February is the month we acknowledge LOVE. Valentines is the day all lovers share their love. Telling your loved one how you feel should be an everyday occurrence. Is it getting harder to tell your spouse you love them? Do you love your spouse? Well, once again, my husband, Robert, and I will discuss how to choose love and how to make each day Valentine’s Day!
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is to promote awareness and facilitate support of parents caring for their children with special health care needs, and to enhance the Quality-of-Life for these special families. Kristen Malfara will join us to share how the organization she & her husband founded, is making a difference and how we can help with her mission.
Once again, it is time to break down the walls of religion and experience a new way to worship. This month, we will highlight Hinduism and all it represents. My friends Julie Mickler, Nora Bradbury-Haehl and I will share what it is like to be welcomed by our new Hindu family.
Continuing with the importance of empowering our youth… In comes the work of Vanity Fair contributor, Nancy Jo Sales, author of her newest book, "American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers." Nancy reveals the dangers and challenges social media creates for our young people. She interviewed 200 teens ranging from 13 to 19 years of age. She will share the good, the bad and the ugly.
~ Award-winning national speaker, mentor for girls, and author, Julie Marie Carrier, has inspired young teens around the nation to be who they truly are. At the height of her career, Julie began to experience symptoms that lead her on a health journey of her own. Even when no doctor could explain what was happening to her, she drew on the same empowerment she taught so many teens around the nation. She discovered her very own special Be- YOU- tiful!
Our body is programmed to heal naturally. But when there is an interruption of flow or a “blockage” in our body, it could cause us to feel pain. Avazzia microcurrent therapies are FDA cleared to treat pain without drugs or risk for addiction. Tim Smith, the inventor of Avazzia, will share how this technology is changing lives.
Dr. Lorraine Day was in hospice and given no chance of survival when she chose not to feed her cancer chemotherapy or radiation. It was only when she started to address all the factors that made her body sick, her body started to heal. Dr. Day was the first guest to open my eyes to holistic healing. Because of her, I started to view nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, abstinence, air, sleep, trust in a higher power, positive attitude of gratitude, and forgiveness, as medicine. She will share how we can take our lives and health back.
Have you been diagnosed with an “itis”? (Arthritis, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, to name a few.) Pediatrician and author of The Inflammation Solution, Dr. William Sears, will share how the 5 S’s will keep you and your family disease and “itis” free.
It has been a while since Orly Wahba has been on the show. I am so excited that the director of the Kindness Boomerang viral video, the creator of Dance for Kindness, and the founder of Life Vest Inside is back to share some great news. Orly has a new book and guess what it is called? You guessed it… Kindness Boomerang! I look forward to reconnecting with her.
Have you been eating your G-BOMBS? World-renowned 5-time New York Times bestselling author, speaker and regular on the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Joel Fuhrman is back! He will share which foods to avoid and of course, which foods promote health. (Here is a tip on the healthy foods… G-BOMBS! ;-)
When I can combine my favorite natural pain relief product, with my favorite pharmacist, I am in heaven. Pharmacist and owner of “The Pharmacy,” Ross Clark, will join me as we discuss a Pain-Free Demo being held at his facility on January 18th and 19th. My favorite natural pain relief product is a microcurrent technology called Avazzia. It is FDA cleared for pain relief. Also joining us will be Acupuncturist, Marna Rasmussen, and pharmacist, Al Gagliardi, to share their healing story. It will be a full house!
I just love internationally renowned health coach and author of “Happy Healthy Thyroid,” Andrea Beaman! The last time she was on the show, we started strategizing on other ways we can be our own healer. This time she will teach us how we can visually diagnose our deficiencies. Make sure you listen with a mirror in your hand.
Autoimmune diseases are among the most prevalent forms of chronic illness in this country, affecting over 23.5 million Americans. Have you been told you have an autoimmune disorder? Author of The Immune System Recovery Plan, and founder of The Blum Center for Health, Dr. Susan Blum, will share how we can reverse any autoimmune disease in 4 steps: using food as medicine, understanding the stress connection, healing the gut, and supporting the liver. I will be taking lots of notes!
