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Publication 4 Steps to Managing Stress in Farming and Ranching
Working in agriculture brings its own set of unique experiences and stresses. The Managing Rural Stress Model allows you to use a reflective approach and explore multiple steps in dealing with stress concerns. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
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Publication Talking to Children About Terrorism
Children may experience strong emotions when faced with mass violence or terrorist acts either on television or in the news. This publication helps parents and adults find ways to support children through kindness, understanding and reassurance.
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Publication Key Coping Tools in Times of Farm/Ranch Stress
All of us cope with the stresses and challenges of life daily. When it comes to farm/ranch stress finding tools that will help us manage stress is needed to help make decisions. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
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Publication RealAudio document My Coping Strategies Plan - At Home and on the Farm
Creating a coping toolbox and planning steps to a more sustainable lifestyle can help you manage farm and ranching, family or individual stresses in a healthy way. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
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Publication My Farming Resource Network
Building a strong support and resource system for you and your family will come in handy during a time of need or concern. Make a list of the family, friends, neighbors, agencies and organizations that can help you and give you advice. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
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Publication text/texmacs Teens and Digital Devices: A Guide for Parents
Digital devices play an important role in the daily lives of teens. While they do offer many benefits, they can also expose teens to cyberbullying and other harmful effects that can be detrimental to a teen's health and overall development. Parents should be actively involved in their teens' lives and educate themselves about digital devices and social media so they can provide adequate support.
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Publication Teens and Cellphones: A Guide for Teachers
The widespread use of cell phones by teenagers raises the concern of the negative effects it could have on their performance in school. However, teachers can work with their students to incorporate effective cell phone use into the classroom. When used appropriately, cell phones can enhance class participation and allow students to access current information.
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Publication text/texmacs Snooze News: The Importance of Healthy Sleep Habits
We can support our children emotionally, physically, academically and socially just by helping them establish healthy sleep habits.
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Publication Family Caregiving: The Who and What of Family Caregiving
Family caregiving is an activity that occurs across many different settings. Individuals in need of care at particular times may include adult children with special needs, aging parents, a sick family member or a friend. People may need help with transportation to medical appointments, light chores around the home, payment of bills or personal care. No matter the person or the need, the who and the what of family caregiving clearly are important to understand.
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Publication Family Caregiving: Planning for Care for You or a Loved One
The time to plan for the care needs of yourself, a family member or another you care about is before the person might need it. At the least, planning often can occur before the care needs become more significant. Planning for care involves strategies such as assessing the situation, discussing the big concerns and forming a support or caregiving team.
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