Your Hope-Filled Perspective Podcast
Have you ever gone through an unanticipated difficult trial? Or, been given a medical diagnosis that turned life upside down? In this episode, I speak with my husband, Scott Bengtson, a 3-time cancer survivor, about how to maintain hope in the fight against cancer.
In this show, we talk about the pain of the friendship relationships that steal your joy. Specifically, toxic friends. Have you ever struggled with a friendship that has gone array? Perhaps you invested yourself fully into a friendship only to find out that the relationship was a bit one-sided, or perhaps even a toxic friendship? If so, then today is the perfect show for you.
Mary DeMuth helps us identify those toxic relationships and then points us to seven life-giving practices to help us receive and extend healthy friendships.
We have all experienced the loss of loved ones, and if you haven’t, you will, because death happens to all of us. If you have ever had a friend or loved one who is terminally ill or referred to hospice care at the end of their life, or wondered about hospice and what they do, then today is the perfect show for you.
If you’ve ever been in a caregiving role, whether it be for a child, spouse, sick parent or relative, you know how hard it can be to care for yourself as well. In this episode, I speak with Sarah Forgrave, author of the book, Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, about caregiver burnout, and how we can have hope as caregivers, despite the toll it can take.
Statistics suggest that 1 in 3 women will have an abortion, and all need to know there is hope for what they often experience as a post abortion syndrome. Join us as Jessica DeYoung shares her story surrounding her decision to have an abortion, as well as her experience with post-abortion syndrome.
If you or a loved one have endured an abortion, this episode is the perfect show for you for a hope-filled perspective.
In this episode, Dr. Lori Spohr and I, as neuropsychologists, discuss the advances in traumatic brain injury over the last 30 years, the biggest struggle for traumatic brain injury sufferers and their caregivers, how the TBI patient can still hold on to hope, and what they can do to help maintain good self-care in the recovery process.
We also discuss symptoms, a typical course of recovery, and how loved ones and family members might be able to assist with recovery to help optimize healing.
If you have been left fatherless, or have ever felt wounded by your earthly father, or felt that your relationship with your earthly father has potentially negatively impacted your relationship with your Heavenly Father, then this show is the perfect show for you. You don’t have to be fatherless to experience father wounds.
Join us as Lisa Burkhardt Worley shares her story of hope and healing from wounds that began when she was left fatherless at birth.
If you have lost a spouse and are now widowed, or you have a friend who is a new widow, then today is the perfect show for you. Lisa Appelo and I talk about what it’s like to become a widow or widower, how to help a grieving widow, and how to support a widow in such a trying time.
Let’s face it, parenting teens can be a trying time. We all want to know how to parent teenagers effectively. If you are a parent of teens, or even of young children who will become teens, and want to effectively guide them rather than managing them, today is the perfect show for you.
With summer on its way, you only have to check out at the grocery store to read story after story about how to achieve the perfect bikini body. Comparison is the thief of joy, so looking at those perfect models only serves to make us feel inferior, inadequate, and unworthy. In this episode, Heather Creekmore and I discuss the real root behind body image issues, and how to stop comparing yourself to others.