Podcast: Take 5 for your Health and Wellbeing

The Take 5 for Your Health and Wellbeing podcast provides science-based health and wellbeing tips and interviews with experts. Take 5 is now available on iTunesStitcherGoogle play, and TuneIn where you can listen, rate, and subscribe. After you've listened, be sure to give us feedback.

Podcast Episodes

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Season 2 | March 30, 2020

"All children want to develop and grow and get better at things, so it's a fun way to work together to say, 'Look do you want to learn something cool?' and kids obviously want to learn something cool."

Season 2 | January 21, 2020

"I'll be honest, the first time I heard about clinical hypnosis, I was a little bit skeptical. My only experience with hypnosis was in high school when a performer came and made a whole bunch of my classmates do a bunch of crazy things on stage, like walking like a duck, or clucking like a chicken, or doing Elvis impersonations. That was my experience with hypnosis. So, when I first heard this researcher talk about the benefits of clinical hypnosis I was really skeptical, but he made such a strong case for the scientific basis for hypnosis and all the different things it can help that I quickly changed my mind and started looking into it more, and found that it can really be beneficial for a large range of clinical entities."

Season 2 | December 20, 2019

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, food... and stress. While many people enjoy celebrating with loved ones, the pressures of holiday gift-buying, travel, and overindulgence can take their toll. In this holiday special, adapted from one of our live webinars, Mary Jo Kreitzer, the Center's founder and director, offers tips to deal with the different stressors that arrive during the holidays.

Season 2 | December 16, 2019

"I'm really interested in the intersection of healing work, spirituality, expression, and activism. Those are kind of the four corners or pillars of what I'm trying to create."

Season 2 | October 7, 2019

Mindfulness can be hard to learn, and it can be even harder for those who have ADHD. The month of October is ADHD Awareness Month, so we sat down with Center faculty Lidia Zylowska, a psychiatrist with a speciality in adult ADHD and integrative psychiatry. Zylowska has a history working with mindfulness meditation and adapting it for adults and teens with ADHD, and she explains how it can be beneficial for those patient populations.