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Pretty Mental

By Pretty Mental
Pretty Mental is about accepting our full selves and inspiring others to do the same by being daringly unfiltered. This means completely normalizing all things mental health and the wild journey that has brought us here. We are challenging the stigmatization of normal human suffering. We are done pretending and subscribing to the notion that it’s taboo to have challenging mental health experiences. Welcome to the pretty mental health club and enjoy the show! Tune in every Monday at 6am EST for a brand new episode & follow us on Instagram at @PrettyMentalOfficial
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91. Unpacking the Energy of Fear & Taking Control of Our Physiology (Solo)
In this week’s Sister’s Solo podcast session we do a juicy deep dive into the energy of Fear and unpack: The major role it plays in our experiences of anxiety and depression. How to recognize it, stand up to it and transcend it. What we’ve personally learned on our journey of healing from this energy. How to hack out physiology to override the fear response. Why thriving can only happen when our minds and bodies are equally considered on this journey. Watch us on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:02:03
January 24, 2022
90. Shedding All Masks and Owning All That You Are (Solo)
In this week’s Sister’s Solo podcast session things got very real as we unpacked: Shaking off the societal pressures to put on a one dimensional, “professional” mask in order to have a seat at the table in your industry. The mindsets we need to cultivate in order to bring our full selves forward. How so much of what we consider Depression, is actually the result of settling for a life of suppressed desires and fragmented identities. The joy that is possible when we integrate all of who we are into our life experience. Watch us on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
54:03
January 17, 2022
89. Learning How to Recognize Narcissistic Relationships & Embracing Imperfection (Solo)
This week we sat down for another sister’s solo and deep dove into: Understanding narcissism, narcissistic relationships and how they tear us down over time. Normalizing the range of emotions that come up in the process of healing after these types of relationships. Exposure therapy and normalizing the discomfort that’s a part of healing and growing. Embracing imperfection and using humor to heal feelings of shame and inadequacy. Watch us on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:27:41
January 10, 2022
88. Family triggers, Self-acceptance & Boundaries (Solo)
To finish out the year we sat down for another sister’s solo and reflected on : The healing gems that can be revealed when we get triggered by family. Why our feelings of inadequacy can actually guide us towards a more authentic life. Why becoming more self-accepting leads to having a deeper acceptance of others’ differences. Practical tools for coping with anxiety and having healthy boundaries in real-time. Pretty Mental Links: Watch us on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:08:06
January 03, 2022
87. Freeing Ourselves Through Shadow Work with Abigail Iquo Isuo
For this week’s episode, we sat with the brilliant, Abigail Iquo Isuo. Abigail is an Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapist with 20+ years of experience who guides her clients through profound shadow work to uncover the gifts that lie in the painful depths of the psyche. In this conversation with Abigail we got to explore: A deeper understanding of the different types of anger and the wisdom that this emotion has to offer us What is shadow work and why reintegrating the dark, taboo parts of ourselves is a necessary step on the journey to wholeness and mental health How to reclaim the parts of ourselves that have been put in the shadow How to navigate our own and others’ difficult emotions and differences of opinions in ways that can help create a more harmonious world Abigail's website: https://www.potentialcharisma.com/ Pretty Mental Links: Watch this episode on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:08:10
December 27, 2021
86. Perfectionism, Social Anxiety & Being of Service (Solo)
In this conversation, we sat down for another Solo session to unpack the ways in which perfectionism and social anxiety feed into each other and how to counteract this through the power of intention. In this episode we deep dove into:  Our own experiences of challenging perfectionism and how showing up imperfectly has become a powerful exposure therapy practice.  What liberation perfectionist conditioning means to us and identifying safe spaces for beginning this journey.  How to utilize the power of intention to offset social anxiety and form authentic connections with others.  Pretty Mental Links: Watch this episode on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:13:55
December 20, 2021
85. Coming Out of the Spiritual Closet (Solo)
In this conversation we sat down for another Solo session to explore the ways in which western medicine and academia have often left spirituality out of the conversation on healing. We get honest about why this matter, how it’s affected past conversations on the podcast and deep dive into:  What it means to give ourselves FULL permission to allow more spirituality and faith to join us on this human healing journey  The expansive impact of reclaiming our voice, prayer and intention to activate healing energy in our lives.  Seeing life’s challenges as Initiations to greater levels of personal power rather than simply obstacles that are here to make our lives harder.  Pretty Mental Links: Watch this episode on YouTube!! Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:17:06
December 13, 2021
84. Deconstructing Triggers and Redefining Our Own Realities (Solo)
For today’s solo podcast session, we sat down to unpack triggers and the value of giving ourselves permission to be free thinkers. In this conversation we deep dove into: Why opening up to the gray areas and nuance of life is so valuable to our mental health and human journeys. Cultivating deeper self-intimacy through a nuanced exploration of our triggers and our layers of conditioning. Recognizing the value of social norms and traditions as well as the value of questioning them. How the willingness to question what we think we know increases our psychological flexibility and mental health over time.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:05:32
December 06, 2021
83. Understanding & Working with Anger During Stressful Times (Solo)
In this Solo podcast we sat down to explore the energy of anger and our recent encounters with it. Anger plays a really important role in this human experience and there are both helpful and not so helpful ways that we can engage with it. In this conversation we unpack: The recent experiences we’ve had encountering this energy. Understanding the different survival strategies that get activated in the face of anger. How and why our anger can help us identify our boundaries. Exploring the fine line between self advocacy and indulging our anger. What it means is to remain emotionally responsible with our anger even when we don’t have to be and why this matters.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:05:07
November 29, 2021
82. A New Paradigm for Mental Health (Solo)
For today’s podcast we got together for the first Sister Solo since Valentina’s return from the jungle. In this conversation we are unpacking and challenging our civilization’s obsession with linear, rigid, binary, medicalized world-views of the human psyche. We deep dove into: Embracing the reality that we are all walking paradoxes, and how okay that is. Introducing the PM community to the paradigm shifting therapeutic technique of Internal Family Systems (IFS). Unpacking and challenging the level of influence that diagnostic models have on our current view of the human psyche. Valentina’s third and final Kambo ceremony. How surrendering our resistance to discomfort decreases our experience of suffering and opens us up to palpable joy. Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:08:13
November 15, 2021
81. Healing Through Kambo & Dissecting OCD (Solo)
For this week's episode, we sat down for another sisters heart to heart solo. For this conversation, we deep dove into the insights that we have been having while living through two very different life experiences. In this session, we explored:  Valentina's recent Kambo ceremonies in the jungles of Costa Rica.  Paula’s personal journey to becoming an OCD therapist.  A deeper dive into understanding OCD and anxiety and the brain patterns that are involved.  What exposure and response prevention therapy is and our lived experiences with this behavioral therapy tool.  How incorporating parts work (IFS) into our mental health practices can help create exponential results.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:12:52
November 08, 2021
80. Lessons from the Jungle (Solo)
