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.
Picking the right dress

5/30/13 - Hour 1  - Terry Hall from Kleinfelds in NYC joins us for a lively conversation about the how personality and personal vision influences the choice of a wedding dress. He makes a case for why the groom should care.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_Hour_1_5-30-13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Making Marriage Simple

5/23/13 - We are joined once again by Dr. Hendrix to talk about how to change the relationship you have into the relationship you want. Listen in as we talk about the relationship revolution, no negativity, and getting the love you want.

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Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

At risk youth: The Artest Foundation

5/16/13 - During this hour we are joined by Mr. Ron Artest Sr. and Jennifer Edwards of The Artest Foundation to talk about "at risk" youth and what their organization is doing to address this issue.

 

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_5-16-13.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Live on the give

5/9/2013 - Dr. Fritz and Melissa talk with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Jeanne Rollins (liveonethegive.com) about Overfunctioning in Relationships. Are YOU doing so much in your relationships, that no one else has to? Do you have good kids but they just aren't very helpful? We'll discuss this and being a "greedy giver"

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_SHOW_GIVE_5-9-2013.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 2:59am EST

Trauma and resilience

5/2/2013 - Potentially traumatic events , or are highly distressing life events that involve actual or threatened death or serious injury and that potentially may result in serious psychological harm are very common. The most common response to traumatic events are a relatively stable pattern of healthy functioning coupled with the enduring capacity for positive emotion and generative experiences a.k.a. Resilience. Resilience is the common response. During this hour we talk about trauma and resilience.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_5-2-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 2:56am EST

Fertility: Kids of 5114

4/25/2013 - Pregnancy and childbirth are among the most natural things in the world, conception is something that does not necessarily come easily for a great many people. Infertility has been estimated to affect some 15% of all couples in the western world who are trying to conceive. During this hour we talk with Scott Brown of California Cryobank about fertility and options for those who choose to use  a sperm donor. Check out his documentary Kids of 5114. This short film provides extraordinary insight into the lives of people who are born from donors.

Direct download: dr-fritz-show-4-25-13-infertility.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 2:58am EST

Episode 78 - 4/18/13 - Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population). 25% of children 13-18 have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment. During this episode we talk about some of the most effective non medical treatments.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY__4-18-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 5:52pm EST

Episode 77 - 4/11/13 - At some point we all can experience minor frustrations and irritations that can lead to anger if left unchecked. During this episode we distinguish between anger and rage. We also explore what can be done to effectively vent our emotions before they become toxic and volatile.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_4-11-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Episode 76 - 4/4/13 - Dr. Fritz and Melissa are talking about BOILING FROG SYNDROME.  No...it's not a formal clinical syndrome. It refers to a tendency to stay in a bad situation much longer than one should. 

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_4-4-13.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

Episode 75 - 3/28/13 - Dr. Fritz Galette and Melissa are talking with Bloods Gang Member-Turned-Activist Jason Davis and Haitian Comic Tanael Joachim about their experiences growing up and the impact on their mental health and life outlook. Jason talks about how he uses his ongoing affiliation with gangs to steer impressionable youth towards education and Tanael incorporates his life experiences into his comedy routine.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_3-28-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness -- posted at: 12:00pm EST