Health And Wellness - ULC Blog

May is Mental Health Month. You may not be aware of how prevalent issues of depression, anxiety or other types of mental illness are in your faith community. With one out of every five adults and one out of every six you ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

When you are caught in the throes of loneliness, it can be easy to assume that you are the only one who feels the way you do. Many studies, however, report that over 60% of Americans are lonely, and that number has surel ...

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Running and walking are great for your health. They're also excellent ways to raise awareness and money for causes that are important to you. If you have been running for a while, you may have participated in Race for th ...

Category: Equal Rights Health and Wellness

Winter months are a palpable threat to the homeless population in your city. Freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation can make living on the streets unbearable and sometimes even dangerous. Many churches have yearl ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

Stress is an unavoidable part of life; in fact, some stress can even be good for you. But if you don't handle stress well it can quickly become overwhelming, so learning to complete the cycle of stress is important.

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Many people are not as open-minded as they like to think they are, or once were.  If you value your image of yourself as a reasonable individual, try taking some steps to stay as open-minded as you strive to be.

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Reading has many benefits, including reduced stress, improved memory, and even increased positivity and empathy. If you're in a reading rut, you may want to consider

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Caring for any group of people can be mentally, spiritually and physically taxing. Many church leaders, however, tend to deny themselves the care they need. This is a mistake. You cannot be an effective help to others if ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

Forgiving yourself is one of the hardest things you might ever have to do, and can be even more difficult than forgiving others. There are a few practices that can make forgiving yourself easier, however.

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A new year often brings hope and the promise of a new start. Gyms and fitness studios see their largest crowds in January as people resolve that this will be the year that they get down to their target weight or get stro ...

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