Beating Stress During the Holidays

PilgrimEvery year during the holidays, we try to remind our readers about the fact that the holiday season can be stressful for all of us, and particularly for individuals with mental health problems. We like to offer a few tips that might help folks get through the holidays a little more smoothly.

Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow. If you haven’t already, take a quick break and then BREATHE. Then go the Mayo Clinic website and read their article on managing stress during the holidays.

We’ll summarize the main points here:

  1. Acknowledge your feelings.
  2. Reach out to others.
  3. Be realistic with your holiday expectations.
  4. Set aside differences with others.
  5. Stick to a budget.
  6. Plan ahead for shopping, meals, visits, etc.
  7. Learn how to say no.
  8. Don’t give up your healthy habits.
  9. Take a breather when you feel stressed.
  10. Get professional help if you need it.

The article explains each of these points and provide helpful examples.

Don’t forget – we’ve still got Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s coming, so read carefully!

And have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Warner Robins Group Visits PWC

Phoenix Center visitLast week, Perry Wellness Center was delighted to welcome three administrative leaders from the Phoenix Center Community Services Board. This comprehensive service program provides mental health, developmental disability, and addictive disease services to individuals in the Warner Robins area.

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Biggest Loser Contest May Be a Winner

Biggest LoserThis week, Perry Wellness Center began a new activity that we hope will be a winner – or should we say “loser”? It’s a new weight loss program, modeled on the popular NBC TV show, “The Biggest Loser.”

The program kicked off with a weigh-in on Monday, November 18. The entry fee for the competition was $3 for peers and $5 for staff. Project director Nakia Rhone and treasurer Shanesha Edge were selected by the group, and all rules for the competition were established by peers. The rules are simple:

  1. In order to become involved, peers/staff must weigh in at the beginning and end of the competition.
  2. Names and weights will be private and not for public review.
  3. The winner will be declared based upon who loses the larges percentage of weight.
  4. In the event of a tie, there will be a tie breaker to select one winner.

Written suggestions were also offered to participants, including:

  1. If you choose to work in groups for the competition, you cannot complain if another member of the group loses more than you do.
  2. If you choose to do any kind of diet, find out if the diet is considered safe.
  3. We should hear no “bad-mouthing” of other contestants. We all need encouragement as we lose weight.
  4. Most importantly, have fun and lose weight to enjoy better health and wellness.

Peers – and staff – generally welcome the opportunity for a healthy challenge with others on the campus. We’re hoping that the weight-loss competition proves to be rewarding in many ways for our participants.

In the above photo, one unidentified peer places his feet firmly on the digital scale as he prepares to find out his baseline weight. Just remember – the more you weigh, the more you can lose!

Putting Our Best Faces Forward

Makeup LessonWe aren’t vain – we just like to look our best! Isn’t that true of most women? At Perry Wellness Center, it’s no different. Although no structured cosmetology classes are taught on campus, informal primping has become more structured lately, as peers gather to help each other with hair styling and makeup at the start of each day.

“Some of us do not have time for total makeup preparation and hair combing before the early morning pickup by our van,” Michelle Manness explained. “I have friends at Perry Wellness Center who will use my makeup or their own to help me meet friends and visitors each day.”

Having a freshly made up face and attractively styled hair gives many ladies the extra confidence they need to socialize throughout the day. Perry Wellness Center founder Stuart Perry is a strong believer in “total body presentation.” As part of our wellness program’s belief in “healthy body, healthier mind,” we practice the Whole Health Action Management (W.H.A.M.) program, which promotes ways to manage mental illness through healthier and more confident living. Other programs offered at Perry Wellness Center, such as our “Biggest Loser” weight loss program and weight-lifting classes are examples of this total body approach to recovery.

“We create programs and make changes each week as we discover the changing needs of our peers,” Stuart notes. “We want the best for them.” And yes, sometimes the right lipstick can make a difference!

In the above photo, Michelle Manness takes time to help Nicole Jackson apply makeup before she presents herself to other peers and staff for the day.

Support Grows for Kaylon Holt's Donations

Brita HobbsThe saga of peer Kaylon Holt. Kaylon, as you will recall, is the dedicated young man who has collected or spearheaded the collection of hundreds of thousands of pop tops for donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Columbus, GA. As record holder for achieving the largest individual collection in such a short time period, others are joining in to provide support for Kaylon and his cause.

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