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Holistic Mental Health and Healing is a weekly radio program hosted by Tyler Woods. A holistic approach to mental health care does so much more than just manage symptoms, it's an approach that emphasizes the interrelationship between mind, body, and spirit and can be any form of practice that is outside the realm of conventional western medicine. Holistic mental health and health is an ongoing journey of discovery and ultimately is about living better, being healthier, and striving for wholeness. Tyler Woods, Ph.D. board certified holistic health practitioner through the American Alternative Medical Association who concentrates on healing mental health issues through a holistic lens. Tyler retired as a clinical therapist in 2004 to concentrate on holistic mental health. She understands that as human beings we are multi-dimensional, interlinked and inseparable. Her work hinges on a variety of theoretical perspectives covering a broad view of health and wellness, addressing the multidimensionality of human beings.

Holistic Mental Health and Healing is a weekly radio program hosted by Tyler Woods. A holistic approach to mental health care does so much more than just manage symptoms, it's an approach that emphasizes the interrelationship between mind, body, and spirit and can be any form of practice that is outside the realm of conventional western medicine. Holistic mental health and health is an ongoing journey of discovery and ultimately is about living better, being healthier, and striving for wholeness. Tyler Woods, Ph.D. board certified holistic health practitioner through the American Alternative Medical Association who concentrates on healing mental health issues through a holistic lens. Tyler retired as a clinical therapist in 2004 to concentrate on holistic mental health. She understands that as human beings we are multi-dimensional, interlinked and inseparable. Her work hinges on a variety of theoretical perspectives covering a broad view of health and wellness, addressing the multidimensionality of human beings.
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Holistic Mental Health and Healing is a weekly radio program hosted by Tyler Woods. A holistic approach to mental health care does so much more than just manage symptoms, it's an approach that emphasizes the interrelationship between mind, body, and spirit and can be any form of practice that is outside the realm of conventional western medicine. Holistic mental health and health is an ongoing journey of discovery and ultimately is about living better, being healthier, and striving for wholeness. Tyler Woods, Ph.D. board certified holistic health practitioner through the American Alternative Medical Association who concentrates on healing mental health issues through a holistic lens. Tyler retired as a clinical therapist in 2004 to concentrate on holistic mental health. She understands that as human beings we are multi-dimensional, interlinked and inseparable. Her work hinges on a variety of theoretical perspectives covering a broad view of health and wellness, addressing the multidimensionality of human beings.

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Episodes

Judging Others

1/4/2018
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Dr. Tyler Woods is back after a long break for two years. Enjoy her talk about judging others and how it affects you.

Duration:00:07:18

Apologize Because You Are Strong

6/9/2015
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Dr. Woods talks about apologizing. She believes that there are times when saying you are sorry means you feel the energy of someone's pain or anger as well as your own. She stresses that sorry does not mean you take it all back rather it means you are ready to move forward. Sorry is an offering that comes from strength and compassion. It is the real sign of strength. She also shares that if someone will not accept your apology, do not let it upset you and don't take it personal. You have...

Duration:00:05:05

Are You Suffering Because You Suffer?

6/9/2015
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After a year off, Dr. Woods joins Septic Radio and talks about suffering. She believes often people are passionate about their suffering and thinks that some people suffer because they are suffering. Dr. Woods explains that it is hard to believe that people are attached to their own do not want to heal rather they want to feed their emotional suffering. She talks about once people step up to the plate and make the choice to change, they can then make the choice not to suffer because they...

Duration:00:07:11

The DSM 5

11/4/2014
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Join Dr Tyler Woods as she talks about the DSM 5. Many in the field of psychology arr statting that the approval of the DSM 5 is a sad day indeed for because virtually every emotion experienced by a human being — sadness, grief, anxiety, frustration, impatience, excitement — is now being classified as a “mental disorder” demanding chemical treatment (with prescription medications, of course). Tyler talks about how the latest manual will result in the mass over diagnosis of people who...

Duration:00:09:37

Storms Make us Stronger

11/4/2014
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Dr. Woods talks about when she was a kid living on a ranch and how tall the trees were. She remembers the during lightening storms, she would get upset thinking one of the very tall trees that surrounded her ranch would fall over and crush her. What she failed to recognize as a child that she recognizes as an adult is that the rains made the trees strong and the roots deeper. Join Tyler Woods as she talks about how life's storms can actually make people stronger much like the...

Duration:00:06:49

Walk In Peace

11/4/2014
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This week Dr Tyler Woods talks about teaching people to walk in peace one-step at a time. She says that she loves what peace symbolizes and how it feels. Finding peace isn’t always easy, yet it is necessary to achieve a balance in our life to keep us healthy. This week she will examine ways to find peace whether it be through gratitude, understanding fear, steering clear of negative people, or even dealing with regrets. Maintaining your inner peace can be difficult however,...

Duration:00:08:57

Grief Is A Journey Not a Prozac Deficiency

3/26/2014
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Dr Woods asks the question, since when did a normal response require an antidepressant? She questions why people are put on antidepressants for grief. According to the Mayo Clinic, Prozac and other SSRI'S are used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and panic disorder. Nowhere does it say Prozac or any antidepressant of any kind is used to treat grief. That is because grief is not a pathology, and it...

Duration:00:05:19

You Can Become Stronger Than Your Injury

2/21/2014
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Dr Woods talks about emotional injuries today and suggests that these injuries should not define us. It is important to recognize it happened, and she even suggests that maybe it is there to awaken us, to inform us, to remind us how strong we have the potential to be. She believes pain gives us the possibilities to living in peace. Life is the evolution of consciousness. When we become more conscious, we begin to realize how attached we are to our injury, our emotional hurt or pain. By...

