Like really reaaaalllllly going there. Talking about the things most people don’t talk about around the dinner table.
Because when we talk about the places that hurt, we oftentimes start to heal.
Sex, money, drugs, mental health, loneliness, not wanting to be a mom.
You know…the lighthearted topics. You name it we probably talk about it. And if we haven’t talked about it yet, we totally should.
if it makes
Your super right wing Evangelical neightbor uncomfortable –WE TALK ABOUT IT.
Your grandparents blush – WE TALK ABOUT IT.
You ashamed because you laugh inappropriatelyat it –WE TALK ABOUT IT.
welcome, i’m jen
MAMA BEAR. EMOTIONAL SIDEKICK. LOVES RED WINE + AQUAMAN. SOMETIMES LONELY. TOO COMPLEX TO SETTLE FOR HAPPY. A THOUSAND FEELINGS BEHIND THE SMILE.
That’s me in a nutshell. I’m also silly, paradoxical, and often find myself in awkward conversations…that I’ve started…because it’s a blessingcurse of mine.
I started GOING THERE, THE PODCAST out of the sheer desire to help people feel less alone (including myself).
Because I know what it’s like to isolate and numb the pain and feel alone.
It wasn’t until I started sharing my own story of an emotionally abusive childhood (and subsequent lifelong effects) that I met people who said ‘Me too!’ and thanked me profusely for my openness, candor, and willingness to go there…really go there…even (especially?) when it’s awkward.
IMAGINE A WORLD where we share our story so freely that the shackles of shame fade away and we’re instead left with connection, choruses of ‘Me too!‘, and raucous laughter because there is always room for laughter.
And what’s better than removing shame as we own and give voice to the story buried deep down inside of us?