According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, over 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety-related disorders. Yet, anxiety is a word most Christians don’t like to talk about. After all, the Bible says in Philippians 4:6, “do not be anxious about anything.” While fully acknowledging the truth of the Scripture we must also admit … Read moreDo Christians Have to Suffer from Anxiety Alone?
Every generation thinks the one after it is too complacent, too soft, and too wrapped up in its new technology. This probably started with the first generation that figured out how to make a sparker instead of using friction to make a fire, and continues all the way into the modern-day. Today’s parents are concerned … Read moreIs Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety in Teens?
Language matters. The word choices we make daily can influence our relationships with our family and friends. You should be aware of the word choices you make and feel confident in how those choices represent your character. How we represent our character is important in terms of the brand we depict to the world. Perhaps … Read moreInclusive Language: Self-Awareness, Understanding, and Learning from your Mistakes
Addiction recovery can be very difficult for the addict, but what most people do not realize is that it is also difficult for the family members of the addict. Recovering addicts tend to be very embarrassed by their illness and even though they are in recovery, they may choose to remain closed off to their … Read moreAddiction Recovery, Relapse and the Family
We have all dealt with anxiety at some point in our lives such as when starting a new job or new school. A majority of us are able to recognize the anxious feeling and use coping mechanisms to deal with it and move forward. For some people, anxiety is not so easy to cope with … Read moreIf You’re Living With Anxiety You’re Not Alone
Depression is a disorder characterized by a prolonged, numbing sadness. When most people think of depression, they generally think of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), which according to the National Institute of Mental Health affects 6.7% of Americans over 18. But did you know that there are many other types of depression other than Major Depressive … Read more3 Less Common Types of Depression
Your days in college are often thought to be some of the happiest days of your young adult life. In college, you are supposed to meet people who inspire you, develop passions in and out of the classroom, and discover a more heightened and developed sense of self. However, appreciating this time in your life … Read moreHow to Deal with Anxiety in College
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? CBT is a form of therapy that offers sufferers of depression the freedom to take control of their emotions and experiences. This is achieved via “rewiring” of thought and behavioral patterns. CBT has shown promising results in helping those suffering from modern-day depression. While often used to treat depression, CBT … Read moreCognitive Behavioral Therapy: Take Control of Your Depression
Summertime is often associated with lounging by the pool, children laughing by lemonade stands and the bliss of sleeping in with flexible schedules. For a parent of school-age children, this picturesque characterization is rarely so serine. Add on trying to manage anxiety in the midst of summer chaos and you may have a recipe for disaster. Here are … Read moreManaging Anxiety While the Kids are Home from School
Not every relationship suffers in the same way. One couple might irritate one another until they explode in a loud, angry shouting match. Another couple might just slowly drift apart until one day, they wake up and realize they aren’t as close as they used to be. It’s not always simple to identify the symptoms … Read moreRelationship Crisis and How To Address It