Duration:00:04:57

Faith Whether we Like it or Not

2/12/2014
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Dr Tyler Woods talks about faith. She explains that losing faith isn’t about religion as much as just being able to trust the process in the very moment. Sometimes, all we can do is just be in that moment and have faith that the next breath will come and that is not losing faith as much as recognizing that we all still have faith. She explains how looking at faith from a “religionless” point of view can be interesting. She states that faith is not about God as much as faith is in the...

Duration:00:06:11

Gossip Spreading Discontent with Intent

12/3/2013
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Join Dr Woods as she talks about gossip. She examines what is gossip and why do people do it. She believes that gossip is spreading discontent with intent. It is nothing more than insults, judgments and criticisms. She shares how it is people needing to feel good about themselves by talking about others’ errors and faults. Tyler explores some of the reasons why people gossip and believes there are there are several reasons why people have the need to spread gossip. People are discontent...

Duration:00:09:15

Kindness Not Prozac

11/19/2013
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Dr. Woods explores kindness. She asks, what is kindness? The dictionary would say it is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Kindness is to live to one’s essence to live in touch with our very soul. I think kindness is a way of being, a way of acting and clearly a way of responding. Kindness is the universal language we all know it. All of us have experienced random acts of kindness, and we all love it no matter how grumpy and angry you are. Kindness is love in action,...

Duration:00:08:37

Vitamine D For Mental Health

11/12/2013
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Vitamin D, aka the sunshine vitamin because the sun itself has a strong source of vitamin D. An estimated one billion people worldwide have vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency. Vitamin D as a hormone assists with the absorption of calcium, helping to build strong bones, teeth and muscles. Mental health is one of many types of ailments connected to vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D's effect on mental health extends beyond depression. Eating foods high in D such as fish like Pickled...

Duration:00:08:45

Optimism Best Medicine

1/7/2013
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Today Tyler Woods talks about a great natural remedy for depression, anxiety, and hopelessness. You cannot buy it at a drug store, you doctor cannot prescribe it to you. It does not come in a pill or a bottle and your insurance company does not cover it. It is called optimism. Dr Woods knows that optimism is the tendency to believe, expect or hope that things will turn out well. Even if something bad happens, like the loss of a job or money, an optimist sees the silver lining....

Duration:00:07:33

Family Dysfunction

10/15/2012
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In today's show we try to understand what family dysfunction is. Text books have been written about it, however in a quick nutshell, family dysfunction is a family where there is an abundance of conflict, but not just conflict but where these conflicts create misbehavior. These behaviors can turn into abuse, addictions, such as substance abuse, alcohol, drugs, prescribed medication, and very often an untreated mental illness. Dysfunctional families often live with lies, anger and...

Duration:00:07:13

Simply Your Life

8/31/2012
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Do you remember how you felt when life was simple? Well the truth is truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we are older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves. You see, when we were young we saw the world through simple, hopeful eyes. We knew what we wanted and we went for it...it was simple. We ate when we were hungry, drank when we were thirsty, and slept when we were tired. As we got older life became more complicated-we have...

Duration:00:08:23

Reduce Stress and Anxiety by not What ifing

8/30/2012
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Today Dr Tyler Woods talks the what if's in our live and how it affects us as well as ways to work around it. She realizes we say what if a great deal. What if I lose my job, what if the other shoes falls, what if I am not always happy, what if my spouse isn't always happy, what if they leave me, what if I can't pay rent, what if...? Dr Woods says that more people seem to be preoccupied with “what ifs” and worst-case scenarios than the positives in life. What ifs become worries and worry's...

Duration:00:05:40

Forgiveness part 3

4/27/2012
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Forgiveness Today Dr. Tyler Woods talks about forgiveness and it being deliberate choice or decision to let go of resentment, bitterness and anger. Forgiveness allows you to cope with the hurt that remains a part of your life and helps lessen its grip on you and help you. In turn, this allows you to focus on other, positive parts of your life. Tyler talks about how forgiveness liberates your soul, it frees your soul, it releases your mind and it heals your body. More important it can even...

Duration:00:08:54

Anxiety And Exercise

4/18/2012
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Dr. Tyler Woods talks about anxiety the physical ways such as exercise, Yoga, gardening, dancing and other ways to physically reduce anxiety. Seven out of ten adults in the United States say they experience stress or anxiety daily, and most say it interferes at least moderately with their lives, according to the most recent research from the American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/ . In order to successfully treat anxiety with physical activity you will need to...

Duration:00:08:55

Stop It

3/9/2012
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Why do we do things that are not good for us? Some say it is human nature, others say it is habit but no matter what you call it, it can be stopped by using the simple skill and two words that are STOP IT. Truth is the basic life skill called "stopping it" isn’t typically taught in families, schools, businesses, or at church so we never think just to stop the negative self talk. The good news is that stopping it doesn't have to be filled with intense emotion, tearful confessions, and drama....

Duration:00:09:54

Blame Game

2/10/2012
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So today I want to talk about the BLAME GAME. Recently I have had several wonderful opportunities of people blaming others for their behaviors. Family members blaming family members, spouses blaming spouses, and I knew a person who lacked complete compassion and understanding but he blamed the people who had compassion and understanding because of his lack of it. Each time I witness blame, I feel good about who I am because I know that taking responsibility and not blaming others mean I...

Duration:00:10:45