Mental Health

4 Ways to Avoid The Spirit of Depression

Whatever you're going through right now, please know that you don't have to go through it alone.

Elizabeth Vargas Shares How Prayer Helped Her Overcome Anxiety and Addiction

For years the ABC "20/20" news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.

5 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who is Depressed

1. "YOU'RE FINE."  The statement "You're fine" can sometimes be used as a way to let people know "It's all going to be okay." But the reality is, sometimes this just isn't the case. You just don't know if it's all actually going to be...

3 Ways To Take Control of Your Emotions During Difficult Times

Which comes first – thoughts or feelings?  Does the heart or the mind dominate our ability to live well? Medical and psychological research continually investigates the link between the head and heart, now utilizing detailed scans that give windows into brain operations and how...

10 Things You Must Do To Heal Emotional Pain

Over the last two years I have experienced suffering like I’ve never experience before. Heart breaking, life changing, unexpected suffering that has challenged me on every level. It challenged my mind, body and faith – even to the point of wanting to end my...

Depression and Mental Health Within The Church

For most of my life growing up I struggled with depression and mental health related issues. At the age of sixteen I became frustrated with my life and my depression began to overpower my faith. I began to engage in self-mutilating behaviors and I...

Too Blessed To Be Stressed- 7 Ways To Shake Stress

The moment you begin to stress, close your eyes, open your heart, pray, and let it go.

Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted. Most people who commit suicide don't want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you...

7 Signs Of Depression and How To Manage Them

Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t beat it through sheer willpower, but you do have some control—even if...