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  • Elders In The Time of COVID

    Elders In The Time of COVID

    27/07/2020

    Elders are important to a community, but now more than ever as we live through this historical and significant time.   Elders are important to a community, but now more than ever as we live through this historical and significant time. Now, as a fan of the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Pam has already been a long time fan of Dr. Alison Gopnik's work. She is a professor of Psychology at UC Berkley, teaching there since 1988 and a long time contributor to the WSJ, and joins Dr. Pam to talk about her latest WSJ piece "Why Elders Are Indispensable for All of Us."

  • Going Out Of Your Skull With Boredom In The Era of COVID-19

    Going Out Of Your Skull With Boredom In The Era of COVID-19

    23/07/2020

    The science of bordeom...wait, there's a science to that?! Of course, there is! The science of bordeom...wait, there's a science to that?! Of course, there is!Boredom is something that affects all of us at one time or another - whether you're stuck at work, in line at the store, or waiting at the doctors office, you've been bored before. But most of the time we're told to brush it off, find something to do, and move on. Dr. John Eastwood is a Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at York University in Toronto, and he joins Dr. Pam to talk boredom: why he studies it, how being bored is a form of stress, where trauma plays into boredom, and how to deal with it during COVID-19.

  • Online Mental Health Therapy to Get You Through COVID

    Online Mental Health Therapy to Get You Through COVID

    20/07/2020

    Is anxiety getting to you more than usual these days? Between the pandemic, politics, and our finances - there's no shortage of things to worry about lately. Is anxiety getting to you more than usual these days? Between the pandemic, politics, and our finances - there's no shortage of things to worry about lately.\ Seeking out help for mental health issues is easier than ever, thanks to telehealth and the many apps now available that let you connect with a professional from the comfort of your own home.Dr. Amy Cirbus is the Director of Clinical Content at Talkspace, the leading online therapy platform, and she joins Dr. Pam to talk about how people are reaching out for help now more than ever before, the "new normal," and how online therapy works.

  • Why You’re Having Vivid Dreams During COVID

    Why You’re Having Vivid Dreams During COVID

    16/07/2020

    Have you been remembering more dreams? Are they weirdly COVID specific? You're not the only one.Have you been remembering more dreams? Are they weirdly COVID specific? You're not the only one. Sleep schedules across the globe have been upended due to coronavirus. Maybe you're sleeping more because you lost your job or you don't need an alarm anymore. Or maybe you're anxiety is keeping you awake all night. Here to talk about weird dreams and late nights is Deirdre Barrett, a Past President of both the International Association for the Study of Dreams and the American Psychological Association’s Div. 30, The Society for Psychological Hypnosis. 

  • Gratitude Helps You Become Powerfully Resilient

    Gratitude Helps You Become Powerfully Resilient

    13/07/2020

    It may feel like there is not much to be grateful for in the era of COVID 19, but finding those things may be key to getting through the pandemic, emotionally. It may feel like there is not much to be grateful for in the era of COVID 19, but finding those things may be key to getting through the pandemic, emotionally. In her Wall Street Journal column, Bonds, Elizabeth Bernstein focuses on how we can best relate to others and to ourselves.And this week, Elizabeth is back talking about her recent piece, "A Surprising Way to Reduce Stress" and how the hell to get through COVID 19 using gratitude - starting with how to practice it.

  • The Importance of Touch in the Time of COVID-19

    The Importance of Touch in the Time of COVID-19

    09/07/2020

    The era of COVID-19 is going to be here for a while, and the longer it goes on, the more we have to navigate and learn this new way of life.  The era of COVID-19 is going to be here for a while, and the longer it goes on, the more we have to navigate and learn this new way of life.  Reading through the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Pam came across an article on touch, and how people simply aren't using the art of touch as a means to destress anymore. But how can you use touch to your advantage while social distancing anyway?!?Dr. Tiffany Field is the Director of the Touch Research Institute (and a friend of Dr. Pam) and tells us about the benefits of massage and touch in the age of COVID distance.

