The Smart Girl Tribe Podcast
How to make your breakup the BEST thing to ever happen to you.

How to make your breakup the BEST thing to ever happen to you.

May 11, 2022

Rachel Thomasian and Valentina Setteducate are licensed therapists who specialise in breakups. In this episode we explore the modern dimensions of the dating world (ghosting, love bombing, self-destructive patterns and compulsive behaviours) and classic dating dilemmas such as navigating cheating, trusting after heartbreak and co-dependency post-breakup. 

This is such a special episode, not only because it is the first time we have interviewed two guests but the entire episode is structured around the questions YOU sent in via social media. 

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- The stages of a breakup.

- Ghosting, love bombing and self-destructive patterns.

- How to cope with being cheated on.

- The most effective ways to self-care after a breakup.

- Fear of being abandoned and/or rejected.

- Trusting after heartbreak.

- How to become a new and more evolved version of yourself on the other side of a breakup.

 

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Gaslighting in relationships with Dr. Robin Stern | PART TWO

Gaslighting in relationships with Dr. Robin Stern | PART TWO

April 27, 2022

Dr. Robin Stern is a licensed psychoanalyst, co-founder and associate director for the Yale centre for emotional intelligence and an associate research scientist at the child study centre at Yale. Robin is the leading expert on gaslighting and is the author of The Gaslight Effect.

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- Gaslighting in relationships. 

- The language used to gaslight. 

- How to heal from a gaslighting relationship.

- How parents subconsciously gaslight.

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Gaslighting and how parents gaslight with Dr. Robin Stern | PART ONE

Gaslighting and how parents gaslight with Dr. Robin Stern | PART ONE

April 13, 2022

Dr. Robin Stern is a licensed psychoanalyst, co-founder and associate director for the Yale centre for emotional intelligence and an associate research scientist at the child study centre at Yale. Robin is the leading expert on gaslighting and is the author of The Gaslight Effect.

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- Gaslighting and the first signs you are being gaslighted. 

- Gaslighting personalities. 

- The stages of gaslighting.

- Gaslighting language being used in the mass media and the MeToo movement.

- Ways to gas-proof your life.

- Gaslighting in relationships.

- The ways parents gaslight.   

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Healing the mother wound with expert Bethany Webster

Healing the mother wound with expert Bethany Webster

March 30, 2022

Bethany Webster is an expert on the mother wound. We all have trauma to heal with our mothers, trauma that has been passed down from generation to generation, trauma as a result of living in a patriarchal society and trauma the media even encourages. This episode is not about blaming mothers but explores the good girl narrative, body image, perfection, the sense that there is something wrong with us and tangible ways you can break the cycle and heal. If you have a great relationship with your mother, a not so great relationship with your mother, if you have a mother figure in your life or you have lost your mother this episode is for you, it’s not putting the spotlight on them but really on us, the daughters. 

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- How the mother wound shows up in our life.

- Inner mothering.

- The mother/daughter relationship.

- How the patriarchy impacts the mother wound.

- Tangible ways to heal the mother wound.

- How to heal the little girl inside you.

- Journal prompts to heal the mother wound.

- The cost of not healing the mother wound.

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Bethany's website: www.bethanywebster.com

Bethany's Book: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/discovering-the-inner-mother-bethany-webster/1133594622?ean=9780062884442

Bethany's online course: https://www.bethanywebster.com/inner-mother-course/

Bethany's facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/innermother

How to cope with overwhelm to avoid burnout

How to cope with overwhelm to avoid burnout

March 16, 2022

In the past year 74% of people have felt overwhelmed or been unable to cope. Two years ago in the States 94% of workers experienced excessive stress. Overwhelm and stress can lead to severe mental health issues and of course burnout which is why I invited Dr. Emily Guarnotta a leading licensed clinical psychologist to discuss overwhelm. 

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- How women's needs are different from men's. 

- If women are more susceptible to feeling overwhelmed. 

- How to share with others you are feeling overwhelmed.

- How to avoid burnout.

- How to calm down in highly-stressful moments. 

- The language to use when asking for helping. 

- How to support others who are feeling overwhelmed. 

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Everything you have ever wanted to know about hormones and sex

Everything you have ever wanted to know about hormones and sex

February 23, 2022

Dr. Carrie Jones is America's leading hormone expert and a Naturopathic Physician who believes in the importance of both men and women understanding their body in a simplified manner so they can feel more empowered to take control of their health.  

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- Why and how we fall out of love. 

- The difference between lust and love. 

- How to fire up your relationship again after having been together for years. 

- How hormones affect sex and how sex is affected by hormones. 

- The effect your partner’s health will have on your hormones and intimate relationship.

- How hormonal imbalance affects your sex life.

- How sperm affects your hormones and so much more. 

 

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Soulmates, Twin Flames and the questions to ask your partner to know if they’re ’The One.’

Soulmates, Twin Flames and the questions to ask your partner to know if they’re ’The One.’

February 9, 2022

Dr. Harmony is a twin-flame ascension expert and an alchemist of love, creating universal heart oneness. 

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- How to prepare to meet your Twin Flame. 

- The things preventing you from meeting  'The One'. 

- The signs you have met your soulmate.

- The questions to ask your partner to know if they're 'The One' and so much more.

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Existentialism with the Millennial Therapist; healing our childhoods, setting boundaries and understanding self-sabotage.

Existentialism with the Millennial Therapist; healing our childhoods, setting boundaries and understanding self-sabotage.

January 19, 2022

Sara Kuburic, a.k.a as the millennial therapist is an existential psychotherapist, has a weekly column in USA Today, is publishing a book and has over one million followers on Instagram. 

Listen in to hear us talk about: 

- How to set boundaries with friends and family members and the language to use. 

- Can we ever heal from our childhoods? 

- How can we love ourselves?

- Are expectations positive or negative? 

- Why do we self-sabotage?

- The questions we should ask ourselves to deepen our personal growth journey and so much more. 

 

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Everything to know about people pleasing and how to stop in a patriarchal society

Everything to know about people pleasing and how to stop in a patriarchal society

October 13, 2021

Marlene Lindmair is a top counsellor and people pleasing expert. In this episode we explore why women feel the need to people-please and where that stems from, the "good girl" myth, how to strengthen wholeness and how to stop people pleasing once and for all with real scenarios so no matter if it's at home or in the boardroom you can start living as authentically as possible.

Everything to know about your hormones and periods

Everything to know about your hormones and periods

September 30, 2021

Dr. Carrie Jones is a functional women’s health and hormone doctor who to her core believes in the importance of both men and women understanding their hormones in a simplified manner. As you know I love bringing in experts to discuss women’s health and that is exactly what we get into today, everything you want to know about hormones and periods- why you get weepy during that time of the month, what a hormone actually is, how to know if your hormones are unbalanced, the most important hormone , the impact the vaccine has had on your period, the relationship between hormones and intercourse and of course how to balance your hormones to have a healthy, normal period. 

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