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#thewellnesstalks Podcast

By Jonathan Arenburg - Published author and mental health blogger
Host, Jonathan Arenburg, owner of theroadtomentalwellness.com and published author, talks about all thing's wellness related. From diet to exercise, to therapies and personal mental health stories, we cover anything and everything that can improve your mental health.
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You are more than you think you are
Many of us, myself included, drastically underestimate ourselves. Whether facing the day-to-day struggles of mental illness or not, many of us do this. But are we more than we know? I mean, have you ever asked yourself, "What am I actually capable of?" On episode 5 of season 3, we hope to inspire you by moving you towards some personal growth options. Have a listen here. Prefer to read it? - Go https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/2022/05/24/you-are-more-than-you-think-you-are/ and read away. Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness at theroadtomentalwellness.com Or on Amazon Follow us Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube Info graphic credit - Businessman cartoon vector created by jcomp - www.freepik.com
04:19
May 24, 2022
Hang in there
What your wellness journey looks like, can't be compared to another's. So, hang in there and celebrate your own successes. In episode 4, season, 3, the AI driven voice wants us all to hang in there and keep fighting for our mental health. Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness a theroadtomentalwellness.com Or on Amazon Follow us Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
03:37
May 15, 2022
5 ways to improve your mental health
In episode 3 of season 3, I discuss 5 ways to improve your mental health. Have a listen and think about the ones that you would like to start first. Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness at theroadtomentalwellness.com Or on Amazon Follow us Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
06:17
May 04, 2022
Here's how you fix the mental health crisis
If you were asked, “how do you think we can fix the health care crisis?” how would you answer this question? I would guess that you would answer it by saying something like, “hire more health care professionals.” And you wouldn't be wrong. However, is investment in the #mentalhealthcare system the only answer? Furthermore, is it the best answer? or are there other ways to improve society's mental health? In episode two of season three, I discuss other possible solutions that will improve mental health outcomes for everyone. Let me know what you think. If you're looking for more great mental Wellness content, please check out theroadtomentalwellness.com Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness at theroadtomentalwellness.com or on Amazon: The Road To Mental Wellness Follow us Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube Mental logo vector created by freepik - www.freepik.com
30:08
May 02, 2022
Free except of The Road To Mental Wellness - the book
As I kick off the third season of the #wellnesstalks podcast, I wated highlight my book, The Road To Mental Wellness. Since its release in October of 2021c it has seen some very humbling reviews from its readers. Now, I want to give everyone a chance to hear a recorded sound bite. So, if you like what you hear, look down below to find out where you can purchase ot.. So, why not take a trip down my mental wellness road and find yourself as you learn attempt to overcome your own life-long battle with mental illness.  Listen to a portion of chapter one of my book, The Road To Mental Wellness. If you like what you have heard, you can order your copy of the book in full at theroadtomentalwellness.com or on:  Amazon Read reviews here: https://www.amazon.ca/Road-Mental-Wellness-Jonathan-Arenburg-ebook/product-reviews/B09G73M1LL/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_show_all_btm?ie=UTF8&reviewerType=all_reviews Learn more about Jonathan Arenburg Follow us Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
20:28
April 29, 2022
Can we really expect those without mental illness to completely understand?
We all know that there's still a lot of work to do to help minimize the stigma around mental illness. But at the same time, can we expect those without mental illness to understand us 100%. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of mental health. Want to read the first chapter two chapters of my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness – FREE! Sub scribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1777879906?ie=UTF8 Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/2022/02/01/social-media-trending-mindset/ The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com
17:45
February 03, 2022
You may not know it, but you are a world-class athlete
You may not know it, but you are a world-class athlete. Got depression? Maybe your all out straight every day? Whatever the case, you many of us can qualify for a gold medal in resilience. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over two hundred blog posts, all on the subject matter of mental health. Go to my LINKTREE to follow me on social media, buy my Book, Th Road To Mental Wellness and see the work I and our contributing writers are up to. https://linktr.ee/Jonathan76 Email: roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com
08:45
February 01, 2022
You may not know this but you are a world class athlete
On this episode I discuss whether feeling the pain of life Is something that we can actually embrace and accept. So we can get back to healing. Contact us: roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Visit The Road To Mental Wellness at: theroadtomentalwellness.com
21:34
January 27, 2022
Connection, an ointment for mental illness?
