From Pandemic Puppies to COVID Kitties: 5 Benefits of Pet Ownership During the Pandemic

Self-Care for Stressful Times

Self-Care for Stressful Times

Self care allows us to be resilient in stressful times AND be there for those who depend on us. Check out this collection of simple tips on practicing self-care from Pine Rest staff.

Growth through Hardship: How to Be a “SurThrivor”

Growth through Hardship: How to Be a “SurThrivor”

Regarding growth and mental strength, the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche famously said: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Do you find that to be true? Maybe sometimes. A variety of factors, conditions, choices, and behaviors contribute to…

Loneliness: Dr. Greg Mallis Participates in WGVU Panel with Shelley Irwin

Loneliness: Dr. Greg Mallis Participates in WGVU Panel with Shelley Irwin
Dr. Greg Mallis from the Pine Rest Southwest Clinic in Grandville participated in a recent panel discussion by Shelley Irwin for WGVU TV’s Family Health Matters on Sunday, February 21. The topic, 'Breaking Loneliness,' addressed the challenges teens may experience...

Understanding How Virtual Play Therapy Works

Understanding How Virtual Play Therapy Works

National Play Therapy Week is February 3 – 13, 2021! How does play therapy work during a pandemic when therapy sessions move online? Amanda Shaneberger, Registered Play Therapist, explains!

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Disturbing and traumatic news of terrorism, violence and natural disasters can lead to PSTD-like symptoms. Learn how to recognize the signs and care for yourself.