Communicating Love

Communicating Love

By Rod Limb
Marriage and Mental Health
3 main focus areas:
1. Mental health such as managing stress in its many forms, anxiety, depression and other struggles
2. Freedom from pornography and other sexual frustrations
3. Marriage helps and communication in relationships
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Understanding Pornography Addiction: "...And the Truth Shall Set You Free."
In this episode licensed clinician Rodney Limb discusses internet challenges including pornography and overcoming addictions. What do you do when you find out your spouse has a problem? What are ways you can bring healing? Rodney also emphasizes that healing and treatment is needed for both spouses--the person struggling with an addiction as well as the spouse.  He answer questions from the group about pornography in a marriage and how it effects it, questions about accountability partners, and questions about intimacy. Listen to gain more understanding. If you or your marriage are struggling with pornography challenges, please visit our website to schedule an appointment. We can help. https://communicatinglove.com/
35:55
July 1, 2020
Recognizing Cognitive Distortions as Part of Depression
In this podcast, Rodney talks about cognitive distortions, such as personalization, and how they contribute to mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. He also goes through ways to combat cognitive distortions for stronger mental health. https://communicatinglove.com
43:26
May 28, 2020
Cognitive Distortions and Rationalizing Self-Destructive Behaviors
In this podcast Rodney Limb discusses how those suffering from addictions use Cognitive Distortions to rationalize their decision-making process. Rodney draws on his experiences working with prisoners and as a therapist to help those struggling with addiction to explain a little more about how the brain works. He also wants to teach individuals to see patterns of behavior that enable addicts to continue down a path of destruction and how to overcome those behaviors.
26:31
May 22, 2020
Special Episode--Marriage Advice from a Special Couple - Married 54 Years!
In this special episode, I interview a very special couple and talk about their advice for others and how to have a successful marriage. This wonderful couple has been married for 54 years (and counting). They know what it takes to have a successful marriage, how to communicate, what works (and what doesn't work!). They have been through lots of ups and downs, faced the loss of a child together, faced hardships and successes, and still work at it every day. Listen as they share wisdom from years of experience! Lots of great advice we can all learn from!
42:34
May 11, 2020
Tools to help with Anxiety - for you or a loved one
Do you struggle with anxiety? Or know someone close to you that does? You are not alone in those struggles. i want to help! This podcast outlines some tools you can use the help ground yourself and relieve stress and anxiety in your life. Anxiety is pretty common today, but there are some things you can do to help minimize it. I once worked with a client who struggled for over 20 years, she had horrible nightmares and didn't get a good night's sleep in that time. Once she was able to apply some of the tools, her anxiety decreased, the nightmares went away, and her sleep vastly improved--helping her in every aspect of her life.  Listen and I go over many options you can try.  For more information visit my website at https://communicatinglove.com
33:36
May 8, 2020
Communication in Relationships: 10 Listening Skills
Listening--one of the best things you can do to better a relationship. But sometimes, it can also be one of the hardest things to master. In this episode, clinician Rodney Limb talks about 10 specific listening skills we can all put into practice today.  Some of these include acknowledging, restating, reflecting, interpreting, summarizing, asking probing questions, giving feedback, supporting, checking perceptions, and giving the other person time to think. Listen in for some great skills to help in your marriage relationship, parenting, job coaching or anytime you need to be actively listening.  For more information, to join a live webinar or for additional downloads, check out our website at communicatinglove.com 
41:26
April 29, 2020