Emotional and Mental Health

Features About Emotional and Mental Health

3 ways to give up worry in the New Year

3 Ways to Give Up Worry in the New Year

A closer look at some beautiful passages in the Bible where Jesus talks about worry.

How to deal with inconvenience and frustration

How Do You Deal with Inconvenience?

When it comes to the choices we get in life, how we behave is key.

Breathing Prayer: Devotions for Anxiety

Breathing Prayer: Devotions for Anxiety

When anxiety’s got you in its grip, it’s hard to avoid worrying. But there's a technique that can help. I call it “breathing prayer.”

How to celebrate Christmas free of fear

A Joyful Christmas, Free of Fear and Stress

Let the words of the angels shared on that First Noel ease your mind, “Don’t be afraid.”

Letting go of the chaos of fear

Untangling the Knot of Fear

With patience and care, you can loosen your grip on the mess of fear.

The importance of solitude

Why You Should Spend Some Time Alone

In a crowded world, seeking out some solitude can be good for sanity, spirituality, health and productivity.

Is social media bad for spiritual life?

Is Social Media Bad for Spiritual Life?

Assistant Editor Dan Hoffman takes a closer look at the quality of life off the cyber grid.

Shut down anger by closing your computer

How to Stop Feeding Anger

Closing your computer and noticing the world around you can be a wondrous thing.

How to deal with irritation using your faith.

4 Constructive Ways to Deal with Irritation

Anything that drives you nuts can drive you to God

Statue of Julian of Norwich by David Holgate, west front, Norwich Cathedral. Image Wiikimedia, Tony Grist.

A Prayer for Stressful Times

Julian of Norwich’s words inspire a sense of peace when the world seems to be in turmoil.