Shannon Gwash

About Shannon Gwash

Shannon Gwash is the Director of Wellness Services for Jefferson Center for Mental Health and is also a Certified Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach. She earned her MS from the University of Denver in Strategic Health Communications/Behavior Change. She has nearly 10 years of experience in the communication world and nearly three in parenting … which clearly makes her an expert there. To stay sane, she runs around Sloan’s Lake, hikes with her daughter, enjoys outdoor concerts and reads nerdy books.
1 Mar, 2017

Three Easy Ways to Spring into Health

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Although it seems the holidays were just here, the Spring Equinox is on March 20.  For some, Spring can be a time of cleaning and renewal, but for others, sometimes it doesn't seem as hopeful [...]

22 Jul, 2016

Double Duty: 25 Tips for Caring for Both Mental and Physical health

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“Without mental health, there can be no true physical health.”– Dr. Brock Chisholm, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) It’s becoming increasingly more common to talk about mental health and physical health [...]

23 May, 2016

Why mental health matters on the job

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If you’ve been following our blog or newsletters, you know we’ve been talking a lot about how mental health affects all other aspects of life: physical health, sleep, relationships with family and friends, nutrition and [...]

6 May, 2016

Parenting an Anxious Child

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Kids, Parenting|Comments Off on Parenting an Anxious Child

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about parenting with anxiety. As Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day was recognized on May 5, I wanted to look at parenting an anxious child. My daughter is still [...]