Articles Tagged Mental Health - 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 ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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.

Category: Health and Wellness

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.

Category: Health and Wellness

In Galatians, the Apostle Paul lists joy as one of the fruits of the spirit, or one of the ways you can know the spirit of God is present. It makes sense, then, that believers would pursue joy in their own lives. What i ...

Category: Spirituality

Everyone wants to lead a happy life. Comparing yourself to others to gauge your satisfaction, however, often leads to restlessness or disappointment due to the fear of missing out. In a culture that turns happiness and f ...

Category: Technology

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 ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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 ...

Category: Health and Wellness

For those living with shame or guilt stemming from something that happened at church, returning to church later in life can be difficult. As an ally, kindness, patience, and understanding will be key.

Category: Morality