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Life On Purpose Podcast with Amy Debrucque

Life On Purpose Podcast with Amy Debrucque

By Amy Debrucque
Stories of anxiety and practical advice from the women who have made it their mission to overcome fear through wisdom, encouragement and surrender.
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Life On Purpose Podcast with Amy Debrucque

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Bonnie Gray - Sweet Like Jasmine
Bonnie and I discuss her story of belonging. Growing up as a Chinese American daughter of a mail-order bride and a busboy working in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Bonnie Gray never felt like she belonged, never feeling truly seen, loved or beautiful. Then, at 39,Bonnie found her birth certificate in an old file cabinet and set out to find her childhood home and her father who abandoned her.
37:51
December 1, 2021
Abby Turner - The Living Table
Entertaining isn't only for holidays! Abby Turner, author of A Tabletop Affair, and I talk about her new book and the transformation that can happen by welcoming fellowship, family, friendship, and faith around our living tables.
35:14
November 10, 2021
Christi Straub - What Do I Do With Worry?
Christi Straub, author, speaker, and founder of the organization, Famous at Home, talks about her new book, What Do I Do With Worry, and when a child's "what-ifs" turn into worry and how to recognize the difference between fear, worry, and anxiety.
28:21
October 27, 2021
Rebecca Dotson George - Episode 21 - Radical Radiance
Rebecca and I talk about radical radiance, what that looks like in our daily lives, and how we can pass it on to others.
17:55
October 13, 2021
Perry Glanzer - Identity In Action - Episode 20
Dr. Perry Glanzer shifts the conversation of identity and what that means by focusing on the idea of identity excellence. We explore what it looks like to be identified with excellence in all areas of life. 
16:04
September 29, 2021
Holly Myers - Episode 19 - The Body Image Lens of a Teenage Girl
Holly Myers shares her passion with teenage girls ministry and what she is doing to change the lens in the ways they see themselves.
28:49
September 15, 2021
Tiffany Scott - Anxiety & Depression - Episode 18
Tiffany talks about her journey through depression and how she learned as a young adult the importance of reframing they way she identifies herself as more than the burden she bears.
31:50
September 1, 2021
Rachael Wade - Episode 17 - Olive Us
What would it look like to embrace the "in-process" moments in life? Today Rachael Wade and I discuss her ministry Olive Us and how those in process moments are the foundation to how we can pour out, encourage, and relate to others. In a world that can feel isolating and alone, Olive Us  brings us back together.
23:34
August 18, 2021
Caitlyn Crosby - Episode 16 - Every Word Matters
Caitlyn Crosby from The Giving Keys, shares the impact she's hoping to have with her new book, Every Word Matters.
29:51
August 4, 2021
Kimberly Milousis - Abundance - Episode 15
Kimberly Milousis is a former CPA tax-specialist turned natural-health-entrepreneur and abundance coach. Her passion for educating people on natural health solutions has led to her to serve customers in 42 countries--helping them find effective solutions leading to powerful health breakthroughs. In her coaching work, she focuses on empowering people to create abundance in their mind, body, finances and spiritual life. Her 10-week Life More Abundantly course helps people achieve that very thing. 
20:16
July 20, 2021
JJ Gutierrez - Chickening In - From Fear To Courageous Faith Episode 14
JJ talks about the transformation that happened in her life after taking her daughters advice to stop chickening out and instead to start chickening in.
18:53
July 7, 2021
Pat & Tammy McLeod - Hit Hard - Episode 13
Pat and Tammy talk about a tragic accident involving their son Zach and how the term "ambiguous loss" has helped them both grieve and find joy with the son the once new and now have.
34:46
June 17, 2021
Sarah Wong - Metamorphosis 101 - Episode 12
Sarah talks about the transformation that can happen when you find your own voice and value without conforming to others.
34:17
June 9, 2021
Jeannie Cunnion - Don't Miss Out - Episode 11
Jeannie and I talk about her new book and the importance of being intentional in the way we seek God so we don't miss out on everything He is and provides.
34:25
May 26, 2021
Caroline & Melissa Dyer - Undignified and Learning to Roar - Episode 10
Mother and daughter duo Caroline and Melissa Dyer talk about what it looks like to live with undignified faith and accepting the invitation to rise up out of discouragement and into the bigger life you've always imagined.
