Posts in anxiety
5 Clues You May Be Depressed And Not Know It – (Understanding and Coping with High-Functioning Depression)

High-functioning depression isn’t merely a bad attitude, and no, you can’t just snap out of it. People with HFD tend to be individuals with a lot of determination who tend to endure significant negative symptoms without asking for help. Here are five clues you may be depressed and not know it.

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4 Truths People With Mental Illness Need The Church To Know

Mental health problems are more common than we think —even in the church.  For all of the things churches do well in loving and serving people, there are a few things we need to understand better. Here are four truths people with mental illness need the church to know.

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Lisa’s Guide To Emotional Spring-Cleaning (8 tips to de-clutter your heart)

We all need moments, seasons, where we can open our soul-windows, pull back the curtains, and clear out what has grown cluttered, dim, and down-right dirty.  Here is my guide to emotional spring-cleaning that will lighten your load, fill your tank, and maximize your wellbeing.

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The Bravest Step You Can Take

Clark Kent. Indiana Jones. William Wallace. These were some of my favorite movie heroes growing up. They were the bravest of men. They faced enormous, sometimes super-human challenges. They overcame. They conquered.

I admired them for their courage. I envied their indomitable will.

I used to believe these men had no fear. How I longed to have no fear.

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How To Make Anxiety Work For You Instead of Against You

We’ve all had moments where we were afraid. Fear is a natural emotion, a normal response to a real threat. We may feel afraid if someone unknown enters our home. We may feel afraid if we are in a situation where our life or wellbeing is endangered. I was afraid one night when I was driving down the interstate and a deer ran out in front of my car. I was terrified the day I stood in front of my television and watched two enormous towers fall.

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