Laura Click - Coping with Collective Crisis

For the past week or so, I’ve been struggling with what to say or write as we enter deeper into this challenging time with the coronavirus. And quite honestly, a lot of that is because I didn’t quite know how I was feeling myself. It has been a rollercoaster of emotions and feelings since the…

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Shifting Perspective When Things are Hard

In just a matter of days, most of our lives have been impacted significantly by the Coronavirus outbreak.  Instead of going about our daily lives, we are cooped up at home trying to make sense of what’s going on around us and how to adapt to this new way of life. There is a lot…

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Laura Click - Bravery of Vulnerability

Recently, I went to dinner with a group of friends from the gym. Prior to heading to dinner, my husband shared some difficult news he had received. It had been a particularly hard day for him after what had already been a challenging couple of weeks. I almost didn’t go to dinner because I didn’t…

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  When it comes to bravery and courage, we tend to give a lot of credit to the hero.  After all, it’s the protagonist in the story who slays the dragon, crosses the finish line or defeats the bad guy. We applaud their courage and their acts of bravery. We celebrate the victor. We give…

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How a Health Condition Taught Reese Spykerman to Thrive

  There are many different ways to be brave. And sometimes, bravery is simply surviving in the face of ongoing trauma.  Today’s guest, Reese Spykerman knows all about this. She was bullied throughout much of her childhood. And then later, as an adult, she was diagnosed with a debilitating health condition that made a huge…

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  Did you ever have to use a hall pass in high school? A hall pass was an item you carried with you to show teachers and administrators that you had permission to be walking in the hall.  For most teachers, it was some small token or a badge. But for my history teacher, his…

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  Nine years ago, I wanted to get fired.  I was in a job that I didn’t love. Meanwhile, I was building my marketing business as a side hustle in the hours before and after work. I was excited to work for myself full time. But, I was scared to quit my job. That’s why,…

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When difficult things happen in life, we have two choices. We can wallow in pity or we can find ways to make the best of it. For Taylor Moreland and his family, they definitely chose the latter route when their first child, Brody, was diagnosed with spina bifida and spinal cord atrophy, conditions that have…

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All Episodes Finding Rest After Loss and Burnout with Curtis Zachery Finding Rest After Loss and Burnout with Curtis Zachery

  Bravery isn’t always about action. Sometimes, the bravest thing you can do is to be still. That’s what Curtis Zachery, a pastor, speaker and author, found after experiencing tremendous loss and extreme burnout. In this episode you’ll hear his story and why it was so important for him to find rest. We’ll also talk…

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  Happy New Year! I hope your 2020 is off to a great start! Mine started off a little bumpy with some illness, but I’m getting over the hump and I’m back in the office (even though I still sound a little funky). So, thanks for bearing with me. One of the things I do…

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