TAL #015 CATHY BRAXTON

TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • A quick financial follow-up and tie-in from her episode #007
  • Establishing radical boundaries with family 
  • Growing up with stomach aches and nausea from fear
  • Realizing her normal was not normal
  • Being brought into adult relationships in unhealthy ways
  • The "ice cream analogy" she used to explain boundaries to her son
  • Traits she now values + respects in relationships
  • Advice to others considering establishing boundaries with family + work
  • How to have the hard discussions with someone
  • The difficulty of her decision
  • How siblings interpret parents differently
  • Why "Let's reschedule" and "Pass the cranberries" may be the power phrases of your holiday season

QUOTES OF NOTE:

Vulnerability is incredibly powerful.
— Cathy Braxton
The longer you ignore what’s going on in your head, the stronger your body is going to respond.
— Cathy Braxton
To say ‘no’ doesn’t mean never. To say ‘no’ means not right now.
— Cathy Braxton

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