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May 3, 2017

Author: KATE BAER

Discover mindfulness at upcoming mental health event

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Life is difficult and we all experience pain and stress to varying degrees throughout our lifetime. These emotional, physical and mental pains, sometimes due to stress, bodily injury/disease, or a combination of both, are often inevitable. A fact of life. Pain and stress affect everyone. An old anonymous adage shares, “Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.” Suffering is the emotional context we give to pain. The stories we tell ourselves, our bodies, our minds.

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April 26, 2017

Author: KATE BAER

Annual mental health, addiction resource fair nears

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Join anytime between 4 and 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, for the 3rd annual community- wide Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Abuse Resource Fair in Sheboygan County, at the new location of St. Dominic Parish Activity Center (2133 N. 22nd Street, Sheboygan).

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March 29, 2017

Author: HALEIGH KAISER

Fill your ‘bucket’ with positive actions

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Creating a healthy lifestyle is talked about everywhere you go these days. However, it is not all about diet and exercise. There should also be a focus on mental and emotional health. Researchers have found a correlation between caring for and helping others and an increase in health. An article from BMC Public Health finds that voluntarily helping others is associated with lower depression, increased well-being and a 22 percent reduction in the risk of dying.

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February 22, 2017

Author: LIBBY HOLTE

Time to check in on those New Year’s resolutions

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January first came along, and you were packed full of motivation to make changes for the New Year. No matter how much momentum you had that first week, we all know that winter can be a hard time; sickness is traveling around, workloads are high after the holiday lull, chilly weather makes it hard to stay active, and before we know it — we are already two months into the year. Whether you are on the road to success, or have taken an unexpected detour from your goals, let’s take some time to do a check-in on ways you can take care of your mind, body, home and heart in 2017: Take care of your

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December 14, 2016

Author: KERRI ROBERTSON

Feeling like a Scrooge? How to manage stress

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The holidays seem to be one of those times of the year that people either love or loathe.

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November 2, 2016

Author: PAMELA KRUEGER

Learn to live your best life to increase wellness, longevity

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Do you want to live a longer, happier and healthier life? Wellness plays a significant role in the quality and longevity of your life! What is wellness, anyway? Wellness matters and is often described as a balance of your mind, body and spirit, which results in an overall feeling of well-being.

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September 28, 2016

Author: JOANNA BRANDT

A grateful — and unfinished — story of depression recovery

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Hi, my name is Joanna and I deal with depression,  panic disorder, agoraphobia,  generalized anxiety, ADHD, migraines  and IBS.

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September 7, 2016

Author: KATE BAER

There is Hope’ suicide prevention walk set for Sept. 10

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The International Association for Suicide Prevention and World Health Organization estimate more than 800,000 people die by suicide each year.

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August 31, 2016

Author: KATE BAER

Mindfulness can combat the cycle of constant busyness

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An overflowing to-do list. Places to go and people to see. Bills to be paid. Nonstop activities and taxi service for your kids. Late hours at the office.

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July 29, 2016

Author: JESSICA MINER

County resources directory is valuable

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Every two years Mental Health America in Sheboygan County updates the Directory of Community Resources.

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