Resources - Taking Care of Yourself

Time Management Techniques and Systems

The British website Businessballs describes ways of analyzing and prioritizing your time use for better time management.

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Clergy Health: A Review of Literature

Dr. Lovett H. Weems Jr. and Joseph E. Arnold produced this overview of clergy health studies for the Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary in 2009.

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10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

Ten anxiety management techniques recommended by the counseling center of the Australian National University, Canberra.

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The Road to Resilience

The American Psychological Association offers a practical guide to strategies for developing personal resilience in this article formatted as a digital slideshow.

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Leaders Who Last: Sustaining Yourself and Your Ministry

Author and pastor Margaret Marcuson suggests that the key to sustainable ministry is focusing on your inner resources for proactive leadership, instead of trying harder to help, fix or change others.

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The Connection

The blog of the Clergy Health Initiative at Duke Divinity School, the Connection offers information and inspiration for clergy pursuing wellness.

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Confidence Without Clarity

A 2013 article in Leadership Journal discusses how church leaders can approach sharing their vision for a congregation while experiencing uncertainty.

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Maintaining Personal Resiliency: Lessons Learned from Evangelical Protestant Clergy

This scientific article on clergy and personal resiliency from the Winter 2003 issue of the Journal of Psychology and Theology can be purchased for download for $5.

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Seven Aspects of Clergy Development

This four-page PDF file developed by the American Baptist Churches USA outlines areas of clergy development that the newly ordained may need to work on: leadership and ministry skills, spiritual health, emotional health, intellectual health, physical health, relational health, and financial health.

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