"Stewardship of Self" Articles

Articles in this series contain self-help information for cross-cultural workers. Ideally one ought to consult a medical professional before making any lifestyle change to ensure that the change will not be detrimental to existing conditions or treatments. However, some cross-cultural workers have limited access to mental health professionals. These articles are all titled "Stewardship of Self for Cross-Cultural Workers: ___________," and each one emphasizes practical things these workers may do for specific problems in the absence of professional help.

In addition to reading the articles online, you can also download them in Word .doc format, or in Adobe Reader .pdf format.

Stewardship of Self for Cross-Cultural Workers

  • Anxiety: This answers two questions. How do I know if I have an anxiety disorder? What can I do if I have an anxiety disorder?
  • Biblical Basis: This article considers what the Bible commands Christians to do to care for themselves.
  • Depression: This answers two questions. How do I know if I am depressed? What can I do if I am depressed?
  • Event Culture: This article gives suggestions about "time management" in event-oriented cultures.
  • General Principles: Here are some things everyone should do to care for themselves.
  • Internet Immorality: This answers two questions. How do I know if I have a problem with internet immorality? What can I do if I have problem with internet immorality?
  • Sleep: This answers two questions. How do I know if I have a sleep disorder? What can I do if I have a sleep disorder?
  • Stress: This answers two basic questions. What is stress? What can I do about stress?
  • Time Management: This article gives suggestions about using your time wisely in time-oriented cultures.

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