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The Exercise That Helps Mental Health Most

It found that physical activity typically performed in groups, such as team sports and gym classes, provided greater benefits than running or walking. Researchers rated mental health based on a survey. It asked respondents how many days in the previous … Continue reading

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The Life Vest Of Support

  One of the worst feelings in the world is feeling like you’re all alone. Feeling like nobody could possibly understand what you’re going through or identify with the deep, drowning pain you feel. Throughout my life and journey with … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: 7 Practices for Ministering Well—Even if You’re Not A Mental Health Professional

Many church leaders live with their own delusions about mental illness. Since I began writing about my family’s story, encouraging churches to engage in our mission toward people living with mental illness, and speaking to churches on this topic, I … Continue reading

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Dementia study links your risk with your fitness level

Your stamina — or the time it takes for you to reach peak exhaustion during exercise — can be tied to your dementia risk, and a new study reveals how. The study, published Wednesday in the medical journal Neurology, found that … Continue reading

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Christianity and depression: It’s complicated

I had to realize that Christians can get depressed — and this is OK. Depression does not mean you have a weak relationship with God or that your faith isn’t as strong as it should be. This was a revelation … Continue reading

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Gun Violence by the Numbers

Everytown is committed to using the most comprehensive, up-to-date sources of data to measure America’s unprecedented levels of gun violence. Learn more by exploring the stats below.

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Santa Fe, Texas, shooting underscores how Americans no longer feel safe

“We’re adapting now to what the new reality is: that no one is immune to violence,” said Vilma Torres, director of Safe Horizon’s at the Bronx Family Justice Center in New York. “Now we have to think about how do … Continue reading

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Toxic Femininity: Machiavellian Mary in the Workplace

“Toxic femininity” refers to women who are hostile to nurturance and cooperation, opting instead for aggression and backstabbing to get ahead. In this regard, the type of leaders and team builders who are hired is critical to a successful business. Certain personality characteristics are … Continue reading

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What We Mean When We Say, “Toxic Masculinity”

The phrase is derived from studies that focus on violent behavior perpetrated by men, and—this is key—is designed to describe not masculinity itself, but a form of gendered behavior that results when expectations of “what it means to be a man” go wrong. … Continue reading

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How Trump Embodies Toxic Masculinity

Trump’s embodiment of masculinity is a huge part of why people voted for him in the first place. “Tough on immigration.” “Tells it like it is.” His constant belittling of his political opponents. The characterization of liberals as “snowflakes,” fragile … Continue reading

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