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"1 in 6 People Are Narcissists!"

The Narcissism Doctor: “1 in 6 People Are Narcissists!” How to Spot Them & Can They Change? Life-Saving Tips: Revealing Narcissists & Breaking Free from Trauma Bonds. Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a clinical psychologist & Professor Emerita of Psychology at California State University, and the Founder & CEO of LUNA Education, Training & Consulting. She is also the author of books such as "It’s Not You: Identifying and Healing from Narcissistic People." Dive deep into the dangerous world of narcissism and discover how to spot narcissistic behavior, protect yourself from emotional trauma, identify the 6 types of narcissists, and learn about their covert tactics, like gaslighting and deprivation. We’re breaking down the alarming rise in narcissism, its connection with addiction, the risks in online dating and why we often miss red flags in harmful relationships. Dr. Durvasula explains the true definition of narcissism and gaslighting, the negative impact of being raised by narcissistic caregivers, how trauma bonding can evolve from a parent-child relationship to an adult romantic relationship, and the most disturbing aspects of being in a romantic relationship with a narcissist. She also covers: - Her top tips for being GASLIGHT-PROOF - What grandiosity and lack of empathy really looks like in a relationship - Who is most at risk for attracting narcissists? - Why online dating is the perfect preying ground for narcissists - The biggest challenges narcissists face in therapy - Once you’re diagnosed as a narcissist, is that the nail in the coffin? - How to have compassion for the narcissist in your life and find a way to engage while sticking to your boundaries - Post-separation abuse and why some people may stay with a narcissist - Harmful institutions that are contributing to the narcissism problem - Why chemistry isn’t the most important thing in a relationship - Why she thinks so many people are interested in narcissism now Dr. Durvasula wants you to know that YOU are not the problem. Don’t miss these critical life-saving insights - TUNE IN to MBB today!

I Was Too Passive

June 11, 2024

I Was Too Passive

Paul Sheer (hilarious actor, filmmaker, and podcaster) is here to break down the pitfalls of self-diagnosis, the therapeutic power of acknowledging anger, and the significance of agency. He opens up like NEVER BEFORE about his abusive childhood, from how his parents managed to secretly get divorced while he was a kid and how his family secrets impacted his ability to trust into adulthood, to what it means to speak your truth even if it betrays the narratives of others and how he was able to release his anger in order to move forward. He also answers the important question: Does therapy dampen your creativity?? We also discuss: - His late ADHD diagnosis, including his experience with medication and what triggers his spirals - Silver lining of his childhood trauma: Using it to connect with others & how it allowed him to be a better husband and father - How his family’s need to “control the narrative” led to emotional struggle and passivity - Origins of his long-running and widely popular podcast, How Did This Get Made?, and its unexpected impact on the Fast & The Furious franchise - His collections and how they help him connect with his past - Importance of surrounding yourself with creatively challenging people - Healing Nature of Black-and-White Thinking PLUS Mayim opens up about her love for Nicolas Cage! TUNE IN to this hilarious, heartfelt episode today!

How to GROW WEALTH at Any Age

Achieve Economic Security. Financial EXPERT, Scott Galloway, Explains How Anyone Can GROW WEALTH at Any Age. ACT NOW.Simple Steps to Get Rich.Scott Galloway (bestselling author, NYU professor, serial entrepreneur) reveals the UGLY TRUTH about Chasing Your Passion and shares steps we can all take to GET RICH!In this MUST-WATCH episode for anyone looking to improve their financial stability, Scott exposes shocking truths about economic disparities in the U.S.He shares how growing up poor shaped his beliefs, why passion shouldn't drive your career choices, the economic implications of GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic, and the sneaky tactics the wealthy use to maintain their status.Scott Galloway also breaks down:- Dangers of excessive consumerism and possible solutions- Necessity to prioritize relationships over chasing wealth- The true definition of being "rich"- Societal pressure for excessive spending over social media- Value of financial discipline and identifying specific economic goals- Why we are obligated to plan for financial security- His personal struggles with depression, anger, economic fear, and the trappings of a materialistic world- Importance of talking about money without fearScott's practical advice on achieving financial security, untying your identity from your economic status, aligning goals with realistic expectations, and practical saving and investing tips demonstrate why IT'S NEVER TOO LATE to reduce economic stress.