For today’s podcast, we explored the beginning lessons of Valentina's current journey in the Costa Rican Jungle and the ways in which a different landscape can help facilitate a shift in consciousness. In this conversation we got to deep dive into: Lessons from co-habiting with an off-grid conscious community in the jungle.  What it means to step out of our comfort zone and sit through the tension of expansion.  How her current jungle experience is a great real-life example of exposure and response prevention therapy in real time.  The concept of location cure and discerning between running away from pain versus moving towards growth.  A deeper exploration of turning to emotional regulation tools to carry us through exposure practice.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:03:53
October 25, 2021
79. Conscious Dating (Solo)
For today’s podcast, we came together for a solo session to deep dive into mental health-informed dating practices. We know that the quality of the relationships and bonds we are able to cultivate makes a huge difference in the quality of our mental health. So in this conversation, we pull from our experiences and the lessons we have picked up along the way to deep dive into: Recognizing healthy and unhealthy patterns in the beginning stages of the dating process.  What love bombing is and why it’s important to be able to recognize it.  Understanding intermittent reinforcement and why it’s such an addictive dynamic.  Tools and strategies for effective limit-setting and self-advocacy in relationships.  Trauma bonding 101 and how doing our healing work can help us avoid this.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:06:18
October 11, 2021
78. Reclaiming Our Sovereignty & Nervous System Regulation (Solo)
For this week’s podcast episode we jumped on for yet another sister solo catch up sesh. In this candid, raw conversation we deep dove into:   What it means to take back sovereignty over our health and well-being.   Waking up to the reality that our systems are focused on control and not evolution.  Recognizing the ways in which our unacknowledged traumas keep us in a state of reactivity towards those with different beliefs.  How to cultivate peace and nonviolent communication during these turbulent times.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:00:25
October 04, 2021
77. Healing Trauma Through Lucid Dreaming & Sleep with Charlie Morley
For today’s conversation we got the chance to have a fascinating conversation with the lucid dreaming and sleep expert and author of “Wake Up to Sleep”, Charlie Morley. In this eye-opening conversation we deep dove into:  Learning from our ancestors what natural and healthy sleep cycles actually are.  How to lucid dream and why this can be such a powerful practice for healing trauma.   Understanding anxiety dreams and nightmares and how they can actually be helping us.   Deep wisdom and tools for healing insomnia and sleep related anxiety. Charlie Morley Links: Book: Wake Up To Sleep Website: Charliemorley.com IG: @charlie_morley_lucid_dreaming Youtube: Charlie Morley Lucid Dream Teacher Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial    Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:17:51
September 27, 2021
76. Psilocybin, Victim Mentality, & Social Responsibility (Solo)
For today’s podcast session we came together for a Sisters Solo once again. In this conversation we unpack Paula’s most recent transformative experience from Psilocybin Mushrooms and deep dive into:  The intention that Paula went into this journey with as well as a deep integration of all of the messages and insight that came through.  Acknowledging, identifying and transcending victim mentality in our psyches and why the Earth is asking this of us.  How to navigate the balance between self-compassion and self-discipline that is necessary for the healing journey.  We jump off of these insights to further evolve the dialogue we’ve been having on healing the balance of masculine and feminine energies on this planet.  How this conversation on energies can be utilized in conjunction with the Western Medical Diagnostic model for as holistic of an approach as is possible. Pretty Mental Links:  Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina   Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial    Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com  Sponsor Links:  Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press  IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:22:21
September 20, 2021
75. Relationship awakenings & healing our attachment styles (Solo)
For today’s podcast we sat down with each other for another Sister’s Solo for a courageously authentic conversation on our journey to healthy romantic relationships. In this deeply personal episode we deep dove into:  The polar opposite ways in which our relationship wounds have shown up and the journey we’ve both been on to heal this.   The role that Breathwork and Internal Family Systems therapy have played in our healing.   What learning to come home to ourselves and becoming deeply embodied has done for this relationship journey and healing our abandonment wounds.  How to recognize emotional abuse and why boundaries are so important.  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina   Therapy with Paula    IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Village Press IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:15:16
September 13, 2021
74. Divine Feminine Embodiment & Sacred Relationships with Victoria Richmond
For today’s podcast we got to sit with the beautiful Goddess and Feminine Embodiment guide Victoria Richmond to explore all things masculine and feminine energies. In this beautiful, nourishing conversation we deep dove into:  A deep understanding of what is meant by the Divine Feminine and Masculine energies that we all have with us.  Why healing these energies within us is key to maintaining and cultivating sexual polarity in our relationships.  How we can recognize when we’re operating from wounded feminine or wounded masculine energies.  How to heal these energies in ourselves and step into sacred energetically balanced relationships.  What is meant by sacred sexuality and the power of living in devotion  Victoria Links:  Website: https://victoriarichmond.com/   IG: @VictoriaWhitleyy  "How to Attract THE ONE! 5 Keys to Find Your Soulmate!"  Pretty Mental Links:  Website: PrettyMental.Com   Breathwork with Valentina   Therapy with Paula    IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial   Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com  Sponsor Links:  Awaken Village Press  Website Awaken Village Press IG: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara)  Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team 
01:37:20
September 06, 2021
73. Season 3, San Pedro, & healing my wounded masculine (Solo)
Welcome to Season 3 of Pretty Mental!! For today’s podcast session we dove back into a Sister’s solo to share Valentina’s recent plant medicine journey with San Pedro and all of the recent deep insights and shifts that have been coming through for us. In this episode we explore:  Why this is the beginning of Season 3  Valentina’s powerful insights from the sacred plant teacher, San Pedro.  Insights from Paula’s most recent island adventure  The Divine Masculine and the Divine Feminine and why this is so relevant for us right now.  Powering up our healing journey by learning to honor and cultivate our natural balance of masculine and feminine energies.  Pretty Mental Links:  Website: PrettyMental.Com   Breathwork with Valentina   Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:46:27
August 30, 2021
A Message from Your Higher Self (Meditation)
A time to root, rise, and remember. Schedule a 1:1 breathwork session with Valentina: https://calendly.com/prettymentalval IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: vsinisterra1@gmail.com
14:44
August 23, 2021
72. Unfuckwithable Self Love with MarY Grace
For today’s podcast episode we got a chance to Sit with MarY Grace for a part II to have a beautiful conversation on the soul nourishing practice of Self Love. In this session we deep dove into: The inspiring journey that led MarY to dedicate herself to the medicine of self-love. The patterns and conditioning that we have to release to access self-love consciousness. A practical understanding of the tools we need for cultivating self-love and what this means for mental health. Overcoming negative self-talk and getting curious about our internal dialogue. The role that healthy boundaries plays in all of this.  MarY Grace IG: @selflovemedicine Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:18:03
August 16, 2021
71. Human Design 101 with MarY Grace
For today’s podcast episode we had the opportunity to sit with the self-love medicine woman and Human Design pro MarY Grace. In this conversation we got to really explore the power that can be found in gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves and breaking through patterns of personal insecurity that have been passed down through many generations. We deep dove into: Human Design 101 Learning to honor and find strength in our different energy patterns MarY Grace IG: @selflovemedicine Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:09:00
August 09, 2021
70. Ayurvedic Wisdom & Deep Healing with Gunny Sodhi
