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How To Repair a Friendship with Grace to Move from Hurt to Healing – Episode 254

How To Repair a Friendship with Grace to Move from Hurt to Healing – Episode 254

Join me with Jessica Van Roekel for a deep dive into the often unspoken topic of broken friendships, even within Christian circles. We explore the reasons behind these fractures, such as lack of communication, pride, and misunderstandings, and discuss the importance of conflict resolution for growth. While some friendships may not be reconciled, we offer practical advice on repairing relationships through humility, self-reflection, and grace. Join us as we navigate the complexities of friendship dynamics and the healing process after a friendship ends.

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Depression: A Christian’s Guide to Navigating the Darkness – Episode 252

Depression: A Christian’s Guide to Navigating the Darkness – Episode 252

Join me with Alicia Michelle – Christian Mindset Coach for a candid discussion about my personal journey through depression as a Christian doctor. First, we unpacked the complexities of depression from personal, professional, and spiritual angles. Then, we addressed fundamental questions surrounding depression, such as its definition, the intersection of faith and mental health, barriers to self-recognition, and practical strategies for identification. You won’t want to miss this episode as we offer insights on depression from personal, professional and spiritual perspectives.

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How to Find Mental Rest and Calm Your Racing Thoughts – Episode 251

How to Find Mental Rest and Calm Your Racing Thoughts – Episode 251

Do you ever have difficulty calming your racing mind when life is stressful? Do you lay awake at night, unable to tame your thoughts so you can sleep? Join me with Alicia Michelle as we explore how giving yourself permission for mental rest can lead to a peaceful mind. Reduce stress now! Tune in and learn how to find mental rest and calm your racing thoughts.

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Breaking Free from Body Image Pain! – Episode 249

Breaking Free from Body Image Pain! – Episode 249

Dive into a candid conversation on our podcast about the deep-rooted pain in body image issues. Join me with Heather Creekmore of Compared to Who as we share personal stories, challenges, and effective coping strategies. If you’ve ever felt the sting of self-inflicted shame or the hurtful words of others, this episode is a must-listen!

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Navigating SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder: Unveiling Hope for a Brighter Tomorrow – Episode 247

Navigating SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder: Unveiling Hope for a Brighter Tomorrow – Episode 247

It’s a familiar scenario: the gifts are unwrapped, resolutions are set, decorations are stored away, and along with the arrival of bills, the post-holiday blues frequently make their entrance. Feelings of deflation, disappointment, and the burden of a few extra pounds become prevalent. Are you struggling to get back to your regular routine? Is winter sluggishness replacing your usual energy? Despite your efforts, is joy elusive in the aftermath of the holidays? Join me with Scott for a replay discussion about finding hope to overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD,) also known as the winter blues.

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Resolution Revolution: Rethinking New Year’s Goals – Episode 246

Resolution Revolution: Rethinking New Year’s Goals – Episode 246

If you have ever failed at accomplishing a New Year’s resolution and then felt bad about yourself, then this is the perfect episode for you. The New Year always seems to impose a “re-set,” if you will, on our lives, and often it brings with it the expectation of life-altering changes in the form of resolutions which days later have a tendency to usher in feelings of defeat and failure. But that doesn’t have to be. In this podcast episode, Scott and I discuss some healthy alternatives to the fateful New Year’s resolution.

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