You either love them or hate them, but the fact is they come around once a year – holidays. The excitement and parties are not always a good time for everyone. Dr. Partha Nandi talks with guest Brittany Stallworth Jackson who has a hard time celebrating the season because of experiences she’s had around the holidays. Therapist Tamika Reeves helps with how you can eliminate holiday stress and find great exercises and food to keep your figure in line despite all the holiday goodies.
Tamika Reeves is the owner of Transition Family Services, a private practice counseling facility in Southfield MI. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), youth mentor and advocate for Woman issues. Tamika has over 12 years of experience working in the field of mental health. She began her career working with youth and families in the foster care system and developed a passion for assisting underserved individuals in the city of Detroit. She has over a decade of experience working with clients dealing with mental health issues and her skill set includes suicide prevention, marriage and couples counseling, motivational interviewing, autism and developmental disabilities, youth mentoring and mental health counseling with a specialization in Anxiety and ADHD. As a native of Detroit Michigan, she is dedicated to bettering her community and being a positive role model to woman and youth.
Tamika is credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional and Community Mental Health Professional (CMHP). As a Clinical Therapist her goal is to reduce the negative stigma of mental health in her community and assist all her clients in becoming the best version of themselves.
Sheryl Shenefelt is a Certified Nutritionist, health speaker, and wellness blogger. She has also been a nutritional consultant for over 17 years. She has co-authored five nutrition books with Dr. David Brownstein, one of the top holistic doctors in the Midwest: The Guide to a Dairy-Free Diet, The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet, The Guide to Healthy Eating, The Skinny on Fats, and The Soy Deception. She has also written several eGuides including How to NOT Gain 10 Pounds this Holiday Season – Your Holiday Survival Guide! Sheryl is passionate about helping women and their families learn how to create healthier and happier lives. In her practice, her goal is to nourish and support women by enabling them and the people they love to enjoy a more authentic life, one based on real foods, natural products, and staying mentally and physically fit. She’s a big believer in the idea of “You are what you eat,” and one of the core ways she supports women and their families is to teach them about food: which foods are best for their unique situations, how to shop for ingredients that will help them achieve their health goals, and how to prepare simple and delicious meals that their families will love.
Sheryl’s own family inspires her to continue to find and eat healthy foods every day and to procure natural products, health-boosting supplements, and insightful resources for her husband and children as well as her clients. With knowledge and determination, everyone can be healthier and happier and pursue the kind of life they want. To find out more about Sheryl and get her FREE Healthy Handbook, visit her website sherylshenefelt.com
Tammy Wise is a widely respected mind-body fitness expert, owner of BodyLogos, Inc. and author of The Art of Strength: Sculpt the Body ~ Train the Mind. A former Broadway dancer turned Tao minister, Tammy was voted the Best of Fitness twice by Time Out New York and has appeared in Martha Stewart’s Whole Living magazine, New York Magazine, Natural Health, Shape, and Thrive Global. She’s a Transformational Authors Contest Winner and regular contributor to Medium. Visit her at bodylogos.com
Rainey Richardson is an award-winning Interior Designer who has been recognized by the industry for her work for over 18 years. In 2015, 2017 and 2019 she was the Parade of Homes Winner for her designs on the Texas coast. Her designs have been featured numerous times in the Houston Chronicle, Bella Magazine and most recently in Architectural Digest. In addition to her Interior Design business, she owns a 4500 sq. ft. retail & trade showroom in the Houston Design Center specializing in upholstery and textiles.