For this week’s podcast episode we had the opportunity to sit with the beautiful, authentic soul Gunny Sodhi of YouVeda. In this conversation with Gunny we explored the deep healing that is available to us when we approach ourselves from as holistic of a perspective as possible. In this episode we deep dove into: The critical role that conscious grieving plays in our capacity for healing. Understanding the mind-body- spirit connection through the lens of Ayurveda science. How to navigate difficult emotions and release the associated energies for optimal health. Why we need to become informed consumers of the western medical model. Pretty Mental discount code for 35% off your first YouVeda: PURPOSE YouVeda: Website: youveda.com IG: @youveda_ Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Your Book 5-month container  Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Discover Your Paradigm Shifter Personality Quiz Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:20:21
August 02, 2021
69. Ketamine Therapy and Conscious Living with Pierre Bouchard
For today’s podcast episode we had the incredible opportunity to sit with Colorado psychotherapist Pierre Bouchard. Pierre is an incredibly dynamic human being and healer who is amongst those on the cutting edge of the Psychedelic Psychotherapy movement that is currently taking place in the mental health world. In this fascinating conversation we got to deep dive into: Ketamine 101 and how it’s being used within the therapeutic container to facilitate deeper and faster shifts in depression and trauma recovery. The important role  that music plays in the Psychedelic Therapy process. Stories of deep healing that Pierre has witnessed in clients through the therapeutic use of Ketamine. Understanding and implementing integration work and why this matters. The medicine of getting deeply in touch with the experience of being alive and treating every emotional and physical experience with deep grace and appreciation. Pierre’s own journey of healing and arriving at the type of work he is able to guide his clients through today. Pierre Bouchard: Website: https://www.pierrebouchardcounseling.com/ IG: @pierre.bouchard.lpc Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Your Book 5-month container  Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Discover Your Paradigm Shifter Personality Quiz Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:17:46
July 19, 2021
68. Reclaiming Our Bodies, Our Time & Our Consciousness with Meredith Anne White
For today’s podcast episode we had the opportunity to sit with the incredible artist and human being Meredith Anne White for an inspiring conversation on boundaries, coming home to ourselves and the magic of learning to flow with life. In this episode we deep dove into: The beautiful parallels between art, spirituality and healing. How to turn to practices of deconstruction for grounding our healing journeys and reclaiming our consciousness. The gift and challenges of practicing boundaries and having the courage to be misunderstood. Why learning to honor our rhythms and cycles from a place of embodiment is soooo important for mental health. How fostering a deep connection with the lands we inhabit and the communities we exist in nourishes our own healing journeys. The magic that happens when we open up to intuitively moving through life. Meredith's IG: @meredithannewhite  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Your Book 5-month container  Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Discover Your Paradigm Shifter Personality Quiz Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:10:47
July 12, 2021
67. How We Heal Anxiety with Dr. Russ Kennedy
For today’s conversation we got the chance to sit with the author of “Anxiety RX”, Dr. Russell Kennedy. Dr Russ is neuroscientist, doctor, healer and author who has dedicated much of his adult life to transcending anxiety both for himself and his patients. In this conversation we got to deep dive into: A deeper understanding into the roots of anxiety and learning to release this energy from our bodies and minds The western medical approach to mental health and it’s current limitations How fear multiplies in our system when we stop letting love in Why our brains get addicted to worry and how to begin releasing this pattern How to take advantage of our mindfulness practice to actually shift our subconscious programming The power of incorporating faith, empowering belief systems, and somatic therapy work into our anxiety protocol Dr. Russ' IG: @theanxietymd Dr. Russ' book: Anxiety Rx  Dr. Russ on Clubhouse  Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Awaken Your Book 5-month container  Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Discover Your Paradigm Shifter Personality Quiz Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:14:12
June 28, 2021
66. Navigating Your Truth with Nicole Dominguez Castillo
Today we sat down with the beautiful soul, transformational coach and healer Nicole Dominguez Castillo. In this conversation we deep dove into: Letting go of our need for external validation so that we can live the freedom of our authentic journeys. Redefining our personal relationship with the spiritual masters after whom religions were based on and why this matters for the healing journey. ‘ Why getting back in touch with faith and trust plays a huge role in our mental health journeys. The benefits of getting in the practice of acknowledging messages and synchronicities from the universe. Shadow work and manifestation 101 Nicole's IG: @mevolvecoaching Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Free 3-Day Writer's Essentials Event Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:26:41
June 21, 2021
65. Emotional Abuse & Sexual Assault with Brenda Marie Davis
For today’s podcast we got the chance to sit with Brenda Marie Davis of God is Grey. In this incredibly empowering, invigorating conversation we got to deep dive into: What is true sexual consent Recognizing and transcending patterns of sexual assault in our intimate relationships Understanding and learning to identify patterns of emotional abuse Why emotional abuse is so insidious and difficult to recognize Red flags to look out for to keep ourselves safe from these harmful relationship dynamics Guest Links: Brenda's video that sparked this convo: "I had an Abortion"  Brenda's Youtube: God is Grey Brenda's IG: @GodisGrey Brenda's book: On Her Knees Pretty Mental Links: Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Sponsor Links: Awaken Village Press Website Free 3-Day Writer's Essentials Event Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:23:36
June 14, 2021
64. Reiki, Plant Medicine, & Spirituality with Zanny Anderson
For this week's episode we sat down with a good friend, therapist and reiki master Zanny Anderson. In this conversation we deep dove into: The intersection of mental health and spirituality The fundamentals of Reiki and how it can help us Healing from patterns of addiction The benefits and risks of incorporating Plant Medicine into our healing journeys The importance of embodied healing practices Zanny's IG Zanny's Website Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:01:45
June 07, 2021
A Life of Ease (Meditation)
A time to alchemize our energy into a life of ease and trust.  Schedule a 1:1 breathwork session with Valentina: https://calendly.com/prettymentalval IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: vsinisterra1@gmail.com
14:60
May 24, 2021
63. Becoming Enough with Amanda Johnson
For today’s podcast we had the chance to sit down for a heart to heart with the beautiful soul Amanda Johnson. Amanda is the author of "Becoming Enough" and the founder of Awakened Village Press, an indie publishing company that is here to awaken the planet one book at a time. In this conversation we deep dove into: Amanda’s beautiful journey to becoming enough and aligning with her authentic path The conditioning that many of us have to learn to release on this journey to healing our relationship with ourselves and the world Practices for cultivating “Heart Health” and tapping more deeply into our intuition Her experience with a cult and red flags that we should all learn to look out for when choosing guides on this healing journey Awaken Village Press: Awaken Your Book: https://awakenvillagepress.com/awaken-your-book/ Awaken Village Press Website: https://awakenvillagepress.com/ Awaken Village Press Instagram: @AwakenVillagePress Check out Amanda's book: Becoming Enough Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:16:44
May 17, 2021
62. Living in Love (Solo)
For today’s podcast session, we sat down for another Vale and Paula solo session. In today’s talk we deep dove into a deeper understanding of  the themes and lessons that have been coming up for us. In this conversation we touched base on: A deeper understanding of what it means to create our own reality from a neuroscience perspective. Why continuing our mental healthcare practices when we’re feeling good is so important! Cultivating hope, trusting the process and having patience with the healing journey. Why leaving survival mode is a huge step in our healing journey and what comes next. Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
58:26
May 10, 2021
61. Vulnerability Vs. Authenticity (Solo)
