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Jan 17, 2023

Are you tired of feeling unheard and unseen in your relationships? Do you struggle with finding a shared reality with your partner? If so, you're not alone. Many of us struggle to navigate the complexities of human interaction and connection. But the good news is, with the right tools and mindset, you can improve your relationships and create a deeper sense of connection and understanding with those around you.

In this episode, Dr. Heather Browne shares some actionable steps and practical advice for creating a shared reality in your relationship and improving communication and connection with your loved ones. From identifying and expressing your needs to holding boundaries and creating space for growth and healing, this episode is packed with valuable insights and strategies for building stronger, more fulfilling relationships.

As a relationship expert, Dr. Heather Browne has worked with thousands of individuals and couples in psychotherapy. She is published in hundreds of journals, has an active YouTube channel, has been featured on ABC-7 news, was the relationship expert on KDOC Daybreak OC, and is published in Inc., The Toronto Sun, Thriving Family Magazine, Light + Life, and Psychology Today. She is a regular guest blogger for both Links for Shrinks and for Marriage Friendly Therapists.

Check out the transcript of this episode on Dr. Jessica Higgin's website.

In this episode

7:36 Dr. Browne's personal experience that inspired her to help couples.

11:33 Relationship: A place for growth and learning.

19:18 Ownership of ourselves and how we choose to perceive things.

24:25 Navigating difficult conversations in relationships.

31:23 Navigating differences and maintaining connection: The art of empathy and holding multiple truths.

34:21 The importance of curiosity in a healthy relationship.

39:26 Navigating the balance of self-care and caring for others.

44:29 The process of growth and transformation in relationships, emphasizing the importance of communication, curiosity, and compassion.

53:00 Where to find a variety of resources and learn more about her and her work.


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