• 00:15

    Behavioral Health and Humor

    in Psychology

    Bob Zima, MA/LCPC, is a self described “Frequent Flyer to Hell and Back.” He has experienced many trips to the gates of Hell and has lived to tell the tale.


    In this short, 15 minute podcast, Bob shares with you his insights and lessons learned from several trips to Hell and back.


    Today’s show features a discussion on the behavioral health and mental wellness benefits of humor. How is humor the best medicine? Why is it that those who have a sense of humor often cope more effectively? Tune in and find out.

  • 01:04

    What Twins Can Teach Us About Genetics vs. Environment

    in Parents

    How much of our children's basic temperament, their mental health, their intelligence, their learning disabilities, and all the things that make them who they are comes from their genes and how much from their environment. What can we learn about genetics vs. environment from the ongoing twin studies, including the study of twins separated at birth? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews three leading twin researchers: Dr. Matt McGue, Professor of Psychology at University of Minnesota, a behavioral and quantitative geneticist, Co-Director of Minnesota Twin Family Study and the Sibling Interaction and Behavior Study and Research on Adoption and adoptive dad; and Dr. Nancy Segal, Professor of Psychology, Director of the Twin Studies Center at California State University, Fullerton and author of Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins and Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior.


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on nature vs. nurture can be found here.

  • 00:15

    Where Does Behavioral Health Start?

    in Psychology

    What can you possibly learn in just 15 minutes that may change the quality of your life? Good question. I guess you will have to tune in to find out.


    Bob Zima, MA/LCPC, is a self described “Frequent Flyer to Hell and Back.” He has experienced many trips to the gates of Hell and has lived to tell the tale.


    In this short, 15 minute podcast, Bob shares with you his insights and lessons learned from several trips to Hell and back.


    On today’s show, Bob discusses the idea that ALL behavioral health journeys start with the Art of Grief. Grief is a natural healing process through which we mend what is broken in our worlds, learn how to heal the hurt and manage the fear that plague our lives.

  • 02:02

    How children learn...is it environment or genetics?!?

    in Lifestyle

    Everyone has a different opinion as to how children gain knowledge. Is it environment or genetics? Do you believe that children's morals and values are shaped by specific upbringing or mentally and psychologically ingrained no matter the environment?

  • 00:38

    Changing the Landscape of Behavioral Health Technology: Next Step Solutions Inc

    in Psychology

    Our in depth discussion with Dr. Darrin Hanna and David Ballenberger, MSW of Next Step Solutions: a software organization that is heavy on development and light on marketing agendas.   


    NextStep™ has developed a digital pen system and embedded artificial intelligence into their EHR.  Sounds unbelievable right?  A science fiction movie, maybe?  We saw it action at their office and while we visited several of their clients. NextStep™ has clients across the United States using their award-winning software for behavioral health private practices, research clinics, residential programs, outpatient agencies and state hospitals.  It was a pleasure to sit down with Dr. Darrin Hanna and David Ballenberger, MSW to discuss their product, their organization, and what the future holds for behavioral health technology. 


    Please enjoy the full article and their bio's here.

  • Genetics And More

    in Pets

    We are gonna have fun tonight. We are gonna talk about genetics and all kinds of other sh!t. lol So BYOB and come join the fun tonight.

  • 02:53

    EGUA - Marketplace: Apoo & the Behavioral Cycle: You Harvest What You Cultivate

    in Education

    In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace, we continue with part 2 of our examination of our 13-day APOO observance (March 12-24) and the relationship between the vernal equinox, fertility and economic activity. 


    We examine the reality that the unfolding of our behavior as it relates to a thing, object, entity, deed, condition, event, issue, dilemma, etc. is an orderly, cyclical process. This cyclical process is related to the yearly cycle including the balancing points of the equinoxes. Our awareness of the behavioral cycle affords us the ability to identify, anticipate and purge ourselves of negative conditionings. We are then able to make proper decisions regarding Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) male and female relationships, productivity and economics in the context of Amansesew - Nationbuilding/Restoration. Your harvest what you cultivate.


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    AFURA - Whole Life Interventions


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    APOO AFAHYE


    www.odwirafo.com/apoopage.html


     


    OKOM - Economic Development Model


    www.odwirafo.com/okom.html


     


    Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan 


    Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu 


    Akwamu Nation in North America


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  • 00:30

    Finding THAT New Everest to Climb

    in Psychology

    What can you possibly learn in just 30 minutes that may change the quality of your life? Good question. I guess you will have to tune in to find out.


    Bob Zima, MA/LCPC, is a self described “Frequent Flyer to Hell and Back.” He has experienced many trips to the gates of Hell and has lived to tell the tale.


    In this short, 30 minute podcast, Bob shares with you his insights and lessons learned from several trips to Hell and back.


    On today’s show, Bob discusses our behavioral health need to find new challenges, new opportunities and new adventures all in the name of The Art of Healing.

  • 00:17

    Introduction of SISFI’s Suicide Behavioral First Aid Response Units “SBFARU”

    in Lifestyle

    Listen Mr. Brett A. Scudder's introduction of SISFI’s Suicide Behavioral First Aid Response Units “SBFARU” to learn about the work, training and efforts SISFI is putting into communities to bring awareness to suicide and have trained people to help prevent it.


    Please share and help to promote the effort so more people can learn about this awesome team.


    Thank You,


    ~SISFI~

  • 00:31

    Ellen Matloff and MyGeneCounsel

    in Health

    Joyce speaks with Ellen Matloff, geneticist, about her newest venture, MyGeneCounsel. 


    Ellen Matloff, MS, CGC is the President and CEO of My Gene Counsel. Ellen is the founder and former director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Program at Yale School of Medicine and a lead plaintiff in the 2013 United States Supreme Court gene patent case. Ellen has authored more than 50 scientific publications in the field, is an established educator, lecturer and media spokesperson and has received national awards for her ongoing patient advocacy efforts.


    She was the 2013 honoree of ArtBra New Haven for her work with hereditary breast cancer, and particularly for helping to challenge the validity of patenting the genes for breast cancer.


    Ellen’s area of special interest is BRCA I and BRCA II mutations, which vastly increase the probability of a carrier developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. For the past 18 years, she has been dedicated to patient and provider issues in cancer genetic counseling, and the impact of genetic patents on patients and clinical practice.


    Ellen was one of the lead plaintiffs in Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, the landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court, which challenged the validity of patenting naturally-occurring substances from the human body. Myriad Genetics had patented the BRCA I and II genes, and held the monopoly on testing. This effectively froze research, and made necessary testing unaffordable for many patients, leaving them to make huge decisions about their treatment without vital information. Ellen worked tirelessly for the interests of breast cancer patients and their families. 

  • 00:16

    Haunts of the Past: Unresolved Grief

    in Psychology

    What can you possibly learn in just 15 minutes that may change the quality of your life? Good question. I guess you will have to tune in to find out.


    Bob Zima, MA/LCPC, is a self described “Frequent Flyer to Hell and Back.” He has experienced many trips to the gates of Hell and has lived to tell the tale.


    In this short, 30 minute podcast, Bob shares with you his quirky and wacky insights and lessons learned from several trips to Hell and back. Perhaps you may be inspired by the irreverent, blazen and passionate cathartic satirist who tells it like it is.


    On today’s show, Bob discusses how failing to grieve, failing to learn how to heal the past and manage his anxieties, can a "reel" life plagued by the horror films that show in the drive-in theatre of our mind.

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