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Toxic Positivity vs. Hopeful Faith: Finding Balance in Your Emotions" #126

July 08, 2024
00:00 22:33
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In this episode, Bonnie explores the fine line between toxic positivity and hopeful faith. 

Learn to recognize and avoid the pitfalls of dismissing genuine emotions, and discover how to cultivate a faith that embraces honesty and comfort. 

Tune into this episode to understand the difference between toxic positivity and hopeful faith, and learn how to foster a more balanced, faith-driven approach to your emotional well-being.

Key Takeaways:

- Understand the concept of toxic positivity and its impact on mental health.
- Learn how hopeful faith differs from toxic positivity and how it can lead to true emotional healing.
- Discover practical soul care tips, such as the power of music, warm baths, and aromatherapy, to bring comfort and reduce anxiety.
- Reflect on past victories and how recalling these moments can build confidence and reduce stress.
- Learn the importance of God's comfort and how it can be a source of strength and peace in challenging times.

Breath Prayer:  (inhale/exhale) For the love of Christ compels us 2 Cor 5:14

Scriptures: "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Rom 15:13

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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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