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Fix Yourself First with Dr. Kristie

Author: Kristie Overstreet

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Dr. Kristie Overstreet brings her skills as a clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, and certified sex therapist, to help you improve your relationship with yourself and others. Her goal as a real-world relationship expert is to help you focus on self-change versus waiting for others to change. Every episode is like having a therapist and best friend to help you create the relationships you deserve.
124 Episodes
Have you ever been stuck in a constant conflict cycle? Where the same issue keeps getting brought up and no matter what you do, you can't get unstuck. In this episode, I'll share with you:- My personal experience with an unhealthy relationship and being stuck in conflict- Defining the Constant Conflict Cycle- Identifying the signs of a cycle- 3 Types of arguments that fuel that Constant Conflict Cycle- How to get out of or stop a Constant Conflict CycleDon't miss this episode!
If you're like me, you've heard a ton of myths and false facts about sex when it comes to relationships. In this episode, I'm sharing with you the 5 myths that you may still be believing about sex that are negatively affecting you and your relationships. From desire differences to defining sex, you'll learn the truth about these myths which will help you improve your relationships.
Do you know your communication style? Ready to find out how it affects your relationships? In this episode, you'll learn about the four different communication styles, which one you relate to, and how it affects your relationships. From communication to boundaries, you don't want to miss this one.
Thinking about ending your relationship or can't decide if you need to stay or go? Deciding on the fate of your relationship is stressful and filled with uncertainty. Are you making the right or wrong decision?In this episode, I'm sharing 3 exercises you can do to help you navigate your decision. These will help you feel more confident in your decision, as well as help you think about what's possible for your future, with or without your partner.You're not going to want to miss this one!
Have you ever wanted to figure out and resolve the REAL issue in your relationship? If you think it's an issue with communication or sex, you'll be surprised to see that these aren't the root of the problem.In this episode, I'll help you look past what's on the surface and focus on the root of the problem, which is trust. I'll give you my framework for how you can improve trust in your relationship today.
What if at the age of 25 your entire life turned upside down with just one doctor visit? From great health to a cancer diagnosis, Justin Birckbichler was diagnosed with Stage II testicular cancer. Now in remission, he is committed to getting the ball rolling on raising awareness of men’s health and testicular cancer through his website "A Ballsy Sense of Tumor.” Though he no longer has the pair he was born with, his new favorite pairing is humor and education.In this episode we discuss:- his journey into remission- his TEDx talk - the importance of self-checks and early detection- shame and stigma associated with men's health- how his life has changed for the better and much more
How connected are you to your sexual self? How do you show up with yourself in others when it comes to intimacy? In this episode, I'm sharing with you the Do's and Don'ts for a healthy sexual self. You deserve pleasure, connection, and safety when it comes to intimacy, so follow these do's and don'ts in order to improve your sexual self.
If you keep waiting on someone to give you'll be waiting forever. Here's the one can give you the permission to do what you need to do for you...except you.Today's episode will help you identify what you need to give yourself permission to do in each of the six areas of your life.From letting go of fairy tales, to stop making excuses for those around you, this episode will challenge you to identify the permission you're looking for.
From sexed to safe sex, and the truth about why it’s difficult to talk to our physicians about our sexual health… we’re covering it all with rock star OB/GYN Dr. Heather Irobunda. In this week’s episode we discuss:- Dr. Heather’s journey to college, to the army, and to being a social media star who isn’t afraid to have the hard conversations- why it’s tough for parents to talk to their kids about sex- why it’s hard for us to talk with our providers about our sexual health- what STIs are on the rise- safe sex practices for all bodies- the importance of inclusive language, regardless of your identity- fertility for all bodies- the need for education and advocacy around health equityDon’t miss this important conversation. Listen today.
Have you ever wanted to write a book? Whether you want to share your life journey or write about a topic you're passionate about, don't miss this episode with Janine Hernandez.We're discussing:- why she became an author- her passion to help others share their stories- how to start writing your book- our love of reading- how to overcome blocks to getting started
What are you hungry for...really hungry for? In this week's episode, with Dr. Adrienne Youdim, we're talking about her mission to transform the weight loss narrative to one that is both empowering and compassionate, inspiring people to live more physically and emotionally fulfilling lives. We discuss all of the areas of our lives that may be unfulfilled and the need to explore these to find out what we're really hungry for. Her new book is Hungry for More: Stories and Science to Inspire Weight Loss from the Inside Out. She also hosts the Health Bite podcast. Don't miss our conversation of how you can get started today figuring out what you're really hungry for.
Do you ever feel not good enough? In this week's Hot Take episode, I'm sharing the way to start realizing your worth and just how good you are. From your uniqueness as your superpower to empowering yourself through choice, don't miss this episode.
If you ever feel disconnected during sex or struggle to connect with pleasure, don't miss this week's episode with Dr. Rachel Allyn. Her specialty areas are at the intersection of body-centered psychotherapy and relationship and intimacy health. Dr. Allyn's ultimate message for you is to find your own path and purpose in this often challenging world. In this episode, we discuss the mind-body connection, the struggle with pleasure acceptance, and ways to reconnect with your body. You deserve to experience pleasure and to get your needs met, so don't miss this episode!
Do the people in your life align with your values, or are they opposite of what you value? In today's Hot Take episode of the FYF podcast, I'm taking on your values. I'm sharing with you the reason your values are important and how you can use them to help you have healthier relationships. Don't miss the homework assignment at the end to compare your values with your relationships. Check out this episode today!
Ready to deal with burnout, better manage your energy, and change the unhealthy habits in your life? If you're ready for a change, this episode is for you. I'm chatting with Anya Perry, an optimal performance coach who helps people make permanent changes for a better life. From mental health, boundaries, and energy management, we discuss what leads to making the much needed changes we desire in our life and relationships. Don't miss this episode.
If you're tired of hearing, "I'm sorry," and the behavior keeps repeating itself, then you've got a pattern, not a mistake. In this week's Hot Take episode of FYF, I'm sharing how to get trust back in your relationship by focusing on your ACTIONS, more than your words.
If you've ever felt stuck in a toxic, unhealthy cycle, then this episode is for you. I'm chatting with Jenny Schatzle, author of Breaking the Cycle. From self-sabotage, lack of boundaries, making excuses for ourselves, and how we can get out of our own way, we discuss what it takes to truly build the life you deserve.
If you've ever been cheated on or were the one doing the treating, don't miss this hot take episode. I'm sharing my go-to tips on how to heal after infidelity if you want to repair the relationship. You'll learn the two things that have to be done in order to heal trust and move forward as well as the three questions you need to consider. Don't miss this episode in order to move forward with your growth.
Why is it hard for men to talk about sexual health, dysfunction, and difficulty with pleasure? Society doesn't give a healthy or open space for men who struggle with performance anxiety or erectile dysfunction, but here at FYF we're taking on the conversation. In this episode with Martin Fretwell, we discuss his journey with mental health, sexual health, and pleasure as well as why it's so difficult to have this conversation in men's spaces. Don't miss our discussion on all things about men's sexual health.
Do you need an expectations reality check? You and your relationships deserve better, so let's get your expectations in check. In this Hot Take episode, we're exploring:- how our expectations develop- differences in unrealistic versus realistic expectations- the role of perfectionism- tips on how to be less rigid and more flexible with your expectations of self and others
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