Anyone battling anxiety/panic disorder?

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JosephsDreams

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That's tough. I will pray. Obviously meds can sometimes help, not as well known, changing ones diet and some other life style components can also help too. Sometimes dramatically so.
 

Silverwings

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I have suffered with severe anxiety for nearly 30 years.
Every day for 30 years.
Prayer and counselling has not helped.

I find this very hard to believe

Because my sister was a basket case, due to several different reasons, in fact one of her counselors said she was the worst case they had ever had. At one point she even thought her food was poisoned and my mother had to taste her food or she would not eat it. She had panic attacks. She heard voices. She was extremely fearful. She was paranoid. She refused to go anywhere without her mother or her husband with her. She was afraid to work. In other words, she was a mess living in a human body.

But fast forward 30 years........she is now living a normal life, without all these limitations.

How is this possible?

She had one very long term very good counselor, and she found the Lord.

In other words, the two things that you say did not help you at all.

I understand how the first could fail you, due to the difference in people and abilities, but certainly not the second one.

God will never fail you, and if you had of sought him like you say, I cannot believe you would still be in the same condition.

I am sorry to refute your claim, but i had to respond.
 

Jan7777777

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Try Christian counselors until you get one that really cares about you getting better and not another pay for him/her. also, seek God daily, reading and studying the bible will help you tremendously. and say "Jesus if I have never ask you to come into my soul ...come in." I say that because I went for years thinking I was saved, until a preacher said a lot people ask forgiveness for their sins and it feels so great after he/she does, that they mistake it for salvation cause the feeling was more then humans can understand, Jesus stands at the door and knocks, he wont jump in after you repent he waits for the invitation. it wont hurt for you to do this, I just wanted to share what satan was doing to me. I will pray for you, I never had anxiety, but anger issues and depression so I know its something only God can deliver out of you, keep praying until he does....I prayed for 3 years for the depression demon to leave me, along with praising God everyday (only it stopping it for that day only), I didn't stop praying for the release, no meds.....just ME praying..... then when it released, ( guess 'it' saw I wasn't going to stop) I felt it leave and its been years and years and has never returned, 'it' was defeated. so much freedom!!!!!!! don't let the demons make your life miserable, they lost at Calvary , they can only torment you if you let them...remember the Bible says to resist the devil and he will flee, well he does. of course he doesn't give up and tries a new strategy to get you to take the bait. bur remember he cant torment us unless WE LET him. become that warrior that is deep inside. fight, fight, they lost we are on the winning side
 
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It would be great to have a prayer group for this. Is anyone interested?

Looking back, I've struggled with anxiety all my life. A lot of people in my family struggle with it but don't really acknowledge it. I started researching and trying to figure out what's wrong with me a couple years ago. I'm at a point now where it all makes sense and I'm working to overcome it. Please let me know if you'd be interested in a prayer group. It would be great support.
 

BillG

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It would be great to have a prayer group for this. Is anyone interested?

Looking back, I've struggled with anxiety all my life. A lot of people in my family struggle with it but don't really acknowledge it. I started researching and trying to figure out what's wrong with me a couple years ago. I'm at a point now where it all makes sense and I'm working to overcome it. Please let me know if you'd be interested in a prayer group. It would be great support.
I would.

It would need a careful working out though
 

cv5

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I am looking for someone to talk to about anxiety.I feel like nobody knows exactly what people with anxiety go through on a daily basis. It’s been 9 years, I’m ready to move on from this , but something is holding me back. I keep all my feeling bundled up inside because I feel nobody will understand. Anyone who would like to talk about this through e-mail or text and form a relationship to try and help one another, let me know. If not, I ask you say a prayer for me, and everyone who suffers from this horrible mental illness.

God bless !
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Fisetin

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I would.

It would need a careful working out though
Awesome. It would indeed! I was just looking to see if there's any interest and if so then we could work out the logistics. I do have a conference call # that we could all dial into. If people are serious about doing it then I can PM the info. Or maybe there's a better way.

