Navigating Relationships | Dr. Nicole LePera & Mikhaila Peterson

Dr. Nicole LePera (the Holistic Psychologist) and Mikhaila Peterson discuss how to deal with past traumas, deep breathing, the importance of timeouts in arguments, going to bed angry, creating boundaries, how to get unstuck, the importance of nutrition and sleep, creating small daily promises and more.
Dr. Nicole LePera was trained in clinical psychology at Cornell University and the New School for Social Research. She also studied at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis.

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Show Notes:
[2:30​] Dr. Nicole LePera’s background story
[4:00​] What is stuckness?
[6:30​] Dealing with stress and past traumas
[14:00​] How and why deep breathing works
[17:30​] Using timeouts in arguments
[19:30​] Should you go to bed angry?
[22:30​] Creating boundaries to improve your relationships
[27:00​] Differentiating between meeting our own needs and narcissism
[30:00​] Can polyamorous relationships work long-term?
[36:30​] How to get unstuck
[40:00​] Using the presence of now to overcome urges
[43:00​] The importance of nutrition and sleep to help regulate your body
[47:30​] Creating small daily promises
[55:00​] Differentiating between laziness and exhaustion
[59:30​] How to utilize intentions

Mikhaila Peterson (@mikhailapeterson Instagram) is a 28 year old mother, CEO, health influencer, writer and founder of the Lion Diet, from Toronto, Canada. She has put her idiopathic juvenile arthritis, severe depression (bipolar type II), and chronic fatigue (among other ailments) into remission using The Lion Diet - a beef, salt and water elimination diet. Although it may seem unorthodox, she’s thrived on it for over 2 years. Also recognized for her work with her father, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson (Canadian psychologist and author), she encourages others to take responsibility for every part of their physical and mental health, and teaches how to dramatically transform one's life by never giving up on yourself.

The Mikhaila Peterson Podcast is a podcast where host Mikhaila Peterson speaks with thought leaders, and industry changers - continually finding the best ways to improve the human experience. From stay at home mom’s to CEO’s, fitness enthusiasts to spiritual guides, nutrition researchers to health professionals - Mikhaila has interview-style conversations aimed at provoking thought, addressing difficult subjects, and speaking about topics that are generally shied away from.