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Suicide Prevention – Help Yourself, Help Others

The fall season is upon us. Leaves are changing, the temperature is cooling, and school is starting. Some people love autumn and can’t wait for pumpkin spice-flavored everything and colorful aspen and maple leaves. Other people, however, dread this time of year and find themselves depressed; some may even have suicidal thoughts. Your Mental Health … Continued


4 Things to Know When Experiencing An Unplanned Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy is a crossroads of change in a woman’s life. That “fork in the road” requires her to make a decision that affects her future. Below are four things you need to know if you’re a experiencing an unplanned pregnancy: Is the pregnancy viable?  Getting a positive result on a home pregnancy test only … Continued


Wellness Wisdom for Women

As August and the summer of 2018 wind down, college and public school classes begin, and we prepare for another month and a new season, one question we can ask ourselves is: how well are we? Our health is important. We women serve many roles: daughters, sisters, mothers, friends, employees, maybe employers, students, wives/girlfriends. We … Continued


4 Reasons Why Women Considering Abortion Should Have An Ultrasound

A woman considering abortion owes it to herself to have an ultrasound prior to her abortion procedure. There are a number of medical and personal reasons why this is important. Here are four reasons a woman should have an ultrasound prior to getting an abortion and why True Care Women’s Resource Center provides ultrasound service: … Continued


Don’t Drown in Life

You may have heard this common warning from the National Weather Service and the Weather Channel when flooding occurs: “Turn around don’t drown!” The statement refers to encountering a flooded roadway and attempting to cross it in a vehicle. Any time water covers a roadway, driving through it is dangerous; a person could possibly be swept … Continued


Find Yourself, Be Yourself

Do you have dreams and goals for your life? I was fourteen years old when I discovered what I wanted to do as an adult. My parents and I were in Yellowstone National Park and we watched a female park ranger observe a herd of bison and jot down notes on paper (this was before … Continued


August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month, a time to highlight the importance of the financial support parents provide to their children and to thank parents who consistently pay child support they owe. This recognition was first introduced in 1995 by then-president Bill Clinton. Why is Child Support Necessary? Child support can cause conflict and frustration between … Continued


Man Flu is Real!

Ok girls, we may have to be nicer to our men when they are sick. A scientific study in the Journal of Physiology in 2016 found the reason for “Man Flu!” While women often complain about how whiny their sick men are, there may actually be some validity to men’s whimpering. Apparently the female hormone estrogen provides … Continued


A Healthy Relationship With Your Partner Is Possible

The year was 1993, and I was a senior in high school. I passed this good looking guy in the hallway.  He had jet black hair and piercing bright blue eyes. He was kind of shy around girls and a class clown. He was wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey, number 8, for quarterback Troy Aikman. … Continued


Me Too … Many

Imagine sitting down with a friend for lunch. The two of you are enjoying your time together and the conversation is casual; but then your friend becomes really serious. “I have to tell you something I’ve never told anyone before.” “Okay, shoot.” “Remember that job I had last year at the newspaper? Remember my boss, … Continued


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of more than you know.