BONUS EPISODE - Dealing with Anxiety & Overwhelm at Christmas with guest Erika Diaz-Castro

In this bonus episode Carla sits down with the host of Her Renewed Strength, Erika Diaz-Castro, and talks all about holiday anxiety and overwhelm. Erika shares how to get back to a place of peace amid the chaos.

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How can we get back to a sense of peace?

Feelings & emotions are designed to bring us back to Jesus. Erika testifies how she avoided her emotions by “intellectualizing” them.

  • Name/identify your feelings.
  • Surround yourself with community that can help establish a sense of safety.
  • Take time to rest.
  • Set apart time with Jesus - swim in the “pool of peace”

How do you cultivate rest?

It’s about practicing presence while also preparing for the future.

  • Identify where you can create a little more space for really intentional solitude.
  • Say “no” to things that are not necessary.

Our actions are must more powerful than our words and even our inventions. Peace comes from prioritizing the right and holy things.

Show up as the woman God is calling you to be.

Obedience may not appear to be the most clear path to peace, but there is blessing on the other side of it.

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