A FINE TIME FOR HEALING
“A SANCTUARY FOR YOUR EMOTIONAL WELLBEING”
Talk-Radio Show Host and Author Randi G. Fine Discusses Life-Skill Topics that Heal and Enhance our Life Experience.
Note: All shows are recorded and archived so they can be listened to at any time
April 21, 2011 – Relationship Codependency: The Curable Addiction
A comprehensive discussion about the characteristics and feelings associated with this debilitating addiction. This show will explain the roots of the disorder, discuss healthy relationship boundaries, show how this dysfunctional behavior pattern impacts others, and offer a direction for healing. The purpose of this show is to promote a greater understanding of relationship codependency, and offer hope for a happier, emotionally healthier tomorrow.
An in depth discussion of the true essences of faith and spirituality, how they relate to generalized religion, and why they are both so important in our lives. This show is informative and inspirational, and will leave the listener with much contemplation.
May 19, 2011 - Letting Go: Releasing the Pain the Holds You Captive
An eye-opening examination of why certain painful events in life are so difficult to accept and why we may block or avoid dealing with our feelings in response to them. Learn how to move past raw emotional wounds, better cope with life’s daily ups and downs, and discover the infinite rewards that await when we free ourselves from these burdens. This show, offering a positive approach to life’s challenges, teaches how to hold the power over pain.
Who wouldn’t want to find the key to living a better life? It doesn’t take money or tremendous effort to accomplish that goal; the truth is that attracting abundance to your life is much simpler than you think. Discover how easy it is to make the adjustments that will tremendously enhance your life and bring you all that you hope for.
June 16,2011 – Parenting: Giving Your Children the Successful Edge in Life
While raising children, we plant many seeds in them and hope they will grow. It is difficult to know how we are doing as parents and what the end results will be, because these seeds take many years to cultivate. Every good parent hopes for their children to grow up and be self-sufficient, successful, happy adults. This show elaborates on ten crucial areas of concentration that will give your children the successful edge in life.
June 30, 2011 - Truth and Honesty: Living Your Life With Integrity
People have struggled with the concepts of truth, honesty, and integrity since the beginning of time. We are all looking for the happiness, harmony, and peace of mind that comes from living a virtuous life. That does not mean that it is easily achieved, but it does give us a focus and something to strive for as we continue to learn about ourselves and the world around us. This show teaches us how to hold our heads up and live a life of truth, honesty, and integrity in a world where it is not popular to practice those virtues.
July 14, 2011 - Hope, Love, and Destiny
This show discusses the journey of healing and discovery that the author/radio show host took in the aftermath of many years of life altering trauma and adversity. The goal of this show is to inspire you to recognize what is not working in your life, and encourage you to make the changes that allow you to be who you are truly meant to be.
July 28, 2011 – Love Is as Love Does
Think about all the ways you love and receive love in your life. Do you love others in ways that lift them up, empower them? Is your love unconditional and is it kind? Do you allow others to love you? The goal of this show is to explain what it really means to love someone, and to help you reevaluate the ways you love yourself and others.
August 10, 2011 – Dreams: What Are They Trying to Tell You
Despite the progression of modern science, dreaming remains a mystery. Throughout history dreams have been known to influence governmental decisions, spark revelations and prophecies, inspire the creativity of artists and musicians, and lead to psychological and scientific discoveries. Still we wonder why we dream and what our dreams mean. This show discusses the most commonly known and commonly shared dream themes, and what they mean to you.
August 25,2011 – How To Heal a Broken Heart: Life After a Breakup
If you’ve ever been in love, chances are that you have suffered the devastating feelings of at least one relationship break up. Immediately following the death of love relationship, your heart is shattered. The pain you feel seems unbearable and permanent. Age and experience tell us that we will eventually heal, but pain is still pain; it hurts no matter how old or seasoned we are. Through this show you will learn how to recover from a broken heart and move on to a happy life again.
September 9, 2011 – Karma: The Cause and Effect of Our Actions
The word Karma is new age, spiritual, and trendy, but do you really know what it means and how it works in your life? Through this show you will gain an understanding of what your Karma is all about and the vital part reincarnation plays in it. You will learn how to free yourself from the patterns you may be stuck in and nouriish the ones that help your life flow.
