mental health and wellness

SHIFTING MY ENERGY AND MINDSET TODAY…”I AM WELL!” AND SO IT IS… – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

SHIFTING MY ENERGY AND MINDSET TODAY…”I AM WELL!” AND SO IT IS… – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

Living with a chronic disease can be exhausting, however, if we practice a positive mindset and use spiritual solutions and...

SELF CARE ON A WHOLE OTHER LEVEL : STANDING IN MY POWER – LOVE, WENDY

SELF CARE ON A WHOLE OTHER LEVEL : STANDING IN MY POWER – LOVE, WENDY

The pain is debilitating. The swelling has stopped any active mobility. The burning sensations down my arms and in my...

FROM THE INSIDE OUT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

FROM THE INSIDE OUT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

When you live in wellness in recovery from Substance Use Disorder and co-occurring disorders (and recovery is a lifelong process)...

“HATS” – LOVE, WENDY

“HATS” – LOVE, WENDY

I am tasked with many responsibilities, obligations, as well as tasks that I have chosen which are self directed, that...

HOW ARE YOU FEELING? – LOVE, WENDY

HOW ARE YOU FEELING? – LOVE, WENDY

Emotions are real. We are allowed to feel what we feel. Triggers are real. We are allowed to feel what...

FINDING BALANCE IN OUR NEW NORMAL IN RECOVERY – LOVE, WENDY

FINDING BALANCE IN OUR NEW NORMAL IN RECOVERY – LOVE, WENDY

Last night I went to sleep at 5:30pm and slept until the alarm rang at 5:45am this morning. Totally exhausted....

A GLIMPSE INTO MY JOURNEY:HEALING FROM TRAUMA, ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS – LOVE, WENDY

A GLIMPSE INTO MY JOURNEY:HEALING FROM TRAUMA, ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS – LOVE, WENDY

I had been emotionally beaten repeatedly for decades…NO MORE. I thought because it was multiple family members, I had to...

WE ALL HAVE MENTAL HEALTH – LOVE, WENDY

WE ALL HAVE MENTAL HEALTH – LOVE, WENDY

We ALL have mental health. We ALL experience emotions and feelings that are non linear and may build slowly over...

SELF CARE AND WELLNESS FOR GUT/BRAIN HEALTH – WENDY BLANCHARD, MS, CHHC, CPS

SELF CARE AND WELLNESS FOR GUT/BRAIN HEALTH – WENDY BLANCHARD, MS, CHHC, CPS

 

MENTAL ILLNESS UP CLOSE AND WAY TOO PERSONAL – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

MENTAL ILLNESS UP CLOSE AND WAY TOO PERSONAL – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., CHHC, CPS

One important lesson that I learned quite some time ago, was that I cannot be a “therapist” to family members,...