Detoxing Your Mind: An Interview With Dr. Caroline Leaf


When we started the series, triggered, I promised you that we were going to get practical.

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  1. I love this video and thank you for it…just a little suggestion…maybe stop moving the camera to the right and to the left so much. It is too tiring and distracting. Otherwise, I appreciate this content and thank you for making it available for free!

  2. PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE….. if you truly want to detox your mind…. Change of diet and fasting while taking herbs as well. This is a gift the Lord has given me and I’m passing it on to anyone who wants it. IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE, BODY, AND MIND.

  3. Gotta pause here at the 27:06 mark and respond to something that I just heard. No, not all of us have that person we can open up to and voice out loud our innermost thoughts. I wish it was different but it's not. I'm as alone as I've ever been. The Holy Spirit lives within me but so far He has chosen to not provide me with another physical person to confide in and frankly He's got bigger fish to fry than dealing with a worm like me.

  4. Wawww pastor Steven go very bold here n he was not afraid at all coz he really wanted to change the things that bothered him, he really was taking advantage of her presence to change a lot in himself and it is making me feel better knowing it’s not bad to admit a lot of me so that I will change

  5. Oh I love this. There were ( are) so many times that as I Christian I tried to walk the gentle, meek , watch what you say to others, but sometimes I feel like a hypocrite to myself because I do have anger sometimes other people issues is a downer for me while I'm trying to encourage others it messing up my mojo. I would never want to be a part of not being able to help someone, but where is that fine line between being a good Christian and being a hypocrite .

  6. Ugh….scientific "experts" that want to negate the deeper truth of God and spiritual reality. I came from this world, and now recently born again…sorry guys, but the enemy has his hand in this big time. I dont speak from a Christian culture, I speak from God's word and starting with prayer and asking God for healing and assistance with our thoughts, and realizing our nature as sinful, we aim for perfection like any secular person, but rest in the forgiveness, mercy and grace of God. We aim for God again and again 💗 God bless you all

  7. She says things I don't think are one size fits all. But I know from having lived so long, her opinion is full of things that are just and beautiful. I learn to apply the band aid of tolerance , patience, love , joy… and think how it applies… But I practice… the Fruits of the spirit as best I can. But you must focus on the Goodness God teaches. And shelve distractions of the negative shadow of the rules oh the Spirit, don't practice Hate, sadness, War, impatience, coarseness, hubris…Thinking About These Things is what we should do, more often…. at the correct time. There is a time for aggression…we need to think therefore… how and when to avoid it. And when and how to study it. Thinking and learning from others must be a process of deciding who we accept and support and who to oppose. JUDGE not , Jesus said. But, Removing the Log from your own eye Comes with a promise, most people don't understand it. Advising students Freud advised his students to examine themselves. Jesus and Freud agreed on this point. It is just as true as Judge not and you will not be Judged. Remove the log from your own eye And you will relieve the PROMISE. So there is a time to , judge, think, evaluate… and the answer in a nutshell many times may as well be written in Yiddish.

  8. YES! TAKE EVERY THOUGHT CAPTIVE, KNOW THAT YOU CAN SPEAK TO GOD WHILE TALKING TO OTHERS, MORE EVEN PRAY INTO YOUR ATMOSPHERE WHILE SPEAKING TO OTHERS! YES LOOK THE BRAIN, MIND WITH THE WISDOM AND DISCERNMENT OF GOD (OOPS CAPS)

  9. Wait, is she from South Africa? I'm sure she is. I'm from South Africa and I swear I can hear an accent when I hear it.

  10. I love this kind of teaching. First, I am a Follower of Christ and I believe that God is the author and Finisher of our Faith, please do not misunderstand my points.We are taught these platitudes and "pithy things" to say so we don't have the "negative " things in our lives. She is dead on right. Quoting Scripture, as she says, does create more problems because we feel guilt and condemnation which ADDS to the issues we are trying to deal with. God created us, He knows we: get mad, get frustrated, feel like punching walls (sometimes feeling the physical pain of doing so), we feel like cashing out (yes, brothers and sisters we can feel like going Home, it's okay more in a sec), and all those other negative things. When we cry out to God, or go to a trusted person who you can say anything to, we get it out, remove the power of that thing, and when something is powerless we realize it is beatable. Very few preachers would dare approach this without having around 100 scriptures that would not necessarily be bad (God's Word never returns void), but we need to see a way out. Sorry, longer than the video. More like this. PLEASE. Christian science IS REAL. AND it does make perfect sense, despite some of the heady words.

