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Focus on Success

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Focus on Success is designed to improve your quality of life by offering solutions to everyday problems with the intention of promoting success. We’ll do this one challenge at a time. If you are anyone who has executive function challenges, you may need to improve your time management, organization, planning, prioritization, attention, focus, memory or problem-solving skills. We discuss topics such as, what executive function is, and the most common ways executive function challenges will manifest in everyday life, in children and adults. We speak to professionals such as counselors, educators and psychologists who offer their perspective and professional expertise, as well as their recommendations to improve your life. Focus on Success is broadcast live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

Focus on Success is designed to improve your quality of life by offering solutions to everyday problems with the intention of promoting success. We’ll do this one challenge at a time. If you are anyone who has executive function challenges, you may need to improve your time management, organization, planning, prioritization, attention, focus, memory or problem-solving skills. We discuss topics such as, what executive function is, and the most common ways executive function challenges will manifest in everyday life, in children and adults. We speak to professionals such as counselors, educators and psychologists who offer their perspective and professional expertise, as well as their recommendations to improve your life. Focus on Success is broadcast live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

Location:

United States

Description:

Focus on Success is designed to improve your quality of life by offering solutions to everyday problems with the intention of promoting success. We’ll do this one challenge at a time. If you are anyone who has executive function challenges, you may need to improve your time management, organization, planning, prioritization, attention, focus, memory or problem-solving skills. We discuss topics such as, what executive function is, and the most common ways executive function challenges will manifest in everyday life, in children and adults. We speak to professionals such as counselors, educators and psychologists who offer their perspective and professional expertise, as well as their recommendations to improve your life. Focus on Success is broadcast live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

How Executive Functioning Skills Manifest in Everyday Life

5/11/2022
Fawzya Khosti will discuss the most common ways executive functioning skills manifest in the everyday life of a school age child. She will also discuss some easy to implement solutions for children, teens and parents. This show will offer some tools that will help children and teenagers create successful habits.

Duration:00:55:38

Parenting Pulse/Behavioral Theory Applied to Parenting

5/4/2022
Fawzya Khosti and Dr. Sarah Bald have invited Dr. Larry Waldman to join this in this weeks Parenting Pulse. Dr. Larry Waldman is an expert in Behavioral Theory and how it is Applied to Parenting. Dr. Waldman is a recently semi-retired certified school psychologist and licensed clinical, forensic psychologist in Phoenix, Arizona. He conducted a highly successful private practice of 45 years working with children, teens, parents, couples, and adults in a solution-focused manner. He also...

Duration:00:53:14

Mental Health Awareness

4/27/2022
Sherry Eklund, Founder of IamTeenStrong and Fawzya Khosti will discuss Mental Health Awareness as May is Mental health Awareness month. They will discuss ways we can support teens who are experiencing mental health challenges. We hope you will join us!

Duration:00:55:56

Rise like a Phoenix

4/20/2022
After 25 years in the same career within the food retail industry our guest today decided to take her life in a very different direction, and a desire to give back and help people became her driving force. Almost 13 years ago she began her personal development journey to upgrade her mindset and her skillset, learning to release the mental and emotional conditioning that was holding her back … Geraldine Mair is a doting mum of 27 years and loving wife of 33 years, and now a bestselling author...

Duration:00:54:41

Mindset and Work Performance

4/13/2022
Rebecca Clark is an advisor, strategist, and podcaster. Prior to her step into consulting and coaching, Ms. Clark worked for the Department of Defense. She served as the Director of Learning Management Systems for a defense training organization. Her background includes recruiting, training, instructional design and development, production management, and business systems operations. Don't miss her interview as she discusses the connection between mindset and work performance.

Duration:00:53:14

Work Life Balance for New Mothers

4/6/2022
Dr. Sarah Bald and Fawzya discuss the importance of work life balance for new mothers. This is an important and timely discussion. Don't miss it!

Duration:00:53:06

Change Your Storyline, Change Your Life

3/30/2022
Jamie Lerner, co-author of the book The Ever-Loving Essence of You, can put a fresh spin on just about anything that anyone throws her way. Her unique and masterful ability to re-frame even the most difficult situations is astounding. All of a sudden your biggest nightmare becomes your greatest pleasure as she lovingly helps you sift through the contrast and find that small opening of light that quickly becomes your greatest jumping off point for clarity. Unassuming, reassuring and seemingly...

Duration:00:53:43

Encore: What Is Executive Function?