I read your post too and can relate. Anxiety is SO debilitating and can really affect one's life. I'm also am a business owner! Please let me know what you alls thoughts are. I also started a thread in the prayer request forum (hopefully it's approved and showing up?) so we can take the convo there.
 

BillG

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Awesome. It would indeed! I was just looking to see if there's any interest and if so then we could work out the logistics. I do have a conference call # that we could all dial into. If people are serious about doing it then I can PM the info. Or maybe there's a better way.

I read your post too and can relate. Anxiety is SO debilitating and can really affect one's life. I'm also am a business owner! Please let me know what you alls thoughts are. I also started a thread in the prayer request forum (hopefully it's approved and showing up?) so we can take the convo there.
If people are interested in doing this then please say so.
But honesty is a must.
Any worries or fears should be expressed.
 
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If people are interested in doing this then please say so.
But honesty is a must.
Any worries or fears should be expressed.
Yes, honesty and sincerity of heart. Only those who are serious about it and want to do nothing but get out of this affliction and help our fellow travelers :) God wants us to have optimal mental health and be FREE to do His will. I don't know about you all but I'm sick of this creeping up in every area of my life.
 
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If people are interested in doing this then please say so.
But honesty is a must.
Any worries or fears should be expressed.
And yes, communication is key so it would be great if we could discuss our fears about this. I'm assuming you meant fears and worries about the prayer group? I have anxiety about it (of course lol) and it would be great to talk through...get some "talk therapy" going on (y) Really looking forward to it.
 

BillG

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And yes, communication is key so it would be great if we could discuss our fears about this. I'm assuming you meant fears and worries about the prayer group? I have anxiety about it (of course lol) and it would be great to talk through...get some "talk therapy" going on (y) Really looking forward to it.
Yes I do but also not laying burdens on others to respond straight away.
Many people on this site with different time zones.
So many people need to connect with people in the same time zone.
Then those not in the time zone can respond in m their own timezone.

Does that make sense?
 
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Yes I do but also not laying burdens on others to respond straight away.
Many people on this site with different time zones.
So many people need to connect with people in the same time zone.
Then those not in the time zone can respond in m their own timezone.

Does that make sense?
That makes perfect sense. Hopefully there's a good response and we can go from there.
 

cv5

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my uncle got so bad, he saw kids coming in his window when there were none....they found out that he was lacking in magnesium. I agree with the person that said, its a lack of vitamin/minerals.....its true....the mind can get off balance even if there is no trauma in someone's life, ...such as PMS...... change of life age, effects mood changes, depression...etc.
..................I experienced depression in my life years ago and was delivered ...it had gotten so bad, that I literally felt my spirit detaching from my body, I said out loud, .,I PRAISE YOU LORD!!!!! and it stopped, the crying stopped I was calm and thought I had lost my mind, going from non stop crying wanting to die, to calm.......the next day, it came on me 3 times worse, I called my sister and she said, praise the Lord again it worked yesterday...I did and it left...so then I recognized it was demonic ( dated a person that had severe mental problems and didn't know it at first , plus he was an alcoholic and had not told me. said he was saved....but satan deceives people I have seen ( he did get saved before he died) anyhow, he had a lot of demons, and I honestly feel they were tormenting me, you cant open doors to the dark side by associating with someone that has demons, ..for 3 years I had tormenting depression and would have to praise the lord to make it stop and one day after 3 years, it released and has never returned. it was after that time, I had a out of body experience that has made me so strong and bold, its amazing. ...
so that all being said, sometimes it can be a demonic attack. some are health issues, like my Uncle only needing magnesium....after he started taking it , he was normal. The body can get so many issues if not handled with good eating and praying...fasting.....we do some things to ourselves with bad food. pray and ask God to show you how to be delivered.....and it is not a lack of faith, my goodness, if that was the case, there would be a lot of people dying left and right...lol...there is only One person on earth that walked on water, be careful not to judge wrong, so you wont be judged back with the same judgement.... just sayin

a small break through share : I just recently started taking Turmeric Curcumin 500mg.... you find it in the herbal / vitamin section...... I got it for my knee, was told it will help with joints pain, ....well, one tablet made my mind be so different , it was like I could conquer the world, it was like my outlook wasn't discouraging anymore....I cant wait to see if it does that continually. God delivers us from things through people or vitamins...or whatever he chooses.
Amen Sister!
BTW Turmeric Curcumin should be taken with black pepper for better absorption. One of the best supplements you can take IMO.
 

