journey show art 156. Destigmatizing Addiction: A Family’s Journey

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The public health crisis of addiction and overdoses continue to rise. Fentanyl poisoning now ranks No.1 on the biggest list of killers of 18-45 yr. olds in the United States, for the last three years by a wide margin. Destigmatizing mental illness and addiction is crucial to empower those suffering to reach out for help. Many people do not understand and also fail to educate themselves on the importance of mental health and due to stereotypes and misrepresentations, some people do not understand that addiction is a disease and believe that people may even choose addiction. Much of the stigma...

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155. Having Your Partner's Back show art 155. Having Your Partner's Back

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What does it mean to have your partner’s back? The feeling of emotional safety and the knowing that you can rely on your partner in many ways, especially at time of stress, overwhelm and crises is a cornerstone to this support and safety. Relieving each other’s “load” and lending support is a hallmark of healthy dependence. Emotional safety is also taken away and eroded when partners don’t have each other’s back. In this episode I have a conversation with my wife, Yvonne Rainbow Teplitsky. She is the founder of where she actively carries out her role in helping others and the...

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154. When to Let It Go show art 154. When to Let It Go

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We all have held on to conflicts, resentments, arguments, grudges, and anger. The decision of whether to bring up and try to resolve a conflict is a tricky one. When is the right time? How should you do it? What if your partner is not open to talk about it? Is it healthy to just let it go and move on? And if you decide to let go of a conflict, what do you do instead? In this episode I have a conversation with my wife, Yvonne Rainbow Teplitsky. She is the founder of Artsy Goddess Studio, where she actively carries out her role in helping others and the planet heal. Rainbow is passionate about...

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Al Bailey has been a student of the healing arts for over 30 years. Al uses his wisdom on the relationship between mind and body to help his clients return to their authentic breathing and facilitate healing and self-awareness. In addition to being a licensed massage and bodywork therapist, Al is the owner of BreatheAboutLife, a center for inner healing. Through BreatheAboutLife, he provides NOWON Bodywork, life-coaching, and Mind/Foot Circle Walking sessions to his clients to bring them to the ultimate healing.

 

In today’s episode, Al and I discuss how body awareness can help us relate and gain more insight into ourselves and the world. We explain how the body can speak through inflammation and disease. We describe the effects of craniosacral work and self-awareness on relationships and health. We also illustrate how a lack of self-awareness can create addictions as well as underscore the importance of self-care in improving compassion for others.

 

“Understanding comes from practicing the awareness that we’ve gained. Watching the breath is an awareness. When you practice that awareness, you gain more insight.” - Al Bailey

 

This week on Relationships! Let’s Talk About It:

  • The importance of understanding our body
  • How the body stores insight, wisdom, and information
  • How the ego and suppressing emotions can create disease
  • How couples create a “single body” and how they can make it healthy
  • What is Mind/Foot Circle Walking and how it helps bring awareness
  • The effects of regular craniosacral bodywork sessions and how it changes relationships
  • How to take control of emotional pain
  • How I managed pain while meditating for the first time
  • Why Al encourages people to find work that they love
  • The importance of self-care in enriching compassion for others
  • How a lack of self-awareness can cause addiction
  • Morning and night routines to help you reconnect with your physical and mental alignment

 

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