Host Medium & Intuitive Dating Expert Marisa Liza Pell and co-host CJ Westyn take a deep dive into addictive and co-dependent relationships and the importance of setting clear boundaries to break the cycle. CJ explains that more often than not, co-dependency stems from childhood and goes hand in hand with abandonment issues. Also, their intuitive match-making friend, Weston, calls in to share stories about helping her friends find their happily ever afters!
Don't miss author, speaker, life coach, and personal trainer, Brenden M. Dilley call in to talk about his book, Still Breathin': The Wisdom and Teachings of a Perfectly Flawed Man, and weigh in on co-dependency. He was introduced to the world of “self-help” at the age of eleven by his mother, Lisa Kitter. At the age of thirteen, he was doing book reports on titles such as “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. He was raised in a typical middle-class family until his parents divorced when he was thirteen. His mother would later become a self-made millionaire as a speaker, author, and corporate trainer. During this time Brenden worked, traveled, spoke, and was mentored by his mom’s side.
Upon graduating from high school, Brenden went on to become a highly successful personal trainer, receiving his certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. However, Brenden wasn’t content with simply parroting the teachings of others. He would eventually create his class and method of training called “The Psychology of Fitness.” Utilizing this unique form of self-development and body-altering training, Brenden became known for transforming client’s bodies as well as their minds. It was widely known that if you committed to training with Brenden not only would you become healthier physically, but other facets of your life would improve as well.
Brenden is also a single parent to his three children: Sophia Rose, Jasmine Nai’a, and Phoenix Alexander. Much of what Brenden writes, speaks about, teaches, and trains on revolves around parenting, dating, relationships, self-empowerment, fitness, and authenticity. His intensity, intelligence, directness, and self-deprecating humor allow audiences and readers to relate to him on a very raw and authentic level.
Currently, Brenden resides in Phoenix, Arizona, and works in the world of commercial real estate development.