Sunday Morning Magazine

Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.


Sunday Morning Magazine

4-14-19: Dr. Mark Goulston, suicide prevention, compassion, empathy,

Dr. Mark Goulston is one of the country's leading experts on suicide prevention and the co-creator of the new video/podcast documentary Stay Alive. Kevin Hines whom we'll meet in a few weeks is a suicide survivor, having jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. Together with Dr. Goulston they are the voice of reason in a very crazy/challenging time.
00:29:46 4/14/2019

Past Episodes

Bruce M. Beehler is an ornithologist, naturalist, conservationist, author, and lecturer. He is a research associate in the division of birds at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. And, he has published eleven books about nature. His new one is: North on the Wing: Travels with the Songbird Migration of Spring. Besides bringing a focus on our environment, it may inspire some special excursions of our own--in our back yard, our state, or perhaps a partial journey such as Bruce undertook following the spring migration.
00:30:09 4/7/2019
Jae Oh is a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Financial Consultant. He is also the Managing Principal of GH2 Benefits, in Ann Arbor, MI, and works with individual and commercial clients nationwide. In addition, Jae is an author focusing on his expertise on Medicare. He shares important insights on the topic, all found in his book-- Maximize Your Medicare: Understanding Medicare, Protecting Your Health and Minimizing Costs. We are all in some way touched by Medicare. As it becomes more a topic during election debates, it's critically important to become more informed. At his website Jae also offers a free newsletter to keep us informed.
00:29:58 3/24/2019
Dr. Gary Epler is a medical doctor who lives a healthy, focused life, and is the author of "Alive with Life--A Medical Doctor's Guide to Live Your Best Life". With this he provides 15 key points of living well. He tells us we could live to 140 if we do the simple basics which include healthy nutrition, exercise, sleep--8 hours are key!
00:29:55 3/17/2019
John Kress is a distinguished scientist and curator of botany at the National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC. John is co-editor of "Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans ". He gives an important view of our changing planet from more than 30 essays by experts in a wide range of fields, providing insights, and stimulating us to think of our place in the midst of all the changes. Change is a constant, just possibly more accelerated in recent decades. Knowledge and information are Power!
00:29:04 2/24/2019
Cancer Pathways (formerly Gilda's Club) is just the most amazing place with the most amazing support for persons touched by cancer--so the person dealing with the disease, but family members and friends are invited to find support. Anna Gottleib is the Executive Director and gives and overview of the great things we can expect during the year--including 5 Camp Sparkle locations for kids--these are filling up fast! And Liz Lange provides the overview for the great Essay Contest--Cancer Unwrapped. In its 13th year, it is a special way that high school students have the opportunity to express in print their emotions about a confrontation with the disease--could be their own, could be a friend, or a family member. Winners receive a $1000 award to use as they wish. Contest is now open across the country.
00:30:31 2/17/2019
Dr. Bryan Robinson is a licensed psychotherapist, a college professor, and a blogger for Psychology Today. Bryan is also an author, and his latest book: #CHILL: Turn Off Your Job and Turn on Your Life, is a great and simple source for creating a more balanced, gentle life. Filled with stories, suggestions--try meditation for even just 5 minutes a day, a break from a regular routine. Bryan also provides a quiz on his website where we can find where we are on the workaholic spectrum. We may find we fall more in love with our life.
00:29:31 2/10/2019
Nikhath (Nikki) Sheriff is the Founder & CEO of the Muslim Community Resource Center in Redmond. Her husband Khizer is the Executive Director, and daughter Nehath is the Director of the Medical Clinic operated by MCRC. It's a one day a month free clinic/sliding scale that is growing through referrals and a partnership with Swedish to being full time. (And Nehath directs this from the East Coast while attending university!) MCRC was a vision Nikki had 10 years ago where she saw a need to serve humanity in our community. They provide meals and serve the homeless in various ways. And recently during the Federal Gov't shut down, took meals and gift cards to the TSA employees at the airport. Care and support of the community in action!
00:29:23 2/3/2019

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