Four New Year’s Resolutions That Will Benefit Your Mental Health

Every New Year, we think about what we can do to better our lives and ourselves as we start our new calendar. This year, think about what you can do on a regular basis to better your mental health. Here are a few options to get started: Stand Up to Stigma Feeling ashamed and at … Continue reading Four New Year’s Resolutions That Will Benefit Your Mental Health

Why Float Therapy is good for teachers & students

As teachers get busier and busier at school, self-care becomes increasingly important to avoid burnout.  Float Therapy is a very beneficial tool to help teachers take time for themselves and quiet the mind. The folks at Midwest Float are firm believers that you cannot fill from an empty cup and this especially holds true for … Continue reading Why Float Therapy is good for teachers & students

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips.   Clean & Lean: 30 Days, 30 Foods, A New You! By Ian Smith, New Health Books Media Center 613.25 SMI Eat clean, get lean! The bestselling author of Shred and The Clean 20 … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

By Alexander Smirnov and Stephanie Heston, Kansas Ballet 'Tis the season for families to come together in celebration of the Christmas holiday, and one tradition for many around the world (and certainly here in Topeka) is enjoying a performance of The Nutcracker! At Kansas Ballet, dancers have been preparing for several months for their opportunities … Continue reading Kansas Ballet’s Nutcracker Features Local and National Dancers, a Live Orchestra, and Healthy Lessons for Everyone

Suicide Prevention Coalition Raises Money and Awareness

The Shawnee County Suicide Prevention Coalition is comprised of community partners, and its mission is to save lives and support families in Shawnee County through suicide prevention training, education and awareness.  The Coalition has sponsored and co-facilitated several trainings on Zero Suicide and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), provided a six-hour training for mental … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Coalition Raises Money and Awareness