Tag Archives: mental health

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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The Bible and Mental Health – 2

How to calm your mind with God’s word. Adrian Warnock has written an excellent series of posts on mental health. This one deals specifically with using the Bible to calm your mind: “ For God hath not given us the … Continue reading

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Reading the Bible can be good for your Mental Health

Here is a copy of an article which I wrote for a local paper, the ‘Lymington Times’, and which was published in October 2004 – 9 years ago but still relevant today.  Sunday 10th October was World Mental Health Day. … Continue reading

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More Pillars of Mental Health and Wellbeing

This came up in my email inbox:10 Rules for Simple Happiness Currently, I’m still sorting ‘stuff’, so this blog seems to have become a series of rebloggs and links to others – but hey, why re-invent the wheel!!?? There’s some … Continue reading

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The four pillars of mental health and wellbeing

Here is a link to The four pillars of mental health and wellbeing. This is from Adrian Warnock’s blog. Adrian is a medical doctor, has trained as a psychiatrist, and following eight years of hospital practice, now works in research. … Continue reading

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My Story 9 – Repentance, it’s not what you think

‘Most people think of repentance as a heavy, sombre religious duty. In reality, authentic biblical repentance is a life-giving art, renewing the entire soul.’ (John Mark Comer, ‘My Name is Hope: Anxiety, depression and life after melancholy.’) In my last … Continue reading

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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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