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Workshop on Community-Led Initiatives to Improve Population Health

Roger Rennekamp ·
The Roundtable on Population Health Improvement will host a 2-day virtual workshop addressing community-led initiatives for population health improvement. This event will feature presentations and discussions on community-led action around a variety of population health improvement areas, including the social determinants of health. The workshop will be held on January 28–29. There will be two sessions daily: 11 am to 1 pm and 2 to 4 pm EST. A copy of the agenda and resources will be posted...
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Simple Plan that Matters

Karl Bradley ·
Time is not a renewable resource. It seems we never have enough. This isn't anything new, it's an age old issue. While no amount of money ever bought us a second of time, here's a simple concept that could...for free. Don't touch anything twice. Open the email, move it on. Get the laundry out of the dryer, put it away. Get those everyday tasks done & move on. Don't wait for the timing to be just right or when you're in the mood. Choose putting effort (time) into opportunities of the...

Re: Move your way to a better day: How exercise can combat stress, anxiety, and depression

Former Member ·
Regular exercise can boost your self-esteem, enhance your mood, help you relax, and alleviate mild depression and anxiety symptoms. Exercise can also help you sleep better, which can be hampered by stress, depression, and anxiety. All of these workout advantages can reduce stress and give you a sense of control over your body and life.
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Movement and Mental Health

Tramayne Richardson ·
As the pandemic continues, the rates of mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression steadily continue to climb. During times of quarantine, while working virtually, or when managing a new schedule, it is easy to forget about adding movement to your day. Sedentary activities like watching tv, video gaming and computer work are dominating our current society while mental health is on the decline. One approach to lowering bouts of anxiety and depression, improving mood, and gaining...

Re: Movement and Mental Health

A. Renee' Hall ·
Such a great and timely article! We must continue to encourage physical activity among our nation's youth (and adults)! Thanks, Tramayne Richardson!
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Practicing Gratitude and Building Better Thoughts

Jason M Jowers ·
For service providers and clients alike, life is a winding road of good things here and bad things there. Actively working toward wiring your brain to acknowledge the good and appreciating those good things can help individuals shape personal strengths and build protections. Creating protective factors which can help cultivate positive mental health and generate an asset-based outlook that reaches all aspects of life. November is National Gratitude Month Gratitude is the practice of being...

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