2018-08_LT-MentalHealth

Things That Aren’t Helping Your Mental Health

God created us body, mind, and soul and we can’t forget that He calls us to take care of our minds as well as our bodies and souls. So, what does good mental health look like?

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Agree to Disagree?… Discussing Faith with Friends

While it is not a bad thing to be passionate about certain topics and issues (especially when it comes to our religious beliefs), we need to realize that the people we speak to — and their perspectives on the matter — are just as important as we are.

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Shame, Shame, go Away

Shame is rooted deep within our hearts. Whether you geographically move, change schools, or try to erase memories, shame still has a way of affecting us.

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20 Ways to Make Your Friday Night Anything but Boring

The reality is, you’re not going to live that life sitting at home, binge-watching Netflix on a Friday night. So here are 20 ways to make your Friday night anything but boring…

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

As my personal life and social media routines revolved more around the satisfaction of others, my freedom and ability to love myself was slowly deteriorating.

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Dealing With Anxiety as a Catholic

When I began to see just how much anxiety was affecting me, I started to pray and pray that God would alleviate this burden from my life.

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Journeying Through Grief

“Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Recently I attended a grief retreat where participants were grieving the loss of children, parents, family members, illnesses, family separation, relationships, childhood innocence, dreams they once had for the future, and so much more. I witnessed honesty, vulnerability […]

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2018-04_LT-MentalHealth

Why You Should Take Your Mental Health Seriously

I know from experience that my anxiety increases during times when I stray from God and remain stuck in sin. But mental health cannot be reduced to a lack of love for Jesus because it is a complicated psychological and biological reality.

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This Summer, Find Purpose in Education

Regardless of what you’ve heard, there is no perfect “American Dream”; but if you dream of using your best attributes to fulfill the mission God has for you, that within itself is perfect.

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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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