Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, MD, said, “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” This quote and this awareness have allowed me to reflect on who I am and what is at the root of my belief or frustration. Many times, in social media I read accusations of others, when in fact the accusers are doing the same thing but have a different perspective. Why is it that we can see the flaws in others, but not ourselves? I will share how we can use Dr. Jung’s awareness as a mirror to see ourselves.
What is the number one way to control and manipulate a person? FEAR! When we are fearful, the decisions we make are different than when we are calm, logical, and have accurate information. Elyn Jacobs is a two-time breast cancer survivor who refused to heal her body in the conventional way. Elyn will share her journey and why there is so much fear when we hear the word cancer.
Have you ever felt like you don’t quite complete your goals? Do you find yourself falling for the same kind of toxic relationships? Have you ever wondered why the same destructive pattern is repeated in your life? If so, what is keeping you from what you want? Jason Christoff has developed a worldwide reputation as a self-sabotage coach. He discovered very early in his career, after managing one of Canada’s most successful weight loss clinics, that health and self-sabotage are inherently connected. Jason will share tips on recognizing and overcoming self-sabotage.
Staying at home and not being social may be taking its toll on us. I have been told by many that they have not worn makeup or even bathed regularly since they started the quarantine. Well, it is time to get out of our chrysalis phase! Rebecca Black & Kelli Bono, co-founders of Keep Me Safe Organics, have made it their mission to not only create toxin free beauty products but to develop makeup that will make us feel beautiful. Even people who resist wearing makeup love how they feel after they have been transformed into a butterfly. Kelli and Rebecca will share why Keep Me Safe Organics is changing a million lives, one person at a time.
You may have heard me talk about my latest obsession… Well, it is time to share more! Have you ever wanted to change your thoughts, habits, or behaviors? BrainTap™ creator Patrick Porter, Ph.D., began his journey into the science of calming the brain at age 12. Since then, he has helped many people discover a new way to realign thoughts to match their desires. Dr. Porter will share how our brain works, how it can get out of alignment, and how BrainTap can help. Click Here for a FREE 15 Day Trial.
Michele L. Sullivan is a globally recognized leader and advisor on social impact, TED speaker, and author. During her 30-year career at Caterpillar, she served as President of Caterpillar Foundation and Director, Corporate Social Innovation, Caterpillar Inc. In her TED talk, she speaks candidly about the challenges she has overcome in life, highlighting the importance of acceptance, and helping others succeed in the face of their unique challenges. Michele will share how to focus on our strengths instead of our weaknesses and the power of vulnerability.
It has been a while since Orly Wahba has been in the classroom. I am truly excited to reconnect with her. Orly was the director of the Kindness Boomerang viral video, the creator of Dance for Kindness, and the founder of Life Vest Inside. As we continue “social distancing,” many are feeling isolated and alone. Orly will share tips on how to choose kindness in a fear-ridden world.
We continue to be in quarantine for COVID-19 and are focused on counting all those who are infected or who have died. Although every life is sacred, we need to wake up to the fact that more people die of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and strokes, than COVID-19. World renowned, New York Times bestselling author, Joel Fuhrman, MD, is passionate about using food as medicine. He will share what we can do to be as vigilant about lifestyle diseases as we are about the coronavirus.
When Board Certified Heath Coach and CEO of Live Longer Medical, Lisa Guyer is in the classroom, we always enjoy our conversations and learn so much! Now that we are in lockdown mode and possibly stressed by supporting our families, worried about losing our jobs, germs, and reentry into society, it is time to get proactive. Lisa will share how IV therapy can help us stay safe and healthy!
Three Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Eight Days ago, I celebrated my 48th birthday on the first broadcast of The Lillian McDermott Radio Show… The woman who began this journey is not the same curious student who sits in the classroom today. When I state, “This classroom has saved me,” I am being completely truthful! Although aging has taken its natural toll, sometimes I cannot recognize the woman I was nine years ago. On this day, I will share my greatest awakening moments in the classroom. (If you have had any awakenings or transformations because of the teachers in the classroom, I would love to hear from you as well.)
Once I heard teacher, author, and speaker, Robert Rountree, MD, say, “Hello Class!” I knew that whatever he said after that, would cause me to grow. One could say, he truly had me at “Hello!” Dr. Rountree has been providing a unique combination of traditional family medicine, nutrition, medical herbology, and mind-body, since 1983. He will share why most people do not react to the coronavirus and what would cause another person, with the same toxic overload, to die.
As we have learned in the classroom, one size does not fit all. Unfortunately, many of us spend a lifetime trying to fit into someone else’s idea of health. I am so happy to share yet another way to choose health. Mark Simon is the founder and director of Nutritional Oncology Research Institute (NORI). He has made it his mission to look for alternative ways to return the body to optimum health. They say that it sometimes takes a tragedy to reveal our purpose and Mark is not an exception to this rule. I look forward to sharing Mark’s story and mission. I am grateful to Mark for becoming a sponsor in the classroom!
