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Jul 27

124. Spiritual Self-Care: E30 – Overcoming Evil With Good

Have you been treated poorly or harshly? Maybe you were misunderstood and experienced someone's wrath in return? A Healing Peace explores motivates behind evil behavior and hurting others. Learn how to diffuse hostility with God's goodness.

Spiritual Self-Care: E30 - Overcoming Evil With Good

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Overcoming Evil with Good


In This Episode

It is not easy to overcome the bitter legacy of injustices and hostility left by the conflict. It can only be done by overcoming evil with good. In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about strategies for overcoming evil with good, why we hurt those who hurt us and focusing on the good things in people. Tune in to listen to how prayers are essential in battling hurt and how Jesus responded to hurt.

Timestamps
[03:39] Reasons for hurting those who hurt us
[05:20] How people in the Bible responded to hurt
[09:12] Jesus’ response to hurt
[12:07] Strategies for overcoming evil
[15:00] Importance of prayers in battling hurt
[17:21] How to focus on the good

Quotes

  • LUKE 23:34 - And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them they know not what they do.”
  • When we are hurt, respond with kindness, grace, and forgiveness as Jesus did.
  • The first tip for overcoming evil is taking time-out to diffuse hostility.
  • When taking a time-out, remember the good qualities of the person you are having the conflict. Focusing on the good qualities reduces harsh criticism and anger.
  • Praying through our emotions helps us to forgive.

Resource Links

13 Ways to Overcome Evil with Good
Overcome Evil with Good
Overcoming Evil with Good
Jul 20

123. Spiritual Self-Care: E29 – Confidence That Wows

Have you wondered how confidence affects your life? Do you sometimes tell yourself that you wish you could be more confident? A Healing Peace highlights strategies to increase confidence for mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Learn how confidence is built.

Spiritual Self-Care: E29 - Confidence That Wows

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Confidence That Wows


In This Episode

Self-confidence is a superpower. Once you start to believe in yourself, the magic starts happening. In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about gaining confidence, understanding self-doubt, characteristics of self-doubt, and the importance of prayers during low self-esteem. Tune in to listen to how you can get through ridicules and criticism and how Jesus overcame the adversity of going to the cross.

Timestamps
[01:54] Introduction to confidence
[03:00] Gaining confidence
[03:16] Understanding self-doubt
[05:38] Characteristics of self-doubt
[08:12] Tips for gaining confidence
[11:50] Getting through ridicules and criticism
[18:06] Jesus overcoming the adversity of going to the cross
[20:20] Importance of prayers

Quotes

  • To understand how to gain confidence, first examine the opposite behavior, which is self-doubt.
  • God understands that gaining confidence takes time. During the process, he is always with us.
  • To gain confidence, place God first and understand the power of his words.
  • If you lose confidence, know that you have a heavenly Father who will fight for your battles.
  • When you keep records of your accomplishments, you realize that you have the strength to fight significant obstacles.
  • To overcome self-doubt, be honest with God.

Resource Links

Top 10 Tips for Overcoming Low Self-Esteem
Self-Esteem
Jul 13

122. Spiritual Self-Care: E28 – Combatting Emotional Shutdowns

Stuck in a time-out rut? Overwhelmed by life? It is quite common to feel pressured, stressed, or overwhelmed. How we manage our emotions is key for combatting emotional shutdowns. A Healing Peace discusses the meaning of emotionally shutting down, why we do it, and the actions involved when we do it. A Healing Peace explores biblical and practical strategies to bypass the negative effects of an emotional shutdown. Learn how God meets our needs and strengthen us despite life's chaos.

Spiritual Self-Care: E28 - Combatting Emotional Shutdowns

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Combatting Emotional Shutdowns


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It is pretty common to feel pressured or stressed. How we deal with our emotions is critical for combating emotional shutdowns. In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about understanding our emotional shutdowns and how to overcome them. Tune in to listen to how God pulled her through an emotional shutdown and how He helped Elijah, Jesus, and David overcome their emotional shutdowns.

