mental health

How to Cope with Death: 5 Suggestions

My grandmother died last week. It wasn’t tragic or surprising. She was quite old, and her health had been declining for several years. Still, though, I felt sad about her death. There’s a finality about death that can be overwhelming. No more eating Chinese food, listening to Grandma talk to …

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Humility, Growth, and Emotional Well-Being

This post is Part 8 in a 12-part blog series on humility and growth. (If you missed the first post, you can find it here.) In this post, I will explore how the model of humility and growth can be applied to our emotional health and well-being. Mental health can …

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Religion, The Church, and Sexual Abuse

I just finished reading another article about a sexual abuse scandal in the church. It was difficult to read. There were stories about church leaders who (a) covered up sexual abuse, (b) pressured victims and their families to forgive the abusers and not go to the authorities, and (c) shamed …

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