Your role as a parent is critical to your children’s health and well-being. Dr. Terri talks to Sandy Fowler, co-founder of DASIUM and co-host of Mighty Parenting Podcast, about raising an emotionally healthy teen. They discuss the 3 core areas that you as a parent need to focus on to build a healthy relationship with your teen. It is vital to raise teens who know they can turn to you when life goes sideways.
Has it been years or even decades since you last dated? Or, have you tried seemingly every avenue to meet that ‘special someone’ and come up ‘empty-hearted’? You are not alone. Dr. Terri talks to Michele Russo, former St. Louis Rams Cheerleader turned author, writer and dating coach. She says that the times have most definitely changed in terms of the dating world. And although dating is meant to be fun, in this age, dating can be described as a game and there are definitely some unspoken rules of modern dating. Michele shares the unspoken rules to modern dating, along with her modern tales of “fairy-fails”.
Circle gatherings are an ancient tool used by peoples around the world to heal and strengthen their communities. In recent years, thousands of women around the world have used a practice called Circlework. Dr. Terri talks to Jalaja Bonheim (PhD), who has led circles for over three decades and trained hundreds of Circlework leaders from around the world. She describes the practice and how the principles of Circlework can restore your sense of wholeness, mend broken relationships, lay the foundation for peace and unite us beyond race and religion, culture and politics.
You already know that sports are beneficial for your physical health. But there’s more good news. Studies also show that participation in sports can positively affect your mental health. Dr. Terri talks to Christopher Harris, a licensed professional counselor, about how playing sports creates a foundation of wellness. Football helped him gain confidence and resilience through many life challenges. Today, he integrates professional counseling sessions with fitness and athletics as a means to produce healthy outcomes for youth and young adults in schools and residential treatment facilities.
Volunteering or community service builds healthy communities and teaches people of all ages and backgrounds compassion and understanding. The key is to find something that you’re passionate about, and then identify how you can get involved at a community level. Dr. Terri talks to Greg Martin, Executive Director of DRAW (Disaster Relief At Work, Inc). DRAW is dedicated to providing relief to communities around the US that have been hit by natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc. Greg discusses why building a strong relationship with your community is vital and says that volunteering is one of the few ways you can work on you, without having to focus on you.
Stop procrastinating on your love life when you can find love this year! Hiring a matchmaker is the most efficient, proactive way that you can find love in this busy and competitive dating climate. Dr. Terri talks to matchmaker Laurie F. Berzack (M.S.W.), Carolinas Matchmaker, about why you should hire a matchmaker to find love. Laurie is known for her innovative matchmaking and has been bringing couples together for over 12 years. She carefully hand selects matches based on faith, emotional intelligence, personality type, humor, fitness, looks, and intellect, among many other variables.
Recent studies show that “vaping” is on the rise among teenagers, setting off alarm bells among parents. Vaping is the popular term for using electronic cigarettes or vaporizers – devices that heat up small quantities of liquid or oil until they produce an inhalable vapor. Dr. Terri talks with Nancy Kislin, a certified marriage and family therapist, and child and adolescent psychotherapist, about what to do if your child is vaping. For over 28 years, Nancy has been working with children, teens and families. She says it’s not a vaping problem, it’s a parenting problem.
So many people dream of greatness yet are hamstrung by their own self-doubts. Others face criticism that stops them in their tracks. But there’s no reason to accept “you can’t” for an answer. Dr. Terri talks with Anni Keffer about how to shake off the negative and stay the course to fulfill your purpose, or why, in life. She is a nationally recognized educator, speaker, author and entrepreneur who is passionate about youth leadership. Her new book is Leadership Built On Why: A Guide for Young Adults.
Are you one of those people who has lots of first dates but not so many second dates? Let’s face it: first dates can be trying! It’s almost like a job interview, both people putting their best face on for the other and hiding their scars. Dr. Terri talks with Hunt Ethridge, a dating and relationship expert with over a decade of experience helping people become the best, most dateable versions of themselves, about how you should behave and what you should reveal on a first date to ensure a second one.
Research shows that parents who maintain a warm connection with their child while also setting high expectations are the most likely to end up with happy, well-adjusted children. Dr. Terri talks with Faith Collins, a parenting coach, public speaker and classroom teacher, about how parents can keep their cool during meltdowns and acts of defiance.
Millennials now make up the largest percentage of the workforce. Their confidence and technological expertise have created extreme conflict between the older and younger generations in the workplace. Dr. Terri talks with father and son team Kelly Riggs and Robby Riggs, co-authors of Counter Mentor Leadership: How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace, about bridging the divide between Boomers and Millennials in the workplace.
Online dating has lost much of its stigma and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people. Dr. Terri talks with Julie Spira, America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker, about the best strategies and the top dating sites to find love in the digital age. Julie is also the author of the bestselling book, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online.