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Welcome to Episode 13 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions” ! In this episode, we delves into Section 7: Navigating Life Transitions: Trusting in God’s Plan, continuing her exploration of Ruth’s inspiring story. Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz faced challenges and uncertainties yet remained faithful to God, offering timeless lessons for our own journeys.

Discover the profound impact of Ruth’s journey beyond mere luck—it’s a testament to God’s providence and plan for our lives. We explore how their faithfulness and obedience during challenges guide us in making decisions amidst our own transitions and uncertainties.

Asking thought-provoking questions, Jeanie encourages reflection on trusting God’s guidance, handling unanswered prayers, and aligning priorities with God’s will. The episode concludes with a commitment to embody virtues like humility, love, and trust during life’s transitions, inspired by Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz.

Join us in contemplating these questions and embracing a life of love, service, and prayer. Plus, don’t miss the opportunity to connect with a community of women navigating transitions in the Cheerful Transition Journey Facebook Group—details in the show notes!

 

LINK TO THE BOOK OF RUTH:  LINK

LINK TO CHEERFUL TRANSITION JOURNEY FACEBOOK GROUP:  LINK

LlNK TO EPISODE 10: LINK

LINK TO EPISODE 11:  LINK

LINK TO EPISODE 12:  LINK

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

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Hey, Y’all! It’s Jeanie, and we’re diving into the heart of Ruth’s story in Episode 12 of Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transition Podcast. If you’ve missed the previous ones, don’t worry—check the link’s show notes!

In Section 5, “Embracing Hope on the Journey Home,” we follow Naomi and Ruth’s arrival in Bethlehem. Imagine the buzz in the town as they arrived, much like the curiosity in our communities when someone new walks into church or Bible study. We explore the importance of shifting focus from negatives to blessings during tough times and seeing life through God’s lenses.

Now, onto Section 6, “Living with Transitions: Embracing Love and Faithfulness.” Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz exemplify qualities we can aspire to in navigating life’s challenges. Boaz’s generosity during the barley harvest and Ruth’s humility as she gleaned in his fields teach us about treating our elders with respect and helping those in need.

Reflect on questions like prioritizing faithfulness in relationships, embodying humility and love, and committing to kindness and trust in God’s guidance.

As we delve into the lessons from Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz, may their story guide us in navigating life’s transitions with grace and finding hope in God’s guiding hand.

Join the Cheerful Transition Journey Facebook Group for support, encouragement, and guidance for our listeners navigating transitions. Check the show notes for the link. Until next time, embrace the journey with a cheerful heart!

 

LINK TO THE BOOK OF RUTH:  LINK

LINK TO CHEERFUL TRANSITION JOURNEY FACEBOOK GROUP:  LINK

LlNK TO EPISODE 10: LINK

LINK TO EPISODE 11: LINK

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

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🎙️ Welcome to Episode 11 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions” with your host, Jeanie! 🌟 In this episode, we delve into the heartwarming journey of Ruth, exploring the themes of selflessness, love, and devotion.

🌈 Section 3: Embrace New Beginnings! Join us as we unravel Naomi’s selfless act, urging Ruth and Orpah to find happiness in their mothers’ homes. Naomi’s thoughtful consideration for others during challenging times sparks reflections on our own priorities. How do we balance self-care with genuine care for those around us? Let’s shift our focus, embodying the spirit of Naomi.

🤔 Questions to Ponder:

  • How does Naomi’s selflessness inspire you to consider others’ well-being in challenging times?
  • Why is reflecting on the impact of our actions crucial during difficult circumstances?
  • How can we emulate Naomi’s balance between self-care and caring for others?

🌟 Section 4: The Power of Love and Devotion Experience the poignant farewell between Naomi, Ruth, and Orpah. Ruth’s unwavering commitment, despite the challenges outlined by Naomi, shines through. Discover how Ruth’s loyalty leads to remarkable blessings, highlighting God’s boundless love for all.

🤔 Questions to Ponder:

  • How can the “counting the cost” principle apply to our journey of following Jesus?
  • What inspires you about Ruth’s loyalty and determination in her response to Naomi?
  • How can we teach others about God through our actions and words?

🌺 In Conclusion: As we navigate life’s transitions, let’s draw inspiration from Naomi and Ruth, fostering care for others and embracing God’s boundless love. Let this episode resonate within you, and join us next time for more of Ruth’s inspiring story.

🙏 Prayer and Community: Reflect on your challenges with our Book of Ruth series. Join our supportive community in the Cheerful Transition Journey Facebook Group. Find the link in the show notes. Remember, as you navigate life’s transitions, you are not alone.

