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The stress that gets overlooked

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Stress and stress management are growing concerns in today’s work force. They decrease work productivity, affect our health, distract us from work, increase absenteeism, and most of all, they affect the company’s ...

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Death of megachurch pastor near St. Louis ruled a suicide

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The death of Darrin Patrick, pastor of Seacoast Church in Pacific, Mo., has officially been ruled a suicide. Patrick died May 7 from a gunshot wound. According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, ...

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How to reduce your risk for another heart attack

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After a heart attack, as many as 1 in 4 survivors will have another one. Lifestyle changes and working closely with your doctor to manage your health can help minimize the risk ...

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Where to find respite: resources for caregivers

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As caregivers, we love our elders. That is why we care for them, even if it means we are on call or on duty around the clock. We would not have it ...

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Heart attacks up 800% as 600 physicians warn lockdown worse than Covid-19

Statistics are now revealing in many communities, the rise in death from heart attacks now outpaces the number of Covid-19 deaths. That alarming news is the topic of a new grassroots organization ...

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Russell Wilson, Tauren Wells, Stephen Curry discuss faith amid pandemic on Instagram

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Earlier this week, quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks went live on Instagram, splitting the screen with famous Christian artist Tauren Wells. For an hour, the two stars discussed faith in ...

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Pastors advised to protect their mental health during pandemic

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Pastors are struggling as they cope with stressed-out congregations during the pandemic. Their denominational leaders caution them to also look out for their own wellbeing. The National Association of Evangelicals shared advice ...

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5 ways to improve your heart health

heart health

  If you worry that you or someone you love will get heart disease or even have a heart attack, it’s understandable. Heart health is even more important in these times of ...

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Tofu for Christmas?!

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Thinking of the increased stress we can feel during the holiday due to the attacks on Christmas itself, in particular the push to wipe out the focus of Christ.  This movement to ...

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Preparing for a Healthy and Happy Christmas

The Christmas holiday: many of us look forward to this time of year with hearts of excitement as we anticipate time spent with loved ones. But just as the excitement and joy ...

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New website to assist Kansans coping with ag-related stress

Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including the stress of market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These stressful situations have led to heightened focus on ...

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Pastor shares timely message as busy Christmas season heats up

The Christmas season, which should be one of the happiest times of the year for most people, all too often leaves them feeling exhausted and breathing a sigh of relief when the ...

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Study says art makes you mentally healthier, even if you’re not good at it

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Not all of us are artists. But all of us can paint, sculpt, draw, sketch, and do some forms of art, on varying levels. Some of us are just naturally more gifted ...

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation shares his legacy of faith with a new generation

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President Ronald Reagan had a favorite quote inscribed on a plaque that he kept on his desk it the Oval Office: “There is no limit to the amount of good you can ...

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Ministry helps rebuild lives after natural disasters

There are plenty of instances where natural disasters have significantly affected communities across the nation. From tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, floods in Missouri, Iowa and Louisiana and the Northeast, to devastating ...

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President signs Hawley bill addressing police suicides

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Legislation to help stop police officer suicides, and written by Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bipartisan measure restores and expands grant funding ...

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Topeka’s only “Float Therapy” business to hold open house Sunday

Casey Campbell of Midwest Float isn’t just a Float Therapy entrepreneur; he is his own best customer.  After serving for eight years in the United State Army, Casey returned home suffering from ...

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Ted Danson shares tips for healthy aging

In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care providers are critical ...

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Anxiety: Can we beat it?

In my 32 years of practice I have found that anxiety has continued to increase, affecting people who seldom would have wrestled with it in years past. A certain amount of anxiety ...

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Tips for the stress-filled lives of singles

June jumps into our lives and brings with it piles of wedding invitations.  For Christian singles, the fancy cards serve as invites to more than one party: a wedding party and a ...

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10 ways to prevent caregiver depression

Caregivers often prioritize their care recipients’ needs over their own. The sacrifices involved in caregiving place an incredible amount of strain on even the most capable individuals. The resulting feelings of anger, ...

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How to identify and minimize caregiver burden

Most of us have heard of caregiver burnout or are familiar with the trials and tribulations involved with providing care for a loved one. While we may be aware of these unique ...

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6 disciplines for living healthy like a Nutcracker dancer

To be a Nutcracker dancer requires extreme dedication – and at a time when many family and friends are enjoying fatty treats and lounging around watching football. What health lessons can Nutcracker dancers ...

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5 Thanksgiving tips to reduce your budget and stress

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Thanksgiving is a time to remember all that we as individuals, families and a nation have to be grateful. It’s also a time to relax and enjoy a nice dinner with your ...

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A Self-Help Approach to Coping with Caregiver Stress

Caregiving can bring forth an ever-changing kaleidoscope of emotions. These feelings are often bittersweet, and without the proper preparations and assistance, things can quickly skew towards bitter. Left unchecked, many of these ...

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