Restoring the Health and Power of Your True Self: How to Let Go of the Past so You Can Start Thriving Today with Dr. Christiane Northrup & Renee Linell

Original Air Date Wednesday, January 29, 2020 

Our busy schedules leave us little time to restore our energy. And for empaths, replenishing the spirit is nearly impossible if we live with a narcissist or other type of energy vampire.

Becoming whole and joyful may require us to leave our past behind to make space for nourishment and divine love. So, what can we do if we are running on empty? What strategies can we adopt that allow us to conserve our resources and cut the cord from those who don’t have our best interest at heart? To find out how we can refuel our tanks and replenish our soul, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Dr. Christiane Northrup and Renee Linnell about taking power back. Dr. Christiane Northrup helps people flourish by teaching them how to remove toxic people from their lives. And, Renee Linnell shares her spiritual journey from being shattered by a cult to finding joy in sharing her story with the world.

In this week’s episode:

  • How to get rid of an energy vampire
  • Replenishing the empath spirit
  • Effectively setting boundaries
  • Creating space for nourishing the soul



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Dr. Christiane Northrup — Restore Your Health and Power:
● 1 in 5 people bleed out the goodwill from our hearts and minds. [2:02]
● What to do if you are involved with or addicted to an energy vampire and how to resist becoming involved with one. [8:00]
● Tactics you can use to restore your health and power if you are involved with an energy vampire. [16:48]
● How to set boundaries with people who suck your energy. [23:43]

Christiane Northrup, M.D. is a board-certified OB-GYN, former assistant clinical professor of OB-GYN at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and New York Times best-selling author now dedicating her life to helping women truly flourish by learning how to enhance all that can go right with their bodies.Book: Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath’s Guide to Evading Relationships That Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power


Dr. Northrup Website

@DrChrisNorthrup on Twitter

Dr. Christiane Northrup on Facebook

@DrChristianeNorthrup on Instagram

Renee Linnell — Letting Go of Your Past to Thrive Today 

  • Renee recalls her spiritual quest of looking for peace and comfort. [29:54]
  • When spiritual teachers become abusers. [35:59]
  • Are we born into divine wounds that help us grow and help us to heal others? [42:29]
  • Renee shares the top 3 gifts she received from telling her story. [47:20]

Renee Linnell is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and co-founded five companies and has an Executive Masters in Business Administration from New York University. Currently, she is working on starting a publishing company to give people from diverse walks of life an opportunity to tell their stories. She divides her time between Colorado and Southern California.

Book: The Burn Zone: A Memoir

Renee Linnell Website
@Renee_Linnell on Twitter
Renee Linnell Author on Facebook
@renee.linnell on Instagram

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