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The Filter Free Mom

The Filter Free Mom

By The Filter Free Mom
A Christian show to encourage moms & all women to put away the filters and share their true selves. We all have a story to tell, of the hard stuff and how we made it through. The more we open up, the more women know they ARE NOT ALONE. www.thefilterfreemom.com thefilterfreemom@gmail.com
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Decision Fatigue & Overwhelm In Stressful Times
Many of us are extremely overwhelmed by what's going on in the world today and in times of extreme stress, the easy stuff can feel really hard.  I share some tips for decision making when there's no good choices as well as tips & encouragement to get through these trying days.
40:41
July 27, 2020
Caring For Yourself Through Depression - Part 2
I share more ways to care for yourself while you're depressed.  I give some tips that work well for me in my own battle with depression and I hope something I've shared will be of help to you too. If you'd like to have your experience with depression, shared with The Filter Free Community and on the show, please leave me a message on anchor or email me at thefilterfreemom@gmail.com.  You can also leave a message on the "set free" voicemail box by calling 314-329-0350. If you're in crisis please get help.  You are important and valuable. Here's some resources that might help: SAMSHA What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline? SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Crisis Text Line Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Crisis Text Line HOW DOES CRISIS TEXT LINE WORK? You text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The Crisis Counselor helps you move from a hot moment to a cool calm to stay safe and healthy using effective active listening and suggested referrals – all through text message, using Crisis Text Line’s secure platform. For more detail, see How It Works. *See website for numbers to text in Canada & UK National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Suicide Prevention Lifeline  We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255 National Domestic Violence Hotline tel 1-800-799-7233 GET HELP Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. National Domestic Violence Hotline *I’M NOT A DOCTOR OR A PROFESSIONAL AUTHORIZED TO TREAT PATIENTS.  ANY ADVICE GIVEN ON MY BLOG IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE BUT RATHER TIPS I SHARE BASED ON MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.  PLEASE SEEK COUNSEL OF A DOCTOR AND OR THERAPIST AND GET THE HELP YOU NEED.  PLEASE DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS WITHOUT SPEAKING TO YOUR DOCTOR.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SOME HERBAL TEAS AND SUPPLEMENTS ARE NOT SAFE WITH ALL MEDICATIONS SO IT’S IMPORTANT TO SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR FIRST. IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE GET HELP NOW.*
29:38
July 20, 2020
Caring For Yourself Through Depression- Part 1
In this first of a 2-part episode, I share 10 ways to care for yourself while you're depressed.  I give some tips that work well for me in my own battle with depression and I hope something I've shared will be of help to you too.  If you'd like to have your experience with depression, shared with The Filter Free Community and on the show, please leave me a message on anchor or email me at thefilterfreemom@gmail.com.  You can also leave a message on the "set free" voicemail box by calling 314-329-0350. If you're in crisis please get help.  You are important and valuable. Here's some resources that might help: SAMSHA What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline? SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Crisis Text Line Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Crisis Text Line HOW DOES CRISIS TEXT LINE WORK? You text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The Crisis Counselor helps you move from a hot moment to a cool calm to stay safe and healthy using effective active listening and suggested referrals – all through text message, using Crisis Text Line’s secure platform. For more detail, see How It Works. *See website for numbers to text in Canada & UK National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Suicide Prevention Lifeline  We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255 National Domestic Violence Hotline tel 1-800-799-7233 GET HELP Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. National Domestic Violence Hotline *I’M NOT A DOCTOR OR A PROFESSIONAL AUTHORIZED TO TREAT PATIENTS.  ANY ADVICE GIVEN ON MY BLOG OR PODCAST IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE BUT RATHER TIPS I SHARE BASED ON MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.  PLEASE SEEK COUNSEL OF A DOCTOR AND OR THERAPIST AND GET THE HELP YOU NEED.  PLEASE DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS WITHOUT SPEAKING TO YOUR DOCTOR.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SOME HERBAL TEAS AND SUPPLEMENTS ARE NOT SAFE WITH ALL MEDICATIONS SO IT’S IMPORTANT TO SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR FIRST. IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE GET HELP NOW.*
21:29
July 13, 2020
How To Fight Through Your Anxiety.
I share my best tips, that I have learned in my own struggle with anxiety, so that you might have some tools to apply to your own struggle.
33:10
July 6, 2020
Worry Less, Trust More
There's never been a better time than now to "worry less and trust more". I share my thoughts on what this means and how to apply it in a time that feels so out of control.
16:39
June 26, 2020
Welcome to The Filter Free Mom Podcast!
In this first episode, I welcome you to the community and tell you how The Filter Free Mom came to be.   I also explain why it's important that us women speak up and talk about the hard stuff.  If you would like to be SET FREE, email your story of redemption or the hard thing you're struggling through right now, to thefilterfreemom@gmail.com and I'll read it on an upcoming episode, to not only help you feel set free, but to also encourage another woman listening.  Visit www.thefilterfreemom.com for more information and encouragement. "Like" The Filter Free Mom on Facebook to stay up to date on everything going on in The Filter Free Mom Community. I hope you'll join along. 
13:42
June 11, 2020