What You Think Matters

Your mindset is a big deal. And there’s a lot of talk today about the topic of your mindset. What is it? And why is it so important? Too often we only see a person’s success, we don’t see the hours of dedication and practice to fine tune the skills....

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Rules of Engagement 

By Jenniffer Mann Put in simple terms, Rules of Engagement (ROE) traditionally refers to what soldiers can and cannot do whilst engaged in battle.  In a highly charged situation, the potential for miscommunication, leading to the unnecessary use of force, is very high. The commander therefore, will use ROE as a...

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In Everything Give Thanks – Part I 

By Pastor Royston Smith A recent article published by the American Psychosomatic Society stated that COVID-19 lockdown has had a negative impact on the mental health of the British public. In fact, a large percentage of the workforce has experienced depressive or anxiety related thoughts. Often, people with mild depression think they are just feeling sad, and that it will go away with time. However, leaving depression...

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Spiritual Dissonance

By Jenniffer Mann Cognitive dissonance is described as “a feeling of mental discomfort, caused when what we believe is consistently challenged by contrasting behaviour. For example, if we persist in smoking (behaviour) and know smoking causes cancer (cognition), we are in a state of cognitive dissonance.” As a Christian, it would remiss of...

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Fear Not – Part II

By Pastor Royston Smith Water came crashing from all directions filling the little boat as it danced violently on the waves. The seasoned, seafaring fishermen had never experienced anything like this before. They were in unchartered waters, literally! Their lives flashed before their eyes. This they thought was the end. When we experience fear, adrenaline floods the bloodstream resulting in an increased...

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Beyond Seeing

By Jenniffer Mann Hi. For those of you who don’t who I am, my name is Jenniffer.  Please note, that I said for those of you who don’t know who I am. I could have said, for those who don’t know me. Semantics? I believe not.  It’s true there are many...

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