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Stop Anxiety by Adjusting Expectations

Old expectations trigger your cortisol, but you can adjust them.
Once our peak myelin years are over, repetition and emotion are the tools we have to blaze new trails through our jungle of neurons. Emotion works fast, but it’s limiting. You'd  have to fall into holes or get lucky at vending machines before you could build a new pathway. That leaves repetition. If you repeat a new behavior for 45 days, you will build a new expectation. It will become your new normal.
 
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“All scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.”
(2 Timothy 3:16 NLT)

The antidote for any hurt, habit or hangup: Is when you choose to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, when you replace the rewards of displaced behaviors or addictions with the rewards of direct Christ Driven Behavior (CDB). When you give God control that control will be returned to you with the fruits of the spirit including self-control. We develop new transformed thinking, new values, motivation, purpose and character. Christ is a great motivational mentor if you let Him; if you are willing to intellectually delegate control to the more qualified. Jesus Christ has been teaching behavior therapy for more  than 2000 years with 66 books written by proxy. Through prayer and scripture we Recognize our emotional weakness, our helpless situations, we Reframe the pros and cons of our  behavior and Replace the cons with new CDB behavior. Face life with assertive healthy direct behavior not substitute displaced quick fixes or mood changers. Change your thinking without external psychotropic quick fixes or mood changers. Change your thinking and change your life. Life's greatest high is facing life without artifact. Neurons that fire together, wire together. When we learn to act with assertive healthy Christ Driven Behavior there is no addiction!


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"I am a Grateful Believer in Jesus Christ with Free Will and I CHOSE Surrender (Intelligent Delegation) in my victory over, “Recreational Chemical Abuse, my weekend, "False Idols."
"I chose DIRECT health assertive Christ Driven Behavior (CDB) instead of DISPLACED behavior in order to regain control over feeling helpless, powerless, trapped and lacking control. I changed my, "Thinking," and God changed my life."
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There is no reason why anyone with any hurt, habit, or hang up cannot be helped. The Person-God partnership simply needs to be more powerful than any hurt, habit or hangup.

Behind everything you do is a THOUGHT.

Every BEHAVIOR is motivated by a BELIEF.

Every ACTION is prompted by an ATTITUDE.

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With respect to behavior, life is about, emotions, beliefs, thinking and control.

"A fool vents all his feelings, But a wise man holds them back."Proverbs 29:11 (Displaced Behaviors)

"Do not be conformed by this world but instead by the renewing of your mind." Romans 12:2 (Direct Behavior)

When you think and empower yourself and surrender control to God, when you Intelligently Delegate Control to God (2 Corinthians 12:9-10),

God returns that control to you with a, “Helper," the Holy Spirit, (John 14:16) a form of Reciprocal Innervation.

You regain control: "the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.

No longer are you subject to corrupted displaced thinking but instead are transformed by the renewing of your mind (Romans 12:2).

This is where science and scripture intertwine, where Christ Driven Behavior brings, values, control, cause, character and purpose driven behavior, the fruits of the spirit Galatians 5:22-23 .

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Proverbs 29:11 "A fool vents all his feelings, But a wise man holds them back."

Romans 12:2: Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

2 Corinthians 12-9:“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”

John 14:16: "He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever—"

Philippians 2:13: "for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure."

Galatians 5:22-23 "the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

Ephesians 4:22-23 "...put away the old person you used to be. Have nothing to do with your old sinful life. It was sinful because of being fooled into following bad desires. Let your minds and hearts be made new."

Life is about finding Purpose. When you have a, "Global Purpose," in life, healthy direct assertive thinking and behavior follow.

Change your thinking, change your life!

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