Posts with the category “wellness”

Holiday Wellness Tips from Mental Health Connect
by Aaron Achartz on November 17th, 2023
Download the 2023 resource guide for holiday wellness to find tips on finding wellness during the holidays:Holiday stressGrief, loneliness, and being alone for the holidaysMental wellness strategiesCovid and the holidaysGifts and givingCommunity holiday arts and music eventsCrafts to relieve stress during the holidaysUnder Mental Wellness strategies, Mental Health America’s Ten Tools for Resilienc...  Read More
November Wellness Focus: Physical Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on November 1st, 2023
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures start to fall, continuing good physical wellness habits is still important. Physical wellness encompasses preventative health care, exercise, nutrition, hygiene and sleep. All of these are important for us to be our best person, available to do God's work in the world. The Physical Wellness page has information on ways to nurture your physical wellness...  Read More
October Wellness Focus: Spiritual Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on October 4th, 2023
October is often one of the loveliest and most vibrant months of the year in Minnesota. The fall colors are on full display and the air has started to take on a slight chill. God’s creation is showing its brilliance and that is a good reminder to also care for our spiritual wellness. Nature, prayer, devotions, connecting with others, leaning into those activities that truly bring you joy, or takin...  Read More
September Wellness Focus: Intellectual Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on September 6th, 2023
September. For as long as I can remember I have always loved September because it marks a new beginning. Many school years begin in September, and after collecting the pencils, crayons, folders, notebooks, and erasers needed for each  year, it’s time to learn. September’s wellness focus is Intellectual Wellness, and what better way to tend to our intellect than to learn something new.If you don’t ...  Read More
August Wellness Focus: Emotional Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on August 1st, 2023
Emotional wellness is that ability to handle life’s stressors. Emotions that bring us both “up” and “down” are natural given what we are experiencing. Cultivating emotional wellness includes strategies such as mindfulness, connection, and gratitude that bring a sense of being part of something bigger than ourselves, helping us see our emotions from a new perspective.Check out our Wednesday Wellnes...  Read More
July Wellness Focus: Financial Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on July 5th, 2023
July is just past the middle of the calendar year and is a good time to do a mid-year financial checkup. Some ideas for steps to take include taking or re-taking our Wellness Assessment to see a picture of all of the six wellness areas, reviewing some mid-year tips or even engaging with a free Thrivent Financial money coach through their Money Canvas program. Here's to your financial health in the...  Read More
Get Outside for Your Mental Health
by Aaron Achartz on June 9th, 2023
A walk is as good as going for a run – for your brain. Studies reveal that a 20-minute walk just three times a week improves cognitive function as well as decreases symptoms of depression and anxiety.When we’re outside, we’re moving, upright and alert, focused on what we’re doing with our body, and less stuck in our heads and our anxious thoughts. If we can combine these benefits by spending that ...  Read More
June Wellness Focus: Social Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on June 7th, 2023
Memorial Day has come and gone and it’s officially summer time! What better time to focus on your social wellness? If your neighborhood is anything like ours, folks who have been hunkered down all winter are suddenly outside taking walks and planting gardens, and there are many fun, free events that allow us to enjoy our beautiful Minnesota summers! Our All Saints wellness page is a great place to...  Read More
May Wellness Focus: Physical Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on May 3rd, 2023
As the days get longer and warmer, it’s a great time to turbo charge our physical wellness with outside activities and new ideas for the grill. Gather with friends or family and enjoy God’s creation. Check in on our Wednesday social media posts on Facebook and Instagram for more ideas....  Read More
April Wellness Focus: Intellectual Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on April 5th, 2023
Having a devotion to lifelong learning and a desire to think critically reflects intellectual wellness. Intellectual wellness, like other types of wellness, is about growth and strength. Find ways to explore intellectual wellness and faith on All Saints Intellectual Wellness Page.Ideas on growing your intellectual wellness can also be found in the weekly Wednesday Wellness social media posts on Fa...  Read More
March Wellness Focus: Spiritual Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on March 1st, 2023
This month we are focusing on Spiritual Wellness, and we are in the season of Lent. During Lent, some people give up something as a Lenten practice, while others endeavor to start a new practice. What are your plans for this Lenten season?This is a good time to think about spiritual health, forgiveness, community and grace. Perhaps it's also a good time to join the All Saints community for worship...  Read More
January Wellness Focus: Financial Wellness
by Aaron Achartz on January 4th, 2023
It's the new year and often a time we review how we're doing and what we may want to change...  Read More