“Rushing legislation as sensitive as this will likely result in uncertainty and unintended consequences, especially for children with gender dysphoria.”
Maria, from Sydney, NSW, lost her 33-year-old son to suicide and wants to help others struggling with mental health issues.
“Harrowing ordeal has left every family member suffering from emotional trauma and physical manifestations of stress.”
“Medical professionals developed ‘a crisis of confidence’ and no longer acted as “gatekeepers.”
“The majority of those aged 45 and older do not feel lonely at all, while less than half of those younger than 45 say the same.”
Burnout is a common problem among those in the helping industry, where the emotional toll of dealing with complex and challenging situations can leave individuals feeling exhausted, cynical, and unaccomplished.
As followers of Jesus, how can we go from fear to faith in the midst of the constant changes, challenges and chaos that define our world today?
Navy SEALS are put through some of the toughest, mentally challenging and physically demanding training in the world with only around 25% of candidates making it through to graduation. Shawn Ryan was a former US Navy SEAL and CIA contractor who has transitioned to be a successful podcaster and interviewer on hard-core topics.
Who were you before the world told you who you should be? It can be challenging to be truly authentic when we become preoccupied with how we see ourselves versus how others see us.
Don’t be overwhelmed by clutter. One step at a time, one bag at a time, feel the weight of your stuff lift from you and enjoy the peace and freedom of a clutter-free home.
“I have no close friends in my area and have to drive 50 kilometres to see a colleague.”
Pastors face many challenges in their roles as spiritual leaders. One of the biggest ones is meeting the diverse needs of their congregation.
Growing up with three sisters and her parents in Myanmar, Frances knows that hearing about Christ is a privilege and personally knowing Jesus followers is not a reality for many.
“If we really want to last in ministry we must take seriously the human vocation of loving well.”
Janet Evans had heard about “empty nest syndrome“, where parents feel loss, grief and despair when adult children leave home and she did not think she was the sort of person this would happen to.
“The cold, hard fact is this could cut cut chaplaincy services. Those who suffer most are vulnerable children,”
“Go back to church. Get involved. Get involved with groups.”
“If banks target law-abiding customers because of their Christian faith then we’re in a very dark place.”
“It’s that non-judgmental, unconditional listening that is what makes the difference.”
Churches urged to prioritise sabbaticals for their leaders as preventative healthcare.
Trauma is not limited to accident survivors or those suffering from PTSD. It can seep into our lives in more subtle ways, leaving us feeling helpless.
“The further away they get from Jesus, the more lost and confused they are.”
“It is a basic human right that people must be free to talk about gender and sexuality issues.”
“We must address declining marriages, poor marital health and the effectiveness of fathers in those marriages.”
Preventing burnout is an ongoing exercise. You do not really “land” in no burnout zone. The ingredients for burnout is one part a personality that cares.