Anxiety

Peggy Frezon with her husband Mike, and her therapy dog Ernest. Photo by Roy Gumpel
Service Animals

A Golden Retriever Helped Her Handle Her Panic Attack

She’d trained Ernest as a therapy dog, but now she needed his help with her anxiety.

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3 tips for self-massage
Living Longer, Living Better

3 Easy Self-Massage Techniques to Calm Your Body and Mind

Three simple movements to ground and refresh you in moments of stress.

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Dog trainer Peggy Frezon
Service Animals

A Dog Trainer Shares How Therapy Benefits Those with Anxiety

Peggy Frezon shares how she came to be inspired to train therapy dogs and offers tips on how to deal with anxiety.

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Keeping the family peace
Family

How to Avoid Family Meltdowns During the Pandemic

Relationships will be tested as long as COVID-19 is part of our national vocabulary. Give yourself space to stay true to what’s most important.

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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Firefighter in California
How to Pray

Pray a Litany in a Season of Wildfires

When natural disasters threaten homes and lives, here are words to calm fears and guide thoughts.

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American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall
Emotional and Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health in the Agricultural Community

American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall is helping farmers and ranchers take control of their mental health one conversation at a time.

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Feeling self-compassion
Life Advice

4 Compassionate Ways to Ease Up on Yourself

Practice self-kindness and give yourself space to get through hard times with these simple tips.

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How to have a positive outlook
Life Advice

How to Look Ahead with Real—Not Fake—Positivity

A new season brings a fresh wave of worry about the future of the pandemic. Here’s how to name it, claim it and reframe it.

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When God shows up on the subway
Power of Prayer

When God Shows Up on the Subway

Stuck on the tracks during an unsettling delay, the prayers, the compassion, the connection all come to life.

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