Timestamps
[03:11] Understanding our emotional shutdowns
[03:50] Overcoming emotional shutdowns
[04:52] Kemir’s experience in emotional shutting down
[06:43] Actions that are involved in emotional shutdowns
[08:53] God’s response to Elijah shutting down
[09:50] Practical techniques for moving beyond shutting down phase
[14:29] The challenges Kemir faced
[18:15] One Night Miami movie

Quotes

  • We are not the only ones experiencing a moment of shutting down; in the Bible, Elijah shut down and fled out of fear (1 KINGS).
  • The best technique for moving beyond the shutting down phase is reading the Bible.
  • In those moments when we want to shut down, God always pulls us through.
  • If we pray to God, he answers and strengthens us.
  • Even though challenges are complex, God reveals himself during the toughest moments.
  • There is nothing wrong with taking some time out but rise again after the break.

Resource Links

The Behavioral Shutdown Theory of Depression
Taking control amidst the chaos: Emotion regulation during the COVID-19 pandemic
Cut off from my emotions
Jul 06

121. Spiritual Self-Care: E27 – Personal Growth & Development

How does God influence our continuous personal development? Do you have goals to improve your life? Sometimes, we need help in developing our personal growth ideas. A Healing Peace discusses one principle for spiritual and personal growth. Learn a key for self-awareness and spiritual understanding.

Spiritual Self-Care: E27 - Personal Growth & Development

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Personal Growth and Development


In This Episode

Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about spiritual self-care, personal growth, and how God provides victory. She also shares her story about God doing great things in her life. Tune in to listen to how you can heal from emotional wounds and what God reveals in our hearts.

Timestamps
[02:18] Possessing a new you
[02:53] Spiritual self-care
[03:49] Personal growth
[06:48] We are more than conquerors
[07:45] God provides victory
[10:50] What God reveals in our hearts
[12:33] A Healing Peace online course
[14:22] Course introduction highlight
[16:16] Being human

Quotes

  • As we continue with our emotional wellness journey, cultivate and nourish who we are as people.
  • ROMANS 8:37 - No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loves us.
  • DEUTERONOMY 20:4 - For the Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you the victory.
  • The Lord does not disappoint.
  • Healing takes time.
  • To calm your spirit, understand that God is with you.

Resource Links

How to Create a Personal Growth and Professional Development Plan
Personal Growth and Development—A Transformational Journey
Jun 29

120. Spiritual Self-Care: E26 – Faith & Emotions

How can our Christian walk complement our emotions? How do we address our emotional wounds while developing our spiritual growth? A Healing Peace examines good mental and emotional health with the support of God. Learn how God is a safe place for healing our emotional wounds.

Spiritual Self-Care: E26 - Faith & Emotions

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Faith and Emotions


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Faith and emotions are essential attributes to positive thinking. In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about establishing an intimate relationship with God for emotional healing, understanding our identity in God, the journey of healing, and the healing power of God. Tune in to learn how you can address your emotional wounds while developing your spiritual growth.

Timestamps
[06:00] About Kemir Baker
[07:30] The healing power of God
[10:12] Seeking help outside the church
[13:59] Intimate relationship with God for emotional healing
[17:32] About A Healing Peace Podcast
[19:10] The healing journey
[19:50] Understanding our identity in God

Quotes

  • God wants us to go to him for healing.
  • If you go to a therapist or counselor does not mean you are weak, lack faith, or that God does not know you.
  • Often, we should have a pastor, a coach, and a therapist in our lives because they all serve a different purpose.
  • Sometimes the hurt can be so intense that we cannot see God working on our behalf.
  • Sometimes it is good for us to do some reflecting work to realize that we have matured.

Resource Links

Emotions and Faith: The Perplexing Relationship Between What We Feel and What We Believe
Emotions in the Christian Tradition
Jun 22

119. Spiritual Self-Care: E25 – Releasing Limiting Beliefs (Tools & Tips)

Are you ready to release your limiting beliefs? Do you want strategies that help you maintain a positive belief system? A Healing Peace identifies the self-awareness required to alter your belief system. Learn how God designed you to reach heights in your belief system.

Spiritual Self-Care: E25 - Releasing Limiting Beliefs (Tools & Tips)

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Releasing Limiting Beliefs (Tools & Tips)


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It is the power of belief that causes things to happen in our lives. In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about identifying limiting beliefs, addressing the wound behind the belief, finding a support team and, replacing a limiting belief with a positive belief. Tune in to learn the different tactics you can use to release the limiting beliefs holding you back.