September 22, 2011 – Life After Death: Where Do We Go From Here?
Death is one of the greatest mysteries of life. Every religion claims to have the answer to, “What happens after we die?” But all the answers differ. Is there a definitive answer? According to doctors and scientists who have studied life after death theories such as near death experiences and reincarnation, there is. This show presents an enlightening point of view; listen and draw your own conclusions.
October 6, 2011 – Controlling, Difficult Mothers: Life Without the Guilt Trip
If you are the child of a difficult, controlling mother you know how stressful and guilt provoking it can be. Adulthood has not made dealing with your mother any easier – she still seems to have an invisible hold on you that you can’t seem to free yourself from. You’ve grown tired of her controlling ways, but short of erasing her from your life, don’t know how to get your power back. The goal of this show is to help you understand how the problem began, what perpetuated it, and how to take back your life guilt free.
October 20, 2011 - “Domestic Violence: From Seduction to Survival”
Domestic abuse and violence do not discriminate. Anyone, regardless of gender, physical strength, sexual orientation, age, income, or ethnic background can become a victim. This show’s primary purpose is to help victims recognize the abuse, understand the danger they’re in, and learn how to get help, stay safe, and if desired, how to get out of the relationship. This show also aims to teach observers how to identify and help domestic abuse/violence victims.
November 3, 2011 – “Menopausal Weight Gain: Understanding Your Changing Shape”
Around the time of menopause many women, about 90 percent, begin accumulating unwanted pounds, and an uneven shift in the body’s weight distribution, even though they’ve maintained their eating and exercising habits. The diet industry would like you to believe that willpower and counting calories will help you to lose weight, but that is not entirely true. The systemic changes our bodies go through during menopause create an entirely different weight loss problem. This show explains what is actually happening to your body, why you are gaining weight, and how to take off those unwanted pounds.
November 17, 2011 – How Men Think, How Women Think: Reading the Opposite Sex
Few of us would argue that behavioral differences exist between men and women. Though we innately think and act differently, relationships between the sexes do not have to be difficult. Harmonious male/female relationships are more easily achieved when we understand ourselves and accept the natural differences that exist between the sexes. The goal of this show is to illuminate the male/female tendencies in order to encourage positive current or future relationships in your life.
December 1, 2011 – The Sixth Sense: Could You Be Psychic?
We are each born with special talents and gifts that we experience as natural abilities. Other skills have to be worked on and developed. The same is true with the development of the sixth sense. With knowledge and insight, those who don’t have a natural psychic ability can still develop one. Not everyone will become a master or a professional, but much can be gained from learning about and developing your sixth sense. The goal of this show is to give you a clear understanding of what your sixth sense is, how to develop it, and how to use it to best benefit your life.
December 12, 2011 - Guardian Angels and Spirit Guides: Our Faithful Friends
When we enter the physical world at birth, we bring two or more purposefully chosen spiritual companions to accompany us; our spirit guides and our guardian angels. The terms “spirit guide” and “guardian angel” are often used interchangeably as if they are representative of the same thing. Though they often work in tandem, their missions are different. Through this show you will learn who they are, how they are different, what they do, and how you can connect with them.
January 5, 2012 – Your Memory : Staying Vital and Sharp at Any Age
Everyone experiences the frustration of memory lapses from time to time. Have you ever walked into a room to get something then totally forgotten what you came for? Have you ever tried to remember the name of a song, book, or movie that you know well but just drew a blank? Do you forget peoples’ names right after they tell you? Wouldn’t life be much easier if your memory functioned optimally? This show offers an easy-to-understand overview of how information gets stored in your brain, how it is recalled, and how you can stay mentally sharp and vital at any age.
January 18, 2012 - Interpersonal Attraction: What Draws Us To Other People
The first impression evaluation we make of other people has always been an area of great curiosity. We are naturally attracted to certain people and repelled by others for reasons that are not often clear to us. Have you ever experienced instantly liking someone you have just met or feeling like you have known them forever? Are there some people you meet that you immediately dislike and want to get away from? Through this show you will learn about the various human attraction theories that have been explored and what has been discovered.
