It’s all too easy to brush off our feelings of discomfort and invalidate ourselves in this stressful, topsy turvy world we find ourselves in. Helen Meissner, mum, wife, music producer and business mentor gently encourages us to reconsider our own needs and be kinder to ourselves. Helen passionately believes that if you mind, it matters. She talks us through her observations after 55 years, a few marriages, numerous crises and cancer. Simple truths, reassuring reminders and unexpected insights are provided in this honest, holistic, heartfelt podcast from someone who’s been around the block a few times.
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(00:00) Opening clip from Who Do You Wanna Be from The Awakening by Helefonix
(00:38) This podcast is for you if you’re wanting to live the life YOU want, not the life others want for you
(01:02) The temptation to put everyone else’s needs first however, IF YOU MIND, IT MATTERS!
(01:50) A bit about my background and my ‘lived experience’
(03:01) My exploratory, non judgemental, non jargonistic approach
(04:00) MUSIC: Somebody Waking Up clip from The Awakening by Helefonix
(04:23) Why I picked this title and why I feel this is so important
(04:57) Conditioning and compliance when we were children and inconsistent messages and self worth issues
(06:19) If children are so resilient how come so many adults are in therapy?
(08:29) The effects of ignoring our feelings
(09:20) Some of the perils of people pleasing and second guessing what makes others happy
(10:19) “We’re all human and essentially flawed, if we WERE perfect everyone would hate us anyway”
(12:50) Outro ‘We belong Here’ from The Awakening by Helefonix
CD link : https://helefonix.bandcamp.com/album/the-awakening
Music is also on all the usual streaming channels.