You were made to love Him and He has given you a purpose on the earth. He has gifted you specifically for the task and you will glorify Him most when you live out His design fully. When you know that your main reason to exist is to be loved by God and to love Him with all that you are, then the next step is to figure out how specifically to do that. That means that you are unique. You alone can live out the life God designed for you.
All our possessions steal something from us. Think about it. Picture everything you own and what you have to do to maintain it. The more stuff, the more time and energy it takes to care for it.
PTSD is best described by its name "post traumatic stress disorder." It is a disorder that happens after a person experiences or witnesses a very traumatic and terrifying incident.
In a Midlife Crisis you may find yourself asking how you got to this point in your life and what happened to the life you thought you would have.
More and more people are suffering from anxiety. Even Christians are finding anxiety taking over their lives. It can be devastating, life-altering and terrifying to live with anxiety daily.
Verbal abuse IS abuse and is just as damaging as physical abuse. It may even be worse. Verbal and emotional abuse leave no visible scars but wounds deeply, profoundly and, sometimes, permanently.
What do I mean that stress is good? Here's an example. Remember the "biodome" in Tucson? For one year a few scientists were locked into a habitat consisting of domes. It was sealed from the outside world and the experiment was designed to see if it could be completely self-sustaining. It had to produce its own air, water and food.
Shifting the blame is a common method to get out of the guilt we would otherwise feel. If I can put the guilt on you, then I’m off the hook at least a little bit. In this study we will look at King Saul in 1 Samuel and his attempt to not take responsibility for his behavior by trying to shift the blame.
Communication define as "any act by which one person gives to or receives from another person information about that person's needs, desires, perceptions, knowledge, or affective states."
So, then, clutter in our lives shows itself in confusion, noise, disorder; a jumble of too many activities and too much stuff filling our lives and covering us over.