Joanie Trussel

Joanie Trussel is a counselor and psychotherapist at The Heart Path House in Cortez.   She is very interested in the connection between mental health and what is occurring in our physical environment and is always looking for new stories for Pandora's Box. 

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The social climate for LGBTQ people, especially young people, has always been full of uncertainty and challenges.

Standing Up To Hate

Dec 28, 2016
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In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center about the recent increase in hate crimes across the country, why the SPLC is tracking them, and how to stand up to a hate crime if you witness one.

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Joanna Macy is an environmental activist and scholar of Buddhism and deep ecology, and the author of eight books on these subjects. Pandora's Box host Joanie Trussel recently spent time with her at a workshop to learn about new ways to view our relationship to the environment, and sat down with KSJD's Tom Yoder to talk about what she learned.

The Benefits of Meditation Practice

Jul 11, 2016
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Meditation is a practice that more and more evidence shows can have significant mental and physical health benefits. In this three-part series for Pandora's Box, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Joanie Trussel, co-host of Pandora's Box, about what meditation is and is not, research into the health benefits of meditation, and some tips on how to start and maintain a regular meditation practice.

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Recycling has become more and more common in households across the country, but many do not understand how it can benefit our economy and environment. KSJD's Tom Yoder and Pandora's Box host Joanie Trussel discuss the ways that recycling helps fight climate change and contributes to a healthier society.

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