Mental Health

October 28, 2016

Vote Good Health: Elect to Make Simple Changes to Relieve Stress

By Erin Young Stressed out? Instead of sitting all day at your desk, get in a little stress-busting workout with these six exercises. 6 Desk Exercises, Office Relaxation and Stress Relievers   Paper Pushups – Good for: Strengthening arms How to do it: With both hands on your desk, walk your feet back to a 45 […]

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April 21, 2016

Breaking Good: TV Binge-Watching and Your Health

Hooked on watching The Walking Dead or Portlandia by the season? Or perhaps you plan to wait until the entire season of Game of Thrones becomes available, instead of watching in real-time each week? According to research released at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in November 2015, binge-watching is “significantly associated with TV […]

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December 17, 2015

Grief at the Holidays: Finding Ways to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

By Tyra Goodman Bereavement Counselor, CarePartners There’s no doubt the holidays are a hectic and stressful time. But when you are also grieving the loss of a loved one, the season can be a painful reminder of their absence. This time of year can be especially challenging for grievers, as the holidays are presented as […]

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January 26, 2015

7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF READING

I have always enjoyed reading books—print, digital and audio. That’s a large part of the reason why I became an editor many years ago. I also enjoy working here at Mission Health. I especially like it when something I love and my job meet in fun ways.

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January 14, 2015

National Dress Up Your Pet Day!

Jan. 14, 2015 is National Dress Up Your Pet Day, and what better way to celebrate than to recognize our four-legged heroes! Mission Health is fortunate enough to have one of the largest Pet Therapy programs in the country called Paws On A Mission. Pet therapy helps to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Pet […]

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