30:08
May 12, 2021
Drs. David & Donna Lane - Episode 9 - Mental Health & Children - What we need to know
The Lane's offer insight and invaluable wisdom on the mental health crisis in children today and what we can do as parents, caretakers, and individuals to help.
33:46
April 28, 2021
Allison Fallon - The Power Of Writing It Down Episode 8
Allison shares the importance and impact of getting our thoughts and stories down on paper.
26:29
April 14, 2021
Emily Ley - Growing Boldly - Episode 7
Emily talks about her B.U.I.L.D method to help women grow boldly in the life they want to live.
17:25
March 31, 2021
Natalie Brimble - That Got Me Thinking - Episode 6
Natalie is a life and performance coach who helps teenager girls affirm their worth to let them know they are enough.
15:33
March 17, 2021
Holly Christine Hayes - From Basement To Sanctuary - Episode 5
Holly talks about her escape from trafficking and how that inspired her to create her own sanctuary for other survivors.
19:34
March 2, 2021
Kristy Cambron - Verse Mapping Episode 4
Kristy shares with us the impact of verse mapping and how it can change the way you read the Bible.
23:27
February 17, 2021
Gigi Carter and Sersie Blue - The Daniel Fast
I sit down with Gigi and Sersie and talk about sustaining good health for your mind, body and soul with the new Daniel Fast.
29:36
February 1, 2021
Andrea Bourgeois - Just Breathe
Andrea shares what led her to write Just Breathe, A Modern Day Exodus Journey To Revive Your Soul. She is on a mission to empower the women around her by reminding them of Gods promises and truths for their lives.
25:17
January 20, 2021
Hannah Brencher - Fighting Forward
Hannah discusses her new book Fighting Forward and her global community that came from the power of handwritten letters.
24:01
January 8, 2021
End of the Year 2020
Finishing up 2020 with gratitude and good wishes! Thank you!
21:59
December 30, 2020
Episode 51 - What I Want For Christmas - Enzo Rinaldo
Enzo shares his Christmas list and a few of his favorite things!
15:05
December 22, 2020
Jessica Herberger - Episode 50 - Grief & Joy at the holidays
Jess shares important lessons she's learned after the loss of her dad and how she approaches the holidays now while she and her family continue to heal.
27:11
December 9, 2020
Heather Dixon - When You Don't Like Your Story - Episode 49
Author and speaker Heather Dixon talks about life with a terminal genetic disease and how she encourages other to live with hope and faith even when they don't like their story.
27:32
December 8, 2020
Episode - 48- Clair Palmer - Making Holidays Your Own
I am talking with food blogger Clair Palmer about making holidays your own. Clair talks about her early life being in foster care and how that fueled her passion for the holidays. Clair will also be sharing her infamous sweet potato pie recipe.
24:42
December 1, 2020
Episode 47 - Around The Table with Alice Rinaldo, Rachael Adams, Deborah Austerman, & Susan Litera
Today we are talking about gratitude and what Thanksgiving means to each of us. In this discussion with some of my closest friends we are also giving holiday ideas, and recipe shares.
48:28
November 25, 2020
Episode 46 - Amy Westbrook Mills - Souled Out
Amy Westbrook Mills talks about her book Souled Out and her faith journey as a former paraplegic. She talks about both the physical and emotional paralysis she faced while encouraging others in and out of their wheelchair.
27:39
November 17, 2020
Cheryl Ano - Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer
This week we are honoring Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer, Cheryl Ano. Cheryl talks about her 20 year journey in the military as a wife and mother. She also extends empathy along with practical advice to active members and their families.
23:40
November 10, 2020
Karen Ehman - Episode 44- Reach Out, Gather In
Karen and I discuss hospitality from her newest book, Reach Out, Gather In; 40 days to opening your heart and home.
25:46
November 4, 2020
Jamie Grace - Finding Quiet
Jamie shares the anxiety she experienced from a Tourettes diagnosis at age 12 and her journey to quiet the noise in her life today.
52:57
October 28, 2020
Laura Bailey - Episode 42 - Beyond The Noise
Laura and I discuss her new book Beyond The Noise. We talk about those moments where we question and doubt ourselves, our purpose, and if we and who we are really matter.
27:08
October 20, 2020
Abby McDonald - Episode 41 - Shift
In today's conversation Abby talks about her new book, Shift. Shift explores the life-changing truth that when we adjust our lens to focus our eyes on God rather than on what we wish we were seeing in our lives, He reveals Himself to us.
