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Gratitude vs Anxiety | Episode 236

Gratitude vs Anxiety | Episode 236

Show Notes

Welcome everyone and pull up a seat at the table. It’s Lunchtime in Rome. Tonight’s episode 236 is entitled “Gratitude vs Anxiety”.   Anxiety is more prevalent than ever and for many good reasons.  Rather than just talking about it, we're offering a way to help round off the edges of it a bit.  We’re talking about it at The Table this evening! 

Pull up a seat at the table and join us!

In this episode of Lunchtime in Rome, Brian introduces the topic of "Gratitude vs Anxiety" for their 236th episode. The podcast focuses on the increasing prevalence of anxiety and offers practical ways to alleviate it. Jay highlights the importance of Romans 12:15, emphasizing the need for companionship and support during both good and bad times.

The guys discuss the concept of gratitude and how it can counteract anxiety by focusing on positive aspects of life, producing happiness and reducing depressive symptoms. They reference scientific research, which demonstrates a 10% increase in happiness and a 35% reduction in depressive symptoms following an act of gratitude.

The episode concludes with a reference to Philippians 4:6-8, which encourages the audience to be anxious about nothing, practice gratitude, and experience peace. The guys emphasize the connection between science and scripture, as modern research supports the benefits of gratitude.

Throughout the episode, the guys remind listeners to engage with them on social media, visit their website, and take their Relational Needs Questionnaire. They also express gratitude to their guests and remind the audience that the podcast is not a substitute for professional counseling.