BONUS 123: How to Reach Emotional Acceptance

BONUS 123: How to Reach Emotional Acceptance

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18.

Episode Sponsor:

Fertility Centers of Illinois

Dr. Rothenburger and Heather discuss how to reach emotional acceptance: 

  • What is emotional avoidance, and why is it harmful?
  • Do you have any examples from your own journey of emotional avoidance? Or perhaps some of your infertility clients?
  • What is emotional acceptance, and why is it healthy?
  • How can listeners reach emotional acceptance?
  • Do you have any examples from your own journey about the negative emotions you experienced and how you ultimately reached emotional acceptance? Or perhaps some of your clients?
  • Is there anything else you’d like to add?

BONUS: Check out BONUS 17 for a discount code for some of Dr. Rothenburger’s services.

Words of Hope:

We need to acknowledge the dark wolf but pay attention to the hope that exists in all of us, too. Click To Tweet


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