You Can’t Please Everyone

What’s it like to be married to someone with your exact name?? Taylor Lautner and his wife, Tay Lautner, open up in this deeply personal and eye-opening episode of MBB!From Taylor’s whirlwind journey as a global superstar in the Twilight series where he experienced an unprecedented level of stardom, to Tay’s relentless dedication as a nurse during the pandemic, this couple shares their unique experiences with fame, body image, mental health, and love.Taylor Lautner gets candid about the negative effects of fame that made it difficult for him to leave his house, why he took a pause from the entertainment industry, dating Taylor Swift, the pressures of being a teenage sex symbol, and overcoming body image issues that haunted him for years. He also opens up about being bullied in school for being an actor, his struggles with people-pleasing and perfectionism, the origins of his optimistic nature and sense of discernment, and his insecurities with fame now.Tay speaks to the life-and-death pressures of nursing and the obsessive compulsive tendencies she thinks it has instilled in her. She also details her struggles with burnout and boundary-setting and pinpointing her actual wants and needs, and the emotional toll of her loved ones' battles with addiction and bipolar disorder.Together, they explore the dangers of over-compartmentalizing and not allowing yourself to feel full range of emotions, how they balance their relationship despite having different love languages, and what it means to grow and heal together.Join the Lautner power couple as we break down their mental health journey, their favorite tools for mental wellness, and the most valuable things they’ve learned doing their own successful mental health podcast, The Squeeze!

Are AURAS Real?

May 14, 2024

Are AURAS Real?

Fulfill Your DESTINY: Renowned PSYCHIC Medium, Mystic Michaela, Shares How!Mayim & Jonathan Get Their AURAS Read, on an all new episode of MBB! By popular LISTENER DEMAND, Psychic Medium & Aura Reader Mystic Michaela reveals the link between personality and auras, the dangers of betraying your aura, and why many people are so skeptical about the concept.She reads Mayim and Jonathan’s auras, revealing surprising insights about their energies and how they complement each other, and even reads THE AURAS OF THE MBB AUDIENCE! Michaela also explains the role of déjà vu, synchronicity, & anxiety in our spiritual journeys, whether your aura can change over time, and how to live authentically according to your true aura color.We're breaking down everything you need to know about auras:- What indigo children really are and why the MBB audience has so many! - How societal gender norms influence aura colors- The concept of "Soul Recognition" & what it feels like in your body- How your aura affects your parenting- The empathetic nature of certain aura colors and which careers they're best suited for- The dark side of empathy & why it's crucial for empathic individuals to set boundaries to avoid burnout- Why we should always listen to our intuition even when it can feel silly- Michaela's thoughts on the non-linear nature of time Plus, Michaela shares her personal journey, including her other extrasensory perceptions as an empathic medium, what she does when she feels the burden of her gifts, and the challenges she faced when coming out with her abilities.You asked and we listened....TUNE IN to this exciting new episode of MBB today!

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Latest Episodes

"1 in 6 People Are Narcissists!"

The Narcissism Doctor: “1 in 6 People Are Narcissists!” How to Spot Them & Can They Change? Life-Saving Tips: Revealing Narcissists & Breaking Free from Trauma Bonds. Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a clinical psychologist & Professor Emerita of Psychology at California State University, and the Founder & CEO of LUNA Education, Training & Consulting. She is also the author of books such as "It’s Not You: Identifying and Healing from Narcissistic People." Dive deep into the dangerous world of narcissism and discover how to spot narcissistic behavior, protect yourself from emotional trauma, identify the 6 types of narcissists, and learn about their covert tactics, like gaslighting and deprivation. We’re breaking down the alarming rise in narcissism, its connection with addiction, the risks in online dating and why we often miss red flags in harmful relationships. Dr. Durvasula explains the true definition of narcissism and gaslighting, the negative impact of being raised by narcissistic caregivers, how trauma bonding can evolve from a parent-child relationship to an adult romantic relationship, and the most disturbing aspects of being in a romantic relationship with a narcissist. She also covers: - Her top tips for being GASLIGHT-PROOF - What grandiosity and lack of empathy really looks like in a relationship - Who is most at risk for attracting narcissists? - Why online dating is the perfect preying ground for narcissists - The biggest challenges narcissists face in therapy - Once you’re diagnosed as a narcissist, is that the nail in the coffin? - How to have compassion for the narcissist in your life and find a way to engage while sticking to your boundaries - Post-separation abuse and why some people may stay with a narcissist - Harmful institutions that are contributing to the narcissism problem - Why chemistry isn’t the most important thing in a relationship - Why she thinks so many people are interested in narcissism now Dr. Durvasula wants you to know that YOU are not the problem. Don’t miss these critical life-saving insights - TUNE IN to MBB today!

