Wellbeing & Words Radio Broadcasts

Wellbeing & Words Radio Show plays on the airwaves and online. Tune in for conversations about mental health,, books, and more.
Wellbeing&Words airs in at least 10 different locations, both over the airwaves and online. All shows are archived for future learning and enjoyment.


Summer Reading and Stress Relief is the topic of the July Wellbeing & Words Radio ShowSummer means taking time for stress-relieving activities like picnics and relaxing with a good book. Sometimes ants try to ruin our picnic, but we don’t have to let these automatic negative thoughts take away our mental health and wellbeing. Tune in to the July Episode, Ants Can’t Ruin Your Picnic When You’re Lost in a Book, and fill your picnic basket with good stuff.




Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Health is for Everyone on Wellbeing & WordsMental Health Awareness Month: Mental Health is for YOU! Gabe Howard (writer, advocate, and motivational speaker) and I have a lively discussion about what mental health really is and who can achieve it (hint: it’s you!).  Tune in here! 







Psychiatric Hospitals exist to offer hope and healing.Hope in a Hospital. Join me on the Wellbeing & Words Show as I interview psychiatric nurse O’Donis Person.  O’Donis shares wisdom about the nursing soul as well as nursing the soul. We talk about what psychiatric hospitals are really like, from his perspective as a nurse and mine as a former patient. Also on this episode, hear an excerpt from Leave of Absence, a novel set largely in a behavioral health hospital.

Catch the broadcast here.



Josh Rivedal discusses mental health and stigma on the Wellbeing & Words Radio ShowI’m Possible! with Josh Rivedal: People are Possible.

Join Josh Rivedal and me in a conversation to see just how possible you really are: Wellbeing & Words March, 2017 Show. Additionally, listen to Josh read an excerpt from his newest book, to be released in 2017, Changing Minds, Breaking Stigma, Achieving the Impossibleand hear an excerpt from the novel Twenty-Four Shadowsa novel named to Kirkus Review’s Best Books of 2016. Enjoy the following whiteboard presentation, and make your day great every day!





Take That, Anxiety!

Take charge of your anxiety and your life. Tune in here for an interview with Jodi Aman, some anxiety talk, and a reading from a story. The below whiteboard presentation gives you a quick glimpse into the show. Make your day great, every day!