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How to find a therapist if you’ve never had one before

Eighteen months into the pandemic, mental health support is in high demand. If you're thinking about reaching out for support, here are some ideas on how to get started finding a therapist.

Insurance Education

How Your Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health

The perceived disconnect between “mind” and “body” creates the misconception that mental illness is not a physical disease. In reality, mental health has a direct impact on your physical health.

Healthy Lifestyle

How to stay motivated to exercise (10 tips for long-term success)

Certified personal trainer Michelle Rogers shares expert tips to help you stick with your exercise plan.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

What to do when you feel like you’re failing at exercise and healthier choices

It’s not easy to get in shape, eat differently or lose weight when you’ve fought that battle most of your life. Sometimes we try the latest diet or exercise craze and then feel defeated when we can’t stick with it. But setbacks are part of the journey!

Fitness

What to do when you feel like you’re failing at exercise and healthier choices

It’s not easy to get in shape, eat differently or lose weight when you’ve fought that battle most of your life. Sometimes we try the latest diet or exercise craze and then feel defeated when we can’t stick with it. But setbacks are part of the journey!

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness, Nutrition

Parents’ Checklist: Prepare Your Family’s Health for Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school season can be stressful for both parents and kids, which makes it all the more important to take extra good care of your health and your child's health. We compiled a simple health checklist for the season to come.

Healthy Lifestyle

Your monkeypox questions answered

Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency, which means you likely have questions and concerns. Dr. Larry Wu answers your questions about monkeypox, from how it spreads and who's at risk to how to protect yourself and others.

Healthy Lifestyle, Health Conditions

Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

Did you know that nearly half of U.S. adults with a mental health diagnosis are dealing with more than one mental health disorder at a time? Derek shares his experience managing multiple mental health conditions and finding ways to thrive.

Healthy Lifestyle, Mental Health

What growing up on a farm taught me about food security

Growing up, I woke up every day and watched my community work long, hard hours to put food on people’s tables. Yet people are still going hungry. Here's how we're partnering with farmers to get healthier, fresher and more affordable food into the hands of North Carolinians.

Employee Spotlights

What growing up on a farm taught me about food security

Growing up, I woke up every day and watched my community work long, hard hours to put food on people’s tables. Yet people are still going hungry. Here's how we're partnering with farmers to get healthier, fresher and more affordable food into the hands of North Carolinians.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

Blue Cross NC nurse saves a life over the phone

Cheryl Propst is one of about 350 Blue Cross NC nurses. When a member called in with signs of a stroke, Cheryl took action to save his life.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

It’s like wearing a neon sign announcing “I’m a cancer survivor”

Robin Winters felt like she had a neon sign over her head announcing to the world that she had breast cancer. She tried to hide it, until one day she learned to embrace what it meant to be a survivor. Now she helps others find that strength in themselves.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

How to be an Ally to Indigenous People this American Indian Heritage Month

November is Indian American Heritage Month. Here are three ways to be an ally to indigenous people, from Blue Cross NC's tribal liaison.

Life at Blue Cross NC