Connection, an ointment for mental illness? Should we ignore thousands of years of relying on one another to focus on our precious individualistic desires? What if we could heal from helping? In this episode, I discuss this modern-day phenomenon. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of mental health. Want to read the first chapter two chapters of my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness – FREE! Sub scribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1777879906?ie=UTF8 Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Year of recovery The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
30:06
January 05, 2022
"I Hate People!"
Ever find yourself saying, "I hate people?" If so, you're not alone. But is this really true? I don't believe it's true for everyone. On the episode of #thewellnesstalks, I Attempt to offer a message of hope...  Happy Holidays from all of us at The Road To Mental Wellness. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of mental health. Want to read the first chapter two chapters of my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness – FREE! Sub scribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1777879906?ie=UTF8 Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Unlocking your potential The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
11:48
December 15, 2021
Parenting from the me principle
As a parent of two beautiful children, I can say that it's no easy task. However, it's the most amazing thing I have ever done. While this is true, equally true is the 24/7 worry that comes with it. And if that weren't enough, built into parenting is a constant fear that you are fu@#%ng them up. For me personally? It keeps me up at night. More than that, I'm sure it has shaved time off my life. That said, I honestly believe that most parents do their best. There are, however, mistakes made and one of those I find is when parenting from the me principle is employed. So, what is parenting from the me principle mean? Listen for my take on the damage selfish parenting can cause Buy my book, The Road To Mental Wellness: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1777879906?ie=UTF8 Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Latest blog post: You didn't ask for PTSD Want to be on the show? roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
22:21
December 10, 2021
"I didn't do it." If it feels like the world is against you all the time, it may be you!
On this episode of #thewellnesstalks, I attempt to explain why the world may not be to blame for all the "drama" that happens in your life. In fact, if you never, ever take responsibility for what happens to you, you're probably the problem. Find me all over the Internet https://linktr.ee/Jonathan76 blog: theroadtomentalwellness.com - contact me at roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com
23:36
December 07, 2021
How ya doing?
Season 1, Episode 3 On this episode of #thewellnesstalks, I talk about the need to "check-in" with those you care about. In our unprecedented times, reaching out seems to an increasingly rare occurrence... This, in a time when we need to lean on one another more than ever. Once again, I would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of mental health. Want to read the first chapter two chapters of my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness – FREE! Simply click here: Free Chapters Follow me on Twitter - @ArenburgJohn Contact us at roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com
21:28
November 17, 2021
Who's driving the bus? Is it you or an undetected mental health condition?
In this episode of #thewellnesstalks I will be talking about the language of mental illness. More specifically, the language of depression and anxiety. Is it really you, your authentic self doing the talking for you or have you been overtaken by a mental health script? Buy my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness at theroadtomentalwellness.com for project inquiries, email me at roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com
25:30
November 04, 2021
Sit with me a moment, you're gonna wanna hear this.
Welcome to season 2 of #thewellnesstalks In this episode 1, season 2 of the #thewellnesstalks, I hope to offer those, both with or without mental illness, some inspiration. So, sit with me a moment, you're gonna wanna hear this Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on our latest episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of metal help Want to read the my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness?  Order Here The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Unlocking your potential Want to be on the show? mailto:thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
20:30
October 19, 2021
When do you get to the end of the road to mental wellness?
When do you get to the end of the road to mental wellness? A question that I get asked a lot! The answer? Well, it's not as simple as you might think.... For mental health conditions, there is often no beginning, middle, or an end. In this episode of #thewellnessrtalks, I attempt to answer this question. Go ahead, have a listen, and let me know what you think at any of the links below. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on tonight's episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 150 blog posts all on the subject matter of metal help To celebrate the completion of my new book, The Road To Mental Wellness, I am giving away the first chapter, Monster - A Precursor for Illness -FREE! Get it at theroadtomentalwellness.com - OR https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness-the-free-chapter/ Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Sample blog post: Unlocking your potential The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? Email me at: roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
27:31
September 06, 2021
Are Mental Illness Symptoms Really Invisible?
