April 22, 2020

Years ago, I heard Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder defined in a way that really stuck with me.  I don't recall where it came from, but wherever I read it or saw it, PTSD was defined as a "normal reaction to an abnormal situation".  I think this definition is a grea...

January 29, 2020

Since our beginning in 2011, there have been two books that, for us, acted as a large part of the base upon which we built our practice.  The first book was "Spark:  The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain", written by Dr. John Ratey and published in 20...

June 6, 2019

Victoria Fisher, LMSW, started working at The Well Being this past January.  Prior to joining our practice, she had worked as an outpatient therapist at Montcalm Care Network, and more recently, Hope Partners at Hope Network.  

Below is the transcript of a rec...

A conundrum is a confusing and difficult problem, vexing, a quandary and dilemma. There are many serious issues and concerns which Our civilization faces which might be defined by such terminology. If I were speaking of climate change some would suggest that it is the...

This past February, I found myself struggling with a fairly significant episode of depression.  Interestingly enough, even though I’m a therapist, by the time I actually came to the realization that I was going through a depressive episode, it had been going on for at...

April 3, 2019

People come through our doors with a variety of goals.  One of the goals many people have is to lose weight.  Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry and it’s so deeply ingrained in our culture, for many people the words “fitness,” “exercise” and even “heal...

February 26, 2019

We are closing in on the end of February which is a really nice thing for any of us who have worked our way through it. It isn't  like I have struggled to any great degree with SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. Now that might be due to the general commitment to an exer...

November 12, 2018

One question that has been asked frequently regarding the research on exercise as a form of treatment for depression, is, "Of all the various forms of exercise, what type is most effective"? 

Is it running?  Biking?  Walking?  Weight lifting?  Crossfit?...

October 24, 2018

 A couple of years ago, I signed up for the following "Google Alerts":  "Exercise and Depression", "Exercise and Anxiety", and "Exercise and Mental Health".  Since then, three times a day, I receive an email from Google "alerting" me to any news that has popped up on t...

April 24, 2018

Last week, I stumbled across an article, the title of which, "I Have Depression and Anxiety.  Please Stop Telling Me to 'Go for a Run", immediately grabbed my attention.   

The author, Beth McColl, is an individual who struggles with depression, and was appare...

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