As I watched people come and go in the surgical waiting room, I clearly saw the telltale signs of anxiety: people pacing, others crying, some talked nonstop about nothing of importance to fill the quiet empty space, and most fidgeted in some form or fashion.
I was having to fight hard against the spirit of fear as the clock painstakingly ticked the seconds and minutes by. Thoughts raced through my head faster than a ball in a pinball machine. My stomach also gave my anxious condition away, as I sat feeling like a boulder had grown there overnight.
How do you get rid of worry, fear, and anxiety?
Are you facing a giant of some kind today? Relationship difficulties, financial hardship, legal problems, job loss, health problems, or financial stress. How do you fight the giants of worry, fear and anxiety so you can grasp God’s peace?
I’ve got some exciting news to share with my listeners and readers this week! So many of you have asked for it, and it’s finally here! We’re announcing the soon to be released book that YOU asked me to write, to help you in your struggles with worry, fear, and anxiety. Breaking Anxiety’s Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises will be released by Baker Revell on September 17, 2019.
In Breaking Anxiety’s Grip, I share what worry, fear, and anxiety are, where they come from, and what tools we can use to conquer them.
As a neuropsychologist, I know the power of our mind, the power of our thoughts. Have you ever wondered how to deal with fear effectively? In this episode, Kelly Balarie and I talk about training our mind to conquer challenges, defeat doubt, and live victoriously.
Kelly offers us tangible suggestions of ways to take heart and keep our minds focused on God’s truth for victorious living. Learn what it means to be Battle Ready.
There’s a book giveaway so be sure to read to the end.
Just two weeks after we took my eldest son 1500 miles away to college, news and weather reports warned of an impending hurricane, a couple days from hitting the United States. During a time when we had anticipated hearing from him about classes and new friends, we were instead trying to make safe evacuation plans while continuously monitoring forecasts.
Nothing will make a mother more worried, fearful, or anxious than the welfare of our children. Unfortunately, our young children observe much more than we give them credit for. If we don’t learn how to effectively fight fearful thoughts, our children may learn to be anxious. No mother wants to be the cause of their child’s anxiety, but rather, a safe haven for them to find shelter.
God knew fear would be a fierce battle for us to fight. That’s why He gave us the tools we need to be effective in battle. Don’t allow fear and anxiety to run rampant in your mind. Read more for how to fight fearful thoughts and win.