Trauma is something that no one would choose to go through, but it can also be an opportunity for personal growth and wisdom. We may all have different stories and personal circumstances, but often, the dynamics at play are very similar in terms of how we heal. 

In this episode of the podcast, Duane speaks with Nikki Eisenhauer, a psychotherapist, licensed professional counselor, licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, and life coach specializing in trauma, addiction, grief, and loss in highly sensitive people.

Nikkis is also a yoga and meditation teacher and host of the hit mental health podcast Emotional Badass: Where Moxie Meets Mindful. Through her personal and professional experiences, Nikki encourages us to take charge of our lives, even in the face of pain and suffering. By developing emotional intelligence and resilience, we can create a more peaceful, joyful, and fulfilling life. 

Listen in as Nikki shares her story of resilience and emphasizes the importance of emotional resilience in overcoming difficult experiences. The conversation also touches on the topics of sexual abuse and incest, so if this is something that’s difficult for you, please approach it with caution.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • What it means to be an emotional badass
  • Why incest is a taboo topic
  • The importance of emotional intelligence in childhood
  • Interpreting intuitive messages into verbal language
  • The common plight of eldest children in dysfunctional families
  • Guilt and shame as a big beach ball for the abusers
  • The power of listening to and trusting your intuition
  • How your body feels what your mind knows
  • Cultivating patience and kindness to yourself

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Supporting Resources:

Emotional Badass: Where Moxie Meets Mindful

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