Air date 09/03/2018

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Psychologist Dr. Kelly Flanagan discusses the origins of shame, the search for self-worth in all the wrong places, and the importance of extending grace to ourselves. He also explains how parents can help their kids find their own sense of self-worth, belonging and purpose.

  • Featured Episode

    Shaming Kids

    You see it everywhere, from youth sporting events to grocery stores.  And, these days, even on social media.  I’m talking about parents who use shame to discipline their children.

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  • Featured Article

    Living Without Constant Guilt

    This misunderstood emotion can provide us with life experiences that can help us change for the better.

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  • Featured Episode

    Pursuing Healthy and Authentic Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

    Best-selling author Donald Miller candidly describes how he learned to break his past cycle of destructive relationships by identifying and dealing with shame and becoming genuine and vulnerable with others. (Part 1 of 2)

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    Pursuing Healthy and Authentic Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

    Best-selling author Donald Miller candidly describes how he learned to break his past cycle of destructive relationships by identifying and dealing with shame and becoming genuine and vulnerable with others. (Part 2 of 2)

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  • Featured Episode

    Heaping Shame on Kids

    Have you ever yelled at your kids? Now, I know children can make parents angry, but the truth is, that anger may be impacting them more than you realize. 

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  • Featured Initiative

    Counseling Services and Referrals

    Focus on the Family offers one-time complimentary consultation from a Christian perspective.

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