EVERYTHING has a mental health connection!
The Centers Solutions Podcast team discusses the mental health aspect of various issues and the "solutions" that can be found in therapy. Join Kristi Edwards--Centers' Executive Director & Licensed Professional Counselor, Melanie Saiz--Centers' Marketing & Development Director and host, Bailee Hennis--Executive Director of the Recording Library of West Texas (RLWT) as we bring in special community guests to discuss the mental health link to EVERYTHING UNDER THE WEST TEXAS SUN...Centers (@centerstx) and The Recording Library of West Texas (#RLWT) are both non-profit organizations located in Midland, Texas.
COVID EDITION: Food Anxiety in a Pandemic
The holidays, coupled with a global pandemic can be a time of torment for those struggling with eating disorders. Food anxiety is real and can affect us all. Jenn Mason, LPC & owner of Intuitive Healing Therapy and Denise DelPrincipe, Registered & Licensed Dietician Nutritionist & owner of ThoughtFull Nutrition join the podcast to offer some powerful insight into this important topic.
COVID EDITION: FOOD FOR THOUGHT - A PLANT BASED LIFESTYLE
Studies have shown that nutrition is linked to both physical and mental health. During a pandemic, many of us find ourselves trying to find ways to boost our immunity. Valerie Acosta, Executive Director of Healthy City, joins the podcast to share information about the plant based lifestyle and why adding more vegetables and fruit to your diet is essential.
COVID EDITION: THE HEALING OF KINDNESS
DID YOU KNOW THAT KINDNESS CAN POSITIVELY AFFECT BOTH YOUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH? In a world filled with so much adversity, it is a great time to encourage the spreading of KINDNESS! Listen in to learn a little about how and why we should practice the act of kindness today.
COVID EDITION: CIVIL UNREST with PASTOR ROY SMITH
Violence has erupted in cities across the US sparked by the death of George Floyd, an African-American man in police custody.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has recognized that the mental health impact of racism is considerable, and has formally declared a commitment to addressing the problem through all available means. Pastor Roy Smith of True Lite Christian Fellowship Church in Midland joins us to share his thoughts on this sensitive topic.
COVID EDITION: BACK TO SCHOOL
FROM IN ZOOM TO IN ZOOM "I’m reminded of this quote from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, “Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English.)As our community faces the ongoing pandemic and as we learn more about the coronavirus, curiouser provides an apt description, even if it is not proper English." Shelby Hammer, Head of Trinity School in Midland, joins the podcast to share the return to the classroom in 2020.
COVID EDITION: The Show Must Go On with Midland Community Theatre
HOW DOES A COMMUNITY THEATRE COPE WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING? "In this pandemic world, I'm going to quit looking too far ahead --there's just no way to have any certainty in that." Tim Jebsen, Executive Director of the Midland Community Theatre, joins the podcast to share the theatre's story of keeping the show going during a pandemic.