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Making the Most of Family Mealtime

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 11:15

Family dinners don’t happen very often in many homes for reasons like working late, after-school activities, varied schedules, or being a single parent doing it all. The list goes on and on and the result could be choosing something quick and easy while not always being healthy or eating at separate times in different places.

Complicated lives can be challenging for families to get together and enjoy quality time, but time spent together can have enormous benefits for everyone’s well-being. Here are some helpful ways to make family mealtime easier:

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Family Relationships during the Holiday's

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 14:15

Holiday season brings more time with loved ones, exciting events and sometimes unfortunately, additional stressors. Whether time crunches, family feuds, travel, work and school schedules or money are the source of additional stress, what should be an enjoyable time can become a toll on your health. Make the most of the holiday season with fun, delicious meals and break from the routine with some steps to removing the excess and make the most of the holidays.

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Recognizing Depression

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 09:45

Anyone can think of life events that would make you sad or frustrated, take away your energy, and even make you question the meaning of your life. We don’t want to call every passing low mood depression because we’d be making an illness out of what might be a normal way of feeling under bad conditions. Not every sad or mad feeling is depression that needs to be checked out by a doctor or therapist, but that may be a possibility. How can we tell the difference?

Here are some general questions to ask yourself when you’re trying to understand certain feelings:

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Work Life Balance

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 17:30

I say yin, you say yang. I say peanut butter, you say jelly. I say sweet, you say sour. Life’s all about balance. Mastering the art of work-life balance can feel like mounting an Olympic-sized beam, but not to worry. We’re here to help you perfect your routine. Read on for our top three insider tips on finding that perfect work-life balance.

Remember That Two-Letter Word

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Suicide Awareness

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 17:15

Chances are, you or someone you love has been impacted by suicide. In the US alone, someone dies by suicide every 11 minutes. The good news? Suicide is 100% preventable, and knowing how to help your loved one navigate these rough times may be instrumental in their road to recovery.
Keep reading for CVT’s essentials on suicide awareness and prevention.

We’ve been there, we’ve done that, and we’ve learned from it. Read on for our insider tips for getting back on track – and staying there.

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