Monthly Archives: September 2012

Coping with Suicidal Thoughts – a helpful booklet

Here’s a link to a helpful booklet on coping with suicidal thoughts: http://www.comh.ca/publications/pages/cwst/ available for free download. It’s full of practical advice and encouragement – this will pass, the intense emotional pain will not last for ever. A plan for you … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Mindfulness – A Christian perspective

Shaun Lambert has written ‘A Book of Sparks – A Study in Christian MindFullness’. Here is a link to an article he has written, explaining that Christian contemplative practices have similar benefits to mindfulness: http://www.eauk.org/culture/friday-night-theology/50-shades-of-mindfulness.cfm

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Meditation: the new medication – Features – Technician – North Carolina State University

Here’s a link describing various forms of meditation and how they can help physically, psychologically and spiritually:  Meditation: the new medication – Features – Technician – North Carolina State University.

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reblog – depression buster meditation

Originally posted on Bipolar Lessons:
Meditation (Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn_BE_BACK_on_3th_SEPT) Many of the symptoms of depression have to do with the dwelling on the past. Guilt, regret and loss are often the primary feelings you may have when you are depressed.…

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Anger in the spiral of violence.1

What role does my anger play in the ills of the world? Here’s a link to a post that explores this issue. http://davidkflowers.com/2012/09/anger-in-the-spiral-of-violence/#comments All change must start with ourselves. We need to start becoming part of the solution, not keep … Continue reading

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Free booklet – taking control

Having previously reblogged Sharon’s post this morning, I had an email from the Mental Health Foundation informing me of their new booklet – free to download – ‘Take Control’. You can download it from here:  http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/Take-Control-English/ It includes several people’s recovery … Continue reading

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reblog – recovery from BPD

Originally posted on Day in the life of a Busy Gal…:
English: Managing emotions – Identifying feelings (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Recovery, the one thing everyone with Borderline Personality Disorder wonders if it is actually possible, after all it’s a condition…

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