Hurricane Florence is coming to Florence, and the weather predictions tell us to expect torrential winds, rain, floods, and power outages. For many of us, this creates stress, anxiety, worry, and fear – and when you’re stuck inside for days at a time, boredom! Make sure that you and your family are physically safe during … Continue reading Ten Tips for Your Mental Health During a Major Storm
Everyone experiences different seasons of life. While our life seasons are not as predictable as the seasons of nature, we can predict that eventually they will come. We will know summer: sunshine, happiness, fun. We will move into autumn, a season of change, busyness, and diligence. Eventually, we experience a season like winter, cold, dark, … Continue reading Finding rhythm in a new season of life
We are in the full swing of summertime. It’s not South Carolina without the heat and the sunshine. And here in Florence, we’re close enough to enjoy a few trips to the beach as well. The temperature may make us feel like we’re melting, but I hope that in reality you and your family are … Continue reading Four strategies for a thriving summer
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
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!
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
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
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? 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?
Did your parents teach you to say please and thank you? Are you teaching these courtesies to your kids today? Hopefully, the answer is yes. We train our kids to say these things as a picture of the kind of heart and character that we are trying to instill. Our goal is to create a heart … Continue reading Developing a Heart of Gratitude