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My Little Boy Taught Me How to Love My Neighbor
Feb 16

My Little Boy Taught Me How to Love My Neighbor

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , empathy , life coaching , Self-help

“Maybe all men got one big soul ever’body’s a part of.”- Jim Casy, The Grapes of WrathMy son loves LEGOs. He’s been building things as long as either of us can remember. At least once a month, his grandma takes him to the LEGO store at the mall downtown, and he gets to build with […]

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Jesus was a master at practicing empathy. Here's why.
Feb 13

Jesus was a master at practicing empathy. Here’s why.

By Steve Austin | empathy , faith , Religious Recovery , self-esteem , Spirituality

I was a pastor when my world fell apart. Lying in an ICU hospital bed, looking up at the ceiling, numb from the waist down, it seemed pretty clear to me that I only had a couple of choices: get out of the hospital and figure out how to heal, or leave the hospital, and […]

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Why Empathy Matters to the Little Girl with No Daddy
Jan 27

Why Empathy Matters to the Little Girl with No Daddy

By Steve Austin | empathy , Parenting , relationships

“If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch in To Kill a MockingbirdYesterday, my daughter […]

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Jan 23

6 Tips for Practicing More Empathy and Compassion

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , life coaching , self-care , Self-help , Videos

Teach Yourself to be More Understanding and EmpatheticWhat is empathy?Empathy is the concern for the welfare of others. It’s the ability to detect or predict the emotions and thoughts of others. It’s easy to see why this would be a handy skill to master.Empathy has an impact on your relationships. This is true for both […]

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Tiny Changes: What to do When Your New Year's Resolve has Fizzled
Jan 12

Encouragement for When Your New Year’s Resolve has Fizzled

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , Current Events , goals , gratitude , life coaching , mindfulness , self-care , Self-help , stress management , Webinar

“92% of people won’t make it to February with their 2019 goals. Don’t be 92% of people.”~ Jon Acuff Depressing, isn’t it? We, humans, create grand expectations for a brand new year and for ourselves, but so often we’re busted before we even get used to writing the new date. It’s even worse than we think it is […]

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How to Gain Immediate Access to My Exclusive Weekly Affirmations
Jan 06

11 Ways to Practice Mindfulness without Meditation

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , mindfulness , podcast , self-care , Self-help , Spirituality , stress management

If you’re a fan of Catching Your Breath: The Podcast and all of my self-help content, you’re going to love my brand-new weekly affirmations. For just $5 per month, you can support my work with Catching Your Breath, plus gain immediate access to my exclusive weekly podcast affirmations. Think of it as a weekly permission […]

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Self-Care Toolkit by Steve Austin
Dec 26

Do you need to catch your breath? Take the Quiz!

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , podcast , self-care , Self-help , stress management

Since recovering from the worst day of my life, I’ve mapped out the exact methods I’ve used to create lasting change in my own life. That’s why I’m excited to announce my brand-new weekly self-help podcast, “Catching Your Breath.” Changing my life hasn’t been easy – nothing worth doing is ever that easy. But learning to […]

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My strongest desire of all? To belong.
Dec 16

When you’re tired of all the fighting.

By Steve Austin | catching your breath , faith , mindfulness , self-care , Self-help , The Struggle With Church

“You only are free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great…” -Maya Angelou(from Braving the Wilderness, by Brene Brown) The Worst Kind of HangoverWhen I started writing Catching Your Breath, I knew I’d have to get really honest. No pretense. No […]

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