Archive for the ‘Anxiety’ Category

Dr. Paul Blacketor, author of ‘Everyday Useful Quotes,’ joined Connect.  Paul’s book ‘is a source of ideas that will encourage the reader to probe the soul of mankind and inspire others in moments of despair.’  Paul and I discussed several of the quotes from his book.  The quotes lead to discussions about whether we as a soicety honor our aging population and how to love and set boundaries with the people is our lives.

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Sincerely – Amy

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Gary Tillery, author of ‘The Cynical Idealist: A Spiritual Biography of John Lennon,’ joined Connect.  Gary talked about the childhood of loss and abandonment that impacted John Lennon’s life.  John’s rise to rock and roll fame was reviewed.  We discussed how ‘unexpectedly’ John had found that everything was not enough and experienced a dark night of the soul.  His journey from despair to peace is an intriguing one.  Listen to the interview below.

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Sincerely – Amy

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Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, joined Connect.  We talked about the burden of trying to be perfect, how the perfectionist personality style may originate, and how one can heal.  Andy and Sean joined the discussion while we talked about the possible psychological issues involved in the choices / behaviors of Tiger Woods.  Is Tiger Woods anxious? depressed? empty?  We ended the show by talking about how to minimize stress through the holidays.

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Sincerely – Amy

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Dr. James Gaydos, D.O., joined Connect.  Jim discussed the philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine, beginning with Dr. Andrew Taylor Still and it’s evolution to the present.  He emphasized specific tenets of Osteopathy including that the body has the ability to heal itself and health emerges when form and function are perfectly expressed.  Jim discussed the variables that impact our health and the importance of assessing and treating the whole person.

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Sincerely – Amy

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An Evening of Enlightenment Part 1
This show was audio segments taken from the televised version of ‘An Evening of Enlightenment.’  Guests included Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, Michael Conforti, Jungian Analyst, and David Arner, Astrologer.  Topics discussed included ‘Why do we repeat the same mistakes over and over? and where to these pattern come from?  What is the relationship between our emotions and our body? and What is our connection to the cosmos?

An Evening of Enlightenment Part 2
This show was audio segments taken from the televised version of ‘An Evening of Enlightenment.’  Guests included Sandy Morningstar, Body-Centered Therapist, Michael Conforti, Jungian Analyst, and David Arner, Astrologer.  The guests talked about how we can change.
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Sincerely – Amy

Robert Corrington, Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst & Radical Naturalist

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Professor Robert Corrington discussed his book ‘Wilhelm Reich:  Psychoanalyst & Radical Naturalist.’  He discussed Reich’s relationship to Freud and Jung.  Reviewed Reich’s work regarding patriarchy and fascism.  We discussed Reich’s work on character analysis and his theory of orgone.  Dr. Corrington talked about other aspects of his work, including his book ‘Riding the Windhorse:  Manic Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness’ and his philosophical system of Ecstatic Naturalism.

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Sincerely – Amy

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Yesterday, Michael Hartman, the Commissioner of Mental Health for the State of Vermont, joined ‘Connect’ to discuss the care of our veterans, Vermont research results on substance use and depression in our teenagers, depression & anxiety of all ages throughout Vermont, suicide, mental health care services & where to turn if in need and more.

Sincerely – Amy

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Yesterday, Thomas Moore, author of ‘A Life at Work:  The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born to Do,’ joined Connect to discuss how to find your life’s work.  He defined what opus means to him.  He described the difference between soul and spirit and much more.  We also discussed his latest book ‘Writing in the Sand:  Jesus & the Soul of the Gospels.’  He discussed the teachings of Jesus, including love/respect and forgiveness.

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Sincerely – Amy

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Last Saturday, Fred Cheyette discussed the book he is writing, ‘That’s Weird:  Mysterious Happenings to Ordinary People.’  He told stories from his own life and those shared by others.  Fred is interested in hearing your strange stories – contact him at fredcheyette@earthlink.net.

This Saturday, Thomas Moore, author of ‘A Life at Work:  The Joy of Discovering What You Were Born to Do’ will discuss how to find your life’s work.  Join us Saturday morning 9am 1450 am WSNO.

Sincerely – Amy

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July 4th Gail Mears, substance abuse counselor and educator, started off the show discussing prevalence of substance abuse in Vermont, barriers to recovery, and resources and tools to assist with recovery.  Sandy Morningstar, body-centered therapist, followed that discussion by talking about the relationship between personality and substance use and how to heal.

Vermont is in the top six states with the greatest use of alcohol and pot.

Sincerely – Amy

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