After Elijah experienced God move mightily upon the mountaintop, his joy was short-lived due to following opposition. God’s instruction to Elijah during his depressed state provides direction for our own troubled souls.
Life can give us reason to worry, to be fearful, or to be anxious. However, the fears of our current world are temporary, and we should focus on eternity. When tempted to worry, be fearful, or be anxious, fight against that temptation to sin.
As a pastoral counselor, I have never witnessed someone asking for help too early. Unfortunately, quite the opposite is true. Every situation that seems dire enough to ask for assistance probably could have come a little sooner.