~ I have learned so much from the many great teachers we have had on the show. One lesson that came as a shock was the power of our mind and how our thoughts can affect the health of our Mind, Body and Spirit. Recently, I have been receiving emails and calls regarding disease and how it manifests in our body. As a result, I will share how to be aware of the voices in our head.
It’s that time again when my article for Florida Today is published. As always, my favorite editor and the creator of “Daddy Duty,” Tim Walters, will join me to share his insights on my article which is about Keeping the New Year, New. I look forward to his feedback!
At 16, Billy Best was told he had cancer and would only live 2 years if he didn’t do chemo or radiation. Billy had experienced his aunt dying from the side effects of chemotherapy. After 5 chemotherapy sessions, he ran away from home. Once he became 17, he was allowed to decide how to heal, without putting his parents in jail. He opted to heal his body naturally and without toxins. Billy will share his story, 20 years later, along with his gifts and lessons!
How are you doing in the New Year with “releasing weight”? Could you use a pep talk? Transformations Medical Weight Loss Clinics are committed to serving all your needs and being there for you. This week we will highlight the Melbourne clinic with nutritional counselor Carol Dexter, satisfied client Judy Killebrew, and CEO, Trey Stouffer. They will come together to share their wisdom and keep us motivated.
As we start the New Year, we make all sorts of resolutions. But within the first few weeks, the passion of our declarations dwindles. It is time for a RESET! Melissa Hartwig, the author of It Starts With Food & The Whole30, believes we can achieve Food Freedom Forever when we adopt a "No cheats, No slips, No excuses" mentality. http://whole30.com/
We all know that exercise is good for physical health. Recently, a wealth of data has proven that exercise also contributes to overall mental well-being. Routine exercise alleviates stress and anxiety, moderates depression, relieves chronic pain, and improves self-esteem. Psychologist, Dr. Christina Hibbert, will share 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise.
Food Sensitivities & Allergies, Digestive Disorders, Obesity, Depression, Panic Disorders, Anxiety and Fatigue all have one thing in common…the gut and brain interaction. Emeran Mayer, MD, Ph.D., is a world-renowned gastroenterologist and neuroscientist with 35 years of experience. He will share how our gut and brain interact in health and in disease.
Dr. Charles Majors, DC, has devoted over 17 years studying health and healing to prevent and reverse disease through natural methods. In September, 2010, he was diagnosed with an incurable bone marrow cancer that metastasized to his brain. He was told he had only weeks to live. He left conventional medicine treatment and applied the same principles he had been teaching for years to reverse his own cancer to not only survive but thrive. We will be discussing his book, Cancer Killers and discover that The Cause is the Cure!
As we enter the last weekend before our celebration of all these special holidays, I want to hear about your most valued holiday traditions. Let’s honor those who handed down such richness to us. What are the holiday traditions you received and which traditions will you hand down to your children?
So many are dealing with loss. When we do, the stress of being joyful during the holidays can make us feel worse. My sisters from another mister, Julie Mickler, and Nora Bradbury-Haehl will share how we can embrace loss during the Holidays.
We do not need to smoke, drink alcohol or do drugs but we do need to eat to survive. Unlike other addictions, food addiction are different because food needs to continue as part of our daily lives. Creating a balance is crucial. Dr. Joel Fuhrman, of Dr. Fuhrman's Health Oasis, will share how certain foods do create addictions and how eating G-BOMBS daily can help us take our health back!
Did you know there is a Brevard County Farmers’ Market every Thursday in Melbourne at Wickham Park? I was at an event there when I stumbled upon all these local merchants. I felt like a kid in a candy store! Linda Seals (Director) and Melinda "Mel" Morgan-Stowell (Farmers Market Manager) for the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension In Brevard County, will share the benefits of buying from our local farmers, vendors and will tell us about all the different programs they offer!