Health Topics

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Resiliency

The ability to recover quickly from difficult situations; adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress; and demonstrate positive responsiveness to challenging events.

Classes & Events

Journey Through Grief

Support Groups

Fairmont, MN
10/24/2019
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Journey Through Grief

Support Groups

Mankato, MN
10/30/2019
10 a.m.-noon
Mankato, MN
11/21/2019
11 a.m.-noon

In The News

Participate in the 'Road to Resilience' program

Adults: Help children build resilience, and social and coping skills by participating in the Road to Resilience: Raising Healthy Kids virtual program.

September 10, 2019
Attend a documentary in Menomonie to learn about the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

View Wisconsin Public Television's news documentary "Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories," which will show how a life of behavioral and mental health issues arise from ACEs.

September 3, 2019

From The Blog

How to create happiness

It may seem hard to believe, but there is a lot of truth behind the idea that happiness is a choice. It's unrealistic, of course, to snap your fingers and decide to be happy. So, just how can you do that?

June 25, 2019

Fostering resiliency in kids

Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?

Anita Vlcek, L.P.C. By Anita Vlcek March 25, 2019

A new me: Learning to live well with chronic conditions

Living with a chronic condition can be a challenge. Just ask Barb Welch. She lives with two of them. “I have diabetes and arthritis,” Welch says. “I have a lot of aches and pains.”

March 13, 2019

5 heart healthy tips

Exercise isn’t the only way to a healthier heart. Try these five tips to keep the (heart) beat.

January 24, 2019

5 tips to manage stress

With the fast pace of work and home, and being constantly inundated with technology and still wanting to have time to connect with those around us, our lives can feel overwhelming and stressful at times. Manage how you live with these five tips to feel less stressed.

December 10, 2018

Resilience: Prepping for a busy holiday season

With the impending start to the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that accompany the time of the year. Instead of planning to de-stress from the inevitable, try to embrace the hectic holidays by prepping for a busy holiday season.

Lisa Hardesty PhDLP By Lisa Hardesty November 8, 2018

Resiliency in modern times

Life is messy. But you can develop your resiliency muscles with simple, quick practices.

Sarah Stinson By Sarah Stinson September 28, 2018

Recovery slogans: More than a catchy phrase

Packing a world of wisdom, recovery slogans are easy to remember when you need to use them.

June 12, 2018

7 tips to live a happier life

Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on, and develop an energy management plan.

May 2, 2018

The space in between grief and growth

Growth is never easy, and it almost always requires pain along with joy. It is in the space between joy and sorrow that our hearts are strengthened and our bonds renewed.

April 5, 2018

Calming your pain: Is it possible?

When you hurt your back it’s common to assume the pain is stemming from your back, but did you know the pain could be caused by any part of your body that is compressed, stretched, or has reduced blood flow? Learn how you can calm pain.

Carol Gardner PT By Carol Gardner April 2, 2018

Can stress lead to a heart attack?

Many people underestimate the impact stress can have on the body, especially the heart. Women of all ages should take heart disease seriously.

Ismail Tabash, M.D. By Ismail Tabash January 17, 2018