 

LINK TO THE BOOK OF RUTH:  LINK

LINK TO CHEERFUL TRANSITION JOURNEY FACEBOOK GROUP:  LINK

LlNK TO EPISODE 10: LINK

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

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Welcome to Episode 10 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transition.” Today, we dive into the heart of Ruth’s story—a tale of love, joyous unions, and celebrations of life.

In Section 1, we introduced Ruth as a source of inspiration for women facing challenges. Section 2 explores Naomi’s journey through relocation, loss, and grief, offering lessons on faith and resilience.

Reflect on your own challenges as we discuss Naomi’s story. The show notes include a link to the Book of Ruth for further exploration.

As we wrap up, let love illuminate your path, and consider joining the Cheerful Transition Journey Facebook Group for support through life’s transitions.

Thank you for joining us. Until next time, embrace life’s transitions with cheerfulness, hope, and unwavering faith.

LINK TO THE BOOK OF RUTH:  LINK

LINK TO CHEERFUL TRANSITION JOURNEY FACEBOOK GROUP:  LINK

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

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In this episode 9 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions,” we will focus to the significance of guidance during these transitions.

Reflecting on previous episodes discussing the power of support groups for women navigating life’s changes, we will paints a vivid picture of these groups as spaces where women can freely share their experiences, emotions, and worries, finding solace among others who genuinely understand their journey. Beyond emotional support, Jeanie highlights the practical advice and savvy coping strategies shared within these groups. Drawing parallels to having a map drawn by those who’ve walked similar paths, she underscores the priceless nature of guidance from individuals who have successfully navigated similar transitions.

Moreover, Jeanie delves into the transformative power of these groups, describing them as catalysts for resilience and self-empowerment. Within the supportive community, women uplift each other by sharing stories of triumph over adversity, inspiring others to harness their inner strength, set achievable goals, and take courageous steps forward.

The episode culminates in an exciting announcement: the launch of the “Cheerful Transition Journey,” a Facebook group inviting women to engage, share, and find support among like-minded individuals starting in January 8, 2024. This space is envisioned as a hub for guidance, camaraderie, and empowerment, where women can navigate life’s transitions together.

 

LINK TO CHEERFUL TRANSITION JOURNEY FACEBOOK GROUP:  LINK

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Book a Complimentary Call

Welcome back to “Cheerfully Embracing Life Transitions” with your host, Jeanie! In Episode 8, we dive into the empowering world of support groups tailored for women navigating life’s myriad transitions.

Our previous episode explored how support groups offer crucial emotional support during life changes. Today, we delve deeper into the three reasons why encouragement within these groups is invaluable:

  1. Understanding & Empathy:

  2. Guidance: 

  3. Nurturing Growth & Resilience: 

Join me as we unravel how these support groups become lifelines for women during transformative life changes, providing essential understanding, practical guidance, emotional support, and a nurturing environment for growth.

To further extend this support, I’ve created the ‘Cheerful Transition Journey’ on Facebook, a space starting January 2024 dedicated to fostering positivity, sharing wisdom, and building unity during transitional periods.

If you found this episode insightful, your support by liking or reviewing the podcast is genuinely appreciated. Connect with me on social media at Cheerful Heart Coach or Jeanie Benson—I can’t wait to hear from you!

Thank you for tuning in to Episode 8 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life Transitions.” Stay tuned for our upcoming episode on how support groups offer guidance during life’s pivotal moments.

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

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Welcome to Episode 7 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life Transitions,” where we delve deeper into the power of embracing life’s changes and the crucial role of support groups.

In this episode, we focus on the immense strength found in emotional support during life transitions. Change can be daunting, bringing a rollercoaster of emotions like fear, excitement, and uncertainty. Acknowledging these feelings and seeking support are vital steps in navigating this period.

We’ll explore how emotional support can be a game-changer during transitions, offering understanding, relief, and perspective. Understanding brings empathy and validation, crucial for combating the isolation often felt during challenging transitions like divorce or an empty nest. Relief comes from safe spaces where one can freely express emotions without judgment, lessening stress. And gaining diverse perspectives from trusted individuals helps in making informed decisions.

To extend this support, the ‘Cheerful Transition Journey’ on Facebook is being created, a space fostering positivity and unity among women facing life’s changes. Starting in January 2024, it aims to provide wisdom and encouragement during transitional periods.

Remember, resilience tools like self-care habits, coping mechanisms, and guidance play pivotal roles in navigating transitions. Strength isn’t avoiding challenges; it’s bouncing back stronger.

Join our community radiating optimism and resilience! Stay tuned for our next episode, where we explore how support groups provide encouragement during life transitions.

