2018-04_LT-SelfCare

What it Really Means to Practice Self-Care

As good Christians, we are told to put our own needs aside for the good of the other, but there comes a point where we sacrifice so much of our own energy and resources that we no longer have anything good left for ourselves, our work, our relationships, or our spirituality.

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18 Things to do Before you Turn 18

Turning 18 is a big point in a person’s life. It’s an age that signifies adulthood. But there’s a lot of life to be lived before you hit that age.

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Comparing Isn’t Helping You and Here’s Why…

Albert Einstein famously said the following: “Every one is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” More often than not, I believe we are the fish, judging ourselves on our inability to […]

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What the Saints Have to Say About Stress

We have some great examples of saints who found ways to invite Christ into their stress and share with us the wisdom that comes with that peace. Stressful situations pop up and are a part of life, so here’s some encouragement from saints that’ll help you refocus and get through those hard times…

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To the Heights: Finding God in Nature

If you’ve ever tried your hand at rock climbing, perhaps you can see how there is lot to learn about God in the metaphor of this sport.

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Food for Body & Soul: Honoring God by How You Eat

When we nourish our bodies with good food, we are affirming the dignity we have as children of God and preparing ourselves to carry out the work of God here on Earth.

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Keeping Your Faith on the Field

With the pep rallies and pom-poms though comes a tough fact: it can be a struggle to balance your playing time with your praying time.

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I Hate You, Food: My Struggle with Anorexia

I weighed myself 20 times a day. I allowed myself 100 or 200 calories a day. If I survived the day on 100 calories, I considered it to be a good day. If I had overeaten, which meant 300 calories, I made sure to punish myself the next day by running more miles and eating more meager portions.

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5 Things That Aren’t Helping Your Body Image

There are two kinds of people in this world, the people who struggle with body image and the people who lie about it.

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The Truth about Diets and Weight Loss: An Interview with Dr. John

Everywhere you look, there’s an ad, magazine cover, or commercial telling you what the new hotness is in diet secrets and workouts. It can be confusing and honestly . . . how do you know what to believe? Don’t let the smiling, skinny people in the ads convince you; you need someone you can trust. That’s why I asked Dr. John Oertle some questions about diets, weight loss, and how you as a teen should approach your health. He’s an awesome, Catholic doctor who’s passionate about sharing the truth about the wonderful body God gave each of us. Enjoy!

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