We often here, "Just because it's invisible doesn't mean that it doesn't exist." But is it true that symptoms of mental health conditions are invisible? Or are we just not aware of them enough to pick up on them? In this episode, I argue that yes, indeed we can see the symptoms, we simply can't see the causes. So, do they have their roots in our physiology? Heart disease does, A brain tumor does, then why not mental illness? Join me on this episode as we parse through some of my thoughts on the matter. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on tonight's episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 200 blog posts all on the subject matter of metal help Want to read the first chapter of my new book – FREE! Subscribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Depression - An anti-inflammatory Disease? The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? mailto:thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com Or roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
18:16
August 23, 2021
Mental Illness - It's not what you think it is.
When I was first diagnosed with depression and PTSD back in 2018, people were really supportive and kind. But... as time went on, people became less so. For those who still tried, I was met with them saying things like, "Some else always has it worse."  and other well-meaning one liners.  But the reality is, mental illness is tough and its definitely not what you think it is. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on this episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 150 blog posts all on the subject matter of metal help Want to read the first chapter of my new book – FREE! Subscribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Unlocking your potential The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
19:17
August 12, 2021
Unity - an Antidote for Mental Illness?
Can unity defeat the increase of mental illness worldwide? On my latest episode of #thewellnesstalks, I layout an argument for embracing our similarities rather than being fixated on our differences. But with the prevalence of division being exacerbated by the advent of social media, how can we ever hope to work together? We all have an interest in fighting for better mental health. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on tonight's episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 150 blog posts all on the subject matter of metal help Want to read the first chapter of my new book – FREE! Sub scribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Unlocking your potential The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
24:49
August 05, 2021
Unlocking your potential
On this episode of #thewellnesstalks, discuss unlocking your potential and finding ways to fit in what inspires you. All too often we are self-sacrificing and spend little time pursuing our own passions. This of course, can hollow one’s love for, not only what they would love to pursue, but it leaves him feeling empty and stressed throughout all areas of their lives. We are however, much more than we ever realized we are and therefore we do have the power to unlock our potential. You my friend, are no exception to this fact. Want to read the first chapter of my new book – FREE! Sub scribe to our newsletter at the link below and I will send you the password to download it https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/the-road-to-mental-wellness/subscriber-form-free-chapter/ Buy my books https://theroadtomentalwellness.com/lemonade-stand-iii/ Facebook page: https://facebook.com/TRTMW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn Latest blog post: Unlocking your potential The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? mailto:thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness
21:22
June 06, 2021
What I've Learned from Writing my Book
Finally, after three years I have completed my Manuscript, The Road To Mental Wellness. In this episode I talk about what I've learnt from writing a book. I am excited to finally present to my subscribers, the first chapter of my book, – Free! The Road To Mental Wellness: A Precursor To Illness. In it, it chronicles where my fight with mental illness began… As a boy…. From there, The Road To Mental Wellness – The book takes you on my journey of the pains and triumphs of my life…. Inspired by both my own battle to get better and to help others living with a mental health condition. Maybe, just maybe it will help those trying to support others to better understand their struggles. Author website: Jonathan Arenburg ( The Road To Mental Wellness -the book) Subscriber Page: To receive chapter 1, A precursor to Illness go to Subscribe to newsletter Blog: theroadtomentalwellness.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-arenburg-36698a1a9/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNrfIyEca5gxEVvIMrk_gSw https://www.instagram.com/johnarenburg/ https://www.facebook.com/TRTMW https://twitter.com/ArenburgJohn theroadtomentalwellness.com
