There Is Hope For Overcoming Anxiety

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๐ŸŒ€Anxiety can be a life-altering occurrence. It can happen without our knowledge and can change a life forever. That is not to say the changes are for the worse. If we are aware, early on, that we are experiencing stress and dealing with anxiety then we have a great opportunity to promote positive behavior. This positive behavior can then dominate our lives.

๐ŸŒ€There are varying effects anxiety has on the human body, mind and spirit. Anxiety can often times be a silent killer. Stress and anxiety go hand in hand and both promote heart problems, respiratory problems and can cause us to age more rapidly than if we were to have a healthier, slower paced lifestyle.

๐ŸŒ€Yoga, deep tissue massages, and even routine exercising can be beneficial in reducing anxiety. All it takes is a phone call, a minute of searching the Internet, or even a chat with your physician or pastor to begin the process of healing. Once you have discovered on your own or been diagnosed by a physician that anxiety is the culprit for what ails you, the healing process is as difficult as you want it to be.

๐ŸŒ€Being in denial about anxiety is a step in the wrong direction. When you discover you have symptoms of an illness (serious or otherwise) and all physical elements are ruled out you must look long and hard at how you are living. There is part of us that most are not even aware of until our health plummets and we are forced to look more closely at how we live.

๐ŸŒ€Most of us can fully benefit by slowing everything down and easing up on what we cram into one day. Sometimes it is as if we have to fill each moment of everyday to the bursting point in order to feel as if we have accomplished something. Stepping back and doing nothing is a challenge. And it is challenge well worth the effort and one we must take into serious consideration.

๐ŸŒ€Slowing down is the first step to forcing out the anxiety that is easily accessible to all of us as humans. Forming a plan of attack on the urges and pitfalls that lead us further into the darkness of anxiety is essential. The war against anxiety begins with the acknowledgement that it exists. When you replace stressful, anxious behavior with positive, relaxed behavior you have the beginnings of a beautiful life.

Olivia

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Motivation Monday!

Happy Monday, time to get up and finish what you started last week!

There is no race to the finish line, even going slow is a step towards your accomplishments!

Have amazing week friends,

Olivia ๐Ÿ’“

Christmas Activities to Boost Your Mood! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ

๐ŸŽ„Whip up an eggnog cocktail.

Invite your friends over for a cozy night in and sip on the go-to drink. Or, even better, snack on an eggnog-inspired dessert.

๐ŸŽ„Mail a letter to Santa.

Because kids aren’t the only ones wishing for some Christmas magic.

๐ŸŽ„Video chat with an out-of-town friend or relative.

Take a few minutes to wish a faraway friend or family member a very merry Christmas.

๐ŸŽ„Find a fun way to display your holiday cards.

Say goodbye to holiday paper clutter by displaying the season’s greetings in a creative way. (my fav)

๐ŸŽ„Deliver homemade holiday treats to someone unexpected.

Whether it’s the cashier at your local Kroger or Walmart, they’re sure to love a delivery of Christmas treats.

Happy Holidays ๐Ÿฅฐ

Gratitude Journal 12/9/18 ๐Ÿ“”

Happy Sunday bloggers, hope everyone is having a great morning so far.โ˜บ๏ธ

Just wanted to take the time to say Thank You for reading my blog. I’m not the best writer but I do enough to get my point across.

Thanks also for the gift of writing.

What a joy it is to express myself through words!

A letter, a diary entry, a blog, or a report…all these things are ways I can share my thoughts and knowledge with the world.

I am grateful for the chance to express myself and pray that God will guide my pen every time I write.

Olivia โœ๐Ÿพ

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Six tips to help those in recovery avoid alcohol during the holidays | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and share laughs, memories and perhaps a drink or two. But for people recovering from an addiction, all that alcohol often present at special events can be worrisome.
โ€” Read on m.amsterdamnews.com/news/2018/nov/29/six-steps-recovery-acohol/

Great read, love the one about creating new traditions! My church will be toasting with sparkling grape juice, it will still be so cheerful and festive!! ๐Ÿฅ‚

Olivia