Wellness And Recovery
What Is Wellness And Recovery?
Let’s explore the ways to wellness and keys, and tips, for recovery in the articles below.
Articles About Wellness & Recovery
I want to thank the military men and women past and present for their service and the thousands of behavioral health practitioners, doctors, psychologists, social workers, counselors and volunteers who dedicate their professional lives to them.read more
Wondering if you or a loved one may identify as an Adult Child of an Alcoholic? Know the signs and that both hope and healing are available.read more
it’s not just nonalcoholic beer and ‘mocktails’ that is driving the ‘sober curious’ trend. Here’s a look at why many are choosing not to drink these days.read more
From Joseph Sheep and Rabbits to Charlie’s Pizza and the Farmers’ Plight: The Yankton Mental Health Conference
Thanks to psychiatric nurse Dale Knode and Paradigm Treatment Centers, I had the opportunity to keynote and present three times at the Yankton Mental Health Conference. The audience was 250 strong and was comprised of counselors and mental health workers across the...read more
I have a breaking point of sorts. When life gets me down and there are too many things that are beyond my scope, I seem to have a peculiar knack (not a huge knock-down- drag-out), rather a ridiculous marshmallow pillow fight of a melt down and get myself into a bit of...read more
One of my favorite sayings that the indomitable David Zint, a motivational coach and Soul Cycle instructor says is: “we repeat what we do not repair.” Such was the case I recently experienced. Sometimes you want something so badly that you err. I wanted so badly to be...read more
The holidays are filled with many opportunities for people of all ages to create beautiful memories as they gather with family and friends. This season also brings a few challenges for staying healthy, especially for our beloved senior citizens. This year, consider...read more
Holiday season is upon us and everyone knows about the Twelve Days of Christmas. In the spirit of this, I’d like to share with you Thirteen Things to Check Out to Stay Strong in Recovery. Long before anyone takes a drink or uses a drug, the signs of relapse rear their...read more
Reflecting On Past Experience As I contemplate my seventy second year, I recall the many lives I have lived, the trials and tribulations, the loves, losses, the successes and failures I have experienced. I know that I have brought joy to some and consternation to...read more
Additional Resources For Wellness
My Wooky Book
Moments of Clarity
Christopher Crawford Kennedy
Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal
Learn To Thrive
Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?