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  • 00:28

    Surviving the Holidays with Mental Illness

    in Health

    The Holiday season can be tough for many people, but especially difficult for individuals and family with mental illness. So many factors can cause misunderstandings and confusion outside even physical symptoms.


    Margaret and I talk about two perspectives of parent and child on how to support and work through some common situations faced by families during the holidays.


    Take away some tips on how to make the Christmas season more of a supportive, empathetic and caring environment for the whole family.

  • Effects Human Trafficking has on Mental Health - Dr. DeGaglia

    in Motivation

    So many human trafficking victims suffer with mental health issues once they have become free from their traffickers. We will discuss trauma bond, PTSD and more to better understand the mental health effects of this horrendous crime!


    J. De Gaglia, Ph.D., N.C.C., L.M.H.C., C.A.P., E.M.T.-P. is a “jack of all trades. He has earned credentials in both allied health and mental health. His research presented both nationally and internationally, involved hundreds of first responders over a two-year period. Eventually published, the research was recognized by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (I.C.I.S.F.). Professionally, Dr. De Gaglia has completed appointments with the Department of Juvenile Justice (Florida), the Department of Corrections (Florida), and a fourteen year stint with a Native American community residing within the Florida Everglades. Presently, Dr. De Gaglia works predominantly with substance abusers in the South Florida area.

  • 00:14

    Mental Note: No Need For New Year's Resolutions!

    in Goals

    WELCOME TO THE ALL NEW "MENTAL NOTE"  DISCUSSIONS OF 2016!  EVERY YEAR MANY PEOPLE MAKE NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS ONLY TO DROP THEM SOON AFTER THE YEAR BEGINS TO ROLL AND LIFE IS HAPPENING...HOW ABOUT NOT MAKING ANY NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS AND JUST KEEP GROWING FROM WHERE YOU ARE DAILY!  WE SOMETIMES DON'T STICK TO ANY ONE THING LONG ENOUGH TO SEE THE FRUIT OF OUR LABOR, SO IF WE JUST STAY PUT AND GRIND IT OUT THERE WILL BE MANIFESTATION (GOALS REACHED) IN THE END. PLEASE JOIN ME AND FEEL FREE TO CALL IN AND CHAT!  #PEACEANDLOVE

  • 01:00

    Liberation from Stress

    in Motivation

    Counselor Mandy (Eppley) Bird speaks with author and coach Chris Saade about the importance of liberating ourselves from stress. This is critical because of the proven medical research that stress is linked to many illnesses and diseases. Mandy and Chris cover three aspects of stress: Stress of Dissemination, Profound Stress, and Failure Stress. They offer practical tools for liberating ourselves from each of these types of stress. Stress of Dissemination is when we are doing too much – trying to meet everyone’s needs. Instead, we must focus on the essential needs that must to be met. Profound Stress is when we are involved in work, projects, organizations, etc. that are opposite to our authentic nature. When we are not in harmony with ourselves, the cost is very high. When we are aligned with our heart and our authenticity we have the best chance for good health. Failure Stress is when we are not accepting our humanity and are fighting against the authenticity of life itself. Creativity happens through waves of failures and successes. Thus, we must have both of these. Failures are guiding stars to our successes. The good news is that when we liberate ourselves from stress we can experience much more joy and pleasure!


    Chris Saâde is the co-director of The Olive Branch Center with his wife, Jessie Thompson, where he teaches courses on engaged spirituality. He has lead more than 200 psychological and spiritual retreats, and continues to serve as a personal Coach for individuals and couples. Chris worked as a licensed psychotherapist for 11 years in private practice specializing in depression and life transitions before migrating into the world of coaching, writing and teaching. He has written 2 books, 2nd Wave Spirituality: Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice and Prayers for Peace and Justice and 2 recordings with Andrew Harvey. www.theolivebranch.net

  • 00:46

    Your Brain and Your Mental Health: What is the Connection?

    in Psychology

    Dr. David Hardy is the Assistant Director of Operations at Apex Brain Centers and a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist. Since our show focuses on all aspects of Behavioral Health it was important to bring on a guest that could share their professional expertise in regards to brain functioning and how this affects mental health. We also veer into how our addiction to technology – Facebook, cell phones, and social media in general affects our brain chemistry and emotional well-being. 


    Enjoy the full blog article HERE.


    Dr. Hardy, how does brain functioning affect mental health?  


    What do you do at Apex Brain Centers?


    Do you diagnose or treat mental health?


    How can your services help a practitioner in the mental health field?


