Accepting Our Needs
Play • 1 hr 8 min

Everyone has needs, there’s no avoiding them. In order to "be well" we need to meet those needs. But being "needy" is often viewed as a weakness, and accepting that we have needs can be painful.

On today's episode, Rick and Forrest explore how we can accept our needs, identify the needs that are most important to us, and build the resources to meet our needs and the needs of other people. 

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Key Topics:

2:30: The three core needs.

5:00: What it feels like when you don’t meet your needs. 

8:45: The pain of not meeting needs for connection. 

13:30: Rick’s story of coming to terms with being “needy.”

20:00: Admitting our needs. 

27:00: Identifying our primary needs. 

31:00: Forrest and Rick process an interaction. 

37:45: Trying on different ways of being.

39:45: Key suggestions for identifying needs. 

44:45: Resilience through meeting needs. 

46:30: Meeting the needs of other people.

54:30: Healthy boundaries. 

1:04:00: Recap

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