  • This Is Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People

    This Is Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People

    07/07/2020

    As a physician and a PEW scholar, Dr. Pam says we should be focusing on the insidious causes of disparities in healthcare access. So when she came across Dr. Sabrina Strings' latest piece in the New York Times, she had to have her on.As a physician and a PEW scholar, Dr. Pam says we should be focusing on the insidious causes of disparities in healthcare access. So when she came across Dr. Sabrina Strings' piece in the New York Times, she had to have her on. And now COVID is really showing us what our healthcare system lacks, especially when it comes to racial inequities.  Dr. Sabrina Strings joins Dr. Pam to talk about her recent New York Times Article It’s Not Obesity, Its Slavery: We Know Why COVID-19 Is Killing So Many Black People.

  • NERVE: Adventures in the Science of Fear

    NERVE: Adventures in the Science of Fear

    02/07/2020

    The horror if life is to actually be indoors, according to Dr. Pam. So the chance to chat with a correspondent for Outside Magazine is right up her alley. The horror if life is to actually be indoors, according to Dr. Pam. So the chance to chat with a correspondent for Outside Magazine is right up her alley. Eva Holland live's in Canada's Yukon Territory, and joins Dr. Pam to talk about the great outdoors, the science of fear, and her new book Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Fear.

  • How to Exercise Safely in the Era of COVID-19

    How to Exercise Safely in the Era of COVID-19

    29/06/2020

    The one thing keeping many people sane during lockdown was figuring out new ways to work out at home.The one thing keeping many people sane during lockdown was figuring out new ways to work out at home. But as cities and states begin to reopen across the country, gyms and health clubs will be back up and running soon as well. So how do we navigate them safely?To talk more about exercise in the time of COVID-19 is Dr. NiCole Keith - the new president-elect of the American College of Sports Medicine. 

  • Practicing Frugality in the Era of COVID-19

    Practicing Frugality in the Era of COVID-19

    25/06/2020

    Frugality in the Wall Street Journal? Its a thing.Frugality in the Wall Street Journal? Its a thing. Jen Smith joins Dr. Pam Peeke to discuss modern frugality, debt, personal finance, and maybe a bit of crossfit.  Check out Jen's free checklist of 12 ways to improve your budget at modernfrugality.com/checklist

  • This is Your COVID-19 Survival Guide

    This is Your COVID-19 Survival Guide

    22/06/2020

    There is so much differing information out there about COVID-19 - but do you have your notebook out? Because we have a comprehensive survival guide this episode.There is so much differing information out there about COVID-19 - but do you have your notebook out? Because we have a comprehensive survival guide for you this episode. Dr. Ronesh Sinha is the author of that guide and joins Dr. Pam to talk about optimizing health in a pandemic, the future of health, and life post COVID-19. 

  • The Science of Praying Throughout the Era of COVID-19

    The Science of Praying Throughout the Era of COVID-19

    18/06/2020

    Wall Street Journal Columnist Elizabeth Bernstein joins Dr. Pam to talk about her latest column. Her work centers on all aspects of relationships including academic research in social psychology, communication, neuroscience, and how they relate. Wall Street Journal Columnist Elizabeth Bernstein joins Dr. Pam to talk about her latest column "The Science of Prayer."  Her work centers on all aspects of relationships including academic research in social psychology, communication, neuroscience, and how they relate. In her piece, Elizabeth discusses how prayer quickens in a crisis and the practice could boost mental health. 

  • Get Inspired by the Female Chemist Who’s Blowing Up Science Stereotypes

    Get Inspired by the Female Chemist Who’s Blowing Up Science Stereotypes

    15/06/2020

    Sure you've heard of a scientist, a chemist, a biologist...but what about a science entertainer?!Sure you've heard of a scientist, a chemist, a biologist...but what about a science entertainer?!In an effort to bring inspiration, joy, interest, and a little drama to the field - Kate The Chemist has been spicing up chemistry through her work. Dr. Kate Biberdorf aka "Kate The Chemist" joins Dr. Peeke to talk all about getting more women into STEM fields, and what exactly is a science entertainer?!

