Weight Loss

Stress Management


General Medicine

Smoking Cessation



  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head by Dan Harris (stress reduction)
  • The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington
  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  • Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body by Kate Hudson (eating right, exercising well, and meditation)
  • Grace not Perfection by Emily Ley
  • How to Stick to a Diet by Derek Doepker
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

Books by Gretchen Rubin

  • Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits–to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life
  • The Happiness Project (Revised Edition): Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

Support Groups

Marie S. Egeland

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, RMT-BC

Intermission Therapies, Inc., Geneva, IL

(630) 206-3592

“Women on Overload … Family, Work, Parents”


Leah Lubniewski

Counselor, LCPC

Portrait Health Centers, St. Charles, IL

(847) 960-3318

“Anxiety in Adults”


Alexandria M Shanklin

Counselor, CPC, CWEL

St. Charles, IL

(630) 524-4557

“Empowering You” (self-esteem)


Smoking Addiction Support Groups – Kane County

Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who wish to recover from their dependence on nicotine.


Smoking Cessation Classes:

Classes tend to follow the “Freedom from Smoking” program and are often facilitated by a healthcare

professional. Class sessions usually last for 8 weeks (once/week). Fees may apply.


Rush Copley Heart Institute

2020 Ogden Ave., Aurora



NWM-Delnor Hospital

351 Randall Rd., Geneva, IL



Online Support Services

Sponsored by the American Lung Association

Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute

Operates in association with Boston University School of Public Health


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