In the moments when your feelings are bigger than you can handle, it’s important to have options. In this show, I share three “go to” principles to practice both when you most need it and especially in the times when you don’t.  Transcript for this episode available here.

1:35 No one-size-fits-all solution

2:13 You have to notice where you are in order to change it

2:55 Tracking in low stakes moments

3:36 I got lost and here’s what I found

4:57 The first principle

5:15 The second principle which you actually learned in kindergarten

6:32 The third principle – you have to fill in the blanks.

8:02 This week’s homework

9:41 An exercise we can do together right now

Resources: Read about and listen to Krishna Das, chanting and meditation teacher and amazing storyteller, here: Find All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten and other books by Robert Fulghum here:  Email me to find a buddy at

Podcast produced by Sal DeRosalia

Music composed and performed by Aimee Mia Kelley

Photo by Simran Sood on Unsplash

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Dr. Jessica Tartaro

Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator

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