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#37 Self-Care

So much of our society is trying to sell us on the idea that self-care involves spending a lot of money at the nail or lash salon, or at the spa.  But self care goes a lot deeper than indulging ourselves.  Self-care really isn’t always a lot of fun, it Read more…

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#35 Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is a topic that is constantly being covered in women’s and parenting magazines. We hear about how our self-esteem impacts our choices for both good and for bad. And yet so much of the information about how to create a healthy self-esteem is focused on external changes, when what really needs to happen are internal changes that create more self-respect. Let’s chat about this today, shall we?

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#34 Self-Compassion

Sometimes it can seem so much easier to have compassion for others than it can be to have compassion for ourselves.  But self-compassion is a vital element in our having a life filled with peace, contentment, and happiness.  In this episode we are discussing what self-compassion is and how we Read more…

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#33 Forgiving Yourself

Forgiving ourselves for things we have done can be a pretty difficult challenge sometimes.  But learning to understand our life experience in the context of God’s Plan of Salvation can help us see how forgiving ourselves is not only part of our human process, but a necessary one if we Read more…

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#32 My Divorce Decision

Ugh.  Divorce.  What a topic.  But I frequently have people ask me about my divorce and how I came to the decision to file after 4 kids and 24 years of marriage.  And I know I sought similar  information from other women whom I admired before I made my decision. Read more…

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#31 Choosing Your Life

Do you remember the life you envisioned when you were a young 20? I do too.  And the circumstances I imagined back then are nothing like the life I’m living now.  But all is not lost!  When I come to realize that although I can’t choose the circumstances of the life Read more…

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#30 Processing Pain

Pain.  Definitely not one of our favorite things to feel, but it is an inevitable part of life.  Today we are discussing three ways we tend to want to deal with pain that are not helpful at all: avoiding, resisting, and reacting.  But, we’re also going to talk about how Read more…

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#29 Validation

Do you ever feel you would like a little more validation in your life?  But then we get it and it seems it’s never enough, we still don’t feel appreciated for all of our sacrifices and efforts.  Today we are talking about external validation versus internal validation.  Real purpose in Read more…

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#28 How to Coach Yourself

So today we go into detail about how to coach yourself.  We will discover how to decide what the circumstance is, and what your thoughts are.  Then we’ll discuss how to fill out the thought model to come to an awareness of how your thoughts impact and create your feelings, Read more…