S2 - Episode 017: Grief, High Stress, Emotional Eating and How to be Disciplined in Hard Times

Episode Description: Life can be really hard sometimes. It can be filled with hardship, pain and even death. For so many of us, we use things like binge eating, online shopping or pornography as a way to coup with our feelings. In this episode, we talk through dealing with grief, high stress situations and how we medicate ourselves for the good or for the bad. Discipline is so important for us in walking through these hard times.

Episode Insights:

It's so important for you know that it's OK to grieve. You need to grieve how you need grieve.

We can often feel like consistently inconsistent people.

Grief is the loss of something or someone.

Examples of Discipline:

- If you've lost something, it's OK to be downcast. Grieve the way you need to grieve.

- Share that grief with someone else. Ask someone to pray for you when you can't.

- Trust that the Lord will bring you through it

1 Peter 5:10 - “And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” (ESV)

- Determine why/how you're medicating yourself

- Chose one thing that'll bring structure to your life

- Fasting, Bedtime/Wake Time, Cleaning out the fridge

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