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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Married, with a preschooler

November 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has advice for parents of preschoolers. How do you keep the sizzle in your marriage when you use up so much energy chasing around a toddler? Simple — by communicating and remaining intentional.

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Fitness Facts: Hidden effects of sugar

October 31, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Just in time for Halloween, Connie Colbert shares some pertinent information about sugar in this week’s Fitness Facts. Particularly alarming are all the negative effects sugar has on your body.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Tips for athletes

October 31, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has five valuable nuggets of wisdom for athletes working to overcome obstacles or injuries. It’s amazing how many of these ideas apply to our daily lives no matter how athletic we are.

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Fitness Facts: Breast cancer awareness

October 24, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert stresses the importance of early detection of breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Take off your mask

October 24, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade advises us to leave the masks to Halloween and be real, authentic, vulnerable and honest in our daily lives.

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Fitness Facts: How to prevent colds, flu

October 17, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert alerts us to some simple ways to stay healthy during cold and flu season.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Forgive, for your own sake

October 17, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade tackles a topic that goes straight to the heart — finding a path to forgiveness. “Forgiveness – not for the offender but for the wounded – is a magical and giant eraser of all the negative, angry, begrudged ‘edicts’ that you have written on your heart,” she writes.

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The cost-free impact of allocating tax dollars

October 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Let’s put this myth to bed: Donate to Elevate in no way is a cost to employees. It’s a way to take control — to allocate — how your tax dollars are being spent. All of us have to pay taxes, but Donate to Elevate gives GCU and GCE employees the power to tell the state government how their tax dollars should be used — for Habitat for Humanity, private Christian schools, public Arizona schools or all three. Employees allocated $2.7 million last year, and the goal for the 2019 campaign is $2.8 million. The process of enrolling is a no-brainer. It literally takes a couple of mouse clicks to compete. And if 90 percent of the employees in a department enroll, they’ll be rewarded with a half-day off work.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: The underdog spirit

October 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade taps into her love of dogs to tell the story of Jimmy, a “mutt” who became the darling of the Westminster Dog Show. It’s a tale filled with life lessons.

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Fitness Facts: Cold or influenza?

October 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, guest writer Jo Gott explains the difference between a cold and the flu. Right from the onset, there’s a big difference between the two.

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