Living authentically starts with a genuine curiosity to discover who you really are. At times it may seem easier to hide and pretend, but eventually the truth will catch up. The unraveling to the center; finding out who you are at the core, is worth the honest conversation. Listen as Bethany shares some of her journey to authenticity.
Being vulnerable can trigger anxiety and fear. Choosing to bare all and trust those closest to you will take your relationships to a deeper more meaningful level. Listen as Bethany shares her hilarious story of being caught ordering Starbucks naked, and how it relates to the risks we take with being vulnerable.
Relationships are risky! They require us to open up, be vulnerable, and let people in. But what do you do when you get hurt, stabbed in the back, or betrayed? The tendency is to close ourselves off, say "I'm never going to do that again", keep others at arms length, and isolate. Listen as Bethany shares the importance of staying connected and choosing relationship over fear. Finding the right relationships are possible because you are worth it!
Sometimes there is just as much power in what is not said as what is said. Jesus said in John 8:32, "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” What Jesus didn't say is that truth may be tough, make you angry, scare you, and hurt, but he did... Continue Reading →
I want to be the real authentic me in every situation of my life; whether with family or friends, on the job, at church, volunteering, etc. To be comfortable in my own skin; to agree to disagree; to love wholeheartedly; to let people in to a deeper me; to be vulnerable; full of joy; real... Continue Reading →