Tag: mental health

31 Days of Getting Out of the House

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One day, near the end of December, it dawned on me that I had gotten too comfortable in my house and expandable sweatpants.   It was...

When Freezin’ the Season, Get Outside Anyway!

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Nebraska native? New in town? The Midwest winter can be a rollercoaster ride. Cooler weather is a guarantee. Embrace the winter months and head...

5 Positive Strategies to Combat Secondhand Stress (and 3 Not-So-Great Ones)

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Have you ever heard of the term "Secondhand Stress"? A couple of years ago, my husband went to a local bar because he heard the...

Raising a Worrier:: Tips to Help Them Realize They’re Warriors

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Not everything that weighs you down is yours to carry.” --Anonymous These are the words I want my 9-year-old to understand. I have three children....

My Anxiety/Panic Attacks:: How My Family Supported Me

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My anxiety/panic attacks seemed to come out of nowhere. I was baffled as to why I was feeling the way I was feeling. My husband...

Waves of Rage and Emotion During A Global Pandemic

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Rage and emotion come to me in waves. Each one gets bigger and more powerful until they take me completely over. I've never felt...

Postpartum Depression After Our First Child—Guilt Remains

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Laying in bed with my husband, I turned to him and started gushing about how much I love our sweet, cuddly, perfect 4-month-old daughter....

What is Normal:: Mindfulness in a World that Feels Out of...

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So far, the year 2020 has been a year of immense challenge and fear. We are experiencing a pandemic, racial and political unrest, and...

Worry and Anxiety from Information Sensationalism in Our Kids

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Don't look now, but your kids are watching. They're listening. They're taking it all in. And it may be causing worry and anxiety. Our kids...

Anxiety is a Gift:: Learning This in the Midst of a...

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The week of March 15th was rough for me.  I had been following the news of the coronavirus spread around China, South Korea, Washington,...

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Fish Fry: The Ultimate Guide to Lenten Season in Omaha 2021

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We are pleased to present our 2021 Fish Fry Guide around the Omaha area. Fish fries remind me of chicken nuggets. Strange, I know. Growing...

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