Would you like a free family holiday to Disneyland? The chance to see your favourite Disney characters, go on the thrilling rides and spend time as a family. It sounds amazing. But what happens when it doesn’t quite turn out that way? Listen to Richard as he shares about his family trip to Disneyland. Even in the happiest places, families can still struggle but there is hope to restore the peace.
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 […]
Do you ever feel stressed, trying to meet everyone’s expectations, as well as your own? Listen as Celia, Richard and Noel talk about stress, their experiences and the key reason why it can be so destructive.
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.
For many people January is a great time for holidays. It’s good to break the routine and get away from some of the daily pressures of everyday life. Sometimes though, holidays don’t always work out how we imagine. So how do we find that rest and restoration when holidays become disasters or time and money just don’t allow us to get away? Listen as Ali and Celia look at how to find rest and restoration as part of our normal routine.
Have you ever broken down in the middle of nowhere and all alone? It can be a frightening experience. Listen as Noel Due shares the true story of a friend who broke down in the desert. Find out what went through her mind as the hours passed by, and how the experience changed her life.
Do you ever ask yourself, “Am I good enough”? And how do you know when good enough is enough! Trying to measure up to family and friends or the boss or even yourself can be difficult. It can leave you feeling exhausted, guilty and wondering if it’s all worth the effort. Well on Messages of hope this week I’ve got good news for those of us who never quite feel like we are good enough.
Do you ever feel stressed, trying to meet everyone’s expectations, as well as your own? I’m Richard Fox. This week we’re talking about stress and the key reason why it can be so destructive.