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5 Ways to Make Adult Friends in the Lonely Age of Social Media

5 Ways to Make Adult Friends in the Lonely Age of Social Media

As I scroll through my list of friend requests on social media, I usually ask myself the same questions: if my life was falling apart, could I call on this person? Would they drop everything and be over in a few minutes with a tasty meal or a listening ear or to watch my kids quick while I scream into a pillow? And the answer is almost always “no.” Today, I am “friends” with thousands of people, but I’ve never felt more alone. Why Is It So Easy to Make Friends as a Kid? When I was five years old and regularly wore a pink tutu or my beloved red cowgirl boots and pigtails, I met my soulmate. Her name was Crystal. […]

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Bravery to live out your purpose

Find the Bravery to Live Out Your Purpose

“Stay connected with the One who drives your purpose.” – Jodi Shultz As women of faith, we often wonder what it looks like to live our faith out in everyday life. What we’ve found is that Jodi’s words hold true. If we are connected to the One who holds our faith, we’re more likely to know how to connect with those around us and live out our purpose in each moment. Listen as Jodi shares the story of a time she followed a prompting in her heart—and blessed someone in her path.

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ADZ parent positively

Ask Dr. Zoe – How Can I Parent Positively When My Kids Drive Me Crazy?

When your kids are yelling at each other, making messes and refusing to listen to you, it takes every ounce of energy to keep your cool! Another frustrated mom wrote in to licensed psychologist, Dr. Zoe Shaw, with a plea for advice on how to raise her kids positively amid the chaos.

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ADZ general

Burning Question? Ask Licensed Therapist, Dr. Zoe!

Googling advice for life’s toughest situations can only yield so much in terms of honest, specific answer. So, if you have a question—about your marriage, raising your children, your dating relationship, your recovery, your job or anything else that is affecting your life—ask Dr. Zoe Shaw using the submission form on our website. Added bonus? Sending Dr. Zoe a question on the site is free. Dr. Zoe is a licensed psychotherapist, life and relationship coach and mom of five with her own practice in California. With more than 20 years of experience, she’s worked through every situation and is happy to help you with yours.

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This Grit and Grace Life Podcast

How to Find Your Purpose When Plans Fall Apart With JJ Heller – 129

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Android | Email | TuneIn | RSS | More Women love to plan. Some of us had our whole lives planned out as little girls, writing our stories down with brightly colored pens in flowery little journals. Our guest, singer/songwriter JJ Heller, understands this well and took it to heart. In light of our new reality due to COVID-19, she wrote a song reflecting on all the plans that have come undone. Traveling and trips canceled, Easter celebrations changed, and so many plans for the best summer ever—poured down the drain…vacations, parties, and simple joys like swimming in the local pools. Right? But in this grit and grace life, things are always subject

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