THE POSITIVE TALK PODCAST - MERGING FAITH & PSYCHOLOGY

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April 21, 2022

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE A MELTDOWN

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, Ju...

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April 14, 2022

WHEN THE WORLD IS FALLING APART

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 …

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April 6, 2022

CHANGE AND DESIRED RESULTS

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 …

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March 30, 2022

CHANGE - OH COME ON!

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 …

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March 23, 2022

CHANGE CAN BE SO HARD!

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 …

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March 16, 2022

MOVING BEYOND POSTPARTUM ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

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, helpless...

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March 9, 2022

DEPRESSION & A POSITIVE WAY FORWARD

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, …

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March 3, 2022

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

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 …

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Feb. 24, 2022

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 6 GET SOME HOPE!

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 …

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Feb. 17, 2022

HOPE - Every Person on the Planet Needs More HOPE!

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 cons...

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Feb. 9, 2022

CONFLICT & RELATIONSHIPS; GIVING & RECEIVING INFLUENCE

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 conf...

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Feb. 3, 2022

STRESS AND CONFLICT IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS - SESSION THREE

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 …

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Jan. 26, 2022

STRESS & CONFLICT IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS PART 2

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 vulnerability...

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Jan. 19, 2022

STRESS & CONFLICT IN MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS

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 enc...

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Dec. 16, 2021

SEEKING & SUSTAINING PEACE

Peace is one of the most sought-after pearls of wisdom in life. If you search on Amazon for books on peace, you’ll find more than 50,000 results. The fact that there are so many books on this subject means peace …

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Dec. 9, 2021

ANGER & A HAPPY HOLIDAY

When anger controls you, life gets incredibly hard. So many people suffer because of their anger or the anger of others. Here’s a great life lesson - Wisdom is the ability to control your anger. Handling anger is an important...

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Dec. 2, 2021

THE SECRET POWER OF QUIETUDE

We are living at warp speed, and often at the speed of no peace in our lives. Science and faith combine to offer a guaranteed solution to our weary and anxious souls - Quietude. Before you discount this topic, take …

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Nov. 28, 2021

BOUNDARIES: Special Thanksgiving Episode

If you missed last Thursday’s episode, be sure to listen in as Julie gives us some very real help in creating and sustaining healthy boundaries through the holiday season.

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Nov. 25, 2021

BOUNDARIES - SPECIAL THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY EPISODE

We all need BOUNDARIES, especially through the holiday season. Join Julie as she helps us all set healthy boundaries for a far happier holiday!

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Nov. 18, 2021

BOUNDARIES - Why We Need Them & How We Honor Them

Clinical Therapist Julie Homrich describes boundaries as “What I will and won’t tolerate in my life.” Boundaries mean we get to choose what and who we allow into our lives, and we also get to choose how we respond when …

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Nov. 11, 2021

CREATING POSITIVE, HAPPY HOLIDAYS

The Holidays come with huge expectations. Those expectations are often external, but they can be internal. Ou hope for you is that you might create a season of joy through the lens of healthy expectations and how to best mana...

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Nov. 4, 2021

BUILDING HEALTHY FRIENDSHIPS

One of our core beliefs, here at Positive Talk is that we can integrate faith and psychology. This is never more evident than in our personal relationships…our friends. I’ve been blessed with some great long-term friendships....

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Oct. 28, 2021

WHEN DO I NEED NEW FRIENDS?

Our social connections are as important to our health as proper diet and exercise. Research has linked social bonding to longer lives, lower incidence of depression and anxiety, and reduced risk of disease. And yet many of us...

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Oct. 21, 2021

Episode 11: Surviving & Thriving Religious Trauma

Religious trauma syndrome occurs when an individual struggles with leaving a religion or a set of beliefs that has led to their indoctrination. It often involves the trauma of breaking away from a controlling environment, lif...

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