The Model Health Show

“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.” – Swedish Proverb

Our relationships are the most impactful, integral elements to our success, our happiness, and our health. Learning how to cultivate and foster healthy interpersonal relationships is a necessary life skill that we can all work on. And at a time with so much turbulence and divisiveness in our world, this skill is more important than ever. 

Today’s guest, Sheleana Aiyana, is the founder of Rising Woman and the author of Becoming the One. Her mission is to help others heal their relationship patterns and foster conscious, healthy relationships. On this episode of The Model Health Show, Sheleana is sharing foundational principles for changing your relationship patterns, working on self-discovery and healing, and how to make room in your life for healthy love. 

You’re going to hear why building a strong relationship with yourself is the key to happiness, how to heal trauma, and why forgiveness is an important component of health. Sheleana is sharing her story of healing relationship patterns, and how you can build stronger relationships with yourself and those around you. I hope this interview resonates with you and is helpful on your journey. Enjoy!  

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The root of the word relationship. 
  • How our past wounds can impact our relationships. 
  • Why reclaiming a relationship with yourself is of upmost importance. 
  • The problem with our culture’s messaging around finding the one. 
  • Why relationships of all kinds are the greatest gift.
  • How working through our trauma can help us show up better in relationships.
  • The major issue with the rescuer trope in popular films and books.
  • Why healing yourself is so important. 
  • How being in nature can help heal your nervous system. 
  • An important distinction between boundaries and walls. 
  • How our confidence and self-trust influence our relationships. 
  • Why having an understanding of your values can help you choose healthy relationships. 
  • What it means to date yourself. 
  • How connecting with animals can help us heal.
  • Why the ability to name your emotions is a critical skill. 
  • The power of forgiving your past self. 
  • Why forgiveness is beneficial for your health, and how to move through anger. 
  • How to notice when your values are out of balance. 

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