How do you live with the effects of stress?
What happens when stress begins to affect the way you function and relate to others?
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Watch a short video on coping with stress
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No-one is immune to stress and burnout, listen to Celia and Anna talking about how to avoid being a slave to stress.
When are you happiest? Is it when you can forget about the troubles of everyday life and escape for a while? Happiness means different things to each of us. For some people the feeling of happiness is in the moment, dependent on what you’re doing. For others, happiness is a state of being. How do you see happiness? Listen as Mark Doecke talks about a way to find happiness even amongst the mundane stuff we have to deal with every day.Find Out More
Relationships are part of all our lives in many different ways. Sometimes they’re easy going, sun-shining and smooth sailing. Other times it can feel like you’re in the midst of a storm with no land in sight. Spending so much extra time, recently, in close proximity to our families can be stressful and put a magnifying glass on our relationships. Listen to Rachel, a relationship counsellor from Lutheran Community Care, share how we can understand and navigate those tense times with our partner.Find Out More
Dealing with finances seems to be a topic that causes a lot of stress. Our current climate has added even more uncertainty financially, even for people who were previously fairly confident and secure. Listen as Jan, a financial counsellor, shares her insights into how she has helped people find a way through financial stress.Find Out More
Australia is often referred to as a lucky country due to our financial wealth and lifestyle. But that often hides what’s really going on underneath. Many people worry about money. Especially the lack of it. As a result, we put unwanted stress and expectations on ourselves. Listen as Richard and Celia talk with Anna, a counsellor, about how shame, fear and worry over money can destroy relationships and cause stress on families. Hear how you can find peace in the midst of financial stress.Find Out More
Financial Distress can happen to anyone. It can be caused by losing your job, prolonged sickness, a mental health issue or a relationship breakdown. When Kerry’s marriage broke down, she went from living in a comfortable house and lifestyle, to being a single mum with two young children and only 3 dollars in the bank. Listen as Kerry shares how she got through this difficult period of her life, and discover the hope she found to get through tough times.Find Out More
COVID has really shaken things up over the last year. We’ve lost jobs or we are on less income and the future is still uncertain for many people. So, what do you do when you don’t know what the future holds? Listen to Karl’s inspiring story of facing some of the biggest challenges of his life and how he found a way forward.Find Out More
“I was at home with four children, homeschooling, a job I have never desired before. Suddenly I was faced with mum I need help, mum I'm hungry, mum I need this, mum I need that, and I'd be standing at the door going
enough already this is too hard.”
Finding ourselves in situations that are not of our choosing can be very stressful and overwhelming. Listen as Jo shares her struggles of home schooling during lockdown. How do you survive the extra challenges thrown at you without feeling like a failure?Find Out More
With all the mental health issues that are coming up for people at this time and that sort of low level depression that everyone I think is experiencing. There's such a sense of helplessness and frustration. We tried this last time, it doesn't seem to have worked. Is this going to work this time? Are you feeling a bit anxious or frustrated at the ongoing situation we find ourselves in? You’re not alone. Listen as we talk with Sue, who manages the spiritual care team for a hospital in Melbourne. Where do we find hope when there is so much uncertainty and separation from our loved ones?Find Out More
Dealing with finances seems to be a topic that causes a lot of stress. The Covid pandemic has added even more uncertainty financially, even for people who were previously fairly confident and secure. Click here to listen as Jan, a financial counsellor who has been helping people find a way through financial stress for over 20 years, shares her insights.Find Out More
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Finding Balance Life as a stay-at-home mum of three little bears has me wanting to run away screaming some days. I would love to say that I have a perfectly balanced life, but I don’t. I will continue to make mistakes as I look for more of what is “just right” for me. Yet I […]Read More
Setting Priorities “It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. the question is: What are we busy about?” Henry David Thoreau Caught in a time trap with too much to do and too little time? Feel like you’re being pulled in a thousand different directions? Then this booklet is for you! It’s […]Read More
Victim, Validated, Victorious It is truly awesome that you picked up this little book. Just thumbing through it indicates you’re looking for change. As you read, ask yourself, “What is God trying to tell me to be a happier, more fulfilled person?” Stoke up the faith handed you long ago! Faith is a powerful instrument […]Read More
The Mystery Of You Using the popular board game CLUE as a template, author Melanie Wilson guides readers to a deeper understanding of their real selves. It’s when an individual considers where he’s been (rooms); what he’s done(weapons); and who people (witnesses) say he is – that a fuller grasp of identity can be acquired. […]Read More
Matter of Time Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Learn how one man found a way to take control of his life with an effective and efficient time management technique. Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a password to download the booklet. […]Read More
Managing Your Money Are you struggling to manage your money? Feel like your finances are spinning out of control? Does the subject of money launch you into stress, shame, or even denial? If so, you are not alone. Written by someone who has struggled first-hand with financial failure, this booklet explores the emotional component of […]Read More
Finding Peace Anxiety has become epidemic. Many of us are frazzled by family problems, stress at work, financial woes, and a thousand other hassles. If you are chronically troubled by fatigue, edginess, a churning stomach, heart pains, trembling and shaking, dizziness, and/or migraine headaches, you are not alone. Like millions of other people, you may […]Read More
Contentment While we may not be completely satisfied with our lot in life – and let’s face it, most of us want more – to label oneself as an “ingrate” seems a bit harsh. Nevertheless, that’s what the author of this booklet does. Why he does so is because he knows deep down inside there’s […]Read More
Stressed But Connected Unresolved issues. Financial trouble. Neglected health. Everyone feels stressed-out. Right? Wrong! Everybody has stress, but not everyone is stressed-out. If you’ve accepted stress as a way of life, this booklet is for you. From setting healthy personal boundaries to eliminating procrastination, these sensible strategies will help you manage stress before stress manages […]Read More
Parenting – Finding The Fun Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a password to download the booklet. Name Email Order the PDF Booklet If you would like a printed version sent to you, click here to order the printed version with your name and postal address details.Read More
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