With everyone in panic mode, peace seems like a forgotten commodity. We search for peace in so many things other than God. One of the biggest things we turn to is food. We find ourselves eating outside of the boundaries we’ve set for ourselves. We find ourselves stress eating.
In this episode, I talk about four things that will help you get back on track or stay on track with your healthy lifestyle change plan.
This week on the podcast, I’m chatting with Barb Raveling all the way from Montana. We visit a lot of topics during our conversation, but the thing Barb is well known for is the concept of truth journaling. She teaches this as well as uses it to help people who want to lose weight renew their mind with truth instead of lies. She began using truth journaling as a way to help her get rid of anger, frustration and annoyance. It is a way to help us see what lies we believe and replace those lies with the truth. “After I was successful with overcoming annoyance,” she said, “I began to use truth journaling to gain control over my weight.
Even God rested on the seventh day, so what makes you think you can get by without doing the same? The minute I heard those words I was convicted down to my toes. Indeed if the almighty God of the universe saw the necessity to rest what makes me think I can work seven days a week.
“Even God rested on the seventh day. So what makes you think you can get by without doing the same?” The minute I heard the speaker say that I was convicted down to my toes. Indeed, if almighty God, the maker of heaven and earth, saw that it was important to rest what...
In the midst of the hustle and bustle of our lives God wants to tap into who He is. It doesn’t take a lot of time and it isn’t about reading devotionals or Bible studies or giving Him our endless prayer lists. It’s about getting to know Him.
People pleasers fall into the trap of thinking that they need to take care of others before taking care of themselves. This flows out of a well-meaning, but jaded way of looking at how we are to live the Christian life. The Great Commandment actually tells us to love and take care of our mental, emotional and physical self first so that we can love both God and others. We have to take care of our passions, our thoughts and our energy so we can love God with all that we are. Only then can we love others as we love ourselves.
Do you have a relationship with sugar? If so what kind of relationship do you have? I asked a coaching client that question several years ago and she told me she had a codependent relationship with sugar and carbs. She laughed when she said it. But it’s really not...
Do you feel like you’ll die if you have to stop eating sugar? I had a co-dependent relationship. That means I had an excessive emotional and psychological reliance on my partner, which was sugar. It was this relationship that became an addiction.
On Valentine’s Day more than half of the consumers in the United States will spend a total of $1.8 billion on one thing. Know what it is? It’s something I never buy any more for anyone and something no one ever buys for me any more because they know it goes straight...
When we don’t follow what God shows us to do, even if it is just in one area, we are a rebel. Of course I didn’t see myself that way. It would take some inner healing work to even find the lies I believed that were holding me back from trusting God completely.