Stress is a pain in the neck: If you’re literally feeling the effects of too many hours staring at a computer screen, sitting in a not-so-ergonomically-correct chair, or carrying a year’s worth of pandemic worries in your shoulders,  Members with ELCA-primary health benefits now have access to SWORD, a virtual therapy program for joint pain available at no out-of-pocket cost. Watch this short video.

For an introduction, and to learn more about SWORD go to your MyPortico page. 

Get the best rest. Good sleep is as much a factor of whole-person well-being as diet, exercise, and prayer. Check out the small steps you can take to set yourself up for sleeping well, getting your heart pumping and other resources on 2021 Live Well.

Focusing on sleep for part of your Lent journey? For ELCA-Primary members, both Being and Learn to Live, which can be found on your MyPortico page, offer more in-depth coaching and tracking that can help you make meaningful, lasting change.

Questions about Taxes? The Richard R. Hammar Clergy Tax Guide and the Federal Reporting Guide for Churches are both available on MyPortico at no cost to you. Learn More.