Emotional Health

Senior Spriit

Senior Spirit Expo First in Alabama 

January 26, 2019

Senior Scene There are 47 million seniors currently living in the U.S. and that number will continue to rise as more Baby Boomers enter the demographic every year. In Alabama, the number of those over the age of 65 stands at 14 percent of the population and is projected to almost double in the next …

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Where Can You Find the Best Doctor for You?

January 25, 2019

Healthy Living  Searching for a new physician or a second opinion? Birminghamdoctors.com is a new directory resource for finding the best doctors in the Birmingham area. The web-based, hyper-local physician directory helps you find the perfect doctor, whether you are looking for a doctor within a specific specialty or treating a current condition. BirminghamDoctors.com has …

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Meeting Local Need for Metastatic Breast Cancer Survivors

September 25, 2018

Healthy Living Birmingham based Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center (Forge) and The Deep South Cancer Foundation (DSCF) recently partnered to help meet a very important need among metastatic breast cancer survivors in our community. Forge and DSCF hosted “A Journey of Courage and Hope,” the first retreat for metastatic breast cancer survivors in our region. …

A Friend in the Marketplace: Young Business Leaders

February 25, 2018

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies https://www.whiteplume.com For 37 years, the ministry of Young Business Leaders (YBL) has worked to provide true community and accountability to business men in Birmingham. More recently the organization has added Women Business Leaders (WBL) to minister to women. This community is built up through weekly …

Keys to Successful Marriage Therapy

October 27, 2017

Healthy Living Why do some couples benefit from marriage therapy while other couples do not? My work has led me to the following conclusions. The most important factor is a faith-based foundation of the marriage. I have tried to provide therapy to spouses who were not devoted to God; the results were not good. Here’s why: A …

The Advantages of Online Therapy

September 23, 2017

Healthy Living While you might be aware that some psychologists perform psychotherapy sessions online, you might not be aware of the advantages that this mode provides. Practical Advantages The client can participate in the session from any location that allows for privacy and an Internet connection. When Internet connectivity is not good, the session can …

City Scene: University of Montevallo’s Counseling Program & Community Grief Support

February 24, 2017

Tools to Minister to those Grieving Loss to Suicide “Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. Each year 44,193 Americans die by suicide. For every suicide death, twenty-five persons attempt suicide.” – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Want to learn more about how to help those grieving loss to suicide? The …

Healthy Living

May 27, 2016

Presented by: Henderson & Walton Women’s Center P.C. The Journey to a Better Body At Henderson and Walton Women’s Center, P.C., we think of our patients as family. So when one of our family members does something extraordinary, we can’t help but brag. We hope Sheree Reeves journey of overcoming her struggle with her weight …

Best Books

May 2, 2016

Roots and Sky I am not an outdoors kind of person. After being outside for fifteen minutes, I’m usually done. I don’t hunt or fish or hike mountains. And I certainly don’t plant gardens. That’s why this month’s book selection is somewhat ironic. In Roots and Sky (Revell Publishing, $13.99), author Christie Purifoy chronicles a year …

Parenting Points

April 4, 2016

The Spring in Your Soul Right now we are witnessing a miraculous transformation. We see it every year when the seasons transition from winter to spring. Everything that has been bare and brown bursts with life and color. Places that were cold and hard soften, allowing new life to take root and grow. In short, …