THRIVEtoday president Chris Coursey has been featured online giving interviews and spreading joy all over the internet!
Whether podcasts, interviews, articles or book reviews, we know you’ll find encouragement as you explore his online appearances.
About Chris M. Coursey
For over 25 years THRIVEtoday president Chris Coursey has been using the Life Model to work with families, communities and individuals with severe trauma. Learning brain science, creating brain-based exercises and working with Dr. Jim Wilder has brought clarity to effectively serve and equip people who are on a journey of growth and recovery.
Chris is passionate about giving support to counselors and teaching people how relational skills can be applied to the important work of walking with people so they reach their God-given potential. Whether you are a licensed counselor, coach, pastor, or lay minister, there are exciting implications for how we can more effectively use relational brain skills to help people heal, mature and grow.
Part 2 | Today we have a special guest, Chris Coursey! He lives and does ministry in Michigan and is all about relationships! Just like us! Chris is the author of The Joy Switch and is what we are focusing today’s conversation on his book! He shares the incredible correlations between our brains and our joy. Let’s jump in!
Kids these days are dealing with stress and anxiety that comes at them daily. If you’ve ever wondered how you as a parent can restore their joy, don’t miss this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Dr, Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey (CORE see) reveal research that will help your family. Learn the four habits of raising joy-filled kids today on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.
What separates happy marriages from miserable ones? Surprisingly, it’s not healthy communication or conflict resolution. It’s the size of the joy gap. Dr. Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey show how 15 minutes a day can transform your marriage. If it feels like years since you’ve really enjoyed your spouse’s company, don’t miss Chris Fabry Live.
We all want our homes to be filled with joy but do you know that joy-filled kids are not always happy kids? However, joy-filled children do know how to work and wait for what is best! Chris Coursey has been studying brain-based solutions that make relationships work and he will guide us in raising joyful children at every stage of development.
In Episode 20 we are taking a look at what makes relationships work and what’s missing when they don’t. Chris and Jen Coursey of Thrive Today share 19 skills that are necessary for healthy relationships – skills we should get by age 4, but most of us missed them. Here’s good news: You can train your brain and learn them later in life! Join us for an enlightening and fun discussion on relationships.
Could it be that we are not feeling connected with our loved ones because of the joy switch? Monday we begin the week talking about a simple switch in the brain that when deactivated can cause us to feel distant from those closest to us. Join this fascinating conversation with Chris Coursey, who will help us understand how to recognize when your brain’s joy switch is flipped, and how to take steps to restore your relational sweet-spot.
Learning practical relational skills helps us recover when things go wrong, keep relationships bigger than problems and stay on course. The foundational skill is learning to live relationally with our brain’s relational circuit engaged where we reflect our values rather than slip into “enemy mode” where people become problems to fix and we want to win rather than keep relationships intact.
Watch this short video as Chris talks about how relational brain skills increase emotional capacity for nonprofits and organizations in this interview with Hugh Ballou from SynerVision Leadership Foundation.
Happiness can be fleeting, but joy is rooted in faith and our confidence in Jesus. On this one-day Focus on the Family broadcast, Dr. Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey share the ABC (and D!) habits of raising joy-filled kids—attunement, building “bounce”, correcting with care, and developing disciplines relationally. By diving into each habit, they share how to strengthen your joy-bond with your child, even if you are a “low-joy” person. You’ll learn how to build and cultivate joy in your family.
You’ve been married for a number of years, and you’re starting to feel distant from your spouse. You are experiencing a joy-gap! On this one-day Focus on the Family broadcast, Dr. Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey explain the brain science behind joy and offer easy, practical ways you can increase joy in your marriage by playing together, listening for emotion, appreciating your spouse daily, and nurturing a rhythm of rest. You’ll be inspired to pursue joy with your spouse!
Cosmopolitan Online | We were thrilled to find out that The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled Marriages book which Chris Coursey co-wrote with Marcus Warner was featured by Cosmopolitan magazine as the #2 must read book for married couples out of their top 15 picks! We are so excited to see the message of Joy getting out there and the world is starting to recognize its importance.
PUBLISHED: FEB 3, 2022