Health Corner

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The information provided is for the purpose of education and resource only and should not be taken as advice and is not a substitute for professional advice. Any links enclosed are for the sole purpose of reliable research and are in no way a reflection of products or companies endorsed by St. Timothy Lutheran Church. We have no disclosures and any information provided is accurate and true to the best of our knowledge. Although we are professionals we reserve the right to change the focus or content of this blog or how we manage or run this blog at any time.

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Our Mental Health Matters

Our Mental Health Matters

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Our mental health matters. This week’s links: MHA – Things you can say when you are not “fine” https://mhanational.org/sites/default/files/MHM/2024/toolkit/Youre-not-fine-fact-sheet.pdf MHA – What to say when someone tells you...

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Health Corner – The Value of Intergenerational Connection

Health Corner – The Value of Intergenerational Connection

THE VALUE OF INTERGENERATIONAL CONNECTION by Susie Merrihew, MSW, LCSW Some of my most cherished memories include many of you at St. Timothy. Camp Noah, a ministry that brings hope and healing to children who have been impacted by natural disaster, has been near and...

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Health Corner – Guidelines for Greeter

Health Corner – Guidelines for Greeter

GUIDELINES FOR GREETERS by Jana Tindall RN, BSN Happy Easter, Christ has risen!   Romans 12:13 Contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality. You might have noticed recently that you are being met at the front door when you arrive for weekend church...

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Health Corner – Time for Reflection

Health Corner – Time for Reflection

TIME FOR REFLECTION by Susie Merrihew, MSW, LCSW As odd as it may sound, Lent is my favorite of the liturgical seasons. Something about Lent speaks directly to my heart. Perhaps it’s because Lent is a season where we become more realistic about who we are. “Remember...

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Health Corner – Heart Disease Prevention

Health Corner – Heart Disease Prevention

Heart Disease Prevention Our beloved custodian Amado Martinez was at work at St. Timothy on October 13, 2023. Later that day he passed away suddenly and far too young of coronary heart disease at age 42. He left behind his beautiful wife Sylvia, and their 3 wonderful...

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Health Corner – New Beginnings

Health Corner – New Beginnings

“This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2024, some may still be finalizing their new year’s resolutions. Others may be leery of making a resolution for fear of ‘breaking” it before the...

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Health Corner – COVID, RSV & Flu reminder…

Health Corner – COVID, RSV & Flu reminder…

COVID, RSV & Flu Reminder Be mindful this winter season of illnesses. Washing your hands frequently is your best protection. Stop the spread of germs and cough or sneeze into your elbow, not your hands. It is not too late to get your vaccines! Do your best to...

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Health Corner – Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Health Corner – Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV): “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ...

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Health Corner – Every Day Can Be a Day of Thanksgiving

Health Corner – Every Day Can Be a Day of Thanksgiving

Yes, it’s a bit cliché to be writing about gratitude during the month of Thanksgiving. But an “attitude of gratitude” doesn’t need to be saved just for Thanksgiving Day. Gratitude has been a tool in a clinician’s toolbox for decades and has been foundational to the...

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Benefits of stretching now

Benefits of stretching now

Maintain body functioning as you age by practicing stretching daily and reap the benefits in later life! Resource Article Link:  https://arapc.com/maintaining-flexibility-with-aging/

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Lead a Healthy Life Survey

Lead a Healthy Life Survey

Please join us for a  short survey after the  service on March 18, 19, 25, & 26.  If you are unable to join us after worship, you can complete the survey by scanning this QR Code with your phone camera and following the link. Thank you for  your help! Having...

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Lead a Healthy Life Survey

Lead a Healthy Life Survey

Please join us for a  short survey after the  service on March 18, 19, 25, & 26.  If you are unable to join us after worship, you can complete the survey by scanning this QR Code with your phone camera and following the link. Thank you for  your help! Having...

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Am I lazy or depressed?

Am I lazy or depressed?

If you struggle with depression, you may be worried some people perceive your behaviors as laziness. Am I lazy or depressed? What’s going on with me? Resource Article Link:  https://psychcentral.com/depression/depression-and-laziness

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