Category: Anxiety

Intersection of Broken & Redeemed

The Intersection of Broken and Redeemed: The Church’s Response to Mental Illness

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

This week, a Southern California pastor took his own life, leaving behind his beautiful wife and children. As the Body of Christ, our hearts mourn for his family and for his church. Out of respect for both, this article is not about what took place here in California. This article is written as a plea for…

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3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help With Your Anxiety

3 Signs It’s Time to Get Help with Your Anxiety

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

1. You feel kind of anxious. 2. You feel really anxious. 3. You feel overwhelmingly anxious. That’s it. No one needs to tell you to wait until you can’t breathe or you’re having panic attacks. Don’t wait until you are unable to perform simple tasks or you begin avoiding tasks that just seem too hard before…

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Hope in the Midst of Transition

I Never Thought I’d Be Here Again

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

“I have been in seasons of my life when it seems like the sun will never rise, when the darkness lingers, and when the warmth of the morning light seems unreachable. There have been seasons of my life when I believed the darkness and fear boasted of its success. But those seasons do not last…

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The You-Can-Do-It (And Why You Should) Complete Guide to Eliminating Food Dyes

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Note: I’m not a doctor or nurse nor do I have any medical background by which I can offer any professional advice. The information shared here is purely an anecdotal account of our experience with artificial food coloring. All sources are cited. And some links are affiliate which means I will earn a small commission…

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Anxiety, Stress & The Food The Caused It

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

If you had told me six months ago that we’d be living this way, I would have giggled and shoved another powdered donut from a bag into my mouth. I mean, I’m not the mom who reads all of the labels, chooses organic over regular, and advocates for chemical-free, preservative-free, artificial flavor-free foods. I’m too busy…

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What It Feels Like To Parent A Child With Anxiety

Monday, November 27th, 2017

When your child is young and it is time for bed, you walk into the room ahead of them, and turn on the nightlight. You might find the special blanket or lovie, you might even turn on the closet light and open the closet door… You do these things because you love your child. You…

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When What’s Best For Your Child Doesn’t Make Sense to Anyone Else

Monday, August 14th, 2017

It’s nine o’clock AM, and I am sitting outside my daughter’s first grade classroom with my laptop open and my heart a little nervous. The school, built decades ago, isn’t setup like most. The classrooms open up to a central library. And while you might think that noise or distractions would prevent little minds from…

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Sinking Facebook

Truth For the Woman Who Feels Like She’s Sinking

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

It was windy that night. I’m not sure how windy. The story doesn’t say. Scripture just says the boat was already some distance from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them. You know this story. It’s the one where Jesus (and Peter) walk on water. Remember? Jesus’s disciples are in a…

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Why Many Millennial Parents Struggle With Anxiety

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Dear friend, Let me start with this. It’s not just up to you to keep them safe. This week I read yet another article online highlighting one more way I need to protect my children from this world. As I made my way through one father’s terrifying narrative and his hopeless account of how he…

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The Vitamin Deficiency That Caused My Anxiety

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

I need to start by saying that I’m not a medical professional, and the information I share in this article is not a substitute for medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. The information I share is for general information only. Please consult your health care provider for any medical advice. This…

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Every Christian Needs to See What Kevin Did on “This is Us”

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you send the kids to bed a few minutes early on Tuesday nights so that you don’t miss one second of the popular new show, “This Is Us” on NBC. (And if they’re not quite in bed when the clock hits 8:00 CST, you’re praising Jesus for your DVR or…

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Christian Women & Anxiety

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Before I begin, I’d like to take a second to introduce myself. If you’re visiting my page for the first time, I think it’s important that you know who you’re talking to. My name is Becky Thompson, and I started this website in 2013. I have been married for ten years to my husband, Jared.…

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