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Posts Tagged: Mental health

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. On average, there are about 121 suicides each day, and half of those involve firearms. Men are ...

Category: Aid, Faith Healing, Health and Wellness, Religion

"The Fantasticks" ran for 42 years off-Broadway, and it's been produced in 67 countries around the world. Its popularity is probably due to its memorable songs, the story and the minimalist set design. The opening number ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Religion

"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will." Zig ZiglarMoods can go up and down each day, sometimes even several times in an hour. Staying positive has been shown to have positive ef ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Morality

Alexander Pope said, "To err is human; to forgive, divine."Merriam-Webster defines forgiveness as "to cease to feel resentment against (an offender)." Most of today's world religions have some kind of teaching on forgive ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

If you find yourself saying yes to everything and being exhausted, you might have a problem setting boundaries. Workaholics often have a problem separating work and home life because they cannot find a balance between th ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Spirituality

Summer might be the ideal time for a vacation, but do you really relax when you've got time off to do things you don't normally do? If you're like most people, you spend a week racing around trying to have as much fun as ...

Category: Health and Wellness

Summer might be the time for vacations, but many people do not come back from a week of travel fully refreshed and revitalized. A hectic work schedule is traded for a frenzied week of visiting as many places as possible, ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion, Spirituality

Most people are aware of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. In 1980, when the American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it was considered controversia ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion

Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day are all very nice holidays when you have a typical family, but what happens when a parent or grandparent has been abusive or passed away? Dealing with these holidays can be ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

In a 2015 article in "Christianity Today," Ed Stetzer writes, "It is common practice in churches, however, to treat mental illness differently. We immediately assume there is something else, some deeper spiritual struggl ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion