The Sunday Soother

The Sunday Soother

Welcome to a podcast all about authentic living and compassionate, holistic personal development. Catherine Andrews, the author of the popular Sunday Soother newsletter, discusses topics like self-worth, boundaries, emotional intelligence, personal growth, holistic tools, and more. If you're interested in knowing yourself more deeply, living your life more meaningfully, and growing as a person with space for wisdom and compassion along the way, this is for you. The podcast comes out every Sunday morning.

Episodes

April 25, 2021 12 min

In today's brief podcast ep, I talk about two inevitable realities when it comes to your own healing and personal growth: It often really sucks and is painful for a while; and also, you don't have to wait til you're "healed" (or less anxious, or thinner, or more confident, or less wounded, or in a better job, or whatever thing you've told yourself you have to be, or solve,) to begin living your beautiful lif...

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In today's episode I discuss one of the reasons sensitive women overidentify with work, and why that overidentification, and lack of sense of self overall, can make it particularly hard to do something like leave your 9-5 or corporate career to work for yourself or start a business.

I'm hosting a workshop on removing blocks to entrepreneurship for sensitive women April 21, 7pmET, replay available, purchase tix here.

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Today I discuss the concept of the spiritual awakening. What is it? How does it happen? What are its symptoms? How do you know if you are in one? And I share the story of my own spiritual awakening. 

This audio is an excerpt from a lesson in my new course, Practical Spirituality. Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connec...

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In today's podcast, I talk about the most common myths and misconceptions as I see them about the concept, discovery and stepping into life purpose. Helping you narrow in on your life purpose will be the theme of the first week of my new course, Practical Spirituality.

Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connection, a...

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March 21, 2021 23 min

In this episode, I answer a reader's question about how you can begin to trust in things in life again. Listen to my previous experience I reference in the podcast about Focusing here. You can find Sandy Jahmi's site here.

Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connection, and greater meaning in life. Enroll here. We...

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As I enroll for Practical Spirituality, my latest course, I discuss the several ways in which spirituality has supported my growth as a sensitive person, and if you are curious, how it could help you, too.

Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connection, and greater meaning in life. Enroll here. We start April 5th.

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Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I discuss my relationship with my inner child that I am beginning to develop.

I have a new course starting April 5 2021 I'd love to have you join! Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connection, and greater meaning in l...

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You may know I'm a spiritual person... but I wasn't always. Just a few years ago I was an atheist, didn't know anything about Tarot or astrology, and didn't consider myself to have a life purpose, And now... I do! How did that happen? And if you're curious about becoming a more spiritual person, where could you start? How can you learn to create space for magic, delight, meaning, trust and connection in your lif...

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March 3, 2021 7 min

Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I discuss self-trust and why I still struggle with it.

I have a new course starting April 5 2021 I'd love to have you join! Practical Spirituality is a 6-week course geared to help you discover your purpose and path and sustainable, grounded practices for self-reflection, connection, and greater meaning in life. Enroll here.

The Su...

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Hi Soothers! As I spend the rest of winter running my current courses + group coaching programs I'll probably be taking a little (temporary!) break from this here podcast, so before I step back I wanted to catch up, say hi, drink some tea and tell you about a few things in my life as of late!

In this episode I talk about two amazing healing books I'm reading; how I'm healing my emotional triggers; why I'm back do...

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February 10, 2021 11 min

Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I discuss what grief means, the different kinds of grief, and how to more fully be with and validate our grief.

I have three upcoming events I'd love to have you join!

  • Feb 11th: New Moon Journal Circle
  • Feb 14th: Kicking off 30 Days of Intuition Challenge
  • Feb 27th: Tarot + journaling workshop
  • The Sunday Soother is a spin-off the po...

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    Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I discuss the inner critic and its relationship to "enoughness," and share six ways you can start to reclaim and define enoughness for you.

    I have three upcoming events I'd love to have you join!

  • Feb 11th: New Moon Journal Circle
  • Feb 14th: Kicking off 30 Days of Intuition Challenge
  • Feb 27th: Tarot + journaling workshop
  • The...

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    January 27, 2021 6 min

    Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I tell you my experience of starting a business and falling in love around the age of 40, and guide you through some thinking on why it's not too late for you to do whatever you want.

    Three of my courses are now open for enrollment at The Sunday Soother School of Intentional Living! The courses are... 

  • Intentional + Intuitive G...
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    In today's episode, I ponder the question: Why is dating actually really hard and confusing for some people? Because, it is! And it's not because anything is wrong with you. 

    After running my dating course for a year, and seeing what was at hand for the people taking the course, I have more insight on this topic and why dating can feel like a minefield for some of us. 

    In this episode, I share my experiences with vulnerabilit...

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    January 20, 2021 8 min

    Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I ask you to do a thought experiment with me: what if everything in your life, just as it is right now, would always exactly stay the same?

    Three of my courses are now open for enrollment at The Sunday Soother School of Intentional Living! The courses are... 

  • Intentional + Intuitive Goal-Setting
  • Intentional + Intuitive Dating 
  • Cr...
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    Hello, Soothers! Today's podcast is a replay of an IGTV training I did on how sensitive people can begin to overcome perfectionism, people-pleasing and fear to contribute more meaningfully to social justice and the fight against white supremacy.

    Because the audio is taken from Instagram it's not great, so my apologies, but I hope you find value in the content. In the podcast I discuss:

  • 5 reasons why sensitive people may strug...
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    January 16, 2021 9 min

    Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I explore why receiving and asking for help can be so hard for some of us, and why we may have been taught to see going it alone as virtuous. 

    Three of my courses are now open for enrollment at The Sunday Soother School of Intentional Living! The courses are... 

  • Intentional + Intuitive Goal-Setting
  • Intentional + Intuitive Dating...
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    Hello, Soothers! In this podcast episode, I dive into the arenas of group therapy and group coaching. Why WOULD you want to get in a room with a group of strangers and share parts of yourselves? Well, listen in, and you'll see. I talk about my own 8 years in group therapy and the benefits and transformation it provided me; the two group coaching programs I run (that are open for enrollment now!) and how they've changed my l...

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    Every week, I read my Sunday Soother newsletter as a bonus podcast episode. In today's episode, I explore why many of us struggle with self-improvement and goal-setting: because we're only offered two options. I want to create a middle path.

    I also announce three of my courses are now open for enrollment at The Sunday Soother School of Intentional Living! The courses are... 

  • Intentional + Intuitive Goal-Setting
  • Intentiona...
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    Hello Soothers! In this, and a few other episodes, I tackle dozens of listener and reader questions that you all so thoughtfully and generously sent in. This is the final Q&A ep, so thank you for all your wonderful questions!

    In this episode, I tackle several questions, including...

  • My current relationship with alcohol
  • How we can grieve and process 2020
  • Breaking the toxic cycle of perfectionism and procrastination
  • And skincare tips!
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