It crept up on me a little. I knew I was a bit overweight and had been for a while and then in the middle of the pandemic I stood on the scales and discovered that I was not only several stone over my ideal weight but also that I was a couple of stone… Continue reading Getting fit again
Have you been for a health check-up recently? Eyes, teeth, heart … maybe the full MOT. How did you get on? Have you ever done one of those life check-ups? How’s your overall well-being? This isn’t just your physical health but how are you doing emotionally, is your life a success, what’s your status -financial… Continue reading Health check (Proverbs 16)
A couple of years back, a US church surveyed its members to get a better understanding of retention issues. They discovered that a major problem was that a lot of members, especially those who were mature Christians felt that they were not being properly fed. The church’s response? They began to look at how they… Continue reading Are Christians meant to feed themselves?
One of the helpful things for many of us during lockdown has been hearing different people courageously talk about their experience of depression. Depression describes an experience that affects how we feel physically (e.g. loss of appetite, feeling tired and restless), emotionally (deep sadness) and relationally (tendency towards isolation). Here, is Sam Harms who is… Continue reading Amazing Grace and the spiritual dimension to depression
Healthy online Being in lockdown has probably escalated the amount of time many of us spend on social media. In many respects the advent of Facebook, Twitter Instagram etc has made communication so much easier when people are apart. However, being online is not always safe and not always healthy. In today’s Afternoon Tea discussion… Continue reading Healthy online
A lot of people struggle with emotional health issues. There is a good chance that either you or someone close to you has, or is going to face depression at some point. I wanted to share some helps for those who are either struggling with anxiety depression or are walking with someone who is depressed.… Continue reading Facing Depression (The videos)