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Category Archives: Overcoming Baggage

Journey Beyond Anxiety and a Life of Worry

Fear is a Liar: The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry Fear immobilizes countless people. Many lives are riddled with some form of incessant worry, heightened anxiety or foreboding dread. Fear can...

eZine #58: Dealing with Your Baggage

Did you drag a trunk full of JUNK into your marriage? According to our counsellors at the DFR Care Centre, the Number One challenge couples face in marriage is BAGGAGE—a person’s...

Marriage: Baggage in Your Marriage

Unpack Your Bags—Did you drag a trunk full of junk into your marriage? Communication? Money? Sex? For decades, these three famous challenges have been said to be the top three reasons...

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family To help spouses and families better support and understand those in the family facing emotional collapse or physical exhaustion. Focusing on what they can...

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts?

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts To help couples and families face the dark and challenging seasons in life and to gain perspective and draw strength from a...

Podcast 122: The Impact of Substance Abuse

Podcast 122: The Addiction Dynamic—Grasping the Impact of Substance Abuse To help spouses and couples better face their addiction to drugs and alcohol and grasp the effects it is having on...

eZine #56: Spring Cleaning of the Soul

Spring is right around the corner and with it comes the urge for new beginnings and "spring cleaning”—dealing with the clutter in our homes after a long winter. But what about...

Recovery from Depression

Kickstarting Your Recovery from Depression Having personally walked through depression in 2001 and then coaching hundreds of thousands of people in over 120 countries online since 2003, the most powerful plan...

Podcast 119: Facing the Challenges of Aging Parents

Podcast 119: Parents in Transition—Facing the Challenges of Aging Parents To help couples better support their aging parents through their latters years discussing how to cope with growing parental needs, demands...

Podcast 116: Getting Your Marriage Out of Debt

Podcast 116: Seeing Red—Getting Your Marriage Out of the Black Hole of Debt To help couples understand the core principles and practical steps of getting their marriage back on track financially....

Podcast 114: Aging Graciously—Embrace Growing Older

Podcast 114: Aging Graciously—Learning to Embrace the Inevitability of Growing Older To help individuals and couples grow old in a way that reflects that God is in control of every part...

Podcast 112: Facing Depression in a Life and Marriage

Podcast 112: Soul Pain—Facing Depression in a Life and Marriage To help individuals and couples find a way beyond the difficult and challenging effects of one spouse facing depression. What to...

Podcast 111: Dealing with My Past before God, My Spouse and Myself

Getting Current: Dealing with My Past before God, My Spouse and Myself One of the most challenge podcasts you’ll listen to as we help individuals and couples experience a new level...

Marriage: Facing Burnout in Your Family

What is Burnout? At the core, burnout starts showing itself with a person’s growing inability to emotionally cope and effectively carry out their normal life responsibilities. This causes us inner stress....

Podcast 109: Understanding the Grief Process

Working Through Pain and Loss: Understanding the Grief Process Based on the ground-breaking work of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, we share a clear and helpful understanding of the various stages of grief that...