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  • 00:15

    Effective Communication Skills

    in Relationships

    Effective Communication Skills will make your life easier, honest and build more trust in your relationships by better listening and powerful expressing skills.  Amazing for relationships, anger management and ADD / ADHD challenges. Learn to relax also with these skills.

    These skills are knowm as effective communication, Nonviolent communication and many other terms. What matters is you are learning the most innovative communication skills in listening, empathy and expressing skills. Each program will deal in a skill of many that will build your communication and relationship skills that build self-trust and honesty with the people you are communicating with. 

    Used in business or personal relationships watch how your relationships, business and personal will grow and how easy these skills will add to your life. The skills will also be a relaxing tool from everday stress. You will see how a few minutes using these skills will be relaxing and stress free. You will be amazed. 

    These skills are taught by Rick Goodfriend who studied under Dr. Marshal Rosenberg. He credits tis mastter and the practice of life to learn these communication skills. He will tell you to practice, practice and practice these communication skills. 

    Rick has classes also on the internet so there is no real need to go to workshops. These online classes can be found at his website http://RickGoodfriend.com in the link at the upper left side of the homepage. 

  • 00:45

    Coping Skills 101

    in Self Help

    Our maiden voyage!
    In the first 5 minutes of the show we’ll demonstrate a coping skill that you can use immediately.
    Everybody has major and minor life stressors. These stressors come from the environment and from the way we think and feel. We cope with these experiences in a variety of ways. We will show you some new ways of coping and remind you of the skills you already use.
    Clarissa and Jennifer are transformational coaches who are trained and experienced teachers of life skills. Clarissa lives on the east coast and Jennifer lives in Los Angeles.
    We have a huge tool kit of skills that you can use so that you respond the best way possible to any given event. Some of our skills are simple and can be used by kids. Others require insight and sophistication. We’ll have a good blend of easy and more advanced techniques. And we also will show some ways to deal with easy challenges as well as techniques to deal with serious emotional traumas.
    And most importantly, you will start to build “muscles”, emotional strength, and attitudes so that life’s stressors become more manageable.
    For those who stick around for the end of the show we’ll offer a guided imagery with harp music to relax you and send you on your way.
    Thanks for listening to our show. We hope you enjoy our maiden voyage!

  • 01:06

    Catherine G. Lucas: Coping with a Mental Health Crisis

    in Spirituality

    How can you heal from the trauma of a mental health crisis? Catherine G. Lucas explores how to heal at the deep levels of the psyche and soul, as revealed in her new book Coping with a Mental Health Crisis.

    Catherine shares how mental distress can be a wake-up call to a happier and more fulfilling life.  Drawing on a wide range of options in mental healthcare, she shows how to create an individual therapeutic path that brings together the best of mainstream and holistic approaches.  Catherine's insights can also be of great assistance to friends and family of those in need of healing. 

    Catherine is also the author of In Case of Spiritual Emergency, is an accredited mindfulness trainer and founder of the Spiritual Crisis Network in the U.K. She is a respected international speaker on psychospiritual crisis, collaborating with others in the field, as well as speaking honestly about her own experiences.

    Catherine's web site: http://www.catherine-g-lucas.com

    Note: It is not the intent of this show to provide medical advice.  All content is for general informational purposes only.

    Program music copyrighted by Grammy award winner Larry Seyer (LarrySeyer.com), included in this podcast with his permission. Visit FrontierBeyondFear.com to learn about the inspirational outreach of this program, now in its 6th year.

  • 03:49

    The Matt Duffin Show - Socially Coping TBI Confidence

    in Radio

    As Promised, TBI Social Skills is presented in its entirety.  Or close.  We can always finish up.  Because our social skills followinng a Brain Injury, much like our physical or occupattional skills have been drawn back to Day 1 of life, must be understood, acceptable, and very much so visa-versa.  We have to understand others.  


    Oh boy.  Let's talk, (424) 243-9540, let's learn personall and body language understanding and presentation.  How to yak, how to shutup. (yes, I said that).  Going from the Dr Lisa Thompson Family Education Center on TBI manuals, notes and memory.  Uh, oh boy again...


    Of course we will rock.  Fall Season jams, Thanksgivien rock, our Thankfulness, our falls.  Bring it on.  Leave your TBI at the door. TMDS has it for a few hours.  But ddon't forget to pick it up on your way our.  I got enough myself to wake up to....

  • 00:36

    Healthy Coping Mechanisms on TimetoPlay.com's Empower Half Hour

    in Motivation

    Join us in the discussion!  Call in 646-200-0848 and join TimetoPlay.com professionals Stacy Gertz and Erica Switzerland O'Reilly in a proactive discussion about issues that affect us.  

