Programs examine important topics and issues impacting all of us through the lens of health and wellness. We highlight the questions, challenges and struggles people typically face in everyday life. In each of our programs we clarify the issues and provide useful information, pragmatic tips, and resources.

"Maintaining the physical"- 10/25/12 - Are YOU a Family Caregiver? If you provide regular and unpaid care to a loved one, YOU are a caregiver. We are joined this week by Sheila Warnock author of "Share the Care" and Dr. Robin Finley from the Department of Aging in a conversations that focuses .  This is the second of a seven part series sponsored by Emblem Health focused on caring for the family caregiver.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

10/18/12- During this hour we talk about pedophilia, child molestation and what we can do protect our children. We are joined by expert special guest Paula Felps who is the founder of the Sexual Abuse Resource Network - www.pedophilesdontdiscriminate.com.

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Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

LOU FERRIGNO brings it to The Dr. Fritz Show ComicCon style!. Then were joined in the studio with BRAND NEW SINGLES from Brooklyn Band, The Energy!

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Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

We are joined this week by Gregory Johnson of Emblem Health (www.emblemhealth.com) to talk about family caregiving. This is the first of a seven part series sponsored by Emblem Health focused on caring for the family caregiver.

Direct download: Family_Cargiving_10-4-12.mp3
Category:Family caregiving -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

9/27/12 - Psychological resilience is the process of coping with stress and adversity. It is the process of regaining control, finding meaning, and moving forward with your life despite and in spite of stress, trauma, and loss. Resilience is generally understood as a process. It is not a specific set of traits. It is skills that can be learned and developed. Friedrich Nietzsche said, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." During this hour we are talking about resilience through the narrative of a very special guest, Zoey Mendoza. This episode may change the way you see your current challenges and if there was ever an episode you didn't want to miss this is the one.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_SHOW_9-27-12.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Have you ever been bullied, witnessed someone being picked picked on, or have been the bully yourself? Bullying is a social drama requiring three characters; the bully, the bullied and the bystander. During this episode, Dr Fritz and co-host Melissa Nicoletti explore this dynamic and are joined by martial arts expert Sensei John Mirrione who is traveling the country to share with school children his inspiring story and teach them about building inner strength through meditation and philosophy.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_SHOW_9-20-12.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

9/11 - The psychology of remembrance

This September marks the 11th year since our lives were indelibly changed on a sunny Tuesday morning. Although it has been over a decade, we still remember that day like it was yesterday. We tend memorialize tragic events, disasters, death and loss. Why do we actively try to remember tragic events, disasters, and significant loss? What is the role of memorials, anniversaries and days of remembrance in our process of healing?

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_9-13-12.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 7:48am EST

Have you ever made a 'New Year' resolution that you did not keep? Did you expect that willpower alone would carry you through to personal success? Is there something in your life you would like to change but are not sure where to start?During this hour we talk with Kerry Patterson, the author of Change Anything: The new science of personal success. We focus on the "six sources of influence" that once understood can give you the road map needed to you help reach your goals. 

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Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Embrace Life

You have heard the cliche that enjoyment in life comes from being able to "smell the flowers." You have also heard about "being present" or "being in the moment" as a way to fully take in life. During this hour we explore these concepts as well as how to put them in to practice. We are joined by the CEO and founder of Le Grand Courtâge (www.legrandcourtage.com), Tawnya Falkner to talk about "embracing life, dreaming big and accepting all invitations."

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_SHOW_8-30-12.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 12:43am EST

Everyday we encounter situations that challenge us. These situations are not limited to what happens in our immediate lives. They extend to what we are exposed to in our communities as well as via the media and Internet. What is the impact of all of this on our psychological well being. During this our we distiguish between stress and trauma. Joining Dr Fritz Galette and Melissa Nicoletti is Psychiatrist Dr David Brody.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_8-16-12.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness -- posted at: 12:00pm EST