For today’s solo podcast, we sat down for another Paula and Vale catch up session to explore the themes and lessons that have been coming up for us in the past few weeks. In this episode we deep dove into: The challenges of everyday decision making Learning to sit with uncertainty The nuances and layers of what trusting in life really means for us The ways in which a full understanding of authenticity is often missing from conversations on vulnerability and why this matters A further deep dive into getting to know and work with our inner critics (IFS style) Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Conscious Conversion (recently known as Resonate with Sara) Book a Call with the Conscious Conversion team
01:01:06
May 03, 2021
Releasing, Aligning & Rising (Meditation)
As energy beings, we hold the complete power of directing our energy field and aligning back with the absolute highest versions of ourselves. Today we are aligning back home, to the true essence of who we are. Today we are releasing and rising. Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
11:24
April 26, 2021
60. Healing At an Inter-Dimensional Level With Grace Wormwood
We had the amazing opportunity to sit with the incredible holistic healer Grace Wormwood. Grace incorporates cranial sacral therapy, energy work and somato emotional release for well rounded healing. From this earthly realm to the ones we can't see, we covered ALL levels on how to heal and tap into experiences that are more than human.  Opening up to a more holistic mental health treatment model that honors both the Western medical model and the perspectives of traditional cultures. Identifying the difference between Spiritual Emergence experiences and Psychosis. How to calm our nervous systems. ground deeply into our bodies and work with our energy system in order to access our infinite self-healing potential. We deep dive into our multiple perspectives on what it means to be creators of our own reality, why this is such a multi-layered conversation and why doing our trauma healing work is an essential first step. Tapping into our interdimensional nature and opening up to the guidance and assistance of our soul families while we are incarnated in a human body. Opening up to perceiving realities beyond what our system has conditioned us to believe is acceptable. Grace's Website: CraniosacralTherapyAsheville.com Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
01:52:28
April 19, 2021
59. Blooming From the Darkness With Sister Cody
For this week’s episode we had the opportunity to sit with the infinitely loving spirit of Sister Cody! In this conversation Sister Cody shares his beautiful, raw, and inspiring mental health journey with us as we dove into: The 6 years of darkness in which he came to fear his own mind and what it took to come out on the other side. What it means to say that we are all a reflection of each other and coming to know ourselves as Love. The differences between approaching our mental health challenges only from the disease model of Western medicine versus incorporating a more spirit-based model. Relating to experiences of depression and anxiety without allowing them to become our identity. Learning to be there for those that we love without taking on their pain as our own. The power of self care routines for liberating our love for ourselves and for life. The role that Sister Cody’s art and creative self-expression has played in helping him embody his most infinite expansive self. Cody's IG: @sistercody Cody's Website: https://www.artoflovingnow.com/ Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
01:07:24
April 12, 2021
58. Authenticity Looks Good on You (Solo)
For today’s podcast we did another sister talk session, following up and going deeper into some of the topics we started exploring last week. In this podcast we explore : The journey of coming home to ourselves and what we mean by this Learning to honor our natures The power of authenticity and moving from a place of integrity. Not letting social media and cultural narratives distract us from our truth. Why it may help to do the “human level” trauma healing work before our hearts can fully accept and trust that life has our back. We break down some of the most important elements to be considered in the healing work Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
59:03
April 05, 2021
57. Life is Here To See Us Rise (Solo)
For today’s podcast we sat down for a sister’s catch up session on what has been unfolding for us recently. In this episode we explored: Further thoughts on how our personal relationship to alcohol is evolving (especially after our podcast episode #56 with Charlie Watts) Takeaways from Vale’s recent health journey The current draw we feel towards solitude and meditation Vale’s recent incredible extrasensory experiences Why our core beliefs make all the difference when it comes to staying mentally healthy and resilient Why we can’t believe what we see on social media Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
56:42
March 29, 2021
56. The Gift of Sobriety With Charlie Watts
For this week’s episode we sat down with Charlie Watts, the creator of Auraweaver and had a raw and vulnerable conversation on what it means to have a conscious relationship with substances and the incredible ways in which 2 years of sobriety from alcohol has transformed her life. In this episode we unpacked: The experiences in her life that led to her decision to get sober and what it took to make it happen The painful consequences of our culture’s tendency to normalize numbing our minds and bodies Learning to navigate the feelings of social isolation that can come up when we choose to not partake in bar culture The magic that begins to unfold when we choose to really feel and be present for our lives Why sobriety can be a direct route to tapping into our full potential and the full manifestation of our gifts Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
01:04:13
March 22, 2021
55. It's an Honor to Grieve You With Tj Mangrum
Spurred by the recent loss of Paula’s beloved kitty, we sat down with our good friend and infinitely wise yoga teacher Tj Mangrum to honor the life, love and the corresponding grief for our animals who have passed. In this episode we deep dove into: The infinitely beautiful gifts that have come our way from fully allowing the grieving process. The balancing act of relating to life from the wisdom of surrender and acceptance while remaining fully engaged and in love with the experience of being alive. The nuanced yet important difference between acceptance and apathy. Why in order to feel anything we have to be willing to feel everything and why that requires that we challenge our fears of conversations on death. Tj guided us through a deep and beautiful 10 minute guided meditation for healing through grief. Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
01:14:29
March 15, 2021
54. Elevating Our Self Worth & the Energetics of Money With Alexander James
This week we spoke to a gem of a human, Alexander James (@thesubconsciousbrand). This episode is going to brighten up your world you guys! Alexander’s spirit is so contagious, we know you will love him just as much as we do. In this conversation we deep dove into:  The energetics of money & tips for how we can call in greater abundance  How successfully branding yourself starts with identity reintegration  Why we self-sabotage when our desires are right in front of us  How to elevate our self worth   How higher levels of worthiness require a flexible personality structure Alexander's IG: @thesubconsciousbrand  Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Our Sponsor: Resonate with Sara  Book a Call with the Resonate with Sara team
48:55
March 01, 2021
53. Sexual Identity & Healing From Religious Trauma With Jose Gutierrez
For this week’s episode our good friend, the amazing photographer Jose Gutierrez took us through his journey of coming out as a gay and healing from religious trauma. In this conversation we explored: The real mental health consequences of growing up in non-heteronormative environments rigidly adhere to and preach heteronormative ideals. The journey of reclaiming his identity, worth and finding self-love. Identifying and healing the internalized homophobia that remains for so many who are on this journey. The power of finding communities and spaces where we can show up in the fullness of who we are. Jose IG: @errez Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
56:15
February 22, 2021
52. The Conclusion Is There Are No Conclusions (Solo)
For today’s conversation, we touched base with each other and deep dove into the messages and lessons that have been coming in for us. We explored:  Our deepening relationship with the present moment  Cultivating the energy of equanimity and moving away from black and white thinking  Going beyond the mind stories and rigid identities towards more expansive living  Why cultivating a healthy ego and sense of self is really important before we try “transcending” it  Some of the common pitfalls of spirituality that are actually leading people to further division  Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com 
51:10
February 15, 2021
Deeper Grounding (Breathing Meditation‪)‬
It is in the stillness that I awaken to heaven on earth.  Through the breath, we tap into our souls. Through our breath, we tap into the flow of the universe. Through our breath, we come back home to ourselves.  Keep breathing. Keep releasing. Keep returning. 
