Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By BARBARA WILLIAMSON When someone close to us dies, we usually experience sympathy, comfort and offers of emotional and often physical support from others. When one of our beloved pets dies, we often hear, “Oh, you can get another dog/cat/horse.” Many times, pet...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY STEPHANI All of us get stressed out at times. Most of us have heard of meditation and may have tried it, with some of us making it a daily practice. It takes about 20 minutes of quiet and involves taking a deep breath, focusing on your breathing and trying to empty your...

The Latest: New WHO chief: Top goal is universal health care

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization’s new chief (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The new head of the World Health Organization says his “central priority” will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY STEPHANI One of the first lessons social work and psychology students receive in college is the class on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The more practical among you will see that is just basic common sense, but when we are caught up in the busyness of life we can...
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'Hamilton' actress, Luke Bryan reflect on Super Bowl moments

AP Photo/Darron Cummings HOUSTON (AP) — Super Bowl 51 may be about football, but celebrities matter, too. Here’s a breakdown of what is happening with entertainers on Sunday in Houston. —– LUKE BRYAN DIDN’T PARTY TO PREPARE FOR SUPER BOWL Luke Bryan,...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KATHY FOUST When we hear the word change, many of us cringe. Why is that? What is it about change that makes us so uncomfortable? Why does even good change cause stress? We like what is familiar and routine. We like our holiday traditions and the way Aunt Ruth makes the...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By JAMIE WILKINSON-FRANKS If you have not seen the movie “Inside Out” yet, I highly recommend it. The movie is a therapist dream. Discussing emotions, the conversations that we have in our head, how our core values get created and changed over time. My favorite...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA J. STOCKTON Control is a word that has appeared in no less than 45 articles since the inception of “Mental Health Moments,” suggesting it’s a pretty important concept. One way of expressing a person’s orientation along a continuum of control is to...

Letters to the Editor 12-05-15

SAY ‘NO’ TO VIOLENCE Envision a world where no woman lives in fear of violence. Join the Zonta Club of Findlay in our annual 16 days of activism focus where Zonta says “No” to violence against women. Activism is practicing vigorous action or involvement as...

Letters to the Editor 01-16-14

MAKE RIVER CLEANING A PRIORITY With only 2.5 inches of rain and 6 inches of snow, Findlay had its 11th highest flood in history three days before Christmas. The farm and city community have voiced concern to elected officials that water cannot get away from Findlay and Ottawa...