The religious scholar, former nun and inter-faith activist, Karen Armstrong, has called upon faith leaders to collaborate to promote peaceful coexistence. You can see her interview with Al Jazeera’s Riz Khan below. The Charter for Compassion is an excellent initiative that works to bring people of faith together – have a look at the website … More A Call for Compassion…….
I’ve just stumbled upon an incredibly moving and courageous TED talk by Prof. JD Schramm on suicide survivors. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore … More JD Schramm: Break the silence for suicide survivors
One in three people will be affected by cancer at some stage in their life. One in four of us will experience some sort of mental health issue at some stage in our lives. Although the statistics on the incidence of these two diseases are similar, societal perception is poles apart. Mental illness is just … More Musings on Mental Health, Stigma & the Christian Response