<description>&lt;p&gt;While Andy Williams famously proclaimed this to be the most wonderful time of the year, we know that the holiday season can be more than a little stressful for many of us. Whether we’re navigating changing traditions, grieving the loss of a family member, or considering opting out of the holidays entirely, the question becomes how to communicate these feelings to our family members, friends, and others we may usually celebrate this time with.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Joining me to help sort out these holiday-induced stressors is returning guest Nedra Glover Tawaab. Nedra is a licensed therapist, sought-after relationship expert, and the author of New York Times bestsellers &lt;em&gt;Set Boundaries&lt;/em&gt;, &lt;em&gt;Find Peace&lt;/em&gt; and &lt;em&gt;Drama Fre&lt;/em&gt;e. Nedra has appeared as an expert on Red Table Talk, The Breakfast Club, Good Morning America, and the CBS Morning Show, just to name a few. During our conversation, Nedra and I discuss ways you might share a grievance with a family member without severing the relationship, navigating holiday-induced grief, and communicating a change in tradition or a decision to stay home for the holidays.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Resources &amp;amp; Announcements&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Shop our "Take Good Care" &lt;a href="https://therapyforblackgirls.com/shop"&gt;Holiday Merch line&lt;/a&gt;!&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Visit our &lt;a href="https://www.amazon.com/shop/therapy4bgirls"&gt;Amazon Store&lt;/a&gt; for all the books mentioned on the podcast.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Grab your copy of &lt;a href="https://www.sisterhoodheals.com/"&gt;Sisterhood Heals.&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Where to Find Nedra&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;ul&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href="https://www.nedratawwab.com/drama-free"&gt;Grab your copy of 'Drama Free'&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href="https://www.nedratawwab.com/"&gt;Website&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;a href="https://www.instagram.com/nedratawwab/?hl=en"&gt;Instagram&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Stay Connected&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at &lt;a href="https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox"&gt;therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at &lt;a href="https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory"&gt;https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle &lt;a href="https://community.therapyforblackgirls.com/"&gt;community.therapyforblackgirls.com&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at &lt;a href="https://therapyforblackgirls.com/shop"&gt;therapyforblackgirls.com/shop&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;The hashtag for the podcast is &lt;strong&gt;#TBGinSession&lt;/strong&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Make sure to follow us on social media:&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Twitter:&lt;a href="https://www.twitter.com/therapy4bgirls"&gt; @therapy4bgirls&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Instagram: &lt;a href="https://www.instagram.com/therapyforblackgirls"&gt;@therapyforblackgirls&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Facebook: &lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/therapyforblackgirls"&gt;@therapyforblackgirls&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Our Production Team&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford &amp;amp; Maya Cole Howard&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Producers: Fredia Lucas &amp;amp; Ellice Ellis&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Production Intern: Zariah Taylor&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;See &lt;a href="https://omnystudio.com/listener"&gt;omnystudio.com/listener&lt;/a&gt; for privacy information.&lt;/p&gt;</description>

Therapy for Black Girls

iHeartPodcasts and Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D.

Session 335: Navigating Painful Emotions Around the Holidays

NOV 29, 202334 MIN
Therapy for Black Girls

Session 335: Navigating Painful Emotions Around the Holidays

NOV 29, 202334 MIN

Description

While Andy Williams famously proclaimed this to be the most wonderful time of the year, we know that the holiday season can be more than a little stressful for many of us. Whether we’re navigating changing traditions, grieving the loss of a family member, or considering opting out of the holidays entirely, the question becomes how to communicate these feelings to our family members, friends, and others we may usually celebrate this time with.

Joining me to help sort out these holiday-induced stressors is returning guest Nedra Glover Tawaab. Nedra is a licensed therapist, sought-after relationship expert, and the author of New York Times bestsellers Set Boundaries, Find Peace and Drama Free. Nedra has appeared as an expert on Red Table Talk, The Breakfast Club, Good Morning America, and the CBS Morning Show, just to name a few. During our conversation, Nedra and I discuss ways you might share a grievance with a family member without severing the relationship, navigating holiday-induced grief, and communicating a change in tradition or a decision to stay home for the holidays.

Resources & Announcements

Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line!

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast.

Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.

 

Where to Find Nedra

    Grab your copy of 'Drama Free'

    Website

    Instagram

     

    Stay Connected

    Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox.

    If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

    Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com

    Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

    The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

     

    Make sure to follow us on social media:

    Twitter: @therapy4bgirls

    Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls

    Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls

     

    Our Production Team

    Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard

    Producers: Fredia Lucas & Ellice Ellis

    Production Intern: Zariah Taylor

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.