Change happens! Whether expected, unexpected, good or bad, it’s something different. So how do we remain flexible, adaptable, and move forward when it's hard to see through to the other side? Change, if we let it, can spin us into a fear frenzy with all the unknowns and uncertainty. In this week's podcast, Bethany shares her experience with 5 key steps to becoming resilient in our process through change.
Have you ever found yourself in the midst of joy and a hopeful situation and all of the sudden your thoughts shift to the anticipation of doom and gloom... "Something bad must be about ready to happen"!?! Ugh! I hate that! Author and speaker, Brene Brown, talks about this in several of her books as foreboding joy. Others say it's waiting for the other shoe to drop. In this week's podcast Bethany shares how vulnerability is key to living in joy, even in the midst of possibly unpleasant situations.
Have you ever played the trust fall game with a group of friends? Holy smokes, falling backwards into the arms of your peers can be pretty scary, especially if you're not sure you can fully trust them! Ha! Trust is a key component of successful relationships in all facets of life. It is built by small simple moments that add up over time. In this week's podcast on trust, Bethany talks about what makes it and what breaks it, and the importance of being trustworthy.
There are enough Debbie Downers in this life to try to keep you small. It's time for you to stop minimizing the greatness in you! You cannot hide pieces of yourself because you are concerned with what others will think or their own jealousy. It's time for you to be brave, be bold, and be yourself! Listen as Bethany shares how she is overcoming being afraid and allowing herself to shine.
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!
Thought for the day: There are days I just want things to go back to normal! Big change happens for better or worse and we find ourselves scrambling and trying to cling to anything that feels solid, familiar, or normal. Adjusting to change brings emotional ups and downs; highs and lows you may never have... Continue Reading →
http://youtu.be/y1LeSBpWsrQ ALL MY COLORS By Bethany Conway VERSE 1: I have hidden myself for so long Pretending all is fine, life must go on Knowing if someone saw the true me My perfect world would deflate on me I want to be true to who I am, Not be who others think I am Smile... Continue Reading →
“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy... Continue Reading →