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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...

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...

Career Corner: Controlling Forces

By Angela Copeland One of the most frustrating feelings can be a loss of control. There are things you wish you could influence. You try. You go out of your way to plan for everything that could go wrong. This can feel especially true at...

Mental Health Advice with Stan: How to Stay Calm During an Emergency

By Stan Popovich You never know when a disaster may strike unexpectedly. Unfortunately, a person can become paralyzed by fear and anxiety to the point that they are unable to function or think clearly when something does happen. As a result, here are some suggestions on...

Career Corner: The Last Straw

By Angela Copeland When is the best time to leave your job? Have you ever wondered when you should look for something new? Most people wait until things are painful. Change is hard. It hurts. So many people wait until the daily pain at work...
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