Due to Covid-19, extreme weather and other phenomena, our nation is awash in grief and loss. Even emotionally resilient people are mourning from loss … of loved ones, of restricted mobility, of a vision of a stable future. How to cope? Health.com has put together an assortment of helpful articles.
As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, we all become more vulnerable. In addition to checking for fever, be sure to check your mental health temperature, too. This article offers helpful suggestions. (Image: Kami Rao, Creative Commons)
Think about your emotional well-being. Assess your emotional health regularly. Consider the particular demands or stresses you are facing and how they are affecting you. Give yourself permission to take a break from your worries and concerns. Dedicating even a short time every day to your mental fitness will reap significant benefits. You’ll feel rejuvenated […]
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we often focus on getting a better body but ignore our mental health. This article from Time magazine lists some ideas for emotional and mental fitness, drawing on the work of psychologist Guy Winch, who says, ” “If our dental hygiene were as poor as our emotional hygiene, […]
Stress comes with the job for most clergy. . Pastors need to be aware of factors that ratchet up the stress — and things they can do to maintain equilibrium, says this report from the Presbyterian Church (USA). (Photo © styf – Fotolia.com)