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Dr. Howard Wetsman: On Ending Addiction in America

Dr. Howard Wetsman: On Ending Addiction in America

May 4, 2020

Howard Wetsman, MD is an Addiction Psychiatrist who has pioneered the treatment of addiction as a primary complex biological illness regardless of reward involved. He has been using genetics to guide the treatment of patients for over 10 years in various capacities.

He currently blogs at genedsystems.com and medium.com and has a web series on YouTube called Ending Addiction.

Follow Dr. Howard Wetsman:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/addictiondocMD 

Website: https://genedsystems.com/ 

Medium: https://medium.com/@addictiondocMD 

“The drug isn’t the agent that causes addiction”- Dr. Howard Wetsman

Top takeaways:

  • Why addiction should be classified as an illness.
  • The role of dopamine in accelerating and decelerating addiction.
  • Why drugs aren’t the cause of addiction.
  • The genetic components that affect addiction levels.

Key Moments:

  • [1:28] What did Dr. Howard learn in medical school about alcoholism?
  • [4:00] Why he uses the term illness when defining addiction.
  • [6:13] The story of addiction and where it began in America.
  • [8:14] The power of chemical dopamine release, its functions, and how its contribution to addiction.
  • [16:04] Dr. Howard’s mission of making addiction not a problem in America since there’s no sophisticated medicine for the illness.
  • [20:37] How he made a solution for addiction and why he believes nobody cares about it.
  • [23:22] He shares his views on ASAM’s decision of coming up with another definition of addiction.
  • [27:30] Why we need to work on our attachment on drugs and not the drug itself.
  • [32:21] He explains the genetic component that affects dopamine which in turn affects addiction.
  • [39:53] Do drugs really cause addiction?
  • [43:07] Why cocaine in itself doesn’t release dopamine.

 

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Tony Hawk Live Podcast with Meredith Atwood

Tony Hawk Live Podcast with Meredith Atwood

April 15, 2020

Tony Hawk, the Birdman, is back on the Same 24 Hours Podcast - this time in a live format (video to post later on YouTube).

We got some great questions from people, including many awesome kiddos, and had a great discussion. A big thanks to Tony for his heart, soul and kindness.  The last minute of the podcast is priceless. 

Learn more about the Tony Hawk Foundation:  https://tonyhawkfoundation.org 

Follow Tony everywhere:  @TonyHawk

Limited Edition Prints: https://shop.tonyhawkfoundation.org/products/tony-hawk-autograph-to-support-the-tony-hawk-foundation-and-direct-relief

Listen in to hear Tony Hawk answer all the burning questions that many of his fans were eager to ask. You will also hear the perseverance and resilience that Tony exercised in the early days of his career.

“I never did it for the money, and I was willing to do it and struggle because that brought me so much happiness”- Tony Hawk  

Top Takeaways:

  • Learn the story of a resilient young man who went after his dreams to become a noticeable sportsman even when things didn’t look up for him.
  • The role of skateboarding in mental health.
  • How Tony helps fulfill kid’s dreams of having safe skate parks where they can practice and finesse their skill.

Key Moments

  • [2:26] Intro
  • [3:29] Tony answers a question from Nolan about his favorite trick to do.
  • [4:39] He talks about the mission and purpose of his foundation and their accomplishments so far.
  • [7:04] Tony tells his skating story of never giving up that started when he was 9 years old, how he fell in love with the game, and why he did it.
  • [12:30] He answers a question from a fan on where he got the confidence to sing on The Masked Singer.
  • [14:20] Tony gets to answer Mitchell’s question from the 90s.
  • [16:52] Meredith’s husband James Atwood joins the conversation and asks him to share a story of a park he funded that was important to him.
  • [19:08] He answers a question about a rumor.
  • [19:58] What’s his worst injury?
  • [21:31] How does skateboarding help with mental health?
  • [25:14] Brian reminisces with Tony about the old times and what he’s enjoyed as a fan.
  • [27:22] How can a skater have better balance and improve their gameplay even when not on skateboards or wheels?
  • [28:45] Isaac asks Tony about the first trick he ever did.
  • [29:54] Chris asks Tony if he is still interested in car racing that one of his friends used to do.
  • [31:23] Jake asks Tony about the social media pages that are putting out risky content and how safe that is for kids that follow them.
  • [34:06] He explains how his first-ever competition went down.
  • [36:12] Brian asks how Tony handles his pain after accidents.
  • [37:48] What is the biggest trick that he’s ever done?
  • [39:06] Brooke asks Tony when he started to skate before he went pro.
  • [39:57] Are there are any other tricks he would like to know now as a professional skater?
  • [40:51] What are his thoughts on a fan twitter account about him and his skateboard?
  • [42:01] How does he handle hate on social media?
  • [44:50] Aaron asks if he has ever landed 1260 before?
  • [45:47] Has Tony ever been impressed by Rodney Mullen’s dancing on the skateboard and if he could ever do it.
  • [46:44] Would he ever do mountain boarding?
  • [48:49] What’s his favorite park to skate?
  • [49:52] Sebastian asks Tony about the first trick he ever did and what he did when he got frustrated.
  • [51:16] Did he have a favorite song during his video game days and the one song he insisted on being played.
  • [52:44] Tony talks about his prints that are still available and what cause the money will support.