11:58
February 11, 2021
51. Spiritual Awakening & Re-claiming our Multidimensional Nature with Christina Luna
For today’s conversation we sat with Christina Luna for a fascinating deep dive into the incredible story of the spontaneous spiritual emergence experience that expanded her consciousness and opened up her spiritual gifts. In this conversation we explored : 🌙 Why mental health professionals need to start making room for spiritual emergence experiences in the populations they serve 🌙 De-stigmatizing & normalizing naturally occurring non-ordinary states of consciousness 🌙 The deep wisdom of embracing naturally occurring cycles in the life experience 🌙 An exploration of the multitude of archetypes/parts that underlie our human identity 🌙 Supporting each other through spiritual emergence experiences so they don’t become spiritual emergencies 🌙  Christina’s astrological forecast for what we can expect in 2021  Christina's Website: Lunation.Live  Astrological Roadmap for 2021 by Christina Luna  Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breathwork with Valentina  Therapy with Paula   IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:18:12
February 08, 2021
50. Awakening Through Ayahuasca, Nutrition & Mindfulness with David Palma 
Today we got the opportunity to sit with Spiritual Embodiment Mentor and sacred plant medicine guide David Palma. In this conversation we deep dove into: The path of Self-mastery for creating our “Heaven on Earth”. The importance of cultivating an intentional relationship with food for tapping more deeply into our intuition. The story of how David recovered from severe illness and self-destructive habits in his early 20’s to his current state of optimal health and deep mind, body, spirit alignment. Becoming conscious of faulty cultural programming so that we can tap into our powerful internal guidance system. The main things we need to know if we’re considering engaging with the sacred plant medicine of Ayahuasca David's Website Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
01:07:19
February 01, 2021
49. Achieving Peace, Balance & Happiness with Buddhist Psychotherapist Adam Funderburk
In today’s episode we got to sit down with Mindfulness based Psychotherapist Adam Funderburk whose refreshing therapeutic approach is deeply infused with Buddhism and the eastern wisdom traditions. In this conversation we deep dove into: 🕊Buddhist Insights into navigating fear and uncertainty 🕊Navigating the emotion of anger and why learning to surrender is important for our collective healing 🕊Why mindfulness is the first step to true freedom of choice 🕊Anchoring to philosophical perspectives like compassion, peace and love 🕊A mindfulness rooted perspective on our culture’s relationship to alcohol 🕊How to be there for those in our life who are experiencing anxiety and other mental health challenges while still caring for ourselves Adam's Website  Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
01:00:25
January 25, 2021
48. Getting Real About Body Dysmorphia with Kristen Giorgi
Today we had the beautiful opportunity to sit down with the incredible soul Kristen Giorgi to have a transparent, courageous and  honest conversation about Both Kristen’s and our journeys of healing from Body Dysmorphia and appearance anxiety Body dysmorphia 101 and therapeutic practices that are essential to the healing process Learning to identify the differences and similarities between body dysmorphia appearance anxiety The boundaries that can be really helpful for us to put in place when we’re healing  Why cosmetic surgery and treatments will never be the cure if we don’t heal the psychology behind the suffering in regards to our appearance Kristen's IG: @kristengiorgi.studio Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
52:34
January 18, 2021
Releasing Anxiety (Breathing Meditation)
Breathe with me & let your breath be your guide.  Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
10:30
January 17, 2021
47. Sex, Sensuality & Pleasure with Kaycee Polite
This week we dove into a very raw and real conversation on the intersection between Sexuality, Self-empowerment and mental health with Sex Therapist Kaycee Polite aka “The Pleasure Pusher”.  In this conversation we explored: Why a conversation on mental health is not complete without an honest look at our relationship with sex and pleasure! Why healing our relationship to pleasure and sexuality is essential for our emotional healing and self-empowerment in al all aspects of our life Why cultural narratives which have been used to shame and limit women’s sexuality actually make no sense from an anatomical perspective A deep dive into the difference and similarities between sex and intimacy Changing the way in which we define and relate to foreplay Kaycee IG: @ k_spot_therapy Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork with Valentina Therapy with Paula  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
59:50
January 11, 2021
46. We are Guided. Welcome to Season 2!!!!
In this episode, we dove into reflections of this past year. Dive in as we transition into season 2 family!  Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork session with Valentina Therapy with Paula IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
31:27
January 04, 2021
45. Committing to a Wild Life with Dani Wild
Today we had the absolute pleasure of connecting with beautiful soul Dani Wild. In this episode, we went deep into the truths of the human experience. A few of the topics we covered: 🔥An overview of the chakra system and a deep dive into the power of the root chakra plus what a wounded root chakra looks like & its effects in our life 🔥Dani takes us through the journey of leaving her relationship, city, job & all of her comfort zones behind, stepping into her highest truth and finding deep soul-level fulfillment 🔥We get deeply personal and share the role that spirituality has played in all 3 of our mental health journeys 🔥Dani’s journey of healing her relationship to sexuality and romantic intimacy 🔥An overview of the Akashic field and Dani even channels akashic record messages for us! Tune in with us family!! #PrettyMental Follow Dani on IG: @DaniWild333 Dani's Website Website: PrettyMental.Com Breathwork session with Valentina Therapy with Paula IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
01:10:53
December 28, 2020
44. Healing from Sexual Assault & Post-Traumatic Growth with Lillian Gray Charles
Today we brought the beautiful spirit Lillian Gray Charles back on the podcast. In today’s very open and very vulnerable conversation we cover:  💛 A deeper understanding of PTSD through the lens of Lillian’s personal experience with sexual assault.. 💛Learning to shed the layers of shame, stigma, guilt and feelings of self-loathing that so many experience when they’ve been sexually assaulted. 💛An exploration of the many elements that are important for cultivating and facilitating Post-Traumatic Growth. Thank you for inviting us in Lillian, this was a much-needed conversation.  Website: PrettyMental.Com  Breath Work session with Valentina  Therapy with Paula IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com 
01:03:56
December 14, 2020
43. Overcoming Anxiety & Stepping Deeper in Our Power
In this week's conversation: V’s journey with overcoming anxiety and her Cali adventures Releasing control and stepping into our power Challenging the taboo vibes around acknowledging mental health challenges and why we need to get over this already!! Learning to identify what is ours and what belongs to the other in relationships Finding peace from within without needing anything in our external world to change Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
45:36
November 23, 2020
42. Taoism, Surrendering, & Thriving in Uncertainty with Jason Gregory
Today we spoke to the amazing Jason Gregory who is an author, philosopher, and spiritual teacher specializing in Eastern and Western philosophy, comparative religion, psychology, cognitive science, metaphysics, and ancient cultures. In this conversation we covered: - How to get beneath the conditioning of socialization to really know our true selves - Tapping back into our pure instincts and intuition - Learning to surrender to the the wisdom of the natural world - The power of releasing the social pressure to be “extraordinary” and embracing an ordinary life - How a conscious and intentional lifestyle can help us balance out the harmful effects of social media Jason Gregory IG: @jasongregoryauthor Jason Gregory Twitter: @JasonGregory33 Jason Gregory YouTube The Art of Effortless Living by Jason Gregory (watch it!!!) Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
01:06:45
November 16, 2020
41. Finding Strength in Flexibility with Kier Gaines
Today we had an impactful, unfiltered, and super real conversation with Kier Gaines of @kierandthem. Topics mentioned in this episode: Getting real about building psychologically flexible systems for our mental health The art of building and maintaining healthy relationships His journey into the space of mental health advocacy Transcending the cultural conditioning and narratives of toxic masculinity Practicing and redefining joy Kier IG: @KierandThem Kier & Them YouTube Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
01:07:07
November 02, 2020
40. Trauma, Ayahuasca, & the Power of Community with Carlos Aviles
Today we talked to our good friend Carlos Aviles all about his healing journey. In this conversation we covered: The psychological impact of shutting down his emotions in order to survive military service Challenging the negative stereotypes and cultural narratives that encourage men to suffer in silence Moving through the grief of losing his son and what healing from this has looked like The ayahuasca experience that turned his life around Carlos Aviles IG: @the_real_carlosaviles Carlos Aviles Twitter: @Body_MarkedUp Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
52:22
October 26, 2020
39. The Truth is Somewhere in the Middle 
Happy Monday family! We are back with a new podcast today talking about: 💃🏻 V led P through her first breathwork session experience 💃🏻 Letting go of the rational mind and leaning into embodied practices to make more room for joy  💃🏻 Different methods for challenging the thoughts and compulsions that keep us trapped in anxious and depressed loops  💃🏻 How to raise our tolerance for uncertainty Donate to our GoFundMe to help Andrill & Azariah   Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
