Thriving In Christ

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with Dr. Ioana Popa

Encouragement for Your Day - Scriptural Guidance for Support care for the soul - true self grow with scriptures & science & psychology

by Dr. Ioana Popa

As a Christian woman, are you striving to give and serve others in Christ, toward the Kingdom but feel stressed and worn out at times? Most likely, people see you as an...

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Healthy Boundaries - a Different Perspective In Christ care for the soul - true self healthy boundaries in christ prepare for giving

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Are you caught between the desire to extend help and love to all people and at the same time the need to establish Healthy Boundaries for yourself? There are many books and...

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Prayers without Distractions? What Logical and Emotional Intelligence teaches us after workday - separate & release care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Have you ever found yourself trying to pray in the evening, to only be disrupted by swirling thoughts or emotions, rehearsing the past day's events or thinking about...

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At the Seat of Your Consciousness, with 'Roots so Deep': Thirsting for the 'Living Waters'? achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self grow with scriptures

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Do you ever feel like you're on a treadmill, grasping for that 'peace that surpasses all understanding'? And feeling tired at times for endlessly searching for the deeper...

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'Faith is the Substance of All Things': Navigating Emotions and Thoughts achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self grow with scriptures

by Dr. Ioana Popa

While striving to balance professional responsibilities, family, church commitments, and personal well-being, it's not uncommon for uncomfortable thoughts and emotions to...

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Empathy, Indulgence or Self-compassion? The difference that makes the difference achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self

by Dr. Ioana Popa

In the midst of our busy lives and endless responsibilities, it's easy to forget that we, too, need the same kindness and compassion that we readily offer to others.

But even...

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Does True Self-esteem come from Achievement or from Soul? achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Having low self-esteem is common and can be a difficult feeling to shake, which is why many people tend to seek validations from external factors such as jobs, relationships,...

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How to Connect with Your True Self and Soul Part 4 - Practical Steps achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self inner parts work regenerate & renew

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Connecting with our True Self, our Soul, our true inner home, can feel like a daunting task requiring years and years of practice. Nonetheless there is a common...

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The Soul and the Ultimate Freedom of Choice - is the Christian perspective valid? care for the soul - true self

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Nonetheless this can lead to polarities - one person's word against another person's word, or 'my tradition against your tradition' and vice-versa.
As we all know,...

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Does Psychology have anything to say about the Soul? care for the soul - true self regenerate & renew

by Dr. Ioana Popa

If you ever wondered what Psychology or Science might have to say about what IS, beyond our mind (thoughts), heart (emotions), perception and body sensations, then watch this...

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Does the Soul exist? Does it even matter? And if so, how can one tap into it? care for the soul - true self regenerate & renew

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Do we have a soul? Does it even exist? How do we even know? And does it matter? Is this even connected to our ability to regenerate so that we can keep on giving?

Questions...

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Empathy or Compassion: Which one can prevent Burnout? achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal conversations

Interview with Joel Klepac - Family & Marriage Therapist.

How can we create a space where we can fill both our needs and the needs of the people we care for? As givers, can we be present in...

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Cosmic Ways of God's Working In Our Lives achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal conversations

Interview with Rev. Fr. Antony Hughes - Orthodox Christian Priest.

Is God truly everywhere? Is it possible for us to connect with God, no matter what our circumstances are (time, day, our feelings,...

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How to Avoid Distractions During Evening Prayer? after workday - separate & release care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Can't fully focus when Praying at night? Just when you're about to communicate with God, your mind gets distracted with thoughts or emotions? You are not alone.

At the end of the...

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How Intentional Awareness Affects Well-Being achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal conversations

Interview with Liz Munns - Somatic Experiencing  & Meditation Practitioner

As we work daily on our phones or computers- it is easy to lose track of our bodies and switch into fight or...

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Is Prayer Enough to Prevent Burnout? The answer might surprise you! care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Is prayer (connection with God and the divine) enough to prevent burnout, maintain a balance and prevent burnout?

In this Renewal Nugget, I unpack a central mistake that...

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Finding Meaning Beyond Suffering achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self grief recovery renewal conversations

Interview with Sebastien Falardeau - Advanced Grief Recovery Specialist, Interfaith Chaplain.

"Can we find meaning beyond suffering?" In this Renewal Conversations, our episode’s special...

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Faith, Spirituality and Renewal achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal conversations

Interview with Dr. Dee Jaquet - Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor

Welcome to our Renewal Conversations, as part of our Team For The Soul® - Renewal Nuggets, an Oasis in the Midst of...

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Inner Parts Work and Spirituality achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self inner parts work renewal conversations

Interview with Dr. Tom Holmes - Psychologist, Author and International Trainer

Welcome to our Renewal Conversations, as part of our Team For The Soul® - Renewal Nuggets, an Oasis in the Midst...

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The Call to Self as a Giver & Preventing Burnout achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal conversations

Interview with Jon Schottland - Senior Psychosynthesis Trainer

Welcome to our monthly Renewal Interview, as part of our Team For The Soul® - Renewal Nuggets, an Oasis in the Midst of Action.

...

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Short Contemplative Practice - Toward Peace In Times of Stress & Grief achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self contemplative practices on grief

by Dr. Ioana Popa

In light of the recent events happening in the world - war, pandemic, and other heartbreaking events, many people now are experiencing grief and stress. If, as a GIVER,...

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How To Stay In Flow: A 2-Step Practice You Can Do With Ease achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go staying in flow

by Dr. Ioana Popa

"How can I stay grounded and present through the ups and downs of the day, like the "Eye" of the storm?" Most of us GIVERS would love to feel a sense of peace, regeneration...

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The Benefits Of Staying In Flow And Being Present In The Now achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go staying in flow

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Do you wish to be in a grounded presence, so no matter what happens around you, you can have a sense of peace, calm, focus and access internal and external resources? And is...

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Serendipitous Moments: Easy Ways To Feel Regenerated On-the-go care for the soul - true self regenerate & renew renewal-on-the-go time in renewal

by Dr. Ioana Popa

What if you only have a few minutes to do self-care? What if creating a space for yourself to regenerate, renew, and just breathe doesn't have to take a lot of effort, and...

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Presence and Grounding: Centering in Everyday Life achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self renewal-on-the-go staying in flow

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Many people ask me, “How do I find inner peace?” You might be surprised when I say we all have many qualities inside such as awareness, presence, sense of self...

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Prepare for Giving: Grounding your Feelings achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self emotional regulation prepare for giving

by Dr. Ioana Popa

Do you wake-up some days feeling refreshed and ready for the day and other days feeling tired by the upcoming tasks on your to-do list? Many times these emotions surface...

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Prepare for Giving: Waking Up To Your Soul achieving highest potential care for the soul - true self prepare for giving renewal-on-the-go

by Dr. Ioana Popa

How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? Peaceful or distressed? Our morning state from our emotions, mind to body can vary from day to day.

However, one aspect...

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