Who Cares for the Caregiver? Take 2

In my last blog, we explored the underappreciated number of caregivers in the US often called “the invisible workforce”. I shared the physical, emotional, and financial impacts that caregiving has on individuals and families. The response was overwhelming and...

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Who Cares for the Caregiver?

A random flip through a magazine at my doctor’s office revealed an article that nearly knocked me out of my seat. There are approximately 44 million Americans who make up an “invisible workforce” caring daily for aging or ill loved ones. The article featured research...

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How We Can R.I.S.E. Against Depression

If you want to know what the face of a person who experiences depression looks like just take a second, look up, and observe the faces of the people around you. Better yet, look in the mirror because like it or not, depression is an equal opportunity invader....

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The P.I.T. Connection: What NASCAR has to do with Health

Somewhere between the fictional town of Mayberry and the ghosts of NASCAR past lies my childhood stomping grounds.  I grew up in Wilkes County, North Carolina, which has a fascinating history that intertwines moonshine, building cars to outrun the law and the birth of...

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Welcome to My Field of Dreams!

Welcome to Resiliency Counseling and Consulting (RCC) and my field of dreams! You’re cordially invited to join me on a journey of improving mental wellness in your life, community, and world. Whether we’re aware of it or not, we grapple daily with challenges that...

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