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Lead a Life Uncommon™

Feb 2, 2022

Not many of us know how to talk about sad or uncomfortable topics, and in our attempts, we may mess up. Most of the time, people strongly believe in the undeniable power of positivity. But how do these 'positive vibes' cause harm? Join me today as I speak with Kristen Boice on dealing with toxic positivity in all kinds of relationships. Stay tuned!

Here are the things to expect in the episode:

  • What is toxic positivity, and why is it harmful?
  • How does toxic positivity lead to more suffering?
  • What are some examples of toxic positivity?
  • How will you help your loved ones deal with difficult emotions?
  • Why is it important to recognize your negative emotions?
  • And much more!

About Kristen:

Kristen Boice is a licensed marriage and family therapist, owner of Pathways to Healing Counseling, and award-winning, Close the Chapter Podcast host. She is EMDR trained, which is one of the most effective, researched-based trauma treatment modalities along with Brainspotting.

She specializes in improving self-worth, helping couples and families resolve conflicts and develop powerful communication skills, effective parenting strategies, making life transitions, grief and loss, reducing anxiety, and working through trauma.

Check out her The 5-day Close the Chapter journal and healing guide that will help you begin to start your journey towards possibilities and freedom. It gives you everything you need to get started working through trauma, anxiety, fear, shame, and pain.  (

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Lead a Life Uncommon™:  Because You Deserve To Be A Woman You Are Proud Of. 

Be, Do & Have Whatever the Hell You Want...Unapologetically & Guilt-Free. 

Hey, It's Time for you & your future self to feel happy & proud every single day. 

I’m Mary Bicknell, LCSW. My company SeeTheSigns, LLC, is a global consulting company that helps women Catapult out of their psychological limitations to become the go-to leaders in their industry. 

I’m committed to waking you up, seeing you with new eyes, and fully embracing your power!

Time and truth are the core values in the company. As a former psychotherapist turned Success & Leadership Mentor, I’m candid with you out of deep respect for your time. I have found telling the truth in the name of support has become a lost art in the world of bullshitters.

Being truthful with all women, my clients, my daughter, and I is the catalyst for transformation so we can all Lead a Life Uncommon™, because why choose average?