Articles from the Newsleter

7 mental health myths

Everyone knows about mental health, right? And if you were to experience a mental health challenge, you’d recognize it and know the right steps to take, wouldn’t you? You might be surprised, but often, the people who need help the most don’t believe they could benefit...

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Do you know the warning signs of mental illness?

We’ve all observed behavior in others that made us stop and wonder if they are okay or whether they might be experiencing a mental health challenge. Sometimes we may act, but it’s not unusual to dismiss those moments by concluding the person is simply having a bad...

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Care for providers … by providers

You spend your day helping others overcome challenges to live happier and more meaningful lives. It’s difficult work, and it can be emotionally and physically exhausting, but it’s satisfying. It’s good to know people who need help have you to turn to. But who do you...

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Investing in mental health is good for your business

Company leaders typically agonize before making key investments in their businesses. Maybe it’s making a case for a new piece of technology, moving into a new market, or adding a few thousand square feet to a facility. Most of the time, the investments pay off...

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Unlocking the power of your people

We’ve heard it for years, and if anyone hadn’t been listening, the Great Resignation made it abundantly clear: people are a company’s most important asset. Right now, though, that asset is in a delicate spot. As people recover from the many stresses of the pandemic,...

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Leader’s lines: Leave no one behind

Much as I wish it hadn’t taken a pandemic to bring mental health to the forefront, I firmly believe we’ll be better off for it. Besides showing us the importance that connection is in all aspects of our lives. The pandemic reminded us that everyone feels stress from...

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How churches can help couples

Ask any pastor, and they’ll you the key to a strong congregation is strong families. It’s one of the reasons we approach marriage with such joy. When a couple sharing a belief in Christ’s love unites in matrimony, the church grows in size and impact. We celebrate...

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Feel lonely in a home full of people?

Daniel can’t understand it. How can he be lonely when five other people share his home? Everyone’s tripping over each other all the time, yet Daniel feels he’s living all by himself. On the rare occasions when everyone’s at the dinner table, the room is so quiet. He...

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The art of letting relationships go

One of the hardest lessons life teaches us is that sometimes, relationships we have with those around us must come to an end. Whether it’s a friend who has betrayed confidences, a spouse for whom fidelity seems impossible, or a relative who constantly creates toxic...

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When important conversations run into dead ends

“Just once I’d like to be able to talk with Jake about money and not have it end up in an argument,” Melissa thinks. Every time Brooke and her mother are in the same room, the yelling starts. Brady has tried to discuss his mother’s dementia with Dad, but they never...

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