April is National Stress Awareness Month. A recent study revealed that approximately 57 percent of people experience paralyzing stress, and 47 percent say their response to stress is to “take it out on themselves.” Dr. Terri talks to Julie Potiker, mindfulness expert, mindful methods for life teacher, and author of “Life Falls Apart, But You Don’t Have To: Mindful Methods For Staying Calm In the Midst of Chaos.” Julie offers strategies to give people an opportunity to respond to stress in a new way and, ideally, reduce the intensity of their stress over time.
Couples often connect and fall in love by talking. But what conversations should a new couple have to know if their love will last a lifetime? And, what conversations should long-term couples have to reinvigorate the connection and passion? Dr. Terri talks to Drs. John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman, leading experts, researchers, and authors of the new book, “Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love”.
The Gottmans have been studying the masters and disasters of relationships for over 40 years and are founders of the world-renowned Love Lab. Their latest book is a tested program of eight fun, conversation-based dates that will result in a lifetime of understanding and commitment, whether a couple is newly in love or has been together for decades.
You may think that happiness is out there somewhere – dependent on the circumstances of your life changing. But well-being is actually a skill that can be cultivated, and it starts from within. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Beth Kurland, a clinical psychologist, author and public speaker with more than 25 years’ experience, about behaviors and thoughts that are holding you back from your deepest well-being. She reveals how to move from surviving to thriving by practicing new habits of mind that don’t take a lot of time in your day. Her newest book is “Dancing on the Tightrope: Transcending the Habits of Your Mind and Awakening to Your Fullest Life.”
Anxieties are hitting epidemic levels in the United States. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that 40 million American adults suffer from an anxiety disorder every year. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Robert London, a psychiatrist with more than 40 years experience, about a remarkable new kind of therapy that helps overcome anxiety, PTSD and insomnia – with less or no medications and far fewer therapy sessions. After the techniques are learned, a person can do it in the comfort of their own home. All they need is a quiet space and a chair.
People around the world are more miserable than ever before. Plus, American’s negative experience scores are higher than the average across the globe. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, international happiness expert and renowned Harvard positive psychologist, about his newest book titled “Short Cuts to Happiness: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber.” In the book, New York Times-bestselling author Tal Ben-Shahar chronicles his conversations with his longtime barber and states that happiness can be found in surprising, everyday practices.
Marriages sometimes come and go, but parenthood is forever. But what if you could have both–a great family life, and a happy lifetime love? Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Duana Welch, author of the new book, “Love Factually for Single Parents.” She has written a book that relies on science rather than opinion to guide this large and growing group of men and women. We’ll be discussing pitfalls of single-parent dating, and how to succeed at finding a partner who’s good for you—and your kids!
All children are smart in their own way. Some children, however, have individual learning styles that don’t allow them to succeed with traditional learning methods. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Deborah Ross-Swain, a licensed speech-language pathologist and co-author of the new book, “Confidence & Joy: Success Strategies for Kids with Learning Differences.” They will discuss tools for parents and educators to help children with learning differences realize lifelong success. From success, confidence and joy will grow and lead to more success.
A shocking 187,000 school students have been directly exposed to gun violence since the Columbine school shooting in 1999. Millions more endure the trauma of being in “lockdown” and “active shooter” drills that occur regularly in schools today. Dr. Terri talks to Nancy Kislin, a licensed social worker, family therapist and author of the new book, “Lockdown: Talking to Your Kids about School Violence.” Nancy discusses accessible tips to support the mental health of your children, while offering them the knowledge and comfort that they will be safe everyday.
Wouldn’t it be great to make 2019 the year you don’t get so triggered by all the usual suspects? Wouldn’t it be nice to stay calm in traffic, get out the door in the morning without stress, and interact peacefully with life’s biggest button pushers? Dr. Terri talks to Julie Potiker, author and mindfulness expert about strategies to have a calmer, clearer, and more peaceful year ahead. When life gets crazy, you can use these mindful methods to keep your cool.
Marriages may come and go, but parenthood is forever. But what if you could have both—a great family life, and a happy lifetime love? The fact is, you can—by relying on what’s known about relationships all around the world. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Duana Welch, author of the new book, “Love Factually For Single Parents [& Those Dating Them],” the first guide that relies on science to help this large and growing group of men and women find the right partner not only for themselves, but their families.
Are you unsure of what will make you happy in your relationships? Do you have a difficult time making decisions or feel frustrated knowing that there is so much more you could be doing with your life? Dr. Terri talks to Denise Levy (BSW), life coach, professional matchmaker and business mentor. She specializes in the art and science of getting you out of your own way. She has actionable tips, tools, hacks & techniques you can start using today to go from disempowered to empowered, all by increasing your confidence.
There isn’t a soul on earth who hasn’t questioned themselves at some point. And most of us are just one or two brutal rejections away from questioning all that we are. Dr. Terri talks to Rob Jolles, speaker, author, consultant and coach. He argues that with practice, anyone can cultivate the credibility and soft skills to believe in yourself, and convince others of your talents. He has down-to-earth solutions and practical tools to achieve credibility and success.