Category Archives: Anxiety and Fear

Give More to Get More

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #61 Jack writes some things in today’s lesson that really bother me. In the first paragraph, he says, “By tithing regularly, you, too, can put into motion God’s universal force, bringing you continual abundance.” My concern … Continue reading

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Tell the Truth Faster

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #50 Most people avoid telling the truth for three reasons. They’re afraid that it might make someone: 1) uncomfortable, 2) hurt, or 3) angry. If we don’t tell the truth, we can’t really live in reality, … Continue reading

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Transform Your Inner Critic Into An Inner Coach

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #32 The average person has 50,000 thoughts per day. Most of that talk is about ourselves. And believe it or not, 80% of it is negative. Jack teaches that our self-talk can be so destructive, it … Continue reading

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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #15 Many people never achieve their dreams, because they allow fear to get it in the way. Jack provides some helpful methods for overcoming our anxieties that are holding us back. (1) Understand why we are … Continue reading

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Are You Lonely?

Trauma survivors often feel lonely, even when surrounded by people. We frequently feel alienated, angry, or suspicious of others. Avoiding relationships is often the only way we know how to repress the triggers that might lead to rage, depression, or … Continue reading

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Hire a Housekeeper

We are learning how to become more courageous in all areas of our lives during my series, Confident in God’s Garden. Today, I’d like to address the benefits of hiring a housekeeper. A clean house gives us peace of mind.For … Continue reading

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Control Your Emotions

It’s hard to believe that we have arrived at the last day of my nine-week series on the fruit of the Spirit, Thriving in God’s Garden. We conclude with a look at learning better self-control over our emotions. Are your … Continue reading

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Unforgiveness Can Cause Depression

Today, we learn about the ninth, and final, obstacle to forgiveness: depression. This concept is part of my series, Removing the Roadblocks to Forgiveness. What is depression?From a clinical perspective, depression often occurs when the brain cannot hold onto serotonin, … Continue reading

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