Tenille Bradly is a Personal Marriage Trainer who provides Biblically based tools, support, and groups to help Christian women develop the intimate relationships with their spouses that they've always hoped to have. She's been married to Jesse Bradly for 18 years now!
God gave her the nickname "Tesse," an Italian word meaning "he weaves," as He taught her the beautiful things that happen as He weaves a husband and wife together into one.
What a delightful conversation with Tenille! You don't want to miss her object lesson with hearts and her own personal testimony of how she and her husband found themselves rock bottom in their marriage. Click on Listen Now to grab this full audio episode of the Choose 2 Think Inspirational Podcast!
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I thought it might be a good time to chat informally about anger, conflict management, and processing all the emotions we have when our blood starts to boil or when we feel wronged and falsely accused.
I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips plus one BONUS practical action to take.
Simply click on the Listen Now button for this full episode on the Choose 2 Think Podcast 124: Tips to Help You Calm Down and Keep Your Cool in the Heat of the Moment (Psalm 109).
Consider for a moment how you are getting along with others.
If you do, believe me, you’ll find the sweet victory will ....
Every day, there are people like you who fight untold battles.
Maybe you live in chronic pain or emotional trauma.
Perhaps you’re caught in addiction or unhealthy living patterns and styles.
Could it be you are fighting against God’s truth, refusing to humble yourself to Him?
Maybe your enemy is yourself!
There are 3 things you can do to pivot and take your first step toward "victory" today.
Stressful thoughts signal the release of cortisol in our bodies. If unchecked, the impact on our emotional "tanks" can be pretty serious. How can we learn to reframe those thoughts that induce stress into healthier thought patterns that curb or lessen the release of cortisol?
Here’s an example: A student in my online Spanish university-level class emails me complaining about the class, an “unfair” grade, the rigorous nature of the class, due dates, excuses for not completing the work, the online language laboratory we use, or his or her experience with technical support on a given issue. Often the issues are resolved quickly and easily. However, sometimes students are disrespectful; they do not use proper “netiquette” within the email; they appear ill-mannered and react in impulsive ways. They blame me for their frustrations as I am, after all, the frontline target.
I’ve noticed that I log into my college email accounts with dread and anxiety. My breathing becomes shallower and my shoulders tense up. I’m like, “Okay.” Sigh. “What will I find here today?” I’m gearing up for obstacles and resistance. My adrenalin levels increase. I try to encourage myself that I’m putting out fires, but still I’m not exactly enjoying the experience.
Too often, there is a cost in emotional energy, and I need my emotional energy tank to be full, not depleted as a result of answering emails! After prayer and greater consideration, I isolated 5 tips to help me foster new coping mechanisms when dealing with complaints and negativity.
5 STEPS TO HANDLING COMPLAINTS & NEGATIVITY WITH GRACE
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