46:37
October 19, 2020
38. We’ve All Experienced Trauma - Let’s Talk About It!
We're normalizing the conversation on trauma - Big "T" and little "t". In our latest conversation, we covered:  New insights and research we’ve been learning from on trauma and depression  Understanding the impact of temperament on the manifestations of trauma Why we love embodiment practices like breathwork when it comes to healing trauma   Donate to our GoFundMe to help Andrill & Azariah   Website: PrettyMental.Com  IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial  Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal  Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com  Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
44:13
October 06, 2020
37. Bringing All of Your Different Selves to the Table
Today's episode features:  V & P updates  Our current feelings about the Breonna Taylor ruling How we are handling the world of news and politics right now A deep dive into Parts work (game changer!!) Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com Support Pretty Mental on Patreon
46:39
September 28, 2020
36. Redefining "Goals" and Flowing with the Mystery of Life
In today's conversation we are challenging old paradigm of goal setting with an approach that is more sustainable for our mental health. A few of the topics covered: Gearing up and coping ahead for the mood changes that come with the colder seasons Updates on our personal therapy journey Creating  “goals” that are mental health informed aka goals that are aligned with inner peace Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke "God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Embody me. Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in. Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Don't let yourself lose me. Nearby is the country they call life. You will know it by its seriousness. Give me your hand.” Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
46:12
September 21, 2020
35. How We Healed from Eating Disorders & Body Dysmorphia
Get ready for one of the most vulnerable, raw and honest podcast episodes we’ve done so far. Today we cover: V’s journey with looking for a therapist and our insights into finding the right match Our lived experience with eating disorders and body dysmorphia and our journey to healing Common patterns that take place in eating disorders and how these patterns are extremely similar to those in OCD The social conditioning that’s important for us all to challenge in order to heal our relationship with our bodies, what we consider “beautiful” and the way we care for ourselves Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
54:47
September 14, 2020
34. Normalize Being Human
 Integrating insights from Vale’s trip to Mexico  Navigating the rigidity we experience in America relative to our experiences in other countries  Paula’s thoughts on the rules she’s encountered in the mental health system  Why love is a basic need for mental health  The importance of addressing context whenever we talk about mental health “conditions”  Why it’s so misguided to blame everything on genetics   Finding the balance between challenging ourselves to adapt and honoring our authentic selves  Moving towards the people that we feel safe with and whose values are aligned with us How coming more fully into our body leads to a more authentic expression of our personality Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal Contact: Community@PrettyMental.com
45:13
September 07, 2020
33. Resting Back into Our Worth
Remembering our inherent value beyond productivity The necessity of intentional rest and challenging narratives of rest as “laziness” What it means to us to live a lifestyle that holds rest as a sacred practice How to practice healthy emotional/energetic boundaries while being there for those we love Learning to not be scared of ours and others’ heavier emotions Show Notes: The Nap Ministry  Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
46:37
August 24, 2020
32. Leveraging Beauty & Sensuality to Surrender and Thrive
How both pain and beauty are equally powerful elements in the healing journey How creative practices and the arts are powerful and necessary medicines for our souls The importance of switching up our environments & routines Managing feelings of regret and making peace with our individual journies Understanding & overcoming chronic guilt  The necessary balance between softness and strength within all of us Show Notes: The Great Surrender  Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
59:47
August 17, 2020
31. Shaking Off Social Pressure and Honoring Our Own Timelines
Covered in this episode:  Honoring our own timelines by challenging society’s expectations Leaning into the most authentic versions of our lives and how by freeing ourselves we free others What it means to move through life by the guidance of our intuition and how we can get better at doing this How do we define failure? Lessons from Valentina’s second ayahuasca journey Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
49:46
August 03, 2020
30. Tackling the Fear of Death and Challenging our Need for Control
Today we sat down and processed through:  The ways in which control issues are ultimately rooted in our fear of death.  Why leaning into the work of challenging our individual and collective compulsive need for control is particularly important right now for our mental health. What it looks like find a balance between having agency over our lives, taking action, and letting go.  The experiences we have each gone through that caused us to search for a balance in our own controlling issues. Powerful tools that we have discovered for releasing the fearful, controlling mind and surrendering into the present moment. Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
47:33
July 27, 2020
Meditation for a Heavy Heart (Heart-Opening)
When our hearts are aching, we must answer the call. Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
20:00
July 22, 2020
29. Overcoming Codependency & People Pleasing Habits
Today we processed through some of the challenges that come along with maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a society where that is still not the norm. This naturally looped us into a deeper conversation on the nuanced aspects of practicing boundaries without getting too rigid. We explored some of the underlying causes of people-pleasing compulsions and how we can begin to challenge this tendency and why it’s so important if we hope to move away from having fear-based co-dependent relationships with each other. Lastly, we talked about why it’s so important for us to challenge our fear of discomfort so that we can experience true joy and love in this lifetime. Show Notes:  Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, PHD (the book we are both reading right now that goes through case studies of people's spirits after they die and before they are born) Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
50:39
July 20, 2020
28. Understanding Postpartum and General OCD with Kristen Giorgi
Today we sat down with our close friend, the beautiful soul, and extremely talented Kristen Giorgi to deep dive into her personal experiences with postpartum OCD & depression. We normalize the fact that most of us experience some mental health challenges despite what our social media might depict.  We go over the very real ways in which pregnancy and childbirth are a trauma for the body and why it’s so important to validate and better understand this aspect of the experience for women and for the partners who are accompanying them through it. We specifically unpacked and educate you guys on a type of OCD called Harm OCD & we take you through a list of several other possible manifestations of OCD that extend far beyond the stereotypical depictions that the media has popularized which have led to many misconceptions. Show Notes:  Kristen Giorgi's Instagram: @kristengiorgi.studio Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
58:09
July 13, 2020
27. Why We Need Healthy Boundaries for Open-Hearted Living
Today we sat down and spoke to the timeliness of acknowledging the need for all of us to engage in heart-opening work if we hope to heal and dismantle the ongoing trauma that is being perpetuated through individual and collective practices of oppression. We also address the ways in which healthy boundaries are absolutely necessary if we are going to feel safe enough to keep our hearts open. We take you guys through specific examples of how we can recognize that our boundaries are being crossed, how to practice setting and communicating healthy boundaries, and the negative consequence of people-pleasing habits. We also bring attention to the necessary shift that will have to take place in the way that we speak to ourselves and to each other if we hope to create a culture that is conducive to open-hearted living. Shownotes: Sarah Blondin “Heart Minded” Trigger Warning with Killer Mike Website: PrettyMental.Com IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial Twitter: @PrettyMentalVal
53:33
July 06, 2020
26. Challenging the Politics of Silence with Dr. Rumya Putcha
For today’s podcast we sat down to have an amazing conversation with University of Georgia professor Dr.Rumya Putcha to discuss her research on the intersection between race, gender, systems of oppression and the politics of silence in the United States in general and how this shows up in wellness spaces in particular. We unpacked the ways in which we have come to often misuse the concept of self-care to avoid and turn away from difficult yet necessary conversations and the trauma caused when we allow ourselves to be silenced in the face of oppressive interactions and practices. Lastly we made sure to address what we have to do to navigate and recognize these realities while still holding space for our individual and collective racial healing. Shownotes: Dr. Rumya Putcha The Balanced Blonde featuring Rachel Ricketts W.E.B Dubois, “The Souls of Black Folks” Peggy McIntosh, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”
01:21:03
June 29, 2020
25. Relating to Anger in a Healthy Way & Dismantling Our Own Privilege
Today we unpack the biology of our anger and its role in our body’s survival instinct as well as how we can relate to it in a healthy way during these times. We also continue to explore what it looks like to dismantle our own privilege and the language that we use so that we can continue to be actively anti-racist. We talked about DARVO which is the strategy that is commonly used by abusers to keep their power and why it’s important to be conscious of this strategy as we continue challenging the systems of oppression and white supremacy in our world. Shownotes: DL Hughley - The Endangered Species List 
50:00
June 22, 2020
24. The Narcissistic Roots of Oppression and Why Your Anger is Valid
In today's podcast we sat down and unpacked the validity of the anger that is coming up right now, the role that Narcissism has played in creating these systems of oppression, and we grappled with the questions of why we did not start speaking out on this more passionately before now, We also explore why sustainable change will require that we turn the energy of this movement into a lifestyle, and we finish off with an exploration into the dehumanizing psychology of White Supremacy. Shownotes: “White Fragility” Robin DiAngelo Jane Elliot Video on Racial Discrimination (5 minutes) Black Nation App Sahara Rose Podcast  The Nap Ministry
54:06
June 15, 2020
23. Unpacking Systemic Racism & Choosing Sides with Psychotherapist Torri Johnson
In today’s podcast, we sat down with Psychotherapist and social justice advocate Torri Johnson to dive deeper into the subject of systemic racism and unpacked some of the flaws in the criminal justice system that are allowing the oppression, abuse and killing of Black people in this country. We also addressed What White allies and all non-black allies need to be aware of as we continue forward with the Black Lives Matter movement as well as the importance of continuing to build this momentum while balancing our self-care. Shownotes:  “White Fragility” by Robin Diangelo
01:08:54
June 08, 2020
22. Feel the Outrage but Make Sure You Take Action
Today we talk about the injustices that are constantly being perpetrated on behalf of the criminal justice system in this country towards the black community. We dive into where Pretty Mental stands on this and what we plan on doing going forward. We encourage you to listen and be present every step of the way for this one.  Shownotes:  Rachel Cargle  https://blacklivesmatter.com/chapters/
31:35
June 01, 2020
We are Held (Meditation)
Waking back up to ourselves. 
