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March 02, 2022
How to Keep Fear From Overwhelming Your Family | S3 E8

In this powerful episode, Steve and Mary get real about the concerns we all have when things in the world seem to be spinning out of control. These tips can help you control your anxiety after hearing bad news and keep your family calm, collected and grounded.


Whether we are hearing of international conflicts, economic uncertainty, or continual threats to our health...there's plenty that can cause your family to be paralyzed by fear. 

How do you keep yourself and your family from being overwhelmed by the bad news that pours into our homes, workplaces and personal spaces?

In this powerful episode, Steve and Mary Alessi get real about the concerns we all have when things in the world seem to be spinning out of control, and give you some key pointers that will keep your family calm, collected and grounded even when the culture seems to be under siege by negativity.

Encouraged by this podcast? There's many more episodes like this available to help your family thrive no matter the circumstances...because we believe family is everybody's business.


KEY MOMENTS 

00:00 Intro to Szn 3 Ep 8

02:11 Dangers of Decisions Based on Fear

05:47 Our Fight or Flight Response

8:40 How Fear Affects our Physical Health

14:25 Fear’s Effect on Mental Health and Behavior

20:09 How Faith Helps Us Overcome Fear

24:18 Balancing Empathy and Reality

27:00 Live Like Its Your Last Year

29:30 A Closing Prayer to Overcome Fear

RESOURCES

Impact of Chronic Fear  - University of Minnesota

How to Handle Uncertainty - Article by Dr. Caroline Leaf

Quotes on Overcoming Fear From C.S. Lewis


 


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