Episode #032: Battling Anxiety from a Biblical Perspective with Shanda Fulbright
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Shanda Fulbright lives in California with her husband and three boys. She is a licensed ordained minster with the Church of God and has been in ministry for more than twenty years. She leads women’s bible study groups weekly and loves teaching women how to apply biblical truths to real life situations in order to live the abundant life offered through faith in Jesus. She is a blogger, speaker and is currently releasing her first Bible study titled Reflections of Eve. Her hobbies include Crossfit, traveling with her family and teaching 5th graders.
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[02:00] Introduction to Shanda
[07:30] About Shanda’s Bible Study “Reflections of Eve: A Woman’s Perfect Purpose in an Imperfect World” (7-week, 2 days/week)
[11:40] Root causes of anxiety for women in our society today (pressure to be perfect/successful, comparison traps, finances, what-ifs)
[16:25] Shanda’s personal history of anxiety
[25:38] What Scripture says about anxiety — If we allow God to change our minds, He’ll change our hearts. (95 verses about the mind) Ephesians 6, John 10:10, Proverbs 12:25, Romans 8:6, Romans 12:2, 1 Corinthians 2:16, Philippians 4, 2 Corinthians 10:5, 1 Peter 1:13, 2 Timothy 1:7.
Three main things we can do to help overcome anxiety/depression: Transform our thinking, Guard our minds, Fight. Also — Pray, Give God your requests, Be thankful. Put on the armor of God.
[49:51] Five Tangible techniques to reduce anxiety: Seek out wise counsel, Get up/move, Eat, Choose to listen to Jesus/the Word vs. worry, Turn on worship music
[57:51] How not to pass anxiety onto our children & teaching kids to cope with stress
[1:03:45] How to follow or contact Shanda
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