Posts from 2016

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If you feel Suicidal Talk to a survivor of Suicide

by Dr. Norman Wise

First Call For Help – Broward County 24-Hour Helplines – Dial 211 (954) 537-0211 First Call for Seniors (954) 390-0485 Teen Hotline (954) 567-TEEN (954) 567-8336 Phone Friend for Kids up to 13 (954) 390-0486   If you or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please reach out for hope by […]

Meditation on the mass murder in Orlando

by Dr. Norman Wise

Meditation and prayer on the shooting in Orlando “(15) Thus says the LORD,”A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation, and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; She refuses to be comforted for her children Because they are no more.” [Jeremiah 31:15 NASB] What has happened? “Orlando, Florida (CNN)An American-born man who’d pledged allegiance […]

How to stop love of death self-talk

by Dr. Norman Wise

Love of Death Self-Talk What is self-talk? Self-talk a person’s internal dialogue, which can be positive and motivational or negative and demotivating. Part of this internal dialogue can be a wish for death or idealization about suicide. How can we weaken such internal conversation? One is to replace this focus on death as an answer […]

Finding Peace in difficult times

by Dr. Norman Wise

The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world as […]