    This week's topic:  Healthy Coping Mechanisms

    Erica is a 22 year old woman who grew up on Long Island.  She is a prime example of a person who experienced difficulties in her youth and is not only empowered to enjoy life, but interested in spreading awareness & empowerment to others. Stacy is a certified teacher and a CASAC-t and has an amazing outlook on life, self empowerment and self esteem.

    Each week during our podcast we will discuss good news stories, stories of hope, stories of success and stories of empowerment. We encourage EVERYONE to call in and participate.

    We'll talk about proactive things each of us can easily do to make every day better, and to motivate and empower ourselves and each other. The whole idea in this podcast is people helping people and collaboration equals success. We're all in this together. 

    Empower Half Hour is made possible by the Time to Play Foundation, Inc., a not for profit 501c3 corporation with the mission and purpose to enrich the lives of others through programs, public awareness outreach activities, events and learning opportunities that further the concept of enjoying life. See more at www.TheEnjoyLifeProject.org

  • 00:13

    Can You Teach Social Skills – Marc Bonaguide

    in Family

    For children on the autism spectrum especially, they often don’t pick up on non-verbal communications and need special help in learning how to pick up social skills.  Marc Bonaguide, clinical director at Glenholme School in Connecticut joined Lon October 30, 2015 and explained that these students often just don’t pick up on nonverbal cues and often miss what is happening in interacting with others.  Listen as Marc explains how Glenholme School teaches their spectrum students how to read these communication skills, lessons that parents can use with their own children.

    Contact: Marc Bonaguide: 860-868-7377 admissions@theglenholmeschool.org www.theglenholmeschool.org

    Lon Woodbury: 208-267-7717 lonwoodbury@gmail.com www.strugglingteens.com

    This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network.  To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on  The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com

  • 00:15

    Effective Communication Skills Training: Expressing Our Boundaries Without Blame

    in Self Help

    Learn the basics of EFFECTIVE Communication from Rick Goodfriend. The easy fundamentle way to communicate easily, with honesty and fun.

    A short 15 minute show that will bring out your power and raise your communication skills.

    Learn to listen much better to build trust in seconds, express your self so you receive what you are wanting and become balanced and set for any communication challenge or appreciations of another. 

    Rick Goodfriend (his real name) will show you step by step ways to climb that pyramid to excell in business or your personal relationships.

  • 'The Matt Duffin Show' - Coping & Hoping

    in Entertainment

    Mindfulness.  Relating Assertively.  5 R's of Stress Management.  Recognizing Thoughts, Feelings.  Problem Solving.  


    And so many much needed skills to be a Human Being, to be a person.  Once the brain is scrambled by a TBI or any brain injury, COPING SKILLS indeed get scrambled too, as the brain is our make up.  Coping Skills, taught soon following my Severe TBI of 7-years ago, is what way of life I MUST try to live, to be able to live life on life's terms.  With out it, there is no Matt Duffin.  The shell left of myself would roll, crack and break on a constant basis.  With Coping Skills, we learn to make good of the bad, and make the bad go away.  


    Coping, with a TBI.  Its out of this world, sometimes a delayed flight life can be but we learn to standon solid ground.  Little League World Series ended today with Japan on top, but over 40,000 fans in person and most of the world on TV watched the game live.  Baseball is the one who won.  Also, 'When a Legend Changes Uniforms' and the NEW $10 bill prospects.  Also, at Midnight Eastern, or 6 A.M. South African time, our SA Correspondent Miss Gina Gee is give an update on life as a TBI Survivor not-so 'Out of Africa'...


  • 00:31

    Do you have the skills to pay the bills?

    in Entertainment

    Today I'll be talking in general about choosing professions and taking them seriously. Also will interview a young man that has discovered a knack for doing something and turned it into something someone will pay him for. Can you do the same? Tune into today's show. Tell others!!! Will also discuss how a person could take their skills and start their own company. So if you're at work, be sure to listen. Maybe you'll find a way to "not be at work".....Visit www.innovativenterprises.com and www.imtmworldwide.com

  • Simple Skills for Success with Pam Farrel

    in Women

    Are you wondering if you and your spouse or friend would make a good team in ministry? If so, this is one show you don't want to miss! Pam and her husband Bill have been together in marriage and ministry for 36 years. They've written 40 books, including the bestselling Men are Like Waffles, Women are Like Spaghetti and their newest, 7 Simple Skills for Every Woman: Success in Keeping It All Together and 7 Simple Skills for Every Man: Success in Relationships Work and Walk with God.

    You can reach Pam and Bill through their website at www.Love-wise.com.

    We hope you'll join us Wednesday, October 14 at 1pmET. Please listen in on your computer and call in when we open the phone lines for questions. The first caller wins a free book!



  • 00:06


    in Education


    WIN LEARNING presents Navasota TX Superintendent of Schools Rory Gesch. Navasota is a very fine district; we've had guests from there before.