268. Is Avoiding Conflict Conversations Hurting Your Quality of Life?
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268. Is Avoiding Conflict Conversations Hurting Your Quality of Life?

In this enlightening episode, join us as we dive into the dynamic interplay between conflict, expectations, and personal growth. Conflict often carries a negative connotation, but what if we reframe it as a catalyst for transformation? Let’s explore how embracing conflict can lead to unexpected opportunities for learning and development. Conflict is one of the…

267. Constructs Create Our Understanding of the World

267. Constructs Create Our Understanding of the World

Welcome to our latest podcast episode, where we delve into the intricate world of constructs. Constructs serve as the scaffolding of our understanding, akin to mental models, guiding us through the complexities of our existence. They aid us in deciphering the world’s intricacies, offering both clarity and confusion. However, to ensure our mental landscapes remain…

3 Essential Self-Care Habits for a Balanced and Fulfilling Life That You Will Love

Discover three effective habits for good self-care, including setting boundaries with No Meeting Mondays, starting the day with pleasure and beauty, and decluttering life from negativity. These habits can enhance overall well-being, reduce stress levels, and improve work-life balance. Three habits for good self care Self-care is not just about pampering oneself with occasional treats…

How to Have the Most Difficult Conversation with Our Children
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How to Have the Most Difficult Conversation with Our Children

In this episode of The Joe Martino Show, we dive into the crucial topic of discussing drugs with your children. It’s a conversation that many parents find daunting, yet it’s one of the most important ones to have. Host [Host Name] shares personal experiences and insights, highlighting the significance of regular and open dialogues about…

Bad Therapy Book Review Podcast: A book I wanted to love but was left mostly frustrated with
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Bad Therapy Book Review Podcast: A book I wanted to love but was left mostly frustrated with

Good books should bring us all to the table for conversation. They should honestly survey the research, which will almost always show some research that contradicts the author’s thesis. Therapy is one of the topics that should invite such a book. It is a topic that should be held accountable for its outcomes. In a…

Recognizing toxic parenting and how to overcome it to live our best life
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Recognizing toxic parenting and how to overcome it to live our best life

Overview of Toxic Parenting Toxic parenting is a term used to describe behaviors that detrimentally affect a child’s physical and emotional health, with long-lasting implications. In addition to the common traits mentioned earlier, toxic parents may also exhibit traits like emotional neglect, where they fail to provide the necessary emotional support and validation to their children. For…

Bad Therapy: A Book that People Will Love or Hate
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Bad Therapy: A Book that People Will Love or Hate

I have been telling my friends for years that conservatives were going to be coming for therapy. And in many ways, it’s deserved. We have more money, time, resources, and energy focused on mental health and don’t have results that match. Therapy is mainly run by people with a liberal orientation to life and politics. As such, it is an easy target for conservatives to attack as we seem to embrace the ever-dividing line of ideology in our country. But that doesn’t absolve therapy or therapists from answering some very legitimate questions about treatment, how we do it, and what outcomes we’re getting from our current efforts.

263. Why I Think it’s Incredibly Important to Talk about Men’s Mental Health; An Answer to a Listener Email

263. Why I Think it’s Incredibly Important to Talk about Men’s Mental Health; An Answer to a Listener Email

Someone wrote in and wanted to know why I spent “so much time talking about men’s mental health.” This episode is my answer to her. The stakes are so high!Men are literally losing their lives. Talking about men’s issues doesn’t disparage women; it honors them! It recognizes that there are problems that affect women. Listen…