Round 2 as we search for another facility for our client to medically detox, all while praying for the Lord to quickly intervene!
Learn with us as we walk through our client's physical symptoms and the challenges with finding the right program for her.
How do we support Mom while also caring for young children? Listen in as Suzanne and Lisa share more of their story AND practical tips for you to consider as you serve your community in wisdom.
Follow along through this season as we share our real-life experiences working with people in active addiction. How we help, how we serve, pitfalls and challenges - we share it all so you can learn and serve more effectively.
What do rats, tumors, and resilience have in common with the people you serve? Listen in today as Suzanne discusses research that compares the idea of inescapable versus escapable trauma and how that impacts our physical immune systems as well as our emotional immune systems.
What do you do when you pass a homeless person begging on the streets? Do you give money? Do you feel guilty if you don’t give money? In today’s episode we talk about the very real obstacles facing the homeless. We discuss ways you can get involved in their lives and help them move significantly out of homelessness in towards stability. We discussed the challenges and obstacles associated with many programs designed to serve this population.
I've been sick the last couple weeks with COVID and so wasn't feeling up to posting anything last week. BUT, the show much go on!
Today, I am feeling better but my voice sounds worse, as everything in my chest is breaking up (gross!)
This week's episode is an audio file of my very first national presentation, at Heartbeat International's 2018 Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA.
If you've been listening for a while, you probably already know that I am Founder and Executive Director of a maternity home in Tennessee. We serve mothers in crisis and virtually all I know about trauma, poverty mindset, and addiction, I experienced first through my moms and then sought out the research to better understand both their behaviors and how we, the staff, can help more effectively.
The first episode of each month, we have a series-within-a-series, focusing on starting a ministry from the ground up. This first episode will help you develop the grit, the resolve to persevere through the frustration and challenges to serve your community more effectively. It is a hard and draining job, but well worth every heartache and struggle. Decide early on that you will persevere so you can be useful to your community when they need you most!
When someone is used to a lifestyle of trauma, it affects their physical and emotional development. This episode explains the differences between sympathetic nervous system dominance and parasympathetic dominance as well as typical behaviors to expect. As you serve those with a higher trauma background, often those in the poverty class but not always, you are more likely to see certain behaviors that can be labeled a problem but are really their brains attempt to provide a solution.
Through today’s episode you will gain a deeper understanding of How our brains and our bodies rewire because of the trauma that we have experienced.
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