  • Let Mother Nature Show You How to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Let Mother Nature Show You How to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

    11/06/2020

    Where can we find some guidance during this pandemic? That's the million-dollar questions. Well, those in the field of biomimicry say look to the forest floor.Where can we find some guidance during this pandemic? That's the million-dollar questions. Well, those in the field of biomimicry say look to the forest floor. Stephanie A. Fernhaber and Alyssa Y. Stark joins Dr. Pam to talk about all things nature, what exactly is "biomimicry" and looking to the earth for help.  Check out their WSJ article, “To Survive the Pandemic, Entrepreneurs Might Try Learning From Nature”

  • How COVID-19 is Actually Changing the Dating Game for the Better

    How COVID-19 is Actually Changing the Dating Game for the Better

    08/06/2020

    From the outside, it seems like COVID-19 has turned the dating world on its head. How are you supposed to have that perfect first date if you...can't have it in person?From the outside, it seems like COVID-19 has turned the dating world on its head. How are you supposed to have that perfect first date if you...can't have it in person? Joining Dr. Peeke today is Dr. Helen Fisher, an author and Biological Anthropologist who says wait, what if this pandemic is GOOD for the dating world?!

  • Hey, Who Are You Calling Elderly in the Era of COVID-19?!

    Hey, Who Are You Calling Elderly in the Era of COVID-19?!

    04/06/2020

    We've heard since the beginning of the pandemic that COVID-19 is more dangerous for the "elderly." But who is that really talking about? 60? 70? 90-year-olds?We've heard since the beginning of the pandemic that COVID-19 is more dangerous for the "elderly." But who is that really talking about? 60? 70? 90-year-olds? Joining us to discuss age, pandemics, and her most recent article in the Wall Street Journal, "Coronavirus Has Boomers Asking: Who Are You Calling Elderly?" is freelance writer Kathleen Hughes. 

  • Start Plogging During Your COVID-19 Quarantine

    Start Plogging During Your COVID-19 Quarantine

    01/06/2020

    Lauren Deeley is cleaning up your trash on the trails - one hike at a time.Whether it's hiking up a mountain or going for a run in your neighborhood park - there no doubt you've seen trash on the trails as you go. Most of us, honestly, just leave it behind. But did you know the act of picking up trash as you jog has a name?! Its called Plogging. To talk more about plogging, the great outdoors, and why she feels the need to clean it up herself is Lauren Deeley - an Adventure Specialist at Natural Habitat Adventures in Colorado, and self-appointed "Wilderness Cleaner-Upper."

  • Getting Fit During and After the COVID-19 Lockdown

    Getting Fit During and After the COVID-19 Lockdown

    28/05/2020

    Not being able to work out not only impacts your physical health, but your mental health as well.The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the fitness routines of many. Whether your gym has closed or you're missing out on outdoor hikes, it's highly frustrating to not be able to exercise. Not being able to work out not only impacts your physical health, but your mental health as well. For those who haven't been keeping a regular exercise regimen, this is the time to start moving your body. K. Aleisha Fetters, MS, CSCS, author of Fitness Hacks for Over 50, joins Dr. Peeke to share some tips for staying (or getting) fit during the lockdown. Sponsor:Smarty Pants Vitamins

  • COVID’s Wake-Up Call to Get Healthy Now

    COVID’s Wake-Up Call to Get Healthy Now

    25/05/2020

    Dr. David Katz, preventive medicine specialist and globally-recognized authority on lifestyle medicine, has been one of the clearer voices of reason throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.The COVID-19 pandemic has been plagued by a great deal of misinformation.Dr. David Katz, preventive medicine specialist and globally-recognized authority on lifestyle medicine, has been one of the clearer voices of reason throughout. He joins Dr. Peeke to share what he's seen during his volunteer work at a New York hospital, what the data tells us, and what the future may hold.Sponsor:Smarty Pants Vitamins

  • Build Resilience During COVID-19 and Beyond

    Build Resilience During COVID-19 and Beyond

    21/05/2020

    How can you truthfully answer someone's inquiry of "How are you doing?" when it feels like this crisis will never end?In the middle of this global pandemic, it's understandable that people are experiencing fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. How can you truthfully answer someone's inquiry of "How are you doing?" when it feels like this crisis will never end? And when so little is known about the future?According to Dr. Jennifer Wegmann we all have resilience within ourselves that we simply need to know how to "reveal."Dr. Wegmann is a professor in the Decker School of Nursing, department of Health and Wellness Studies at Binghamton University. She teaches a variety of classes including ones on stress management. While there is no magic way to overcome our feelings during this stressful time, she explains that there are tools available that anyone can implement. We're all designed to adapt, no matter of socioeconomic status, education level, or demographic identity. She joins Dr. Peeke to share some of those tools

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