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De-stress That Life!

Philippians 4:6-7

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

 

Don’t worry” – this is one of the hardest thing anyone could ask of me. I am a huge worry wart. Even the smallest of things can trigger off my anxiety.

Pray” – Seems so simple doesn’t it? Then why is it our last resort? After we have made things worse by trying to fix them ourselves.

Prayer opens our hearts. None of us want anyone to see what is really in our hearts, so we lock them up, we don’t allow God inside. By doing this we are locking the fear, pain and worry inside. Open your hearts to God’s love, let Him in!

Thank God” – Thanking God helps us to see all that He has given us. We must remember all the times in our lives that He has been there for us.

Ask” – When we ask for something, we are saying that we need help, that we can’t do it on our own. I find it rather hard to admit that I am not superhuman. When we ask God to help us, we start to depend on Him and we learn so much about His strength and His faithfulness.

Peace” – We are all human so we all have worries and stress. Take them to God and talk them through with Him. Give them to Him and trust Him. It will feel like the world has been lifted from your shoulders. Yes, the problems will still be there, but you are not alone. God is on your side.

 

This is what I will be working on, to become less stressful, to trust God more, and to seek Him first!

Hopefully my life will be stress-free by 2019! 😀

My Peace Comes From God

No one likes a Monday, but this Monday was longer and more tiring than usual. It left me feeling stressed and restless. After work that evening, I sat at my desk, thinking over the events of the day. I tried to bring myself out of this low space, but I couldn’t, I just got more anxious and frustrated.

I saw my Bible lying on my desk, and I remember that I hadn’t had my quite time with God that day. At first, I was like: “no. I don’t want to read or chat with God” because I wasn’t feeling up to it, But I made myself open it.

The very first sentence that I read struck me and was in my mind for the rest of the week. This is what I read: “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God.” John 14:1

I can’t explain to you how much I needed to hear that. I just sat there afterwards, praying, pouring out all my worries to God. It felt as if the world had been removed from my shoulders. All that stressed was replaced with peace, a peace that stuck with me for the whole week.

I feel like laughing as I look back…so much time wasted on worry when all I should have done was give it all to God from the start.

 

Exam Break

So I just got back from writing two exams. English and Biology. I think they went pretty well. I have three weeks off before I write my last two exams, So this week I am going to take it slow then next week I shall be studying like crazy!! I really want to learn to draw but have no idea where to start. I think I will Youtube it and see what I can find. I shall also start thinking of Christmas ideas. Its never too early to plan gifts.

Howdy There!

I am currently looking for more past exam papers. I thought I would stop by and say hi. 🙂

I can’t believe how fast this year has gone!!! I start writing my exams in two weeks. I am boty nervous and excited. Nervous cause exams are nerve-racking, excited cause I am nearly done with school!! So many new things await me!! Time really flies, make the most of each day and take advantage of every opportunity!

Exam Crams

Sorry I havent posted in ages. My AS Level exams are just around the corner. The stress and cramming has started to settle in. I am really nervous but can’t wait to be finally done and free from them! Not sure what’s to come after them, but I am taking one thing at a time. I shall get back to blogging a soon as I can 🙂 Wish me the best!

Thank you!!!