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#99: Fired Up About 40 with Leslie Barry

Meet Leslie:

Leslie Barry is my friend in real life.  She is high-energy, and very passionate about people.  She is also refreshingly authentic and has such a tender heart.  I appreciate how she doesn't take herself too seriously.  It's so good for me to be around that kind of person! I have learned a lot from her example and I wanted you to hear from her as well! 

What we chat about:

  • Adjusting to married life and striking a balance in the home
  • How communicating with her spouse lead to a fantastic 40th birthday surprise
  • Why Leslie says turning 40 gave her a new lease on life
  • The exploration of finding out who you are and importance of knowing yourself
  • The struggle and reward of being obedient to God
  • How to cultivate contentment in your life
  • The steps Leslie has taken to get past her people pleasing tendencies
  • The healthy side of comparing yourself to others

Links mentioned:

So Long Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us by Beth Moore
StrengthsFinder.com
Pure Pleasure: Why Do Christians Feel So Bad about Feeling Good? by Gary Thomas
Noosa Yoghurt
I'm Happy for You (Sort of... Not Really): Finding Contentment in a Culture of Comparison by Kay Wyma
The Nightingale: A Novel by Kristin Hannah

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