Hope for the Hurting
Many, especially in this space, know me as an author, but I have always been an avid reader—reading somewhere between 50-100 books a year. Friends often ask me for my “best picks” for what to read next. So if you’re looking for books to put on your Christmas wish list, or books to buy for your reader loved one, you’ll definitely want to check these out.
Parenting a special needs child can be quite challenging. Misty Phillip shares important reminders that she learned through the trials her family endured with raising a special needs child who is now an adult.
Thanksgiving is the only national holiday that explicitly calls us to recognize and individually express an internal, personal attribute, namely gratitude. Is that what makes Thanksgiving the best holiday? Today on the blog, Scott Bengtson shares thoughts on gratitude and why Thanksgiving is the best holiday.
In this Ask Dr. B column, a reader is asking what to do because her husband suffers with bouts of depression. She asks if it is normal for him to be angry. When he’s depressed, his behaviors are hurtful. What do you do when a spouse is depressed?
Our words are powerful. The words we speak over our loved ones can build them up or tear them down. A neuropsychologist shares what not to say to someone with depression, anxiety or some other mental illness.
Wes Harris knows what it is like to struggle with intrusive thoughts, and to fight the compulsion to do things repeatedly in an attempt to control the anxiety that wells within him. In today’s article, Wes shares what has encouraged him in his battle against depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Scripture tells us that the words we speak can produce life or death. We want to choose life and build up our loved ones and friends who suffer. A neuropsychologist shares 13 things TO say to someone struggling with depression, anxiety, or some other mental illness.
Have you ever wondered how a visually disabled person makes it through the day? Carolyn Newell shares about some of the limitations caused by being blind and how they led to an experience with depression. She also describes how God’s word helps her overcome so she can walk in victory. Be sure and read to the end for a book giveaway!
As a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, I treated patients with depression for years. Then, I suffered with depression myself. When I was in the pit of despair, God met me and revealed to me truths that I could use to fight depression and negative thoughts.
In this post, Dave Ebert, an improvisational comedian who has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts, shares what helped him during the days when his experience with depression and suicidal thoughts were at their greatest. These three practical steps help break the power of the darkness.
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