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Feb 23, 2021

034 - Betrayal & Sleep

Dr. Debi Silber is the founder of the Post Betrayal Transformation Institute and is a holistic psychologist, a health, mindset and personal development expert, the author of the #1 bestselling book: The Unshakable Woman: 4 Steps to Rebuilding Your Body, Mind and Life After a Life Crisis and her newest book: Trust Again: Overcoming Betrayal and Regaining Health, Confidence and Happiness. 

Her recent PhD study on how we experience betrayal made 3 groundbreaking discoveries that changes how long it takes to heal. In addition to being on FOX, CBS, The Dr. Oz Show, TEDx (twice) and more, she’s an award winning speaker, coach and author dedicated to helping people move past their betrayals as well as any other blocks preventing them from the health, work, finances, relationships, confidence and happiness they want most.

“Betrayal & Sleep”

  • Betrayal is something that almost everyone might resonate with in some way. It is such a unique niche. What brought Debi into this area of expertise?


  • What is betrayal? Why does it hurt, what does it impact, what does it create? 


  • This sounds like a powerful emotion that can potentially destroy sleep. What are some physical symptoms of betrayal, some emotional and mental symptoms?


  • What are the 5 stages from betrayal to breakthrough? 


  • What’s post betrayal syndrome and how would you know if you have it? What’s Post Betrayal Transformation and how is it different from post traumatic growth? How do we know if we haven’t healed from a betrayal?


  • To be able to sleep, you need to be able to trust and feel safe. How can you learn to trust again, in order to move beyond betrayal and restore sleep? What do we need to do to move forward and heal from a betrayal experience?


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Deepa is a Yoga therapist for over two decades and a Functional Nutritionist for five. She brings together her experience in therapeutic & transformational yoga and deep learning in nutrition based on the principles of functional medicine to her practice Phytothrive. The focus has been on merging together the deep science of the functional world with the deep symbolism of ancient wisdom. She has a masterful understanding of the human anatomy with cohesive understanding of physiology to offer what can be classified as true bio-individual mind, body & spirit nutrition. Having a son with a rare adrenal condition gave her a deep insight into the working of the adrenals and the stress response, as it relates to all health and sleep. 

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