- manage your thoughts,
- live well with your emotions,
- establish soul-restoring rhythms, and
- live a fulfilling life.
|Tyndale House Publishers
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About the Author
Janice McWilliams (MDiv, LCPC) has nourished a lifelong curiosity about human nature. This has propelled her to serve in campus ministry, to speak and train groups in churches and organizations, and to work as a therapist and writer. Her love of the depths and intrigue of the human experience is matched by her desire to find her place in God's work of restoring and revitalizing souls everywhere. Find our more at janicemcwilliams.com.
Table of Contents
1 Reimagining Self-Care 7
2 Living Well with Our Thoughts 23
3 Thoughts: The Essential Skills 43
4 Living Well with Our Emotions 67
5 Emotions: The Essential Skills 85
6 Establishing Soul-Restoring Rhythms 107
7 Rhythms: The Essential Skills 125
8 Living a Life of Fulfillment 151
9 Fulfillment: The Essential Skills 169
Appendix Soul Restoration by Enneagram Type 191
About the Author 199
What People are Saying About This
This book is not a book to read and put on the shelf. It is a treasure chest of valuable insights and teaching. It is a recipe book for the soul. It is a book for those who want to live a fulfilled life and don’t know how to get there. This is a book for people who want help as they seek to untangle their thoughts and emotions, to learn from them, and to experience transformation. Janice McWilliams offers her wisdom as a therapist and spiritual director against the backdrop of how Jesus responded to his own emotions. The book is full of Scripture, practical advice, and the perspective of an author who is authentically journeying with her readers.
Restore My Soul is a beautiful tapestry of wisdom woven with threads of spiritual guidance, honest assessments of our needs, psychological insights, and heartfelt personal stories of transformation. Janice McWilliams has captured something you may not even know you’re longing for, but as you read this book, you’ll come to know what it is, and you’ll have practical and attainable steps forward to a more sustainable life.
A holistic, practical guide to self-care! Janice does a wonderful job helping us rethink the importance of self-care and provides step-by-step instructions so that we can easily integrate these principles into our daily lives. A must-read!
A practical and must-read primer for anyone struggling with self-care and longing for soul care. Grounded in Scripture and her experiences as a Christian minister and professional therapist, McWilliams challenges us to better care for our thoughts, emotions, and inward experiences. She leads us on a journey toward establishing new, sustainable rhythms and a kind of self-care that restores the soul and enables us to live the fulfilling life that Jesus wants for us!
In Restore My Soul, Janice McWilliams has given us a gift: gentle, wise, biblical counsel on how to grow and thrive as thinking, feeling creatures. This book is as practical as it is insightful and comes at a time when many of us need a little restoration for our souls.