I Was Too Passive

June 11, 2024

I Was Too Passive

Paul Sheer (hilarious actor, filmmaker, and podcaster) is here to break down the pitfalls of self-diagnosis, the therapeutic power of acknowledging anger, and the significance of agency. He opens up like NEVER BEFORE about his abusive childhood, from how his parents managed to secretly get divorced while he was a kid and how his family secrets impacted his ability to trust into adulthood, to what it means to speak your truth even if it betrays the narratives of others and how he was able to release his anger in order to move forward. He also answers the important question: Does therapy dampen your creativity?? We also discuss: - His late ADHD diagnosis, including his experience with medication and what triggers his spirals - Silver lining of his childhood trauma: Using it to connect with others & how it allowed him to be a better husband and father - How his family’s need to “control the narrative” led to emotional struggle and passivity - Origins of his long-running and widely popular podcast, How Did This Get Made?, and its unexpected impact on the Fast & The Furious franchise - His collections and how they help him connect with his past - Importance of surrounding yourself with creatively challenging people - Healing Nature of Black-and-White Thinking PLUS Mayim opens up about her love for Nicolas Cage! TUNE IN to this hilarious, heartfelt episode today!

How to GROW WEALTH at Any Age

Achieve Economic Security. Financial EXPERT, Scott Galloway, Explains How Anyone Can GROW WEALTH at Any Age. ACT NOW.Simple Steps to Get Rich.Scott Galloway (bestselling author, NYU professor, serial entrepreneur) reveals the UGLY TRUTH about Chasing Your Passion and shares steps we can all take to GET RICH!In this MUST-WATCH episode for anyone looking to improve their financial stability, Scott exposes shocking truths about economic disparities in the U.S.He shares how growing up poor shaped his beliefs, why passion shouldn't drive your career choices, the economic implications of GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic, and the sneaky tactics the wealthy use to maintain their status.Scott Galloway also breaks down:- Dangers of excessive consumerism and possible solutions- Necessity to prioritize relationships over chasing wealth- The true definition of being "rich"- Societal pressure for excessive spending over social media- Value of financial discipline and identifying specific economic goals- Why we are obligated to plan for financial security- His personal struggles with depression, anger, economic fear, and the trappings of a materialistic world- Importance of talking about money without fearScott's practical advice on achieving financial security, untying your identity from your economic status, aligning goals with realistic expectations, and practical saving and investing tips demonstrate why IT'S NEVER TOO LATE to reduce economic stress.

You Can’t Please Everyone

What’s it like to be married to someone with your exact name?? Taylor Lautner and his wife, Tay Lautner, open up in this deeply personal and eye-opening episode of MBB!From Taylor’s whirlwind journey as a global superstar in the Twilight series where he experienced an unprecedented level of stardom, to Tay’s relentless dedication as a nurse during the pandemic, this couple shares their unique experiences with fame, body image, mental health, and love.Taylor Lautner gets candid about the negative effects of fame that made it difficult for him to leave his house, why he took a pause from the entertainment industry, dating Taylor Swift, the pressures of being a teenage sex symbol, and overcoming body image issues that haunted him for years. He also opens up about being bullied in school for being an actor, his struggles with people-pleasing and perfectionism, the origins of his optimistic nature and sense of discernment, and his insecurities with fame now.Tay speaks to the life-and-death pressures of nursing and the obsessive compulsive tendencies she thinks it has instilled in her. She also details her struggles with burnout and boundary-setting and pinpointing her actual wants and needs, and the emotional toll of her loved ones' battles with addiction and bipolar disorder.Together, they explore the dangers of over-compartmentalizing and not allowing yourself to feel full range of emotions, how they balance their relationship despite having different love languages, and what it means to grow and heal together.Join the Lautner power couple as we break down their mental health journey, their favorite tools for mental wellness, and the most valuable things they’ve learned doing their own successful mental health podcast, The Squeeze!

Are AURAS Real?

May 14, 2024

Are AURAS Real?

Fulfill Your DESTINY: Renowned PSYCHIC Medium, Mystic Michaela, Shares How!Mayim & Jonathan Get Their AURAS Read, on an all new episode of MBB! By popular LISTENER DEMAND, Psychic Medium & Aura Reader Mystic Michaela reveals the link between personality and auras, the dangers of betraying your aura, and why many people are so skeptical about the concept.She reads Mayim and Jonathan’s auras, revealing surprising insights about their energies and how they complement each other, and even reads THE AURAS OF THE MBB AUDIENCE! Michaela also explains the role of déjà vu, synchronicity, & anxiety in our spiritual journeys, whether your aura can change over time, and how to live authentically according to your true aura color.We're breaking down everything you need to know about auras:- What indigo children really are and why the MBB audience has so many! - How societal gender norms influence aura colors- The concept of "Soul Recognition" & what it feels like in your body- How your aura affects your parenting- The empathetic nature of certain aura colors and which careers they're best suited for- The dark side of empathy & why it's crucial for empathic individuals to set boundaries to avoid burnout- Why we should always listen to our intuition even when it can feel silly- Michaela's thoughts on the non-linear nature of time Plus, Michaela shares her personal journey, including her other extrasensory perceptions as an empathic medium, what she does when she feels the burden of her gifts, and the challenges she faced when coming out with her abilities.You asked and we listened....TUNE IN to this exciting new episode of MBB today!

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