Loneliness

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall
Emotional and Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health in the Agricultural Community

American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall is helping farmers and ranchers take control of their mental health one conversation at a time.

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Raylene Nickel; photo by Stephanie Blumhagen
Answered Prayers

How Six Sheets of Yellowed Paper Eased Her Loneliness

Feeling alone during the Covid-19 pandemic, this farmer prayed to hear her late husband's voice. Had she been too bold?

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Ursula Whiteside
Emotional and Mental Health

Overcoming Loneliness: One Psychologist's Approach

Dr. Ursula Whiteside shares 10 ways to address loneliness, based on her own personal experience and struggles with it.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Faith and Prayer

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Lonely No More

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds that while social isolation can be difficult, we can use this time to draw nearer to God.

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Young man relaxing outdoors
Life Advice

8 Tools to Help You Combat Anxiety

Healthy ways to cope with stress and heightened emotions.

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Lauren, husband John and their kids
Motivational Stories

Lauren Casper's 5 Tips for Combatting Loneliness

Join a faith community, turn off that screen, and other ways that this writer, mom and chaplain’s wife learned to overcome loneliness.

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Man smiling while looking down at his phone
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Ways to Use Your Phone for Good During the Pandemic

Here are some tips, hotlines and texting services to help combat isolation caused by the spread of Covid-19.

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Diana Aydin
Stories of Hope

Though Sometimes Lonely, She Learned She Was Never Alone

She wondered how to fill the gap in her life left when her sisters moved out. Making God her “plus-one” did the trick.

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Prayer in a hospital
How to Pray

How Hospital Chaplains Pray in a Crisis

Four chaplains on how they are praying for patients during these stressful times.

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Diana Aydin
Stories of Hope

Diana Aydin on How Her Faith Helped Her Overcome Loneliness

Living alone after her sisters got married, she came to realize that God was always with her.

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