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Episode 5: Why Sharing Our Stories Relieves Our Stress

February 26, 2020
00:00 19:29
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Bonnie shares the importance of emotional honesty and how sharing our feelings helps us process what has happened to us, instead of holding it all in, trying to carry the burden alone.

Scripture: “As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you.” Isaiah 66:13

Soul Care Tip: Have coffee with a soul friend and open up about what is stressing you out.

Links + Resources from This Episode:

Richard Swenson: The Overload Syndrome -

UCLA study shows simply naming negative emotions calms the mind and body. For links to this study and more, sign up for Bonnie’s Newsletter at

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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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