I host a weekly podcast show, Thrive: Mental Health and the Art of Living Free. Every week, I talk to people I respect about faith and mental health. My passion is helping you overcome challenges, process painful emotions, and understand your God-given identity.
This season, we are talking about self-care. Specifically, ways to care for your mental, spiritual, physical, emotional, and relational self. If you are struggling to survive, this show is for you!
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Wonderful insightful conversationsIn this hustling-for-approval world, Melissa is a breath of fresh air. Helping women who want to live an emotionally and spiritually healthy life, she and her guests do so in honest, authentic ways that deepen their relationship to Jesus. Highly recommended. It is real. No fluff. Just getting down to the grit and grace of it all.
Finding Quiet with Jamie Grace :: [Episode 129]
Can you believe we are winding down 2022?! If you are like me, you want quiet and rest during the typically busy holiday season. Quiet and rest don’t just happen. It takes intentionality to find a restful rhythm to living. Today I am talking with Jamie Grace. She is a two-time Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and…
Restore My Soul with Janice McWilliams :: [Episode 128]
How is your self-care? These soul-restoring practices lead to a rich, satisfying life. Have you tried self-care but you still feel overwhelmed, anxious, fatigued, and burned out? The most effective self-care efforts aren’t desperate last-ditch attempts but practiced daily— moment to moment and hour to hour. Today, we are sitting down with Janice McWilliams, a…
Accelerated Trauma Resolution with Danny Greeves :: [ Episode 127]
Every one of us has experienced some type of trauma in our lives. Unfortunately, many will minimize their traumas because they don’t seem “significant” enough. We compare our experiences with others. This comparison keeps us trapped from moving forward. In today’s episode, I am sitting down with a trauma expert, Danny Greeves to discuss…
Women at Halftime with Carolyn Castleberry Hux and Shayne Moore :: [Episode 126]
When we are going through time s transition and change, it can impact all the areas of our life. One of the hardest transitions we go through is aging, especially for women. Today’s guests, Carolyn Castleberry Hux and Shayne Moore, are all about helping women to thrive at halftime of our lives. They want to…
Get Out of My Head with Andrew McConnell :: [Episode 125]
Do you want to be more present? You may be wondering, “yes, but how?“ Today’s guest, Andrew McConnell, wants to help you get out of your head to help you live with more joy and purpose. Listen in to learn more about the great things we discussed: Practical, tangible ways to practice presence…
What To Do If You Are Having a Panic Attack with Brittney Moses :: [Episode 124]
Have you ever had a panic attack? I have. They are terrifying! Did you know that around 10% of people have panic attacks yearly? While symptoms you may experience during a panic attack are: shaking, feeling disorientated, nausea, rapid, irregular heartbeats, dry mouth, breathlessness, sweating, and dizziness. On this episode of…
Path of an Eagle :: Episode 123
Have you been disappointed or knocked down that you felt guilt, shame, and feel so defeated?? If so, this episode is for you! On this episode, Jay and I sit down to talk about his new book, the Path of an Eagle: a God-given unique healing path to help anyone soar in their life and…
Ways to Thrive in the Midst of Rejection with Rebecca George [Episode 122]
We’ve all experienced times of rejection, from breakups to being overlooked professionally. Whether the rejection is “small” or “big,” you likely feel a range of emotions. Today we are sitting down and talking with my friend Rebecca George. Rebecca is an author, speaker, and host of the popular podcast Radical Radiance. Her greatest joy is…
Thoughtful and Insightful!
This is a podcast you don’t want to miss! Melissa chats about beyond-surface-level topics that get you thinking and pondering. I love her focus on faith, and the conversations she has with incredible guests! It’s a must-listen!