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ANXIETY: When Concern Becomes Obsessive

Part Three: Complicating Factors Where one runs to–or where one finds relief for anxiety–often reveals the allegiance of one’s heart. Anxiety doesn’t feel good, and it’s often felt physically through a racing heart, sweaty hands, or a pounding migraine. When our anxiety escalates, so does our impatience–because whenever we experience something uncomfortable, we want to …

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WHAT IS ANXIETY?

INTRODUCTION Between the COVID-19 pandemic and social upheavals in our society, the impact on mental health has been dramatic. According to the CDC, cases of anxiety and depression have increased considerably.[1] Americans are taking 34% more anxiety medication since the COVID-19 pandemic began.[2] The need for Christ’s comfort has been acutely apparent. As parents and …

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