26:35
October 13, 2020
Mary DeMuth - Episode 40 - 7 Deadly Friendships
Mary shares the importance recognizing and giving yourself permission to let go of unhealthy friendships and ones that have just run their course.
22:52
October 7, 2020
Rachael Adams - Where We Find Our Security
Fellow podcaster and writer, Rachael Adams and I discuss where to look when our insecurities are messing with our confidence and making us feel less than the person God created us to be.
36:01
September 30, 2020
Erin Todd - Episode 38 - Intuitive Eating
Erin shares the insecurities she had faced with food for two decades and how intuitive eating has changed her life and approach with food.
22:36
September 23, 2020
Nicolle Findlay - Episode 37 - "It's Going To Be Awesome"
Nicolle and I discuss the support that teachers are hoping to receive from parents this school year and the importance of learning to be comfortable, being uncomfortable.
34:58
September 15, 2020
Becky Copp - Education Series - Flexibility & Positivity
Educational leader Becky Copp and I discuss the importance of looking for the positives in what seems to be a negative time in education as well as the making the choice to be flexible in the unknowns ahead.
33:56
September 8, 2020
Jen Pouliot - Episode 35 - Leading By Example
Jen is the 7th grade assistant principal in the Rome School District. She and I discuss her position as a leader in both her professional and personal life and how important it is for parents to set their children up for success with leading by example instead of resistance in the upcoming school year.
30:21
September 2, 2020
Episode 34 - Dr. Deana Porterfield - President of Roberts Wesleyan College - Leading with Love
President Porterfield and I discussion leading a college through a pandemic with faith, hope & love. She shares the importance of protecting her students and staff as well as encouragement and helpful steps moving ahead during this "burden of uncertainty."
31:51
August 25, 2020
Jen Roland - Episode 33 - Perfection
Jen talks about identifying the need for perfection. How to uproot it from our heart and shift the focus on the perfection that God created uniquely in each of us.
27:02
August 19, 2020
Amber Davis - Episode 32 - Flight
Amber and I talk about the importance of encouraging not only others but also ourselves. Acknowledging the middle moments as small accomplishments toward our dreams and practical advice for perfectionists.
30:14
August 11, 2020
Nicole Zasowski - Episode 31 - From Lost To Found
Nicole and I talk about how our circumstances don't define us but rather refine us and the importance of community. Foregoing the desire of the masses and instead God's impact from serving the one.
23:21
August 5, 2020
Alli Worthington - Episode 30
Alli and I discuss her new book Standing Strong.
28:55
July 22, 2020
Paula Faris - Episode 29 - Called Out
Paula and I talk about her decision to walk away from a prominent career including co-hosting The View and co-anchoring Good Morning America Weekend to find the purpose God has for her.
42:11
July 14, 2020
Sasha Shillcut - Episode 28 - Between Grit And Grace
Sasha and I talk about her brand Brave Enough and how empowering women with courage allows them to sit at the table without forfeiting who they are.
30:01
July 7, 2020
Amy Debrucque - Episode 26 - Ordinary Love
Amy talks about finding the extraordinary gift in ordinary love.
08:45
June 21, 2020
Ronne Rock - Episode 27 - One Woman Can Change The World
Ronne and I talk about her new book and mission to empower others in their journey to change the world, one simple step at a time.
35:22
June 21, 2020
Episode 25- Erin Weidemann - Marriage
Erin is a five-time cancer survivor and founder of Truth Becomes Her. We talk about her most important roles as a wife and mother and how learning to trust over fear was the key to her success.
43:38
June 17, 2020
Episode 24 - Karen Ehman - Keep Showing Up
New York Times best-selling author shares her new book on marriage, Keep Showing Up. We talk about the importance of learning your spouse's love language and offering the perspective in marriage that different isn't bad, just different. 
37:18
June 10, 2020
Episode 23 - Marriage Q & A with Ron & Amy
In this episode my husband and I are interviewed by our two daughters on how well we know each other after 24 years of marriage. 
24:43
June 4, 2020
Episode 22 - Blythe Daniel & Helen McIntosh - Mother/Daughter Relationships
Blythe and Helen share their new book Mended. We discuss how mother and daughter relationships can become strained and off course at times. However, they offer practical steps to begin mending the relationship and reminding us that it is never too late to restore the connection between mothers and daughters.
