Anxiety, Stress, Work, Worry

Kelsey’s Story: Trusting God’s Control Over COVID-19

I am an Intensive Care Nurse at a community hospital in a northeast suburb of Chicago. My hospital serves an underprivileged area where COVID broke loose in the community and created a battle zone. This coronavirus experience for me, in general, was a deep spiritual battle. I struggled with letting go of the illusion of… Read More Kelsey’s Story: Trusting God’s Control Over COVID-19

People Pleasing, Relationships, Stress, Work

Laura’s Story: Responding Defensively to Work Stress

I struggle with work stress as a high school counselor. The stress varies from situation to situation, but each produces a similar reaction in me: defensiveness. People often come to me with questions and I generally love sharing my knowledge. However, sometimes when I am asked certain questions, I can react short and defensively. Also,… Read More Laura’s Story: Responding Defensively to Work Stress

Anxiety, Depression, Fear, School, Work, Worry

Anna’s Story: Fearing the Future and Finding Meaning

I have always struggled with fear, particularly fear of the future and the unknown. When making important decisions, I am often troubled by the fact that I cannot see what lies ahead or control what happens. I have spent a lot of time overthinking, second-guessing myself, and procrastinating because I am too afraid to commit… Read More Anna’s Story: Fearing the Future and Finding Meaning