  11. Oh my goodness Stevens honesty BLESSED me so much – I am there in some of my thoughts so to see him as a powerhouse pastor and yet still being this honest to speak it , blessed me

  12. Not putting it down but…why 16 mins not 15 AND tried cleaning per say toxic thoughts. Tried imagining patterns as being in a island etc., but you just keep hearing all this voices…..or you gotta do this you or gotta do that. Gosh especially trying to read bible or any other material. Aaaah!! WOW what did you say?

  13. Ps.Furtick is great with these kind of interviews,love this one and one he did with Bishop Td Jakes

  14. Drugs,both legal,and illegal,and including cannibis,alcohol,meditation,yoga,martial arts,tatoos,body piercings,quija boards,these are some gateways to demonic possession.Satan is the Prince of the power of the air,sending mind control,demons,and witchcraft,through the airwaves.Certain cords of music summon demons(drums).REPENT,put on the full armor of God,Ephesians 6 KJV.Soak yourslef,family,home,possessions,electronics,pets,mind,will,emotions,spirit and soul in the blood of Jesus.Tribulation is coming.Jesus Christ,is the only one that can save,and the real word of God(the King James bible).pray the Psalms out loud,Pray Daniel`s prayer,Pray Hannah`s Prayer,pray Solomon`s Prayer.Pray Lamentations 5 KJV.

  15. Yea, so Philippians 4:8 isn't the reevaluation of self. It is talking about biblical meditation, righteous meditation. Good grief this girl is totally adding her own meaning to scripture.

    4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

    8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.
    Philippians 4:4-9

  16. i'm not a doctor or scientist but the Holy Spirit has taught me this info for the last 10 year …nice to have someone confirm what God has shown me

  17. THIS IS PHENOMENAL!! So grateful for this teaching! Thank you, Father, for Caroline Leaf and Steven Furtick! This is Heaven on earth, IN OUR MINDS! So so good!

  18. I love this ministry! I am glad that God led me and my family to this church. His ministry has done wonders for mine and my family life

  19. This literally restores my faith in pastors. Thank you for being brave enough to be vulnerable in an intentional way from the pulpit. We, the body, need this.

  20. Pastor Steven, Doctor leaf. Thank you for taking the time to explain this. I'm always in my conflict. I have always wanted to do the right thing in life. But I have a very rebellious mind set. While I'm showing a good up front. I have this constant feeling of disgust, annoyance, irritation, feelings that are considered bad. I feel like no-one understand therefore a fighting spirit.. in the end making me feel guilty and unworthy

  21. I am at a breaking point and no doubt, God orchestrated it so I would see this video…a Word in due season for me. It won't be a quick fix, but it is doable with God's assistance and our application.

    I so needed this information today. It is a strategy. I had some pieces of this strategy given by the Holy Spirit throughout my walk, but more understanding came through this video. Praise and glory be to the Lord Most High.

    Now it's time to freak out in the love zone, by bringing deep issues to the light and daily applying what the Holy Spirit reveals in those still sessions with Him. God bless you all. 💖🕆🕇🕆💖

  22. Pastor Furtick, I suffer from this enormous sense of unworthiness. I know God has a great purpose for me, and have transformed over the past 2 years, when I gave my life to Christ. Exactly 2 years ago in June. I went through healing, forgiveness and deliverance the first year and a half, now I am working on changing habits. Trying to "drown" (as I call it) my flesh. But it is rebellious past what I can deal with.. One of my issues is not feeling worthy, worthy of love, of happiness, of having any friends, succes, worthy of my gift and passion as a seamstress and designer, or of my calling. Not worthy of succeeding in any area of my life, how do you deal with that. And what do I need to do. I pray, and pray. I ask God to give me strength to remove my self destructive habits. I want to serve God, so much, yet do everything not to…

  23. Those shoes!!! Great discussion but many times I was distracted by those shoes! I even took a screenshot of them to zoom in. Lol wow, so pathetic. I must listen to this awesome message audibly only.

