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The Mary Marantz Show

Jul 20, 2021

Are you okay? As in, really okay? Or, do you go about your everyday responsibilities putting on a brave face for yourself and those around you, just pretending to be okay?

If you can relate to the weight of wearing this mask, when deep down you are struggling, then this episode is for you!

Today, Mary is joined by licensed professional counselor, speaker and author - Debra Fileta. Debra is also the host of the Love + Relationships Podcast, and the writer behind the popular relationship advice blog And today, Mary and Debra dig into Debra’s new book, “Are You Really Okay? Getting Real About Who You Are, How You’re Doing, and Why It Matters”.

In this book, Debra challenges readers to get real with how you’re doing spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically so you can recognize where you need growth and healing.

On today’s episode, Debra shares her firsthand knowledge that being a person of faith doesn’t automatically mean you’re healthy. Mary and Debra talk about what it looks like to be living in the social media times that says how you look through the filter on the outside is more important than what's going on in the inside; dig deep about things like trauma, anxiety, depression; and discuss how to deal with the negative things in life head on with the truth about who God says we are.

After listening, you will be equipped to get to the root of what you believe about yourself, others, and God; recognize the influences of past traumas and replace them with God’s truth; and, be ready to understand and express your emotions in healthy and helpful ways.

If you are ready to get intentional about pursuing health in every part of your life, using a combination of science, psychology, and faith, you will not want to miss today’s incredible episode!

Snag Debra's book here!