1000 Days Sober Podcast

Why Suffering is Optional: A Conversation With Dr. Gail Brenner

May 9, 2022

Welcome to the latest episode of The 1000 Days Sober Podcast 🎙️

Our guest today is 𝐃𝐫 𝐆𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫 a clinical psychologist who joyfully helps people discover that suffering is optional. Through investigating her own experience and working with clients for over twenty-five years, she has discovered how to unravel common problems of everyday life to reveal the deepest acceptance and peace. Author of the award-winning The End of Self-Help and At the Core of Every Heart, she lives in Santa Barbara, CA.


In this interview we discuss:

What is spirituality?
Why is suffering optional?
Turning towards direct experiences
Being grounded in aware presence
Welcoming and experiencing feelings to the end
Creating more empowering beliefs
Internal family systems
Feelings of inadequacy


To learn more, please visit https://gailbrenner.com/.


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