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Anxiety, Encouragement, Health, Intentional, Mental Health

The art of noticing the small things

combating anxiety one small moment at a time In the hustle and bustle of our modern lives, it's all too easy to become overwhelmed by the constant barrage of information, responsibilities, and stressors that seem to be a never-ending part of our daily routine. Anxiety, a common companion in this fast-paced world, can leave us… Continue reading The art of noticing the small things

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How can I help my child calm down?

Research has shown that children of a parent with an anxiety disorder have a 33 percent higher chance of having it themselves. I can despair over the fact that maybe my kids will have to navigate life with the mental health diagnosis, or I can give what I wish I would have received in my teenage years as my own mental illness began to take root.

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Anxiety, Christian Living, Depression, Health, Intentional, Mental Health

The hidden benefits of kitchen therapy

When I was at my lowest point with my anxiety and depression, it took all of my mental energy to convince myself to get out of bed and move through my day. Most of my days I went through the motions of getting the kids off to school, working my secretary job, and being back home in time to welcome the kids home from school. Outwardly, I did my best to hold myself together when inwardly I was vacillating between wanting to cry in the dark or scream into a pillow.