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Taking Care of Yourself During The COVID-19 Lockdown

Taking Care of Yourself During The COVID-19 Lockdown

Quarantine. Isolation. Social distancing. Routines are changing fast as the world scrambles to flatten the curve. We’re not here to talk to you more about the coronavirus and its implications for our society as a whole, instead, we’re here to talk to you about...

5 Years With Savage Support

5 Years With Savage Support

I have to say, when Deanna asked me to write an article about myself for the monthly newsletter, I thought, “this is my worst nightmare!!!” I’m sure most professionals would love the air time to advertise themselves, but I’m not great about talking about myself. I’d...

Series On Stress: What Have We Learned So Far?

Series On Stress: What Have We Learned So Far?

Over the last year we have learned a lot about stress. We’ve talked about the science of stress, how it affects our bodies and various methods of reducing stress. In the spirit of looking back on the previous year and toward the new one, let’s reflect on on what we’ve...

Series on Stress: Reiki

Series on Stress: Reiki

A Brief Story of Stress and Wisconsin Identity Stress is ubiquitous to the human experience everywhere humans have ever existed in any capacity from hunter/gatherer to the sedentary gamer.  Stress is so fundamental and germane to being human, it is difficult to...

Series on Stress: Do What You Love

Series on Stress: Do What You Love

One of the best ways to relieve stress in your life, to feel good in your body, and consequentially aiming to improve treatment outcomes and your ability to fight off infections, is by doing the things you love. This is pretty simple to understand in principle, but...

Thinking Positive (Even When It’s Really Tough)

Thinking Positive (Even When It’s Really Tough)

We live in a modern culture that prizes positivity and shies away from the rawness and hard parts of what it means to be human. What it means to live and what it means to inevitably face our own mortality, a reckoning we must all face one day, must all process. What...

Carrie Bacovsky

On Monday July 22nd, just after 4 o'clock in the afternoon, Carrie Bacovsky, our beneficiary since 2016, passed away. As I write about her, less than a week later, I'm challenged to give you a full sense of the amazing person that we came to know. Carrie was diagnosed...

3 Things You Can Do To Support Someone With Breast Cancer

3 Things You Can Do To Support Someone With Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects everyone differently. As such, nobody can ever really tell you what the best thing you can do for a friend or loved one who has breast cancer is. It is best to follow The Platinum Rule: Treat others how they would like to be treated. This rule...

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