Emotional Health

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Escaping the Comparison Trap

Popular blogger Kay Wyma offers insights, encouragement and advice in a discussion based on her latest book, I'm Happy for You (Sort of ... Not Really): Finding Contentment in a Culture of Comparison.

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Craving Order

Tired of clutter? Author Rachel Randolph says a messy home can have a big impact on you and your relationships. Listen to the full program here.

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Don’t Quit Too Soon

What do you hope to achieve in your life?  Do you have career goals?  Relationship goals?  Whatever you’re after, this simple tip is key to everything: Don’t quit too soon.

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One Simple Question

If you’re a wife and mother who’s stressed out, one thing you can do to find some peace is ask yourself this question, “What do I need right now?”  It’s simple, but it’s important.

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Be a Listening, Seeing Person

Do you have a favorite movie that moves you to tears, or a song that sweeps you back to your childhood?  Ever wonder why that happens?  The answer can actually improve your relationships.

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Helping Your Husband Overcome Childhood Sexual Abuse (Part 2 of 2)

Authors Cecil Murphey and Gary Roe explain how they found emotional healing from childhood sexual abuse and how a wife can come alongside her husband who's experienced similar trauma to offer him love and support. (Part 2 of 2)

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Helping Your Husband Overcome Childhood Sexual Abuse (Part 1 of 2)

Authors Cecil Murphey and Gary Roe explain how they found emotional healing from childhood sexual abuse and how a wife can come alongside her husband who's experienced similar trauma to offer him love and support. (Part 1 of 2)

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Use Your Imagination

Everybody could use a little encouragement.  The great thing is it’s pretty easy to do.  All you need is a willing heart, and maybe a little imagination.

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Busyness

My guess is you’re busy.  Maybe too busy.  It’s a similar story for a lot of us.  We have trouble telling people “no.”  Or we convince ourselves we have free time because there’s a tiny blank spot on our calendar.  But deep inside we know we’re overcommitted.  The question is, why do we choose to stay that way?

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Happiness

Happiness is a core American value in many ways.  The phrase “pursuit of happiness” is even written into one of our nation’s most revered founding documents.  But I often wonder, do we really know what true happiness is?

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Nobody Owes Me

If you want to be successful, it all starts with the right mindset.  Don’t expect people to hand you things.  Think like an athlete.  Set a goal and work hard to achieve it.

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The Other Half

You can learn a lot from a motorcycle crash.  One of the most important lessons for me was how to heal fully, not just halfway.

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Having Fun Yet?

Do you make time for fun?  Some people think fun works against productivity.  But the truth is, to live as healthy and productive as possible, a little fun is essential.

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Moving Beyond Your Past

Did you have a rough childhood?  Whatever your story, we all face the same challenge: spend our lives blaming the people from our past, or take responsibility for our choices today.

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Healing Childhood Traumas (Part 2 of 2)

Stephanie Fast talks about her traumatic childhood and describes how her faith in Jesus Christ has helped her find healing from past emotional and physical abuse. (Part 2 of 2)




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Healing Childhood Traumas (Part 1 of 2)

Stephanie Fast talks about her traumatic childhood and describes how her faith in Jesus Christ has helped her find healing from past emotional and physical abuse. (Part 1 of 2)

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Ask for Help

How far will you go before you ask for help?

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Authenticity

It’s all too easy to pretend everything is fine and not share openly with friends about your struggles. Author Vicki Courtney shares what it’s like to be authentic. Listen to the full program here.

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Ninety Percent Rule

Someone once said, “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond.” I can tell you from experience, that ninety percent rule is not just a cliché.

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Working too Hard

Your kids care more about spending time with you than how perfect your house looks.  Kathi Lipp shares her personal story. Listen to the full program here.

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Ending the Pursuit of the Perfect Life (Part 2 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory encourage women to stop striving for perfectionism and to cling to the truth that God accepts them for who they are, not what they do. (Part 2 of 2)

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God and Perfectionism

God loves you for who you are, not for how well you perform. Cheri Gregory describes the difference between being driven by perfectionism and being led by God. Listen to the full program here.

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Perfectly Photoshopped Lives

With a few clicks of a mouse, skies brighten, teeth whiten, and imperfections disappear. Photo-shopped pictures are all over the place and they teach an important lesson on happiness when it comes to social media.

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Ending the Pursuit of the Perfect Life (Part 1 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory encourage women to stop striving for perfectionism and to cling to the truth that God accepts them for who they are, not what they do. (Part 1 of 2)

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