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PTSD Awareness and Help

In 2010, the United States Senate established PSTD Awareness Day as a tribute to a North Dakota National Guardsman who took his life after his second tour of duty in Iraq. June 27 is #NationalPTSDAwarenessDay in honor of ...

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How To Find a Great Therapist

Most people don't have any qualms about going to the doctor when they are sick. Many people, however, are hesitant to seek out professional mental health support. This is especially common among religious people who beli ...

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Guidelines for Church Choirs During the Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, most churches have adjusted their service options to online meetings or adopted responsible social distancing guidelines. These safety procedures are especially important for choirs, as s ...

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4 Reasons To Host Church Services Online

Meeting to worship together is a bedrock of many faith traditions. When people can't meet in person, however, it's good to have options that still allow them to participate or keep in touch. Sometimes, in fact, meeting o ...

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How To Comfort Members Who Are Grieving

Grief comes in many forms and for many reasons. The most common event associated with grief is the death of a loved one, but there are many reasons your church members may experience the pain of loss. No matter what prom ...

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Self-Care Doesn't Have To Be Expensive

There’s a myth about self-care that it’s a one-time special event like a luxurious spa retreat or ocean vacation. Self-care is really about taking care of yourself every day. It’s making time for healthcare and exe ...

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Stop and Smell the Roses

Do you have too much to do and not enough time? Even with so many people staying home due to COVID-19 restrictions, it still seems as if most Americans “rush and rush until life’s no fun.” Stopping to smell the ros ...

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The Sikhs and COVID-19

COVID-19 outbreaks have produced a variety of responses from religions of all kinds. Not a group to be overlooked, people of the Sikh faith have made impressive efforts to offer help to those suffering due to the virus. ...

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Has COVID-19 Taken a Higher Toll on Some Religious Groups?

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected people from all walks of life, some people have experienced the repercussions of the virus differently from others. There are several ways the virus is hitting some group ...

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Has Sticking to a Halal Diet Been Made More Difficult by Current Issues?

“Halal” is a term that refers to a good and acceptable way of life for a person who is Muslim. It means the opposite of the word “haram,” another Arabic term that refers to that which is forbidden. There are very ...

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