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.
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.
Stress affects all of us at some time. Some stress actually helps us and protects us, other stress gradually destroys us. Listen about the stress that brings us down and what we can do about it. When does stress have a negative impact on you?
“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?
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?
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.
3 Dollars in the Bank Many people are doing it tough financially in the current climate. Financial stress can happen to anyone. Listen as Kerry shares her story of going from being married with a comfortable house and lifestyle to being a single mum with two young children and only 3 dollars in the bank. […]
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