36:47
May 26, 2020
Danielle Rogers - Episode 21 New mom and nurse during COVID-19
Danielle shares the added anxieties that come with being a new mom and nurse during this pandemic. She shares practical advise on staying healthy as well as the importance of setting boundaries and fasting with all types of media.
31:28
May 18, 2020
Alice Rinaldo - Episode 20 - Motherhood
Alice and I discuss what it's like to re-start your family after 40 and the lessons she's learned from the years in between.
28:20
May 11, 2020
Amy Carney Episode 19 - Parenting On Purpose
Amy shares her mission to show parents how to parent on purpose. We talk about the importance of having a plan of action and claiming the end goal which consists of the realization that we are not raising kids but rather raising adults.
36:19
May 6, 2020
Jayme Elizabeth Episode 18 - Faith
Jayme and I wrap up April's topic of Faith by  offering impactful actions that can be done during this pandemic. First, asking ourselves what we can do to help and encourage those around us allows us to reset and refocus as well as dwell in gratitude instead of fear.
35:15
April 30, 2020
Sara Johnson - Episode 17 - Faith
Sara and I discuss her new book, Now Waiting. Now waiting talks about how life in the middle can be hard, similar to the feelings we have all experienced at one time or another during this pandemic. Yet, Sarah reminds us that waiting is a vital part of our story and what we do with our time of waiting matters.
35:13
April 22, 2020
Jessica Herberger Episode 16
Jessica shares her new book, Break Bread Together. We discuss community, friendship, vulnerability, and transparency as it relates to the last supper.
32:51
April 16, 2020
Season Bowers Episode 15
Season discusses her mission of joy by living like the Gospel is good news!
36:44
April 8, 2020
Episode 14: Roundtable Discussion on Quarantine, Social Distancing & Sanity
This is our continued discussion where we talk about the effect this pandemic has had on our parents and children. We also talk about what we would like to takeaway from this experience, hoarding issues and how are children may view this time completely different from us.
32:50
April 2, 2020
Life On Purpose - Episode 13 / Round Table Discussion - Quarantine, Social Distancing & Sanity
This episode is a shared discussion of many different women from different places and positions yet a common perspective during this time of uncertainty. We talk about children, routines, homeschooling, fitness, parents, gratitude and our sanity. Enjoy.
42:08
March 25, 2020
Melissa Ferguson Episode #12 Career Anxiety
Melissa shares her journey of becoming a best-selling rom-com author. How she combines motherhood, marriage, and writing while keeping her priorities in check and life in balance.
25:24
March 17, 2020
Amy Robbins Life On Purpose Episode 11
Amy shares the importance staying humble and kind to maintain longevity and success in a career you love.
29:38
March 10, 2020
Rachel Swanson Episode 10 Career/Workplace Anxiety
Rachel shares how her anxiety from trying to balance motherhood while keeping herself refreshed and restored in God's word, led her to the creation of the national best-selling book, The Big and Little Coloring Devotional.
28:10
March 6, 2020
Jen Roland Life On Purpose Episode 9
Jen shares her healthy living resources and how shifting our mindset from fear to truth can help keep anxiety at bay.
33:44
February 27, 2020
Jodi Howe Episode 8
Jodi shares practical advice on getting your anxiety under control as well as the reminder that you're not alone!
29:19
February 20, 2020
Kimberly Basco Episode 7
Kimberly shares her mission of wellness to military spouses.
40:18
February 14, 2020
Julie Reskc Life On Purpose Episode 6
Finding a purpose through fitness within the topic of HEALTH.
26:57
February 5, 2020
Amy Debrucque Episode 5 - Health
Amy shares her story of anxiety relating to health and how learning to balance what she can control with the things she can't brought about the mental and physical health she craved.
14:38
January 31, 2020
Sarah Butterfield Episode 4
Anxiety as a result from geographical CHANGE.
29:45
January 24, 2020
Susan Litera Episode 3
Life On Purpose  - The topic of CHANGE from grief
38:11
January 16, 2020
Paige Harley - Episode 2
Life On Purpose topic CHANGE from divorce.
28:37
January 6, 2020
Life On Purpose with Amy Debrucque Episode 1
Life On Purpose - Tackling Fear and Anxiety one month at a time.
05:08
December 29, 2019
Amy Debrucque
In this episode I share a story about my first step in overcoming anxiety and how it changed my life forever.
06:31
August 8, 2019