May is Lyme Disease awareness month and I am truly excited that Lyme disease expert, Richard Horowitz, MD,, the author of “Why Can’t I Get Better,” and “How Can I Get Better?” is back in the classroom. Dr. Horowitz has helped many people who have Lyme. Lyme is considered “The great imitator” because it can mimic symptoms such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, MS, depression, anxiety, OCD, and psychosis. Dr. Horowitz will share why Lyme Disease continues to baffle the medical profession and what we can do to heal our own bodies.
Did you know that meditation supports a healthier mindset that helps us make better choices? Jason Stephenson has been involved in the meditation/relaxation music field for the past 16 years and he is a wonderful friend of the show. Jason has the best YouTube meditation channel with over a million subscribers. So now it is time to replenish our spirit and focus on how to remain peaceful in a world full of hate. I am grateful Jason will be leading the way.
In the classroom recently, we have discussed how to boost our immunity, replenish our spirit, and remove any fear about the coronavirus… But while in quarantine, have you made any time to declutter your surroundings? ClutterBug, and recovering super slob turned organizing expert, Cassandra Aarsen, has made it her mission to teach us that we are not messy or lazy, rather, each of us has a different style of organization. Cassandra will share how we can use our quarantine time to discover how to organize our home and our lives.
Dr. Judy Mikovits, author of The Plague, and Plague of Corruption, has been on a 35-year quest to understand and treat chronic diseases. She has developed purification methods for interferon alpha and was a researcher for the National Cancer Institute. While creating a vaccine to eradicate cancer, she discovered a retrovirus and published the detrimental side effects of vaccinations. We are now closer to the possibility of forced vaccinations… I wonder if there were a vaccine for COVID-19, would you get vaccinated? But before you answer that question, and potentially give up your freedom of choice, I asked Dr. Mikovits to share her scientific research and story of corruption, incarceration, and loss.
When Board Certified Heath Coach and CEO of Live Longer Medical, Lisa Guyer, is in the classroom, we always enjoy our conversations and learn so much! So now that we are in lockdown mode and possibly stressed by supporting our families, it is time to spice it up a bit. Regardless of your marital status, we are sexual beings. When was the last time you took a good look in the mirror and said, “I love my body and I like how I feel! Well, Lisa and Tina Guarino, APRN, will share how we can get our sexy back!
Anna Maria and Brian Clement, co-directors of Hippocrates Health Institute, are working tirelessly to help many of their clients and patients with compromised immune systems. Because I know that the coronavirus, COVID-19, has affected all of us emotionally and financially, I asked both Anna Maria and Brian to share proven treatments for people with compromised immune systems.
Has this difficult time caused anxiety? As a result, are you on antidepressants or any mind-altering medications? Are you thinking about taking a psychotropic medication? Alice Lee, MD, ABIHM, is a holistic and integrative psychiatrist practicing in Maryland. She combines nutritional medicine (orthomolecular psychiatry), energy medicine, and other alternative therapies in the treatment of mental health conditions. She will teach us how supplements can be more effective than a pharmaceutical drug.
I never thought that 2020 would bring so much panic, fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. It is time to shift our sights and refocus on the life we want to live. Our teachers this week gave us some wonderful spiritual food for thought and I want to share some highlights of what we learned. So, let’s take our “Soul Shovels” out, and let’s dig, dig, dig, until there is only truth!
Have you heard of Recall Healing? Recall Healing helps us discover the root cause of disease. Interestingly enough, the root cause can be handed down from generation to generation through our DNA. Michelle LaMasa-Schrader, PhD, has trained in German New Medicine, Neuro Emotional Technique, Neurolinguistic Programming, Hypnosis, Coaching, and Imagery for Health. When she discovered Recall Healing, she found her new passion. Dr. Michelle will share how we can shift our health challenges by understanding the underlying cause of our health issues.
These are difficult times, and many are suffering as a result of the coronavirus. Fear and misinformation seem to flood mainstream media, and many are feeling anxious. Is this our new normal? Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. has written many books on the Toltec way of life. The Toltec tradition promotes peaceful living. So, I asked Miguel to share tips for awareness within the Toltec path that will help us embrace peace within us.
Times are changing and many brick and mortar businesses have shut down. Consumers have turned to the internet for purchasing almost everything! Last month, we discussed “The Great Reset” with Rebecca Black and Kelli Bono, co-founders of Keep Me Safe Organics. This month Rebecca and Kelli are back to share how we too can start our own online business and be successful. It is time to take our finances back!
As we are in quarantine, for COVID-19, many are gaining weight. This is referred to as the “quarantine 15!” What happens when anyone gains 15 lbs. or perhaps is diabetic? Did you know that some diabetics have reversed their diabetes within 2 weeks? Yes! World renowned, New York Times bestselling author, Joel Fuhrman, MD, is passionate about using food as medicine. G-BOMBS (Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, and Seeds) are the best prescription. Well, Dr. Fuhrman will share how to turn the “quarantine 15” into his Transformation 20 Diabetes Solution!
Melissa Yamaguchi is a dynamic Energy Therapist and a Feng Shui speaker and educator. She travels the world teaching lessons on balance of the individual through the practice of Feng Shui. She has been a student of it for over twenty years. When I heard her speak for the first time, I knew she would be a great teacher in the classroom. Melissa will help us understand how Feng Shui is about owning our own energy so we can learn how to control our reactions.