How to Master Difficult Feelings and Cultivate Confidence

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Dr. Joan Rosenberg believes the best way to cultivate confidence is by mastering eight difficult feelings. Learn how in this podcast episode!

Joan Rosenberg, PhD, psychologist, a bestselling author, corporate wellness consultant, and media expert who is known globally as an acclaimed speaker and trainer on communication, confidence, resilience, authenticity and grief. As a three-time TEDx speaker and member of the Association of Transformational Leaders, she has been recognized for her innovative Emotional Mastery and confidence building approach, and for her thought leadership and global influence in personal development.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How to develop more confidence
  • Dr. Rosenberg’s definition of confidence
  • The formula for handling difficult feelings as the foundation of feeling confident
  • Why these 8 feelings / emotional states and not other ones?
  • Tips for cultivating confidence right now
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You Are Meant For Love

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You are all meant for love. In this episode of Last First Date Radio, Veronica Grant shares how she discovered the secrets to lasting love.

Veronica Grant is a Love and Life Coach, author of You Are Meant For Love, and host of the Love Life Connection podcast. She helps successful women who have it all except love, find it. She’s been featured in O the Oprah Magazine, Bustle, Your Tango, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and many podcasts. As someone who struggled in love and was tired of unsolicited and patronizing advice, she created the resources she wished she had before meeting her husband.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How Veronica found love
  • How to know you’re meant for love
  • What sabotages singles from finding true love
  • Why the law of attraction can be harmful
  • Why it’s important to heal your inner child
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Reparenting and Inner Child Work for Healthier Relationships


Reparenting our inner child helps heal childhood wounds and leads to much healthier relationships. Listen to this episode to learn more.

Jenelle Annette is an inner work guide for women. She has founded multiple programs that help women overcome painful patterns & connect to their self worth. She has dedicated the past 5 years to crafting her methods and working alongside a wide variety of world class mentors and teachers. Her focuses are on shadow work, inner child healing, ancestral trauma, conscious relationship & authentic relating. She believes that everyone deserves to harness the power of self acceptance, as it is the necessary ingredient for limitless possibility and transformation.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is reparenting?
  • How we benefit from reparenting our inner child
  • What is ancestral trauma?
  • How we begin to heal our childhood wounds
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Improving Your Body Image and Confidence

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Want to improve your confidence and body image? Listen to this fun and engaging episode with Rebekah Buege to feel good in your body!

Rebekah Buege supports women’s empowerment through body image healing. Starting her career in B2B software sales, Rebekah is the creator of Confidently She, a podcast, community and premium subscription platform bringing a practical guide to modern femininity. She offers private coaching to high end clientele with a focus on body confidence and self-trust, and feminine energy.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What causes body image issues in high performing women
  • How can women feel good in their skin wearing anything (or nothing at all)
  • How can we disarm body image triggers from childhood?
  • How can we give compliments without hurting someone’s body image?
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Reconnecting to Sexuality After An Unhealthy Relationship


In this episode, Nischa Phair helps us reconnect to our sexuality after being in an unhealthy relationship.

Nischa Heron Phair is an author, researcher and trauma-informed sex educator who believes in authentic sexuality as the antidote to sexual perfectionism—the silent intimacy killer that makes us perform sex instead of experiencing it in a way that feels truly embodied. She works almost exclusively with female survivors and those recovering from unhealthy relationships to help them reclaim a nourishing, authentic and soulfully-aligned relationship to pleasure that supports them to live purposefully in every area of their lives.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why Nischa became passionate about sexuality
  • How unhealthy relationships impact and injure a person’s sexuality
  • What is fawning?
  • How fawning affects people long term
  • How to reclaim sexuality after an unhealthy relationship
  • How the pandemic affected our relationship to pleasure
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5 Ways to Overcome Body Shame

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Is body shame keeping you from dating or getting naked with a new partner? In this video, you’ll learn 5 ways to overcome body shame.

So many people have body shame, especially when it comes to getting naked in front of a partner. With all the toxic messaging in our culture that being thin is ideal for women, it’s hard not to feel ashamed of your body’s perceived imperfections. Some of us get those shaming messages that we’re eating too much and getting too chubby as early as five years old. And those external voices become internal voices, no matter what we look like.

Those voices sound like, ‘I hate my body, I need to lose 20 pounds before I date, I need to whip my body into shape, I need to change my body in order to feel attractive.’ And that leads to a spiral of self-loathing that keeps us stuck and single.

Both men and women are susceptible to body shame. But it’s never too late to start overcoming shame about your body and start working toward body acceptance.

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