Mental Health Awareness Month

May 25, 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal of this over-60-year-old tradition is to raise awareness of mental illness, what life is like for those with mental health conditions, and how to improve mental health and wellness. In addition, another aim is to reduce the stigma around mental health conditions by acknowledging both their prevalence […]

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Link Between Emotional Health and Physical Health

May 10, 2018

2018 “Live Intentionally” Speaker Series Recap: Dr. Thomas Cabell Connection Between Emotional Health and Physical Health   Maybe everything is connected? That idealistic thought is proving true—particularly when it comes to physical and emotional health. At our 2018 “Live Intentionally” Speaker Series about grief and loss, Dr. Thomas Cabell, Cardiologist at Centennial Heart at TriStar […]

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13 Reasons Why

April 24, 2017

  A new Netflix original show related to suicide is drawing a lot of attention, some viewers seeing it as very positive while others are having a more negative reaction to the show and its content. The show is an adaptation of the book by the same name, written by Jay Asher. For parents, the […]

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Slowing Down

November 8, 2016

  How often do you feel busy, overwhelmed, burnt out, and bent over from the weight of all that you have to do? And how often does that leave you feeling unfulfilled in work or relationship? Our culture thrives on busy-ness.  We see those who are caught up in the speed of life who appear […]

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New Blog Post: Generations without fathers

June 30, 2015

by Refuge intern, Christine Gilbert Today’s generation lives in a society that promotes individuality. Unlike previous generations who strove to follow in the family business or honor their family name, today we are told to “be ourselves” no matter the cost. But how do we actually define “ourselves”? We no longer believe age equals wisdom, […]

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