• Lent 2020: Living UnAfraid

    #14
    Live from the Hot Dog Stand

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Lenten Blog Day 8 Fear of Our Own UnKnown

Lenten Blog Day 8  The Fear of Our Own Unknown. The opposite of “our own unknown”  is our need to be known.  When did our lives become so dependent on being recognized, on the number of likes we get on a post or our…

Lenten Blog Living UnAfraid: Day Seven-6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Stress

Boy draws with a brush an abstract big light bulb. Concept of innovation and creativity Lenten Blog Day Seven 6 Ways to Cope With Anxiety During Lent, we are on quest to live UnAfriad, to live with courage and hope even in uncertain times.  …

Lenten Blog Day Six - 6 Ways to Cope with Stress

Movement Ok… just as we are learning to be still, we come to the next step to cope with anxiety and stress.  It’s Movement.   We know that exercise has lots of physical benefits but getting our bodies moving can also improve our…

Lenten Blog Day Five- 6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Every Tuesday night a large group of ladies gathers at my church.   We study a book, we pray together, but mostly we laugh and cry and bond .  It is a safe space to articulate whatever is going on in our lives.  Deep friendships are…

Lenten Blog Day Four- 6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Stress

#3  Be Kind Yes, being kind actually helps you fight anxiety. Medical studies have shown that when we are kind, our body chemistry is altered and our mood improves.  Our blood pressure lowers.  We feel better about ourselves and…

Lenten Blog Day Three- 6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Stress

Lenten Blog Day Three 6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Stress Stillness: Step #2 in coping with anxiety and stress (from therapist Matthew Swartz presentation on Anxeity), If we are going to get a handle on anxiety and stress,…