forgiveness

Living in Regret

By | April 12th, 2012|Being in the Now, Peace|

Most of us have said or done things that on reflection we wish we'd rather not have done, but hanging on to regret is such a waste of our time and energy and stops us from living in the present moment.  Are you holding on to regret right now, wishing that you could go back and rewrite the past? We all know that we can't change the past but that doesn't stop our mind going over and over the memory and imagining alternative scenarios. If you are hanging on to regret why not ask yourself this question, 'what was it that I needed and didn't get at the time?' e.g. understanding/support/security/justice/honesty Consider that it's time now to take responsibility for your [...]

Wishing your life away…

By | December 27th, 2010|Being in the Now, Changing Habits, Stress/Fear/Anxiety, Uncategorized|

I know for many Christmas can seem overwhelming; the pressure of 'the season to be jolly', can be all too much. Although Christmas is known to be particularly stressful, suicide rates are in fact down during this time. This is what the Centre for suicide Prevention has to say ... 'Suicide rates may be down during this period, but crisis workers all agree that Christmas can be a very stressful time.  Loneliness, depression, feelings of loss, financial burdens, family conflicts, and alcohol abuse can intensify during the holidays.' Children of course are enormously influenced by what's happening around them. In a survey carried out by the BBC children’s TV programme Newsround found that.... Although 89% were excited, and 79% were happy [...]

Do people ‘ruffle’ you?

By | March 28th, 2010|Anger, Changing Habits|

I receive a daily email from Neale Donald Walsch (author of 'Conversations with God'). I got a message today and I'd like to share it with you, because I think regardless of your particular religious beliefs, Neale has something really useful to say. Here it is..... On this day of your life, jules, I believe God wants you to know... ...that if you become ruffled with every comment that you consider a 'slight,' you will never find peace. Nor will you find it by always separating yourself from those who ruffle you. You can only end so many friendships before you find yourself very much alone. You can keep making new friends, of course, but sooner or later they will ruffle you -- and [...]

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