How much time do you think about the care of your cows? Research has found that the health and happiness of your cows are connected to the quality and quantity of milk production. The technology you use, the bedding, the grooming, the feeding, the comfort of the barn, and even the naming of your cows influences their well-being. Now, how often do you think about caring for yourself? Finding the right strategies and supports for your wellness will improve your moo-d, health, and productivity.
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Carrie Pollard, MSW RSW is an experienced psychotherapist, wife of a grain farmer, mother of five, and co-founder of the National Farmer Mental Health Alliance.