How mindful and aware are we of our relationships with others? What about in our relationship with ourselves? In this episode, globally recognized Dr. Alexandra Solomon joins host, Mike Domitrz, to discuss the brave, mindful process of digging and being with emotion and awareness without knowing the outcome, by way of the lessons included in her book, Loving Bravely.
Mike and Dr. Solomon also explore the journey of discovery, the beauty and importance of self-appreciation, the stigma of therapy, and setting solid boundaries.
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[2:15] Loving Bravely is a deep dive journey into dealing with the complexity of love.
[4:24] Tools to help us access our compassion.
[9:59] Loving Bravely opens up additional pathways to healing with the help of a therapist.
[16:21] All the people we are connected to are our teachers.
[27:26] How to get a copy of Loving Bravely.
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Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University, and the author of Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want (New Harbinger, 2017). In addition to being a couple therapist, Dr. Solomon trains graduate students, and teaches the internationally renowned undergraduate course, Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101. Dr. Solomon is a sought-after speaker and media commentator on the topic of love.