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Don’t Start the New Year Stuck in a Rut – 021

Yes, it’s 2018! You may have ended the year behind us really excited for this fresh start or perhaps you find yourself struggling, feeling stuck in an impossible rut. Every woman’s life is filled with so many transitions and challenges, that oftentimes we believe that rut has no end, there is no hope of getting out any time soon (ice cream in the closet, anyone?). In this episode Darlene and Julie talk about common things that can cause our setbacks: like job loss, toddler development, divorce or poor self-worth. Better yet, they offer fresh ways to approach these challenges with grit and grace. Regardless of how you feel about this New Year, we know it can provide that new beginning. So, join us as we explore ways to get out of the rut you may find yourself in, and offer a bit of encouragement along the way.

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Julie mentioned going back to listen to 004 “Is it Time for Counseling? A Therapist Helps You Decide (with Dr. Zoe)” – do it now if you’re wondering if it’s time to see a professional! You might also want to read Grasping for Control? A Counselor Explains How to Stop

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“Failure creates tenacity, determination to try again” Darlene Brock

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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