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The Tony Gebhard Show

The Tony Gebhard Show

By Tony Gebhard

The Tony Gebhard Show is a podcast that shines a light on the experiences and successes of disabled individuals. Hosted by Tony Gebhard, who is also blind, the show features interviews with high-profile influencers in the disabled community who have navigated adverse situations in their lives, including musicians, software developers, and business owners. These guests share their personal stories and offer advice to others in similar situations. With a focus on motivation and advocacy, The Tony Gebhard Show is a valuable resource for anyone looking to overcome challenges and achieve goals
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EP 5, Andrea Nelson, The Business Enterprise Program, creating small business opportunities for the blind and visually impaired
EP 5, Andrea Nelson, The Business Enterprise Program, creating small business opportunities for the blind and visually impaired
A huge thanks to Andrea for being awesome and contributing a voice to those who continue to impact lives. For additional questions, you can reach out to  Andrea for questions. drea7139@yahoo.com What is the BEP The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) is a set of programs and services designed to help individuals with disabilities start and operate their own businesses. The program provides training, technical assistance, and other resources to help entrepreneurs with disabilities succeed in the competitive world of business. The program also helps businesses owned by individuals with disabilities to compete for government contracts and other business opportunities. The specific services and resources provided by the BEP vary depending on the state or jurisdiction where the program is offered. Sponsored by, Anchor. www.anchor.fm A better way to create a podcast Find a local charity in your area to help. Gratitude brings better days for all of us. www.greatnonprofits.org Subscribe and leave a review.
28:42
January 29, 2023
EP4, Shining a light on seasonal depression and finding good coping methods for the darker days
EP4, Shining a light on seasonal depression and finding good coping methods for the darker days
Understanding depression: Depression is a common mental disorder characterized by persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities. It affects an estimated 264 million people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. Coping with seasonal depression: Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that occurs at the same time each year, usually during the fall and winter months. According to the American Psychiatric Association, SAD affects about 5% of the U.S. population and is more common in women than men. Light therapy, which involves sitting near a light box that simulates natural outdoor light, is a common treatment for SAD. Exercise can also help alleviate symptoms of SAD. Therapy and medication: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and talk therapy are both effective forms of treatment for depression. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), CBT is a type of therapy that helps individuals change negative patterns of thinking and behavior. Antidepressant medication is commonly prescribed for depression, and it can be effective for some people. However, it's important to note that medication alone may not be enough to treat depression and should be combined with therapy. Self-care and lifestyle changes: Self-care is an important aspect of managing depression and should include things like eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and practicing mindfulness. According to the NIMH, regular exercise can help reduce symptoms of depression and improve overall mental health. Similarly, Eating a balanced diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean protein can also help improve mood. Support systems: Having a support system, whether it's friends, family, or a therapist, is essential for managing depression. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), social support can help individuals cope with stress and improve overall mental health. Navigating the healthcare system: Access to mental health care can be a challenge for many people. According to the NIMH, many people who need mental health services do not receive them. It's important to find a therapist or psychiatrist who is a good fit for you and to understand your insurance coverage for mental health treatment. Overcoming the stigma: Stigma surrounding mental illness is still a major barrier to seeking help. According to the NIMH, the stigma attached to mental illness can prevent individuals from seeking the help they need. It's important to educate ourselves and others about mental illness and to encourage individuals to seek help without shame. Coping strategies: Journaling, Art therapy, Mindfulness, Yoga are some of the coping strategies that have been found to be effective in managing depression. According to the APA, journaling can help individuals process their thoughts and feelings. Similarly, art therapy can help individuals express themselves in a nonverbal way. Mindfulness and yoga have been found to be effective in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Special consideration for Blind people: Blind people may face additional challenges when it comes to dealing with depression. Support groups and accessibility resources specifically for blind individuals can be helpful. According to the National Federation of the Blind, there are many resources available to help blind people cope with depression and other mental health conditions. Resources and Phone Numbers Psychology Today http://www.psychologytoday.com Great Non Profits http://www.greatnonprofits.org National prevention hotline: #988 Find a local Crises prevention hotline or program in your area https://www.apa.org/topics/crisis-hotlines
23:21
January 21, 2023
EP3 - Shane Lowe from Venom.fm - What's my age again?
EP3 - Shane Lowe from Venom.fm - What's my age again?
Shane joins me in the virtual studio to talk about all things music, philosophy, and his experiences finding passion through broadcasting and musical creations. An incredible and personable guy, he'll take you on a fun journey with me. www.venom.fm Check out his upcoming band, Mid Air Decision.
01:09:53
January 15, 2023
Nate Kile -- It's not a sprint, it's a marathon
Nate Kile -- It's not a sprint, it's a marathon
The TG show welcomes Nate Kile. An incredible motivator, athlete, blind, musician, and business nut. Full of wisdom and years of experiences that may shed a positive light on those needing guidance. Great friend and mentor to me for many years now. Scramble is an incredible audio game that will have you playing for hours! Go download the game and support the cause. http://www.stevend.net Find a non-profit or charity in your area through, Great Non Profits. http://www.greatnonprofits.org
33:23
January 07, 2023
EP1 - Here's Your Pilot
EP1 - Here's Your Pilot
Welcome to my life! Music, motivation, and positively obnoxious. Today, we talk success, an eaten potato chip off the floor, and adventures to California for the holiday. Interactive livestreams on Twitch and YouTube. If you want to catch the podcast live before it is published. Follow me on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/tgeb96 Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/mrjt1020 Twitter: @tonygeb23 Stay groovy!
01:07:25
December 31, 2022
Tony Gebhard Show EP 0 - Intro!
Tony Gebhard Show EP 0 - Intro!
It's an intro! Thank you for stopping by to check out the show. Music, empathy, motivation, mentorship, advocacy, and current events in my life. Twitch: www.twitch.tv/tgeb96 YouTube: www.youtube.com/mrjt1020 Instagram: www.instagram.com/tonygeb23 Stay groovy!
01:18
December 31, 2022