If you are in midlife, likely you've walked past the mirror, or tried on a pair of pants, and wondered what in the world? Sister, you're not alone! We are talking about what is going on and how we can faithfully and appropriately respond to how our bodies (ahem...tummies) are changing.
We are bringing Alisa Keeton, Founder of Revelation Wellness, to the conversation. She knows what it is to be fit and as a woman in midlife, she also knows how bodies can change quickly. We cover three areas of change unique to this stage of life: hormones, eating, and movement. (Spoiler: we tend to eat more indulgently and move less these years.)
But there is hope! God has created us to live ALL of our years fruitfully. We can use resistance training, walking, and mindfulness to strengthen our changing bodies while giving them what they need for today. You will both learn and be inspired by this episode (remember the part practical, part inspirational we're always talking about?)
Hear how you too can love your changing body during midlife.
"The righteous will flourish like a palm tree,
they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
planted in the house of the Lord,
they will flourish in the courts of our God.
They will still bear fruit in old age,
they will stay fresh and green,
proclaiming, “The Lord is upright;
he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” -Psalm 92:12-15
“To really be connected in your body means to be fully present without judgment.”
"83% of women in midlife say that their body image in midlife has to do with their midsection."
"Stop working so hard."
“God has more for us, but it’s new and everyone hates new.”
“Midlife is the time to stop thinking about what you’re eating and ask yourself why you’re eating.”
Perhaps the number one stressor listeners have expressed about the season of midlife is parenting teens and young adults. How do we maneuver these new waters when the consequences to kids' decisions seem so serious? How do we know when to step in and when to back off? And even deeper, how do we deal with our own self image when our kids make decisions we wouldn't make for them?
We are bringing you the best in Evan and Elisa Morgan. With credentials from years in ministry, decades in marriage and parenting, and their share of stressful parenting decisions, they share their wisdom in what it means to parent in midlife. We talk about the differences between parenting teens and young adults, how to move away from parenting promises and center in on parenting principles, and what to do when you are faced with two bad options as a parent.
With honesty like you've never quite heard before, the Morgans speak from experience in walking with God through painful parenting years. If you think a Christian podcast episode on parenting couldn't possibly understand YOUR depth of pain, you might be surprised by what you hear. This isn't an episode about how to get it all right in parenting. Quite the opposite. This is about how to welcome God into our process as we grow in this phase of life.
We’re half way through the “Midlife is No Joke” series and we are pausing to hear from Krista and Alex about their personal experiences in midlife.
We cover stressors, opportunities, sleep issues, trusting God in hard times, the purpose of exercise, resources, and what is saving our mid-lives right now.
Our sister straight talks are always honest, and offer a layered look at our series topic. Join us!
Friendships in midlife are sometimes complicated, but they don't have to be. On the podcast today we are diving into how to be a good friend, how to neighbor well, and how to cultivate diverse relationships that add richness and texture to life.
Popular author, Shannan Martin, joins us to share her wisdom on creating community - what worked, and what didn't. You will walk away more equipped for healthy, authentic, and strong relationships after listening.
Start with Hello – Shannan Martin’s new book
Loving My Actual Neighbor: Seven Practices to Treasure The People In Front Of You – Alexandra Kuykendall’s book
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