All posts by Clinton Faupel

Men and The Fight Against Binge Eating

Imagine a teenage boy and his friends going out to eat after a late Friday night football game. He scans the menu to order a large plate of wings, and scarfs them down with no hesitation. The boy returns home feeling full of food and regret. He looks into the mirror acknowledging he’€™s put a few more pounds then he would have liked. Believe it or not there are males who struggle with an eating disorder.

At home, he turns on the television to watch finely tuned athletes with sculpted physiques displaying feats only professionals can perform. He wishes to be like them, but knows he is limited to only what he can since he is overweight. His self-worth sinks. Later at football practice, he has trouble keeping up with his teammates in the drills and workouts. He puts in more work hoping to see results sooner rather than later. He begins to question whether or not he will ever lose the weight. How much is enough? Can he still enjoy the foods he loves? He thinks, “Will I ever get to the weight I want?”

The coaches yell and scream, demanding more and more, but ultimately make him feel worthless. This continues into the locker room as fat jokes, in addition to names from his teammates are thrown his way. Fatty. Jumbo. Tubby. He can’€™t leave soon enough.

In order to escape his problem, he finds comfort in the snacks at home. He realizes the food he is eating is only adding to the problem and he can’€™t find control. He feels shame overcoming him. The boy thinks when he gets the ‘€œperfect body,’€ all his issues will simply go away.

A common misconception in our society is that body image is only a struggle for women. According to the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), 40% for people who struggle with binge eating are male. The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness found that men who have an eating disorder suffer from depression, low self-esteem, feelings of worthlessness and self-loathing, and other harmful traits.

Here at RemedyLIVE we know how a secret struggle can cause harm in one’s life. We know the thoughts of wanting to be better and changing the way you look and feel. There is comfort in God because of his eternal love that will never forsake us. He is the creator and makes no mistakes. He loves you for who are. You can talk with a SoulMedic on our 24/7 chat, or you can text ‘€œREMEDY’€ to 494949. Chat with us today.

It’s Easy To Keep Secrets

Secrets. It’€™s easy to keep secrets.  Life moves fast, things happen- sometimes you get disappointed- sometimes let down. Pressure to fit in, ACHIEVE, look good, BE GOOD. It all adds up – and sometimes the way we cope can be less than ideal. A secret struggle can be depression untreated, abuse or addiction unspoken, self harm hidden, or a suicide plan left to grow in isolation.  At RemedyLIVE our goal is to provide hope that the secret struggle doesn’€™t have the final say on a person’€™ future.  That by sharing that struggle one is far more able to experience hope in the midst of pain – to take small steps of courage out of isolation to arrive at a new place of peace – one that shows you you’€™re not alone. Share the secret struggle. Don’€™t carry the weight. Talk to someone today.

We’€™re RemedyLIVE – we chat, we listen, and we love.

If you or someone you know is struggling with a secret that is causing them pain, it’s important that you get the struggle out by talking to a trusted adult who can help you take the next steps you need to get the help you deserve.

Sometimes we believe that we’re too far gone, or that nothing can ever make things better- but that isn’t true. Help is just a sentence away if you can muster the courage needed to share the secret struggle that is keeping you in isolation from the community you need. Your life is too valuable, too important – and perhaps you’ve allowed the voices in your head to convince you that no one cares.

If you’re struggling with self harm, being abused, or thinking of suicide, it’s very important that you don’t believe you’re all alone- there are people who want to help you right now in our RemedyLIVE chat center. Chat with us today!

When a Father Commits Suicide // Part Two

Nick Holliday – My Story // Part Two

When a Father Commits Suicide

Nick lost his father to suicide at an early age. When someone goes through that type of devastating loss the ripple effects can be crippling not to mention what it does to a young boy who looks up to his father as a role model. If you missed part one of Nick’s story watch it here.

If you’€™re struggling and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!
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Making Mistakes – Building 429

Making mistakes is part of being human. But what happens when you allow the mistakes you’ve made to imprison you in condemnation? Obviously we need to learn from the bad choices/mistakes we’ve made but God never intended that our mistakes would limit our ability to live our life to full. In fact our mistakes should be an indicator of how much we need to rely on God’s Word for guidance and seek Him to learn and grow from the past rather than live in condemnation of it. Be honest about where you’ve come from and ask God to turn your mistakes into stepping stones to a better future of choices and decisions.

If you’€™re struggling with this issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

Forgiving Yourself – George Moss

Forgiving Yourself

If you’€™re struggling with this issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

Being Authentic – Love Collide

Being authentic is not easy. Often the world around us doesn’t want to know “how we’re doing”. Most people find it easier to fake themselves through hard times rather than face the music and be real for the crowd. But when someone is authentic – as counter cultural as that can be – people take notice, get courage, and choose to face their own struggle rather than run into secrecy and isolation.

If you’€™re struggling with this issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

Secrets Over Time – Kari Roberts

Secrets Over Time – Kari Roberts

Secrets have a tendency to creep from the dark into our daily mindset and how we see the world around us. If we’re keeping a destructive secret from a poor choice or something that’s been done to us then often time the secret will sprout more negative actions and decisions. The solution? Talk out the secret with someone you trust. If you find yourself with no one to go to then talk with one of our SoulMedics here at RemedyLIVE.

If you’€™re struggling with this issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

When A Father Commits Suicide // Part One

Nick Holliday – My Story // Part One

When a Father Commits Suicide

Nick lost his father to suicide at an early age. When someone goes through that type of devastating loss the ripple effects can be crippling not to mention what it does to a young boy who looks up to his father as a role model. Stay tuned for part 2 of Nick’s story here on RemedyLIVE.com.

If you’€™re struggling and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

Tedashii

Tedashii shares his journey to faith and how God used a person in his life to introduce him to his calling as a musician.

If you’€™re struggling with an issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!

Greatest Need For This Generation – Skillet

Greatest Need For This Generation – Skillet

People want to belong – they want to matter. But when you substitute human care for technology or some form of escapism you’re often left with an emptiness that hungers for meaning. This type of isolation can lead to all kinds of horrible choices.

If you’€™re struggling with this issue and need someone to talk to please click the ‘€œchat with a SoulMedic” button at the top of the page. By keeping your issue a secret you are giving it power to destroy your life while it spreads as a cancer into your thoughts, actions, and relationships. Isolation is the worst way to live a full life, because it convinces a person that no one needs to know, that no one really understands, and ultimately, that no one really cares. That’€™s not true! Life on life community is the best way for a person to flourish in their understanding of self, others and God. However, when we spend all our energies protecting our secret from the world this mindset can create an independence stronghold that feels true but is a lie really killing you from the inside out.

RemedyLIVE is committed to a conversation with you. As a faith based organization we believe the best way to carry out our mission is to serve all of His creation regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age. Jesus calls us to love Him and love others because God created everyone – even those who don’€™t believe He exists!