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The Best of You
The Best of You
That Sounds Fun Network

Join counselor and author, Dr. Alison Cook, as she guides you through some of your toughest challenges with wisdom, kindness, and grace.... more

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Episode 80: Navigating Overwhelming Emotions—2 Essential Steps to Bring Calm to the Chaos Within

What if your emotions aren't your enemies afterall? What if they actually help? This holiday season, I'm taking you on... more

30 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 79: Surviving Trauma & A Path to Forgiveness—Finding God In the Hardest Parts of Your Story With Esau McCaulley

I was thrilled to have this conversation about a book that's easily one of my favorites this year. The brilliant... more

16 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 78: The Mental Health Benefits of Forgiveness & Thoughts on Grace with Max Lucado

Today’s episode is packed! First, I walk you through some practical, research-backed thoughts on forgiveness and grace. Then I invite... more

09 Nov 2023 · 44 minutes
Episode 77: The Dark Night of the Soul—Why It Happens & What It Means

Have you felt far from God? Do you find yourself wondering what in the world God is doing amidst all... more

03 Nov 2023 · 35 minutes
Episode 76: When Self-Help Isn't Enough—Finding the Faith & Strength to Move Forward after Loss & Heartache With Granger Smith

I read country music singer Granger Smith's new book in one sitting and cried my way through it. It’s a... more

26 Oct 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 75: Your Secret Weapon Against Stress & Anxiety—How to Transform Your Mind Through the Power of Prayer

Prayer is where self-awareness meets God-awareness. I’ve come to cherish it as an intimate, deeply grounding practice. But I haven’t... more

19 Oct 2023 · 46 minutes
Episode 74: The Neurobiology of Hope and How to Find Hope in Hard Times with Dr. Curt Thompson

I am so thrilled to have my friend, Dr. Curt Thompson, on the podcast today. I have been deeply transformed... more

14 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Episode 73: True Belonging vs. Groupthink, Cliques, & Trying to Fit In—How to Belong to Others While Staying True To Yourself

If you’ve ever struggled to feel like you belong, this episode is for you. I’ve struggled with belonging for decades.... more

05 Oct 2023 · 40 minutes
Episode 72: Resilience—Overcoming Failure, Handling Adversity, and Telling Yourself the Truth

We all feel defeated by the challenges we face from time to time. I have talked with so many people... more

28 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
Episode 71: All About Therapy—Do I Need a Therapist, How Do I Find One, and What Type of Therapy Works Best?

Today, we’re talking allll about therapy. I've gathered up the big questions people ask and we're tackling them head-on. Remember,... more

21 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
The Best of You
Episode 80: Navigating Overwhelming Emotions—2 Essential Steps to Bring Calm to the Chaos Within
The Best of You