PODCAST & BLOG

PODCAST & BLOG


We're diving into the world of neediness this week with Mara Glatzel! Let’s face it: the word “needy” often gets a bad rap, conjuring up feelings of discomfort. But guess what? Everyone has needs! Mara is here to encourage us to embrace our neediness in a compassionate environment. As a coach, podcast host, and the author of Needy: How to Advocate for Your Needs and Claim Your Sovereignty, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.

In this episode, you'll discover why many women feel uneasy about their neediness and how self-care isn’t just a spa day. Mara shares her personal journey from being a “control freak” and perfectionist to reclaiming her space and sovereignty. Plus, she answers the pivotal question: “What has been your journey to taking up space in your life?” Get ready for a conversation that’s as enlightening as it is empowering!

You’ll hear:

  • Why women may feel uncomfortable with their neediness (9:09)
  • The difference between the self-care we are sold and the self-care we need (13:59)
  • Self-trust: how to know if you trust yourself and how to practice self-trust daily (17:47)
  • Mara shares her journey as a recovery control freak and perfectionist and what it means to her (24:30)
  • Mara answers, “What has been your journey to taking up space in your life?” (34:21)

Resources:
Private Coaching with Andrea 
Mara’s website
Mara’s book, Needy
What Do You Need Right Now? Quiz

Book recommendations: You know how I love a good personal development book, right? I’ve compiled a list of book recommendations, as mentioned in past episodes. Check out these amazing book recommendations here. Happy reading! 

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Mara Glatzel (she/her) is a coach, podcast host, and the author of Needy: How to Advocate for Your Needs and Claim Your Sovereignty. She teaches fellow needy humans to uncover the most vulnerable and true expressions of themselves, and learn how to deeply tend to their needs. Through her online programs, workshops, and retreats, Mara supports people to reclaim space for their own humanity and create ambitious lives filled with meaning, without abandoning themselves in the process. Find out more at MaraGlatzel.com