Validation can be so crucial and extremely clarifying. Sometimes a conflict
can be avoided by simply validating what your spouse has said.
Sorrow for what can never be does not diminish the joy of what you have been given.
It would be wise for us to follow the example of David, who was in the habit of talking to his own soul.
In this episode of The Joy of Motherhood Carol tells us three healthy emotional habits for Moms in the trenches of life! And as always, she also takes time to answer a tough question from a listener.
When we validate our mate’s feelings, it often averts a conflict or, at the very least, deescalates it.
Gaining a relational grasp of the impact of our anxiety on others is a useful thing to do.
Episode #15 – What are triggers, why do we get triggered, & do we use unhealthy things to medicate unpleasant emotions? It gets real on the podcast as Justin & Meredith divulge their own unhealthy cycles and patterns of triggers & medicators.
Episode #14 – What are triggers, why do we get triggered, & do we use unhealthy things to medicate unpleasant emotions? It gets real on the podcast as Justin & Meredith divulge their own unhealthy cycles and patterns of triggers & medicators.
Episode 81 – This month we are doing an overhaul on our health – from physical health last week to the key to emotional health this week. Listen in as Denise Pass and Suzie Eller discuss the secret to emotional health.
The exhausted empath must learn time and again that they stand in the gap.
It’s okay to be honest about how you feel during the holidays. Just ask Mr. Rogers…and Jesus.
We’ve felt that familiar pain of erratic emotions dictating to us how we are going to feel about life. And these feelings are powerful.
In fact, we all were made in God’s image, so because God can feel anger, so can we. If God can feel hurt, despair, jealousy, then so can we.
Episode #80 – What can we do when our emotions threaten to take us out or drag us down? While it isn’t easy, we have the option of asking God to stir up our faith to triumph over our feelings.
He is reminding all of Christendom in the epochs yet to come that the Lord is lovingly attentive to those who are enduring unimaginable pain.
What good does it do if we only love those who love us in return? Even evildoers can love other evildoers. Where is the righteousness in that? Where is the reward?
Ever noticed how joy can feel elusive? We want it… but often feel that it is just beyond our grasp because of life circumstances.
Join the founder of Dad Hackers with the founder of Dad in the Trenches. In this episode, the two discuss the importance of Scripture, the effects of pride, and the need for repentance.
Episode #5 – The guys start by asking the question “What does God think of emotions?”, and then continue discussing whether withholding negative emotions to protect your spouse is helpful.
I was unmotivated to attend church, and I wasn’t as on fire for God as I used to be. I was just spending my days waiting to wake up the next morning and do it all over again. I needed to figure out how I got here.
Just like we put up boundaries in dating to protect the sanctity of sex, we must be intentional with setting parameters around the heart.
Nothing ever gets healed fully unless we go down to the root and pull the entire plant up. We can trim the branches or even saw it down to a stump, but if the roots are still there, it hasn’t left us for good. True healing comes from deep vulnerability.
I was floored, and I was humbled. My emotions had been such a burden to me my entire life, but now I knew that they served a purpose larger than I had ever dared to realize.