TAA073 Live Coaching: Trust, Indecision, Self-Worth, and Surrender

In today’s episode Erin does live coaching with a former addict and bulimic struggling with trust, self worth, and indecision. Trust is a practice. We find that our guest was not given the space to make mistakes and so didn’t learn the emotional resiliency associated with making mistakes and coming back from them. We look at this with compassion as …

TAA072 Dedication to Recovery – The Fight of your life

Erin discusses Dedication to Recovery The fight of your life: Take away the power from the substance and give it back to you. Realizing that you have the power always (and by that I mean, you always have the choice to be connected to higher power or universal force, god). You are not your mind, body or thoughts. You can …

TAA071 Recovery Tools: Real Life Application at Any Time

Recovery tools… how and when to use them Depending on your emotional state and the amount of energy reserve you have, you can choose to use different tools. Breath- Even when there’s chaos around you, you can always control your breath. Drishti- so this means eye gaze. If we fix our vision on a point, we will feel less distracted …

TAA070 Live Coaching: Not Good Enough and Judgement

Do you struggle with feeling not good enough and judgement? Today Erin does some live coaching with a guest who feels alienated from her family because of perceived judgement. When we explore a little deeper we find that these feelings of not being good enough lurk below the surface with our guest. Not feeling good enough is a shame feeling …

TAA069 Showing Up and Holding Space

The importance of Showing and Holding Space Holding space is allowing yourself to listen with objectivity to what comes up when you dig without judgement or opinion. We can do this with others. What is not holding space is when someone opens up trying to immediately fix their problem. They have the answers. Sometimes people just need to talk it …

TAA068 Compassion, Patience, and Competition

Learning to have more patience and compassion with myself. Applying my yoga off the mat. Back when I was playing competitive sports and my team was in a tournament. I didn’t get picked and all my old shit came up and caught me off guard. I didn’t get picked. I was back in the school yard crying to my teacher …

TAA067 Boundaries in Relationships

Boundaries in Relationships To keep relationships functional we need boundaries. One of the key elements here is we want our relationships to be based on respect and understanding and not control and manipulation. When we don’t make boundaries clear, people will assume according to their upbringing, ethics, and perception of what is correct and that could be radically different than …

TAA066 Bulimia and Alcohol Abuse

In Today’s episode Erin focuses on Bulimia and Alcohol Abuse as she does live coaching with a guest who has suffered with bulimia in the past and used alcohol to numb out. Though sober for 10.5 years, she would still have episodes of bingeing and a disordered relationship with food. The session gets deeper as Erin’s guest realizes that although …

TAA065 Eating Disorder Recovery and Orthorexia

Do you suffer from an eating disorder? And what is Orthorexia? Orthorexia definition From NEDA Orthorexia nervosa is not currently recognized as a clinical diagnosis in the DSM-5, but many people struggle with symptoms associated with this term. Those who have an “unhealthy obsession” with otherwise healthy eating may be suffering from “orthorexia nervosa,” a term which literally means “fixation on …

TAA064 Inside the mind of an addict

Inside the mind of an addict: and how to deal with us. Understand and coping with an addict. We have unaddressed Pain on the inside. It has nothing to do with you, and we are in such a chaotic cloud of pain that we can’t see past your own nose. It’s minute by minute, hour by hour, how can I …