Need a bit of a boost today? Crowder appeared on Good Morning America this week to share all the ways he protects his mental health. (Hint: They all have to do with helping others!) I'd like to add a 6th: listen to music that instantly puts you in a better mood!

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Wow, Bekah. You're so strong! How are you holding it together? How do you keep going?  It's a series of questions I've received a lot over the last 5 years. My husband's chronic illness has  filled that time with surgeries, ICU stays, and a lot of really heavy moments. I had a few typical answers to that question like: "I cry in my car a lot!" But the actual answer was that I wasn't holding…

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You never know where Lauren Daigle is going to pop up next! Last night, she performed her new song "Hold On to Me" on the Finale of "The Voice": In a time where so many people are looking for something to hold on to, it's amazing to see songs of hope shared on such a big stage!

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The hardest I have ever cried in my life was when a fast food restaurant didn't include the right dipping sauce in my order. I realize how ridiculous that sounds. Let me explain. In the weeks and months leading up to that order, my husband had been in and out of the hospital. Surgeries weren't working. The doctors had no answers. All through that time, I held it together. I juggled work, time at the…

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"When are things going to go back to normal?" It’s the underlying thought that many of us have had on a regular basis over the past year after 2020 introduced us to the concept of wearing masks in public and having to cancel plans. Phrases like “unprecedented times” and “the new normal” took over advertising so quickly, it became a joke. And here we are, a month into a new year, still wading through the…

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By now, you've probably had to get creative when it comes to celebrating things during COVID. While I've done my fair share of Zoom birthday parties and virtual weddings, I was almost dreading my wedding anniversary. Since my husband is immunocompromised, we're not going into restaurants, and I wasn't sure how to celebrate without a fancy night out and steak! At the last minute, my husband suggested getting the steak to-go from our usual restaurant…

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