Motivational self-help speakers commit suicide together

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  1. Diogenes1

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    [h=1]Exclusive: Co-hosts of radio show 'The Pursuit of Happiness' committed suicide[/h][h=2]Lynne Rosen and John Littig were found dead Monday in their Park Slope home. As a psychotherapist Rosen, 46, and motivational speaker Littig, 48, were in the business of telling people how to live.[/h][​IMG]

    A Brooklyn couple who hosted a radio show called "The Pursuit of Happiness" committed suicide together by putting plastic bags over their heads and inhaling helium.


    Lynne Rosen and John Littig, who were found dead on a couch in the living room of their Park Slope apartment, left behind two notes, police said Wednesday.

    “We’re going to do this together,†was the gist of Littig’s note, sources said.

    Littig said, without explanation, that he could watch his wife suffer any more.


    “Her note basically said she was sorry for doing this,†a police source said. “We believe she had some psychological problems.â€

    Until their decomposing bodies were found Monday, the couple had been best known as the hosts of a self-help radio show on WBAI-FM.

    Rosen, 46, was a psychotherapist. Littig, 48, was a motivational speaker and a musician. And for an hour every month, they took to the airwaves and doled out advice on how to be your best self.


    "People get scared to make changes, right, and to step out of that comfort zone," Rosen said on the April show.

    "Alternatively, you can get comfortable with change," Litting piped in.

    "Yeah, I like that," Rosen gushed. "That's great."

    "No change, no life," Littig said.

    "It's very exciting to change and to grow," Rosen responded.


    "Remember, positivity is precious,†she counseled. “Try something spontaneous, sexually or otherwise."

    Littig was described on the site as a "motivational speaker, workshop facilitator and personal life coach."


    Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york...ed-radio-show-article-1.1363804#ixzz2VNNGPLvx


     
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    A slot just opened for Mutt's show.
     
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    Park Slope has gotten nicer thru the years, I bet it's awesome now.


    #NewApartmentOnTheMarket
     
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    "At first I thought it was a dead squirrel, but it was much stronger than that."
     
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    guess they needed a little motivation and support to go through with it.
     
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    She coulda wrote um a scrip for some decent drugs to OD on instead of going the suffocation route
     
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    Were they gold members at SFN?
     
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    someone explain how the helium enhances the suffocation process?
     
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    Wonder if their last words sounded like Donald Duck talking?
     
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    fuckin idiot "self help" people :facepalm:
     
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    no oxygen :facepalm:
     
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    2 less Obama voters IMO :ucoffee:
     
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    they take a hit of helum and put the bag over their head?

    they suck the helium from inside a helium-filled bag?

    I only heard of people putting a bag over their head. No helium was involved.

    explain please
     
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    Everything that isn't oxygen enhances the suffocation process.
     
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    Helium will make you feel like you're breathing oxygen until you get dizzy and pass out. No choking and gasping for breath