The Finding My Psych Health and Wellness Podcast

The Finding My Psych Health and Wellness Podcast


Latest Episodes

My Sober Identity - Why Do I Feel So Much Shame? (Full Disclosure)
January 28, 2023

I discovered today that I have a great deal of shame about identifying myself as, "sober". Johnny and I have been sober since September after a serous health scare. I choose not to drink in support of Johnny who lives with an addiction to alcohol. Sinc

How I Quit Caffeine and Failed Miserably (A Confession)
January 21, 2023

I had no idea how difficult quitting caffeine was going to be. I have been a coffee drinker since I was eighteen years old. No doubt that I started my caffeine addiction well before that drinking Coca Cola, Pepsi, and Jolt back in the day. The ubiquito

Jerod & Johnny - 2022, The Year Denial Lost Grip (New Year's Eve)
December 31, 2022

In some ways, 2022 has been a year of reckoning. This was the year that denial lost her grip. Alcohol was destroying both of us in its own way and chipping away at the foundation of our marriage. Following a significant health scare, as a couple we com

Stimulants (Methamphetamines) - Horrors, Harms, & Care Options
November 05, 2022

Methamphetamine is the most destructive non-pharmaceutical substance impacting every sector of society. It results in both violent and non-violent crime in every community it impacts. This is evidenced by the work done by the Montana Meth Project. In t

How I Trained and Finished My First 42.2k - Liz Garrett, Vegan Marathoner
October 16, 2022

Liz recently completed the Eversource Hardford Marathon on October 8th. Liz comes back on the show to describe her training strategy and approach to completing the marathon distance. For the plant-based curious, Liz also describes her approach to nutrit

Gratitude - The Critical Step in Your Journey of Self-Discovery and Healing
October 07, 2022

Our success is defined by those who helped get us here. As we develop into better individuals, parents, and professionals, it is critical that we take the time to acknowledge those who have made that development possible. The best expression comes in th

My Husband's Recovery Journey and Our Commitment to Sobriety as a Family
October 01, 2022

In today's episode, I reveal our commitment to recovery as a family of two. COVID provided a gift - Issues became magnified as they were impossible to conceal due to proximity. My husband has struggled over the years, a coping strategy discovered to be

Orthorexia - The Lesser Known Eating Disorder Among Vegans
August 20, 2022

Orthorexia, a lesser known eating disorder not yet approved by the American Psychiatric Association, is characterized as an obsession with eating, 'clean' food. Individuals typically categorize food in terms of, 'good vs. bad' and are often concerned wit

Weight Loss Without Exercise - Dr. Attia's Three Levers of Nutrition
August 06, 2022

Frustrated with those extra pounds that hang on no matter how hard you workout? Let's face it, exercise alone rarely results in sustainable weight loss. In fact, if you want to lose weight, a surgical approach focusing on diet just might be the key.

Data is Making Us Anxious and Depressed (Thoughts & Recommendations)
July 16, 2022

I love data. However, as someone who grew up as a member of the Gen-X generation, I have the advantage of remembering what it was like not to have a computer, cell phone, or wearable tracking your every move. While I obsess over the information coming a