Monthly Archives: November 2012

re-blog Christian Mindfulness-Lectio Divina

This is a really good example of biblical meditation – also gives a good idea of how to use Shaun Lambert’s ‘Book of Sparks’

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The tree of mindfulness research and therapies is growing rapidly. It is hard to keep up-to-date with all the developments as they happen. But we can start somewhere. Important work is being done to arrive at consensus on such matters…

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Kurt Jackson, the painter. He has a way of seeing things at different levels to most people. It includes wilderness, reams, angels, medicine walks and memory. This his link: Let me give you a quote from Miriam Darlington’s blog…

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Forgiveness – what to do when we have been hurt

How to Forgive when the Knife Thrower has Sneezed – Barry Pearman has written a 3-part series on Forgiveness. In part 2 he describes a three part cycle for dealing with hurts. The first step is to embrace the pain … Continue reading

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Crochet Saved My Life – book review

I’ve mentioned this book before: The latest Talking Crochet online newsletter includes a review at: ‘A wide range of afflictions are covered in the 304 pages, such as stress/anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder/addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and age-related memory loss … Continue reading

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Mindfulness exercises – Free podcasts

Want some help with getting started on mindfulness? Here’s a link to some free podcasts talking you through some simple mindfulness exercises – being mindful of your breath, your body as you sit in a chair. You are reminded that … Continue reading

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LGBT and Mental Health

Nearly twice as many LGBT people have mental health problems as heterosexuals. Within that group, bisexuals and trans-gender people are even more isolated. More on this at: More than 43 percent of gay and lesbian students identified having three or more … Continue reading

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