Stress

Goal Setting: Reflecting on the Authentic YOU

Submitted by Rita Karapurkar Williams, MA, CHES

For many, with the New Year comes time to set resolutions – resolutions to do better, to change something about ourselves or our behaviors. So when thinking about resolutions, it is essential to first take a step back and reflect on where we are in the present before throwing out one of the usual...
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Managing the Merriment while Coping with Cancer

Submitted by Srujitha Murukutla, MD

Family gatherings and celebrations are traditions that bring joy, however, they can be stressful, even under the best circumstances. Add a cancer diagnosis or treatment into the mix, and the weight can become unbearable. If you or someone you love is navigating the merriment with this extra burden...
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Lean Into Love – Coping as a Caregiver

You probably didn’t see it coming and had no way to prepare, but here you are – someone you love has received a diagnosis that rocks your world. Your role has shifted; life has changed. You are the caregiver, the one responsible for maintaining daily physical needs and navigating the heavy...
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Beebe Celebrates Its 100th Year with a Look Back

Submitted by Cheyenne Luzader, MS, Coordinator of Integrative Health

Happy New Year! 2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of Beebe. The hospital in downtown Lewes was founded in 1916 by Dr. James Beebe and Dr. Richard C. Beebe. The Beebe family has grown and so has the healthcare system, which now spans more than seven locations across Sussex County. Beebe has always...
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Lifting Our Spirits With Coloring

Whether walking, standing or sitting on the beach, many of us have experienced the indescribable joy that comes from watching a magnificent sunset spread vibrant colors across the sky and onto the water of the Delaware Bay or Atlantic Ocean. Coloring, that pastime we identify with children, can...
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Mindfulness Meditation: A Man’s (or Woman’s) Best Friend

Submitted by Raylen Williams

“It seems we all agree that training the body through exercise, diet, and relaxation is a good idea, but why don’t we think about training our mind?” - Sakyong Mipham Training the mind is a lot like training a puppy. Imagine your mind as the cutest puppy you have ever seen. Not wanting to leave the...
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How Stress Affects Your Health

Submitted by Eugene Isaac, PA-C

Stress is inescapable. It can be societal, like war or terrorism. It can be community related like drugs or disease. It can be personal like marriage or finance. It’s no secret that stress makes us feel bad, but just how “bad” is stress for us? Our bodies have evolved to deal with stress. Fight or...
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