The Joy of the Lord is My Strength

The Joy of the Lord is My Strength

Depression can be perpetuated by focusing on ourselves and our own pain, but when we focus instead on others and their needs, our own pain is lessened. It makes us feel good and gives us a fresh perspective of the verse in Nehemiah 8:10 that says, “the joy of the Lord is my strength.” Read more for how to shift your focus when you’re feeling down or in despair.

12 Tips for How to Spot a Narcissist Early

12 Tips for How to Spot a Narcissist Early

What is narcissism? Are all narcissists men? What’s the difference between narcissistic abuse and domestic abuse? In this article, I share answers to these questions as well as tips that will help you spot a narcissist early. If you think you may be in a relationship with a narcissist, be sure to read more for some early warning signs to look out for, so you can avoid getting too attached to someone who isn’t good for you.

This Thing Called Depression: Signs and Symptoms

This Thing Called Depression: Signs and Symptoms

Are you struggling with depression? God already knows what you’re struggling with and He wants to heal you and give you hope. For myself, I was the doctor who treated patients for over 20 years when I suffered through the dark night of my soul. I thought I was supposed to be able to prevent that from happening to me, and to have all the answers. Experience is a very valuable teacher. Now that I’ve personally experienced it, I understand what depression is, how it presents, what it feels like, and how to treat it much better. In this post, I share the most common signs and symptoms of depression, along with resources that offer help, hope and healing.