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Do You Feel Lucky? Well, Do Ya…
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Do You Feel Lucky? Well, Do Ya…

By Allison Byrd-Haley - Mar 22 2017


What are you lucky in? Love Health Career Money Children I am lucky because I have a wonderful husband that I am in love with. It took waiting until my 30’s to find him. Hope that everyone can have someone terrific in their life. I wish we could all be lucky to have great health. […]

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Top Ten Myths About Mammography

By Solis Mammography - Mar 22 2017


Plaid for Women is excited to announce our partnership with Solis Mammography.   Solis Mammography is a network of breast screening and diagnostic centers with a unified purpose – delivering exceptional patient care and peace of mind in breast health. In this video, we will showcase the Top 10 Myths About Mammography.  Featured is Connie Oliver, […]

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Top Ten Reasons to get a Hearing Test
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Top Ten Reasons to get a Hearing Test

By Carson Hearing - Mar 15 2017


If you’re similar to most, you’ve probably been delaying your hearing test. You may even have had others recommend that you get one but you keep coming up with excuses not to go. If so, we’re going to try to persuade you to start the new year by finally getting that hearing test. As you’ll […]

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The Power of Green
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The Power of Green

By Bridget Swinney - Mar 08 2017


My husband loves the color green. I mean he REALLY loves it–so much that he wears it almost every day. So when I was looking for inspiration for this post, I didn’t have to look far… Green is powerful. It can have a calming effect, it can symbolize new life and even greed or envy. […]

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Living With High-Functioning Anxiety
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Living With High-Functioning Anxiety: MHC Online Film Fest (Official Selection)

By Mental Health Channel - Mar 08 2017


MHC Online Film Festival – Official Selection:  Living With High-Functioning Anxiety Directed by Nerris Nassiri “Try to let the energy inspire you, instead of bring you down.”     View all 2016 MHC OFF Films at: mentalhealthchannel.tv/film-festival About MHC OFF: The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness […]

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1 Joke, 3 Responses: No Laughing Matter
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1 Joke, 3 Responses: No Laughing Matter

By Amy Gallagher - Mar 01 2017


“What’s black and white, and red all over?” It’s a joke. As a kid in elementary school, life was about who could tell the best joke at recess. My dad was the best, but that fact didn’t help much during school hours. You had to be quick. So, here’s the joke: “What’s black and white, […]

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Recovery is a “We” Adventure
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Recovery is a “We” Adventure

By Julie Jeter - Mar 01 2017


With a professional career in the behavioral health/social services and having pursued therapy in my personal life, I’ve been exposed to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality test. According to the web site, “the purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by C. G. […]

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No Shame On U: Mental Health First Aid
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No Shame On U: Mental Health First Aid

By Miriam Ament - Feb 22 2017


In No Shame On U’s inaugural podcast; we talk with Nina Henry of Chicago’s JCFS about who should take the Mental Health First Aid course. We also talk about its origins and the responses she has gotten from people after taking the course. Mental Health First Aid is an eight hour course that teaches how to […]

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Learning to Surrender: A Lesson from My Hair
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Learning to Surrender: A Lesson from My Hair

By Melody Chardon - Feb 22 2017


Have you ever noticed how your external world reflects your inner world? Pause for second and think about it. Can you see how what’s going on around you is really a mirror for what’s going on inside of you? This morning, after drying my hair, I stood in front of the mirror and I noticed […]

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The Inside Story: Panic Disorder
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The Inside Story: Panic Disorder

By Mental Health Channel - Feb 22 2017


Panic Disorder – The Inside Story Mary Lou Dupuis’ panic attacks have kept her nearly housebound, unable to go across town to see her aging mother… But now, she’s summoning the courage to conquer her fears and open a new chapter in her life…  

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Let’s Agree Not to Excuse Our Way Out of the Life We Want, OK?
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Let’s Agree Not to Excuse Our Way Out of the Life We Want, OK?

By Alise Cortez - Feb 17 2017


No excuses. Can we all just agree that our excuses won’t give us the life we really want for ourselves? We as women spend so much time and energy supporting others – and then seem to run out of gas for our own dreams. I’m not sure if this rings true for you, but I […]

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Facing the Fear of Leaving a Relationship

By Silke Schwarzkopf - Feb 15 2017


  My journey to recreating life after 50 began when I made the decision to finally face the fact that I was extremely unhappy in my 25-year marriage.  As I look back, this is one of my few regrets in life, waiting so long to confront what I knew to be true.  But how could […]

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Perks and Problems of Becoming 'Important'
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Perks and Problems of Becoming ‘Important’

By Linda Seger - Feb 15 2017


Success, like failure, brings with it extra baggage. Sometimes that baggage is like a suitcase filled with wonderful things – new adventures, additional opportunities, pretty new possessions, exciting relationships. But not always. And sometimes our fear of the negatives of success may keep us from becoming successful. Many of us might be happy to have […]