When life gets busy and overwhelming, it can be difficult to find peace and comfort. Our wellness coach Kathy Morrow says moving your body, having good thoughts, and challenging yourself are ways to help you find the calm within the crazy during the holidays, and all year round. These are her picks for great reading material from Excursions.
The past few months I’ve learned a lot about addiction, treatment, and recovery. It’s not because I’m an addict myself or that anyone I know (that I’m aware of) is either. I’m a marketing assistant for Sanford House, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center. It’s my job to research and learn about different social network [read more]
Recently, I was in a group of women in recovery and I asked everyone what they were grateful for – with a caveat. I usually spearhead any gratefulness pledge (my children, a recent hike, my sobriety…), but my car had just been towed away and I was feeling a bit negative about the potential outcome. There was a mar [read more]
When Sanford House Wellness Coach, Kathy Morrow heard about the rock climbing wall at the YMCA, she was unimpressed. Actually she was wary. She’s fit as a fiddle, but afraid of heights. The women residents had been looking at the wall every time they went to the Grand Rapids YMCA, and their requests to “try [read more]