A collection of Scriptures, prayers and tips to help you break the worry cycle.
- Posted on Apr 23, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of normal life. From family celebrations to funerals, vacations to employment, and doctor's appointments to daily walks. According to a recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation, 45% of adults in the United States said their mental health had decreased because of the consequences of coronavirus.
It's understandable to be struggling with increased anxiety right now. But know that you're not alone, and you are not helpless. We scoured the Guideposts.org archives for the best advice on fighting anxiety and finding inner calm. Here are some of our favorites:
We've collected some quotes from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Guideposts founder and the author of The Power of Positive Thinking, about how to banish anxiety.
Turn to this slideshow of calming images, paired with encouraging Scripture, when you feel your worries are dragging you down.
These devotions include breathing exercises coupled with prayers to slow your heart rate and quell panic.
Five more prayer tips from Guideposts founder Dr. Norman Vincent Peale to lessen your anxiety.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale shares four quick prayers for moments when you're feeling panicked.
Allow this slideshow of inspirational quotes remind you that you're not alone.
Refer back to these three verses when you need to find inner calm.
Pastor Bob Hostetler shares short, easy-to-remember prayers to help you push past anxiety.