Healthy Relationships Include Emotional Connection!

Emotional Connection in Relationships is Vital! We’ve been talking about how to Build Healthy Relationships for the last several weeks. We spent quite a few weeks talking about how important a strong sense of self is to forming healthy relationships, and explored how we developed our beliefs about ourselves and how to strengthen our relationships […]

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Practical Tools to Build Healthy Relationships with God, Yourself and Others

Are You Ready to Learn Practical Tools to Build Healthier Relationships? I’ll bet the answer to that question is, “Yes!” Over the last month we covered Principle 1 in this series: To have healthy relationships you need to develop a strong sense of yourself; a sense of who you are as a person – who […]

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Sustaining Hope…When It’s Hard To Keep Hoping

Sustaining Hope...When It's Hard To Keep Hoping kimfredrickson.com

I’m not big on Hope…even though I have a sign that says Hope on my porch year round. Are you thinking…Wait…what? How can she say that? I want to be encouraged here…. I’m not big on attaching hope to: ~ Outcomes I can’t control ~ People I can’t influence or change ~ Situations in the […]

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Compassionate Friend or Inner Critic?

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Imagine what your life would be like if you related to yourself as a compassionate friend rather than as harsh bully. What would it be like if you were your own best friend during difficult times? What if next time you messed up, you decided to learn from it rather than beat yourself up? Honestly, […]

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Practicing Self-Compassion

I have the privilege of being part of a group of 14 Christian Women Bloggers who are sharing today about topics of great importance that God has laid on our hearts. I decided to share about Practicing Self-Compassion, especially when it is hard. A central part is to be a good friend to yourself no […]

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Is Self-Compassion Biblical?

I’ve had the privilege of doing lots of radio interviews after the release of my book two months ago: Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend. During the course of these interviews and talking with lots of people I’ve answered lots of questions, including Is Self-Compassion Biblical? I’ve decided to […]

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God Has Not Failed or Disappointed Me

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How to Walk Through Pain and Suffering in Our Lives Recently, I was honored to have my friend, Linda ask me to speak to her college class about the above topic.  As I was preparing, I was able to put into words why I believe that God has not failed or disappointed me…despite such difficult […]

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Secrets to Getting Through Tough Times: Take a Bigger View of What is Going On

Sometimes it’s so hard to see the big picture It is hard to see the bigger view. This happens not out of selfishness, but because we are struggling, confused, trying to figure out what is happening, and how to respond. This is normal. After a period of time (very different for each person and each […]

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