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Strength Can Be Found Within a Crisis

Strength Can Be Found Within a Crisis

Embrace Your Risks My job entails a lot of responsibility for others——I am a senior pastor who leads a team. This responsibility can feel like a heavy weight,…

Don Easton June 17, 2021
Staying Calm Amongst the Risks

Staying Calm Amongst the Risks

Keeping Calm to Reduce Risks When we were building our current house, we wanted to be on-site as much as possible, part of the process of construction. The builder…

Don Easton June 10, 2021
Burnout in the Bible

Burnout in the Bible

Bible hero experienced burnout Did you know that even Biblical prophets experienced burnout? The prophet Elijah suffered some very serious burnout after Jezebel…

Don Easton June 3, 2021
The Distraction of Comparison

The Distraction of Comparison

What makes you lose focus? If we know and understand our assignment (read this) then the best thing we can do is to stay focused on completing it. But as humans,…

Don Easton May 27, 2021
Keeping focused on your purpose

Keeping focused on your purpose

Distraction of comparison In the last post, we looked at how to find and understand our purpose, or our life’s assignment. However, even once we understand our…

Don Easton May 20, 2021
Three voices that define purpose

Three voices that define purpose

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain One benchmark of a healthy Christian leader…

Don Easton May 13, 2021
The importance of healthy stress

The importance of healthy stress

Stress can propel us to action I have spent a lot of time in this blog, discussing the ways a person can manage stress and avoid burnout, but I want to take some…

Don Easton May 6, 2021
Moving Beyond Rest to Restoration

Moving Beyond Rest to Restoration

When I was going through burnout, I felt so stuck and tired and got to the point where I just couldn’t keep going. I needed rest… lots of it. I took time off…

Don Easton April 29, 2021
Where can I grow my resilience?

Where can I grow my resilience?

How do I handle life’s difficulties? Do I face them head-on or do I tend to procrastinate or simply ignore them? Do challenges make me feel anxious? Depressed?…

Don Easton April 22, 2021
The Key to Amplifying Resilience

The Key to Amplifying Resilience

Everyone faces hardships. No matter who you are, or what kind of life you live, you will face hardships. We all face failure, grief and disappointment over and over.…

Don Easton April 15, 2021
Stuck in the circumstances of life?

Stuck in the circumstances of life?

At some point, we have all felt trapped by the circumstances of life. We’ve been stuck in a low-paying job or a boss we can’t tolerate, we’re been in bad relationships…

Don Easton April 8, 2021
The key barrier to taking responsibility—Self-isolation

The key barrier to taking responsibility—Self-isolation

The Elijah Syndrome When do you feel the most alone? Think about these two scenarios; a Saturday afternoon after a normal but decent and productive week of work.…

Don Easton April 1, 2021
Showing Agency - (taking responsibility)

Showing Agency - (taking responsibility)

Why we need agency Agency is the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices. Showing agency is a cornerstone of mature adults…

Don Easton March 25, 2021
Two big stressors you need to know about

Two big stressors you need to know about

The two most common stressors There are many roads in our life that lead to stress. Work, relationships, personal goals… all of these things naturally come with…

Don Easton March 18, 2021
Is stress affecting my sleep?

Is stress affecting my sleep?

Stress and sleep There are lots of reasons that you might not be sleeping; lack of exercise, irregular schedules, too much screen time or too much caffeine…all…

Don Easton March 11, 2021
Practising self-care to mitigate stress

Practising self-care to mitigate stress

Self-care can mitigate stress You wake up from another night of tossing and turning, your shoulders are tight, your jaw aches from grinding your teeth in your sleep.…

Don Easton March 4, 2021