  24. probably one of the realest and deepest interviews I've heard. I need to listen to more content like this

  25. Honest question from my heart, in relying on our mind power to solve all our problems, where do we let our faith come in ? Is this another version of SELF-help on our own ? How is this different from the rest of the self-help out there ?

  26. If you teach people to think, they will find God!!
    Christianese kills our ability to think…we just repeat phrases and don’t build new structures of thought. Cognitive dissonance!
    So good!!

  27. Hi pastor steven let me know when your in seattle wa again, got pray that jesus helps me make a way to come to your sermons. Thank you lord threw you help me alot i have been praying to understand what jesus wants me to do thanks you god blesses

  28. The way Caroline Leaf says I don’t like religion I like God speaks to me. I really enjoyed how she says how does love look like now that I am a little wiser the phrase love comes in many forms I’m so blessed that God has opened my mind. I don’t get mad I really don’t it takes a lot. Well actually maybe I do get mad. Just not a lot. We’re are we? Here we go. “Trigger” the series I have not seen. Trigger means to me when something come into your mind and changes your path or changes the way your thinking. Now that I have God in my life my triggers went from toxic to positive. A trigger for me can be the different from drinking coffee makes me focus lets be serious. To hot chocolate which for me teams have a good time. To hot water with lemon which means for me structure. The reason that these items have this effect on me is because of my life experience. When I wake before all I put God first then I take on my day. When I don’t put God first my structure is thrown off a bit. It does not give me a toxic trigger, but I do feel different. “The minute you are aware of something it’s weaker. When something is brought into the light it’s weaker.” Carolina Leaf said. She also mentioned that when you notice this it’s manageable you can change it. I see what she means that when those negative thoughts come in to mind one must stay positive. As Pastor Steven Furtick had a sermon called Gods going to Flip It. “Hey thanks.” Says Pastor Anthony Ennis. “Quality thinking.” Caroline Leaf says sixteen minutes of just sit. This will help. Once your thinking is clean will be able to take on your tasks. “Eliminate all toxic thinking.” Says Pastor Steven Furtick. “Mind and Brian are not the same.” mentioned Carolina Leaf. You can hear about this 37:00 minutes into the video.

    Thank you Pastor Steven Furtick and Carolina Leaf
    From Pastor Anthony Ennis.

  29. I am so excited about this talk and I'm only 8 minutes it. I'm getting it, I'm getting it . I've often felt and thought the same thing about religion

  30. I am sure that she is a lovely person however she is promoting and so is Furtick a counterfeit of the work of the HOLY SPIRIT. Jesus did not focus on the mind or the seat of the soul. Rather he focused on the Holy Spirit. Third person of the God head. This Holy Spirit was a promise that was essential for power and changing lives. I will give a free copy of Watchman Nee’s ‘Latent Power of the Soul” to anyone who will write to me at PO Box 66840, Albuquerque, NM 87193 (as long as the supply lasts). This is the fundamental problem with the denomination of which Furtick is a member. Consequently, members like him will condescend to counterfeits in lieu of the actual filling of the Holy Spirit. This is nothing more than psychoanalysis. Ladies, you know you love it.

  31. Can pastor Furtick be descent in his clothing for respect of his title? because the message you’re displaying to every pastor out there & your congregation is Christians & non Christians attires have no differences. Thank you Dr. Caroline Leaf for your respective wardrobe.

  32. I just can’t handle her voice. It’s not her fault. I wish I could because I really want to learn from her. The voice causes me to want to turn it off.

  33. I have a great respect for the doctor and her work; however the Bible says——– Keep thy tongue from evil and thy lips from speaking guile

  34. This video is amazing! I also feel that If children were nurtured more allowing for "organic" development then wouldn't we have a lot less toxic minds as an adult? After all a lot of our thinking paterns stem from prior to being an adult and in the hands of our parents.

  35. Oh my GOODNESS!! What a revelation! So many things/patterns in my life make sense now! Why some things I apply in life goes so well even for a month…but still doesn’t stick!!! 100% new meaning given to DAILY renewal of your mind…. and even the concept itself of “renewing your mind” – doing self evaluation and analyzing your thoughts & reaction…#mindblown🙌🏼

  36. This was the most beautiful thing I heard today and I truly believe it will help me (+people who may be like me) who have cognitive disorders and work on having awareness and being mindful can have this spiritual break through knowing that God hears us and we can root out the negative thinking and emotions asking as we stick with it. I personally have a hard time getting pass what she described as days 4 through 7 and even when I do I never really go beyond that before giving up. But now after seeing this video I know that being mindful isn't just a step of coping with my disorder but can truly help change my life and my relationship with Godn is inspiring and I'm so grateful that on my journey in Christ I have came across this video and am amazed at how one tiny moment can change your life.

