7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays
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7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays

As the holidays approach, I envision myself nestled near the Christmas tree with my hands cradling a good book and cup of hot chocolate. Also, I imagine indulging in my favorite Hallmark Christmas movies while snuggling under my favorite blanket. Plus, as I’m thinking through the upcoming festivities, I often daydream about other simple ways…

The Secret to Keeping a Clean House When You’re Feeling Anxious
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The Secret to Keeping a Clean House When You’re Feeling Anxious

Have you ever woken up and been in a good mood only to walk into the kitchen or living room and start to stress out? Dishes in the sink, toys, blankets, and food all over in places that they shouldn’t be? Seeing any of this would stress most out, but those of us feeling anxious,…

How to Use God’s Word to Battle Anxiety
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How to Use God’s Word to Battle Anxiety

Anxiety stinks! It’s a hard emotion because once it has a grasp of us, it doesn’t seem to want to let go. Are wondering how you will find anxiety relief? Your story might go like this: Something challenging happened in your life, and anxiety invited its way in. The trigger point for the anxiety has…

How to Muster Self Control When You REALLY Lack Discipline
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How to Muster Self Control When You REALLY Lack Discipline

I did something really stupid the other day. My husband was gone, and I was home with four extra boys, a new, untrained puppy, whose bladder is the size of a sesame seed, and a potty-training three-year-old, Ethan. I was frustrated and overwhelmed, and I irritable because the first words out of my mouth when…