Kristina Kuzmic: Navigating Mental Health & Family Dynamics

Season #3

Mental health doesn't affect one person, it impacts an entire family. The hardest part? It impacts everyone differently at different times.  Kristina Kuzmic is an author, speaker, and social media personality known for her relatable and humorous take on parenting and life challenges. Her new book, "I Can Fix This: And Other Lies I Told Myself While Parenting My Struggling Child," offers deep insights into her personal and parenting journey.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The importance of mental health and personal well-being.
  • Strategies for overcoming cultural conditioning and making positive changes.
  • The power of accepting and navigating uncertainty.
  • Insights into managing family dynamics and relationships.
  • How to maintain and improve marital relationships through tough periods


  • 02:00 - 10:00: Kristina's background and childhood in Croatia, leaving during the war.
  • 10:00 - 20:00: Adjusting to a new culture and dealing with anxiety
  • 20:00 - 30:00: Parenting, mental health stigma, family dynamics
  • 30:00 - 40:00: Marriage challenges and rebuilding through communication
  • 40:00 - 50:00: Resilience, authenticity, and connection in relationships
  • 50:00 - End: Final thoughts and wrap-up

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