Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay Ireland has become the only country in Europe to enter a second national lockdown. For those of us who suffer with depression and anxiety this can be a very bad time. On approach to one of the most stressful times of the year, the prospect of spending Christmas without … Continue reading There Is A Way You Can Beat Depression During Irish Lockdown
Image by Ivonne Nöhren from Pixabay Teaching you how to be appreciated is an obsession of many authors whose books instruct you on the secrets of how to emotionally manipulate others. The idea is to teach you how to get your boss, friend or family member to appreciate you more using various tried and tested … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Wanting To Be Appreciated
Image by 272447 from Pixabay With the new measures requiring we stay at home during lockdown, many people are seeing a rise in the deterioration of their mental health. Here are some tips we've put together at mouse squeak to help you keep the blues at bay. 1.GET PLENTY OF SLEEP Image by Dieter Robbins … Continue reading 8 Tips For Staying Mentally Well During Lockdown
In this post I want to explore the idea that we are often handed liberty by God but refuse to take it. We once possessed a great love for God, but overtime it dwindled because our failures became overwhelming. I use a scene from Star Wars in which Luke takes his old light saber from … Continue reading Saying No To Grace And Being Content To Suffer
Image by Лечение Наркомании from Pixabay As someone who was suicidal in the past, and with some alcohol for the courage needed to go through with it on two occasions, I can somewhat relate to anyone suffering despair. I once had a local woman contact me, asking me if her brother was in Hell because … Continue reading Will I Go To Hell For Committing Suicide?
Image by Claudio_Scott from Pixabay Those of us who go through difficult times in our lives, whether it be depression or spiritual problems often go seek out a psychiatrist or spiritual director. Why? Well...in our minds we want to be cured of our problems, but really all we are doing is seeking comfort. You see, … Continue reading Seeking Comfort Will Not Cure Your Unhappiness
I've discovered something about nature that I don't really see others take notice of. Nature is itself an open book of wisdom left to us by God. Through the movement of the world, seasonal changes, there is a lesson the Lord leaves each one of us.
Image by Steve Johnson from Pixabay Sometimes you feel like a blank page with nothing to offer the world and no story to tell. There's no ambitious plans for the next 5 minutes never mind tomorrow or years to come. There are times when during a massive depression, you feel like you're just existing and floating … Continue reading Depression Is A Blank Page
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Rejection is bitter, horrible and unbearable. Too much rejection can drive a person insane and to the point of despair, urging them to suicide or others to commit other grievous acts. Why? Because they've been brainwashed and conditioned by society to behave like that. Every time someone closes the door … Continue reading Reasons To Fall In Love With Rejection
Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay It was the spring of 2007 in the Scottish highlands. I'd begun work that morning as usual in a forestry park for children and adults. We had this enormous boat slide split into three sections, all offering a different thrilling experience. My job was to climb the 100 feet … Continue reading How Panic Attacks Ruined My Life