Posts by Victoria Albina

Trauma Therapy and Somatic Practices with Andrea Glik

convo w trauma therapist Andrea Glik

Victoria: You are a trauma therapist, you have studied a bajillion different modalities, and I would love to talk about what’s going on in the world of trauma support, trauma therapy these days, where you see things going. I think I’ll just open it up to you. Andrea: Certainly there’s a lot more of a…

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Ep #119: Hurt Feelings: Why You Don’t Need a Thicker Skin

Feminist Wellness with Victoria Albina | Hurt Feelings: Why You Don’t Need a Thicker Skin

Have you ever been told that you need a “thicker skin?” Maybe this is something you’ve even thought to yourself, that to stop feeling defensive and for other people’s comments to not bother you, you simply need a thick skin. This is something so many folks living with codependent, perfectionist, and people-pleasing habits experience, but…

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Hurt Feelings: Why You Don’t Need a Thicker Skin

feelings

I was talking with my client Eline the other day about this shift from being reactive in the world to being responsive. About noticing feelings and becoming aware of them. About learning to pause when you feel that little flood of anxiety, worry, upset, annoyance. When you feel that ping or zap in your belly that…

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Ep #118: Getting Anchored: Boundaries

Feminist Wellness with Victoria Albina | Getting Anchored: Boundaries

I’m so delighted to bring you another fundamental episode from the Feminist Wellness library this week! You’ve tuned in to over 100 episodes so far, and there are some that stand out to me as the most pivotal tools and work to heal your codependent, perfectionist, and people-pleasing habits, so today, we’re going back to…

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Saying Yes from Obligation: How to Say No from Love

saying yes from obligation and no from love

When we believe that the only way to feel good about ourselves is to look outside of us, to get other people, our job, our career title or credential, our anything and everything to fill that whole in your heart that says “I’m not good enough unless other people say I am” it makes so…

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Ep #116: Getting Anchored: Be Your Own Watcher

Feminist Wellness with Victoria Albina | Getting Anchored: Be Your Own Watcher

Over the last couple of years of releasing this podcast, lots of new folks have joined us, and if you’ve been here from the beginning, you’ve listened in to me teach you countless tools and concepts each week. So, I thought it was the perfect time to re-release the first of some of the most…

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Ep #114: Choosing the Wrong People

Feminist Wellness with Victoria Albina | Choosing the Wrong People

Do you look back at your life and feel like you’re the worst at picking friends or romantic partners? Maybe you’ve even had people tell you that you’re terrible at this, and so you’ve been operating in the world fearful of your own mind, walking around with a chronic distrust of yourself. If you’re raising…

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