73: How to Cultivate Daily Soul Rest by Growing Closer to God - Vibrant Christian Living

73: How to Cultivate Daily Soul Rest by Growing Closer to God

 cultivate soul restWhy is it important to cultivate soul rest, and why are so many of us not finding rest for the soul?
 
In today’s episode we’re going to specifically talk about the meaning of soul rest, and how to cultivate sabbath rest through a daily connection with Christ and growing closer to God.
 
 
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Cultivating soul rest has become more important than ever as tensions rise and many of us are being asked to step outside our comfort zones (and our emotional and intellectual selves are paying the price).
 
Let’s discover why soul rest through spiritual connection is a critical part of life balance and self care, and how God gives us (helpful) warning signs that we need more soul rest (and we’ll share some of those signs).
 
We’ll talk about why so many of us avoid soul rest (and some common excuses to avoid rest). I’ll share my testimony of how not choosing to cultivate soul rest nearly took my life 3 years ago.
 
We’ll also share some great soul rest quotes and soul rest scriptures that can help us understand more about how to cultivate soul rest.
 
And I’m going to walk you through my signature 3-step process for connecting with God everyday (the Spiritual Growth Rhythm™) something I’ve been blessed to share with tens of thousands around the world—and now I’m excited to help you create this pattern in your life.
 
Excited to share with you these secrets to finding soul rest and cultivating habits that create divine rest for your soul!
 
 
Today’s podcast is part of a series on self care to help you release stress, find inner healing and create your unique plan for life balance and self care. 
 
Be sure to listen to the other podcast episodes on self care (under related resources) to learn more!

Related Episodes on How to Cultivate Soul Rest + Find Self Care:

Related Podcast Episodes on How to Study the Bible in Order to Cultivate Soul Rest:

In today’s episode we briefly mention the Spiritual Growth Rhythm™–my signature way I encourage women to grow closer to God. Here are three other podcast episodes that explain in detail this powerful way to connect with God:

6 Warning Signs You Need Soul Rest

  • you feel depleted
  • you’re plagued with worry and what ifs
  • you feel like no matter what you do, it’s not enough
  • you’re tired of being tired and can’t seem to escape from the hamster wheel
  • you find yourself numbing out to things or jumping to “comforts” that satisfy for the moment but don’t really fulfill you
  • you’re not totally satisfied and content with your life

6 Rest For Your Soul Bible Verses:

  • Psalm 23:2: He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams.
  • Psalm 91:1: Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
  • Psalm 116:7: Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me.
  • Matthew 11:28: Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.
  • Matthew 11:29: Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
  • Mark 6:31: Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat.

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NEXT STEPS: Create Your Custom Plan for Cultivating Soul Rest in the Reset Group Coaching Program

You know you need more soul rest, calm, and balance in your life. But where do you start?

What does soul rest and self care even look like when you’re a busy mom and/or a working woman and constantly pulled in a hundred directions? 

How can you find time to take care of yourself when it takes all your emotional and physical energy just to make it through this season?

And let’s not get started about the guilt you feel about taking care of yourself…

If this sounds like you, then the Reset Life Balance Group Coaching Program is exactly what you need.

Reset is a 6-month group coaching intensive with the practical tools, accountability and encouragement you need to create daily spiritual, emotional, intellectual + physical self-care rhythms for ongoing clarity, calm and confidence, no matter the life season. 

 

In the 6-Month Reset Group Coaching Program, we’ll cultivate your plan to:

  • Enjoy daily soul rest with a simple 3-step strategy for growing closer to God
  • Manage emotional triggers + use powerful, brain-based strategies to overcome negative thought patterns that have kept you from lasting change 
  • Ditch limiting beliefs and half-truths that keep you from living in the light of God’s freedom as His beloved daughter
  • Create new habits for joyful movement and a healthier body for more energy + vitality 
  • Release guilt + shame about self care + find the motivation, accountability + encouragement needed to make self-care a reality in your lifestyle

As a trained and certified Christian life coach, I have helped many other women find calm, clarity and happiness using the techniques we use in Reset.

There are a limited number of spots available, and we only offer the 6-Month Reset Group Coaching once a year!

Apply now for Reset Group Coaching and let’s design your custom plan for ongoing balance, self-care + replenishment for a stronger, happier, more confident you!

About Alicia Michelle

As a Bible teacher, author and professional Christian life coach, Alicia Michelle empowers women to cultivate a closer walk with Christ through her Connected Bible Community, and other 5Rs Bible Study™ resources; and to find life balance and overcome negative thought patterns through her signature coaching programs (Reset Life Balance Group Coaching; The Mindset Makeover).  As host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, she inspires thousands of women each week with practical tips and powerful inspiration on how they can create the life of their dreams and live out God’s best plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the Spiritual Growth Rhythm,™ a simple way for anyone to apply biblical truth and connect with God in less than 10 minutes a day.  Alicia is a wife to her best friend and husband of 19 years, and a mom of four very vibrant children (ages 17 to 8).  Follow her on Instagram at @vibrantchristianliving and learn more about the Connected Bible Community and group coaching programs at VibrantChristianLiving.com.

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