Timestamps
[05:33] Identifying one limiting belief
[07:35] Addressing the wound behind the belief
[08:59] Finding a support team
[10:04] Replacing limiting beliefs with positive beliefs
[11:55] Challenging limiting beliefs
[12:44] Doing breathing exercises
[14:23] Feeding your brain
[16:30] Increasing healthy physical activities
[18:00] Finding time to rest
[19:10] Not giving up

Quotes

  • Life can be hard no matter what generation, what reason, or what time frame.
  • Our attempts for healthy lifestyle help to repair or retain our brain, especially when we experience trauma.
  • Trauma may not always represent itself in the form of neglect or abuse but also includes emotional wounds from our interactions with others.
  • God’s word anchors, transforms and releases elements of ourselves that are not achievable by ourselves.
  • Physical activity is not just exercising but also puzzles, games, exciting conversations, and hobbies.
  • The enemy leaves us alone when we are in the cycle of defeat, but as soon as we start to break the cycle, he attacks.

Resource Links

Living Colors: Coloring Resources by Shelley Hitz & Team
4 Steps to Release “Limiting Beliefs” Learned From Childhood
How to Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs
How to Address and Tackle Your Limiting Beliefs
Jun 15

118. Spiritual Self-Care: E24 – Releasing Limiting Beliefs Pt. 2

Can you change limiting beliefs? Do you want to know how to overcome limiting beliefs? A Healing Peace continues to speak with a Christian Licensed Professional Counselor, Sindhu Jefferson about rewriting limiting beliefs. We explore the healthy brain activity that heals and retrains to a positive belief system. Learn how to overcome limiting beliefs with God.

Spiritual Self-Care: E24 - Releasing Limiting Beliefs Pt. 2

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Releasing Limiting Beliefs Pt. 2


In This Episode

We are born believing but limiting beliefs can destroy our lives. In this episode, Sindhu Jefferson, a professional counselor, talks about developing a positive belief system, elements that can retrain and replace our brain with healthy beliefs, what to expect in the journey to releasing limiting beliefs, and the power of the Bible in releasing limiting beliefs. Tune in to learn how to overcome limiting beliefs with God.

Timestamps
[01:20] About Sindhu Jefferson
[03:11] Developing a positive belief system
[07:14] Elements that can retrain and replace our brains with healthy beliefs.
[11:05] Important items that we take for granted
[13:14] Healing and nourishing
[15:30] What to expect in the journey to releasing limiting beliefs
[17:38] The power of the Bible in releasing limiting beliefs

Quotes

  • We all have a belief system. Some of those beliefs are healthy, and some are false.
  • To root out a limiting belief, address the wound behind that belief to allow for healing to start.
  • What we feed our brain has an impact on healing our brain.
  • As Christians, read the Bible, chew on it, meditate on it and let it become life in us. It is the best place to go to know who we indeed are and help us live a healthy life.
  • Just because it is uncomfortable does not mean it is necessarily wrong.
  • Before life comes death. It is not a bad death. Rather, it is the death of old behaviors.
  • Your mind is a battlefield, and war rages on the battlefield.

Resource Links

4 Steps to Release “Limiting Beliefs” Learned From Childhood
How to Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs
How to Address and Tackle Your Limiting Beliefs
Jun 08

117. Spiritual Self-Care: E23 – Releasing Limiting Beliefs

What is the difference between a limiting belief and a positive belief? What beliefs do you have about yourself that limit you? A Healing Peace speaks with a Christian Licensed Professional Counselor, Sindhu Jefferson on the cause and development of limiting beliefs. We explore the brain patterns and return to a flourishing state. Learn how God created our brains to heal.

Spiritual Self-Care: E23 - Releasing Limiting Beliefs

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Releasing Limiting Beliefs


In This Episode

Our success is measured by personal beliefs, not by others’ standards or beliefs. In this episode, Sindhu Jefferson, a professional counselor, talks about the origin and examples of limiting beliefs, valid aspects of limiting beliefs, positive beliefs, and how we can shift our brain into a positive mindset. Tune in to learn the difference between limiting and positive beliefs and how we can retrain our brains and return to a flourishing state.

