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Self-Care & Identity Resources

God desires for you to have peace, joy, and purpose in your life – and He is clear in Scripture that we only find this in a relationship with him. As a result, He desires for us to be kind to ourselves and to care for our bodies, relationships, emotions, and mental health. If you are looking for help to slow down, build gratitude, and care for yourself in a Christ-centered way, you will enjoy the resources outlined below. 

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Jessica Hayes

→ My most frequently recommended book: Robert McGee’s Search for Significance: Seeing Your True Worth Through God’s Eyes. ←

This is probably my most commonly recommended book in counseling. So many of us struggle to see our true worth through God’s eyes. This thoughtful, practical book will open your eyes and soothe your soul. Highly recommended!

Bring on the Books!

Books are a great way to dig deeper into almost any topic. The books listed below are encouraging and practical helps for deepening your sense of identity and caring for yourself.

Search for Significance: Seeing Your True Worth Through God’s Eyes
by Robert McGee
the newest edition now includes the personal workbook in it!

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life 
by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
there is a personal workbook available as well