Tag: Anxiety

Talk Back to Self-Defeat!

If you were reading along during the 40 Days to a Joy-Filled Life review, you learned that your thoughts create your experience.  If you weren’t, then you can learn more about that in the posts from February 26 - April 17. In those posts, I expounded on author Tommy Newberry's book which proported practicing Philippians … Continue reading Talk Back to Self-Defeat!

Don’t Just Stand There! Come Out of the Rain!

As the storm of coronavirus rages around me, I am continually looking to Jesus to show me how to respond.  A couple of days ago, I went to Matthew 7:24-25 (NKJV) which says, “Therefore, whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on … Continue reading Don’t Just Stand There! Come Out of the Rain!

How to Keep Your Balance When the World Turns Upside Down

I think of myself as a change expert.  Resilient. Resilient is term defined as able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations. Multiple times over the years, I have found myself starting over with no idea of where I would live or how I would support myself.  It’s always worked out.  Besides hard times, … Continue reading How to Keep Your Balance When the World Turns Upside Down

Never, Never, Never Give Up!

Sometimes we learn a good lesson from a silly pastime. My silly pastime is a phone app, Solibon Solitaire.  To make it sillier, I only play Klondike Deal 1.  That’s one-card draw Solitaire, folks.  Not too challenging, right?  Well, it took me a while to figure out that if you keep trying, you cannot lose … Continue reading Never, Never, Never Give Up!

Let’s Play the Glad Game!

A person who was overly optimistic used to be called “Pollyanna”. Pollyanna was a character in a children’s novel written by Eleanor H. Porter in 1913. In the book and subsequent movies, Pollyanna transformed misery into joy by playing “The Glad Game”. Though now an orphan, Pollyanna’s father taught her the game. The object was to … Continue reading Let’s Play the Glad Game!

Breathe Out Stress! Breathe in Peace!

Reducing stress can be as simple as breathing. Having been a victim of stress and anxiety for many years, I came to the point where I would suffer some real health issues if I didn't find a way to lower my stress levels.  In addition, I was so ready to take back my life and be … Continue reading Breathe Out Stress! Breathe in Peace!

Don’t Be a Victim of COVID-19

It’s easy to have a victim mentality these days.  A victim of the corona virus.  A victim of the partisan system.  At the mercy of the economy .  Waiting for promised unemployment and stimulus checks.  Trapped at home, behind a mask, away from loved ones.  Waiting for God to answer prayers and put everything back … Continue reading Don’t Be a Victim of COVID-19

Morning Always Comes

The entire world is focused on the coronavirus.  The death count, the economic toll, mental and emotional damage, the forever changes in the fabric of society, and more.  Nothing seems constant and everything we thought we could count on is turned on its ear. But think about this, have you noticed that the sun still … Continue reading Morning Always Comes