seven things to consider in stress management

Seven things to consider when managing stress   A)Identify the stressors     B) write down your stressor.   C) what is causing it    D) Can you remove it ?   E) Can you reduce it ?   F)  Can you live with it ?    G) Accept it and Deal with the effects.  … Continue reading seven things to consider in stress management

Fellow Christians Support as a measure of stress management

The Bible hugely promotes supporting each other as Christians. The Old Testament, tells the story of Moses who led the Israelites during the exodus from Egypt to Canaan. The old man was frequently stressed and frustrated by the impatient Israelites who wouldn’t listen to him. Then, he was attacked by the Amalekites who were evil … Continue reading Fellow Christians Support as a measure of stress management

Remove the Stigma: Jesus Did

Unfortunately, stress and other mental health illnesses are subject to stigmatization more than any other illness and hence not openly talked about. In fact, most patients suffer the devastating effects of the illness as well as the attached social exclusion and prejudices. Stigmatization of Mental related illnesses has a long tradition with ancient Greeks, using … Continue reading Remove the Stigma: Jesus Did

Christian Mindfulness: a biblical pillar to achieving peace.

Mindfulness has been described as an open undivided observation of what is occurring both internally and externally (Brown and Ryan 2003). It is a meditative state in which people become more self-aware or self- examination of one’s thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, and emotions.  Although the practice of mindfulness is rooted in Buddhism, the ideology behind … Continue reading Christian Mindfulness: a biblical pillar to achieving peace.

David in distress: His Rise and fall, guilt, shame and his Changed heart at the end.

David is one of the most amazing and famous biblical characters known. His life story is one full of tragedy, failure and achievement. He is the one human who suffered a lot of distress, stress, depression, shame, sin and guilt. However, in contrast, he also enjoyed great success, both physically and spiritually. David was the … Continue reading David in distress: His Rise and fall, guilt, shame and his Changed heart at the end.

Fellow Christians Support as a measure of stress management

The Bible hugely promotes supporting each other as Christians. The Old Testament, tells the story of Moses who led the Israelites during the exodus from Egypt to Canaan. The old man was frequently stressed and frustrated by the impatient Israelites who wouldn’t listen to him. Then, he was attacked by the Amalekites who were evil … Continue reading Fellow Christians Support as a measure of stress management

God’s peaceful dwelling place

The idea of a peaceful, restful place in God is scattered across the Bible but Paul probably explained the best in Hebrews, how we can enter in and why we risk missing God’s rest, peaceful dwelling. In Chapter 3, he gives the history and explains what had happened to the Israelites in the wilderness, how … Continue reading God’s peaceful dwelling place

Jesus in distress

The New Testament is filled with stressed-out people undergoing various stressful situations. My favourite example is that of Jesus in distress. This verse opens with a very stressed-out Jesus, in fact, overwhelmed by stress. He requests his friends to accompany him:  “Sit here while I pray.”  Taking Peter, James and John along with him, he … Continue reading Jesus in distress

The true effects of stress on Christians

The effects of stress on Christians as written in the Bible seem to contradict the ones stated in research literature. In fact, one of the most mind-boggling effects of stress recorded in the Bible seems to be upside down and does not make sense. I must admit, many times  I have found the ways of … Continue reading The true effects of stress on Christians