February 2, 2012 – The Power of Human Touch
Our need to touch and be touched is essential; as necessary to human survival as the need for food, water, and shelter. This subtle, wordless form of communication is the first language we learn. Study after study has shown that touch is beneficial in treating disease, relieving pain, and emotional and physical development. Various kinds of touch therapy are available to enhance your wellbeing.and keep you in optimum health. This show discusses the many aspects of human touch and why it is important in your life. You’ll learn some very interesting facts.
February 16, 2012 – The Art of Saying No
How many times have you said yes when you really wanted to say no? How many times have you agreed to do something before realizing the enormity of the commitment? Do you say yes just to be nice or polite? Saying yes probably seems like the right thing to do at the time, but it isn’t the right thing to do if you end up regretting it afterwards. This show explores all the hows and whys of saying no; why we find it hard to say it, why we should say it, and how to best say it in a variety of circumstances. Learn how to break the habit of always saying yes
March 1, 2012 – Worry, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!
Do you worry about things that you have no control over? How many times have you put yourself through the emotional pain and stress of worrying, only to find that the outcome was not nearly as bad as you thought it would be? When you worry about the future you are forfeiting the present and all it has to offer. Is this really how you want to live your life?Through this show you will learn why you worry, how detrimental worry is to your health, why it’s useless to worry, and how to stop doing it.
March 15, 2012 – The Madness Behind Men Who Murder Their Families
How many times will we have to hear the heart-breaking news about men who have murdered their wives or girlfriends, annihilated their kids, and then committed suicide? How can we recognize the signs these monsters give before they senselessly and tragically wipe out their entire families? What can we do as a society to stop this madness?This show covers the existing theories of why men kill their families and offers tools to help you recognize and ward off these impending tragedies.
March 29, 2012 - Cancer: A Holistic Approach
Cancer is on the rise. The only way we can win the war against it is by empowering ourselves with the knowledge of what is causing the epidemic. Scientific evidence suggests that up to one-third of the 500,000 plus cancer deaths occurring in the US each year are related to nutrition and lifestyle. Cancer is a frightening illness. Most people, even the most resilient of us suddenly feel powerless upon learning that they have cancer. The purpose of this show is to empower you with knowledge of holistic, alternative options should you or someone you love suddenly be faced with such a diagnosis.
April 19, 2012 - How to Fight Fair and Compromise With Your Partner
Conflict is a normal, healthy part of relationships. People who spend a significant amount of time together are bound to have them. Healthy relationships do not just happen. Two people with two sets of baggage do not magically meld into one happy couple. It takes time and work to grow a relationship. When conflicts occur there are specific techniques that can be used to effectively resolve them. The goal of this show is to help you and your partner strengthen your relationships through the use of “fair fighting” skills and mutually satisfying compromise.
May 3, 2012 - How Self-Aware Are You?
If you were asked the question, “Who are you,” how would you respond? Would you state your name and occupation, describe your physical characteristics, and talk about the roles you play, or would you describe the true essence of your being? To be self-aware you must be able to look well beyond the roles you play, the things you do, and your physical attributes. These aspects of yourself are certainly important and necessary, but in relationship to all you are and all you can become, they play a very small role. The goal of this show is to help you find out who you are,what makes you tick, and teach you how to achieve what you truly desire from life.
May 24, 2012 – Seven Truths in My Opinion
In this show I’ll be discussing seven commonly relatable topics that represent my points of view: learning to laugh at ourselves and life, maintaining the temple we call our body, the purpose of life, the prevalance of goodness in this world, selfless parenting, how to not take things personally, and the purpose of forgiveness.
June 14, 2012 - Transitions in Life
Endings are not sudden, nor are beginnings. They come about through the process of transition. Transitions, the uncertain spaces between the beginnings and endings of change, the processes of life, are inevitable. The goal of show is, to help you understand what you are going through, and offers great tips on how do deal with the changes that will inevitably occur in your life.
