Category Archives: Mind & Body Wellness

Winter Blues Resources List

Episode 133 of The Best Life Podcast SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) Holiday Blues, and Winter Depression are all very real. While there are some tips to help, here are also some resources to be able to talk with someone, during the winter or year round. Teen Counseling – Online Counseling – iCounseling  & LGBTQ…

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I told you that to tell you this… (rewriting your story)

I swear there was a reason for telling you all about my “Sperm Dad” in the last two posts and I tell you all of that to tell you THIS: YOU CAN REWRITE YOUR STORY. I am often asked, “Danny, how the heck have you turned out so positive after so much craziness in your life?” Well…

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IS THIS REAL LIFE? (why my life is a Jerry Springer episode) [Part 1 of 2]

My name given at birth was Danielle. My dad’s name is Daniel, but my mom said she saw the name of an author, Danielle Steel, and thought it was pretty, and that is where she got it from. (Dad says it was after him, so I’ll let them argue that one out. 😉) I’ve been waiting over 5…

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Why aren’t you thinking about your brain?

I’ve felt, for some time, that nutrition and exercise play a vital part in mental health. I remember first saying that I wanted to kill myself when I was 6 or 7 years old. I’m not sure I knew exactly what that meant, but I remember my aunt saying it, and she got a lot…

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My 2015 Reading List and Audible List

In 2015, I set a goal to read 30 Books by the end of the year. I did it!!! Here are all the titles and order I read them (with links to my faves) Below this list is also a Free Audio Book and 30 Day Trial to Audible, along with all the titles I…

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3 Best Tips to Stay Fit, From a Pro

  I have been in the fitness and wellness industry for a long, long time. When I first started training, I had just come from being paralyzed for a year, and I would see many people at the gym with disabilities, working out and pushing themselves, so I had a very “NO EXCUSES” mind-set. I…

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