9 ways to boost brainpower

Your brain is your central operating system. It controls your reasoning, planning, communication, speech, decision-making, problem-solving, movement,...
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The moments you don’t see coming

Enjoy this monthly post written by Patrick Riecke, director, Chaplaincy and Volunteer Services. Twelve-year-old me on a yellow bus. I have blocked out...
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Being mindful of your breath

Enjoy this monthly mindfulness post from Dave Johnson, PhD, CNS- BC, LMFT, employee assistance specialist. Are you breathing? Seriously … are you...
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Antidepressants: What you need to know

According to the CDC, about one in ten Americans take prescription antidepressant medications. Many elements can lead to depression, and what may...
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Meditate in 3 simple steps

Have you ever felt curious about meditating? Maybe it’s time to slow down, block out all the noise, and practice a little mindfulness. The benefits of...
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Connectedness and the web of life

Enjoy this monthly mindfulness post from Dave Johnson, PhD, CNS- BC, LMFT, employee assistance specialist. I have a house that is a period...
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A Mother’s Day hug

Enjoy this monthly blog post from Patrick Riecke, director, Chaplaincy and Volunteer Services. “I’m not angry, I am just disappointed.” - Mom. That’s...
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Depression and the elderly

Many people find themselves caring for their parents later in life. Often a decline in physical health prompts an increase in care, but as Alicia...
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Self-compassion: How to be your own best friend

When someone we care for is feeling down, we’d like to think we would be first in line to help pick them back up. But are we doing that for ourselves...
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5 strategies for suicide prevention in teens

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the observance, combined with an onslaught of press and conversation around the Netflix series “13 Reasons...
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