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I often speak of the ‘deeper dimension within’. However, I wonder how easy it is for you to touch this dimension when you are identified with the mind? When you don’t question your thoughts, you believe your thoughts to be true, because you believe your thoughts to be yours. That YOU are having a thought...
The realisation that this moment is all that I have is so freeing.I no longer have a loyalty to the past, to my mistakes and limitations.I can greet each moment and live it fully.I am no longer bound by the past, the prison of a memory that taunts and teases the moment, seeing in it only lackand loss.How...
In life I believe one of the most important driving factors is “why”, “why” are we doingsomething. This why, becomes the driving force that enables us to overcome the barriersthat may stop us doing something.For example, if we look at learning to drive. Learning to drive is not the why, it is just theoverall outcome,...
I suffered with depression from my early teens through to my late twenties. I self-harmed, had panic attacks,attempted suicide and was threatened with being sectioned in a mental health hospital. I spent my days cutting myarms to relieve the painful memories of the past and fearful thoughts of a bleak, anxious and depressing future. I spent...
Simply put, joy is our natural state, it is who we are!Think back to when we were children, we ran around all day in joy.Have you ever seen a children’s birthday party where everyone is running around havingfun, in joy? The only time the children stop is if someone has been horrible, or if they...
The statistics when it comes to us men and our mental health make really worrying reading.Men are three times as likely to die from suicide as women.Men aged 40-49 have the highest suicide rates in the UKMen are far more likely to be sleeping rough, with over 85% of rough sleepers being men.Men are 3...
I was at a birthday party recently and there we many successful people there. I was quiteastounded by the number of Rolexes that were on show and the number of private numberplates that were in the carpark.Everyone seemed very happy at the start of the night and all of us “successful people” werehaving a great...
I did a quick calculation earlier, and I will be working another 38,000 or so hours before Ireach retirement age. That’s assuming 8 hours per day, 5 days a week.Depending on how old you are, how many hours a week you work, and when you plan toretire would define the number of hours you will...
Recent research conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists has found that two-fifths ofpatients waiting for mental health treatment contact emergency or crisis services, with one-in-nine (11%) ending up in A&E; respondents living with severe mental illness – includingeating disorders, bipolar disorder and PTSD – were left waiting up to two years fortreatment. Others were...
There is currently another pandemic in the world, affecting the mental health of manypeople of all ages. The charity MIND claims that 1 in 6 people report experiencing acommon mental health problem (like anxiety and depression) in any given week in England.I have heard school age children saying they are stressed; it has almost become...
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