Timestamps
[01:33] About Sindhu Jefferson
[05:51] Background information on limiting beliefs
[06:06] Definition of belief
[06:40] Examples of positive beliefs
[08:58] The origin of limiting beliefs
[12:51] Valid aspects of limiting beliefs
[15:33] Surviving and thriving in our beliefs
[19:18] Shifting our brains into a positive mindset

Quotes

  • If you want to know the truth of who you are, go and read the Bible.
  • Personal beliefs depend on the environment in which we are thrust, the people we are around, the words spoken to us, and the experiences and wounds we bear.
  • To survive, take the situation in hand and find a way to adapt.
  • We are created in God’s image, and he gave his life so that we can have freedom and life in abundance.
  • God is always preparing and developing things so that we can heal.
  • We have these limited mindsets because of the wounds and words spoken to us or what happened to us.

Resource Links

4 Steps to Release “Limiting Beliefs” Learned From Childhood
How to Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs
How to Address and Tackle Your Limiting Beliefs
Jun 01

116. Spiritual Self-Care: E22 – Finding Hope

During tough times, have you asked, "Where can I find hope in the Bible"? Or, you may ask, "Can tragedy and hope coexist"? A Healing Peace explores a biblical story about finding hope in God. Learn how challenging circumstances can produce negative thought patterns that lead to our limiting beliefs.

Spiritual Self-Care: E22 - Finding Hope

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Finding Hope


In This Episode

Hope is a powerful force. When you know what to hope for, hold it like a light within you. Embracing hope creates a space for miraculous experiences. In this episode, In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about the challenges Hannah faced in the Bible and how she found hope, the presence of God in our challenging times, emotional distress caused by life disappointments, and the healing power of God. Tune in to learn how difficulties can produce negative thoughts that lead to our limiting beliefs.

Timestamps
[02:30] Effects of Covid-19
[03:30] Finding God’s hope in challenging times
[04:00] The story of Hannah in the Bible
[12:16] Emotional distress caused by life disappointments
[14:28] Questioning our identity
[20:03] The healing power of God

Quotes

  • If you are grieving and feel like something is not right in your life, pray to God for answers.
  • When you pray, God will answer.
  • God is with us always.
  • Sometimes we carry our wounds and forget that God wants to heal us.
  • Do not feel ashamed of crying. Do not forget that our desired outcome does not always happen right away.

Resource Links

Finding Hope
Finding Hope and Building Strength - For Families
May 25

115. Spiritual Self-Care: E21 – Winner Mindset (Tools & Tips)

Are you ready to possess a winning mindset to conquer life's hurdles? Do you want the secrets to be victorious? A Healing Peace establishes a road map for cultivating a winning mindset in our Christian walk. Learn how authenticity, gratitude, and our designed purposes lead to achieving our dreamed lifestyle.

Spiritual Self-Care: E21 - Winner Mindset (Tools & Tips)

Winner Mindset (Tools & Tips)


In This Episode

Mindset is what separates the winners from the rest. Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside change along with it. In this episode, In this episode, Kemir Baker, podcast host, talks about personal growth that ignites a winning spirit, possessing a contemplation spirit and learning attitude, remaining purpose-driven, and having a unique purpose. Tune in to learn how gratitude, surrounding yourself with like-minded people, and doing things you love lead to achieving our dreamed lifestyle.

Timestamps
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[04:15] Personal growth that ignites a winning spirit
[06:51] Exploring the unknown
[08:34] Possessing a contemplation spirit
[11:13] Trusting God’s purpose for our lives
[13:24] Surrounding yourself with like-minded people
[14:28] Possessing a learning attitude within our relationships
[15:56] Remaining purpose-driven
[16:35] Doing things that you love and make you happy
[17:22] Having a unique purpose
[19:30] Learning about the experience of others

Quotes

  • In the love of Christ, we can transform and grow into our healthier selves.
  • To heal, we cannot stop or ignore our emotions; instead, vocalize them and find the support to get to the next level.
  • Look at the situations with a positive mindset, even if it does not produce the outcome we envisioned.
  • Praying and reading the Bible helps us remain purpose-driven.
  • When you allow yourself to do things that you love and make you happy, you embrace your identity, leading to new adventures that make the impact that God wants for you.
  • Gratitude allows us to embrace God’s purpose for our lives.

Resource Links

The Winner’s Mindset - 8 Tools for Success
How to develop a winning mindset
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Anna Voskamp
I Choose Joy: The Daily Gratitude Practice That Will Transform Your Life by Danelle Delgado