Do you get up and instantly check your phone? Try doing one of these four things first.
Elisabeth Carter is a freelance writer from Sydney. She loves Jesus, her husband Ryan, reading, pasta and videos of sausage dogs. She worships at Macquarie Anglican in Eastwood where she leads a young adult Bible study group and youth group. You can follow her on Twitter @LizRachCarter.
Articles by Elisabeth Carter
How (and why) to forgive your friends when you've been wronged.
How you can get your classmates talking about the real meaning of Easter.
Do you have any close non-Christian friends? If not, read this...
Why Lent can be a helpful time to focus on Jesus
Three massive reasons to reconsider who you're going to date.
When you start following Jesus, lots of things in your life start changing too.
A challenge to stop tearing people down with your words... and start building them up.
We share four practical suggestions to help students shine for Christ in the classroom.
It's totally possible with the right tools, the right mindset ... and God's help!
How (and why!) you should show your love for persecuted Christians
Jesus gave up everything for your sake. How will you respond?
Learning to trust God when his plans are different to yours.
Why staying faithful to Christ may mean saying no to your friends.
What modern churches and youth groups can learn from the earliest believers.
How to use the Lord's prayer to deepen your time with God.
Why Easter Sunday is just as important as Good Friday.
God wants you to show your family some love!
It doesn't have to be hard!
Sometimes it's wise to take a break.