mental health

Praying with anxiety: Ignatian survival tips

October 10, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Anxiety is not from God and is not good for people. Tips from Ignatian spirituality for dealing with it.

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A deeply peaceful Christmas

December 22, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Eight tips from a wellness course organised by Aware, that may help us live well this holiday season.

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Improving wellbeing

November 9, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Five healthy activities can improve our wellbeing and help us get through depression or burn-out.

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People who suffer from depression

November 4, 2021

In this month's Pope Video, Francis prays that people be close to those who suffer from stress and depression

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Taming our ox-mind

October 27, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: In this video blog I share a personal experience of anxiety and present a contemplative story and psychological research.

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Flourishing in the face of anxiety

October 12, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Addressing worry and practising self-compassion are ways to 'tame our ox-mind'

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Doing the unthinkable: Facing phobias and anxieties

October 11, 2021

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: To cope with stress and overcome our demons in this anxiety-filled world, we need a strategy that works

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Facing anxiety of the ‘new normal’

September 28, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Psychological research and a contemplative story can illuminate our understanding of what it means to flourish in the face of anxiety.

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A time to heal

September 14, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Our job is to move away from the inner critic or inner condemner and move toward divine love and compassion.

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Open water swimming: an exercise in contemplation and discernment

June 9, 2021

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: It may seem like madness to swim in a lake or sea outside peak summer, but it does wonders for mental health

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