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Self-Care Houston

Jennifer Christian hosts a conversation with healing professionals (therapists, physicians, wholistic practitioners, psychiatrists, spiritual figures) about important health and wellness topics. Learn more at jenniferchristiancounseling.com.

Self-Care Houston, Episode 19: Lauren Walker joins Jennifer in a conversation about Energy Medicine Yoga. Lauren and Jennifer discuss the rise of anxiety and stress in our culture and how Energy Medicine Yoga creates a way to find balance in your body, so you can be present and alive in your life.

Lauren Walker is the author of Energy Medicine Yoga: Amplify the Healing Power of Your Yoga Practice (Sounds True, 2014) and The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription (Sounds True, 2017). She’s been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997 and created Energy Medicine Yoga while teaching at Norwich University. She teaches EMYoga across the US and internationally and has been featured in Yoga Journal, Mantra +, Yoga Digest, and The New York Times. She was recently named one of the top 100 most influential yoga teachers in America. For more of her work, see EMYoga.net

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 18: Dr. Amy Fuller joins Jennifer in a conversation about affordable sliding-scale counseling centers throughout Houston. Amy and Jennifer also discuss common signs to watch for in our children and marriages that let us know it may be time to seek out a supportive therapist. Amy is a marriage and family therapist and the clinical director at Fuller Life Family Therapy Institute.

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 17: Kim Jones joins Jennifer in a conversation about common signs of postpartum depression and anxiety. Kim and Jennifer discuss obstacles to self-care and helpful resources for moms that also equip the entire family. Kim is the associte clinical director at The Center for Postpartum Family Health. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 16: Chelsie Sargent joins Jennifer in a down-to-earth conversation about creating healthy boundaries and self-care. Chelsie is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, and LPC-Supervisor. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Micki Fine joins Jennifer in a conversation about the importance of developing mindful daily living: "Waking up to life and what it means to be fully human." Micki is the founder and director of Mindful Living and pioneer of mindfulness in Houston, Texas.  She is the author of, "The Need to Please: Mindfulness Skills for Gaining Freedom from Chronic People Pleasing and Approval Seeking." She is also in the process of publishing a children's book about Loving Kindness. You can find Micki and her mindfulness workshops at Living Mindfully

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 14: In this solo podcast, Jennifer Christian shares micro self-care practices for therapists and other healing professions (physicians, spiritual leaders, etc). Jennifer introduces tiny little practices to sprinkle throughout the day that reduce the possibility of burnout and build resilience. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 13: Randi Rubenstein joins Jennifer in a conversation about self-care and what that means as a mom. Randi and Jennifer talk about their own experiences as moms and how they continue to learn what self-care looks like in the context of a marriage and family. Randi is the author of "The Parent Gap," and a fellow mama in the trenches that facilitates transformational teacher trainings and parent coaching since 2007. Randi helps parents replace negative patterns such as threats, bribing and name calling with a new positive parenting toolbox that inspires rather than backfires during the teen years. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 12: Dr. Jeff Christian joins Jennifer in a conversation about how to build communities of trust within a larger culture that cultivates distrust. How can we build resilient practices into our marriages, families, and local communities that will help us address challenges in healthier ways? Jeff is the preaching minister at the Bering Drive Church of Christ in the Galleria area of Houston. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Self-Care Houston, Episode 11: In this solo podcast, Jennifer Christian continues her discussion about anxiety from Episode 10, Anxiety Cycle. Jennifer discusses how building emotional regulation muscles and practicing shame resilience add to the self-care toolbox. Subscribe in iTunes.

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Anxiety Cycle

Self-Care Houston, Episode 10: In this solo podcast, Jennifer Christian shares her journey with anxiety/panic attacks. Jennifer talks about where anxiety comes from and how we get caught in anxiety cycles. Subscribe in iTunes.

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