     

  • 00:12

    Stress Management for Teenage Girls

    in Education

    Being a teenager today means having to handle more stress and pressure than most previous generations.  In a recent study, over 60% of teenage girls complained of feeling severely stressed.  Without the proper resources and emotional tools, young women can find themselves struggling in their daily lives.  By helping them identify the causes of their stress and learn effective ways to manage it, teens can significantly reduce the toll it takes on their emotional and physical health.


    Professional counselor Karen Rigatti discusses some frequently asked questions:


    What are the most common sources of stress for today's teen girls?


    What are some of the signs of being too stressed?


    What can parents do to help their teen if she is overly stressed?


    How can teens learn to manage and decrease their stress?


     

  • 00:29

    What You Don't Know About Tourette's Syndrome: Pierson's Story

    in Health

    Pierson is officially the youngest guest ever appearing on my show! I cannot imagine the lives he is going to change as he spreads advocacy and awareness so early in his life and career. I have met many brave people on this show, but Pierson by far exceeds the courage and passion for wanting to eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illness.


    Please join me as I talk to Pierson and his mom about his life with OCD and Tourette's Syndrome, how he stays motivated, and what his plans are for future advocacy.

  • 00:38

    James Porter: Cutting Edge Strategies for Managing Daily Stress

    in Motivation

    Our Host: Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author, Hypnotherapist, and Consultant. www.svetlanakim.com and e-mail Svetlana@svetlanakim.com. 


    Our Guest: 


    Jim Porter is President of StressStop.com, a company that specializes in creating online and offline stress management training resources for thousands of hospitals, corporations and hundreds of military bases and government agencies across the US and Canada. He is the author of dozens of books, workbooks, CDs and videos on managing stress including “The Stress Profiler” and “Stop Stress This Minute” which together have sold over 300,000 copies. Mr. Porter also lectures on stress management in major corporations and for agovernment agencies including: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, GlaxoSmithKline, Time Inc, The FBI, The CIA, and the US Army and he was a keynote speaker at last year’s WELCOA SUMMIT on Managing Stress which featured his Six Step Stress Prevention Model. He also has appeared on The CBS Morning News, and his work has been reported on by Good Morning America, Ladies Home Journal, The Associated Press, and The NY Daily News and he has a monthly column on Stress in the Huffington Post. 


    Snoopy listens to STRESSSTOP.COM CD: A DAY AWAY FROM STRESS:  part of a health promotion program for Met Life.


    www.stressstop.com (800) 367-1604

  • 01:00

    Caregiver Stress Reduction Tips & Tools

    in Military

    As a caregiver, you may be so focused on your loved one that you don't realize that your own health and well-being are suffering. Watch for these signs of caregiver stress:



    Feeling overwhelmed or constantly worried
    Feeling tired most of the time
    Sleeping too much or too little
    Gaining or losing a lot of weight
    Becoming easily irritated or angry
    Losing interest in activities you used to enjoy
    Feeling sad
    Having frequent headaches, bodily pain or other physical problems
    Abusing alcohol or drugs, including prescription medications


    Too much stress, especially over a long time, can harm your health. As a caregiver, you're more likely to experience symptoms of depression or anxiety. In addition, you may not get enough sleep or physical activity, or eat a balanced diet — which increases your risk of medical problems, such as heart disease and diabetes. On this episode of Hope For The Warriors Talk Radio we will share stress-reduction tips and strategies.


    SPECIAL GUESTS: Military Veteran Caregivers, Colleen Saffron and Glenda Leary will talk about their experiences of being on the verge of caregiver burnout and how they were able to successfully combat caregiver burnout. Heather Moates will also guest appear on our show and share how she's found stress reduction, individuality and HOPE through creating beautiful wreaths and starting her own business. 


     

  • 01:31

    Mental Illnesses - Real or Just In Our Heads?

    in Entertainment

    What's with this huge surge of mental illnesses? Is this real or is this something doctors are just making up to get paid?


    Tund in with Char, Logic. Oran, and Ky tonight!

  • 01:02

    Minimize Stress with Key Time Management and Communication Focus!

    in Self Help

    Key complaints from fans, followers and listeners of Shedding the Bitch Radio: there is not enough time in the day, not enough of me to go around, I can't get folks (co-workers, managers, children, friends) to understand what I am needing, ..... and more.


    Last month we talked Stress, Worry and how to Set Goals for more productivity and sanity in your life. Today's show will focus on how to manage your time and yourself effectively, so those you love (this Febuary love month), and those you work and engage with, support your desire for peace, calm and achievement in your life.


    CALL 1-818-572-2910 with your questions, stories and challenges and let Bernadette help you to create a RICH life, relationships and more.