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…hear me out when I say that LIFE IS WORTH IT. There is light ahead. There is light even when you don’t feel its presence. There is always light. So Don’t you quit! Don’t you stop! Prove to yourself that you can do this! There is better times ahead that you and those around you will forever be grateful for….
My wife has anxiety. It is challenging; I may understand some things about it, but I will never understand it completely. I don’t have a full grasp of anxiety’s true feelings because it’s something that I didn’t grow up around or experience. At first I HATED it. I wanted her to be a “normal person.”
When I walk down the neighborhood street, I see the sun glistening through the leaves on the trees, casting a shadow on the sidewalk ahead. When I go on a hike, the smell of the pine trees and the feeling of the sun on my forehead radiates through my body. The sound of a fireplace,
I haven’t written in a long time. I try to rationalize with myself that it is just because I am busy, or going through a lot of changes, but I know that rationalizing is just rationalizing. The truth is… I started to lose hope. I had such high hopes for everything going on in my
I fight change. No matter how beneficial it may be, no matter how controlled of the change I feel, my soul fights it hard. I like things how they are. I like my little apartment with low ceilings, one closet, and the tiniest kitchen ever. So when a great opportunity came up for me and
I have what I like to call the “perfectionism plague,” not because perfectionism can be spread (though it certainly can be taught), but because it eats away at you. My whole life I have been taught to do my best. While this is commendable, and I think something that should be taught, in my mind
By: Layne Gudenkauf “Fear not, for I have redeemed you. I have called you by name. You are mine.” – Isaiah 43:1 If you have anxiety, you know that things people do or say kind of stick with you. The whole “sticks and stones” thing doesn’t apply when you have anxiety. You are constantly questioning
By: Emily Hammer Today I would like to talk about a realization that has completely changed my perspective. I am coming up on my 2-year anniversary of having an anxiety disorder. While I have been someone with high stress my whole life, when I got pregnant a switch flipped and it turned into full-blown anxiety (thanks hormones)!
Scripture: Joseph Accepts Jesus as His Son