Today is the last day of May 2018, which closes out Mental Health Month here in the USA. We have taken time during this month to post regularly about mental health, and I encourage you to take a look back through this month’s blog series. Today, we’ll close the month with some “things to look … Continue reading Responding to Mental Health Needs
Month: May 2018
Monday Mental Health: Mental health is biblical and, well, healthy!
We’re wrapping up Mental Health Month (May 2018) in just a few days. Hopefully, this weekly blog series has raised your understanding and awareness of mental health. But as Christians, we always want to make sure that our understanding of things is true – and we know truth from God himself. What does God think … Continue reading Monday Mental Health: Mental health is biblical and, well, healthy!
Responding to anxiety, doubts, and fears (Part 4): Know the true and living God.
Whenever we feel anxious or fearful, there are certain thoughts going through our mind that are triggering or sustaining that fear. And often, those thoughts are based in some sort of lie from the world and culture around us. In this series, we’ve looked at the importance of testing our thoughts to identify truth, reminding ourselves … Continue reading Responding to anxiety, doubts, and fears (Part 4): Know the true and living God.
Is it a good thing to give “reckless love”?
Most of us have a desire to love people well. We want to love our spouses, our children, our family members, and God himself well. But what does this mean? How do we do it? There is a popular Christian song out right now called Reckless Love by Corey Asbury. It includes lyrics about how … Continue reading Is it a good thing to give “reckless love”?
Monday Mental Health: Mental illness is real, and there are great recovery options
We’re in the middle of Mental Health Month (May 2018). This weekly blog series during the month of May is intended to increase your understanding of “mental health.” So far, we’ve looked at the similarities between our physical and mental health and the ways that things we don’t feel can impact our underlying health. Today let’s … Continue reading Monday Mental Health: Mental illness is real, and there are great recovery options
Monday Mental Health: What’s under the surface has a big impact
May 2018 is Mental Health Month. Last week, we looked at the similarities between our physical health and our mental health. We’ll expand on that today, since both areas can be strongly influenced by things happening inside us that we don’t feel or recognize. Our health is influenced by things we don't even recognize are … Continue reading Monday Mental Health: What’s under the surface has a big impact
A prayer to celebrate mothers today
Parents have a sacred duty from God to raise their children in the fear of the Lord. Mothers are a huge part of this. Mothers comfort, care, encourage, soothe, and equip their children. We may say old clichés like “I brought you into this world, and I can take you out of it!” but the … Continue reading A prayer to celebrate mothers today
Are you stretched too thin?
Last night, my husband and I spent 3 hours in the emergency room for a cut on his hand. Thankfully, there were no complications, and he’s now healing nicely. But of course, this is not how anyone wants to spend an evening. As we checked out and paid our co-pay to the receptionist, I found myself … Continue reading Are you stretched too thin?
Monday Mental Health: A comparison between physical and mental health
May is Mental Health Month 2018. Today, we want to help you better understand your own “mental health” by comparing it to some common experiences with our physical health. The easiest place to start is to think about how you are feeling. If your body feels ill or in pain, this alerts you to a … Continue reading Monday Mental Health: A comparison between physical and mental health
Did you know that May is Mental Health Month?
Did you know that May is Mental Health Month? Over the next few weeks, we’ll start each week with a “Monday Mental Health” blogpost to share information and resources. Our goal is to increase understanding, reduce stigma, and help you better support yourself and others. Let’s start with a simple definition. What is mental health? … Continue reading Did you know that May is Mental Health Month?