Broadcasts/Podcasts
 A silent epidemic in the United States is imperiling our health and threatens to bankrupt our healthcare system: overmedication. Today, one-third of all adults take two or more prescription drugs, and half of all seniors take more than five daily. This book, written by today's guest, Dr. Jennifer Jacobs―the first of its kind―tackles the epidemic overuse of prescription drugs."  This conversation is likely to truly be eye opening for you and those you care about.
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Something Happened in Our Town follows two families — one White, one Black — as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community through the eyes of children and their families. Don't miss this important conversation about these important issues. Both this conversation and this book is important to share if you are a parent, a teacher, a clinician, a childcare worker, a thinker - in short, a resource for anyone who has ever crossed the path of a littler one and is willing to engage in thoughtful, potentially life-changing conversations for self and others. 
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MyNDTALK - Common Core - Nicholas Tampio

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Common Core State Standards Initiative is one of the most controversial pieces of education policy to emerge in decades. Detailing what and when K–12 students should be taught, it has led to expensive reforms and displaced other valuable ways to educate children. Nicholas Tampio argues that, though national standards can raise the education bar for some students, the democratic costs outweigh the benefits.
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Dr. Singla takes on a deep and fascinating dive into WHY we all have pain, how it can be useful - and some of the thought processes useful in considering pain. This is a conversation for those who want to understand their bodies better, the nature of pain as well as the use and benefits of pain. 
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Part journalism, part memoir, part psychological guide--and a fascinating listen for anyone who wants to better understand the needs and dynamics that drive the complex relationships in their lives.
Topics include:
  *  What it means to be securely and insecurely attached
  *  How our early childhood experiences create a blueprint for future relationships--and how
anyone can work to become "earned secure" regardless of their upbringing and past relationships.
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When Dr. Baxter arrived in Botswana in 2002, he was confident of the purity of his mission to help people with AIDS, armed with what he thought were immutable truths about life-and himself.
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From Trayvon Martin to Freddie Gray, the stories of police violence against Black people are too often in the news. In Policing Black Bodies Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith make a compelling case that the policing of Black bodies goes far beyond these individual stories of brutality. They connect the regulation of African American people in many settings, including the public education system and the criminal justice system, into a powerful narrative about the myriad ways Black bodies are policed. .

MyNDTALK - HA! - Dr. Scott Weems

Thursday, July 26, 2018
...Cognitive neuroscientist Scott Weems discusses what's happening in our heads when we giggle or double over with laughter. ... Humor arises from inner conflict in the brain, Weems says, and is part of a larger desire to comprehend a complex world. Scott shows that the delight that comes with "getting" a punchline is closely related to the joy that accompanies the insight to solve a difficult problem. ... 
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Tackling one of life’s great mysteries, Rabbi  Kamin examines the diverse ways we mourn the death of a loved one. ... Using his own experience of the loss of his father, he stresses the importance of not deferring the process of grieving at the risk of harming one’s physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Rabbi Ben has created an empathetic and simple spiritual guide that offers a path to acceptance and peace for those who must continue their life journey after a loved one die​s.
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The pace of modern life leaves little time to truly connect with our partners, yet the need for good communication is greater than ever before. During this conversation, you will learn how to communicate effectively through structured practices. You'll learn simple ways to keep the lines of communication open, become a better listener, understand and avoid your own and your partner's triggers, and solve common problems.
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