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Let’s Talk About It with Janie Lacy

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Join America’s Favorite Psychotherapist as she talks about mental health, relationships and hot topics. Janie takes you on a journey as she unpacks and explores connection, meaning, and choices to our inner world so we can break free from toxic patterns and limiting beliefs to create our best self.


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Join America’s Favorite Psychotherapist as she talks about mental health, relationships and hot topics. Janie takes you on a journey as she unpacks and explores connection, meaning, and choices to our inner world so we can break free from toxic patterns and limiting beliefs to create our best self.




Encore: Breaking the Cycle of Toxic Relationships

Everyone ... and I mean ... EVERYONE, has ignored red flags. You’ve ignored that gut feeling and silenced your inner voice telling you to end that friendship, don't marry that person, love that family member from a distance, move away, stay home, etc. And it's okay ... You’re not weak or stupid... only human. While walking out your healing journey there will be trial and error; you won't get everything right. But you can learn from past mistakes and make better future decisions.


Encore: Courageous Love

A Couple's Guide To Conquering Betrayal


Baring It All

Barbara shares her captivating real life stories to give you hope . Her intrinsic drive that was born from a humble childhood and a teenage vow that she made to her brother with special needs. Her grit, humor and sense of purpose will inspire you to reframe the story of your own life and seek to find your own ”secret sauce” for living your best life.


Shattered Together: A Mother's Journey From Grief to Belief

In this episode, Let's Talk About It with Janie Lacy's guest Cathleen Elle discusses her journey from grief to belief. Cathleen has made it her life mission to help people who have experience sudden loss. She discusses her book Shattered Together which is the remarkable tale of how Elle chose to become whole by learning to heal through the pain of her son’s death. From finding meaning in life to finding forgiveness, Elle opens up about the hard-won lessons she’s learned on her...



We all have the desire to belong, to connect. And in the age of social media, making personal connections has been more challenging than ever. Millennials and Zoomers tend to have high anxiety at the thought of meeting new people and often fumble during in-person relationships. They struggle to connect, don’t know how to make friends, and subsequently flounder in workplace relationships. Sound familiar? But relationship expert and media personality Rachel DeAlto knows that it doesn’t have to...


Healing After A Break Up

Let's Be Honest, Breakups Suck. If doesn't matter if you were the one to end the relationship or if you were on the receiving end of the breakup, breakups often leave us feeling lost, alone, and confused. This episode will help you identify if you need or want to leave a relationship, how to navigate the breakup process, how to grieve and heal, and how to take what you learned in this relationship into this next stage of your life. Grief isn't linear and this is probably going to hurt worse...


Making Anger Work For You

You can choose anger. You have the power to express anger in healthy or unhealthy ways. Anger can help you grow or make you miserable. When you choose a healthy response to anger – you will discover how to put your anger to work for good!”


Healthy Intimacy for Couples

Intimacy in a relationship is a feeling of being close, and emotionally connected and supported. It means being able to share a whole range of thoughts, feelings and experiences that we have as human beings. It involves being open and talking through your thoughts and emotions, letting your guard down (being vulnerable), and showing someone else how you feel and what your hopes and dreams are. Dr. Janie Lacy shares tips on what you can do to start building the relationship of your dreams...


Healing Dysfunctional Family Patterns

Sadly, family problems tend to repeat themselves down through the generations. But the good news is that you can stop a hurtful cycle and be the one to help bring healing to your family. In this episode your host Dr. Janie Lacy discusses healing from dysfunctional family patterns.


Healing From Betrayal Trauma

Our special guest, Ashley Jameson shares her expertise and personal story of triumph and restoration. She has overcome betrayal and her own love and sex addiction. Ashley knows firsthand the power of walking with others through recovery. Ashley wants women who feel alone and stuck in their struggles to know they are not alone and there is hope. As the International Women’s Group Coordinator for Pure Desire, Ashley provides leadership and training to churches throughout the world.


Signs You Are In a Relationship With a Narcissist

Being in a relationship with a narcissist is not a pleasant experience. The negative impact ripples out to all areas of your life – from your ability to focus at work all the way through to affecting your emotional and physical health. The difficult part is knowing whether your partner really is a narcissist (or are they just overly confident); and the even trickier part – if you know they are a narcissist, what can you do about it? We go through the signs (also known as red flags) to...


What You Need To Know About Bullying

During this time, many are back in school or preparing to go back to school during a very different time in our history…besides the questions, do you like your teacher, what friends have you sat with at lunch, an important conversation many parents are also having is around bullying. When we consider whether a celebrity, an athlete, or the parent at the PTA meeting…many have had their own experiences with bullying. Today our special guest Sean James who is former two-sport college athlete...


Chasing Failure

Did you know that the one thing all successful people have in common is failure? They made films no one wanted to see. Wrote blogs no one wanted to read. Created music no one wanted to hear. But they kept going…all the way to success. Because only when we face defeat do we know what we can overcome. Only when we put aside excuses are we ready to try again. In Chasing Failure, our special guest Ryan Leak takes us on a journey to show how chasing failure may be your quickest way to success.


Failing Forward

In life, the question is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with your problems. If the possibility of failure were erased, what would you attempt to achieve? The essence of being human is imperfection. Know that you're going to make mistakes. The person who never makes a mistake takes their orders from one who does. Wake up and realize this: Failure is simply a price we pay to achieve success. Today our guest, Nikou Lohse who is Holistic Health Coach, Gut Health...


After Grief: The Process of Healing

Most of us have something in our past that’s a painful memory—a traumatic event, a heartbreak, years of bullying or rejection that still gets triggered. We hear how important it is to move on, forgive, let go, live in the present, but those words can often seem like cliches. If you’ve been hurt deeply enough, therapy and self-help practices alone may not completely free you from the tyranny of an old wound. True freedom requires the courage to embrace what happened to you and use it to...


Self-Care Matters

Do you find yourself bragging about how stressed you are? I can’t tell you how many times I hear “I’m so stressed!” in my personal and professional life. I hear it from the stay-at-home mom, the student, the doctor, and the administrator. We are literally obsessed with talking about how stressed we are. So obsessed, that these conversations have become almost competitive in nature. I discuss ways you can start taking care of yourself today.


Breakdown to Breakthough

Daily life in today’s world can be hectic. Overwhelm and exhaustion are on the rise as endless to-do lists pile higher and higher. Responsibilities in your career and family can cause you to spin out of control and lose sight of the things that keep you grounded, focused, and balanced. Even though you’re holding things together by a thread, you may continue to keep going until that doesn’t work anymore and eventually you breakdown. Today our guest Lauren Lavender is going to help you turn a...


Rise and Grind

Have you ever considered that changing the way you start your day…. could transform your life? Well today’s guest Glenn Lundy believes how you choose to start your mornings can be life changing.


Addicted to Love

I’m so sick of that same old love, feels like I’ve blown apart — I’m so sick of that same old love, the kind that breaks your heart,” are the words from the popular Selena Gomez song titled, “Same Old Love.” Have you ever considered your pattern in love relationships? Have your relationships left you feeling empty, angry and lonely over and over again? The painful reality is that many people find it difficult to stop to observe what they accept, tolerate and come into agreement with in their...


Exit Rich

Have you ever wondered why some businesses thrive while others take a nosedive, or why some entrepreneurs are successful when so many are not? Why do some businesses sell for maximum value, some sell for pennies on the dollar, and some don't sell at all? Today our special guest, Sharon Lechter is here to answer these questions.