make it easy on yourself

make it easy on yourself

Before you think I’m going to break into the chorus of Jerry Butler’s 1962 release about breaking up, I’m actually about to offer a much more radical concept. The idea I’m talking about is taking care of yourself, not instead of others, but in addition to others. The thing is, for many of us taking care of our own wants and needs feels selfish. The compulsion to put everybody else’s needs Read more »
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March 06, 2017
Making a Difference in MS: Foot Print Farms

Making a Difference in MS: Foot Print Farms

Planting the seeds of self-reliance and entrepreneurism while delivering locally grown, farm-fresh produce to quench Jackson’s food deserts. Dr. Cindy Ayers-Elliott will be the first to tell you that the real story of Foot Print Farms is not about her, even though it is her brainchild and has taken root and thrived thanks to her innovative thinking and careful stewardship. The original concept was simple. She had a 68-acre plot of Read more »
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March 06, 2017

It's SPRING! We haven’t passed the vernal equinox yet, but there is no doubt that the days are longer, the air is warmer, and buds are bursting out all over. For you gardeners, this is the time of year when your green thumbs start twitching and seed catalogues become your preferred reading. Here at Well-Being, we turn our thoughts to healthy ways to enjoy the outdoors. Whether your passion is Read more »
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March 04, 2017
Why the Truth Still Matters

Why the Truth Still Matters

By Lana Turnbull Despite what we hear a lot today, I still believe the truth matters. This has been called the beginning of the “post-truth” era, and “alternative facts” have become the buzzwords of the year. But here is why we can’t allow ourselves to give up on old-fashioned concepts like truth and fact. Like reality, provable truths are the foundation of civil society. Without them, there is nothing concrete for Read more »
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March 04, 2017
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in the news St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:53PM

Flowood, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS) announce their partnership to deliver read more »

Number of Opioid Prescriptions Drops in 2017
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:48PM

There is a glimmer of hope with regard to the U.S. opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of prescriptions for read more »

MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:43PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Jim Craig, Director of Health Protection for the  (MSDH), recently returned from six weeks in the U.S. read more »

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