2.07 The Art of Healing

As therapists and coaches, we learn a lot of techniques of the trade. While it’s important to exercise these standards of care, there is another aspect to healing that is more elusive. You could call this the art of healing. In this episode we explore what that means and howRead More …

2.06 Internal Monologue

Internal Monologue! You know that voice inside your head that comments on things?… Oh, wait, maybe you don’t know! Recently there has been a lot of discussion about the idea of an “internal monologue” and the fact that not everyone has one. We realized one of us has a chattyRead More …

2.05 Inner Critic

It may look different for everyone, but most of us can identify with the inner part of themselves that always wants to share a negative opinion. In this episode, Boonie and Rachel talk about what their inner critics look like and how they’ve learned to live with this little protectiveRead More …

2.04 Friendships

Thank you for being a friend! Whether you love the idea of friendship or feel squidgy about it, this episode has got you covered. Although it seems like we asked a few more questions than we answered! Including: What’s love got to do with it? How do Western vs. non-WesternRead More …

2.03 Suicide and Self Harm

**If you or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for free, confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org or 1-800-273-8255** In this episode, Boonie and Rachel discuss a topic that has touched both of our lives, as well as manyRead More …

2.01 Sparkles Podcast Rides Again!

Welcome back, Sparklers! We’re excited to return and share our musings with all of you. Here are some highlights of our conversation: Boonie talks about her recent battle with depression and how it can feel like a dark, familiar, and not always welcome friend: “I started isolating myself, but itRead More …

18 Survival Guide for Creatives

What happens when you follow your bliss? Maybe you got a degree in art or literature and are thinking, “Now what?” In this episode, Boonie and Rachel explore what it’s like to be a creative person in a world that tells us we should share our gifts, on the oneRead More …

17 Boundaries

Boundaries are a big deal. They define where we end and another person begins. They also can be tricky to define and maintain. What happens when our boundaries are too fuzzy? What about when they are too strict? And what about when our boundaries are violated? In this episode, BoonieRead More …

16 It Takes All Kinds

Different ways of thinking produce different results — and that’s a good thing! In this episode, Boonie and Rachel dive into what it’s like to be an intuitive or creative thinker in a culture that highly values pragmatism. Even though there aren’t as many of us in the world, weRead More …