'Disaster Preparation' and 'Suicide'

February 22, 2017
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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Kathryn interviews UPenn Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center Co-Director Robert Meyer, author of “The Ostrich Paradox: Why We Underprepare for Disasters”. History has shown that we consistently fail to heed the warnings and protect ourselves against catastrophes, despite having access to unprecedented amounts of information to help us. Meyer explores why our cognitive systems perform so poorly when dealing with these events — from the individual to the larger communities and policy makers. Kathryn also interviews Adele Paula Royce, author of “The Little Black Book of Suicide Notes”. What could make a person feel that they can no longer go on living? Royce presents a semi-fictional look inside the mind and heart of a tortured soul on the verge of ending her own life. Through this raw and authentic tale, Royce shines a unique light on the human experience, leaving the reader more inspired to live life to the fullest and never take anything for granted.

The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Kathryn Zox is your Social Worker with a Microphone™. She’s informative and fun and opens up the mike with conversations that women need to hear. The Kathryn Zox Show is savvy and relationship oriented. Kathryn has counseled hundreds of women and their families who have suffered from eating disorders, addiction problems, marital, family and geriatric issues as well as persons coping with mental and physical disabilities. She combines her feminine perspective, social work skills and acting talents to produce a show that’s smart, upbeat, informative, sometimes irreverent, but never boring! Tune in Wednesdays at 7 AM/PT, 10 AM/ET to The Kathryn Zox Show be a part of Kathryn’s lively interviews on wealth, health, kids, divorce, travel, menopause, recipes, diets, and relationships. Serious and not so serious topics include hair loss, weight gain, face lifts, obsession, and rejection and even male contraception. That’s the Kathryn Zox Show, right here on VoiceAmerica Variety.

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Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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