Category: Wellness

Wellness Strategies to Consider for Mental Health Awareness Month

As the days lengthen and the scent of spring fills the air, May serves as a reminder of the importance of mental health. During Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re called to reflect on our well-being and take deliberate steps towards improving our mental health. At Jonas Hill Hospital & Clinic, in Lenoir, NC, we dedicate […]

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Mindfulness in Daily Life: 10 Simple Practices for Mental Wellness

For many of us, mental wellness often takes a backseat, overshadowed by the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Yet, it’s important to remember that our mental health is just as important as our physical health. One simple but impactful way to enhance our mental well-being is through mindfulness – the practice of being fully […]

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The Grieving Process: Understanding the Stages of Bereavement

Throughout our lives, we all encounter the profound and often agonizing experience of losing someone or something dear to us. Whether it’s the death of a family member, a beloved friend, a treasured pet or the loss of a job or relationship, grief is a natural response to loss.  Understanding the stages of bereavement and […]

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How to Heal from Childhood Trauma

Healing from childhood trauma is a profound and often challenging journey, yet it is a path toward reclaiming one’s life and well-being. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricate process of healing from childhood trauma, providing valuable insights, strategies and a beacon of hope for those who have endured such experiences.  Understanding […]

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How to Cope with a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about this prevalent disease and showing support to those affected by it. If you or someone you know has recently received a breast cancer diagnosis, you may be grappling with a complex mix of emotions.  It’s natural to experience fear, anxiety, sadness and […]

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Challenging Societal Attitudes Towards Suicide and Mental Health

As we step into Suicide Prevention Month, the spotlight turns to an urgent issue that demands our collective attention: the devastating impact of suicide and the critical importance of mental health.  This month provides a platform to confront societal attitudes perpetuating stigma, silence and misunderstanding surrounding mental health issues. By challenging these attitudes, we can […]

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