Human Development

Human Development

Hand-in-hand with the Guest House mission of overall health and wellness is the concept of human development. Guest House publishes a quarterly journal entitled, Human Development. The journal seeks to offer a “confluence” or merging of spirituality and psychology,...

Wellness of Body – It’s What You Eat!

Nutrition is critical to good health because wellness involves the whole person: body, mind and spirit; and nutrition is high on the priority list in the wellness plan at Guest House. Physical wellness requires a balance in physical activity and nutrition to keep a...

Wellness of Body – It’s What You Do!

Wellness is an active process of change and growth – of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy lifestyle. All individuals must be involved in their wellness. A multi-faceted idea, wellness includes the well-being of body, mind and spirit. All the pieces...

A Journey to Recovery at Guest House

A Reflection by Guest House Staff Member When I began working at Guest House, I knew it was an addiction treatment center for Catholic clergy and religious. I heard the words: “Saving Lives, Saving Vocations and Saving Catholic Communities.” These words explain some...

Steps Ten, Eleven and Twelve – Living Anew

The first nine Steps prepare someone for the adventure of a new life. As Step Ten is approached, the AA way of living is put into daily practical use, in fair weather or foul. Step Ten reads, “Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly...