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Join hosts Melanie Vann and Kristin Sunanta Walker on our most popular series: Empowered Empaths. They discuss what authenticity and vulnerability mean to the highly empathic and how to strengthen those innate gifts by practicing extreme self-care. We also talk about what it takes to build those muscles in order to be strong about healthy boundaries and actually go from being a narcissist attraction magnet to being a repellent.
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Join Zak Williams, the son of the late Robin Williams, and host Stephen Kavalkovich on Rescue the Rescuer as they discuss some tough topics. They talked about Zak’s journey with having a famous father, the tragic loss of his father to suicide, and his life after such a loss. Zak is compassionate and sweet soul. The advice he gives to suicide survivors is priceless and needed.
Zak could have taken many different career paths especially with is access to the entertainment world because of his late father, Robin Williams. Instead he is is focused on making a positive difference in the world by bringing financial literacy education to at-risk communities. The 32-year-old San Franciscan, who holds an MBA from Columbia University, is currently focused on society’s least privileged people: prisoners. Williams co-teaches a weekly class to incarcerated individuals at San Quentin State Prison.
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Six Dangerous Social Media Challenges Killing & Injuring America’s Youth
Internet challenges can be fascinating to teens, who can be both impulsive and drawn to behavior that draws attention, especially in social media. Some challenges, like the ALS ice bucket challenge or the mannequin challenge, can be fun and positive activities. But other challenges that pop up on the internet are dangerous and can lead to permanent harm.
Six Dangerous Social Media Challenges
The Fire Challenge
This is when you spray or pour a flammable liquid on your body and light yourself on fire.
The Hot Water Challenge
You either pour hot water on yourself or another person, or you drink it through a straw. And then, unsurprisingly, you get seriously injured.
The Choking Game
Where participants get choked in order to get a temporary ‘high’.There have been many cases where kids have died after playing the Choking Game.
The Condom Snorting Challenge
People snort condoms through their noses and pull it out through their mouths. There is a possibility that you could potentially get the condom stuck in your windpipe or lungs.
The Salt and Ice Challenge
When participants pour ice on a part of their body and then place ice on the salt. This creates an extreme burning sensation. Participants see how long they can withstand the burn. It can lead frostbite and third degree injuries.
The Eraser Challenge
Where you erase your skin while saying the alphabet and coming up with a word for each letter. Once you get to Z you stop and compare your skin with your friends.