Mental Health Blog2017-10-25T19:34:59+00:00

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Fighting the Stigma of Mental Health

1504, 2020

Mental Health during COVID-19

In the middle of this COVID-19 global pandemic we all share something in common--feelings of social isolation, worry, and job insecurity. We all need mental health support, especially those who are susceptible to the most stress during this crisis: older people, those with chronic health conditions, children and teens, health care workers, and people grappling with mental health conditions, including substance use. Building Bridges to Mental Wellness This is why His Heart Foundation is continuing to serve those who are suffering. We recently heard from Jenny* who was in a deep depression when she reached out [...]

1304, 2020

COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

Special Note:  During the COVID-19 epidemic, we know that increased stress in the home can bring wear and tear on our families and relationships. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime— and the risks to victims are severe. Whenever there is violence in the home this can create additional negative mental as well as physical health issues. At His Heart Foundation, we encourage you to reach out for help if your home [...]

604, 2020

Tips for Teens during the COVID-19

Life changes fast and often. With what has been currently going on due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, many teens lives have been tossed around and left in uncertainty. Sure, it’s nice to have a little break from school, however dealing with lack of social interaction and uncertainty, (not to mention being in the same space as your family!) can leave even the most school avoidant person wishing they were back in those hallways and classrooms. As a mental health therapist to teens, many of my clients have been trying to adjust to this new [...]

3103, 2020

Counseling During COVID-19

Most of us are feeling increased stress and anxiety as we face the issues surrounding COVID-19.  There are financial pressures, anxieties around the virus itself, and stress with the complete upheaval of our normal lives. This is the ideal time to reach out for counseling in order to mitigate greater problems for our physical, spiritual, and mental health. But many people are canceling appointments, or not reaching out for help at all. What You Need to Know About Counseling During COVID-19 It’s Accessible Financially: Many counselors are lowering their fees, offering sliding scales, or even waiving co-pays [...]

2303, 2020

15 Strategies to Reduce Anxiety Around COVID-19

15 Mental Health Strategies to Reduce Anxiety and Fear Around the COVID-19 Pandemic Focus on what you can do (i.e. Wash hands, avoiding large groups, following public health recommendations, etc…). Let go of what you can’t control. Turn the situation over to the higher power: pray, journal, meditate to release what you have no control over. Do what you can to stay healthy (i.e. exercise, eat your fruits and veggies, eat less sugar, get the sleep you need, drink tea/water). Find the silver lining; seek gratitude (i.e. more time for house projects, family/couple time, coziness, reading, catching [...]

1603, 2020

Top 10 Traits of Successful Remarriage

“Marriage has the power to set the course of your life as a whole. If your marriage is strong, even if all the circumstances in your life around you are filled with trouble and weakness, it won't matter. You will be able to move out into the world in strength.” Timothy Keller, The Meaning of Marriage Having a strong and successful re-marriage takes some specific intention and hard work. Our desire to have a strong marriage isn’t enough. Purposeful choices matter so let’s look at ten traits that successful remarriages have in common: Be your spouse’s biggest [...]

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