Articles from the Newsleter

Our promise to you

Our team recently joined together creating a formal statement confirming our role during the current time of international uncertainly. We’re sharing it here in the hope that it will remind you that we are here for you. May we all have the courage and faith to be...

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Helping employees deal with challenges

Employers have a lot on their shoulders as a result of our country's challenges that are so close to home. Expectations come from all kinds of regulators, friends, and stakeholders. How can you ensure safety for your team? How do you continue your processes in ways...

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Being the best parent you can during times of uncertainty

I think every parent has asked (and probably more than once) “Why didn’t somebody tell me how to do this?” Whether it’s toilet-training, negotiating truces between siblings, convincing a picky eater that vegetables won’t kill him, or enforcing bedtime, parenting...

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Self-care isn’t selfish

We’re all coping with the significant challenges in our lives and we're doing the best we can to help meet the needs of those around us. Here's a friendly reminder: while you’re trying to do all that, remember to take time to care for your own needs, too. Here are a...

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Using 4 Cs to remain resilient

When facing situations like we have recently, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and frustrated. No matter what the experts say, there is really no way to predict the future. What if, instead, we focused on what it takes to be resilient? Care to Change’s team of...

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Are there bright sides to COVID?

I suppose it’s hard to imagine how a fast-spreading disease that has killed tens of thousands of Americans could have any positive attributes. People are grieving, sacred, and the rate of anxiety is at an all time high. No one has been unaffected by COVID. The...

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Leader’s lines: Because people of faith struggle too

There’s a dangerous stigma plaguing far too many churches and people of faith. It’s the idea that mental health challenges such as anxiety and depression are symptoms of a lack of faith, or that people just need to pray or read their Bible more to “get rid of”...

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Faith alone won’t fix anxiety and depression

It’s okay to love Jesus and have anxiety. Feeling depressed does not mean someone’s faith just isn’t as strong as it should be. Mental health issues are not a sign that an individual’s prayer life is weak or flawed. Many of the old stigmas surrounding mental health...

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Why should you care about trauma-competent classrooms?

Why do some children sit in a classroom, listen attentively, and behave well, while others find it almost impossible to focus and lash out against the adults who are trying to teach them? For generations, the assumptions have been about how they were raised or how...

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Suicide and your congregation

Death is inevitable and inescapable, and for many church leaders, it represents the most challenging part of ministering to congregations. Watching people grieve and contend with loss is difficult, even when their faith is strong and they know their loved one has...

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