spirituality and mental health

Giving voice to the elderly

May 26, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Supporting older people in their mental health requires empathy and 'heart-centred' listening.

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Bombed-out and rebooted

April 14, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A visit to the local church can provide much strength and serenity from the trauma of Covid-19.

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Listening to Sarah

February 23, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: An Ignatian insight on contemplative listening to help restore hope and balance during the pandemic.

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Inner compassion

February 9, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: The Self-Compassion Break is a five minute practice that helps build resilience during stress or suffering.

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Gentle gaze of Granny

October 30, 2020

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: For All Souls' Day, the writer remembers his beloved grandmother and her influence on the family.

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Get into the right gear!

September 30, 2020

BRENDAN McMANUS :: When the going gets tough you need to make the internal adjustment to ‘change down a gear’.

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Blessedness

March 11, 2020

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: The masculinity and femininity of Blessed John Sullivan can be represented in the image of a ballet dancer.

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Soft gaze

February 11, 2020

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A mother's love for her child from a psycho-spiritual perspective.

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Ignatian guide to tackling depression

February 4, 2020

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Inspired by the life of Saint Ignatius and modern psychology to keep balance in our mental health.

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Deeply-felt awareness

January 15, 2020

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A meditation on good and evil from the Spiritual Exercises gives us confidence to live a life of freedom and lasting happiness.

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