Emotional Savvy: The Relationship Help Show

Are you having the same arguments repeatedly? Maybe, it seems nothing you do can ever be right. How do you respond?

You need to have the emotional savvy to know what to say and do in the moment. Why? So you don’t have those moments when you wished you’d thought of the right thing to say. You’ll have said it!

Each episode starts with my insights on the topic of the day, followed by amazing conversations with my expert guests, hand-picked to help you clearly see what’s possible in your relationship with yourself and all those others folks, too, at home and at work.  


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  • What's the Relationship Between Autoimmune Conditions & Emotional Well-being GUEST: Sharon Sayler
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on December 5, 2018 at 6:48 PM

    Do you think that there is a connection between what goes on in your emotional life and what goes on in your body?You betcha! Today's episode starts with me giving you some insights into the hows, whys, and benefits of creating uninterrupted time in your life frequently. Do you do that? Most people don't, so take this in. It can make a HUGE difference in your feeling of well-being!When you have difficulties--especially chronic stress and anxiety--from being raised by, living with, or leaving […]

  • How to Create the Intimacy You Crave Without the Fear GUEST: Allana Pratt
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on November 27, 2018 at 7:09 PM

    In today's episode, I'm talking about what it takes to get past the fear of intimacy that a past relationship has taught you. It happens so often, doesn't it?You fall in love, and really trust someone. You are tell them your secrets, and share your vulnerabilities. You so want to have that one person you can share life with, warts and all. You want to believe you are safe.Sometimes, you are safe, and it all works beautifully. It deepens, grows, and enriches over your time together.Then, […]

  • Great Relationships Require Trust. How Can You Build & Rebuild it? GUEST: Scott Schilling
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on November 13, 2018 at 10:04 PM

    In today's episode, I'm talking about what you really need to have if you want a great relationship. If you have the ingredients, you can put them into the relationship. If you're missing them within yourself, and you go looking for them in another, you won't be able to have the relationship you know you want. You've heard me say many times that you cannot give a gift you do not have. That applies to relationships, too. What you put into it is so important.How have your past relationships […]

  • Speaking Up! Escaping Domestic Abuse: What It Takes & Why It Takes So Long GUEST: Mickie Zada
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on November 7, 2018 at 1:59 AM

    In today's episode, I give you some new perspectives--and effective words to say--when people treat you in ways you do not appreciate. For many listeners, "ways I do not appreciate" usually come from one particular person, a #Hijackal®. Whether that is true for you or not, you want to feel and be confident that you can trust yourself to speak up when someone says something rude, wrong, or abusive, without concern that you will turn into a blaming, shaming, or abusive person yourself. […]

  • What About Mediation? And, Debunking Divorce As Failing or Not Good For the Kids GUEST: Anthony Diaz
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on October 31, 2018 at 1:52 AM

    In today's episode, I give you five solid reasons why mediation is a good choice...and, why it may not work well with a #Hijackal! There are several important things to know about mediation. Some folks don't know about them, and I wanted to be sure you did. It's important when deciding how to proceed to resolve differences in partnerships of any kind, and relationships of all kinds.I've mediated in workplace settings, in primary family relationships, with estranged sisters in two parts of […]

  • Finding Yourself Again After Trauma, Grief & Loss GUEST: Dr. Sherry Cormier
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on October 24, 2018 at 3:27 AM

    In today's episode, I talk about steps you can take to manage the pain of trauma or loss. You've experienced these things, no matter when in your life they occurred. Until you work them through, they will interfere with your health and the health of your current relationships, as well as with your perspective on life.You don't want to be carrying past issues into current relationships. That's often a primary cause of marriages not working: partners bring the pains of previous […]

  • Believe Behavior! Why Narcissists Exploit & Laugh at Your Vulnerabilities GUEST - Kim Saeed
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on October 16, 2018 at 7:23 PM

    In today's episode, I talk about something that is SO important to keep top of mind. Too many people readily believe the words a person speaks, even when their behavior is screaming the opposite. Why do they do that? Why do you? It's an interesting, though detrimental, habit.Yes, it's a habit, one that you learned as a child. Today, I give you some very good reasons why it is not serving you--or your relationships--well, and what to replace it with. This can change EVERYTHING in the way […]

  • Are You Spiritually-Minded? What About Intuition? GUEST - Terry Wildemann
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on October 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM

    In today's episode, DR. RHOBERTA SHALER asks: "Are you spiritually-minded?" Being spiritually-minded is not simply having an interest in spiritual things. It's much more than that.Are you basing your thinking on the spiritual principles you hold dear? That's the real question.What about the mind? Your mind? Can you point to it? Can it be surgically isolated? Even though you cannot indicate its physical whereabouts, you do understand that you have a mind, or, more precisely, that you […]

  • The Impact of Emotional Abuse on Children and The Adults They Become. GUEST: Dr. Jonice Webb
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on October 3, 2018 at 4:57 AM

    EMOTIONAL SAVVY: The Relationship Help Showwith Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help DoctorUNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE AND NEGLECT ON CHILDREN...AND ON THE ADULTS THEY BECOME.GUEST: DR. JONICE WEBB, Author of the first book written on Childhood Emotional Neglect ( CEN )In today's episode, DR. RHOBERTA SHALER asks: "Do you recognize what emotional abuse of children is? It's much more than you might think."Abuse is any behavior that is designed to control or dominate […]

  • Go for the Gold. Be a Leader in Your Own Life. GUEST: Lisa Marie Platske
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on September 26, 2018 at 12:14 AM

    EMOTIONAL SAVVY: The Relationship Help Showwith Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help DoctorGO FOR THE GOLD. BE A LEADER IN YOUR OWN LIFEGUEST: LISA MARIE PLATSKE, AWARD-WINNING LEADERSHIP EXPERTDR. RHOBERTA SHALER: Four Important Principles To Achieve the Results You Want Today, I'm sharing four important--actually essential--principles to grow your business, increase your effectiveness, and create relationships you most want. Tall order...and, these work!You've heard that "attitude […]

  • Relieving the Mess of Chronic Stress in Toxic Relationships GUEST: Dr. Ganz Ferrance
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on September 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM

    In today's episode, DR. RHOBERTA SHALER talks about 'Clearing Your Head When Chronic Stress and Anxiety Have Clouded Your Thinking.'Much research has been done that shows the effects of chronic stress coupled with chronic anxiety. When you're in a troubling or toxic relationship, you have that combination of stress and anxiety. It has been shown to lead to chronic illness, and seems very likely to produce inflammation and autoimmune issues, particularly. Of course, each body is different, and […]

  • Got Energy Leaks? Procrastination? Denial? Resentment? Forgiveness? GUEST: Brenda Adelman
    by Rhoberta Shaler, PhD on August 29, 2018 at 9:38 PM

    EMOTIONAL SAVVY: The Relationship Help Showwith Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help DoctorStop Emotional Energy Leaks! What About Forgiveness?GUEST: Brenda Adelman, Acclaimed Actor. Author. Recipient of Hero of Forgiveness Award. ---------------------------------------------DR. RHOBERTA SHALER: Do You Have Unfinished Business from Emotional Energy Leaks? What are emotional energy leaks?procrastinationdenialresentmentsgrudgesunresolved relationship issuesfor a few! Which ones are […]