If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a like or review to help others discover our podcast. Follow us on social media at Cheerful Heart Coach or Jeanie Benson—I’d love to connect with you. Thank you for tuning in!

 

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

 

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Welcome to Episode 6 of the “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions” podcast! In this episode, despite battling a cold, our host dives into the crucial topic of navigating life transitions with a support system.

Discover why a support system is vital for women facing significant life changes, such as divorce, empty nesting, or chronic illness. Drawing inspiration from biblical passages, our host emphasizes the strength found in community and the importance of connections during challenging times.

Explore the unique challenges women encounter during life transitions and learn how a support group can offer emotional support, encouragement, and invaluable guidance. Uncover the biblical perspective on support, reminding us that divine guidance is also ever-present in our journey.

Our host creatively breaks down the three key elements of support into an acronym, “EEG,” likening it to the brain’s electrical activity measurement. Emotional Support, Encouragement, and Guidance form the perfect trio to help women navigate transitions with resilience and hope.

Remember that your earthly and divine support systems provide the much-needed “EEG” for your soul, creating a harmonious melody that keeps your spirit in tune even in challenging times. Embrace each transition, knowing you have the harmony of support, encouragement, and guidance to carry you through.

Don’t forget to share this episode with those who may benefit, leave a review, and stay tuned for an exciting invitation to an online support group through Facebook. Follow “Cheerful Heart Coach” on Facebook to ensure you don’t miss out. Thank you for joining us on this journey of embracing life’s transitions with cheerfulness and resilience!

 

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Book a Complimentary Call

Welcome to the “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions” podcast, where we embrace the challenges of life transitions with compassion and practical solutions. In episode #5, titled “3 Questions You May Ask When Going Through Transitions,” we’re delving deep into the crucial issues that accompany significant life changes.

If you’re facing a major life transition, whether it’s divorce, becoming an empty nester, retirement, or dealing with a chronic illness or disability, you’re not alone. We’ve got answers to those burning questions that keep you up at night.

Question 1: “How can I rebuild my self-esteem and confidence after a major life change?”

Question 2: “How can I maintain a sense of purpose and fulfillment?”

Question 3: “How can I effectively manage my life and responsibilities during a transition?”

 

But wait, there’s more! We’ve got a special treat for you. Remember that iconic scene from “Runaway Bride” where the main character, Maggie, didn’t know how she liked her eggs cooked? We’re drawing parallels between her journey of self-discovery and your process of navigating life transitions.

Introducing our “Life Transitions Preferences Quiz” – a fun and insightful tool designed to help you discover your unique style when it comes to life transitions. Uncover new insights and approach transitions with confidence. You can find the link to this quiz in our show notes or visit our website at cheerfulheartcoach.com.

If you feel like you could use some extra guidance during your life transition, we’re offering a complimentary call to see how the Cheerful Heart Coach can assist you. You don’t have to go through these challenges alone.

Join us in Episode #5 as we explore the answers to your burning questions, share practical tips, and embrace life transitions with a cheerful heart. Subscribe now and get ready to embark on this egg-citing journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

Thanks for tuning in, and we’ll catch you in the next episode!

 

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Book a Complimentary Call

Welcome to Episode 4 of ‘Keep It Real: Navigating Life’s Transitions with Hope.

In this episode, we dive deep into the realm of transitions, those moments that often catch us by surprise and challenge us to grow. From the reality of transitions to learning as we go, embracing emotions and stories, and finding hope to guide us through, we explore these life-changing moments with both real-world insights and wisdom from the Bible.

To begin with, we discuss the reality of transitions and how they shape our journey. Drawing inspiration from the story of Joseph, we discover that even in the darkest moments, we can find the strength to rise above our challenges and make the best out of unexpected transitions.

Then we focus on learning as we go, exploring the unique emotions and stories that come with each transition. Just like the biblical figure Moses, we learn that even the most daunting transitions can be opportunities for personal growth and learning.

Next, we emphasize the importance of embracing emotions and stories. We draw from the story of David, who, through the Psalms, teaches us that it’s okay to be authentic about our feelings during life’s transitions and use those emotions as a bridge to connect with others and with our faith.

And lastly, it is all about navigating transitions with hope. Drawing inspiration from the story of Esther, we find that hope can be our guiding light even in the darkest of transitions. With hope, we can transform adversity into opportunity and emerge stronger and more resilient.

Remember that your journey is like a story being written, with each transition as a new chapter. Keep it real, embrace the emotions, and never lose hope. Just as the individuals in these biblical stories found the strength to endure and thrive during their transitions, you too have the potential to be a testament to resilience and triumph.

