Working on Wellness


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A Practical Guide to Mental Health
By Karl Shallowhorn

ISBN: 9781849914680
Published: 2011
Pages: 64
Key Themes: self help, mental health, life journey


Working on Wellness. A Practical Guide to Mental Health is a manual designed to help anyone living with a mental illness recover and achieve the life they have wished for. Author Karl Shallowhorn provides simple, easy to understand tips on wellness, and shares his own personal story to illustrate his helpful methods. Karl explores such topics as potential, spirituality and the connection between the mind and body. Readers will quickly learn that the life they are looking for is within their reach, through the use of self-exploratory questions as well as reflection on their own life journey. Working on Wellness is an inspirational light of hope for individuals living with a mental illness and the people who love them.

About the Author

Karl Shallowhorn was born in Buffalo, NY in 1962. He was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 1981 and spent nearly 15 years struggling with his disease before stabilizing his condition. Karl is a recovering addict and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor currently working in the mental health field. He has a Master of Science Degree in Student Personnel Administration from Buffalo State College. Karls experience as both a consumer and clinician have given him a keen perspective on what is needed to both manage symptoms and go beyond ones self-perceived limitations. Karl is happily married with two daughters and lives with his family in Amherst, NY.


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