Jan7777777

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Amen Sister!
BTW Turmeric Curcumin should be taken with black pepper for better absorption. One of the best supplements you can take IMO.
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thank you cv5, I did not know that. so do I take like a half teaspoon with it?
 

cv5

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thank you cv5, I did not know that. so do I take like a half teaspoon with it?
That depends.....there should be a ratio. You will need to google it depending on your dosage.

Also, you should take these with good olive oil as well. The oil and pepper and curcumin altogether make absorption much much better.
 

Jan7777777

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That depends.....there should be a ratio. You will need to google it depending on your dosage.

Also, you should take these with good olive oil as well. The oil and pepper and curcumin altogether make absorption much much better.
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my turmeric is in capsule form
 

cv5

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my turmeric is in capsule form
Depends upon the dosage, whether it is an extract, and the percentage if it is an extract. Somewhat complicated you need to do a little research.....
 

Deror

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Yes, honesty and sincerity of heart. Only those who are serious about it and want to do nothing but get out of this affliction and help our fellow travelers :) God wants us to have optimal mental health and be FREE to do His will. I don't know about you all but I'm sick of this creeping up in every area of my life.
Hi like-minded, thank you for reaching out with this idea, I’m interested but have some ‘concerns’ ok, maybe an anxiety :oops: - about? Well, I’ve had some weird & bad experiences online.. and usually people are advised to not be led away ‘off-site’ so to speak.. could this group be arranged here in CC?
I’m in GMT time.

I have some awesome stress, anxiety, depression. PTSD resources that I’ve been wanting to share but need to clear it with the author of the material. I’d need to ask him if his material can be shared but think he’d be ok with it as he does want people on board, delivered and trained.

It’s all biblical on how to overcome those things through Jesus, the Word, His Spirit, The Truth.

I’ve also battled this for too long and I d like to kick it’s butt once and for all to be honest, it’s spoiling my life!! Keeping me from living out my Faith in Christ! I’m realising it can be overcome.. it’s just a battle, and doesn’t happen overnight.. it take courage, tenacity and persistence/perseverance.

So I’d love to work with people with this material... I’ve got a bit of a folder building up on how to defeat these things... I’m not a professional. But had years of battling experience of stress, anxiety, fear, trauma and depression.
anyway, we’d all need to be fully accountable to one another. I’m open to being led, mentored, supervised, listening... learning.


Please don’t take this the wrong way, but safe people, well we can be honest with safe people right? Well, i just need to express that I do hope you are a genuine safe person with true pure good intentions. Please don’t be offended, true people surely understand, esp in this day & age of the internet.
I hope you are truly someone out there, at the other end of a keyboard, Born-again in Christ Jesus, have Faith and His Spirit who is genuine. I pray you are true in Jesus name.

God Bless you and keep praying cos God really does want people free, Isaiah 58, 61 and Luke 4:18 keeps repeating... Opening of prison doors, settting captives free, relieving the oppressed, binding up the wounds of the broken-hearted... it’s clear right there :D hope you’re alright and have a great weekend in Jesus name. God Bless BillG too. Sorry if I said too much, might be anxiety... Take care 🕊
 
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Hi like-minded, thank you for reaching out with this idea, I’m interested but have some ‘concerns’ ok, maybe an anxiety :oops: - about? Well, I’ve had some weird & bad experiences online.. and usually people are advised to not be led away ‘off-site’ so to speak.. could this group be arranged here in CC?
I’m in GMT time.

I have some awesome stress, anxiety, depression. PTSD resources that I’ve been wanting to share but need to clear it with the author of the material. I’d need to ask him if his material can be shared but think he’d be ok with it as he does want people on board, delivered and trained.

It’s all biblical on how to overcome those things through Jesus, the Word, His Spirit, The Truth.

