Many people find it difficult to move their attention from the problems in their lives, in order to recognize their blessings. But, research reveals that ritual can provide the framework to evoke a spirit of gratitude and to connect with others. Dr. Terri talks with Dr. Peter Borten, a doctor of Asian medicine who helps people attain whole health of body and mind. He also is the co-author of the new book, Rituals for Transformation: 108 Day Journey to Your Sacred Life.
Do you know what women like in men? The good news for singles is that the majority of what women like in men can be learned or developed! Dr. Terri talks to dating coach and matchmaker Dan Silverman, who has taught both men and women how to date successfully for over ten years. It has been his life mission to help singles become more self-aware, self-confident, and more successful in their dating lives. He will share the most important aspects in what women like in men, how to identify when a woman is showing interest, and ways men succeed with women when dating.
Next to losing someone you love, divorce is one of the most traumatic of life’s experiences. At the same time, it’s the path out of a bad marriage, and ideally for all parties, to a happier, more fulfilling life. But it’s not without complications. Dr. Terri talks to a leading expert in family law, attorney Henry Gornbein about his book, Divorce Demystified. Besides exploring legal, economic, and psychological issues, Gornbein focuses on the random, routine, and often overlooked details including the role of social media that can propel divorce proceedings into a roller-coaster ride gone off the tracks.
A national poll shows that 40 percent of people struggle to cope during time spent with family over the holidays, and 1 in 5 feel compelled to act like everything is fine, even when it’s not. Dr. Terri talks with psychologist Jonice Webb about Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) and how to change the holiday experience with family. CEN occurs when a family doesn’t notice or attend to the emotions of its members. It delivers a powerful message: “We don’t care what you feel.”
Are you confused about whether you want to stay married or need to divorce?
Dr. Terri talks with lawyer and divorce coach, Cherie Morris, about the most important factors involved in this critical life decision. Cherie is also the author of the book, “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” a book about how to evaluate your own life circumstances as you weigh your decision and what is involved when moving forward with a divorce.
Dating can be discouraging, exhausting and not always fun. But, the good news is that there are several ways to deal with dating burnout. Dr. Terri talks with Dr. Duana Welch, author of Love Factually, about the signs you might be burning out and how to deal with your thoughts and emotions so you can move forward and find the right person for you!
Do you notice yourself holding back during difficult conversations because you don’t want to rock the boat? Or conversely, do you sometimes overreact or distance yourself when things get challenging? Dr. Terri talks with Nina Simonds, an internationally-recognized coach with 15+ years experience, coaching relationships of all kinds – couples, families and teams, about how to stay true to yourself without disconnecting from others. Whether you lead a team, coach and develop others, or want to strengthen the connection in your marriage – your ability to create the best moment to moment has a big impact on your interpersonal effectiveness and the quality of your interactions.
Currently, one in every sixty-eight children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with autism. More children will be diagnosed with autism each year than with AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined. Dr. Terri talks with Ron Sandison about his experiences being a husband and father, as an individual living with autism. He is the author of the book, A Parent’s Guide to Autism and has published articles in Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Autism File Magazine, the Detroit News, and numerous other outlets. He frequently speaks at colleges, conferences, autism centers and churches.
Step by step you can run or walk your way out of depression, stress, and anxiety. Dr. Terri talks with psychotherapist William Pullen about a powerful method for overcoming emotional pain. It’s part of a radical new approach called Dynamic Running Therapy (DRT). Based on the most recent research on the body-mind connection, the benefits of regular exercise, and the wisdom of mindfulness, DRT is a proven effective therapy.
As mothers and daughters age, their relationship shifts and changes in complex and often demanding ways. Dr. Terri talks with Sandra Butler, co-author of the book, “It Never Ends.” In the book, women speak openly about the satisfactions and sorrows of mothering middle-aged daughters and discuss the issues that continue to surface, the ongoing effects of the past on the present, and the varied and often invisible ways they continue mothering. Sandra Butlerand her co-author Nan Fink Gefen draw from their own experiences as mothers, as well as interviews with over 75 older moms to gather insight and information.
Mothers and fathers of tomorrow’s women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it. Dr. Terri talks with Peggy Orenstein, author of The New York Times best-selling book “Girls and Sex,” about the new sexual landscape girls face, high school through college. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women ages 15 – 20 as well as a wide range of experts, Orenstein paints a complex, sometimes disturbing, ultimately hopeful picture of today’s young women when it comes to sex.
Roughly half of American children will witness their parents’ marriage end in divorce. And yet, only a third of these kids will show negative reactions and adverse outcomes in the areas of education, emotional disorders and behavioral problems. Dr. Terri talks with Dr. Natasha Kendal about what factors contribute to children’s successful adjustment to divorce, and what factors contribute to anxiety, depression, learning problems, aggression and other issues.