• Daily Devotional
    March 29, 2018-Escaping Stress Part 1

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want (Psalm 23:1, NIV). Friend to Friend Stress is a familiar and faithful companion. It doesn’t matter where life takes us, we will encounter...

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  • Daily Devotional
    January 17, 2018-I Belong to Him

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Stress Relief Tactics for the Elderly
    Stress Relief Tactics for the Elderly

    Stress is one of the top causes for heart disease. It’s not easy to deal with, and it just gets more difficult as we get older. However, not all stress is bad or difficult. There is a...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • June 10, 2015-Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23:1, NKJV). Friend to Friend Stress happens … a lot. In fact, stress seems to be a constant companion in many of our lives. Yes, we...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Why De-Stressing Matters

    By Vanessa Voltolina for Discover and Play− According to The American Institute of Stress, unmanaged stress has been connected to 75 to 90 percent of medical visits. As the summer approaches, many of your friends and family...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Hormones, Stress and Weight Gain

    By Debra Atkinson – You have nearly a dozen hormones acting on you at any one time. It’s no wonder if you feel “off” sometimes. The hormone that gets your attention first is often estrogen. When it...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Foods to Fight Stress

    By Sarah Baker for Discover and Play– When you think of comfort foods, what pops up in your mind? Pizza, pasta, ice cream and cookies? We eat comfort foods in times of stress, but these foods we...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • When Someone You Know Struggles With Fear, Anxiety or Stress

    By Stanley Popovich – What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Stress
    Just What the Doctor Ordered: Top Apps to Reduce Stress

    Chronic stress has an adverse effect on health, including digestive problems, mood disorders, and even cardiovascular disease, among many others. Physicians know lifestyle changes can have a significant impact on combating stress, though they have little control...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • That Job Is Totally Stressful–But the Best!

    Can stress be a good thing? Can it heighten experience, help bring individual creativity to our work?  “Stress illuminates our values,” says Dr. Larina Kase psychologist and author. “If we didn’t care about something, we wouldn’t worry about it.”...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Managing the Fear and Anxiety of the Unknown

    By Stan Popovich – Almost everybody worries about what will happen in the future. The prospect of not knowing if something good or bad will happen to you in the near future can produce a lot of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Money, Debt and Stress

    By Lynn Hayes – My school district offered the services of a financial advisor, and I visited her several times before deciding to retire.  After teaching ten-year-olds for 35 years, I was looking forward to depositing my...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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