If you only listen to one podcast episode in 2020, this should be it. Dr. Deb Gorton, author of Embracing Uncomfortable, shares her insight as a clinical psychologist with several personal stories about how our drive for comfort is leading us away from our desired destination, and what you and I can do to start living differently.
In this episode, we discuss:
- How knowing your core identity gives you freedom to do so many other things
- How when we don’t know who we are and what we value, we make the wrong short term decisions
- How when get locked into specific outcomes, it’s hard to pivot when they don’t match our reality
- How our drive for comfort leads us away from our desired destination
- Colossians 1:16
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Quotes from this episode:
“My ultimate goals were wrapped up in the context of comfort.” -Dr. Deb Gorton
“I was locked into specific outcome and didn’t know how to navigate life when it changed” -Dr. Deb Gorton
When reality fails to meet our hopes/expectations, we have to learn to walk well amidst the incongruence. -Dr. Deb Gorton
I know who I want to be, how I want to be, and where I want to be no matter my season or circumstance. -Dr. Deb Gorton
“As we add more to our plates and less to our purpose, we lose who we are.” -Dr. Deb Gorton
This is my season and circumstance. What are the things I can appreciate and enjoy and value? -Dr. Deb Gorton