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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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Where Do My Thoughts Come From?

Originally posted on Writer Dylan Morrison:
Where Do My Thoughts Come From? Our conscious mind is a membrane linking two worlds 1) The Lower subconscious, the hidden psychic cellar where our wounded sub-personalities rule and      dominate. 2) The…

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Ruby Wax on mindfulness: How our brains drive us mad

Originally posted on Hannah Jane Thompson:
Ruby Wax on mindfulness, Conway Hall, London (sorry for the rubbish quality, it was pretty dark where I was sitting for some reason, and my phone couldn’t cope) So-called ‘poster girl for mental health’,…

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Guest Post: Praying Against Panic And Anxiety

Originally posted on Big Circumstance:
In a world where stress is endemic and various therapies have arisen to help people combat it, do you ever wonder how a professional from that field views the place of Christian faith in dealing…

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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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50 Shades of Mindfulness – Christian contemplative practices

Here’s a link to an article about the widespread interest in mindfulness: http://www.eauk.org/culture/friday-night-theology/50-shades-of-mindfulness.cfm Mindfulness is said to have it’s roots in Buddhism, but Christian contemplative practices also lead to mindfulness, with the added benefit that we can be mindful of … 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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Post #100 – Over to You

This is my 100th post. I’ve been blogging for just over 4 months now and I’m enjoying meeting all sorts of amazing people online – people with amazing stories to tell. Thank you for all your comments and likes. I … Continue reading

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The Power of Doing – Soul Fast update 7

Follow my journey through ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast: Your Journey to Authentic Living [Kindle Edition]‘ by Cindy Trimm. You can find details of the book here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Day-Soul-Fast-Authentic/dp/0768440262/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1342619111&sr=8-1&keywords=cindy+trimm+40+day+soul+fast or   http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Day-Soul-Fast-ebook/dp/B0064O9M32/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1338819455&sr=8-3 ‘What you do can be as toxic to your soul … Continue reading

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Crochet, Mindfulnes and Healing

Crochet : a useful skill to help overcome depression mindfully. Here’s a link to an article that explains how : http://kathrynvercillo.hubpages.com/hub/Crochet-Mindfulness-and-Healing ‘a rhythmic, repetitive craft like crochet can be a terrific tool for achieving mindfulness and also because there is … Continue reading

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