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How to Reconnect with Your Spouse

How to Reconnect with Your Spouse

You are feeling seriously disconnected from your spouse, and it’s just plain awful. You’ve determined you will no longer ignore, accept, or project your marriage problems; you’re going to do something about it. So how do you make a step to reconnect with your spouse?

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Getting Unstuck.. Past, Present, and Future

Getting Unstuck.. Past, Present, and Future

Some people get stuck in the past. They respond as though the trauma or other challenge they experienced decades ago just happened yesterday. Some people focus on today; “If it feels good, do it!” And some people are always worrying about or planning for tomorrow, never enjoying today. So which do you spend most effort on between past, present, and future?

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How An Everyday Family Experienced Extraordinary Results

When You Can’t Talk to Anyone

If you’ve ever felt as though you have no one to talk with, you’re not alone. Loneliness is an epidemic. According to a recent study, the average adult has no one with whom they can discuss important matters.

The impact of having no one to talk with impacts more than your emotional state. Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity as a risk factor for illness, disability, and even early death. 

In today’s episode find out what you can do about it and the keys to rebounding physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Resources Mentioned: 

Get your free pdf When You Can’t Talk to Anyone, with some follow-up more detailed steps you can take that will help. 


You Can Change–If You Understand this Process

Do you desire to improve your relationships, finances or another area in life? Change is never easy, but it can be accomplished.

Katherine Lee joins Dr. Carol in today’s broadcast to set the record straight on how to not only take the first step but accelerate the process for transformation. 

Filled with easy-to-apply changes, this podcast could be the catalyst to the lasting changes you desire. 

Resources Mentioned: 

Kathrine Lee’s Pure Hope Foundation – websiteFacebookInstagram
Connect with Kathrine on Instagram, or Twitter
Join our online community – The Fully Alive Group.


Living Fully Alive–Even with Chronic Illness

“What happens in your soul happens in your cells.”

Is there trauma in your life that has not been fully resolved? If you’ve experienced physical symptoms affecting your health, there may be a link spiritually and mentally.

Listen as Susie Larson, author, speaker, and talk-show host discusses her personal story with Dr. Carol as well as the keys to being Fully Alive in every area of life. 

Resources Mentioned: 

Connect with Susie Larson on her websiteFacebookTwitter, or Instagram.
Listen to Susie Larson at noon Central each weekday on Faith Radio
Check out Susie Larson’s latest book Fully Alive – Learning to Flourish in Mind, Body, and Spirit
Join our online community – The Fully Alive Group.


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Your life's experience, work, and ministry is really blessing my life. Thank you Dr. Carol - from one ministered soul to you a mouthpiece of God's Word. Whew! So I just shed a few more tears while writing this.


Your videos and articles helped me greatly. I had decided that that if by a certain time my husband and I were not making progress, I was leaving. But then my husband and I talked!!! We have a long way to go, but with God we will succeed. Thank you Lord, and thank you Dr Carol."


We faced this hurdle where we needed help. Dr Carol listened, and when she gave advice it felt like it was without judgement and made us both see the issue in a new perspective. Now our marriage is stronger than ever.

Brian & Suzi



Hello, my name is Dr. Carol Tanksley

I’m an OB-Gyn physician, Doctor of Ministry, author, and speaker. And I’m so happy you’ve joined me on this journey to live Fully Alive!

I’ve practiced medicine for 25 years (in Texas since 2005), and am board certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. I currently practice part-time, providing short-term relief for other OB-Gyn physicians and hospitals. This provides the flexibility for me to do more of the ministry work I love.

While continuing to practice medicine, I also obtained an M.Div. (Master of Divinity), and then a D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry) from Oral Roberts University, focusing on Christian leadership. My husband Al and I together produced a regular radio program “The Dr Carol Show” from 2009 until not long before his death in 2016.

Speaking, writing, and connecting with people both here and around the world lets me help men, women, and couples live more Fully Alive and experience the good health, loving relationships, and joyful spirituality that Jesus came to bring us.

I live in Austin, Texas, where I get to enjoy being Grandma Carol to four wonderful grandchildren.