Do you ever feel like your emotions are in charge of you rather than the other way around? Stella’s anger was scaring her children and she was stuck in a cycle of holding in the anger and then exploding. Listen to Stella as she describes what that looked like for her and what she did to build a path toward managing her anger.
Adams Anger “I was real agro and when you’re in a wheelchair you wouldn’t expect much strength but all of a sudden I had full strength and I pounded a brick out of a double brick wall!” Anger can be a powerful force. It can give us the adrenaline to lash out destructively. Or it […]
Relationships are important in our lives and none more so than with the people we choose to spend our lives with, but it’s not always easy. What’s the secret to a long and fulfilling relationship? Listen as Sue shares her story of nearly 50 years of marriage and what has sustained them through the challenges of parenting and growing old together.
Being in love is one of the best feelings in the world and can make you feel like you’re walking on air. Valentine’s Day with all its focus on love and romance can make you look at your own relationships…Are romance and love the same thing? Does it change when you have a long, established relationship? Listen as Richard and Celia chat about love and relationships.
There are some life-changing moments that completely catch us off guard. We may regret the choices we make, but they don’t have to hold us to that moment. Listen as Albert faces the consequences of his choices as fire threatened his home and family.
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.
We all need hope to get through these seemingly impossible times. When has there been a time in your life when you’ve wondered, “How am I going to get through this?” Messages of Hope has been sharing inspiring stories for many years. Listen to some of the stories of people who have heard these messages of hope and the inspiration, encouragement and hope they have now.
Do you sometimes look at the people around you and think “I wish I could be like them”. While Facebook is a great way to connect, it also has the knack of making everyone else’s lives seem more exciting than our own. It can cause us to focus on what we don’t do and don’t have, and that can make us feel lonely, even if we’re surrounded by people who love us. Listen as John Henderson talks about loneliness, and how the cure can come from outside ourselves.
With all the unknowns surrounding the corona virus, it’s easy to let anxiety and fear take over. Listen as Rachel shares her experience of the unknowns, isolation and lost connections with family and friends. Learn how she found strength to face the unknown.
Do you know why we sing carols? Where did they originate? Listen as Richard and Celia explore some of their favourite Christmas carols and what they mean to them. What memories do you have of your favourite carols?