12 Steps of Recovery From Eating Disorders

12 Steps of Recovery From Eating DisordersIt has been estimated that 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder sometime within their lifetime according to U.S. News and World Report. Whether we struggle with binge eating, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or another eating disorder, there’s hope! These Twelve Steps will enable us to work through our issues and heal from eating disorders.

    1. Open our hearts to God’s power to free us from the grip of food addiction.
      There is great power in realizing that we are powerless.
      We ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves” (2 Cor. 4:7). (more…)

10 Healing Choices

10 Healing Choices10 choices that will bring healing to your life & the 10 lies that could prevent you from making them.

CHOICE – The choice to connect your life
So in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. – Romans 12:5
LIE –All I need to heal is God and me.”

CHOICE – The choice to feel your life
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. – 1 Peter 5:6, 7
LIE –Real Christians should have a real peace in all circumstances.(more…)

10 Steps to Emotional Freedom

  1. Make amends
    Take steps to correct any problems you may have caused for others and acknowledge to them your regret for causing difficulty in their lives . . . Pursue peace with all men and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord. – Heb. 12:14
  2. Make friends with failure
    The fear of failure can hold you back from success. Most successful people have failed many more times than they’ve succeeded.
  3. Don’t say yes when you mean no
    If you feel it is always your “duty” to say yes to a certain person, that may be reflective of an unhealthy relationship.

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10 Scriptures to Overthrow Worry

Does worry weigh you down? Maybe your mind races when you go in for your annual checkup, afraid you’ll be diagnosed with a terminal illness. Or you might lie awake at night wondering if your spouse is keeping something from you. Perhaps you worry that there will not be enough money at the end of the month. Can you relate?

If so, worry is holding you back. The good news is that it’s possible to overthrow the worry that weighs you down! There are many Scriptures that give us insight on how to handle our worry and anxiety. Reading these won’t make the feelings go away immediately, but when you can gain perspective and realize that God is there for you, it becomes easier to see your way out of worry and into peace. Here are 10 Scriptures that will help you overthrow worry: (more…)