The Session with Tom Russell and Scott Saunders
Join Tom Russell from Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries and Scott Saunders, WVMC FM General Manager, on-air Thursday and Saturday mornings at 8am, talking about issues facing the family today.
The Session: The 4 Horsemen of Parenting, Part 1 - Tom Russell, Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries, & WVMC General Manager Scott SaundersJuly 20, 2017
Tom & Scott begin a discussion of a blog post by the Momentus Institute, where they tweak Dr. Gottman's 4 Horsemen of communication in marriage, & discuss the 4 Horsemen of a healthy parenting relationship. These 4 items should not exist in your relationship with your child: Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, & Stonewalling. Remember, if you have an idea for a topic Tom & Scott should discuss, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Session: An Attitude of Gratitude - Tom Russell, Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries, & WVMC General Manager Scott SaundersJuly 14, 2017
Considering all the negativity that surrounds us today, Tom & Scott discuss the idea of being THANKFUL, and review an article discussing the benefits of having an attitude of gratitude. If you have a topic you would like Tom & Scott to discuss, just send an email to email@example.com!
The Session: Video Game Addictions, Part 2 - Tom Russell, Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries, & WVMC General Manager Scott SaundersJuly 05, 2017
Recent studies indicate that 8.5% of American children, ages 8 to 18, are addicted to video gaming. Other studies show that students addicted to video games have lower academic grades than their non-addicted peers. Scott and Tom conclude their discussion of video game addiction, and suggest some warning signs parents can look for. WE STRESS HERE, AND IN THE PROGRAM, THAT WE ARE NOT SAYING ALL VIDEO GAMING OR INTERNET USE IS EVIL. But there are studies and signs that point to some people, children and adults, are addicted to gaming. We discuss two recent news stories from Ohio as examples.
The Session: Video Game Addictions, Part 1 - Tom Russell, Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries, & WVMC General Manager Scott SaundersJune 29, 2017
Federal agencies are yet to recognize video game addictions as "addictions", but Tom and Scott discuss the rising number of those caught in this addiction, how it impacts the brain in a very similar way to other addictions, and begin breaking down types, causes and symptoms of video addictions.
The Session: 6 Unique Ways to Overcome Cravings - Tom Russell, Heritage Christian Counseling Ministries, & WVMC General Manager Scott SaundersJune 23, 2017
If you struggle with your weight like Scott does, you know cravings are a killer! Especially when they are my mom's chocolate chip cookies. This week, Tom and I talk about how to battle those cravings, and I have to admit. It's already helped!