Podcast

Amazing Me Amazing You Introduction Podcast

An introduction to the Amazing Me Amazing You Podcast… a totally unexpected and incredible journey of self discovery of how the relationship we have with ourselves is the single most important relationship we have in our whole lives.

Read more

001 – How is my relationship with myself?

Steph starts to share what she has been learning and practicing since 2005 when she was first introduced to the concept of creating a loving relationship with herself.  The key question explored in this Podcast is ‘How is my relationship with myself?’.  To help us answer this question we begin the practice of compassionate self observation in the three areas of our thoughts, our feelings and our actions. Towards the end of the Podcast, Steph shares a personal story of grief and love that was transformational for her and which helped her understand how disconnected she was in the relationship with herself and helped her begin her unexpected and incredible journey of self-discovery. 

Read more

002 – Do You Love Yourself?

In this Podcast Steph describes her experiences of her first day in the relationship studies programme in UCC.  The day started with a profound question which marked the beginning of an incredible journey of self-discovery and a new awareness of the importance of a loving relationship with herself.

Read more

003 – All Feelings Make Sense

Explore how all our feelings make sense and that there is wisdom behind every one of them, especially those uncomfortable feelings that we often wish to ignore, dismiss or dilute.  Steph describes her original fear of feeling anger and the liberating revelation that anger and aggression are different.  She also shares her own experience of exploring a strong reaction she had to an everyday request.  She describes how she uncovered the wisdom and insight of this feeling, which helped her address a past dismissed event.

Read more

004 – Owning My Feelings

Steph shares how we create all our feelings, how all our feelings come from us and are for us.  She has found the idea of ‘owning her feelings’  to be a hugely powerful life-changing practise that has healed and deepened many relationships in her life especially her relationship with herself.

Read more

005 – Sharing Our Feelings

Steph shares how conscious communication is hugely powerful in expressing our true feelings lovingly and compassionately. She shares one of her own early experiences and a recent poignant experience of the healing powers of ‘I’ messages in all our relationships.

Read more

006 – Boundaries

“When I create a boundary, I am championing my own needs and stepping into my own power. I am showing up for myself, being my own best friend.  Boundaries are self-love in action.” In this podcast Steph speaks about boundaries, what they are, who they are for, when might we use them and how do we create and maintain them.  She shares her own checklist for creating boundaries.

Read more

007 – Boundaries (Part 2) Experiences and Reflections

Steph shares some personal experiences of how she created healthy, firm and loving boundaries when her needs were not been met. She also describes a recent experience when she completely forgot to create a boundary when she really needed one highlighting how creating self-loving boundaries is a lifelong practice.

Read more

008 – Conversation with Val

In this Conversation, Val shares her personal journey back to self love. She describes how the ending of a relationship and the time she had during the covid-19 quarantine provided her with a wonderful opportunity for self-reflection.  Val describes how she had to overcome her fear of being hurt and how much learning there is in fear and feeling all our feelings. Val and Steph share their love of journaling, visualisation and self-observation.

Read more

009 – Conversation with Bree

Bree Bellefeuille of the Self-Healer’s podcast shares her inspiring journey back to self-love. Bree, from Arizona, was in a place of having no love for herself, however, in the past 3 years, Bree has transformed her relationship with herself and all her relationships including the relationships she found most challenging. Bree shares the amazing self-care tools and techniques she has experienced and still practises as part of her courageous self-healing journey.

Read more

010 – Conversation with Michelle

Steph and Michelle share a wonderful heart-to-heart conversation discussing everything from co-dependent relationships to developing and nurturing independent, loving, supportive relationships including the relationship we have with ourselves. This is a heart-warming and uplifting conversation between two women on opposite sides of the Atlantic who are each on a journey to self-love.

Read more

011 – Conversation with Deirdre

Steph and Deirdre Loughlin discuss the practice of living more authentically through self-awareness and the benefits of becoming familiar with our core values.  Deirdre encourages anyone with mental health concerns to create safety for themselves, through the support of others and how finding the therapist that suits you, with whom you feel safe, seen and heard without judgement can be life-changing. Deirdre describes her personal practices that support her in looking after her own mental health.  Steph and Deirdre share their own experiences in practising self-compassion, self-forgiveness and their unexpected experiences of self-observation.

Read more

012 – Conversation with Lucy

In this podcast Steph and Lucy share some of the incredibly challenging and also life-changing lessons they learned and continue to practice, on their journey to living more consciously, following the Relationship Studies programme they both completed in UCC.  They are both parents of 4 children and they share how the challenges of parenting continue to change as their children grow up and how choosing to parent with trust instead of fear is an ongoing practice.  They speak about the self-care practices they have in their own lives, including journalling, self-observation and paying attention to their breath as well as trusting how their body is feeling. 

Read more

013 – Conversation with Emily

In this conversation, Steph speaks with the wonderfully talented Emily Nayhree Dawson, an Irish original art & fashion designer. Emily shares her extraordinary story from growing up in inner city Dublin, painting on the walls of her mobile home in the Dublin mountains, living in abandoned buildings, to becoming a celebrated fashion designer featuring in New York fashion week, and having 10 shows in America in the last couple of years. This is an incredible story of creativity, resilience and overcoming adversity. This is Emily’s story.

Read more