I’ve also battled this for too long and I d like to kick it’s butt once and for all to be honest, it’s spoiling my life!! Keeping me from living out my Faith in Christ! I’m realising it can be overcome.. it’s just a battle, and doesn’t happen overnight.. it take courage, tenacity and persistence/perseverance.

So I’d love to work with people with this material... I’ve got a bit of a folder building up on how to defeat these things... I’m not a professional. But had years of battling experience of stress, anxiety, fear, trauma and depression.
anyway, we’d all need to be fully accountable to one another. I’m open to being led, mentored, supervised, listening... learning.


Please don’t take this the wrong way, but safe people, well we can be honest with safe people right? Well, i just need to express that I do hope you are a genuine safe person with true pure good intentions. Please don’t be offended, true people surely understand, esp in this day & age of the internet.
I hope you are truly someone out there, at the other end of a keyboard, Born-again in Christ Jesus, have Faith and His Spirit who is genuine. I pray you are true in Jesus name.

God Bless you and keep praying cos God really does want people free, Isaiah 58, 61 and Luke 4:18 keeps repeating... Opening of prison doors, settting captives free, relieving the oppressed, binding up the wounds of the broken-hearted... it’s clear right there :D hope you’re alright and have a great weekend in Jesus name. God Bless BillG too. Sorry if I said too much, might be anxiety... Take care 🕊
Hi Deror! Thank you for writing all of this! You didn't say too much :) I love writing and connecting with other likeminded people too (I tend to write a lot too lol).

Most definitely, this prayer group could be strictly on CC. I'm not sure what kind of features the site has (I haven't been here in a while) but we can check them out and see what it has to offer.

EXACTLY!- if you have nothing to hide then that shouldn't offend! I think the same way about it and usually when a person is too easily offended about being upfront or whatever then that definitely says something.

I too have had some very very disappointing, weird, creepy etc. experiences online (and in real life for that matter) that have made me very cautious AND wise about red flags to look for. The Lord has made me very discerning by allowing me to be in many situations, good and bad...but mostly the bad ones...sigh :cautious:- so, I'm ready to spot the snakes in the grass if that were to happen...I hate dealing with it and the sad people who do those things but its unfortunately a part of life. I don't mean to go off on a tangent about it but, there's SO MANY MORE sad people like that out here than genuine, sincere, happy, just-want-to-help-and-be-helped people. It's something I think about a lot...I guess because I constantly come across it. Anyway...

I dedicated my life to the Lord and have been walking with him since November 2001. It's been an amazing journey so far, marked by trials and suffering, meeting amazing sisters and brothers and joyousness. Currently I've gone through a period of...can't think of the words...I guess just seeking God's direction and His healing, overcoming power. A big reason why I thought to come back to this site :)

I'm on EST time so we'll have to see what time zone everyone is in and arrange it. Thanks for offering those resources! I'd love to hear more about it. I also have gathered heaps lol of resources and research in my journey and would love to share. That's a big reason why I wanted to reach out about this so we all can come together and share what we've gathered along our journeys and help each other in Jesus' name. And yes I'm hoping for all that you mentioned above: fully accountable, being led, mentored, learning, teaching, fellowshiping in the Spirit...all of it :) I'm excited!

I don't want to highjack this thread so I'll stop here. Sorry to reply so late, its been a busy week and I'm just able to check this site again. I look forward to hearing back from you and everyone else. Praise God! Thank you!
 

oldethennew

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anxiety is just a natural part of our inherited survival instincts - in the world, it can definitely
destroy us, - but 'after 'conversion', our dear, blessed, Holy Spirit begins to teach us how to 'over-come'
this so destructive 'tool-of-satan', for he is the great imitator' that never ceases to try and destroy us
through imitating the Precious Goodness of our Holy Saviour's True Ways - we have been given the only 'tools' that
can teach us and school us how to 'over-come' the wily-ones destructive ways - all we have to do is listen,
and obey our Saviour's instructions - when our hearts desire to do this, then only VICTORY will lead us onward as we
continue to step UP our Precious One's Ladder...