10:42
May 27, 2020
21. Our Psilocybin Experiences & Finding Balance in Grief
In today’s episode, we begin with V’s weekly update on nutrition hacks, & then we unpacked our experiences with psilocybin mushrooms from a therapeutic perspective. We also talked about how we can all keep our balance as we navigate the grief that is currently moving through our collective. Shownotes: The Medical Medium Ram Dass @babaramdess The Third Wave Alan Watts Sarah Blondin - “What We Must Endure”
55:36
May 25, 2020
20. Energy Surfing & Challenging the Ego
We reflected on a real-life example of what happens to our community dynamics when our world is operating from a place of trauma, how we can start approaching our emotions as messengers, we also take you guys into what we describe as energy surfing, which means being the observer of the shifts in energy that happen within each one of us and in the collective without trying to control it, repel it or becoming attached to it. This helps us travel light and stay aligned with the flow of life. And we processed through the aspects of quarantine life that we want to make sure we take with us as the world begins going back to normal. Shownotes: Michael Singer on Surrender - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSzIJc5G9Eo The Art of Effortless Living (Taoist Documentary) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuDY8m72tgk
49:26
May 18, 2020
19. Breath Work & Emotional Regulation
Valentina takes us into her recent experience with breathwork and getting trained to be a breathwork facilitator. We also talked about trauma-informed emotional regulation and grounding practices, the ways in which we are literally all connected, why our emotional states are contagious and why it’s so important that we all learn to take responsibility for emotions. Shownotes: MaryAnn Dimarco on the Balanced Blond podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-balanced-blonde-soul-on-fire/id1169052792?i=1000470179835 David Elliot: https://www.davidelliott.com/ Shaman Durek: https://shamandurek.com/
01:02:59
May 11, 2020
18. Healing Through Beauty with Lillian Charles
Lillian Gray Charles beautifully merges her personal styling work with Energy Healing to help women find authentic self-expression, allow themselves to take up space and enhance their relationship with life. In today’s podcast, she walks us through the different components of the journey that birthed her robust practice. From healing trauma to consciously navigating social media and how she tackles the energetics of being an entrepreneur. You can follow Lillian on Instagram at @lilliangraycharles and check out her website http://www.lilliancharles.com/ Shownotes: Bessel Van der Kolk @bessel_van David Kessler @iamdavidkessler The MindBodyGreen Podcast
01:07:20
May 04, 2020
17. Is it Positive Thinking or Emotional Suppression?
We sat down and unpacked the ways in which positive thinking is a premature strategy if we have not processed through and integrated our trauma.  We also share a technique that was inspired by Paula’s work in hypnotherapy for working through this at home, not in the place of therapy but as a supplementary tool for you guys. We also did some deep diving into the psychology behind that popular saying that our emotions create our reality. Shownotes: Lacey Phillips @tobemagnetic Eckhart Tolle @eckharttolle Rebel Women: Grieving the Loss of Normalcy event | RSVP here: https://rebelwomen-grievingnormalcy.splashthat.com/
44:23
April 27, 2020
16. La Civilización Mas antigua de las Américas Tiene un Mensaje para la Humanidad con Nora Díaz
Para el podcast de hoy nos sentamos con una mujer fascinante, Nora Diaz. Nora ha estado en cohabitación con los grupos indígenas de la sierra Nevada de santa marta durante los últimos 20 años. Es algo verdaderamente único pues es bien conocido que estos indígenas son muy protectores de su hábitat. Son la última muestra viviente de nuestros ancestros Pre-Colombinos, lo que significa que ellos existían antes de la llegada de Cristóbal Colon. Protegidos por la topografía montañosa de la Sierra Nevada, lograron mantenerse aislados y preservar su cultura. En esta entrevista Nora comparte con nosotros, la conciencia poderosa con la cual esto grupos interactúan con la vida y la naturaleza. Con la crisis ambiental que estamos enfrentando actualmente, es imperativo que abramos nuestro corazón y nuestra mente a la conciencia y a las enseñanzas de una civilización milenaria de nuestro planeta, que acumula sabiduría y experiencias de infinito valor para mejorar la relación armónica que reclama nuestro planeta.
01:03:20
April 20, 2020
16. The Oldest Civilizations in the Americas Have a Message for Humanity with Nora Díaz
For today’s podcast, we sat down with an Amazing woman, Norah Diaz. Norah has cohabited with the indigenous groups of the Sierra for the past 20 years. This is extremely rare because until very recently, these groups very rarely interacted with any outsiders. They are the last remaining Pre-Columbian civilizations of the Americans, meaning they existed before the Colonizers arrived and, sheltered by the landscape of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, were able to stay isolated and keep their culture intact. In this Interview, Norah shares with us the powerful consciousness through which these groups interact with life and the natural world. With the environmental crisis that we are currently facing, it is now imperative that we open our hearts and minds to the consciousness and the teaching of the indigenous peoples of our planet who have millions of years of experience when it comes to living in harmony with the earth.  This was actually a wild moment for us because for the past 10 years we’ve been obsessed with the way of life of the indigenous peoples of the Sierra Nevada and Paula actually used to create art projects of mini-worlds inspired by them. So to say that this was an absolute honor is an understatement.  Show Notes & the Links that Nora Has shared with us:  “ The Black Line Journey” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkCkL1llqzw  “The Elders Project” https://www.earthaction.org/the-elders-project.html
01:07:04
April 20, 2020
15. Being a Mental Health Warrior in Today’s Modern World
Today we broke down why Self-love is the ultimate foundation for creating reciprocal relationships, the importance of nutrition and physical habits in our mental health, how to work through symptoms of anxiety and depression that many of you may be experiencing right now. We also added in a valuable method that those of you who have kids at home might consider implementing as you guide them through this current challenge. Show Notes:  Gabby Bernstein  @GabbyBernstein Alan Watts Shaman Durek @ShamanDurek/ Podcast: Ancient Wisdom Today Panache Desai @panachedesai
43:59
April 13, 2020
14. How to Rewire Our Brains for Sustained Inner Peace
For today’s podcast, we sat down and unpacked why from a mental health perspective it is so important to be a conscious consumer of the media and news we are taking in… especially RIGHT NOW, why our number one responsibility is to keep our nervous system and our emotions regulated and we break down a variety of tools on how to this especially if you Are experiencing a lot of anxiety and fear, we also covered how workplace cultures are going to begin to crumble if they don’t shift towards more humane values. Shownotes Eckhart Tolle @eckharttolle Mooji @mooji.official Sara Blondin/ Podcast “Live Awake” Kyle Cease @evolvingoutloud Tom Biley @tombileyu Lacy Phillips @tobemagnetic/ Podcast “Expanded” Insight timer app Creative Mornings Job Listing
50:23
April 06, 2020
13. Transcending Fears and Uncertainty During Covid-19
We reflected on the ways to stay grounded and mentally healthy as we continue to move through this covid-19 situation as well as the possibilities that are currently being presented to us for a collective evolution in consciousness. Valentina's Blog: https://bit.ly/2wHdPxL Pretty Mental Website: https://bit.ly/2xyaMrI
52:13
March 30, 2020
12. Touching on Corona (with gloves) & Continuing Our Healing Work
