November 23, 2014

Can caffeine cause anxiety and panic attacks?

Can caffeine cause anxiety and panic attacks?

Over the past decade, there has been a substantial increase in the consumption of caffeinated drinks. These include coffee, sodas, tea, and energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar and 5-Hour Energy. All of these include stimulants that can … [Read more...]

A Prayer for Panic Attacks and Anxiety

A Prayer for Panic Attacks and Anxiety | Bible

When I was trapped in this cycle of fear, panic attacks and confusion, I had prayers printed out that I would often read through and listen to. With my mind racing, it was difficult to focus and really press in; so, having a simple way to pray and … [Read more...]

How to Help Someone Struggling with Panic Attacks

How to help someone struggling with panic attacks

For those who have never experienced crippling fear, anxiety or panic attacks, it can be difficult to know how to help someone struggling through this "dark night of the soul." Not knowing what to say, what to do or how to respond can make you feel … [Read more...]

Why should God answer my prayers?

Why should God answer my prayers?

Have you ever felt like your prayers are not being heard? You pray for peace, healing, or financial provision, but it seems like nothing happens. You press in deep with fasting, dedication and devotion, but still, the response is painful silence. You … [Read more...]

Will these panic attacks ever go away?

Will these panic attacks ever go away?

I've asked this question hundreds of times, maybe thousands of times. I've even waffled in my answer over the years. Am I destined to live with panic attacks the rest of my life, or can I be free? When I was younger and the panic attacks were … [Read more...]

Stopping a Panic Attack

Stopping a Panic Attack

For anyone who has experienced a full blown panic attack or anxiety attack, it can be quite terrifying. The confusion and terror make it difficult to think clearly. Stopping the attack seems impossible while it's happening. The key to stopping a … [Read more...]

My New Year’s Resolution: To Stop Setting Goals

My New Year's Resolution: To Stop Setting Goals

A few months ago, I stumbled across a blog article that caught my interest. It was titled, "The Best Goal is No Goal". My first initial reaction was Yeah, right. You see, I am very goal driven. I love goals. I set goals constantly. And, I have … [Read more...]

Grace: The Freedom to Laugh and Enjoy Life

Grace: The Freedom to Laugh and Enjoy Life

For anyone who has struggled through this dark night of the soul regarding fear, anxiety and panic attacks, joy can be elusive. The pain, confusion and heaviness of fear often leaves us exhausted. There's no joy and laughter. One of God's greatest … [Read more...]

Grace: Do I Have a Sinful Nature?

Grace: Do I have a Sinful Nature or is it the Flesh?

As we continue to grow in our understanding of grace, it is essential that we really understand this concept of "sin nature". What is it and how does it apply today? I believe most churches teach a wrong concept of "sin nature", and in doing so, many … [Read more...]

Grace: From Sinner to Saint

Grace: From Sinner to Saint

Too often, we define ourselves through sin. When we mess up, we verbally and mentally abuse ourselves. You're so stupid. Or, when we know what to do but don't do it, then we just give up, Why even try? This vicious cycle of defeat can be terribly … [Read more...]