4 Ways to Avoid Stress


//Lynette Hagin

When I think of Christmas, it's easy for me to wonder how I will get everything done. When your schedule is hectic and you are overworked and sleep deprived, it's easy to become cranky and stressed out. Instead of enjoying the holiday celebrations, you wish they were over.

I realized stress was causing me not to enjoy Christmas. So I did something about it. An attitude adjustment was all it took to go from stressed to blessed!

Constantly thinking about the negative instead of the positive affects your attitude. If you are experiencing any kind of stress, attack every situation with the right attitude. I guarantee that your right attitude will become a reality for you. Here are four steps that will put you on the path to living a stress-free life.

1. Rejoice in the Lord. Philippians 4:4 (NIV) tells us to, "Rejoice in the Lord always." When Paul wrote this passage, he was in prison and had a marvelous opportunity to worry. He rejoiced, however, because he trusted the Lord to work everything out for good. Know that God will give you wisdom and show you what to do in every situation.


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