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The podcast episode delves into the topics of stress and resilience, offering practical tools for navigating challenging situations in life. Hosted by Emma Ferris, the episode addresses the issue of societal disconnection from our bodies and emotions, which often stems from being too focused on our thoughts. Emma emphasizes the importance of listening to our bodies and cultivating self-compassion.
Emma makes it clear that the podcast is not a substitute for professional help or mental health services, but rather a platform for empowerment, curiosity, and a catalyst for dealing with life’s difficulties. Drawing from her own personal experiences, Emma encourages listeners to see that they too can develop their own toolbox of stress and resilience tools.


In this episode host Emma Ferris is joined by our resident Psychologist on The Bravery Academy Dr Victoria Thompson. The episode delves into the significance of addressing conflict and difficult conversations in the workplace, highlighting their inevitability while emphasizing the need to approach them in a manner that aligns with one’s needs and values. It suggests taking a step back to internally observe the situation and then adjusting and realigning one’s approach to work for a more positive experience.


In this episode, Emma sits down with Terra Newell, perhaps the most well-known survivor in modern true crime. Terra opens up about her recovery from the trauma of fighting off her attacker, Dirty John Meehan

At the age of 25, she courageously defended herself against the manipulative and predatory “Dirty” John Meehan, ultimately prevailing in an act of self-defense. Since that fateful moment, she has fearlessly shared her captivating journey on a global scale, tirelessly striving to raise awareness about the critical issue of domestic abuse. Terra’s incredible story takes center stage in episode six of the highly acclaimed ​Dirty John ​podcast, where she emerges as a true heroine

Terra Newell’s unwavering determination and indomitable spirit have cemented her as a true force for change in the realm of true crime. Her ongoing endeavors continue to inspire others and make a lasting impact in the fight against domestic abuse.

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Emma Ferris

Why do we dissociate and how do we learn to unfreeze

Dissociation is a mental health defence mechanism that allows us to freeze our reaction to painful or traumatic events and, in some cases, even detach from reality entirely. But while dissociating may offer a temporary reprieve from intense emotions, it can also lead to long-term struggles with anxiety, depression, and more.

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How to overcome Mind-Body Disconnection

In this article, we share five simple tips on how to overcome mind-body disconnection and be mindful of our mental and physical health. We also take a look at some of the benefits that come from being present in the moment and having an active connection with both your mind and body.

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How to deal with anxiety and fear

From small bouts of worry to full-blown anxiety attacks, it can range from uncomfortable to debilitating. But what can you do about it? The good news is that there are many ways to manage anxiety and fear, both through lifestyle changes and medical interventions.

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Emma Ferris

How to deal with relationship stress

Explore tips for managing the stress of relationships and how to take steps toward healthier ones. We’ll cover topics ranging from communication techniques to self-care practices that can help reduce stress in your relationship.

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