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Self-Compassion: What it is & How to Get More of It

(Final Episode) Self-Compassion: What it Is & How to Get More of It



Hello, friend! Welcome back!

This is the final episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, and I’m so glad you’re here.

Today, I’d like to say a big THANK YOU for all your support around this show. And I want to give you a sneak peek at what’s coming.

I’ve been working behind the scenes the past couple of months, rebuilding and rebooting what will become “Catching Your Breath: The Podcast”. It’s coming in January. I hope you’re as excited as I AM!!

You can actually go to CatchingYourBreath.com right now and click on the podcast link at the top of the page to listen to the intro episode right now.

With the launch of “Catching Your Breath: The Podcast,” you can expect 30-minute episodes on self-help, self-compassion, and self-care. I’m going to take the principles from the book and make them as practical and action-oriented as possible for people just like you, living an extraordinary, ordinary life. I want to teach you how to cultivate calm in your everyday life. Think of it as a weekly breath of fresh air.

On today’s episode, I’d like to give you an idea of what the new show is going to feel like by talking about self-compassion.

Show notes:

Save 50% off on 90 Days of Calm before 11/26/18 at 11:59 pm CST by using discount code 90DAYS50 at checkout at 90DaysofCalm.com

Here are a few quotes about self-compassion I happen to love. Check these out:

  • I only accept your mistakes and flaws to the degree that I accept my own. – Vironika Tugaleva
  • The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. – Mark Twain
  • Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. – Byron Katie
  • To love yourself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde
  • Nothing external to you has any power over you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

So, for today’s giveaway, if you go to catchingyourbreath.com/bonus, you can download these 5 powerful quotes on self-compassion as posters. I’ve designed them just for you, and I’d love for you to have them. You can save them to your phone or print them out and put them around your home or office. Just go to catchingyourbreath.com/bonus today to get your free gift.

Music in today’s episode by Devin Balram. Go to noisetrade.com/devinbalram to download all of Devin’s wonderful music.

Additional music by Tony Anderson. Listen here on Noisetrade.


Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm

Catching Your Breath (with The Inglorious Pasterds)



In this episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin is interviewed by Matt, Brad, and Michael of The Inglorious Pasterds Podcast. These friends chat about Steve’s brand-new book, Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm, which has just been released.

Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm

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sermon on the mount series finale

Sermon on the Mount: Series Finale (feat. Ryan Dunn)



Welcome to the #AskSteveAustin Podcast. This is the 11th and final episode of the Sermon on the Mount Series, featuring Steve Austin (with Ryan Dunn).

sermon on the mount series finale

About Ryan:

Convinced that social media is increasingly where people gather, Rev. Ryan Dunn seeks to help the church meet the world through online relationship building. He currently serves with United Methodist Communications as the chief blogger, editor, and social media minister for the Rethink Church initiative. His prior work experiences include youth pastor, sports blogger, web marketer, and radio producer.

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Things not to discuss at dinner, with Andie Redwine

Things Not to Discuss at Dinner (with Andie Redwine)



In this bonus episode of The #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks with his friend, filmmaker Andie Redwine. The two discuss all the things you’re not supposed to talk about at dinner (mainly faith, politics, and why we should listen to the women).

Things not to discuss at dinner, with Andie Redwine

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Rape Religion and Recovery

Rape, Religion, & Recovery



This bonus episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast includes a few things Steve’s written lately on the topics of rape, religion, and recovery.

Follow Steve Austin’s blog at iamsteveaustin.com today.

Pre-order Catching Your Breath.


jesus social worker

Jesus was a Social Worker (with Dr. Holly Oxhandler)



In Episode 79 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast with Steve Austin, Dr. Holly Oxhandler joins Steve to talk about salt and light. This continues our series on The Sermon on the Mount.

Dr. Holly Oxhandler is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and an Assistant Professor at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. Holly studies religion/spirituality, health and mental health, and is especially interested in whether and how mental and behavioral health therapists discuss their client’s religious/spiritual beliefs in treatment. She developed and validated the Religious/Spiritually Integrated Practice Assessment Scale, has written for numerous academic journals, and her research has been featured in the Washington Post, Consumer Affairs, Religion News Service, Baptist News Global, and more.

Holly lives in Waco, TX with her husband, Cory, and the couple has two children: Callie (2012) and Oliver (2016). She loves to read, paint, meditate, learn about others’ stories over a cup of coffee, and most of all, spend time with her loved ones.

Follow Holly at hollyoxhandler.com and listen to her every week on the CXMH Podcast.


Pilgrimage to Pando

What is Pando?



On this bonus episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin chats with participants in the Pilgrimage to Pando, sponsored by Pando Populus and the Western Aspen Alliance. What is Pando? Why does it matter? Why does everyone from an Episcopal priest to a Muslim rapper to Maria Shriver and the Gangsta Gardener care so much about 106 acres of woods in Utah? Listen to this episode to find out.

Read Steve Austin’s latest blog on Oneness & Legacy by clicking right here.

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Find out more at PandoPopulus.com

Music by BenSound


suicide and the woman at the well

Suicide, The Woman at the Well, & You



This bonus episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast features Steve Austin’s latest talk at Restore Alabaster. Check out this candid discussion on shame, suicide prevention, and creating a safe community.

Watch the video here.

Read Steve’s latest blog on this topic.

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Masturbation and How to Stop Disappointing Jesus

Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness (with Brad Polley)



In Episode 78 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks with Brad Polley, co-host of the Inglorious Pasterds Podcast. In this episode, we talk about the Beatitudes, the meaning of “righteousness”, and spanking the monkey.

Alternate Titles:

  1. The Beatitudes and Masturbation
  2. Spanking the Monkey with Brad Polley
  3. The REAL Reason Paul went Blind
  4. The Beatitudes: Who Cares?

Masturbation and How to Stop Disappointing Jesus

Show Notes:

  • I don’t think Joel Osteen preaches on this very often.
  • What’s about to come after this is completely upside down and backward. Nothing about this is how society works.
  • Blessed are the poor in spirit? Blessed are those who mourn? The modern church doesn’t believe any of this.
  • “There’s more opportunity for God when you’re at the end of your rope.” What are you even talking about?
  • The Kingdom of God is a completely upside down reality. The path of Jesus is the path of downward mobility.
  • Grace is a level playing field, whether you like it or not.
  • “Grace isn’t opposed to hard work, but it is opposed to earning.” Dallas Willard
  • You can’t buy or earn your way into God’s Kingdom.
  • When you’re poor, you don’t have much to defend.
  • When you’re mourning or meek or a peacemaker, you aren’t trying to defend things.
  • We mentally ascent to these words, but we keep them at arm’s length.
  • What does “righteousness” mean? I think Jesus is talking about an inner posture.
  • If you deal with the internal life, the external life will take care of itself.
  • Prohibition just increases the temptation.
  • When righteousness is your posture, everything else takes care of itself.
  • “To the extent that you live in fear, that is the extent to which you don’t know that you are loved.” -Paul Young
  • Sometimes hungering and thirsting for righteousness might be calling the therapist.
  • IngloriousPasterds.com
  • Music by: Act of Congress

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The Beatitudes, Scandal, & Queerness

The Beatitudes, Scandal, & Queerness (feat. Liz Edman)



Welcome to episode 77 of the #AskSteveAustin podcast with Steve Austin, featuring Rev. Liz Edman. In this episode, we’ll be talking about The Beatitudes, Scandal, and the Queerness of God. The Reverend Liz Edman is a New Yorker, by way of Arkansas. She’s a political strategist, Episcopal Priest, and author of Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity.

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