  37. The confusion lies in mixing up legitimate spiritual warfare (2 Cor. 10:3-5) which is societal (apostolic confrontation of the power of the gospel with the results of societal transformation) with personal mind renewal (Rom. 12:1-2) which is putting on the helmet of salvation and the shoes of the preparation of the gospel of peace – protection and preparedness for spiritual warfare.
    Real spiritual warfare isn’t mental it’s real confrontation.

  38. It was soooo incredible… What God work in His man and the specific intelegent person… Thankyou all.. It is really what i extremely need…

  39. I had a severe anxiety disorder for months and begged for the Lord to heal me. He did but not magically. He taught me that there was “brain” work I had to do. I had let my thoughts move into the “fear zone” Caroline was a big help in retraining my thoughts through repetitive cognitive behavioral thinking. God heals us but we have to do our part.

  40. Whewwwwwwwww! This is one of the best interview. Only the ones that are at the level to understand. For the ones who doesn't, keep asking the Lord! He will reveal it

  41. Now results someone pretending b GOD , knowing my thoughts,,..
    Saying it's toxic,
    Look s like it's reverse, because if you say I think toxic? Who is saying? You, who is having those thoughts you? Which means you are the one need to be detox,
    Only GOD know my thought and I.
    My thought are pure and clean

  42. 45 mins just to tell people to be Authentic and Honest with very little scripture to back up why to be honest and authentic. This conversation seems correct but This conversation could have taken 10 mins, 5 mins of explaining a human study on brain function and authenticity, and a 5 min description of what God's word says about the topic. most of this can be found in Proverbs. I imagine if they don't take up 45 mins the band has to play more music

  43. I'm just seeing this 1 year after the posting lol better late than NEVER..
    I want to do her detox …
    I've self medicated from my late 20's from struggling with HORRIBLE ANXIETY
    I'm a worrier I worry about EVERYTHING.
    It's robbed me of getting in toxic relationships,
    Going to gatherings, driving to certain fun things!😢
    O my so much more and if you have it then you can relate….

    I'm very thankful for the internet it has let me research my anxiety and know I'm NOT alone
    And finding videos and teaching such as this,
    " using it on a positive not"
    Self chatter? Wow
    Such a POWERFUL / AMAZING VIDEO👍💛🙏🌟
    Whom ever shared God bless you, thank you.
    I will listen to this daily bc reading? O my geez I live to read but I do NOT UNDERSTAND what I read!!

    I am 50 this may not happen over nite though I am filled with joy that I found this. ..!!!😍😉👍🙏
    No-one is NEVER to old to change their mind though from what they speak of negative to POSITIVE👍
    MAY this reach every heart and mind and touch everyone who hears this in a way it touched mine!💗

  44. Love ya Pastor Furtick!! Its great to see a pastor who is so vunerable and true. Just like the rest of us, who are listening to your word. Thank you!!

  45. Oh my goodness. So ADD and ADHD pretty much helps a person if they apply it to consulting with the Holy Spirit when talking to a person to say the right words of wisdom and truth. I like this.

  46. Fwd:
    New Update on Emmy's progress

    …she was breathing over the breathing machine

    they took her off of it
    she's breathing on her own

    thank you so much God for all the great things that have happend the passed few days

    thanks so much for healing her and please contuine to heal her! Amen
    (From the grandma )

  47. Absolutely loved this video. It was so helpful. I've been dealing with a lot of things but majorly how to deal with my thoughts with absolute honesty and authenticity
    And I'm glad this video is here on YouTube to help the believers really properly work on their thought life

  48. Wow
    Thankyou God. Thankyou Pastor Furtick and Thankyou Caroline Reaf! I have recently embarked on a new journey of personal development and never realized until the past year or so how much our thinking really does poison or empower our enviroment around and within us. This is absolutely amazing and comforting to hear physical confirmation that it is possible for me to change my life. This was absolutely astonishing. God bless.

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