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POSITIVE STRATEGIES FOR A HEALTHY MARRIAGE

June 16, 2022

We all need to be reminded of the positive ways that we can strengthen our marriage. If we aren't Intentional, we will give greater attention to servicing our vehicles than servicing our marriage relationships. Join Pastor C…

WHEN IS IT TIME TO SEEK HELP?

June 9, 2022

In a very special episode of the Positive Talk Podcast, Julie joins Mandi Allison for a truly important conversation about how we know that it is time to seek help. Sometimes we just need more than what friends and family ca…

HELP! SPIRITUAL BYPASSING PART 2

June 2, 2022

When we feel like spiritual help hurts more than help, we might need to have a fresh look at a serious issue in a positive light - Spiritual bypassing can harm, hurt, and leave people traumatized for decades. Know how you ca…

YUCK! IT'S CALLED SPIRITUAL BYPASSING

May 26, 2022

This is a challenging subject. But, as usual. Julie and Chuck offer a positive take on confronting the ugly in the next two weeks. Suppose you’ve felt like your pain was invalidated by a well-meaning person telling you to “p…

WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW

May 20, 2022

We would all agree that the world seems out of sorts these days, but what can we do about it? It seems so daunting to consider what your part of our job might be as we attempt to instigate better in these turbulent days. Joi…

WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW...

May 19, 2022

We all feel it, know it, and experience it—that anxious, restless feeling in our world today. There is a not-so-subtle undertone of anger and angst in almost every sector of our society, and we have a way to combat that posi…

BEYOND THE MELTDOWN with Our Children

May 5, 2022

Last week, on the Positive Talk Podcast, we discussed what happens when our kids have a meltdown. In this week's episode, Julie and Chuck unpack how we can assist our children through a meltdown and how we can parent so that…

CHILDREN & MELTDOWNS

April 28, 2022

If behavior is a form of communication, what are our children telling us when they have emotional meltdowns? And let's face it, every parent has been there - their child's meltdown. Even the best of parents can’t always avoi…

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE A MELTDOWN

April 21, 2022

The Meltdown. That time when your frustration, anger, exhaustion, and impatience collide, and you just have a complete meltdown. We’ve all had them, and it’s not pretty. In this week's episode of the Positive Talk Podcast, J…

WHEN THE WORLD IS FALLING APART

April 14, 2022

What do you do when the world is falling apart, or how do I stay okay in a definitely not okay world? That is the question, right? But we have some tools that might help you handle this "unokayness" a bit better. Is that a r…

CHANGE AND DESIRED RESULTS

April 6, 2022

The life you desire to create is directly proportionate to your ability to tolerate its opposite. The life you want is waiting for you, but it’s only going to become a reality for you if you can tolerate its opposite in the …

CHANGE - OH COME ON!

March 30, 2022

The world is such a terminal state of change, and we all hate it when change is done to us. Join Chuck and Julie as they unpack how we can move past contemplation into significant change. The Positive Talk Podcast merges fai…

CHANGE CAN BE SO HARD!

March 23, 2022

Welcome to change! For some of us, change is what we crave. But for some, change is a trip through "ulcer gulch." People don't always refuse change because they don't want to change. More often than not, people refuse to cha…

MOVING BEYOND POSTPARTUM ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

March 16, 2022

It is difficult to wrap your head or heart around pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders. On the one hand, the world wants you to be your happiest self. On the other hand, you can feel defeated, hopeless, and often, helples…

DEPRESSION & A POSITIVE WAY FORWARD

March 9, 2022

Everywhere we turn, it feels like we are all walking on the edge of depression. With the constant instability of this ever-changing world in which we live, we could all use a positive word. If you or a loved one, maybe even …

ANXIETY - WHAT IS IT? and WHAT DO I DO NOW?

March 3, 2022

Let's face it, we all deal with anxiety. Some more than others, but the real question is the same for all of us. When is anxiety actually anxiety, and how do I recognize it, face it, and redeem it? Join the conversation as J…

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 6 GET SOME HOPE!

Feb. 24, 2022

Join Chuck and Julie for this powerful conversation about how we can take control of our own HOPE. Hope is the hardest when things are the most difficult. But that’s when we need it the most. We all have the opportunity to r…

HOPE - Every Person on the Planet Needs More HOPE!

Feb. 17, 2022

Is hope something we either have or we don’t or is it possible to actually BUILD our hope? Hope is directly related to our sense of possibility. The greater our perception of possibilities, the greater our hope. The most con…

CONFLICT & RELATIONSHIPS; GIVING & RECEIVING INFLUENCE

Feb. 9, 2022

This week is part four of a topic we all have to deal with - stress in our marriage and relationships and how to handle the resulting conflict that comes from stress. We’ve discussed many different positive approaches to con…

STRESS AND CONFLICT IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS - SESSION THREE

Feb. 3, 2022

This week is part three of a topic we all have to deal with - stress in our relationships and how to handle the resulting conflict that comes from stress. Last week, we talked about solvable and perpetual problems and how to…

STRESS & CONFLICT IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS PART 2

Jan. 26, 2022

This week is part two of a topic we all have to deal with - stress in our marriage and relationship s and how to handle the resulting conflict that comes from stress. Listening, connecting, honesty, empathy, and vulnerabilit…

STRESS & CONFLICT IN MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS

Jan. 19, 2022

This week, Julie and Chuck tackle a topic we all have to deal with - stress in our marriage and relationships and how to handle the resulting conflict that follows. As a clinical therapist, Julie offers some practical and en…