Reclaiming Sanity: Available Now!
Reclaiming Sanity: Hope and Healing for Trauma, Stress, and Overwhelming Life Events by Dr. Laurel Shaler (Published by David C. Cook, 2017).
With a girlfriend’s companionship and a professional counselor’s expertise, Dr. Laurel Shaler walks readers through personal stories and biblical insights that shed light on daily and traumatic stress. In Reclaiming Sanity, she shows:
- How to find freedom from the past
- Five myths about anger and how to overcome them
- The antidote for nagging worry and sleepless nights
- Ways to rebuild trust in others
- How Christ gives true strength
Offering effective action steps toward reclaiming sanity, Dr. Shaler guides readers through the healing process, whether they are dealing with a one-time traumatic event or years of hidden pain.
Read more about #ReclaimingSanity on the Bible Gateway Blog
Recent Posts from Laurel
Hi Everyone! Thanks for taking a peek at my website. In case you aren't aware, I am now doing most of my blogging on a different site. Please join me on Patheos Evangelical where I am writing about faith, culture, and emotional well-being! Three quick additional...read more
I testified in court for the first time today. Laying my left hand on the Bible, raising my right hand, and facing the judge, I swore that what I was about to say would be the truth. I sat nervously in the witness box inside a small but full courtroom. The attorney...read more
Hi Friends! I hope you are all doing well as we enter this busy holiday season. As a reminder, I am doing some writing for Patheos Evangelical. I'd love for you to check out my latest blog for that site: Is Thanksgiving for Gluttony or Gratitude? Happy...read more
Please join me over at Patheos Evangelical to read my latest blog post: On Christians and Halloween.read more
For those praying about adoption, waiting for a placement, or already parenting children that have been adoption - learning all you can about this topic is so important. Over the years, I've read many books on the subject. So, I thought I would share some of my...read more
The phone continued to buzz as my sleepy husband fumbled in the dark to answer the call. A late night call from one of his employees left us awake for what seemed like an eternity. As I was finally drifting back off to sleep, the background noise from the TV barely...read more
By day (and often by midnight when I am checking email and grading papers), I am a counseling professor and department chair at Liberty University.
I also love writing and speaking about the intersection of faith, culture, and emotional well-being, and have been published by Lifeway’s Journey, Extraordinary Women, Proverbs 31 Ministries, ERLC, Believe.com, and more.
I am a sassy Southern belle married to a mid-western Sailor. We’re adopting!
My faves are being active in church & community and spending time with family & friends. Oh, and anything sweet.