24:25
May 19, 2021
But it's just easier
In episode 5, we discuss the idea that "it's just easier" to avoid what makes you anxious. But is this really true? I argue that tackling your smaller fears, can drastically reduce your anxiety and allow you to live a better life...  Thank you, as always for stopping by, not only here a #thewellness talks, but also The Road To Mental Wellness. Below are all the links you need to listen, read, like and comment on our work. The Road To Mental Wellness - Support us by going to The Wellness Shop  Follow us. Facebook - The Road To Mental Wellness - Twitter - The Road To Mental Wellness - Instagram - john arenburg If you would like to be a guest on the show or write for The Road To Mental Wellness, email us at" theroadtomentalwellness@gmail.com mailto: thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com https://wordpress.com/page/thewellnesstalks.wordpress.com/home
18:49
April 30, 2021
Finding Purpose When Mentally Ill
On episode 4 of #thewellnesstalks, we talk about the importance of finding purpose when you're debilitated by a mental health condition. Is it really the end? I would argue but the answer is no. However, how we move forward in life will look much different then who we used to be. Remember, no matter how limited your energy is, you still get to choose where you put it.  You can find a new purpose. Thank you for tuning in.  Jonathan Blog: theroadtomentalwellness.com Latest blog post: The Cross Roads Of Uncertainty Be on the Podcast: thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com Checkout our online store - Mental Health Merch Follow us. Facebook - The Road To Mental Wellness - Twitter - The Road To Mental Wellness - Instagram - john arenburg
23:51
April 17, 2021
Exercise - Mother Nature's Medication
Is medication the only option to minimize the debilitating symptoms of a mental health condition? Or do we have options? The answer is, of course we do. But what is best for one may not be as effect for others. In my case, running was the breakthrough treatment. I taught myself how to run and over time, its effects were amazing. So much so, I now call exercise mother nature's medication..  While it may not be easy, pushing past what makes us uncomfortable is the key to getting down the road to mental wellness..... have a listen and see if running is best for you. Check us out on YouTube - The Road To Mental Wellness  READ: Our Mental Well Being AT  the road to mental wellness   Follow us.  Facebook - The Road To Mental Wellness - Twitter - The Road To Mental Wellness - Instagram - john arenburg
27:43
April 05, 2021
Fractured, a system in need of care How do we fix the mental health care system
In episode two, season one of the #wellnesstalks, we discuss the two-tiered mental health care system and propose possible solutions to the shortages and the division that is caused by having both a public and private mental health care system. Please like and share if you feel that what we propose can be helpful. Once again, we would like to thank you for joining us on tonight's episode. if you are looking for more of what we do, please go to theroadtomentalwellness.com and check out are over 150 blog posts all on the subject of metal health The Latest blog post: Mental Illness The Road To Mental Wellness: Homepage, theroadtomentalwellness.com Want to be on the show? mailto:thewellnesstalkspodcast@gmail.com Write for The Road To Mental Wellness Who is Jonathan: About Me A Report on Mental Illnesses in Canada  www.phac-aspc.gc.ca › publicat › pdf › men_ill_e Facebook page: The Road To Mental Wellness
20:02
March 23, 2021
The Road To Mental Wellness - My Story
Back in 2019 I knew my 15 years in the fire service were taking their toll, at that point, I wasn't sure just how close to the edge death and destruction had taken me; what I did understand was, I could no longer let it fester. I knew that I had hit a "do or die" scenario. I choose life, no matter what I had to do, I had to do what I had to live; I wanted to live, I just, as I can't now at times, deal with the pain. This is where The Road To Mental Wellness was born, a form to tell my story in hopes that it would help others. What started as a book entitled The Road To Mental Wellness, morphed into the blog and finally, into this podcast....... If you would like to be a guest on the show or write for The Road To Mental Wellness, email us at: theroadtomentalwellness@gmail.com
43:06
March 16, 2021
Trailer
Hello everyone, and welcome to #thementalwellnesstalks, a division of The Road To Mental Wellness. In this intro we talk about what you can expect from our podcast. We hope to help others improve their mental wellness by bring anything and everything to do with mental health and wellness to you..... If you want to be a guest on the show, you can contact us at: roadtomentalwellness@gmail.com When you are done, why don't you go checkout the blog post that started it all; entitled, The Road To Mental Wellness
01:18
March 16, 2021