“Some of them went to church, but the Church told them, ‘you need to change.’ But how can you change what you can’t identify?” Says Gray. “And how come, we’re so quick to judge people, and don’t know what they’ve been through.”
More people in the world today suffer from anxiety than any other illness on the planet. We are perpetually stressed out, and there are tons of ways we allow that stress to fester. Combat your anxiety with these 9 hobbies that are sure to give your mind the release it needs to keep going.
Some people never experienced anything on this list as a kid, and still, today are the victims of crippling anxiety. Others will read through this list of things people did as a kid because of their anxiety and be raising their hand in agreement saying, “that’s me.”
The Bible is full of hopelessness. It’s literally 2000+ pages of lonely, broken, “dirty,” sinners, and all of their baggage. But you guys, those sinners are us. Their stories are exactly where the hope is found.
The wall of semi-trucks stretched across all of the westbound and eastbound lanes of the interstate — 13 trucks in total — creating a shorter distance for the man to fall if he did, in fact, decide to jump.
“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” —Rachel Scott
According to the National Institute of Justice, an estimated 90 percent of children who become victims of domestic sex trafficking, were already victims of sexual abuse. Further, 50 to more than 90 percent of said victims have spent time in the child-welfare system.
“Anxiety isn’t a one size fits all, it isn’t consistent and it isn’t always easy to tell. You might think she’s just snapped at you, but it was anxiety that did it. You might think she’s angry, but it’s the anxiety that’s got a choke hold. You might think she’s not enjoying herself when you go out and it’s your fault, but it’s not. It’s anxiety.
Laughter is a form of medicine, and while laughing at some meme certainly won’t make your anxiety go away, it sure does bring a strong sense of comfort and support—even if only for a minute.