Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

The We Are Messengers/Lil Jon Remix You Didn’t Know You Needed

Betty Rock does some of the world’s best impersonations (according to her), so we decided to use her Lil Jon impression to jazz up the We Are Messengers song “Maybe It’s Ok.” Darren could barely hold it together enough to sing along. Darren also talked about taking the hope of songs like “Maybe It’s Ok” to every human by performing in non-traditional venues while on tour. Plus, he covers a serious topic that touches Wally’s… … Continue reading

Why You Are Not a Failure If You Battle Anxiety Over and Over

“If I had stronger faith I would have already beat this thing!” Have you ever felt that way about your own struggle? Rock star, Jen Ledger has. She has faced anxiety and crippling panic attacks over and over again. It was such an honor to sit down and hear her story, because I am currently battling anxiety and it feels like every time I think it’s over the panic comes back. Her message is to… … Continue reading

The Perfect Songs to Combat Your Anxiety

Anxiety is something that I wish I could leave behind in 2018, but something I have found that truly helps is music. The right song lyrics combined with the sound can sooth my body and mind when I’m overwhelmed and nearing a panic attack. I’ve gathered together songs that have helped me most. I am declaring that this year will be better when it comes to your anxiety and to mine with the help of… … Continue reading

What I Wish People Knew About Anxiety

It can be hard to fully understand what a panic attack is like until you experience one for yourself. That’s why we decided to shed some light on the issue by asking what you wish people know about anxiety.  What would you add to the list?   Allison shared that one of the ways she relieves her anxiety is through art therapy. This is one of her recent paintings based on the Tauren Wells song “Hills and… … Continue reading

Who Sang It Better: Wally or Tauren Wells?

We’re huge fans of Tauren Wells and his song “Hills and Valleys.” In fact, Wally has his own “special version” of the song that he likes to sing. So we decided to have a special sing-off of Wally vs. Tauren Wells performing the song: We also talked about the impact of his work at Camp Electric, art inspired by his song, and what it was like to be on tour with Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey: … Continue reading

The One Verse that Helps Jordan Feliz Overcome Anxiety

Jordan Feliz’s new album “Future” was inspired largely by his own battle with anxiety. While in studio Jordan opened up about what Bible verse has given his some freedom. “There is actually one verse that has impacted the entire record and has impacted a lot of my anxiety and stress. Ephesians 1:18 “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you,… … Continue reading

Can You Struggle with Depression, and Be Joyful, at the Same Time?

An excerpt from Blessed are the Misfits: Great News for Believers Who are Introverts, Spiritual Strugglers, or Just Feel Like They’re Missing Something — In A Beautiful Mind, Russell Crowe stars as mathematician John Nash. We see Nash in his college years, brilliantly succeeding at math, but finding it difficult to relate to humans. Nash doesn’t have many relationships other than his wife, his good friend Charles, and Charles’s sweet little niece, Marcee. Nash’s mathematical… … Continue reading

Find Out How A Busted Pumpkin Led To Bethel Music’s “Take Courage”

Kristene DiMarco from Bethel Music joins me on Episode 55 of the “More Than The Music Podcast” to share the stories behind their album, “Starlight,” and how one very unfortunate pumpkin led to one of the songs.”        Kristene explains how overcoming anxiety and panic attacks inspired her to write “Take Courage.” Enter to win a Bethel Music “Starlight” CD! … Continue reading

Can I Just Hide in Bed Til Jesus Comes Back?

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” —J. R. R. Tolkien Never mind stepping onto the road . . . sometimes stepping out of bed is dangerous enough. Or daunting enough. Yeah, there are times when life can seem too hard to face. There, we’ve said it. But you already know it’s true. No matter… … Continue reading