Health Care, Explain Terrorism to Kids, Balance Digital HabitsThe Matt Townsend Show
- Oct 16, 2017
Iran and HealthCare (21:32) Joe Cannon is the CEO of the Fuel Freedom Foundation, former Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, past assistant administrator in the US EPA, and editor of the Deseret News. Joe Cannon talks about President Trumps moves against the Iran Nuclear deal and ObamaCare. How to Talk to Your Kids About Terrorism (1:09:48) Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D., Executive Director of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, oversees all program activities where she lends her extensive experience in the mental health field. Mary has over three decades of practice addressing the needs of fragile families and abused and neglected children. In light of recent terrorist attacks, we as adults can be deeply affected. What we don’t think about as often is that these events can cause anxiety and fear for children as well, particularly younger ones. Parents may worry about how to have a conversation with their child about these devastating events and Dr. Mary Pulido shares some suggestions for us today on how we can broach this sensitive topic with our kids. Makena Bauss - Computer Brains (1:35:45) Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to apply computer elements to the human brain to enhance performance and perhaps expand capabilities. Can this really happen and is this a path we, as a people, want to go down? Producer Makena Bauss with the info. Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life (1:58:05) Arlene Pellicane is a speaker, author, media personality, and blogger. She has written six books including “Growing Up Social,” “31 Days to a Younger You,” and her latest, “Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life.” How many of you reached over and grabbed your phone the minute you woke up? It’s become second nature to us to have our phones in our hands or be wired in every second. But how is our obsession with technology affecting our families, health, and careers? Arlene Pellicane, the author of the new the ook, “Calm, Cool, and Connected,” says, “No matter what the world says, a fully charged phone in your pocket with Wi-Fi available can’t provide what you need for a calm, cool, and connected life.” Arlene teaches us how we can use technology wisely in our lives. Show More...