Paul was not a neuroscientist, but he was on to something when he told us to renew our minds. We can change how we think. This process is best understood in our brain’s ability to create new pathways through neuroplasticity. This short video explains the concept: https://youtu.be/ELpfYCZa87g. This also aligns with the Scripture that tells us to take our thoughts captive (2 Corinthians 10:5) and think about what is good and true (Philippians 4:8). While our brains are amazing, and there is much we can accomplish on our own, there is no shame in seeking extra support and guidance for mental health issues from a licensed counselor, therapist, or psychiatrist.
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