Prayer to Release your Burdens

  We know what burdens feel like.  They make our hearts feel heavy — like something is weighing us down. However, we should never bear the burdens of the troubles we experience in our life. We need to place all of our burdens at the foot of God so that he can lift the heaviness off of us. Look at…

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Depression: African Americans

  According to MHA, anyone can experience clinical depression, regardless of race, gender, age, creed or income. Every year more than 19 million Americans suffer from some type of depressive illness.  Yet, 20% of African Americans are more likely to experience serious mental health problems than any other race. NAMI discovered that the most common mental health disorders among African Americans include:…

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Symptoms of Depression + How to Recognize It

  Do you know the common depression symptoms?   Recognizing the symptoms is key. Unfortunately, about half the people who have depression never get it diagnosed or treated.   The symptoms can include: Restlessness- when your mind is unable to rest. Fatigue- exhaustion from labor or stress. Hopelessness- when you do not expect anything good to happen in your life.…

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Depression and Work Performance

At 29 years old, I’ve had countless jobs, and a lot of them are jobs people would be extremely content and happy to have gotten. I have left each and everyone one of them. Recently, I was terminated from a position. Now, I feel like a complete failure. Truth is, I got the job because I am good at what I do.…

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How Jealousy + Misery Kills Dreams

When you share your dreams with your family, friends or colleagues. Not everyone will be excited to hear about them. They may devote a small portion of their time to listen, but deep down in their heart, they begin to resent you. Let us examine the story of Joseph: Genesis 37:5-7 (NLT) 5 One night Joseph had a dream, and…

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