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Posts by Victoria Albina

Ep #101: Managing Other People’s Emotions

Managing Other People’s Emotions

Does the notion of trying to manage other people’s moods and emotions for them sound familiar? Maybe it happens with a family member, a friend, or your partner, where you try to make them laugh if they’re upset, or do your best to be good so your home feels safer. In these types of situations…

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Ep #100: My Biggest Takeaways

My Biggest Takeaways

Today is a very special day because it marks the 100th episode of the Feminist Wellness podcast. Over the span of 100 episodes, I have increased my self-trust, self-love, and compassion for myself and others. It has been a beautiful journey with so many incredible lessons.  To celebrate this milestone, I decided to look back…

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The Perfect Time for Your Dreams is Now

Time for dreams is now

Does your brain love to tell you to wait? To not do that thing you dream of until your ducks are all in a tidy row, until the time is right, until the stars are perfectly aligned? Whether you defer your dreams for that most perfect moment, struggling to take action towards your goals, or…

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Ep #99: The Perfect Time for Your Dreams is Now

The Perfect Time for Your Dreams is Now

In this beautiful new year full of so much hope and possibility, is your brain telling you to hold off and wait for the perfect time to go after your dreams? If you catch yourself spinning in the perfectionist thought fantasies that tell you the perfect time to pursue your dream is somewhere out there…

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The Power of Yet

The Power of Yet

Do you have big dreams for your life? Do you imagine a future in which you set healthy boundaries, don’t take on other people’s emotions, do what you want to do, not what you feel obligated to do to keep others happy? Do you dream of quitting your job, starting your own business, going to…

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Ep #98: The Power of Yet

The Power of Yet

We are on the very cusp of 2021, and this time of year often provokes thoughts about our dreams and what we want in our lives going forward, but are you cutting your future off at the knees before you even get started? A phrase I hear often from my clients, which I know to…

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Believing in Your Goals, Believing in Yourself

Belief in yourself

Here we are, but a few little minutes away from New Year’s, and the potentially crushing weight of that silly tradition of New Year’s resolutions, which let’s be real, just don’t work. Don’t lead to real change in our lives, and particularly for my perfectionist thinkers out there, I see you. The fantasy-level resolutions our…

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Ep #97: Believing in Your Goals, Believing in Yourself

Believing in Your Goals, Believing in Yourself

As the New Year looms ahead, many of us with codependent, perfectionist, and people-pleasing tendencies are thinking about the huge, life-changing goals that we want to achieve in the coming year. And if you regularly get trapped in this kind of goal setting that feels crushing when you inevitably don’t reach your desired outcome, today,…

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Ep #96: Why Celebrating Matters

Why Celebrating Matters

If this podcast resonates with you and you listen in frequently, you likely find the act of celebrating yourself challenging. It might feel like a totally foreign concept, where you’ve never even considered pausing to recognize your achievements, or you apologize for doing it and feel the need to add a disclaimer beforehand. The art…

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Ep #95: Getting Real About How You Feel

Getting Real About How You Feel

One of the core tools that I share with you here on the podcast to heal your codependent, perfectionist, and people-pleasing habits is the thought work protocol. Using this one tool has helped me step out of old narratives that don’t serve me and it really has been so empowering, but 2020 has been tough…

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