And in exciting news, we’re creating a dedicated Facebook group for women navigating major life transitions. This group will offer a supportive community, coping strategies, ideas and inspiration, motivation, and accountability partners to help you through your journey. You’re not alone in this, and we can’t wait to share more details in our upcoming episode.

Thank you for joining us today, and we look forward to seeing you in our Facebook group and on our next episode. Your journey is filled with potential, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

 

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

10 Great Books

Join Jeanie Benson, your Cheerful Heart Coach, in Episode #3 of “Cheerfully Embracing Life Transitions.” In this heartfelt exploration, we dive into the chapters of marriage, divorce, motherhood, the empty nest, and the journey through chronic illness or disability.


Life unfolds like a captivating book, and each transition is a new chapter. Celebrate the joy of marriage and the strength to overcome the challenges of divorce. Embrace the miracle of motherhood and the opportunity of becoming an empty nester. Discover grace and purpose in the face of chronic illness or disability.


Throughout these transitions, remember you’re never alone. Have faith in God’s plan (Jeremiah 29:11), rediscover your true self (Ecclesiastes 3:1), seek assistance when needed (Proverbs 15:22), yield to your emerging strength (2 Corinthians 12:9), and take each step with faith (Psalm 119:105).


Stay cheerful, stay resilient, and keep embracing life’s transitions with faith and joy. Don’t miss our upcoming episode on the Transitional Resilience Process, a unique guide to navigate transitions confidently.

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Get ready for Episode 2 of our podcast! Have you ever been in the game? Think of a coach in sports: they guide, inspire, and support the players, but it’s the players who have to make the moves. Well, a Life coach is just like that. Curious? Tune in to Episode 2 to unravel the essence of Coaching – When, Why, and How it can change your life!

In this second episode of the “Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transitions” podcast, your host, Jeanie, the Cheerful Heart Coach, takes you on a journey to explore the transformative power of coaching during life’s transitions. Jeanie shares her mission to inspire and infuse positivity into the lives of women navigating significant life changes. She begins by defining coaching and distinguishing it from counseling, consulting, and mentoring, drawing insights from experts Patrick Williams and Diane Menendez.

Reflecting on her own life transitions, Jeanie highlights how a Life Coach could have been a guiding light during pivotal moments. She passionately asserts that a life coach can indeed make a significant difference in one’s life, likening them to the coaches who elevate athletes’ performance. Jeanie emphasizes that a life coach’s purpose is to facilitate personal progress without any hidden agendas, aligning with the individual’s unique vision.

Listeners are encouraged to consider whether they truly require a coach, with Jeanie drawing parallels to seeking expertise in other areas of life. She firmly believes that every individual can benefit from a dedicated coach, especially during transformative phases.

Towards the end of the episode, Jeanie leaves her audience with four transformative tips for navigating life’s transitions: Acknowledge Your Feelings, Focus On The Present, Stay Connected, and Embrace Change. These tips serve as valuable guidance for anyone going through a major life transition.

In a unique and fun twist, Jeanie introduces a quiz about life transitions, inspired by the movie “Runaway Bride.” Listeners are invited to discover their unique style in navigating transitions by taking the quiz on her website, cheerfulheartcoach.com.

As the episode concludes, Jeanie reaffirms her commitment to assisting, inspiring, and uplifting others during transitions. She offers a glimpse into upcoming episodes that will delve deeper into these topics, sharing real-life examples from the Bible to empower listeners with valuable insights. Jeanie kindly asks for support by liking, sharing, and recommending the podcast to friends and family who may benefit from guidance and cheer during their own life transitions, reminding everyone that they don’t have to face life’s challenges alone.

 

 Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

 

 Resources

Link to How Do You Like Your Eggs Quiz

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Welcome to the debut episode of “The Birth of My Cheerfully Embracing Life’s Transition Podcast.” In this episode, your host, Jeanie Barbour Benson aka The Cheerful Heart Coach, takes you through her journey of self-discovery and transformation across five decades of life. From battling insecurities in school to marriage, divorce, empty nester, and a chronic disability, Jeanie’s experiences have shaped her unique outlook on life. Join her as she shares pivotal moments and the lessons learned from them, leading to the creation of this podcast. Jeanie’s intention is to offer encouragement and support to others facing life’s transitions, all while embracing a cheerful spirit.

Call to Action

Locate me on Social Media, give me a follow, or visit my website for additional details about Life Transitions, Encouragement, and Support.

Resources

Link to Life Transition Worksheet

Link to 7 Days of Cheerful Verses  

Check out my next podcast to find out “How Do You Like Your Eggs?” Our quiz comprises six thought-provoking questions aimed at assessing your emotions, mindset, support system, time management, approach to setbacks, and outlook for the future.  

 

 

 

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