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Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression?

Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression? How many of you have told yourselves that you want to lose 20 lb. by an event that you have in 3 days? Why stop there? Why not lose 10 lb. today? I’ve had so many goals around weight loss – lose […]

My Road to 26.2

Prior to running the marathon, I ran a yearly 5k on Thanksgiving just to eat more and see if I could still do it. I watched Erika’s Lighthouse runners two years ago at the Chicago marathon and loved the energy of the day. Of course, Erika’s Lighthouse is near and dear to my heart and […]

Interview with the Bobblehead Dad

Writer/blogger, Jim Higley of the Bobblehead Dad, Asks Erika’s Lighthouse, “What does every parent need to know about teenage depression and suicide?” Described as “Martha Stewart meets MacGyver,” Jim Higley has become an inspiring voice to people worldwide who daily enjoy his print and online columns for the Huffington Post and The Good Men Project. […]

6 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

It is normal to get nervous or worried every once in a while about an important or intimidating event, like taking the ACT or public speaking.  But, if you have this feeling all or most of the time, what you may be experiencing is anxiety.  It is one of the most common disorders that Americans […]