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Milk and Honey Magazine describes how depression or anxiety can be used with both the love of Christ and proper care through outlets that can include therapy.

God Cares about Self-Care

Self-care. Noun. A balancing act in which one strives for total wellness in their mind, body, and soul.

Recently, I started going to therapy, and until today, I haven’t shared that with anyone except my mom, husband, and a few select friends. But, for the purposes of this article, I think it’s essential you know.

I started going for several reasons, really, but what it ultimately boiled down to is I was in a dark, depressive, anxiety-ridden place, and I knew I couldn’t pull myself out alone. So, in my brokenness and confusion and frustration and anger, I cried out to God, and I mean really cried out.

I remember lying in the middle of my living room floor with tears streaming down my face as I hugged my arms around my chest. Crying for every reason. Crying for no reason. It was in that moment I finally leveled with God and really prayed. I took off my shell of “perfection” and stopped the façade as I realized I couldn’t fix this on my own. It was in that moment I finally cast my burdens upon Him and asked for my anxieties to be laid to...Continue Reading