You were created to thrive! Listen in as we journey together and learn how to live a life that is unhindered and unleashed. Let's play FULL out and live FULLY into who we were created to be!
Episode #33 Jean-Marie Jobs: Battling Perfectionism
On today’s episode, I have invited my friend and mentor Jean-Marie Jobs to talk about battling perfectionism.
Jean-Marie is a Master Trainer in Transformation and the founder of GAP Community and Yellow Marker. She is also the author of the book, The Art of Feeding Heros: Leading From The Inside Out.
We talk about the illusion of control and what happens when we try to “control” the future. We also look at the way perfectionism manifests itself and how it is the greatest enemy to transformation.
We discuss the distinction between excellence and perfectionism, the power of thought distancing, and how perfectionism is a mechanism to protect ourselves from disappointment.
If you struggle with perfectionism or know someone who does you will not want to miss this conversation.
A little bit more about Jean-Marie:
Jean-Marie is a master trainer in transformational work. She founded GAP Community (a nonprofit corporation) whose vision is to equip individuals and groups to further engage the call on their lives with excitement, purpose, and responsibility through training that empowers and inspires individuals to come alive and create a lasting impact in their community.
You can sign-up for a free online course on Identity, here.
She founded Yellow Marker, a corporate training company that trains teams and organizations with the vision of bringing character and values to the foreground, personally and professionally.
Take a listen!
Episode #32 Dr. Deb Gorton: Embracing Uncomfortable: Facing Our Fears While Pursuing Our Purpose
On today’s episode, Dr. Deb Gorton and I talk about her new book, Embracing Uncomfortable: Facing Our Fears While Pursuing our Purpose.
We talk about what it means to Embrace Uncomfortable, the importance of getting clear on our core values, and how the Comfort Myth can keep us from pursuing our purpose. Dr. Deb helps us identify three things that keep us stuck and prevent us from changing, and the importance of embracing failure as an experience and not as our identity.
Take a listen and purchase Deb's book, Embracing Uncomfortable.Learn more about Deb and her work at debgorton.com.
Episode #31 Amy Julia Becker: White Picket Fences, Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege
On today’s show I have invited Amy Julia Becker to talk about her new book, White Picket Fences: Turning toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege. We talk about privilege, what it means, and how it is a word that can provoke very strong reactions. We also talk about ways of identifying privilege, something some of us may often not be aware of. Amy Julia also shares her thoughts on the role people of faith have in addressing social divisions.
In addition to White Picket Fences, Amy Julia is also the author of Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most, A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations and a Little Girl Named Penny, named one of the Top Books of 2011 by Publisher’s Weekly, and Penelope Ayers: A Memoir. A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, her essays about faith, family, and disability have appeared in the Washington Post, USA Today, Christianity Today, the Christian Century, and online for The New York Times, ABCNews, the Atlantic, Vox, and The Huffington Post. Amy Julia lives with her husband Peter and three children, Penny, William, and Marilee in western CT.
White Picket Fences can be purchased wherever books are sold.
Find more information on Amy Julia at amyjuliabecker.com
Episode #30 Ryan O'Neal (Sleeping At Last) Singer/Songwriter
On this episode, I talk to Ryan O’Neal, the artist behind the Enneagram song series (tune in to the end to hear about the enneagram project). Ryan is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter, producer, and composer and makes music under the name Sleeping At Last.
Listen in as we talk about how his music career started, how he defines success, things he has learned along the way in pursuing his dreams and passions and how he handles setbacks.
Sleeping At Last can be heard frequently on popular TV Shows and Films such as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, The Fault In Our Stars – Trailer, Grey’s Anatomy, So You Think You Can Dance, Criminal Minds, Bones, The Vampire Diaries. His latest project is a series of songs written for each Enneagram type.
Tune into Ryan’s Podcast and hear his Enneagram songs on SoundCloud.Ryan’s Enneagram songs are also available on Spotify and other music outlets and you can keep up with his latest projects at sleepingatlast.com
Episode #29 Trillia Newbell: Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves.
Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves.
On today’s show I have invited Trillia Newbell to talk about her book, Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves.
I am thrilled that you have tuned in. Trillia was an absolute delight to talk with on this episode. We talk about Joy and why it can evade us, and fear and how it can invade us. Trillia shares honestly and transparently as we converse about the many fears we face.
Fear of failure, loneliness, loss, rejection, unfulfilled dreams, not measuring up…there’s no shortage of things to fear in life and fear can feel like an unwelcome, constant companion, paralyzing our actions, stealing our joy and hindering our faith. Tune in and learn how to find the peace your heart craves.
Episode #28 Juli Slattery: Sex and The Single Girl.... and Marrieds too!
Sex and the Single Girl...and Marrieds too!
I am so glad you are here. On today's episode, I talk with Juli Slattery, my friend, and Founder of Authentic Intimacy, a ministry for sexual discipleship.
We talk about Juli's book and bible study guide, "Sex and The Single Girl," and how our sexuality is a sexual battlefield!
We actually talk about a WHOLE lot more than that! Whether married, single, dating, engaged.......This episode is for you!
Tune in as we talk about what our sexuality teaches us about God, why the Christian purity narrative is limited, why what we do with our bodies matters, and the spiritual implications.
In our conversation, we also ask the questions, "Where do we get our opinions about sexuality,?" "Who owns our sexuality," "What do we do with our sexual drives and longings as a sexual woman?"
I am thrilled you are here and hope this podcast helps you gain a deeper understanding of your sexuality and how to think through sexual issues from a biblical perspective.
A bit more about Juli:
Juli earned her college degree at Wheaton College, an MA in psychology from Biola University, an MS and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology.
From 2008-2012, Dr. Slattery served at Focus on the Family, writing, teaching, and co-hosting the Daily Focus on the Family broadcast. In 2012, she left Focus on the Family to start Authentic Intimacy. She is the author of ten books, the host of the weekly radio program/podcast “Java with Juli” and a member of the board of trustees for Moody Bible Institute. Juli and her husband Mike are the parents of 3 sons, and have recently moved back home to Ohio.
Check out the Authentic Intimacy website and purchase Juli's books and resources online.
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