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.

Dr Fritz Galette attended the 2012 GLBT Pride Parade in Staten Island and was able to interview State Senatore Diane Savino, Mathew Tutone, Citycouncilwomam Debbie Rose

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

We are talking to Ila Lane Gross the founder of LEAP, an organization that has been providing art and music education in the schools since 1977 and has directly taught over two million students and counting. During this episode we talk about the need for art and music education in our school systems and the psychology of how this inclusion can facilitate the learning of other subjects including math and science. Air Date 5/31/12

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Mindful Eating - Interview with Joy Pierson, Bart Potenza and Sten Ulfsson

Dr. Fritz and Melissa are focusing "MINDFUL EATING" and the effects of food on our mood and behavior. Our guests include Bart Potenza and Joy Pierson of the internationally known and celebrity frequented Candle Cafe (www.candlecafe.com), and Vegetarian Swedish Comedian Sten Ulfsson. We are treated to a call from Dr. Susan Albers author numerous books on the topic mindful eating (www.eatingmindfully.com).

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURS_05-24-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33am EST

Living a Regretless Life - Interview with Wali Colins

What happens when two comedians and a psychologist enter the studio? A lively conversation about the psychological benefits of humor and encouragement. Listen in as we are joined by motivational speaker and author, WALI COLLINS (www.walicollins.com) as we explore the psychology of comedy his book, "Y'NEVANO, Living a Regretless Life". Air Date 5/17/12

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Category:Psychology, health, wellness -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Fitness, 1000 Steps and Holistic Running

We all know that exercise, fitness, and healthy eating are good for our physical well being but the psychological benefits are often overlooked. During this episode, we highlight some of the mental benefits of exercise and fitness and the transformational opportunities of ultra running. Guests include Lisa Priestly, Health Coach, master trainer and yoga instructor (www.wholelifestyles.com) and ultra runner Adam Gerber who will share his experiences having completed 50 and 100 mile runs. Air Date 5/10/12

Direct download: DrFritzShow_5-10-12.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth, running -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Special Episode - Disconnected Youth

Students filmmakers from the Educational Video Center (www.EVC.org) visit the WWRL studios and talk about how EVC is teaching them how to make documentary films. They also discuss their work on this semester’s important documentary topic: “Disconnected Youth” which will premiere June 6th at Lincoln Center.  Air Date 5/3/12

Direct download: Disconnected_Youth.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Live Show - Infertility~ Dealing with the Inconceivable.

With Mother’s Day and Father’s Day approaching, Dr. Fritz & Melissa talk about the psychological impact and treatment process of infertility as well as the related legal issues. They are joined by Zoey Mendoza an INCIID (www.INCIID.org) scholarship recipient, Scott Brown, California Cryobank (www.cryobank.com) , and Melissa Brisman, Esq., Reproductive Possibilities, LLC (www.reproductivepossibilities.com). Air Date 4/26/12

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Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Resilience is the process of adapting, coping, and recovering from the challenges, stresses and traumas of life. During this episode we are joined by legendary jazz musician Pat Martino who was struck down in his prime by a near fatal aneurism in 1980. Listen in as we talk about his remarkable recovery and philosophy on life. Air Date 4/19/12

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_SHOW_4-19-12_a.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 10:34pm EST

Getting taxes done on time can be a stressful experience. Dr Fritz along with co-host Melissa Nicoletti and guest Sean Reed talk about why we have so much trouble getting it done. Dr Fritz offers some tips on how to break the procrastination habit and Sean talks about what can be done with the refund.  Air Date 4-12-12

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_RADIO_SHOW_4-12-12.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Live Show - Hypnosis

We are hypnotized on the daily basis by the multitude of stimuli that direct our attention. From internal thoughts to commercial advertisements, we go in and out of hypnotic trances frequently. Dr. Fritz and co-host Melissa Nicoletti along with live callers explore the prevalence of hypnosis in everyday life.
Episode 22 - 4/4/12

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Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 8:00pm EST