“How do we give ourselves the same grace that we extend to others? That comes from remembering our worth! I spent many years being terrible to myself– Talking down to myself, shaming myself, guilting myself– and then I realized that it kept me stuck in cycles I said I wanted to break.” – Alex Elle
In today’s episode, I’m interviewing author and well-being teacher Alex Elle. Her work, including her new book How We Heal: Uncover Your Power and Set Yourself Free, is all about helping others find their voice and create clarity in their lives. Alex invites us to rewrite our personal narratives and heal not only ourselves but the generations that come after us.
- 03:00 How Alex learned to write to herself with kindness
- 07:20 Healing by nurturing ourselves the way we nurture others
- 10:45 The importance of narrative and re-writing your own
- 14:25 Self-worth and learning to value yourself more
- 21:15 Overcoming anxiety to establish healthy boundaries in relationships
- 32:50 Alex’s most challenging boundary struggle: Taking space away from work!
Connect with Alex Elle:
Alex Elle is a bestselling author and influential well-being teacher focused on helping others find their voice and create clarity in their lives and relationships.
She has touched millions of people through her books, classes, popular podcasts (Hey, Girl and This Morning Walk), and her work as a speaker, Certified Breathwork coach, and Restorative Writing teacher.
She has been featured on Good Morning America, On Being with Krista Tippett, and recently spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Kennedy Center. The wisdom she shares through all her channels, including Instagram (1.3M), is quoted widely.
Here are some ways we can connect and grow together:
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