A Healthier Michigan Podcast

With Chuck Gaidica

Join host Chuck Gaidica and expert guests as they explore wellness, fitness, mental health, and food and nutrition to help you live a healthier and happier life

Join host Chuck Gaidica and expert guests as they explore wellness, fitness, mental health, and food and nutrition to help you live a healthier and happier life

Mental HealthLatest Episode  |  November 15, 2018

Guided Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Stress can have a mental and physiological effect on the body. Learn how to regulate muscle tension, while lowering blood pressure with progressive muscle relaxation.

Exercise and Fitness

Cindy Bjorkquist

The evolution of wellness to wellbeing

Food and Nutrition

Grace Derocha

How to have a better relationship with food and your body

Mental Health

Dr. Duane DiFranco

What stress is and isn’t

Recent Episodes

Mental HealthNovember 8, 2018

Guided Imagery Meditation

If you can see it, you can believe it. Learn more about guided imagery and its impact on stress management.

Mental HealthNovember 1, 2018

Relaxation Techniques for Stress

Inhale serenity and exhale anxiety. With a simple relaxation technique, you can stop stress in its tracks. All you need is 10 minutes and an open mind.

Mental HealthOctober 25, 2018

Difference Between Stress and Anxiety

At some point, 50% of us will have a diagnosable mental health condition. We explore the difference between stress and anxiety, and self-screening options.

Mental HealthOctober 18, 2018

Benefits of Stress

Stress isn’t always bad. It’s there as a warning sign to help us react to our surroundings. Chuck and Dr. DiFranco discuss how we can benefit from our stress.