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Straight-Up: Just a Voice

Straight-Up: Just a Voice

By January Danyele

Just a voice.

That’s what you will hear. No fluff. No bells. No whistles. No extras. Just a writer. With a pen. Some paper. Her Bible. A microphone. A voice to be used by God. Straight-up, but speaking truth about Him.
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Mental Health, The Church and You: Depression, Part 1

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Process of Elimination, Part 3: Social Media
Process of Elimination, Part 3: Social Media
The last episode in a series related to fasting, related to distraction and social media. This episode includes ways to reduce time spent on social media outlets, triggers and traps that are common when using. 
20:24
January 30, 2022
Process of Elimination, Part 2: Alcohol
Process of Elimination, Part 2: Alcohol
Second episode in a multi-part series on eliminating unhealthy habits, and making way for greater blessings and a healthier version of who God designed. This episode includes a personal testimony regarding the decision to eliminate and not drink alcohol. 
17:45
January 18, 2022
Process of Elimination, Part 1: Spending
Process of Elimination, Part 1: Spending
This is Part 1 of a New Series titled Process of Elimination. In this series, January discusses making lowering or eliminating spending to create a healthy habit that honors, places trust in God, and makes room for Him to move you in the direction He wants you to go. 
22:21
January 13, 2022
Self-Care as an Act of Love
Self-Care as an Act of Love
Last episode in a series on managing depression and anxiety biblically and practically. Episode focuses on self-care using biblical principals. 
10:48
December 30, 2021
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Taming Your Thoughts with Truth
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Taming Your Thoughts with Truth
Anxiety and depression can present with a number of negative thought patterns, about ourselves and others.  In this episode, I share some present and past ways in which I have tamed the ugly "thought monster," that would be Satan...with the Truth!
19:46
December 21, 2021
Gratitude for Mental Wellness
Gratitude for Mental Wellness
Research has been conducted by numerous positive psychologists to support the use of gratitude as a tool to increase happiness and positive outlooks on life, and is often prescribed as a strategy in managing symptoms of depression and anxiety. While psychology supports the practice, gratitude is also a widely used practice in the Bible as well, a term we often refer to as praise! 
12:57
December 09, 2021
Mental Health, The Church and You: Depression, Part 1
Mental Health, The Church and You: Depression, Part 1
Introduction to a multipart series on depression and Biblical truths about coping.  Highlights key information providing background on the illness, and evidence of its existence in many Biblical greats!
09:43
November 24, 2021
Paul's Strategy for Anxiety: THINK
Paul's Strategy for Anxiety: THINK
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Part 5 in the Mental Health, the Church, and You Podcast Series.  Brief review of anxiety and common symptoms and a biblical strategy to examining some of the negative thought processes that often manifest as a result. 
24:55
October 31, 2021
Boundaries and Social Media
Boundaries and Social Media
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Remember last week when I said blocking wasn't mean?  Well, there may be some other social media boundaries you need to set to provide mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness. Listen as I share some of my experiences, some of the boundaries I have set as a result, and a parenting nugget!
27:50
October 17, 2021
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Boundary Myths
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Boundary Myths
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Second episode regarding boundaries and mental health. This episode focuses on 4 common myths when setting boundaries including the belief that boundaries are mean, show disobedience, unforgiveness, and intolerance. 
26:05
October 10, 2021
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Boundaries
Mental Health, The Church, and You: Boundaries
First episode of the series is an introduction on boundaries.  What are they? What are the biblical truths regarding setting boundaries, and what do they have to do with mental health? 
09:07
October 03, 2021
What Now God?
What Now God?
This is the second part explaining a Mental Health series to be conducted weekly. The first part is on the blog: straightupmessytruth.com and can also be seen here: https://youtu.be/8V6xPcaTQcc
05:47
September 26, 2021
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Trailer
Introduction for podcast by the author of the blog, Straight Up: Messy Truth Weekly segments focused on God, truth, the mess of life, faith, and special series related a variety of topics!
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September 26, 2021