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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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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.


Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm

Catching Your Breath: Chapter 1 (feat. Steve Austin)



Episode 74 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast is a bonus episode! This episode features Steve Austin, reading Chapter 1 of his brand-new book, Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm. The book is available for pre-order now on Amazon, in both e-book and paperback format. Click here to order yours today!

 

Catching Your Breath Digital Swag Pack

Endorsements:

  • “In Catching Your Breath, Steve offers himself as a companion to those who feel like they are drowning, not as a lifeguard but as a coach saying ‘Hey. You can swim!’” — Andre Henry, Managing Editor, RELEVANT Magazine
  • “…uncomfortably honest, remarkably compassionate, and beautifully rough around the edges. Thank you for your friendship, Steve. And thank you for this book. Page after page you reminded me that ‘It is finished.’”— Tullian Tchividjian, author of One-Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World and Jesus + Nothing = Everything
  • “As I was reading Catching Your Breath, I was convinced that Steve had been reading my mind. Thankfully, he had just the words I needed to hear. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did.”— Michael Baysinger, host of The Inglorious Pasterds Podcast

Tweetable moments:

  • I’m not here to argue sacred vs. secular or Sunday vs. Monday. I’m less concerned with a need for theological rightness and far more passionate about kindness.
  • In the midst of a sometimes-chaotic life, it’s normal to feel breathless.
  • The harsh reality is this: sometimes, even good eggs crack. In those moments, friends and loved ones get the chance to pad the carton with an extra layer of love.
  • Beneath all the different things we think we need permission for, I believe what we need is permission to be ourselves. Permission to belong, just as we are.

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Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm

Catching Your Breath – Steve Austin’s Upcoming Book



Hello, friend! I’m Steve Austin, welcome to this special edition of the #AskSteveAustin podcast. On Episode 62, Steve Austin lets you in on the heart behind his upcoming book, Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm. For the past month, people have been donating to the Kickstarter campaign at KickstartMyBook.com, helping make this book a reality. The Kickstarter ends May 2nd – and we’re working really hard to reach the $10,000 goal, so listen to this episode for excerpts from the book, answers to listener questions, and several songs by Devin Balram

Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm

Show Notes:

  • So – what is Catching Your Breath all about?
  • After writing four other books, why this one, and why now?
  • What was the toughest part about writing this book?
  • What is the most important message you like for readers to take from this book?
  • What is your Enneagram number?
  • What do you do when being optimistic and joyful is your goal, but you’re having a less-than-perfect day?
  • If there was one sentence, one paragraph, one page, one chapter that you really wanted listeners to grasp, what would it be?
  • What can I expect to get out of the book? How do you plan on actually helping me get from chaos to calm? Is this just another dime-a-dozen book? What about the book is uniquely, “Steve Austin”
  • Donate to the Kickstarter campaign until May 2nd at 10am CST at KickstartMyBook.com – thanks!
  • Special music in this week’s episode by Devin Balram
  • Background music courtesy of BenSound