Mental Health

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4 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the New Year

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Congratulations on making it through this year! The last 12 months have been a wild ride, and we can't wait to take a breather. But just as we’re about to settle down to relax, we’re assailed by thoughts about the new year.
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Why We Should Stop Being "Resilient"

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Millions of people are working excessive hours, which has been normalised to the point that burnout has become commonplace. All of this raises two questions for me: Why are we working so hard that so many of us are burning out? What’s the solution?
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What God Showed Me When I Was Burnt Out

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The space began to close in on me. My ears received nothing but noises. My breath became shorter. That was the first time I experienced a panic attack during a work meeting.
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How to Quiet the Voices in Our Heads

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“I should get up and do my laundry.” “I should get my steps above 6,000.” “I should unsubscribe from that streaming platform I am no longer using.”  “I should go to bed earlier. I should wake up earlier.” These are just some of the milder “shoulds” that pass through my head on any given day.
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I Found Christ. Then Came the Darkest Season of My Life

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It was like a scene in a movie. Picture the camera set across the street from a cafe, where two people walk out. They face each other briefly, then each turn back and start walking in the opposite direction. I remember the day vividly from that perspective, even though I was one of the two people walking away from each other.
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5 Things to Remember When You're Faced With Decision Paralysis

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There’s a queue behind me all the way out the door. People are frowning, shuffling on the spot, trying to peer around me. I know I’m keeping them waiting, but I just can’t decide. 
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What's Behind Our Imposter Syndrome?

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Comedy writer Tina Fey and I have something in common. What we do have in common is the sense that we’re “imposters”, and one day, people will call us out for the “fakes” that we are.
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I Entered a New Year in Tears, But God Held Me Fast

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At the beginning of last year, I was facing anxiety on multiple fronts. While others were looking forward to the coming year with hope, I was starting mine with dread.
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How to Be at Peace When You Have Not Achieved Your Goals

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What has this year been like for you? Were you able to do all that you had set out to accomplish?