Dealing with grief after the loss of a loved one is never easy. After you survive the acute grief, when the emotional devastation is at its worse, you may feel like that is the end. The truth is that as long as you live, you may experience grief bursts on certain days associated with the
This podcast episode is extra special to me because I had the chance to speak with another mother who has lost a child. She lost her beautiful son four years ago in an accident. Since suffering her tragic loss, she has worked hard to overcome her grief. She is living an amazing and full life.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I am thankful to each and every one of you who are taking the time to listen to this podcast. This episode is all about surviving the holidays, and hopefully enjoying them as well. As we all know, this time of year can be difficult for any number of reasons.
Before we get into the details for this week’s podcast, I need to make a correction. If you are planning to nominate Get Happy With J for an award at https://www.podcastawards.com/, we are located under the “people’s choice” category and not the “health” category. Nominations will be accepted until July 31st, and we thank you in
Dr. Maryann Akers returns as a guest expert in this week’s podcast. In part one of our discussion, we are defining wellness. According to the National Wellness Institute, wellness is defined as “an active process through which people become aware of and make choices toward a more successful existence”. Just like happiness, wellness is a
This episode is the second half of my discussion with Lauren about postpartum depression. In part one we defined the condition and described what it is like to experience it. In this episode Lauren shares advice and tips on how to overcome postpartum depression. As I stated in part one, because it is similar to
Postpartum depression is real and goes largely under-diagnosed. The official statistic from the CDC says between 11 to 20% of all new mothers suffer from postpartum depression. My special guest this week believes the actual percentage is much higher. You will get to hear her personal story of living through this condition. It is rare