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Episode 006: How Shame Can Be Your Saviour with Andrea Owen


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In this episode Andrea Owen and I talk about the concept of shame. This comes up so often in The Hungry For Happiness tribe. It’s a conversation we talk about a lot in our blogs, websites, social networks and our Society. I love Andrea’s fresh perspective on shame. It’s a beautiful conversation and I know you’re going to love it.

About Andrea

  Andrea Owen is an author, mentor, and certified life coach who helps women get what they want by letting go of perfectionism, control, and isolation and choosing courage instead.   She is the author of 52 Ways to Live a Kick-Ass Life: BS Free Wisdom to Ignite Your Inner Badass and Live the Life You Deserve, (Simon and Schuster). Her second book, How To Stop Feeling Like Shit will be released in January, 2018 (Hachette Books).  

Inside this episode, Andrea shares

  1. A deep explanation of perfectionism and control.
  2. The magic of surrendering to the present moment.
  3. Her process of releasing shame and moving on with life.
  4. Seeking ‘compassionate witnesses’.

What you'll hear:

  • 5:00- How to navigate through comparison and negative self talk.
  • 11:05- Why we try to control everything in our lives.
  • 18:34- Trusting your feelings and choosing the right people to share them with.
  • 26:26- Vulnerability, intimacy and deeply connected relationships.
  • 31:10- The power behind making a concrete decision.

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Meet Samantha Skelly

Samantha Skelly is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, best-selling author, and emotional eating expert who has revolutionized the weight loss industry by examining the individual and underlying causes of eating disorders. She has shared her mission on an international platform and continues to spread her message and transform the lives of thousands of people through the Phoenix Formula, motivational speaking engagements, the Hungry for Happiness podcast, worldwide international retreats, and her Amazon best-selling book, Hungry for Happiness: One Woman’s Guide From Fighting Food to Finding Freedom.