120: Strengthen Your Connection: Undefended Love with Jett Psaris

120: Strengthen Your Connection: Undefended Love with Jett Psaris

Let’s get practical for a moment. You’ve heard about the importance of courage and vulnerability in taking your relationship to the next level. How do you do that in a way that actually makes you stronger? How do you truly overcome feeling like a victim – in your life and relationship? How can you literally become a “yes” to everything – the painful moments as well as the joyful moments – to create new levels of spark and connection in your relationship? In today’s episode, you’re going to learn a way of showing up that helps you face your fears and heal the patterns that no longer serve you, no matter what’s going on in your relationship. Our guest is Jett Psaris, co-author of the book Undefended Love, and her work clearly illuminates the path to wholeness, healing, and deep authenticity – especially in relationship.

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119: The Most Important Thing Is What You Bring

119: The Most Important Thing Is What You Bring

How important is it to find the “right” partner? If you’re inspired by thoughts of how amazing a relationship could be – but wondering what to do next – this episode is for you. Today, we talk about the most important ingredient for having a conscious, authentic, amazing relationship. It’s something you can do whether or not you’re in a relationship. And doing this gives you the power to create exactly the kind of relationship that you’re looking for.

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118: Crafting an Uncommon Bond and Soulshaping – with Jeff Brown

118: Crafting an Uncommon Bond and Soulshaping – with Jeff Brown

What do you do when you want to shift your relationship from the mundane towards something more transcendent? Is this something you could experience with just anyone? And if not, how do you know if your relationship has this potential? Also…what happens when the podcast guest starts interviewing the host?! In this week’s episode, we’re diving deep into the question of conscious relationship a bit differently, through a conversation with writer, seeker, and spiritual activist Jeff Brown.  Jeff is the author of the books Soulshaping and An Uncommon Bond, and director of the documentary Karmageddon: The Movie.

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117: Why Projection Can Be Useful – Neil Sattin

117: Why Projection Can Be Useful – Neil Sattin

What are you projecting onto the world around you? How do you figure it out? And how can you use what you discover to grow, to live with MORE integrity? In this week’s episode, I’m sharing with you a simple, powerful practice to get in touch with your strengths – and your weaknesses, through the way that you project these things onto the other people in your life. It may sound simple, but you can find deep healing, and disconnect from toxic patterns (and toxic people).

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116: Sex, Love, and Dating: From Addiction to Health with Alex Katehakis

116: Sex, Love, and Dating: From Addiction to Health with Alex Katehakis

Can you be addicted to love, or sex, and – if so – what does that mean? How does the way that your parents raised you – especially when you were really young – affect your sex life? How do you define your own version of healthy sex – so that you’re not just following along with what culture has handed you? And finally – how do you step away from the dopamine and novelty-seeking of dating – and, when you find someone, make the switch to a monogamous relationship? In today’s episode, we are speaking to one of the world’s experts on sex and neurobiology – and especially the treatment of Sex and Love Addiction – Dr. Alexandra Katehakis.

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115: The Courage to Not Be Perfect – with Neil Sattin

115: The Courage to Not Be Perfect – with Neil Sattin

Does perfectionism get in the way in your relationship? How do you navigate the gap between how things are – and how you’d like them to be? What do you do if you find yourself being judgmental of your partner – or if they’re judging you? In this week’s episode, we talk about how to get related to the imperfection in your relationship in a way that will foster deep connection and compassion. Rather than getting lost in shame, and blame, discover a way to bring vibrancy to your relationship by getting clear, courageous, and vulnerable about who you truly are.

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114: How to Get the Most Out of Therapy – with Jeff Zeig

114: How to Get the Most Out of Therapy – with Jeff Zeig

If you’re going to seek help from a therapist (or coach), then how do you set yourself up for success? How do you find the right therapist? And how has the process of therapy evolved to achieve better and better results? To answer these questions and more, we have a return visit from Dr. Jeffrey Zeig, the Director of the Milton Erickson Foundation. Along with having been a student of Milton Erickson, and being an incredibly skilled therapist and trainer in his own right, Jeff is also the architect of the Evolution of Psychotherapy conference, which pulls together the top minds in the field of psychotherapy to discuss what’s working, what isn’t, and to collaborate on enhancing what’s possible through the art and science of psychotherapy.

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113: How to Find Healing and Connection in a Dark Time – with Neil Sattin

113: How to Find Healing and Connection in a Dark Time – with Neil Sattin

When things get tough in your relationship, how do you get through it, to the other side – in a way that leaves you better than you were before? Whether it’s an everyday conflict, or a true crisis – there’s a way to find the healing that will keep you from repeating unhealthy patterns, and allow you to experience an even deeper intimacy with your partner. In this episode I explore, in practical terms, how to find your way to the light at the end of the tunnel.

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112: How and Why to Apologize Effectively with Harriet Lerner

112: How and Why to Apologize Effectively with Harriet Lerner

Have you ever received an apology that didn’t quite cut it? That made things even worse? Plus, let’s face it – life can be messy. Despite your best intentions, it is nearly impossible to avoid causing harm or hurt every so often. So – when is an apology necessary? How do you apologize effectively? Isn’t “I’m sorry” enough? What are the key ingredients to be able to repair a relationship in a way that makes your connection stronger? And what is the place of forgiveness in all of this?

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111: How to Ask for Support – with Neil Sattin

111: How to Ask for Support – with Neil Sattin

Do you ever feel alone in challenging times? There’s an art to weaving a web of support for yourself, so that the people in your life know how to show up for you. And so that the people showing up for you actually do it in a way that truly supports you – and helps you move towards a more positive, life-affirming way of being. In today’s episode, we talk about how to ask for help, how NOT to ask for help – and how to figure out exactly what you’re asking for. We also address how to answer when someone is asking you for support.

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Podcast Reviews

  • Omg! This is amazing
    December 14, 2017 by Katiej7 from United States

    I’m learning so much about myself and past partners! I’m listening more than once to take notes! Thank you so much!

  • Great Info
    October 25, 2017 by humanindica from United States

    I love this podcast. This has helped me become a better Human. If u r not afraid of self-reflection this Podcast cld Help u.

  • Not what it seems from the title, very deep and enlightening
    October 24, 2017 by Brielle Ramirez from United States

    Love this podcast. Very enlightening and spoke about so much from all viewpoints and self awareness. If you have been looking for a real and GOOD podcast that touches on sex, hurt, positivity, love, communication, safety, goodness you name it, look no more! You will love this podcast! Thank you Neil, for such amazing episodes and insights 💗🙏🏽🤗

  • Highly Recommend!
    October 17, 2017 by J. Barshop from United States

    Neil and his guests share actionable and inspiring lessons on how to build (not just maintain) relationships. Highly recommend listening and subscribing to Relationship Alive if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to have lasting relationships (and live your best life as a result)!

  • Not what it seems from the title, very deep and enlightening
    October 12, 2017 by Brielle Ramirez from United States

    Loved this episode. Very enlightening and spoke about so much from all viewpoints and self awareness. Must listen!