The outbreak of COVID-19 and the resulting quarantine may be stressful for you and those you know, both children and adults. We all respond to stress differently depending on many factors. However you’re feeling during this time, it’s important to manage your stress in a healthy way. This will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Published on Apr 13 @ 3:02 PM CDT
Self-talk — our inner dialogue — is critical to the way we handle the COVID-19 situation. Self-criticism leads to inner turmoil and increased anxiety, resulting in greater relational tension. On the other hand, self-compassion allows for a sense of inner wholeness and peace, which can lead to healthier and more genuine connection with others. By looking at Scripture and turning to professionals on the topic, we’ll explore how self-compassion is one of the kindest and most beneficial ways you can treat yourself.
Published on Apr 13 @ 1:29 PM CDT
Time. Many of you likely have a different view of time now that we’re in the COVID-19 quarantine than you did before. You might be introspective, reconsidering how you actually spend your time and live your life.
We’re going to turn to Scripture for some guidance on how to create opportunities by thinking about and planning how you can use your time wisely and free from guilt and anxiety.
Published on Apr 13 @ 12:56 PM CDT
These are quite uncertain and different times that we are living in, right? One of the biggest ways to calm your system down in a crisis is to develop a routine. You have been used to a routine and your brain has mapped and walked that routine daily for some time now. When we put a wrench in that foundation, we are basically taking away familiar resources that kept us thriving, living with purpose, and connected.
Published on Mar 27 @ 2:18 PM CDT