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Get Real with Anne Louise

Get Real with Anne Louise

By Anne Louise Littlejohn
This podcast is about how to heal from a difficult childhood and show the World who you really are so you can be a great role model for your children. Through interviews with real people, with experts and my own knowledge and experience, this podcast is meant to inspire and to teach you how to heal, be true to yourself and build your dream life. My name is Anne Louise and I help people with childhood trauma to stop leaning on unhealthy behaviours when they face life challenges and start being a great role model for the children. I hope you will enjoy listening to this podcast.
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Do you explode like a volcano?

Get Real with Anne Louise

Do you explode like a volcano?
Can the littlest things set you off? Push you over the edge and you have major anger outburst? In this episode, I explore what can be the underlying cause and, of course, what you can do to help yourself.  First step is always awareness, because you can't change what you don't acknowledge. Get Real means to become aware. I would like to invite you to a free get real session, where we explore what you can get real about to help you in your healing journey. Go to: to request your free session. 
June 11, 2021
Healing in a group
In this episode, I share some of my healing journey and what is so magical about connecting with others around difficult topics. I talk about healing in a group and that I'm launching a group programme with my colleague; Tom Goldstein. You can find more information about it here:  Please email ( me your questions or let me know if you would like to have a chat about the programme. 
May 18, 2021
Mindfulness for trauma healing
Why is mindfulness important for healing and how can you be more mindful? You will find this, and more, in this Friday morning health tip. My website is if you want to learn more and to get in touch with me. On instagram, you will find me here: @getrealwithanne. I hope this is helpful for your healing journey. 
May 07, 2021
Which state is your nervous system in?
Your nervous system is essentially in 3 different states. In this episode, I explain the 3 different states and help you discover which state yours is in throughout your day. Being aware of your state is highly important to healing yourself from past trauma, because you can't change what you don't acknowledge. Find me on instagram @getrealwithanne to let me know how you rate your nervous system and how it is helping you heal. 
April 30, 2021
3 steps to calm your anxiety
If you are feeling anxious and uneasy, it can be very difficult to get out of it. But here are 3 steps that will help you. It is a bit of a magic trick and it works! I have tried it. ⁠ ⁠Find out more on this episode of the podcast.  Also, if you want more tools to stay calm, please sign up on where you will also get regular updates and resources from me. 
April 23, 2021
Is this the reason you feel anxious?
What are these mean voices we sometimes hear in our heads? Could they be the cause of your anxiety? Why are they here, where did they come from and more importantly, what can you do to make them be quiet? I give you a 2 step process that you can do immediately to help yourself and feel better!  Continue the conversation over on instagram @getrealwithanne 
April 09, 2021
Can childhood trauma affect your parenting
Trauma often shows up as not being caring and supportive to yourself. So how can you be supportive and caring towards your (future) children? This is what I discuss in this weeks episode. I also share a very personal story about how I caused and helped my son out of his perfectionistic behaviour. Find out what you can do to help yourself and your (future) kids.  If you want to talk more about this topic, please email me I would love to talk to you. 
April 02, 2021
How long is your to do list?
We are human beings not human doings yet we often have such a long do to list. This weeks tip for you is how to handle your long do list. Let me know what you think. 
March 26, 2021
The power of naming it
Saying things out loud can be so healing. Find out more in this weeks Friday morning mental health tip. 
March 19, 2021
You can't change what you don't acknowledge
Friday morning tip: you can't change what you don't acknowledge. Dr Phil used to say this on his shows all the time. Today, I know this is true. The very first thing that needs to happen in order to make any kind of change is AWARENESS. Find out more in this episode. 
March 12, 2021
12 ways to be more authentic
Friday morning tip: 12 ways to be more authentic in your life. So grab a pen or open notes on your phone because you'll want to take notes. If you could pick one to start with today, which one would you pick? 
March 05, 2021
New podcast about mental health and whats next for this one
Whats next for this podcast? I thought it was the end, but something was holding me back. Find out what's next. And finally a few survival tips to get through this pandemic.
February 26, 2021
Goodbye health coaching
This is not goodbye, or is it? Being a health coach has changed my life. Listen to my journey from feeling fat and disconnected from my body to now. This is goodbye to health coaching and hello to something new. Get all the details here.
December 08, 2020
Anxiety – I see you! What does it feel like to live with anxiety? Part 2
Now we focus on the healing journey. Recovering from anxiety and healing from trauma is a very individual journey. What works for one, may not work for another. Listen to this episode where Julie shares how she found her path to healing.
November 24, 2020
Anxiety – I see you! What does it feel like to live with anxiety? Part 1
Julie shares her story about being diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder and how it is affecting her. If anxiety is a topic that you are curious about, then this is definitely for you.
November 10, 2020
I threw out my step counter – here is why!
Is your body in a healing state or stress state? How do you know? When your body is too often in the stress state it can result in serious health issues. Find out why I threw away my step counter and what this all has to do with the state of your body
October 26, 2020
Burning out is shameful – isn’t it? There must be something wrong with me
Two similar burnout stories, yet so different. Many questions answered about burnout. How do you know that you are burning out? Can burnout happen to anyone? What does it feel like? What signs do we need to look out for? And so much more
October 13, 2020
What is your body telling you through the lens of the female cycle
The importance of paying attention to the female cycle in order to obtain optimal health and wellbeing. Listening to your body is your gateway to your creativity and unlimited inner recourses. Reduce stress by paying attention to your inner rhythms.
September 18, 2020
Why diets don't work and what works instead
Find out what I am addicted to and why diets don’t work. Discover why it has nothing to do with self-discipline or will power. You’ll also get the best exercise to do at home to achieve your goals.
August 26, 2020
This is how you meditate – an interview with Ana Vargas!
How meditation helps to relieve stress. Meditation truly is a healing tool, through connecting your mind, heart and body. It is a tool to get in touch with your feelings and learn more about yourself from the inside out. And so much more
August 18, 2020
How a wondering mind is a good thing
What is mindfulness and how does it work to calm your busy mind. You’ll discover the difference between the doing and being mode of the mind, whether you can problem solve an emotion. Finally, 5 concrete steps to help your mindfulness practice.
August 12, 2020
The 5 most important stress relieving tools
Here are some stress relieving techniques and coping mechanisms that help build your stress resilience muscle. You’ll learn why we react differently to stress and why it is so important that you listen to your body.
July 06, 2020
Give yourself the gift of yourself
This guided meditation is only 14 minutes and is designed to have you connect with your body and to bring your attention back to the present. There is no intro or outro to this episode, just the meditation. Enjoy!
June 20, 2020
Self-care is a choice
Self-care is about having the courage to look inside and start paying attention to your body’s signals. Find out what are the warning signals and what happens when you don’t pay attention. Love yourself enough, to take care of yourself!
June 20, 2020
The Get Real Podcast - Introduction
This short episode is an introduction to this podcast. Find out what my mother has to do with all this and what devastating consequences stress has on your life. This episode explains what my purpose is with this podcast.
June 16, 2020