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Awakening to the Possibility of Healing Love

Have you ever thought there's a part of you that's "unafflictable", as one doctor put it? And what might it mean if we understood just how substantial that part of us is?

TonyLobl • 4 years ago

Can Twentysomething Depression Be Healed?

Spiritual healing is often stereotyped as a belief in miracle cures. Sometimes healing can come quickly. At other times it takes persistence and gaining a deeper spiritual understanding. Here's one young woman’s story of her journey to full freedom from manic depression.

TonyLobl • 4 years ago

To View, Or Not To View "Fifty Shades Of Grey"...

As we weigh up whether this Valentine's Day blockbuster is worth, or worthy of, the ticket price it might also be worth asking: "What is happiness?"

TonyLobl • 4 years ago

The Healing Angelina Left On The Cutting Room Floor

Angelina Jolie has turned Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling biography Unbroken into an inspirational hit movie. But could it have been even more inspiring?

TonyLobl • 4 years ago

Are New Drugs Our Only Hope In Facing Antibiotic Armageddon?

Food for thought? Today, Prime Minister David Cameron has launched a panel of experts to focus on dire concerns with antibiotic drugs losing their effectiveness. But are more drugs the only answer, or can spirituality play a part, too?

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

7 (Healthy) Reasons To Let In The "Fresh Air" Of Forgiveness

Is revenge sweet? Not according to visionary thinkers from Maya Angelou to Nelson Mandela to Mary Baker Eddy. Here are some ideas from those who have road-tested the art of forgiving under trying circumstances.

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

7 Reasons That Forgiveness Equals Freedom.

How should you react when you feel you have been wronged? The better way is to turn the other cheek according to noted personalities like Maya Angelou, who walked the talk of forgiving under trying circumstances.

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Homeopathy, Placebos And The Healing Power Of Our Thinking!

An Australian study has set the cat among the pigeons by claiming homeopathy is ineffective, prompting fierce debate between skeptics and adherents. But could it be that there's more to homeopathy than meets the eye of either critics or supporters!

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Christmas Or Stressmas? 7 Spiritual Ways To Bring Out The Joy!

The need to balance work, home and social activities can be intense during the holidays yet it can add stress and reduce joy to be governed by too rigid a to-do list. How about reducing stress and adding joy by giving yourself some spiritual gifts?

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

AIDS: How Deeply Can Love Remove The Stigma?

When it comes to dealing with AIDS can love overcome the stigma…and do even more than that? Is there a healthier, healing way to see ourselves?

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Thanks To Gratitude You're Healthy!

More and more people are recognising the value of a gratitude attitude. Clearly, being grateful is a good thing in and of itself. But can it also be good for your well being? Here are some thoughts.

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Seeing New Possibilities Beyond The 'Superbug' Scare

With The Lancet's latest dire warning about the declining potency of antibiotics is the only way out to seek even more potent medication? Or might there be new horizons to explore in the 'post-antibiotic era' foreseen by the World Health Organisation?

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Spirituality Rules The Britannia Waves!

There's been a more vocal atheism in the past decade and a declining number of church-goers. Yet UK spiritual demographics seem to hold steady. That is, the evidence shows the majority of Brits remain spiritual, whether religious or not.

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

You, Me And Bruce Springsteen Are Not Guilty Of Being Not Good Enough!

The frankness of Bruce Springsteen in talking about his mental health struggles is a shining light to many who wrestle with their own voices of self-loathing. They're not alone, The Boss shares the struggle. But is there a way to quiet those voices?

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

The Key To Healthy Forgiveness

That inner voice - or a perceptive friend! - telling us to “Get over it!” might not only be offering us a moral compass, but sound health advice, too!

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Two Consciousness Journeys Out Of Deep Depression

As a promotional exercise, coffee houses with "the Leonard Cohen vibe" were once sent a free copy of the Tower of Song album. "I'd like to go to some of those," Cohen later said. "I can rarely locate my own vibe." After years of mental illness, though, the folk-poet did finally find his groove, and that can encourage the rest of us.

TonyLobl • 5 years ago

Barking Up The Right Tree - 'Dementia Dogs' And Other Aids To Remembering Who We Are.

A labrador and golden retriever have been trained as "assistant dogs" for two UK dementia patients and more are on their way. Dogs can give meaning to our lives, as do other things - from gardening to prayer. Can these help us in times of need?

TonyLobl • 6 years ago

Nurses And The Spiritual Need

There's been a lot of talk recently about delivering quality and innovation in patient care, and calls for more consistent compassion in the NHS. In celebration and appreciation of the healing role nurses play, here are some thoughts on the benefits of a quality-delivering innovation which can be implemented immediately by anyone.

TonyLobl • 6 years ago

5 Other Ways to Flee the Flu

February celebrated "wise health care consumers" at the same time as newspapers and airwaves conveyed and questioned the need for "flu jabs". Are there other wise choices that could protect us from the flu?

TonyLobl • 6 years ago

5 Ways to Feel Loved - With or Without a Valentine!

Like Charlie Brown's perennially card-free Valentine's Day mailbox, February 14 can sometimes seem empty. But what if a deeper love already fills the vacuum? Here are five ways that can help to feel that love.

TonyLobl • 6 years ago