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.
Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of upheaval and uncertainty about the future. Our jobs, relationships and feelings of loss and separation have taken a toll on our well-being. Listen as Anna, a counsellor, shares how to navigate through feelings of worry and anxiety that rise up when we feel a loss of control over our lives.
What do think of when you hear the word peace? Not the dream of world peace, but inner peace. Peace that works even when the world, and perhaps even you, are in chaos. Are you at peace? Listen to listen as Noel Due shares his reflections on peace and a path to finding it.
We all have thoughts around what Father’s Day means for us. Listen to listen as Richard and Celia share some perspectives on the challenges and joys of fatherhood and our relationships with our Dads.
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.
Have you ever felt like life is ripping you off? That what you’re suffering is unjust? Listen as Stephen and Therese share their story of years of suffering and how they found ways to embrace life and live in hope.
When are you happiest? Is it when you can forget about the troubles of everyday life and escape for a while? Happiness means different things to each of us. For some people the feeling of happiness is in the moment, dependent on what you’re doing. For others, happiness is a state of being. How do you see happiness? Listen as Mark Doecke talks about a way to find happiness even amongst the mundane stuff we have to deal with every day.
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.
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.
There are times when the pieces of our life don’t seem to be fitting together as they should. Listen to Nancy – a wife, mother, and police officer. The stress of juggling everything had her feeling disconnected and becoming a person she just didn’t recognize. Hear how a change of perspective brought the sense of overwhelm back into balance.