If you’ve ever been diagnosed with anxiety or depression, you know that there’s a lot of stigmas attached to those diagnoses. You might also feel like your condition is a personal failing, and that you’re the only one who suffers from them. But the truth is, anxiety and depression are incredibly common conditions, affecting millions
One thing that stands in the way of success is the inability to believe in ourselves. We’ve touched on this in the attitude sections, but there’s more to it than just having a positive attitude. You must believe in yourself. “So how do I do THAT?” You might be asking me right about now. “I’m
You must develop the right mental attitude on your road to success. Without being overly simplistic, think of “The Little Train Who Could.” Instead of having an “I Can’t” attitude, replace it with an “I Can!” attitude. A positive outlook is necessary to see change coming, to be able to work with the change, and
There are times when simply thinking positively won’t move you past your fear and anxiety. And there are times when simply struggling through is the only option. The Evangelical speaker Joyce Meyer says, “If you’re afraid to do it, just DO IT AFRAID.” No one will blame you for being fearful—but you may regret letting
Everybody experiences anxiety from time to time. Getting married, going to a job interview, and the loss of a loved one can all cause anxious feelings in all of us. Then there are those of us who experience anxious feelings on a frequent or constant basis. And those of us whose anxiety negatively affects other
Many who suffer from anxiety and depression take medication to relieve their pain. Doctors may prescribe antidepressants, tranquilizers and sleeping tablets for your condition. But there are healthier alternatives that can be used in attacking anxiety and depression. Exercise is extremely important for many reasons, but even more so if you suffer from emotional stress.
Stress is a normal part of modern daily life, but most people are not aware of the negative consequences stress can have on their health—until it is too late. Some people are able to cope with stress better than others, while others take practical steps to reduce their stress each day to diminish the wear