Mental Wellness

Normalizing Stress – Wendy Coven Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

Normalizing Stress – Wendy Coven Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

A stress mindset, or the belief¬†that stress has debilitating consequences such that we believe that we are being “threatened,” or...

A Journey that has come full circle – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

A Journey that has come full circle – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

My body has changed. Lupus and the drugs it needs to tame it causes weight gain and “moon face.” For...

“I shall not want” Psalm 23 1 – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

“I shall not want” Psalm 23 1 – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

When my doctor suggested that I take a medication that actually “increases the levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine...

I Choose To Live, Love, Laugh and Learn, Wendy Coven Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

I Choose To Live, Love, Laugh and Learn, Wendy Coven Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

Threats of bodily harm, and threats/following through of the withdrawing of affection from a parent to a young child, adolescent...

My article In FIND ADDICTION REHABS – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

My article In FIND ADDICTION REHABS – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

I have been sought out by Find Addiction Rehabs to write an article on Substance Use/Mental Health Disorders and Wellness!...

REMOVING THE POISON RATHER THAN INGESTING IT –  Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

REMOVING THE POISON RATHER THAN INGESTING IT – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, CPS

When one is living with (in the same house, or in a relationship within their inner circle not living together)...

UNHEALED CHILDHOOD TRAUMA CAN PERMANENTLY AFFECT THE FAMILY DYNAMIC – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

UNHEALED CHILDHOOD TRAUMA CAN PERMANENTLY AFFECT THE FAMILY DYNAMIC – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

When a child experiences trauma in the home whether they are observing an ill (mental and/or physical) parent/loved one, an...

REALITY CHECK – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

REALITY CHECK – Wendy Blanchard, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

Did you know? The process of writing activates the rational parts of the brain and slows down the automatic parts...

MANAGING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

MANAGING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE – WENDY BLANCHARD, M.S., INHC, NYCPS

On Sept. 9, 2021, due to excessive walking and standing, bending, ongoing, over a period of 8 hours, which is...

“My road to recovery is long and winding, but I am never lost or far from home. Either way. My recovery is my only responsibility.” IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOHNNY M. – LOVE, WENDY

“My road to recovery is long and winding, but I am never lost or far from home. Either way. My recovery is my only responsibility.” IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOHNNY M. – LOVE, WENDY

As I continue to raise awareness on the brain disorders of addiction and mental illness, the more I learn of...

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