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Virtual Reality – The New Normal

By Terry Miller “Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, people across the globe are being urged to work from home in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus. We have to re-think how we communicate with our colleagues to ensure continued performance and, importantly, morale,” this,...

Mental Health Advice With Stan: Dealing With the Stress of Transferring from High School to College

By Stan Popovich Are you a senior in high school and plan on going to college in the near future? If so, this can cause a great deal of fear of anxiety during this time of transition. As a result, here are six tips on how...

Career Corner: Sticking Together

By Angela Copeland Living through a disaster is hard. Really, this is an understatement. It's more than hard. I grew up in a place where natural disasters are the norm. I grew up in a suburb of Oklahoma City. You would have never heard of it,...

Career Corner: How COVID-19 is Impacting Employee Sentiment

By Angela Copeland We can all agree on one thing. The last month or so has been fairly unexpected, and very stressful. In just a few days, life as we knew it changed. The weather was just beginning to warm up. Spring break was right...

Career Corner: Zoom Meetings and Sweatpants

By Angela Copeland A month ago, work seemed stressful for all the normal reasons. Perhaps your boss had unrealistic expectations. You were making less than you wanted. Your coworkers were annoying. Now, work is stressful for a new set of reasons. You're worried about losing your...

Mental Health Advice With Stan: The Role That Religion & Spirituality Play in Mental Health

By Stan Popovich Religion and spirituality used to be completely separate from the field of mental health, due to many misconceptions about the impact that religion has on mental health. In recent years, views have changed to embrace religion and spirituality, as these beliefs have...

Support Your Local Restaurants’ Efforts – Order Directly

Don’t use third party delivery services if you have other options Opinion by Terry Miller Each week, Beacon Media provides free listings of area restaurants that offer take out/delivery to help you decide what’s for dinner during this time of COVID-19. As a result of this pandemic,...

Career Corner: Working from Home

By Angela Copeland Working from home always sounded like a dream. It was this amazing concept that you heard about on TV that people in California did. You always wished you could try for a few days a week. I guess this is what they mean...

Career Corner: Military Transitions

By Angela Copeland One question I hear often from readers is about military transitions. Many members of the military devote the first 20 years of their career to the U.S. Military. Around age 40, they'll retire and start entirely new careers in the civilian world....

Mental Health Advice with Stan: How to Be Happy Handling Mental Health and Depression Struggles

By Stan Popovich Happiness may feel unattainable for those struggling with mental health issues. Those who regularly experience mental health issues like depression may have an incredibly difficult time obtaining and maintaining happiness. There are many steps that you can take to help handle these struggles and...
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