The growth zone is intentionally uncomfortable. Some people believe the growth zone is where we test our character and resilience, but I believe it is where character and resilience are acquired.
Anxiety is not that different from fire. It can be scary, painful and frustrating. It can hurt us and those we love. However, at its core it is a very intentional and necessary part of who we are.
Adolescent girls are currently being diagnosed with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders at twice the normal rate of any other group within our population! But why is this?
A recent “Times Magazine” article released a study suggesting that 40% of Americans are more anxious than they were at this time last year. This total includes the more than 40 million Americans who have diagnosable anxiety disorders. With such…