3 Key Mental Health Questions Answered, “Just Look Up”

Introduction

We all have those moments where our minds are racing and the fear of the unknown is looming over us. We feel anxiety, loneliness, sadness and desperation overwhelm us. It’s not surprising then that a large number of people are struggling with mental illness today. In this article you’ll find hope and learn how God expects something different from you when you’re facing mental illness.

(1.) Is Mental Illness a Sin?

No, being mentally ill is not a sin. However, there are some expectations that God has for those who struggle with mental illness. First and foremost, God expects us to seek help. He wants us to take care of our bodies and minds, and not ignore our mental health. He also expects us to be honest with ourselves and others about our mental health struggles. Additionally, God wants us to reach out to others for support and to be an encouragement to them. Finally, God wants us to remember that we are not alone in our mental health journey and that He is always with us.

No, being mentally ill is not a sin.

Mental illness is something that many people struggle with, and it can be difficult to understand how God feels about it. However, we see in Scripture that God is always willing to help us when we are struggling. He is our comforter and our strength, and He wants us to come to Him with all of our burdens. mental illness can be a difficult thing to deal with, but know that God is always there for you, and He will never give up on you.

God is always willing to help us when we are struggling. He is our comforter and our strength. God is always there for you, and He will never give up on you.

As Christians, we are called to love God and love our neighbor. This means that when we are struggling with mental illness, God expects us to seek help and support. He also expects us to be honest about our struggles and to trust Him for strength and healing.

(2.) Why would God allow something like mental illness to happen?

It’s a question that often gets asked: why would a loving God allow something like mental illness to happen? It can be a difficult thing to understand, especially when we or someone we love is struggling.

But it’s important to remember that God is always with us, even in our darkest moments.

Mental illness is something that has always been a part of the human experience. It’s only recently that we’ve started to understand it and provide treatment for it. And even though we’ve come a long way, there’s still a lot we don’t know.

That doesn’t mean, however, that God isn’t present in our lives when we’re struggling with mental illness. In fact, He may be even more present than we realize. Mental illness can be an isolating experience, but God is always there with us, walking alongside us on our journey.

If you’re struggling with mental illness, know that you are not alone. God is with you, and He knows what you’re going through. He wants to help you find healing and hope.

(3.) What can you do when you’re struggling with mental illness this week?

God expects you to reach out for help when you’re struggling with mental illness. He wants you to find a trusted friend, family member, therapist, or doctor to talk to. He wants you to take care of yourself by eating healthy foods, getting enough sleep, and exercising. He wants you to find healthy ways to cope with your feelings, such as journaling, painting, or listening to music. And finally, he wants you to have hope that things will get better and that you will recover from mental illness.

Conclusion & Advice From My Personal Experience:

“Just Look Up”

The best advice I've ever received in the depths of my struggles was a very simple phrase “Just Look Up”. God is above us looking down in love upon us all so the next time you find yourself battling mental illness simply Just Look Up to him in the skies above and remember who truly is in control, cares for you, understands your struggles, and ultimately loves you.

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