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May 3, 2022

Embracing Your Life (with Julia Hogan)

Danielle Bean

This week’s guest is Julia Hogan, author of A Work in Progress: Embracing the Life God Gave You. Danielle and Julia discuss boundaries, self-care, social media, comparison and so much more. This conversation is sure to help you figure out ways to live your vocation more intentionally.

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There is so much beauty in the variety of ways each person lives out their vocation.


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Julia Hogan

Today’s guest is Julia Hogan, a licensed clinical professional counselor and author of A Work in Progress: Embracing the Life God Gave You. Julia shares about how evaluating your values can help you live out your vocation more intentionally. We discuss why “self care” is important and what we mean by that term. We also talk about the importance of setting healthy boundaries and why so many of us seem to struggle with doing that.

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Listener Question (40:34)

At the end of today’s show, Danielle shares an email from listener Katja who shares about finding others who share her Finnish background and her love for the Catholic faith. You can check out her Finnish group blog here: ​​


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Meet Your Host:
Danielle Bean

A writer, speaker, wife, and mother, Danielle helps women from all walks of life discover their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living. Danielle has been married to her husband Dan for 23 years, and together they have eight amazing children. Currently, Danielle serves as brand manager at and host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV.

Danielle’s books include, You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth and Momnipotent: The Not-so Perfect Guide to Catholic Motherhood, as well as her latest book, Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood.

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