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A Blue Christmas: Dealing with Sadness and Loneliness during the Holidays

Posted 7 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Health and Wellness | Tagged with Anxiety, coping, depression, holidays, interpersonal relations, Loneliness, meditation, mindfullness, psychology, Sadness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, stress and stress management

Holidays can bring a lot of anxiety and even sadness into many people's lives. Here are some resources that can help. Topics include coping strategies, mindfulness, stress management, self-acceptance, meditation and more.

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Singing Voicemails

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Health and Wellness | Tagged with bereavement, death and dying, family relationships, grief and Loss - psychology

Have you ever saved a voicemail for eight years? I have, and I think it's possible that many of us have a saved voicemail or two, it's just not something we talk about. Before my mom passed away, she would call me every morning around 8:15 and we would talk before I left for work. Then, that tradition ended. One of her voicemails lived on...a long time.

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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Movies and Music and Nature and Travel | Tagged with digital audiobooks, exercise, heart health, heath & fitness, National Walking Day, sports & recreation, streaming music, streaming video and workout

National Walking Day is observed on the first Wednesday in April each year. Let the Library inspire you to get moving this Spring and beyond.

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