In an era defined by trauma—from #MeToo to COVID to social injustice—how can you heal emotionally? What about trauma-informed strength training, which benefits not only your heart, muscles, bones, and posture but also your feelings of self-confidence and self-efficacy. Dr. Terri talks to Laura Khoudari, personal trainer, trauma practitioner, educator and author of the new book, “Lifting Heavy Things: Healing Trauma One Rep at a Time.” Khoudari discusses how any form of exercise, from strength training to cycling or walking, can be a tool for healing.
Teenagers live in an environment that can move too fast, even for them. Parents are left wondering what teens need from them in order to be successful in life and how real life conversations with teenagers can occur. Dr. Terri talks to Kevin Kuczynski, high school counselor, life coach and author of the new book, “Real Life Conversations: What Teenagers Want Parents to Know.” Kevin pulls back the curtain to reveal teenagers’ obstacles and shares introspective questions that encourage open communication from both sides to create healthier relationships.
As we continue navigating the pandemic, thousands of teachers face immense challenges and exhaustion as workloads increase while providing schooling for students in conditions that are anything but normal. Combine that with staff shortages, repeatedly switching between in-person and online teaching, and no clear idea of what the future holds and you have a recipe for burnout! Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Greg Hammer (MD), a Professor at Stanford University Medical Center, pediatric intensive care physician, and author of the new book, “GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals.” Dr. Hammer shares strategies to proactively intervene and give educators the tools needed to maintain their health and not fall victim to burnout.
What do you think you look like? Your body image is how you feel about yourself physically and how you think others see the shape, weight and qualities of your body. Some people feel good about their bodies, while others don’t. Dr.Terri talks to Dr. Megan Stubbs (EdD), sexologist, relationship expert, body image specialist, and author of the new book, “Playing Without a Partner: A Singles’ Guide to Sex, Dating and Happiness.” Dr. Stubbs discusses the real truth about your body image, how to create a long-lasting healthy positive body image, and the connection between how you feel about your body and how you feel and act sexually.
Teens today are stressed out, sleep-deprived, and over-committed. One of the biggest stressors for teens and their parents is preserving their relationship while navigating a competitive academic environment. Dr.Terri talks to Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick (MA) and Jenn Curtis (MSW), co-authors of the new book, “The Parent Compass: Navigating Your Teen’s Wellness and Academic Journey in Today’s Competitive World.” The Parent Compass provides guidance on what parents’ roles should be in supporting their teens’ mental health as they traverse the maze of the adolescent years. Muchnick and Curtis discuss how parents can keep their relationship with their teen intact and address topics such as failure, technology/screen time, the importance of family dinner, study skills and more.
Many people think crystals are just a decorative item, but they have vibrational power that can help with relationships of all types and sizes. They can give you the help and energetic boost you need to heal, find love, attract money, deal with others, and relax. Dr.Terri talks to Dr. Kac Young (PhD), author of 24 books, including her newest book called, “Crystal Power: Twelve Crystals for Health and Healing.” Dr. Young discusses everything you need to know about healing crystals and the science behind the power of crystals.
Do you have trouble protecting yourself from “energy vampires?” If so, you’re probably an empath and in need of some guidance. Fortunately, there are practical ways to stay balanced and keep your energy safe and secure. Dr.Terri talks to Lisa Campion, energy healer, psychic trainer and author of the new book, “Energy Healing for Empaths: How to Protect Yourself from Energy Vampires, Honor Your Boundaries & Build Healthier Relationships.” Lisa Campion discusses how to cultivate the energy management skills you need to cope with energy vampires and narcissists, increase your own vitality, and fully embrace your unique gifts.
Have you seen children focus so deeply that they lose themselves in a task? This focused, fulfilling state –called flow– naturally occurs in children and adults during play, movement, and hands-on activities they love. Dr.Terri talks to Carmen Gamper, speaker, founder of the New Learning Culture program, and author of the new book, “Flow to Learn: A 52 Week Parent’s Guide to Recognize and Support Your Child’s Flow State – the Optimal Condition for Learning.” Gamper argues that parents, grandparents, educators, caregivers and other adults in a child’s life can be nurturers of flow, the optimal state for learning.
It’s easy to love a partner who is doing everything you want. But loving and growing your love when there are difficulties between you and your partner, that takes patience. Dr. Terri talks to Guy Finley, internationally renowned spiritual teacher and author of the book, “Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together.” Finley offers new tools and how to use the power of patience to transform any relationship into a more loving one. Also, Guy will share some tips on how to recognize and learn from Valentine’s Day – the holiday of love.
Whether you’re facing a global or personal crisis–or a mix of both–this is a time of unprecedented struggle and upheaval. Regardless of the tough issues you may be facing, it’s getting back up and moving forward that counts the most when you need to deal with hardship. Dr.Terri talks to Dr. Alexandra Chauran, author of fourteen books, including her latest called, “Getting Through It: Reclaim & Rebuild Your Life After Adversity, Change, or Trauma.” Alexandra presents traditional and alternative methods of healing, how to recover your emotional and physical strength, and ways to find your new normal.
Are you struggling with co-parenting after divorce? Sharing parenting duties with your ex is often the hardest part of a divorce. From joint custody agreements to communication and scheduling, it can be a struggle. Dr.Terri talks to Christian Family (JD), a divorce lawyer for nearly 20 years, adult child of divorce, and co-parenting divorced mother of three. Christian discusses the best co-parenting practices after divorce and the benefits when divorce and co-parenting are done right.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the globe. Whether you’ve been affected by the pandemic or some other unforeseen and monumental setback, it’s important to find a way to move beyond anger, guilt, emptiness or pain. Dr.Terri talks to Jason Redman, a retired Navy SEAL Lieutenant, severely Wounded Warrior, veteran advocate, and author of the new book, “Overcome: Crush Adversity with the Leadership Techniques of America’s Toughest Warriors.” Redman offers proven strategies to overcome any life ambush.