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Posts in the ‘Community Care’ category

Practical & Fun Christmas Steps

As a follow up to our latest episode on The Bearing Life® podcast, I’ve put together Practical & Fun Christmas Steps to Put the Holly Jolly in Your Season. Join me and let’s walk through ways we can accomplish basic tasks, meet deadlines, and put fun plans in place–with flexibility, of course! Thinking ahead of time […]

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Defining Steps to Manage Anxiety

During this uncertain and sometimes frustrating period of time, we can allow anxiety to settle and even control us. On The Bearing Life® Podcast my guest, Dr. Les Carter, shared practices we can use to gently manage our anxiety and take defining steps through difficult seasons in order to reduce anger, depression, and domestic abuse. […]

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Coming to Terms with Anxiety

In the last few months, I’ve heard life reality stories of worry, stress, and grief both online and through friends’ firsthand accounts. In normal circumstances, each of us walks through varying seasons of worry throughout our lives. This year has such a multitude of issues that it can overwhelm even the most optimistic and hope-filled […]

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Defining Steps in Life Work and Calling

Rebecca Jowers, my guest this week on The Bearing Life™, serves as the executive director of Poiema Foundation, an organization that educates the public and raises awareness to prevent conditions that foster sex trafficking and other methods of exploitation. Rebecca’s passion for rescuing women and children from sexual abuse and exploitation developed over time and […]

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An Introduction to Poiema Foundation

Several years ago, I sat in seminary chapel listening to a ministry leader talk about rescuing young girls from sex trafficking. I left that chapel stunned by what I’d heard. A couple of years later I sat at breakfast with a ministry founder who passionately searched for young girls who needed to be saved from […]

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Steps Men Can Take Through the Realities of Infertility

In this episode of The Bearing Life Podcast, I talked with my friends, Tony and Scott, about their walks through infertility. Tony and Scott each had different experiences, and while no couples’ story is the same, they explain steps men can take to process through the realities of infertility. 6 Steps Men can Take to […]

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How to Support Friends with Special Needs Children

Kristen’s love for her intellectually disabled son, Jason, shines through in the ways she cares for him. Over the years I have seen her fiercely advocate for him to live as full a life as possible and she commits to choose joy and positivity each day. But while Kristen and other parents of special needs […]

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Revisiting: Living with Depression

There is no doubt the stress and isolation of 2020 have affected thousands of people. Many experts believe we are entering a mental health epidemic as Americans battle symptoms of anxiety and depression. Back in July, we were only just realizing the pressures many were facing. Months later, the statistics don’t seem to be improving. […]

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