The Art Of Christian Living

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As a therapist in the making, I love helping people with mental health and I also understand the stigmatization, yet I do not post more about “How to overcome or to deal with such and such mental health often” because I care about the wellbeing of those that read my blogs. I feel responsible should …

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“Self-Care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia Self-care is especially important during this time of quarantine.  You must guard your mind and monitor your self-talk, because “A man is not what he thinks, but what he thinks, he is” – Norman Vincent Peale. As you are taking care of others, spare time …

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The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty. Charles Swindoll I wake up in the morning like any other day. I am feeling great and ready to conquer my day as usual, flowing in the rhythm of my daily routine and enjoying the quietness that surrounds me. I drop the kids at the bus …

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In a world that equates busy with important and considers leisure to be the realm of the self-indulgent slacker, it’s not surprising that people feel pushed into a never-ending workday. Or rationalize staying connected throughout a vacation and allowing our work to linger through all hours of the night. Jake Wilder Once you start daydreaming …

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No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.  Ella Wheeler …

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They Say Money Will Not Make You Happy, But It Can Help Make Life Easier “Self-Care can be defined as a process of recognizing one’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and finding personal and flexible ways of meeting these needs” (Elizabeth Brownlee) According to the author of “How Counselors View And Practice Self-Care” there are …

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Healing Can Begin When We Are Ready To Exposes The Wound With The New Day Comes New Strengths and New Thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt When we are going through trauma it is usually hard to look at things with a different lens, yet when we do so, there comes relief.  Sometimes minor relief, yet powerful in …

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Change Is Possible – Should Be Desirable One of the best decisions you can make on behalf of your future self is to practice self-compassion in the present. If you’re not content with who you are right now, it’s hard to conjure up a positive connection to who you’ll be, or the motivation to set …

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Taking time to cook for yourself in this busy world we live in shows how much you care about yourself and other people in your household. This is a form of self-care because of the health benefits as well as the psychological benefits. Being mindful of what goes into one’s body, mind and soul is …

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Cooking can do more than help us practice mindfulness; it can also help us make meaningful connections ― not only with the people we’re cooking with or for, but people from our pasts as well. Julie Thompson – Taste Senior Editor, HuffPost Cooking Can Be Therapetice Cooking is therapeutic because of the psychological benefits one …

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