Where’s peace amongst everything happening in life? How do we look after our wellbeing?
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Bushfires can be devastating. Even when you’re well prepared, they have a way of surprising you! So what’s it like to survive a catastrophic bushfire? Listen as Richard Fox talks with firefighters who had to face a fire head on and home owners who had to leave their homes. How do they make sense of a natural disaster like a bushfire?Find Out More
Teen Anxiety “I remember when I had a really bad panic attack and I thought I was dying. It felt like I was just being covered in blankets almost like I couldn’t feel anything no one was around. It was just me and that feeling. No one expects it to be anxiety or an anxiety […]Find Out More
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 to Ali and Celia chat about what gets us stressed, how we react to it, and what helps us when the crisis hits and the longer term.Find Out More
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.
The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions forced upon us have brought plenty of challenges, surprises, and the opportunity to reflect on what's important in our lives. Listen as Richard and Celia talk about what our “new normal” might look like as we start to come out of the lock down.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
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The Mystery Of You Using the popular board game CLUE as a template, author Melanie Wilson guides readers to a deeper understanding of their real selves. It’s when an individual considers where he’s been (rooms); what he’s done(weapons); and who people (witnesses) say he is – that a fuller grasp of identity can be acquired. […]Read More
Contentment While we may not be completely satisfied with our lot in life – and let’s face it, most of us want more – to label oneself as an “ingrate” seems a bit harsh. Nevertheless, that’s what the author of this booklet does. Why he does so is because he knows deep down inside there’s […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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