November 14, 2017

SC Thrive has joined the global #GivingTuesdayand the state-wide #GivingSC campaigns which harness the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate generosity internationally and locally. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following the popular Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, #GivingTuesday is on November…

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6 Personal Finance Tips I Wish I’d Learned in School

August 29, 2017

When I graduated from college, I had student loans, a low-paying job and bills for food and shelter. I did not make the best financial decisions, and at first, my credit suffered. I’m fortunate now to not be in that situation, and there are a few things I’ve learned along…

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The Mind-Body Experience

June 21, 2017

Have you ever had tense shoulders for days on end? Do you experience recurring headaches? Human beings experience stress. Sometimes, underlying thoughts and feelings can go unknown as the culprit. Yoga is a daily activity that can help your mind-body experience! Research has shown that a healthy mind and healthy…

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Fresh Food for Seniors

May 31, 2017

It’s time for senior discounts at Farmers’ Markets across SC! The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows low income senior citizens, age 60 and older, to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. SFMNP serves approximately 25,000 senior citizens in South Carolina. The program runs from May through mid-…

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Anyone. Anywhere.

May 26, 2017

A mental health crisis can affect Anyone. Anywhere. Anyone has the potential to experience a mental health problem or crisis. Your co-worker. Your friend. Your nephew. Your neighbor. More than 1 in 5 people experience at least 1 panic attack in their lifetime and approximately 30 million people in the…

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Millennials and Mental Health

March 21, 2017

5 Free Tech Recommendations Focused on Millennials and Mental Health Money. Work. Family. Health. Millennials report the highest stress levels of any generation. We aren’t just talking about the whippersnapper up the street; we are referring to anyone born between 1982 and 2004. Mental health problems are growing. Chances are…

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Technology for Older Adults: 4 Ways to Boost Senior Health and Well-Being with Tech

February 10, 2017

Today’s seniors are more tech-savvy than their parents and grandparents were, with many older adults using smartphones, social media, email and more. As of 2014, 77 percent of older adults had a cell phone, according to research from Pew Internet, marking an increase of eight percent in just two years.…

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Kick it up a notch this New Year

January 23, 2017

It’s that time of the year, folks! Some New Years resolutions are still in motion and some are already in the past. However, it’s always a good day to start a new path to improve your mental wellness. Any stage of the mental health spectrum can be helped by increasing…

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7 Ways to Promote Mental Health

November 8, 2016

[dropcap background=”#006838″ color=”#faf8cf” circle=”0″]1.[/dropcap]Share a Story  Share an anonymous success story in a newsletter or on social media. Use a staff member to create a video of the story to share with your audience. [dropcap background=”#006838″ color=”#faf8cf” circle=”0″]2.[/dropcap]Explain Mental Issues  Most people who haven’t experienced mental health issues have a…

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