Life can be crazy and chaotic at the best of times, even more so when we’re in a pandemic. Listen as Celia, Noel and Richard discuss how we can live each day when the future is so uncertain.
Most of us have things we hope for and dream about for the future. But making those changes is often easier said than done. Listen as Richard and Celia share their struggles with change and explore what can give you confidence and peace in change.
With the pandemic continuing to disrupt our lives, there’s a sense of being worn out from the constant shifting of the goal posts, and the sheer exhaustion of dealing with all the change that brings. Listen to Richard, Jo and Celia as they talk about how we can live in this ‘new normal’. Hear what Jesus went through and how he understands and walks with us.
Life seems to be going 100 miles an hour, people all around us seem to be suffering from burnout and stress. This isn’t something new. But what is it that causes us to feel like it’s all just getting too much? Listen to Ali and Celia chat about what gets us stressed, how we react to it, and what helps us when the crisis hits and the longer term.
It would be great if managing depression was purely logical, but depression can be really difficult to manage. For the person struggling with it, and the loved ones who care for them, depression can challenge and test us. But there is hope. Listen to Jane’s story of depression and how she finds hope to live through it.
What questions do you ask when you see, or experience, suffering? Listen as Richard, Celia and Noel share their thoughts and experiences on suffering and where to find hope to get through difficult times.
“When we talk about the ’not enoughs’ – I’m not pretty enough, not rich enough, not, present enough with my kids, the root cause of the ‘not enoughs’ says shame. I’m afraid to go there. I don’t want to be known that I’m not enough. So, I just, kind of block it and try and bury it as much as you can.” No-one is immune from shame. Listen as Anna, a counsellor, talks about what shame really is and what we can do about it.
I think COVID kind of exposed a few things that identified what we did hope in and what we thought our well-being was in, even something as simple as going to the football or whatever it might be, was just taken away. So where do we then centre that? Where do we place our hope? Well-being can be physical, emotional and spiritual. But what does it actually mean and how do you find it? Listen to Richard, Celia and Anna share their insights into well-being and how to find the source of peace.
Dealing With Depression Depression affects people from all ages, races, economic groups and both genders. It can result from a specific event or a chemical imbalance in the nervous system. The causes are numerous, but depression must be dealt with effectively before it can be controlled. This booklet explores some of the many causes of […]
In recent years it seems like depression, and mental health is on the rise. And we’re particularly seeing it more in our children – but how do we know when it’s depression or normal teenage angst. Listen as Vicki Rochow, a counsellor and a mum who has walked alongside her kid’s depression as well as her own, shares her story.