July 11, 2012 – What Are Your Personal Truths?
How do you define yourself? What are your strengths and weaknesses? Who or what influences the way you feel about yourself? What are you personal truths? Your truths are different than anyone else’s truths. Your needs are different than anyone else’s needs. The journey into discovering your personal truths is one you must take if you truly want to know yourself—if you do not want to live your life according to the truths of others—if you do not want to live your life by default. The objective of this show is to encourage you to reach beyond your comfort zones to discover your personal truths, and to help you identify the facets of your authentic self to discover what is working and not working in your life.
August 2, 2012 – Is Our Ability to Emphathize Eroding?
As human beings we just cannot wrap our heads around the stone cold callousness of a perpetrator who can wipe out innocent men, women, and children without guilt or remorse. We ask ourselves what could possibly possess someone to commit such a heinous act. Is it insanity or evil-doing? Who knows? What we do know is that a person who could do that cannot possibly possess a shred of empathy. Prompted by my need to understand how such a thing could happen, and my desire to help you understand, I chose the topic of empathy for this show.
August 22, 2012 – Miracles Happen!
What is a miracle? Is it a religious experience, a supernatural experience, or simply an appreciation of rare occurrences? Do only the faithful have them? Is there a clear line that can be drawn when distinguishing a miracle from other occurrences? This show discusses miracles of all proportions from the profound, indisputable miracles of saints to the everyday miracles that we all experience. Learn how miracles happen to you and why you may not even recognize them when they do.
September 10, 2012 – Addictive Personalities
Those with addictive personalities have characteristics that make them more susceptible to physical or psychological dependencies. These tendencies may or may not develop into full-blown addictions. Knowledge is essential in addiction prevention. This show will teach you how to recognize the tell-tale signs of the addictive personality in yourself and others, and will explain the mindset of someone caught in the web of addiction. . It will educate you about addiction prevention while empowering you with ways to help yourself and those you love.
October 15, 2012 – Are You Living Your Legacy?
Have you ever asked yourself what your purpose is here, what you are supposed to add to the world? A better question to ask is, “Am I living the legacy I hope to leave behind?”Each of us will leave a legacy behind after we pass on; that is a given. It doesn’t matter how young or old we are; we never know when our days are up. Would you be proud of the legacy you left behind if you died today? This thought provoking show will help you see yourself as others will see you long after you are gone and help you to define the goals for the legacy you would like to leave.
October 29, 2012 – Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing
Have you ever felt like you were emotionally sucker-punched? You were just going about your business trying to live a good life and be a good person when “Wham,” someone surprise attacked your feelings and your integrity. Wolves in sheep’s clothing are very adept at disguising their true nature. They show a facade that is supportive, charming, praising, and flattering. They are very good at making others feel valued. That is the ploy they use to gain the trust, confidence, and loyalty of their targets. This show gives insight into how the wolves in sheep’s clothing mind works from both psychological and spiritual perspectives. You will gain a clearer understanding of these insidious creatures and get the tools you will need to deal with them should you ever become their prey.
November 15, 2012 - Self-Love and Boundaries Build Healthy Relationships
Are you someone with a generous nature who loves to give to others but often feels taken for granted? Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I so giving to others yet I’m always getting stepped on and/or rejected? Why don’t others ever appreciate what I do for them? Why do I always find myself being taken advantage of?” If you have asked yourself these questions you have probably wondered if you are doing something wrong. But how can generosity can ever be wrong? The issue is not so black and white. This show will answer all your questions and help you understand the mechanics of respectful interpersonal relationships.
December 12, 2012 – Depression is More Than Having the Blues
Some studies say that more than twenty-five million Americans suffer from depression each year. When left untreated it can be a deadly disease. Depression is more than just sadness. It is all-encompassing, intense, and unrelenting despondency. It overshadows us with feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. It makes us feel empty and fills us with despair. Depression it is not a weakness of character, it is a disease just as diabetes or arthritis is. Embarrassment or shame often prevents those who need help from getting it. The goal of this show is to educate others in the hopes that those suffering will recognize the signs and get the help they need. The message is that suffering is unnecessary. Depression is a highly treatable disorder; those who have treatment lead perfectly normal lives.
