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A NEW ATTITUDE – ‘…Change the way you think…’

‘…Change the way you think…’ Romans 12:2 Today’s reading from Bob Gass’ Word for Today is spot on. It endorses many DBT principles: “For things to change for the better, you must ‘change the way you think.’ For example: a) … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on My First Year of Retirement

My first year of retirement has been overshadowed by preparing for my Mum to come and live with us. It has involved sorting out a lot of stuff: Clearing stuff from the room for her Clearing stuff from 2 cupboards … Continue reading

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Crochet Saved My Life – book review

I’ve mentioned this book before: https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/a-simple-mindfulness-exercise-for-crochetets/ The latest Talking Crochet online newsletter includes a review at: http://www.crochet-world.com/newsletters.php?mode=article&article_id=2842&key=CWNL ‘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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My Story 8 – WHY? part II.

In my last post in this series I explained three reasons why God came when he did: thankfulness, obedience and welcoming. [ https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/my-story-7-why-why-did-god-come-when-he-did/ ] God has shown me three more reasons (there could be many more). 1) Just because: that’s just … Continue reading

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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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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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