The Meaningful Life with Andrew G. Marshall

Hello, I am a marital therapist, communications trainer and author. I have thirty-five years helping couples and individuals make better relationships. I have written twenty-plus self-help books which include the international best-sellers ‘I love you but I’m not in love with you’ and ‘How can I ever trust you again?’ My books have been translated into twenty languages. I trained with RELATE the UK’s largest counselling charity. Perhaps it has been turning sixty but I have become interested in spiritual as well as psychological questions. Who am I? What are my values – as opposed to my parents, my teachers and the wider society? What makes my life meaningful? What do I believe about life, the universe and everything? Although my clients might come to me because of destructive arguments, falling out of love and infidelity, they are also interested in having more meaningful relationships and a more meaningful life. So what is the meaningful life? Why do we so easily lose our way and get lost in depression, anxiety, doubt, addictions and obsessions: the swamplands of the soul? One thing I know for sure is that there is not one answer...

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 49m. Bisher sind 28 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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episode 27: Ep.27 Philippa Perry - What You Wish Your Parents Knew and What Your Children Hope You Learn


Parents like to feel they are independent individuals making their own decisions, but in reality parenting is hugely influenced by our own experiences of childhood. In this episode, Andrew and Philippa talk about how we are “links in a chain", and why i...


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episode 26: Ep26. Michael & Christy - Facing Infertility and finally celebrating the birth of our baby


As well as producing weekly episodes of The Meaningful Life, our podcast engineer Michael Dooney is a brand new dad. This week, Michael and his wife Christy talk to Andrew about their life-changing and at times traumatic journey to parenthood.  Michael a...


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episode 25: Ep25. Lisa Marchiano - Being a Mother: A journey of self-discovery


It isn’t hard as a parent to find advice on breastfeeding, your child’s education or managing their behaviour. What’s rarer is insight into how the parenting journey changes us as a person. Yet, becoming a mother is a unique opportunity for self-realisat...


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episode 24: Ep24. Angus Barge - Getting it up: What every man and woman needs to know


The relationship between a man and his penis is rarely discussed except as a joke. Men don’t often talk to each other about erection issues, and women are left in the dark. Angus Barge took the plunge and spoke to his cousin about the problems he was hav...


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episode 23: Ep23. Terry Gaspard - Daughters of Divorce: the long-term impact of a marital breakdown


Our parents’ divorce can have so many ramifications, some of which don’t become apparent until well into adulthood. How do we face up to and understand the unprocessed pain of divorce? How do we build more successful relationships of our own? Terry Gaspa...


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 2021-03-15  46m
 
 

episode 22: Ep.22 Tom Vanderbilt - The Beginners Mind: How to get out of a rut


When did you last learn to do something totally and utterly new? Tom Vanderbilt, author of Beginners: the Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning, was awestruck by his young daughter’s insatiable need to know how to do almost everything. He was...


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 2021-03-08  42m
 
 

episode 21: Ep21. Philip Carr-Gomm - Stop Living the Provisional Life and Start Creating an Authentic One.


Are you living a life you really believe in, or are you filling in time until your “real life” begins? Are you waiting on marriage, a better job, a new exercise regime or a beautiful house to create an authentic life?  Humans do need to have goals and pl...


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 2021-03-01  49m
 
 

episode 20: Ep20. Fenella Hansen - Dealing with Trauma


Fenella Hansen brings her own life experiences of grief, loss, mental health and trauma to her counselling work. After losing her mother to cancer, she made a dramatic career change from IT into counselling, and has since worked extensively with survivor...


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 2021-02-22  53m
 
 

episode 19: Ep19. Caroline Madden - Infidelity: How to Rebuild Trust


We all think of infidelity as something that happens to someone else. When betrayal enters our own safe universe, it comes as a terrible shock. Many couples confronting infidelity end up re-examining just about everything in their lives: not just their m...


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 2021-02-15  51m
 
 

episode 18: Ep18. Dena Justice - Why Women Burn Out and How to Recover


Dena Justice’s lifelong interest in mentoring and coaching began at age seven, when she took her first social-emotional training program. At 15, she taught her first personal development course. She has undertaken years of training in conflict management...


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 2021-02-08  50m
 
 
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