Archives for October 2012

Funerals 101

November 2, 2012 – The suspect arrested for killing the Coloradan, Jessica Ridgeway was studying mortuary science at Arapahoe Community College. There are many misperceptions about funeral directors (aka undertakers, morticians). My guest on this Friday’s episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg is Norvell Ballard, owner of Ballard Family Mortuary in Denver. Mr. Ballard […]

Halloween, Youth, and Peer Pressure

October 26, 2012 – Halloween is right around the corner, but what if you don’t want to dress up or go trick or treating with your friends? How can youth resist the lure of the culture and avoid being peer pressured into celebrating Halloween? What are Godly alternatives to Halloween? Is being a Christian boring? […]

The Superman Years: The Emotional Life of a Parent Caring for a Child with Type 1 Diabetes

October 19, 2012 – Do you have a child or loved one with diabetes or some other chronic illness? How does chronic illness impact the entire family? How do you take care of your loved one without losing yourself? My guest on this Friday’s show is Linda Buzogany, licensed psychotherapist and psychology professor who is […]

Managing Your Stress

October 12, 2012 – To wrap up Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), our topic is stress management. Stress is inevitable, but there are many healthy and effective strategies that can help you to cope with stress better.  My guest is chiropractor Dr. Roechelle Smith, owner of Prolific Chiropractic in Aurora, CO. Dr. Smith takes a […]

Mental Illness Awareness Pt. 2 – Depression and Bipolar Disorder

October 5, 2012 – The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) and it was established in an effort to raise awareness about mental illness. Our topic this week will address the signs and symptoms of depression and bipolar disorder in adults and provide an overview of treatment options. My guest […]