In this episode, we dove into how we have been processing and integrating the recent current events of the Coronavirus pandemic in a way that balances awareness and staying informed with mindfulness, optimism, surrender and taking things one day at a time. We also share our recent conversation with our grandma in this continuing journey of uncovering our ancestral wounds. The episode closes up with a conversation on narcissistic traits that have been cultivated in our society & how we can begin to heal from it.  Shownotes: Lacy Phillips “Expanded” Podcast with Karen Hurd: https://apple.co/2UtcUc1 Rebel & Reason: https://bit.ly/2xeW1do Wendy De Rosa School of Intuitive Studies: https://bit.ly/3adYJym
49:07
March 23, 2020
11. God is Grey, Purity Culture & Sexual Shame with Brenda Marie Davies
Brenda Marie Davies, a sex-positive free-thinking Christian & creator of the YouTube channel God is Grey, joins us for a conversation on religious-based sexual trauma, purity culture and the impact that both have had on our society and mental health at large.  Shownotes: God is Grey IG: @GodisGrey God is Grey Twitter: GodisGreyxo God is Grey YouTube: http://bit.ly/3aA4QNa Pure by Linda Kay Klein Bad theology Kills by Kevin Garcia You Are Your Own by Jamie Lee Finch  Sex at Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha Quote by Walt Whitman
01:17:14
March 09, 2020
10. Healing Our Wounds Through Ancestral Work
As you can tell, for us, there is no end to how deep we can take our self-exploration process in this lifetime. After our last podcast with TJ Mangrum (@sacredhawkyogi), we wanted to continue the exploration of triggers by understanding our ancestors and their patterns. We recognize that in order for true healing to take place we must honor and get curious about the generational patterns that are at play. The patterns that have etched themselves in our DNA. In order to release the unconscious narratives we have inherited from our ancestors, they must be brought to consciousness. Join us as we dig up our roots in today's podcast.  Shownotes:  Nina Simone - @crystal_sun_yogi Janet Raftis - @janetraftis Brene Brown - @brenebrown Tim Ferris - @timferriss Aubrey Marcus - @aubreymarcus Family Constellations 
47:54
February 24, 2020
9. You Are Your Greatest Teacher with TJ Mangrum
This week we sat down with one of our all-time favorite Yoga teachers, TJ Mangrum, whose fiercely present and spiritual approach to teaching yoga keeps us running back to her classes any chance we get. In this conversation we dissected why it is so important to take a deep look at our triggers, we also talked about conscious parenting, embracing neurodiversity, & the ways in which yoga practice can be used as a tool to witness our egos and expand our consciousness. Show notes: TJ Mangrum @sacredhawkyogi Red Hawk Dr. Sheffali @doctorshefali @mindful_mamas Ram Dass @babaramdass Dr. Maya Angelou
01:03:28
February 10, 2020
8. Surrendering and Embracing the Feminine
We talked about our recent experience in a cacao ceremony where we married ourselves by balancing our feminine and masculine energies, the ways in which resistance depletes our energy, and we unpack the practical ways in which we can actually practice self-love in our daily lives. Show notes: Trader Joes - @traderjoes Kyle Cease - @evolvingoutloud Lewis Howes - @lewishowes Lyftd - @Lyftd Luke Storey - @lukestorey The Nap Ministry - @thenapministry Shaman Durek - @shamandurek Martin Luther King 
45:58
January 27, 2020
7. The Universe Has Our Back
Happy 2020! Join us as we reflect on the challenges that we went through last year, what these experiences taught us and how much can change in one year if you keep your hearts open and continue to put one foot in front of the other. Show Notes: Rebel & Reason - @RebelandReason The Nap Nap Ministry - @TheNapMinistry Gabrielle Bernstein - @GabbyBernstein Lewis Howes - @Lewishowes
45:18
January 13, 2020
6. Real Diversity for Healthier Communities with Dr. Kecia Thomas
This week we sat down with an incredible woman Dr. Kecia Thomas. She is Senior Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia as well as a Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology and African-American Studies and the founding director of the Center for Research and Engagement in Diversity (RED). While Paula was getting her undergrad at UGA, Kecia was her mentor and she has had a very big influence on her. In this episode we want to invite you guys to lean into an important and courageous conversation with us as we explore the differences between performing diversity and practicing inclusion, color blindness vs multiculturalism, and how these issues are currently impacting all of our mental health. Mentioned in this episode:  Bernardo Ferdman Daryl Wing Sue Higher Education Leadership Development Program (HERS Institute) “Why all the Black Kids Sitting Together at the Cafeteria Table” by Beverly Daniel Tatum
52:47
December 30, 2019
5. Healing from Narcissistic Abuse & Social Anxiety with Juliana Carter
In this episode, we sit down with fellow Atlanta therapist Juliana Carter. During this conversation we cover social anxiety, what narcissistic personality disorder actually is, and the process of recovering from narcissistic abuse. We also discuss all of our experiences with getting on and off antidepressants and how we have learned to leverage community and holistic practices to improve our overall happiness.  Follow Juliana on IG: @Jules.Juliana  Follow Pretty Mental on IG: @PrettyMentalOfficial 
46:26
December 16, 2019
4. The Journey to Healthy Relationships with the Pretty Mental Sisters
In this episode, the Pretty Mental sisters have a sit-down to talk to each other about relationships. We go over the different types of attachments styles, how they have played out in our individual lives and our journey of learning what works and what doesn’t in creating healthy relationships. Mentioned in this episode:  Lewis Howes Esther Perel Adam Funderburk Malik Ali Cleo Wade
46:19
December 02, 2019
3. Spirituality and Science for a Happier Life with Adam Funderburk
Atlanta therapist, Buddhist, and expert meditator Adam Funderburk sits down with us this week. We discuss how we can harness new understandings of mindfulness through scientific research in order to increase the peace and joy in our lives. In this conversation, we cover reincarnation, neuroscience, meditation, and the principles of Buddhism. Adam also explains practical ways in which he incorporates all of this into his therapy practice.  Mentioned in this Podcast:  People: Eckhart Tolle The Dalai Lama Joseph Campbell Places:  Emory University 
51:52
November 18, 2019
2. Going Back to the Basics to Optimize Our Mental Health with Malik Ali
Malik Ali takes us through optimizing our mental health by returning to the basics of life. Topics include mindfulness, death, intimacy, human connection, and our relationships to food, media,  and the natural world.  Malik's IG: @MalikJAli  Mentioned in this podcast: Literature Letters to a Young Poet by Bohemian-Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke, The Seeker's Guide by Elizabeth Lesser, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, A Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman, The Bible The Quran. Individuals: James Baldwin, Lou Tzu, Anthony Browder, Malcolm x. 
01:07:34
November 04, 2019
1. A Dedication to Mechis
Welcome to the Pretty Mental Health Club with your co-hosts Valentina & Paula Sinisterra. We are two sisters on a journey to normalize and de-medicalize the human experience. This is a community where everyone is safe, heard, and most importantly, loved. We made this podcast with all the love in our hearts. For every last one of you. In our first episode, we dive into two very personal experiences that shaped us and ultimately, this podcast. We get very (VERY) vulnerable with you all.  Tune in every Monday at 8am EST/5am PST for a brand new episode & follow us on Instagram at @PrettyMentalOfficial for behind the scenes!  Until next time, be kind to yourselves.  - Vale & Paula
43:47
October 07, 2019