39 episodes

Born of a passionate desire to transform her own personal battles into a platform for helping others, Rebecca Stewart’s Cheering Past Challenges Podcast promotes mental health and wellness for any who are struggling in personal hardships.  

Throughout the process of caring for her mother diagnosed with schizophrenia, and the journey that eventually birthed freedom out of despair, Rebecca developed a roadmap for dealing with trauma in her life.  Cheering Past Challenges Podcast focuses on the core values of Grace, Faith, Surrender, and Hope as tools to overcome life’s greatest difficulties.  

Whether you suffer from a mental health disorder, are struggling as a caregiver for someone else, or are trapped in your own trauma, this podcast is for you.  Follow each episode and begin reclaiming health and victory for yourself!

Cheering Past Challenges Rebecca Stewart

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Born of a passionate desire to transform her own personal battles into a platform for helping others, Rebecca Stewart’s Cheering Past Challenges Podcast promotes mental health and wellness for any who are struggling in personal hardships.  

Throughout the process of caring for her mother diagnosed with schizophrenia, and the journey that eventually birthed freedom out of despair, Rebecca developed a roadmap for dealing with trauma in her life.  Cheering Past Challenges Podcast focuses on the core values of Grace, Faith, Surrender, and Hope as tools to overcome life’s greatest difficulties.  

Whether you suffer from a mental health disorder, are struggling as a caregiver for someone else, or are trapped in your own trauma, this podcast is for you.  Follow each episode and begin reclaiming health and victory for yourself!

    Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts- Little Grief with Author Jess Kayhart

    Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts- Little Grief with Author Jess Kayhart

    Topics discussed today:
     
    Who is Jess Kayhart?
    What is little grief?
    Examples
    Why it’s less socially acceptable 
    It’s often dismissed by others and that makes us feel alone
    Then you have to figure out a way to be okay
    The Story of Job and how it relates
    Making space to figure out the emotion 
    How to find a place where you can talk about the little grief 
    Find people you trust
    Jennie Allen book “Find Your People”
    How to be kind to ourselves
    When you’re sad… do this one thing
     
    Jess Kayhart’s website
    Get Jess’s book
    Weight Lift at home Caroline Girvan
     

    • 35 min
    Nurturing Ourselves and Others During Sickness

    Nurturing Ourselves and Others During Sickness

    There's nothing like having a puking kid to make you feel out of control! Today's talk is about what to do when there is sickness in your house.
    Rebecca will talk you through it, step by step. Details include:
    Priorities during sickness  How to prevent sickness from spreading A few simple tips to get your household running  A reward at the end of the day for you! Specific prayers to pray over your loved ones when they are sick Thanks for listening! Below is a link to Flylady's crisis cleaning video:
    Crisis Cleaning
     

    • 18 min
    Havin' Fun While Cleaning Toilets- A book review on Mandy Arioto's Have More Fun Book

    Havin' Fun While Cleaning Toilets- A book review on Mandy Arioto's Have More Fun Book

    Today's podcast discusses:
    Who is Mandy Arioto? A review of her book Have More Fun How to get your mind ready for change How to incorporate more fun in your life and why Why we struggle with fun Fake fun vs healthy fun Ways Rebecca has incorporated fun in her life Check out Flylady on youtube for cleaning inspo Thanks for listening to the podcast! We'll be back next Thursday with another book review.
     
     

    • 18 min
    Hope for the Homeless

    Hope for the Homeless

    Host Rebecca Stewart shares stories from her childhood: poverty, low income housing, suicide, and overcoming hard times. 
    She shares scriptures that provide hope to the weary from the book of Job and the gospel of Matthew.
    If we all helped a little bit we would greatly impact the homeless population. The data shows over 54% of our homeless population in America have some sort of mental disorder. (RAND Institute)
    Please join Rebecca in fighting homelessness but simply subscribing to the podcast and leaving a review! Thank you, your contribution matters!
    Check out www.janetshouseofhope.org
     
     

    • 18 min
    How You Can Evolve As a Caregiver

    How You Can Evolve As a Caregiver

    Host Rebecca Stewart shares intimate details of taking care of her mother with Schizophrenia, the caregiver role, why it’s challenging, and ultimately what to do to have hope.
    Something new- Rebecca shares audio of her mother Elaine to show first hand the brain disease and what it is like.
     
    Other topics:
    How to be new in your caregiving
    How to put yourself first
    How to establish healthy boundaries
    A Guide for the Caregiver
    How to use scripture for your foundation 
    Psalm 10:14- God is the father of the fatherless 
    God sees our pain 
    How you can share your experience with others, your pain, and be a vessel for the Lord
    https://cheeringpastchallenges.com/ https://janetshouseofhope.org/  

    • 22 min
    Nourishing Your Soul with Life Coach Melissa Schultz

    Nourishing Your Soul with Life Coach Melissa Schultz

    Who is Melissa? Melissa Schultz is passionate about helping women break through harmful mindsets that keep them from operating in alignment with who God called them to be so they can operate at God's pace of peace.
    In addition to being the director of Women with Purpose, Melissa is a mentor and coach for those she works with in her ministry. She and her husband Matt celebrated 30 years of marriage this past year and are the proud parents to their 2 adult children and their spouses. She enjoys spending time with family, spoiling her grandchildren, glamping, bike riding, gardening, or anything on the water and she will jump at the chance to sit down and chat with you over a cup of coffee or tea. 
    Today's topic is on soul care. How do we take care and nourish our souls? What are the signs of a neglected soul? How can we move past it and into living at God's pace of peace?
    Check out Melissa's website at https://melissaschultzministries.com/
    Cheering Past Challenges is a podcast focused on mental health and well-being. Host Rebecca Stewart discusses her experience taking care of her mentally ill mother, the challenges of Schizophrenia, dementia care, suicide, and other challenges. Through these challenges, we can always to turn to God for hope. By sharing our stories with others, we can overcome anything together.
    Join us each Thursday for a new episode!
    https://cheeringpastchallenges.com/
    Like us on facebook!
    https://www.facebook.com/cheeringpastchallenges
    Watch our reels on Insta!
    https://www.instagram.com/cheeringpastchallenges/
     

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

E6126 ,

Winter blues

Rebecca has such valuable advice! I loved her interview with Melissa! They both have such wonderful encouragement that is Christ-centered with an applicable tool kit! I’m sharing this podcast with friends.

love Papa John's ,

Engaging and positive

Ms. Stewart’s positive energy uplifts even some of the heavy subjects she discusses with her guests. I always look forward to more episodes as each new one is better than the last.

Rev. Jocelyn ,

This show is so authentic and real

Rebecca engages her guest in such an authentic way, that you feel like you know them. I love her energy and the topics that she discusses. This is a great podcast.

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