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...

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 49m. Bisher sind 52 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 18 hours 27 minutes


episode 51: Ep.51 Robert Hopcke: Synchronicity: Meaningful Coincidences, How to Spot and Use Them To Grow

Have you ever experienced a strange, inexplicable coincidence that left you feeling “like a grand, mysterious character in a story?” One that seemed to suggest a particular relationship was “meant to be”, or, on the flipside, that it was time to let go? ...



episode 50: Ep.50 Dr James Hollis: How to Be Resilient

For Andrew, it is the writings of Dr James Hollis, one of the world’s most eminent Jungian analysts, that have “sustained me through my dark times”. James Hollis' books also regularly help Andrew’s marital therapy clients to create change in their relati...



episode 49: Ep.49 Dr. Warren Farrell: The Boy Crisis: How to Help Your Son Flourish

According to Dr Warren Farrell, the world is facing a “boy crisis”. Suicide, ADHD and weak educational outcomes are among the problems boys and their parents face. Many bright boys are experiencing a “purpose void,” feeling alienated, withdrawn, and addi...



episode 48: Ep.48 Oliver Russell: How a Near Death Experience Changed My Life

Are you jogging along, not really noticing how time is passing? Avoiding the big questions by spending hours on distractions that don’t really add much to your life? For most of us, if we knew death were around the corner, we would most likely use our ti...



episode 47: Ep.47 Dr. Linda Berman: Seven Ways To Become Your Authentic Self

Have you been told “just be yourself”, only to feel confused about what exactly that means? This week Andrew discusses with Dr Linda Berman seven important starting points for finding your authentic self.  Linda Berman is a writer, artist and retired psy...



episode 46: Ep.46 Fran Bushe: How I Stopped Thinking My Body Was Broken (and Dealt With Vaginismus)

Half of all women have experienced pain during sex. Yet the subject remains taboo, and help and understanding from the medical profession can be very hard to find.  In this week’s episode Fran Bushe, author of My Broken Vagina, shares her funny, moving q...


 2021-08-23  58m

episode 45: Ep.45 Kate Daigle: Have a Heathier Relationship with Food

Diet culture is everywhere: it’s impossible to avoid exposure to “clean eating”, fat phobia and the thin ideal. Yet as Kate Daigle tells Andrew this week, it’s not possible to live a meaningful life whilst being fully immersed in diet culture. These are ...


 2021-08-16  48m

episode 44: Ep.44 Pippa Evans: Harnessing the Power of Yes and No

We spend a lot of time feeling very serious about seeking meaning in our lives; but is it possible that the secret lies in making the search more fun? Can we say a creative, mutually affirming “yes” more often? And when do we need a self-protective “no”?...


 2021-08-09  49m

episode 43: Ep.43 Eddie and Teri Capparucci: Betrayal & Sex Addiction - The Road to Recovery Runs Through Your Childhood

Men with sex or pornography addictions and problematic sexual behaviours need support to find the root of their pain. Eddie Capparucci helps these men find and listen to their inner child, and to figure out why that child is creating pain and upheaval in...


 2021-08-02  57m

episode 42: Ep.42 Giles Paley-Phillips: How To Pick Yourself Up When Things Go Wrong

The hard truth is that if you don’t allow yourself to fail, you won’t live a full life. Giles Paley-Phillips sees failure as a fascinating moment of opportunity. Failure offers the chance to take stock, re-evaluate, dust yourself down and give things ano...


 2021-07-26  45m