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Mothers: You Are Enough

This one is for all the mothers out there. We’re just coming off of the holidays that each of us in our own way worked really hard to make magical on a budget.

There’s the added pressure of living through a pandemic and making sure our families are safe and well.  Many of us are working mothers and our kids are returning to school or e-learning.  We’re trying to execute everything perfectly so that our families and friends don’t see the stress we are under.  We’re so wrapped up in moving through the day—work, kids’ homework, managing our homes, meal preparation; being a good friend, daughter, partner and mother.  Sometimes we forget to breathe.

To bury our feelings of inadequacy we lose ourselves in social media, binge watching programs on television, cleaning, organizing or presenting perfection.  It’s a ruse we work really hard to maintain because if others do not notice our flaws, maybe we will not have to admit them to ourselves.

Here’s the thing—the stress of keeping up appearances is going to come out, one way or another.  It may be showing up for you as weight gain, irritability, wine o’clock, loss of interest and a feeling of just going through the motions.  If you’re working a job outside of home, your work product may be suffering.  And if it goes unaddressed it can become more serious and arrive as headaches, a series of mysterious maladies, or even a life threatening illness.

It’s time to cut yourself some slack.  Mothering isn’t about being perfect.  It’s about being present and holding on to a deep knowing that as flawed humans, we are enough—just as we are.

I read a funny op-ed recently (I wish I had flagged it so that I could give you the link).  A child psychiatrist was writing and giving the opinion that right now, of all times in our history, is the perfect time to allow your kids to run feral so you can care for yourself.  If you need an hour to regroup, put them in front of the electronic babysitter and toss them some junk food.  Mothering differently during the pandemic will not damage your children for life.

Take off the mask of “perfect mother” and proudly step into Good Enough.  You just might find that your life and the lives of those around you are profoundly changed for the better.

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We're Radiant Health.

As of January 18, 2023, Grant Blackford Mental Health and Family Services Society, two organizations that merged in April 2022, rebranded under the unified name Radiant Health.

We’re excited for you to meet the new us, and to get a chance to help work together on the new you.

How we help.

When you’re in the middle of it, addiction can feel like a dead-end road. We know for certain that it isn’t. Just like any mental health challenge, addiction is an obstacle on our path. And, with some innovation and hardwork, we can work our way around it. On the other side of that obstacle is a bright future with healthy relationships, purpose-driven life, and a profound joy that’s been missing for all too long.

What do we mean?

Like so many things, mental health is passed down through families. Through behaviors, mirroring, and conditioning, we learn so much of what we know from those closest to us. Oftentimes that’s for the better, sometimes it’s not. At Radiant Health, we’re here to help ensure that your family makes purpose and joy as hereditary as any trait you might pass down to future generations. With a bit of hard word, together, we can make joy run in your family. 

What is Better?

Better ≠ perfect. Better means a path of continuous improvement; of evolution. When we focus on getting 1% better, 1% brighter every single day., we’re able to see the joy in the moment, while feeling the pride that comes with taking the reins over your life and working hard on yourself.  Here at Radiant, to focus on your future, we move towards it one achievable step at a time. 

What is Better Care?

When we talk about “brighter, better care” through our specialized services it boils down to 3 simple ideas. First, better care is safer care. Our facilities and staff are trained and equipped to offer safe, secure facilities during any stay. Second, better care is a respect for dignity. We believe in the dignity of every human being and we treat each person with the same level of respect. Finally, better care is the pursuit of purpose. Our treatment is designed with the firm belief that every person has purpose and, through it, finds joy.

What to Expect?

At Radiant Health you can expect a warmth and cheer that are rare in the mental health space. We believe firmly that the commitment to mental health is a commitment to finding purpose, but also discovering joy in the pursuit of it. Walking through our doors is a simple and transparent process. You’ll begin with an initial consultation with our expert staff, developing a blueprint, and taking that first step towards incremental improvement.