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A better you helps us to become a better us. BJ Thompson, Jon "JP" Parker, and guests discuss relationships from a new and refreshing perspective. Listen in as they share personal experiences, how God transformed their worldviews.

Build A Better Us Podcas‪t‬ BJ Thompson and Jon Parker

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

A better you helps us to become a better us. BJ Thompson, Jon "JP" Parker, and guests discuss relationships from a new and refreshing perspective. Listen in as they share personal experiences, how God transformed their worldviews.

    Personal Freedom

    Personal Freedom

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Personal Freedom: How do you get personally free? Do you know who you are in this world? Understand who you are so you will understand where you are going; Personal bondage happens through Group Think, if you don’t have your own mind. You as an individual have to take time to figure out your life. So much of our freedom is bound in what other people think if you not careful. Being free is figuring out why you believe what you believe, research valid sites, read valid books. You will also find personal freedom when you stop worrying about what other people think. Know and own your full story to be personally free.  Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.
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    • 33 min
    Physical Freedom

    Physical Freedom

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Physical Freedom: How do you get physically free? Have you experienced physical bondage? Physical bondage happens when you assume muscle memory will take over if you have stopped working out your muscles. You will need to continue to work-out to have muscle memory. Physical transformation begins with the mind. Find out what foods are good for you and why catfish is one of man’s kryptonite.   Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.
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    • 28 min
    Overcoming Trauma

    Overcoming Trauma

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Overcoming Trauma: How do you know you have experienced trauma? If your life is full of trauma over a long period of time you will not recognize it because it’s the norm. Anxiousness, Restlessness Do you think it’s only you getting into a situation that things cause trauma? Are you trauma ignorant? do you know where it comes from? Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.
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    • 36 min
    Professional Freedom

    Professional Freedom

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Professional Freedom: What is your idea of freedom? Are you in professional bondage? Ignorance will keep you in bondage professionally; you will have to learn the art of negotiation when taking a six-figure job.  We are in career bondage because we are happy to go to work, we are okay with surviving and not thriving. You will develop a false sense of importance if are not aware of your worth. How do you get professionally free? Change you mindset to working for a company to working with them. Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.
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    • 37 min
    Finding Your Passion

    Finding Your Passion

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Procrastination: What is your passion in life? How do you re-discover your passion? If you are a mentor and you want to help someone; engage with individuals who are eager and ready to change the world for the good of mankind. You will need to take risk to grow your passion. Golden handcuffs will cause your passion to be depleted. Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.

    • 39 min
    Confidence Part 2

    Confidence Part 2

    In this episode, JP and BJ talk about Confidence Part 1: Do you need certain people around you to boost your confidence? Do you remember a confidence fail you have had in your life? We are not raised with confidence, we were made to go out and face our fears as a young person to build our confidence. Learn to go through a failure in life without thinking it’s the end of your life. Learn to engage with others with confidence; if you don’t know how to do something, ask someone. Go to school to learn to do it on your own.  Don’t be comfortable surrendering your will over to someone else. You could lose friends because you are more confident about yourself. Be careful with what you say about you, what you say about you will make or break you. Listen in as they share their experiences and tips on how to walk in your purpose.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

Taniasimone ,

So needed!!!

Listen these conversations btwn BJ and JP are straight 🔥...The only thing that frustrates me is that Apple wont let us be apart of the conversation thru comments on episodes. So much to unpack everytime!! Love yalls energy -keep em comin ✊🏾

KaeRevealed ,

Refreshing

It’s rare to hear black men discussing areas of life and well being in such a transparent manner that benefits everyone. Great to see how the podcast has grown.

Mercy Soul ,

Healing through Transparency

Mr. Parker’s willingness to continuously connect the topic with his own transparency even when it is obviously painful, uncomfortable and embarrassing makes each podcast much more personal and impactful. His healed wombs gives encouragement that mine can be healed one day also.

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