Healthy Living - "In The Know" Blog

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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. I have no disclosures and any information provided is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. Although I am a professional I reserve the right to change the focus or content of this blog or how I manage or run this blog at any time.

—Kim Runge, RN

Healthy Habits for Kids

Healthy Habits for Kids

Introducing healthy eating habits to kids early on is essential for building a lifetime of healthy choices. Check out this fact sheet to help your little one make healthy choices....

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Making Activity A Priority

Making Activity A Priority

Prioritizing physical activity during your busy day can seem like a daunting task. But with the right mindset, it is possible! Link: https://www.mindfood.com/article/seven-ways-to-make-exercise-a-daily-priority/

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Finding a solution for depression

Finding a solution for depression

Depression often displays a combination of symptoms. Finding a solution takes time and effort--but it can be done! Link: https://www.castcenters.com/blog/5-most-common-solutions-for-depression

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Life Line Sept 2022

Life Line Sept 2022

Don’t let cardiovascular disease and stroke get in the way of the life you love. Schedule an affordable, accurate health screening, or health scan today. St. Timothy is hosting a Life Line Screening on Saturday, September 10, 2022. For more information or to register...

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Why Your Skin Gets Drier as You Age

By age 60, almost every adult finds their skin is more arid than it used to be, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Dry patches can strike anywhere, though they're especially common on the legs, elbows and upper arms. But why? Dry skin is, in part,...

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When Sadness Turns Into More..

When Sadness Turns Into More..

When sadness turns into more: Depression statistics everyone should know  Website: https://www.verywellmind.com/depression-statistics-everyone-should-know-4159056

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Just One Step…

Just One Step…

Did you know you can improve your health just by taking a walk daily? Just taking one step forward uses over 200 muscles! Learn More: https://blog.uvahealth.com/2019/01/08/15-fun-facts-exercise/

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Healthy Options for the Busy Family

Healthy Options for the Busy Family

One wonderful service brought on by the food industry is the wide world of at-home meal subscription services. What in the world is a meal subscription? I’m glad you asked! Meal subscription services come under a variety of names – Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, Home Chef,...

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Eating Healthy Can Help With Depression

Eating Healthy Can Help With Depression

There's fresh evidence that eating a healthy diet, one that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables and limits highly processed foods, can help reduce symptoms of depression." Always check with your doctor if you have any questions....

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Anxiety Affects Many…

Anxiety Affects Many…

Anxiety affects millions of Americans every year. Use this graphic to develop coping mechanisms to use when you feel anxious. https://healthwatchoxfordshire.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Final_English_Coping_Strategies_for_anxious_times-.pdf

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I Shouldn’t Have Put That On My Skin

Periodically I receive information from the Illinois Poison Center. Most of the information is interesting and helpful. Today I am sharing with you news about our skin. It is important to realize that your skin is your largest organ that is made up of water, protein,...

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Daily Stretching to Age Well

One of our goals in life is to be able to do what we want and need to do whether it is to get to work, complete a task or just get out of bed. Quality of life is an important aspect of our physical, mental and emotional being. Our daily attitude helps jump start us to...

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St. Timothy Covid-19 Policy Update

St. Timothy Covid-19 Policy Update

What is St. Timothy doing about Covid-19? Our continued goal at St. Timothy is to provide a safe environment for all who gather and worship. Our Health and Wellness committee, along with our church council, will continue to follow the current CDC guidelines and...

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