By Dr. Renea Skelton
BattlePod is all about self-awareness. It introduces topics that we battle each day. Through authentic conversations, there is an opportunity to find freedom from self-judgment and uncover your purpose through connection and curiosity. Let's battle together.
25. Leaders: Is Your "Open Door" Policy Closed?
Does your organization have an “open door” policy? What does that really mean? When employees use it to express their concerns, do they find your door closed? Maybe you should break down your open door policy to create a closed one. Don’t worry, it’s not what you think.
March 11, 2021
24. Should You Regret Regret?
Why is it difficult to shake life's 'coulda, woulda, shoulda's? Regret is a common negative emotion that we seem to give life to. While most people experience regret negatively, it's actually one of the more hopeful emotions. In this episode, I talk about the different types of regrets, why they show up, and how you can navigate through them so they can benefit you.
February 28, 2021
23. Attention Women: Quit Undermining Yourself with Your Words!
We self-sabotage our speech, our writing, our thoughts & we allow others to do the same. We have unconscious communication habits that cause us to be viewed as less knowledgeable & confident. Listen as I introduce a few “little things” that aren’t really “little” & learn how to communicate authentically without damage.
January 25, 2021
22. My Teen Won’t Talk to Me!
No parent enjoys the silent treatment from their teen, especially when you feel like you’ve enjoyed a close relationship - and nothing has changed on your end. Take a deep breath and understand that pulling away from parents is not only normal but also a necessary developmental stage of adolescence. Navigating this transition toward independence is difficult and as much as teens hate to admit it (and probably won’t), they still need you to stay connected and involved in their lives. Listen for practical tips to help navigate through this silent treatment.
January 20, 2021
21. Mom Guilt: Quiet the Beast
Guilt can destroy us and comparison is the thief of joy. It's time to quiet the best within us.
October 29, 2020
20. Think You're Not Good Enough? Here's 4 Shocking Reasons...
I get it. It's difficult to compete, to achieve, to conquer. This is what our culture rewards & demands. It can be difficult to surrender, difficult to let go of who we think we're supposed to be, difficult to be ourselves. You can free yourself from your own judgment. You are good enough...why don't you see that?
October 15, 2020
19. I'm Stressed & My Child is Stressed! How Can I Use EI to Help?
Stress is all around us... now more than ever. Children with high EI are better able to pay attention, are more engaged in school, have more positive relationships, and are more empathetic. Listen how you can use EI to help them manage their stress...and yours!
September 02, 2020
18. Simple Steps to Increase Your EI
I introduce simple conscious steps to cultivate and increase your Emotional Intelligence. When you use EI, you are able to impact yourself and others in positive ways.
August 12, 2020
17. Are You Really Just Fine?
"I'm fine...no, really. I'm ok." What does this statement mean and why do you say it?
July 22, 2020
16. The Lesson I'm Still Learning
Life never ceases to surprise us and sometimes a desire to live is an act of courage. We are not invincible, and we won't live forever.
July 07, 2020
15. What it Means to Truly Surrender...
It's not just giving up in an unpleasant situation. Truly surrendering is easier than you think.
June 10, 2020
14. The Adventures of Henry the Hedgehog
Let's talk about what this children's series is about...and how it's different than what you think!
May 20, 2020
13. This Quarantine is Ruining My Marriage!
"Til death do us part" doesn't say anything about being together all day, every day. Here are 6 tips to protect your marriage during quarantine.
May 13, 2020
12. Get Off Your Butt!
Motivation is what drives us to make things we want to happen - but staying motivated isn't always easy. Here are 3 simple steps you may not have thought of.
April 29, 2020
11. Tell Me If I'm Ugly...
It's a question that is asked all of the time. Our children navigate in a society that sets unrealistic expectations, breeds low self-esteem, and promotes opportunities to compare. It's time to redefine beauty.
April 22, 2020
10. YES, You Can Say NO!
Do you feel uncomfortable when declining or turning down invitations? Do you say "yes" to a lot of things when you want to really say "no?" It may be time to change the way you think about the 2-letter word...
April 15, 2020
9. Are You "IN" Integrity? It's Not What You Think!
It's not just about doing what's right.
April 05, 2020
8. Work-Life Balance is FAKE!
You can't truly achieve "balance" in your work and life. Just hear me out...
March 29, 2020
7. The Coronavirus & Anxiety
Feelings of tension, worried thoughts, stress...school is out and plans have changed. Anxiety may lurk close by. Listen to this episode and be prepared!
March 13, 2020
6. You're Perfect...Now Change!
Are you a perfectionist? Have people told you that you are? Are you a recovering perfectionist? It's easy to become sucked into the cult of the perfect. Make perfect work for you, not against you.
March 09, 2020
5. Be Present...Not Perfect!
Being present is being mindful. Don't fill your white space with white noise. You can say no instead of yes.
February 19, 2020
4. I Do it ALL!
We can often feel like we have to do it all. We don't have to. People are waiting to help. Set your ego aside, process the emotion, and ask for help.
January 17, 2020
3. Part 2: Mistakes When Parenting Teens
In this episode, my daughter joins me in the conversation to provide her perspective on the mistakes we make.
November 22, 2019
2. Mistakes When Parenting Teens!
Being a teen is rough enough but being a caregiver of a teen...now that can be difficult as well. This episode introduces 5 common pitfalls we encounter when communicating with our teens. You may be surprised!
October 30, 2019
1. The Invisible Imposter Within You!
We all have an imposter that lurks in our thoughts. I will introduce what Imposter Syndrome is and how you can help navigate through it.
October 16, 2019
BattlePod is about to launch in the next few weeks. Listen to hear what's in store for you!
October 11, 2019