Anxiety

Post-Holiday-Blues
Emotional and Mental Health

An Expert Tells Us How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues During a Pandemic

Feeling anxious, lonely, or depressed is normal during and after the holidays. Here are some things that might help. 

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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Prayers for when you're impatient
How to Pray

3 One-Word Prayers When You’re Feeling Impatient

Instead of being frustrated about a delay or interruption, invite God to fill the time.

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Reassuring a family member
Positive Living

Managing ‘What If I Get Covid?’ Anxiety

How families can keep worry in its place during the pandemic

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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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