Family & Lifestyle

Orlando and Politics, Mind in the Making?, Overcoming Addiction

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jun 13, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:23:52

Orlando and Politics (15:41) Joe Cannon is our Washington Insider. Joe served as an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1992. He served as the Chairman of the Utah Republican Party from 2002 to 2006. He was named editor of the Deseret Morning News on December 8, 2006. Joe currently is the CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation. Joe Cannon and Matt Townsend talk about the political response to the Orlando shooting. Coaches Corner - Find a Place to Escape (42:24) Life is stressful. Sometimes you need a place to escape from the day to day things of the world. Dr. Matt Townsend with some ideas on how to get away for a few moments to decompress. Mind in the Making (1:03:06)? Ellen Galinsky is President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute. She helped establish the field of work and family life during the time she was at Bank Street College of Education, where she was on the faculty for 25 years.  Her more than 100 books and reports include the best-selling Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. Ellen Galinsky shares skills you can teach your children the skills they need for success. She is author of Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Overcoming Addiction (1:49:38) Court McGee is a proud father of two awesome boys and married to his high school sweetheart, Chelsea. Currently, Court is a Mixed Martial Arts fighter and ranked as one of the world’s best in the UFC’s Welterweight division. Despite his recent success, Court remembers how it feels to be powerless over the disease of addiction. Before his UFC career, Court struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction which culminated in his accidental drug overdose in 2005. After eight minutes with no heartbeat and no pulse, he was pronounced legally dead. Miraculously, Court survived and has since soared to the heights of the UFC. Through the miracle of recovery, Court found the hope to keep fighting. Sadly, there are millions who have yet to find such hope. That’s why Court’s biggest battle is outside the ring as he works to deliver others from the chains of addiction. Court shares his story.