 

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Dr. BJ Miller: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death

Dr. BJ Miller: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death

April 8, 2020

Today's Special Guest is Dr. BJ Miller, an end-of-life palliative care physician.

He is the founder of the palliative care company, Mettle Health. You can learn more about it here: https://www.mettlehealth.com/  

Watch his famous TED Talk here.  You can buy his book here. You can watch the YouTube replay here.

Dr. Bruce (BJ) Miller Jr. is a hospice and palliative care specialist who treats hospitalized patients with terminal or life-altering illnesses. His expertise includes symptom management for patients with cancer. In his work in end-of-life care, he seeks to connect art, spirituality and medicine.

A native of Chicago, Miller studied art history as an undergraduate at Princeton University. He worked at nonprofit organizations for the arts and disability rights for several years before coming to UCSF to earn his medical degree. He completed an internal medicine residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, where he was chief resident. He completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Harvard Medical School, working at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

NOTE: During the pandemic, I hosted daily ZOOM meet-ups called the "Daily Community Meetup" - the recordings were posted here on the podcast

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Daily Community Meeting for 3/25 with Tricia Huffman (@YourJoyologist)

Daily Community Meeting for 3/25 with Tricia Huffman (@YourJoyologist)

March 25, 2020

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The Special Guest today, Tricia Huffman -Your Joyologist

Find more from Tricia @yourjoyologist www.yourjoyologist.com
Get her daily inspirations App #ownyourawesome in the App Store https://yourjoyologist.com/app/
Shop her slightly sassy affirmation based product line  https://shop.yourjoyologist.com
 

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Daily Community Meetup 3/16 with Brent Pease of The Kyle Pease Foundation

Daily Community Meetup 3/16 with Brent Pease of The Kyle Pease Foundation

March 16, 2020

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Dr. Kelly Brogan: Own Your Self

Dr. Kelly Brogan: Own Your Self

February 21, 2020

Dr. Kelly Brogan returns to the pod!  She was on the podcast 2 years ago--loved her then, love her now! You can listen to Episode 61 here.

Kelly Brogan, M.D. is a holistic psychiatrist, author of the NY Times Bestselling book, A Mind of Your OwnOwn Your Self, the children’s book, A Time For Rain, and co-editor of the landmark textbook, Integrative Therapies for Depression.

She is the founder of the online healing program Vital Mind Reset, and the membership community, Vital Life Project. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from M.I.T. in Systems Neuroscience. She is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, and is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms.

She is on the board of GreenMedInfo, Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, Functional Medicine University, Pathways to Family Wellness, Mindd Foundation, SXSW Wellness, Chickasaw Nation Wellness, and the peer-reviewed, indexed journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. She is Medical Director for Fearless Parent and a founding member of Health Freedom Action. She is a certified KRI Kundalini Yoga teacher and a mother of two.

 

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Own Your Self

A Mind of Your Own

 

FOLLOW DR. BROGAN ON SOCIAL:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KellyBroganMD 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/KellyBroganMD 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/KellyBroganMD 

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/kellybroganmd

 

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Notes on Nonsense: Positive Vibes are BS

Notes on Nonsense: Positive Vibes are BS

November 27, 2019

Notes on Nonsense: #PostiveVibes are Bullshit

A new type of weekly episode with Meredith Atwood: part life-hacks, part truth-telling, and a celebration of the countdown to the new book, The Year of No Nonsense.

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Notes on Nonsense: Doing the Easy Thing is Bullsh*t

Notes on Nonsense: Doing the Easy Thing is Bullsh*t

September 19, 2019

Notes on Nonsense: Doing the Easy Thing is Bullshit

A new type of weekly episode with Meredith Atwood: part life-hacks, part truth-telling, and a celebration of the countdown to the new book, Year of No Nonsense.

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Notes on Nonsense: Wagons are Bullsh*t

Notes on Nonsense: Wagons are Bullsh*t

September 12, 2019

Notes on Nonsense: Wagons are Bullsh*t

A new type of weekly episode with Meredith Atwood: part life-hacks, part truth-telling, and a celebration of the countdown to the new book, Year of No Nonsense.

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Notes on Nonsense: Being Stuck is Bullsh*t

Notes on Nonsense: Being Stuck is Bullsh*t

July 6, 2019

Notes on Nonsense: Being Stuck is Bullshit.

A new type of weekly episode with Meredith Atwood: part life-hacks, part truth-telling, and a celebration of the countdown to the new book, Year of No Nonsense

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