In “Psychology Today” – Is There a Way to Ease Those Anxieties?

I have had a blog of mine published as a “guest posting” in Psychology Today as Is There a Way to Ease Those Anxieties?

Thanks to Madora Kibbe for generously sharing her (blogging) space!

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Does acute or chronic anxiousness need to be an ongoing part of our life? Or is there a way to reduce our general anxiety level?

A paper published in the July edition of the Journal of Clinical Psychology has concluded that people who believe in a benevolent God tend to worry less and are more tolerant than those who believe in an indifferent or punishing God.

The findings were based on one study of Christians and Jews and another of Jews alone.

You don’t have to be Jewish (to borrow the title of my Aunty’s favourite LP!) – or Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, etc. – to reap the benefits of believing God is benign and generous rather than judgmental and punitive….

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Categories: Health

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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