RESOURCES FOR CHURCHES AND SMALL GROUPS
FREE SOUL TALK VIDEO SERIES
Our good friends at Soul Tour have created a series of 8 free videos created called Soul Talk (see episodes below).
The aim of this incredible series is to help Church life-groups go deeper with each other and grow in their understanding of several important mental/emotional health topics.
Each episode begins with an introduction to the topic by
counsellor and author Belinda Stott. Three people then
share their personal journey with the issue at hand, then it's back to Belinda who provides an abundance of practical tips and insights on how to find healing and support others in need.
SOUL TALK CARDS (Feelings and Needs)
Life-groups that choose to run the Soul Talk video series are encouraged to consider purchasing a deck of Soul Talk cards for use in their group.
These cards have been specifically designed to help small groups share their emotions and needs effectively with each other. Soul Talk cards can be purchased from our shop.
SOUL TALK EPISODES
This first episode begins with viewers being taught how to use their Soul Talk cards to effectively communicate with each other. Belinda then introduces the topic of burnout, explaining what it is and dispelling some common myths about it. She shares how to get out of burnout along with ways to avoid going into it in the first place.
Research suggests that 1 in 4 Australians suffer with anxiety. While small amounts of anxiety can provide us with necessary motivation, too much fear for too long can have a devastating impact on our mental/emotional health and physical bodies.
In this episode Belinda explains what anxiety is and how to keep it under control.
Disappointments and losses are a normal part of life, so sooner or later everyone will have to process grief.
In this episode Belinda explains what grief is, how to work through it and how to know when you're healing. In addition, Belinda tackles the six most common myths about grief in society today.
Depression has been described as the common cold of Western mental illness. In this episode Belinda explains the six different types of depression and how to heal from each of them. The framework provided for this talk has been developed by counsellor David J. Riddell.
Intimacy in any relationship is impossible without trust, yet few people understand even the basics of this vital topic.
In this episode, Belinda explains how to build and maintain trust. She also outlines how to rebuild trust if it gets broken.
The willingness and ability to forgive is vital to having great relationships and mental health. While most people know this, many people still find themselves stuck in unforgiveness and bitterness.
In this episode, Belinda explains the practical steps required to forgive yourself and others.
The ability to speak the truth in love is vital for those who want to follow the example of Jesus. Yet, many Christians today struggle to find that all-important balance between ignoring problems in the quest for peace on one hand, and damaging relationships by being overbearing or abrasive on the other.
Join Belinda as she explains the practical steps required to level up your assertiveness skills.
Dealing With Difficult People
Dealing with the difficult people in your life with honesty and dignity is no small feat. Indeed, without this skill such relationships remain shallow, or are abandoned altogether.
In this video Belinda shares many practical insights on how to be proactively assertive with even the most challenging people in your life.
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