How to Break the Habit of Yelling

For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, ‘Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea,’ and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass, he shall have whatsoever he saith.                                                                                        Mark 11:23 There is no overnight strategy out there that will show you how to break the habit of yelling. It took me three years to break the hold the habit had on me. I consistently yelled when angry or frustrated even when my husband and I were dating. This went on up until shortly after my fourth child was in elementary. It was normal to me. But it made me feel like scum when I'd see what it was doing to my family. I'd made up in my mind that didn't want to be her anymore, that mom wife and mom who yelled. The one who was always out for control. I needed to know why I was so easily agitated. God took me on a journey that changed my … [Continue reading...]