Processing Trauma

Any trauma you have experienced is worth discussing and processing. In this episode with Kat Nasseri, PT, DPT, WCS, we discuss how the body can be impacted by trauma we have experienced over our lifetime. Kat shares how to evaluate conflicts and how to identify trauma and process your emotions. Connect with Katlyn Nasseri, PT, […]

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The Kaleidoscope of Trauma & Stress

Kaleidoscopes fascinate me. How one slight turn transforms the internal pieces and parts into a variety of patterns and colors…kind of an organized, beautiful visual chaos. (I took this picture through the lens of a giant outdoor kaleidoscope at the Dallas Arboretum.) This week on The Bearing Life® Podcast we talk with Katlyn Nasseri about trauma. […]

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A New View Follow Up

Rappelling down the cliff with the ocean below gave the gift of exhilaration and fun. Climbing back up while clinging to the sheer face and trying to find just the right notches for feet and hands challenged the mind and body. Even with the assurance of the attached rope, the “what if” and “I can’t […]

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A New Season, A New View

Dr. Julie Shannon invites you to listen to the new season of The Bearing Life® Podcast. In this season you’ll hear a variety of guests speak about perseverance, pursuing dreams, and overcoming obstacles. It will be an inspiring and encouraging season! In addition, Julie shares about her move, a new hobby, life lessons, and how […]

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A New View

Welcome to the launch week of a new season of The Bearing Life® Podcast! Several months ago, I set out on a new adventure in a new city far from home. The seed for this journey was planted eight years ago and after many twists and turns, it finally sprouted. I watched God unfold events […]

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An Inspiring Read

When you hear a good friend quote the same book numerous times in a variety of settings over many months, you pay attention! My friend Connie kept giving out word gems from Jesus Over Everything by Lisa Whittle. I finally stopped and asked more about it one day. After a detailed conversation, I decided I […]

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What I’m Reading This Summer

When summer comes around, I think back on childhood activities (swimming, bike riding, climbing trees, horses, camp, and playing with friends). These memories always include the music and books that accompanied my child, youth, and teen summers. Reading proved such a large part of these memories: library events, bookmobiles that went around the neighborhood, the […]

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On Growing Roots

As I placed new herbs in a pot, I realized the irony of my recent attitude and the name of the soil I used to nurture the small plants. I’m a people person and place a high value on good friends, connections, community, and fellowship (don’t get me wrong, I also need times of solitude […]

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