In this compelling episode, Micki Lavin-Pell, MS, MA, a seasoned certified marriage and family therapist and relationship coach, sheds light on somatic therapy, harnessing it to unravel trauma and its profound impact on individuals and relationships. From dissecting the intricacies of trauma responses to delving into the healing process, Micki shares valuable insights derived from her extensive therapeutic experience. The discussion extends to the challenges faced by partners and caretakers of individuals dealing with mental health issues, offering a nuanced perspective on navigating these complex dynamics. With profound wisdom, Micki provides a unique blend of somatic therapy principles and real-world applications for listeners seeking a deeper understanding of trauma and its transformative possibilities.
Awareness can be the first step towards empowerment, and such is the case with adult ADHD. In this episode, join Matana and Dr. Dara Abraham, a psychiatrist specializing in adult ADHD, as they discuss the differences in ADHD symptoms presentation between children and adults, and the general process of getting diagnosed and treated later in life. They also tackle the benefits and side effects of medication as a first-line treatment, other possible forms of care, as well as the common misconceptions about ADHD diagnosis that cause others to hesitate from seeking help.
In this podcast episode, we are privileged to engage in a deeply moving conversation with Molly Jackson, focusing on resilience, grief, hope, and finding inspiration amidst profound loss. Molly shares her heart-wrenching experience of losing her daughter Lucy, who tragically passed away after choking on an apple. We delve into the immediate aftermath of Lucy’s passing, the heartbreak, and the intense grief that followed. We explore the complexities of grief, the differences in coping mechanisms, and the transformative power of sharing one’s story.
“Imma, I’m so sick and broken. I can’t deal with my pain anymore. I don’t know how to heal, but […]Read more
Giselle van Lux, based in Berlin, Germany, is blessed from birth with the unique ability to see and feel energy, in words, both thought or spoken and can transform energies in seconds for an uplifting personal growth. This gift enables her to directly “read” energy signatures. She works as a consciousness coach, helping clients work on their energies and realize the power of words in order to manifest the best versions of themselves .
Last week, I came across a statement that left me contemplating the meaning of being a true friend. It asserted […]Read more
As we close out May, designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, Matana reflects on the traumatic event that happened 13 years ago that would lead to the Hope to Recharge podcast.
Motherhood is a journey unlike any other. From the moment a child is conceived, a mother’s life is forever changed. […]Read more
This month, I’m reflecting on how a culmination of small shifts have created BIG leaps for me. With May zooming […]Read more