Wellness Wednesday - Unmasking Toxic Friendships: Navigating Towards Healthier Relationships S2E10 24:50 September 6th 2023
by Dennis Redman
Can you recognize the red flags of a toxic friendship?
We're your hosts, Ron Fiedler and Angela Redman, joining you this Wellness Wednesday to shed light on how to pinpoint the signs of toxic friendships that may be lurking in your life, causing havoc with your mental and emotional health. With Angela's expert insights, we're breaking down the signs of such relationships, whether they're with an old-school friend, a coworker, or even a family member.
We don't shy away from the tough topics; we're discussing the emotional toll these relationships can take and how to address them with compassion and grace. Is it possible to mend a toxic friendship? Listen in as we consider this question, sharing practical steps for self-care and recovery after ending such a friendship. We understand that it's not just about cutting ties; it's also about healing and moving forward. Angela brings her unique blend of practical and intuitive wisdom, offering advice on limiting digital contact and preparing for those challenging conversations that are sometimes necessary.
We also discuss how and when to reach out to professionals for additional help. This episode is not just a conversation, it's a lifeline for those grappling with toxic friendships. Join us on this journey towards healthier, more uplifting relationships.
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(0:00:03) - Cutting Toxic Friendships for Mental Health
Identifying toxic relationships, prioritizing mental and emotional health, recognizing red flags, and addressing toxic friendships compassionately.
(0:14:53) - Toxic Friendships, Compassion, and Self-Care
Rekindling a toxic friendship with compassion, self-care, preparing for the conversation, and limiting digital contact.