Can I Set Boundaries for My Heart? With Dr. Alison Cook [Episode 170]

Set Boundaries Heart Alison Cook

GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book Boundaries for Your Soul by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!

Do you control your feelings, or do your feelings control you? Lots of us let guilt, anger, or self-criticism be the boss of us, which makes a total mess of things.

You may say to yourself, “I just need to get over it.” or “I’ve got to stop thinking that way.” But the truth is this tactic rarely works, and in fact, it can make things worse.

4 Life-Giving Truths for Every Daughter

I am a mom of two sons. But, if I had a daughter, this is what I would tell her. And, if I could go back in time and sit down with my teenage self, this is what I would tell her too.

Mother with daughers walking along the sea in bad weather

My friend, plant these words deep in the soil of a young woman’s heart that you love – may they be words that grow into sturdy and steadfast character.

Layers of Pain Require Levels of Healing


I’ve been on the phone a lot lately with a friend who is going through the messy aftermath of a hurtful break up.

The man she thought she was going to marry wasn’t close to the man he turned out to be.

Not only is she dealing with the grief of a lost relationship of a future husband, but also the loss of the man she thought she loved, a man she now has to accept as a fraud. Isn’t that hard? Have you been there?