Category Archives: Letting Go of Negative Emotions

Insecurity Bible Study

The more I’m involved in ministry and blogging, the more I see how important it is to overcome insecurity. That said, I want to take a side trip here to study insecurity.

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How to Overcome Insecurity

Do you ever feel like everyone out there is smarter than you? Or more successful? Or more popular? It’s easy to fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others. Listen to how this blogger put it: Online has started to … Continue reading

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Discontentment and Loneliness

Why are you unhappy? What do you think will make you happy?

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Accepting the Unacceptable

In a world of I-can-do-anything-if-I-set-my-mind-to-it, accepting the unacceptable seems wrong, somehow. It’s like giving up. And we’re not supposed to give up. We’re supposed to fight for what we want. Be tenacious. Never give up.

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How to Be Happy When Others Aren’t Cooperating

Have you ever thought, if only he or she would change, then I’d be happy? The he in question might be a spouse who is criticizing you, a child who is arguing with you, or a friend who is bailing on … Continue reading

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Living with an Unpleasant Truth: A Reader’s Story

Today I want to share the story of a woman who lived with an unpleasant truth. I met this woman when she commented on my other blog a few years ago, and we developed a friendship. Here’s a portion of … Continue reading

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Truth Journaling: If He Loved Me, He Wouldn’t Say Those Things

Today I want to use the phone conversation in my post earlier this week to highlight the difference between regular truth journaling and list truth journaling. With regular truth journaling you just spill out your thoughts, number them, and write … Continue reading

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What If You Can’t “Just Get Over It”?

In my last post I mentioned 15 words that would change your relationships. But what if you say those words and you can’t “just get over it”? That’s when you need to pull out some heavier-duty artillery.

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15 Words That Will Change Your Relationships

What if I told you you could get rid of 90% of your anger if you just added 15 words to your vocabulary? Would you be all excited, madly scanning the rest of the blog to find those 15 words? … Continue reading

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