Mulling It Over with Bob Houghtaling

George O’Toole, a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist, discusses his own journey with recovery as well as offers hope for those struggling with an addiction to drugs.

Direct download: POD91_georgeotoole.mp3
Category:Drug Treatment and Prevention -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

Being An American

Ehsun Mirza, a Critical Care Doctor at Kent Hospital, returns to Mulling It Over and discuses how he, a Muslim, revels in America’s ability to accept diverse populations. Special emphasis is placed on how the recent immigration ban impacts his family and friends.

Direct download: POD90_ehsunmirza.mp3
Category:Social Justice -- posted at: 7:38pm EDT

A Spartan Approach

Steve Branch and David DelBonis, from Spartan International Consulting Group, discuss how their organization provides trainings that are geared towards reducing violent confrontations. By balancing knowledge with practical skills development, clients will be able to assess risk factors as well as discuss options for averting life-threatening events.

Direct download: POD89_BranchDelbonis.mp3
Category:Social Justice -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

Another Chance

Magistrate John J. Flynn discusses how the Rhode Island Adult Drug Court helps support individuals charged with Substance Abuse related crimes. Special emphasis is placed on accountability, family support and recognizing the uniqueness of each individual.

Direct download: POD88_JudgeFlynn.mp3
Category:Social Justice -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

Spirituality and Mental Health

Rev. Dr. Jonathan Malone shares insight into how spirituality impacts mental health. Special emphasis is placed on the importance of community as well as ‘faking it till you make it’.

Direct download: POD87_jonathanmalone.mp3
Category:Religion -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Student Athletes

Chuck Wilson, nationally recognized Sports Journalist, discusses why parents and coaches should emphasize the importance of effort and attitude over one extolling winning at all costs.

Direct download: POD86_ChuckWilson.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

For the Good of the World

Swami Yogatmananda discusses the basic tenants of Vedanta and the meaning behind the motto ‘for the liberation of the self and for its good of the world’. Emphasis is also placed on reconciling science with religious truths.

Direct download: POD85_yogatamananda.mp3
Category:Empowerment -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Clear The Air

Ty Sells, from Youth to Youth International, dispels some myths and misconceptions pertaining to marijuana use. In addition, details are provided pertaining to this years Eastern States Youth to Youth Summer Conference.

Direct download: POD83_tysells.mp3
Category:Youth Leadership -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

A Dutch Treat  Part II

Henri Arts continues his discussion concerning living in Amsterdam during Nazi occupation. Special emphasis is placed on events leading to the war’s end as well as creating a new life.

Direct download: POD82_henriarts_2.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

A Dutch Treat Part I

Henri Arts, ‘Opa’, as he eventually came to be known, discusses his childhood in Amsterdam and how the world changed when the Nazi’s occupied the city.

Direct download: POD81_henriarts.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT