Broadcasts/Podcasts
After seven years of faithfully following her spiritual teacher, Renee Linnell finally realized she was in a cult and had been severely brainwashed. But how did that happen to someone like her? She had graduated magna cum laude with a double degree. She had traveled to nearly fifty countries alone before she turned thirty-five. She was a surf model and a professional Argentine tango dancer. She had started five different companies and had an MBA from NYU. How could someone like her end up brainwashed and in a cult? 
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This is not a partial glimpse of addiction—it is the whole story. It begins with a violent childhood that bonded two children together forever, perhaps setting the stage for what was to come. Jodee’s younger brother Brett became an alcoholic. And she the sister of an alcoholic.
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MyNDTALK LGBTQ Sheila Alexander Reid

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The MAYor's Office : WDC the Director of the DC Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs.
Meet Sheila Alexander Reid and learn about her day-to-day concerns/issues with respect to the LGBTQ community. Could this model program work in your city? 
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Christine Ristaino was attacked in a store parking lot while her three- and five-year-old children watched. Ristaino shares what it felt like to be an ordinary person confronted with an extraordinary event―a woman trying to deal with acute trauma even as she went on with her everyday life, working at a university and parenting two children with her husband. She not only narrates how this event changed her but also tells how looking at the event through both the reactions of her community and her own sensibility allowed her to finally face two other violent episodes she had previously experienced.
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Within weeks of 9/11, Lisa Luckett vowed that she would make something good come from the nightmare of the death of her husband and all the others in the devastating event that changed our world forever. 
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Dr. Cheryl Dellasega first discussed the issue of nurses hurting each other and sharing her own story of being a hurt nurse. She now takes on the conversation about what to do when nurses hurt nurses!
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Director, Mayor's Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Affairs Washington, DCA champion of the LGBTQ community, Sheila discusses the concerns she and her colleagues address via the Mayor's Office and perhaps broadens the perspective of many. You can learn more about the office at lgbtq.dc.gov
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MyNDTALK Says Who Ora Nadrich

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
If there is an overriding philosophy that Ora Nadrich ascribes to, it is this: you can help yourself solve your own problems, you can do it daily, and the process doesn’t need to be complex. ... Simplicity is her mantra.
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There is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor Black women are particularly stigmatized as “diseased” and a burden on the public health care system. This is only the most recent incarnation of the fear of fat black women, which Sabrina Strings shows took root more than two hundred years ago. ..The author argues that the contemporary ideal of slenderness is, at its very core, racialized and racist. Indeed, it was not until the early twentieth century, when racialized attitudes against fatness were already entrenched in the culture, that the medical establishment began its crusade against obesity.
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The unflinching story of a professional oboist who finds order and beauty in music as her personal life threatens to destroy her.
Music was everything for Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself to the discipline and rigor of the oboe, and quickly became a young prodigy on the rise in New York City's competitive music scene. 
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