Our blog covers events and activities that involve donors and volunteers; tips to strengthen your family; and news, information, updates and helpful insights from the CEO and the leadership staff of Heartland Family Service.
Adolescents are notorious for their moods. Most of us have seen the teenager who is laughing one minute and locked in his bedroom the next minute upset and angry about something. While this is not necessarily cause for alarm (although it can be annoying), it can be if it lasts for a long time. An adolescent who no longer enjoys the activities he once enjoyed can be experiencing real depression.
Studies have shown that mediation creates a more alert and settled mind. The Wellness Works Challenge of the Month for March is: Meditate for 8! Be mindful this March and set an alarm on your phone or calendar to meditate for 8 minutes EVERY Day.
Heartland Family Service and President/CEO John Jeanetta were recently honored by Creighton University with The President’s Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award.
Rather than entering 2017 with the mentality, “new year, new me,” focus instead on taking care of the current you. Self care can be a tricky thing to manage amidst a busy schedule and daily responsibilities, but it is the most important responsibility of all. You owe it to your friends, family, and above all yourself to be the best that you can be.