Articles on Secular-topics:emotions/depression

Anxious silence to joyful proclamation

“I would go to the bathrooms at school and have panic attacks, but no one would know...” One day, Kaitlin realized God provides a way out of paralyzing anxiety.

How to Find God in a Painful Life

The book of Job illustrates how we can relate to God when we suffer.

How to Find Hope in the Midst of Suffering

Learn how God relates to us when we suffer through the Bible story of Job. We've compiled list of articles on different life struggles such as addiction, depression, spritual dryness, marital strife and more. If you are suffering from something specific today, browse this list of resources that can help you in your journey.

Silent Night, Lonely Night

Lessons from Siberia on how to survive, even thrive, in dark days.

Tips for When Mother’s Day Hurts

When your son or daughter struggles with addiction, mental illness, self-injury, an eating disorder, suicidal thoughts, same-sex attraction, is incarcerated or has other issues, this day is going to be difficult for you.

If You’re Feeling Alone This Christmas

A military wife shares her struggles and a hopeful reminder.

3 Ways to Care for Your Depressed Friend

Whether you’re unsure if your loved one is actually depressed or terrified to leave them alone, here are 3 things your friend needs from you right now.

Why Do Encounters With God Involve Such Deep Pain?

Most life-changing encounters with God usually involve deep emotional, physical or psychological pain.

Depression & Anxiety: It's All in Your Head

Learn how to find hope in the midst of depression and anxiety.

The Worst Way to Counsel a Friend

The first time I went to a counselor, she told me I was a sinner. That was the worst thing she could have said.

The Healthiest Way to Face Disappointment

We all experience seasons of profound disappointment in life, and cliches from well-meaning people about praying more or reading more Scripture aren’t really that helpful.

To the Depressed Christian

As a Christian, depression tempted me to distrust God. I was desperately seeking deliverance He seemed to withhold from me.

4 Things to Remember When You’re Discouraged

I went through a period where I was struggling with feelings of anxiety and guilt about my performance as a Christian. Then God showed me I was looking at myself and my flaws in the wrong way.

Bullying Almost Broke Me

I never wanted to forgive those who hurt me.

Being a Friend to the Mourning

It can be hard to know how to be a friend when you’re needed most. There are practical ways to show your love and care to a friend who is grieving.

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