What’s the secret to a happy life? The research says it’s your relationships! But how do you create the connection, joy and ease you crave? The secret is to think about your relationships in a whole new way.
Armed with humor, a ton of research and over 30 years of hands-on experience Dr. Abby Medcalf will teach you simple, actionable tools and strategies that you can use today to make all your relationships the best they’ve ever been (including the one with yourself)!
Featured in CNBC’s “Top Ten Podcasts We Need In Our Life Right Now.”
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Whether you call it self-love, self-approval or self-compassion the research shows that learning to accept yourself is one of the keys to emotional well-being and happiness. Today you’ll learn why it’s so darn hard to accept yourself and how to practice...
For women in heterosexual relationships, understanding the men we love can be quite a challenge. And so I've brought in some reinforcements! Shana James, MA, has been coaching men for decades – helping them, understanding them, and figuring out how they really tick....
Today I’m speaking to the amazing Tess Brigham! She’s been dubbed the “Millennial Therapist” by CNBC and specializes in helping young adults discover their unique life path in order to go out into the world and make an impact. Tess is a licensed therapist and...
I spend most of the time telling you what to do to be happy in all your relationships (which I love because I’m a bossy Jewish mother). But today, I’m flipping things around and sharing the top 7 habits I see that are sabotaging your relationship. If you want to hear...
Do you have someone in your life who gets defensive and just won’t listen no matter how carefully you approach them? Have you tried all the tools and nothing seems to work? Then you’re in the right place because today I’m going to teach you the research-backed secret...
Imagine taking a test where you get no credit for the right answers, but you get punished for every single one you got wrong. That’s perfectionism. You brush over any successes while beating yourself up for every mistake. Perfectionism is a mean mother f-er. It’ll...
You know about “the argument.” It’s that same fight that comes up over and over again with your partner, mother or brother. Any long-term relationship you’ve had likely has “the argument.” Maybe you’ve asked your mother over and over not to comment on what you’re...
3 BIG MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING WHEN YOUR KIDS DON’T LIKE YOUR NEW RELATIONSHIP AND ONE THING TO TURN IT AROUND
What do you do if your kids don’t like your new partner or if your partner’s kids don’t like you? Today I’m coming at you with the 3 big mistakes you’re making when your kids don’t like your new relationship and the one thing you can do to have effective...
Fantastic podcast with useful and evidence-based information on a very complicated issue. Definitely added to my small list of preferred podcast- highly recommend!
-Living in Harmony
I love these podcasts. They give me a new way to think about my relationships and specific actions to take to focus on the things that are important to me. Ethical, honest and compassionate advice that I can really use!
-Words by A.
I met Abby six years ago and she taught me how to communicate in relationships, how to pick the right partner, she taught me so many life tools and how to deal with my sobriety, anxiety and depression. She taught me how to be the best me. She is absolutely the best, straightforward, doesn’t sugarcoat things and knows a lot of little tricks and tools that are very helpful in day-to-day life.
Abby’s advice is spot on. It’s easy to understand and implement. Best of all, it is effective. Thanks, Dr. Abby!
-Words for You
-Alice Tanner, Addiction Consultant
Abby, Thank you for being here! I wish I was learning all of it at school Life would be so much easier. I’m not in a relationship at the moment, but I believe that I wouldn’t lose my partner if I had the knowledge and tools I have right now. I am excited to learn more and since discovered your podcast my days are so much better!
-The Taco Tourist
-Debbie in East Texas
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