December 31, 2012 – Change Your Life With Positive Thinking and Affirmations
Positive thinkers are not born, they are consciously developed. Over the years we have impressed many thoughts on our brains, some positive some negative, through the use of affirmations. These affirmations consequently create the tone of our lives. We can create undesirable situations for ourselves without the slightest bit of awareness that we are doing so. It is therefore important that we learn how to exercise control over our thoughts. This show explains how to rid yourself of negativity, manifest the positive changes you desire, and make your life the very best it can be.
January 24, 2013 – The Beauty of Imperfection
Striving to obtain perfection in everything or anything we do inevitably leads us to frustration, unhappiness, and lower self-esteem.We are human and therefore fallible. Should we manage to achieve perfection we will find it fleeting. Nothing is perfect and nothing lasts forever. Still many of us live in societies that reward perfection and criticizes imperfection. But much beauty can be found in the flawed, unconventional, and impermanent. This show explains how to accept yourself and the world around you just as they are, and open your eyes to the beauty that exists in the most unusual places.
February 20, 2013 – Dealing With Difficult People: Know-It-Alls
Just hearing the phrase know-it-all probably conjures up images of the faces of people you know who are like this —the kind of people who have poor listening skills and who tend to dominate every conversation—the kind of people who do not want learn anything new about a topic, no matter what the subject matter is, because they believe they already know everything about it. Life is filled with difficult people and that can be a huge source of frustration for those of us who must deal with them. We may never have ideal or satisfying relationships with those who have know-it-all personalities, but the interactions can certainly be managed to the point where they are bearable. This show will help you understand what makes someone with this personality type tick. It will give you the tools you will need to cope with the know-it-alls who come and go throughout your life and the ones who are here to stay. You will also learn the mechanics of proper conversation etiquette so you can avoid ever being labeled as a know-it-all yourself.
March 15, 2013 -How Do I Honor My Father and Mother Who Act Dishonorably?
The commandment “Honor your father and your mother” becomes a huge moral issue for those of us with difficult or abusive parents, one that leaves us feeling guilty and inadequate. Even worse is when others judge us, preach to us, and label us as sinners. Today’s show is about morality but not about religion. It is about finding ways to accept, forgive, and honor our parents when we feel they don’t deserve it, healing from our past wounds, and coming to terms with whatever situation we are left with in life.
April 1, 2013 – Finding Faith in Spite of a Religious Upbringing
Are you someone who has been raised in a religious family but has failed to find faith and meaning in what you have been taught? If you answered yes to that question you are not alone. Many people describe their experiences with faith this way. There is widespread confusion about the words faith and religion. Some believe these concepts go hand in hand but that is not actually true. They can exist together or apart. In this show I share my personal journey to faith after rebelling against my religious upbringing for many years. I explain why faith is so crucial to our lives and how each of us can define it in a way that fulfills our individual needs.
April 30, 2013 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder: What Is It?
In episode one I’ll be giving a general, clinical overview of what Narcissistic Personality Disorder is for those who don’t understand the difference between healthy narcissism and narcissism that is attached to a personality disorder. I’ll discuss the traits and characteristics of someone who has this disorder. This show will give you the background needed to understand the information presented in the next four shows.
May 1, 2013 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Parent/Child Abuse
In part two of this series I’ll begin discussing the many facets of Narcissistic Personality Disorder with a special emphasis on the dynamics of parent/child abuse.
May 2, 2013 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder: The Family Portrait
In episode three of this series I’ll be talking about the narcissistic family portrait, the roles assigned to the children, and the feelings of children who grow up in this abusive environment.
May 3, 2013 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Narcissistic Mothers
In episode four I will talk about strategies for dealing with the narcissistic parent and then move onto a discussion about narcissistic mothers.
May 6, 2013 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Part Five
In episode five, the final episode of this series I will finish the discussion on narcissitic mothers and then talk about daughters of narcissistic mothers.
Today, after having finished a five part series on the topic of Narcissistic Personality Disorder, I will be taking your calls and answering your questions.