3/23/2022
“Dr. Andersen and I will be discussing what executive function is and how it manifests in our daily lives. If you find yourself struggling with poor time management, poor focus or poor organizational skills this show is for you.”

Duration:00:54:15

Education, Resources and Advocacy for Single Fathers

3/16/2022
Jeff Steiner discusses his organization's mission to provide education, resources and advocacy for single fathers struggling to be in their children’s lives.

Duration:00:54:37

How soft skills aide in executive function and lead to success

3/9/2022
Anne Corley Baum is the President of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). and the author of Small Mistakes, Big Consequences Develop Your Soft Skills to Help You Succeed and Small Mistakes Big Consequences for Interviews. She also designed and led leadership development programs through her own company Vision Accomplished, that focuses on leadership development. Anne is passionate about sharing useful and easy to apply techniques to help...

Duration:00:54:10

Encore: Shattering the Stigma of Mental Health in Children

3/2/2022
Francine is a mother of three children who lost her youngest son Zach to suicide on one 13th 2017, just halfway through his sophomore year. Shortly after he died, she knew that his story was powerful and could potentially save lives.

Duration:00:55:50

Encore Therapy Through Animals

2/23/2022
Fawzya Khosti's guest this week is Dr. Traci Moreno of Free Spirit Coaching. Dr. Moreno will speak to the importance of taking care of your mind, body, spirit and how to do it. Dr. Traci collaborates with other providers and incorporates equine-assisted therapy, spiritual coaching, reiki, sound healing, Thai massage and yoga into her treatment plans.

Duration:00:55:01

Neuroplasticity brain exercises based on the Arrowsmith Program.

2/16/2022
Dr. Sheila Furey is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has practiced in Richmond, Virginia for over 20 years. She has worked as an advocate for learning disabled children and has provided care to children in residential treatment, juvenile detention, and her private practice. After discovering the impact of neuroplasticity on treating children and adults with learning disabilities or head injury, Dr. Furey became a certified Arrowsmith Instructor and has been teaching these exercises as...

Duration:00:54:45

JoJo’s Believe it or Knot Salon - Meeting You Where You Are At

2/9/2022
Joanna Cetaj, you can call JoJo, is the owner and hair stylist at JoJo’s Believe it or Knot Salon. She has been in the industry for over 14 years as a hair stylist, and began her own business at the start of the pandemic. Her goal is to meet people where they are at. That means different things for different clients, but she does everything she can to show all of her clients that they are ALL welcome and that they will be included. Come listen to Jojo as she shares her triumphant stories of...

Duration:00:54:37

How to Motivate Your Child

2/2/2022
In this episode, Dr. Sarah Bald, Dana Lam and Fawzya Khosti will discuss the importance of motivation and ways parents and teachers can help children improve their motivation at home and/or school. Don't miss their tips and strategies for helping children improve their motivation.

Duration:00:58:07

Advocating for Support in a School Setting

1/26/2022
Don't miss this interview! Amanda Tipkemper discusses ways you can advocate for support on behalf of your child in a school setting. Amanda Tipkemper serves as the Vice President of Education and Superintendent for The Children’s Home, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. She oversees the K-12 specialized education programs, as well as the transition to adulthood services, including a transition program for 18- to 21-year-olds with autism and related diagnoses. Amanda has been working and...

Duration:00:55:30

How Our Food Choices Are Affecting Our Brains.

1/19/2022
Dr. Bonnie J Kaplan is Professor Emerita in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, and the author of The Better Brain, written with Professor Julia Rucklidge. She has published widely on the biological basis of developmental disorders and mental health – particularly, the contribution of nutrition to mental health. Her efforts to include nutrition knowledge in the care of people with mental health challenges has earned her a variety of awards, Her primary goal is to...

Duration:00:54:27

The benefits of a multi-lingual, international education

1/12/2022
Come learn from Ilse Chaigneau, the Admissions Manager at the International School of Arizona. She welcomes families to come and discover this unique immersion school in the valley where each student learns to become a multi-lingual, global citizen with the drive, capacity and skills to positively impact the world.

Duration:00:54:37

Parenting Pulse: The Impact Parent Relationships Have On Children

1/5/2022
Dr. Sarah Bald, Dana Lam and Fawzya Khosti discuss the importance of having a positive parental relationship and how parent relationships can impact children, positively or negatively.

Duration:00:52:53

Neuroplasticity, let's make connections!

12/29/2021
John Kennedy and Fawzya Khosti discuss applied neuroplasticity, what it is, and accepting possible new ways to change your life quickly and positively by understanding how the brain works.

Duration:00:52:59