As a board certified clinical neuropsychologist, I can say with a fair degree of confidence that probably everyone can relate to experiencing shame and disappointment. We’ve all had high hopes and expectations that didn’t turn out the way we wanted, and we’ve all experienced shame over what we’ve done or said, or failed to do, or because we haven’t met our own or others’ expectations for us. In this episode, I talk with guest counselor and coach Tina Yeager about hope for overcoming discouragement or shame.
Are you comparing yourself to the “me” you want to be? Trying to be the mom, wife, and woman you wish you could be? It’s not always comparison with others that traps us. How do you release that “ideal” me to experience freedom in Christ? Heather Creekmore shares with us in today’s post.
In this episode, Heather Creekmore and I talk about how to stop comparing yourself to others. A comparison-free life leads to joy, peace, and rest. Heather helps us understand how “the life of comparison is the old nature, not our new nature,” and then helps us see how living comparison-free lets us rest in the joy that is ready for our pursuing. If you’ve struggled with comparison, and constantly trying to be better (and who of us hasn’t?), you’re in the right place.
To tell a girl she is beautiful or worthy isn’t enough. She’s got to believe it deep down in her bones. The identity of a girl with self-image issues is based on a lie. But we can break the grip of those lies. Read more for one thing a girl with self-image issues must do to find help, hope, and healing.
In today’s podcast, former international model, Jennifer Strickland, tells how she turned her back on modeling at the height of her career and never looked back after she found something far more precious and life-giving than a life of anorexia, bulimia, and constant striving for the perfect body.