We hear a lot more about mental health these days and that it’s an issue for many people. But how do you know when things like sadness or tiredness or lack of motivation has deepened into something like depression? Listen this week as Celia talks with Rosemary who has lived with depression throughout her life.
“Who Am I? What makes me special and unique? What makes me who I am?” They can be a tricky questions that are difficult to answer. Listen this week as Richard shares some of the answers he’s found which have given him contentment and peace with who he is.
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 […]
Have you ever experienced a deep peace, when everything around you was out of your control? Listen to Noel Due this week as he talks about peace. Not the dream of world peace, but about inner peace. Peace that works even when the world, and perhaps even you, are in chaos.
When things are at their worst, is there still a place for love? What are we capable of when we are at the end of our reserves? Listen to Noel Due as he tells the true story of Geoff and his life changing experience in a Japanese prison camp.
The term anxiety covers a lot of conditions, some quite serious such as phobias and obsessive compulsive disorder. A certain amount of nervous energy and fear is actually ok and quite normal. But when these feelings take over and rule our lives, then we have a problem. Listen as Steve and Jenny share their struggles with anxiety and Julie, a psychologist, shares her insights.
Great Expectations We all have dreams in life. They might be dreams of achieving great success, a long term relationship, or simply being happy. What about you – what do you dream of achieving? And how do you cope when life doesn’t turn out like you expected. Listen to Richard as he talks about how […]
Do you find yourself torn between competing demands? It can be especially hard when you’re a working mum. Listen this week on messages of hope as Celia talks with Anna Doecke, a counsellor who helps people
recognise and deal with burnout and stress. We don’t have to be slaves to that stress.
Feeling stressed? 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 in this week as Celia chats with Ali Hoopmann about what gets us stressed.
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seemed to go right? Where you wish you could just start the day over again and make different choices? Listen in this week to Richard Fox as he tells his story of trying to go it alone and fix a leaky tap, with disastrous consequences and a disappointed family – and his reflections on better ways to deal with the stress.