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Cultivating Joy with Gratitude

Posted on:30 - 08 - 2018 Posted in:

Brene Brown (researcher) found that joy and gratitude were described as spiritual practices that were bound to a belief in human interconnectedness and a power greater than us. People interviewed described living a joyful life is attributed to their gratitude practice. To cultivate the spiritual practices that lead to joyfulness, especially gratitude. We have to […]

Don’t Forget Your Immunizations

Posted on:06 - 08 - 2018 Posted in:

Did you know that even as adults, it is important to stick to an immunization schedule? Getting your vaccines will help to safeguard your chances of living a long healthy life. Vaccines can help to decrease your risk of disease as well as helping to decrease the spread of disease in your community. When people […]

62 Days to LifeWalk

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Have you ever walked the 5k through Turtle Creek? Have you ever danced on the grass of Oak Lawn Park with your community because you feel hope for the future? That’s LifeWalk. LifeWalk, the Dallas AIDS Walk, is the time and space where community members gather annually to celebrate progress and raise money for tomorrow. […]

Why Walk to End AIDS?

Posted on:06 - 07 - 2018 Posted in:

When I tell people for the first time that I work for healthcare non-profit providing care for North Texans with HIV and AIDS, the reaction from each person is the same “does that still exist? Do people still die?” HIV and AIDS still exist. But AIDS doesn’t have to. In early 2016, the Undetectable = […]

Red Ribbon Society Recognition

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“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward Red Ribbon Society Members were feeling the gratitude Wednesday, July 27th at the annual Red Ribbon Society Appreciation event, held at Mercado 369 in Bishop Arts. Each year, Red Ribbon Society members are recognized for helping power […]

You’ve Got a Friend

Posted on:04 - 06 - 2018 Posted in:

  Collective gasp. “Wow”. Silence.   The black drape laid on the floor no longer needed to hide the seven panel spectrum & silver art piece behind it. Artist Jojo Herda spoke just before the unveiling about how she was moved by the quality and community focus of care provided by Prism Health North Texas. […]

Pride Month Challenge

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Today, ¾ of new HIV infections in Dallas County are men who have sex with men (which is mostly gay/bi men and transwomen). The current projections are that 1 in 2 transwomen of color will contract HIV in her lifetime. 1 in 2 black men who have sex with men will contract HIV in his […]

What makes ‘pride’?

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When it comes to self-talk we can be our own toughest critic. The definition of self-talk is the act or practice of talking to oneself, through internal dialogue. Self-talk can be negative or positive. Negative self-talk can be self-limiting and it can undermine one’s self esteem. Excessive negative self-talk can exacerbate feelings of stress, depression […]

Achieving Better Health in DFW

Posted on:08 - 05 - 2018 Posted in:

Recently Prism Health North Texas was invited to present at the annual Dallas Fort Worth Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Conference in Arlington TX. The 2018 conference theme was “Case Management: Constructing Better Outcomes” and PHNTX staff presented on “HIV Infection – Achieving Better Outcomes in the Community. The focus of the conference was […]

Our Bodies Were Meant to Move

Posted on:07 - 05 - 2018 Posted in:

Our bodies were meant to move — they actually crave exercise. Regular exercise is necessary for physical fitness and good health. It reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases.  When you exercise, your body uses energy to keep going. Aerobic exercise involves continuous and rhythmic physical motion, such […]