Have you ever been so clouded in darkness that there seemed to be no way out? Have you ever wondered if others would just be better off without you? Or maybe you just wanted the pain to end. I’ve been there. Even as a Christian board-certified clinical neuropsychologist treating patients with depression, I fell into the pit myself. But there is another way. I want to offer hope when a suicide attempt feels like the only option. National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is September 8-14, 2019. Read my story below and be encouraged. You are not alone!
A reader noticed when she gets stressed, her heart races and she has a hard time catching her breath. Is it just stress, or is it something else? Read more for tips for coping with panic attacks and the best stress-reduction strategy I can offer.
As a neuropsychologist, I’ve met thousands of patients interested in finding freedom from what ails them. Today, my friend Jennifer Watson shares her story of finding freedom from the God of breakthrough. Now, she not only lives in freedom, but she wants to help other women find it, too.
Anxiety and worry are an insidious thing. They creep in like a weekend guest and then take on a life of their own and move in for the long haul before you even realize what happened. Exchanging worry and anxiety for peace is not a one-time event. Beat anxiety with this process.
Our enemy is a thief who comes to steal, kill and destroy. Does he target the little things in life? The devil ain’t gonna steal your weedeater. But, what does he target? And, how do we triumph? ~ Scott Bengtson
Have you been the victim of domestic abuse? Do you know the red flags of abusive and domestic violence relationships so you can avoid them? Read more in this post from Melanie Pickett, a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Remember, those who have been victimized can heal from this painful abuse, have hope for their future, and find happiness again.
There are 5 things you should know about domestic violence.