Mental Wellness

THE GUT/BRAIN AXIS AND OUR MENTAL HEALTH – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

THE GUT/BRAIN AXIS AND OUR MENTAL HEALTH – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

DID YOU KNOW THAT OUR BRAIN, AND OUR “GUT BRAIN” (lining of the gut) COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER! MICROBIOME ARE...

PROCESSING DEATH THROUGH SELF CARE:S.P.E.A.R. – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

PROCESSING DEATH THROUGH SELF CARE:S.P.E.A.R. – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

It’s been about fifteen months since my mother died. It was seven months from her diagnosis to her death, and...

“MIND YOUR FACTS” ABOUT RECOVERY FROM SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

“MIND YOUR FACTS” ABOUT RECOVERY FROM SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

Did you know… “researchers have found that brains that have been harmed by addiction do have the potential to “unlearn”...

TRAUMA INFORMED JOURNALING:A TOOL FOR PROMOTING WELLNESS :WRITE IT DOWN – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

TRAUMA INFORMED JOURNALING:A TOOL FOR PROMOTING WELLNESS :WRITE IT DOWN – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

“Using my training, education and lived experience as a mental health/wellness, and holistic health practitioner, I work with many people...

COACHING TRAUMA RESPONSE ACTIVITIES FOR WELLNESS – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

COACHING TRAUMA RESPONSE ACTIVITIES FOR WELLNESS – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

Today I choose the following as my trauma response recovery activity to promote healing: A peaceful environment Connection to Spirit...

“VERIFYING VISUAL VERBIAGE”: WORD ASSOCIATION AND IMAGERY IN MANAGING PAIN, OR RATHER “UNEASY AWARENESS/CONSCIOUSNESS/PERCEPTION” – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

“VERIFYING VISUAL VERBIAGE”: WORD ASSOCIATION AND IMAGERY IN MANAGING PAIN, OR RATHER “UNEASY AWARENESS/CONSCIOUSNESS/PERCEPTION” – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

In my continued work professionally, and personally seeking a deeper understanding of the mind/body connection, I have learned a simple,...

WORKPLACE WELLNESS:WHEN YOU “FEEL” SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

WORKPLACE WELLNESS:WHEN YOU “FEEL” SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

Emotions are the drivers of our emotional capacity, and they are our signals whether it is safe to approach, or...

YOU CANNOT OUTRUN AN AVALANCHE:TRUE STORY – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

YOU CANNOT OUTRUN AN AVALANCHE:TRUE STORY – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

“After a very challenging and difficult year of profound loss, family illness, and hardships of many types, and at the...

HELPING CLIENTS HEAL FROM NARCISSISTIC ABUSE – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

HELPING CLIENTS HEAL FROM NARCISSISTIC ABUSE – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., CHHC, CPS

I recently began working with a client who is being pulverized by her ex, a narcissist. She arrived beaten down...

THE PROCESS OF ADAPTING A WELLNESS MINDSET – LOVE, WENDY

THE PROCESS OF ADAPTING A WELLNESS MINDSET – LOVE, WENDY

In time spent with my life transitions coach/counselor, I have been told to “let go of the toxic relationships in...

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