Join Valerie and her lovely assistant Nathan as they talk about the how feeling chronically burned out (overwhelmed, perpetually exhausted) might be connected to a history of unresolved childhood trauma. In this and the previous episode, Valerie puts on her trauma therapist hat and walks you through all things childhood trauma and why those with this history for like “living life is hard”. Join her and Nathan in this adventure that might explain you to yourself. bu
What a lot of responses we got from last week’s episode on burnout and institutional religion! So much so, we decided to respond to a few topics that many listeners addressed! In this episode Valerie addresses why managing struggles with religion, belief, and belonging are SO overwhelming to our brains and bodies and they both talk about how they are trying to navigate raising children who are (appropriately) in lower levels of spiritual development while feeling that they personally have moved out of this phase themselves and how they stay congruent straddling this line. Also: is it ever right to just walk away from church? Check out this podcast to hear their frank thoughts, feelings, and personal musings as they struggle through this tough topic.