Breathe: The Stress Less Podcast
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S2 E13: Choosing Hope and Finding Your New Normal

December 22, 2021
00:00 21:34
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Stress increases when we feel forced to accept changes we wouldn’t choose for ourselves. This episode explores the message of choosing hope in the midst of finding your new normal and being empowered by radically doing something different that works for you. Inspired by the wise men and Joseph in the Christmas story, you’ll be empowered to talk your way to less stress as you step into the new year.

Scripture: “Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem.”
Isaiah 40:1

Soul Care Tip & Scientific Research: Benefits of a 10-minute walk and a study on looking at trees to lower stress and anxiety.

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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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