emotional health

Episode 50: Sin: Two Experienced Backsliders Elaborate

Life coach, Janice Baldes, and Psychiatrist, Marty Carpenter MD discuss the concept of sin and how to think about it in psychological terms. Marty and Janice include an analysis of traditional religious definitions and provide tips on discovering the triggers that lead us to think and behave in ways that leave us feeling more disconnected.

Episode 46: Relationships: The State of our Union

Relationships test our emotional health perhaps more than anything else. Contrary to popular belief, we weren't born knowing how to navigate the complexity of romance. Here's an overview of the most common reasons relationships go off the rails and how to recognize warning signs when yours is in trouble.

Episode 41 - Codependence 101: Sweet Child o' Mine

Where do we go now? Give me your tiny hand. I will be your Father Figure if you be my Sweet Child O' Mine. Imagine toddler Axl out in the yard playing with George Michael while their mother's watch nervously from their respective lawn chairs. Chart how the typical human upbringing translates into pop music and the gender wars we have today.

Episode 37 - Janice Baldes

Founder of wildly successful handbag company, Bagolitas, describes the rise and fall of her business and the spiritual transformation that accompanied it. Janice discusses the emotional state of womankind today and the upcoming couples retreat she plans to host with psychiatrist and podcaster, Marty Carpenter.

Episode 22 - Divorce: The Cleanup

The emotional wreckage post divorce requires concerted and intentional cleanup. You need to take your time and work through the process. Rushing into new relationships and running from the process of healing only postpones the inevitable and creates more problems than it solves. Join me for a discussion on the subject of recovering from a divorce.

Episode 21 - Divorce: The Church

Church-going Christians get divorced regularly. Its painful for everybody and can be very confusing to navigate. In this episode, Carpenter offers advice from both firsthand and professional experience on the matter of divorce in the church.