What Exactly Is Stress And Where Does It Come From?

Most of us think of stress as the emotional conflicts we experience in our daily lives, but our emotions are just one category or one type of “event” that can cause us to experience stress. … More What Exactly Is Stress And Where Does It Come From?

A Recipe For Peace And Goodwill

Looking at the state of the world at large, it can be difficult to see a reflection of the upcoming holiday sentiment: “Peace on earth — goodwill towards mankind.” In its place we find conflict, hostility, divisiveness, political mistrust, crime, greed and pending financial collapse. Daily news headlines dampen the message of the Yuletide. Thankfully there … More A Recipe For Peace And Goodwill

12 Steps For Handling Difficult Relationships During The Holidays

Thanksgiving is just a week away, and the December holidays are on the horizon. Some say: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Or is it? For many of us, the holiday visits back home to family members are something to be dreaded. While we look forward to the pleasure of celebrating these festive … More 12 Steps For Handling Difficult Relationships During The Holidays

What’s Keeping Veterans From Seeking The Mental Health Care They Need?

Too many veterans today have unaddressed mental health issues; according to studies, almost a third of all service-persons who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have from a mental health condition. Left untreated, these illnesses could lead to violence, addiction, and suicide; statistics show that veterans are more than twice as likely to die by suicide compared … More What’s Keeping Veterans From Seeking The Mental Health Care They Need?

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality – Part One

Ten years ago, Newsweek ran an article by Howard Brody, MD, PhD, author of “The Placebo Response: How You can Release Your Body’s Inner Pharmacy for Better Health.” He begins the article by telling a story of a patient who experiences “a medical miracle”. She was undergoing experimental brain surgery for her Parkinson’s disease. She … More The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality – Part One

Becoming You – Developing Self-Esteem

The Merriam Webster definition of self esteem is “a confidence and satisfaction in oneself; self respect.” Self-esteem and self-respect are two important aspects of whole person care at any age. During the years of adolescence, however, personal and social differentiation is at an all time high, with peers playing a significant role in how our self-esteem expresses itself. As you are probably very well aware, your self-esteem is especially a front and center issue from middle school through high school. … More Becoming You – Developing Self-Esteem

Sandra Joseph- Phantom of the Opera star

Today my guest is Sandra Joseph, International #1 Best Selling Author of Unmasking What Matters. Sandra is best known for her lead role as Christine Daae in Broadway’s longest running show, Phantom of the Opera.  Her book is a brilliant, insightful meditation on her life’s experiences in getting to achieve her childhood dream of becoming a singer as well as the journey and struggle life brought to her. … More Sandra Joseph- Phantom of the Opera star

Dylan Brody- Comedy

Have you ever wondered WHO are the genius writers behind the dialogue you hear on late night TV, the laugh out loud humor that would come out of mouth of Jay Leno’s on the Tonight Show? My guest today is not only one of THOSE writers but a recognized humorist, author, storyteller and award winning playwright who won the Stanley Drama award for his play “Mother, May I?” He has written for dozens of comedy celebrities and enjoys celebrity himself as a literal entrepreneur humorist and storyteller.  His recent one-woman musical, Singing in the Wrong Direction played to sold out crowds in the NoHo Arts district late in 2016. … More Dylan Brody- Comedy

Mitch Horowitz – Commentator and Journalist

Mitch Horowitz is a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library and the PEN Award-winning author of books including Occult America; One Simple Idea; Mind as Builder; and the forthcoming The Miracle Club: How Thoughts Become Reality. Mitch has written on everything from the war on witches to the secret life of Ronald Reagan for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Salon, Time.com, and Politico. … More Mitch Horowitz – Commentator and Journalist