Traveling New England in the Fall

Air Date: 9/27/16 – Freelance travel writers Johnna Kaplan (www.thesizeofconnecticut.com) and Hilary Nangle (www.mainetravelmaven.com) will join me for a discussion of where to travel in New England during Fall and what the best and least known attractions are. What’s the allure? Is it the changing season or something in the air? Does climate change have an impact on this season’s tourism? And, is it really all about the leaves? 🙂

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Empowering Women & Their Bodies (An Interview With Two Women Photographers)

Air Date – 9/20/16: Indiana-based Boudoir Photographer, Cindy Johnson, and NYC-based Fine Arts Photographer and professor, Elinor Carucci, discuss the field of photography and women. Cindy’s work exemplifies the desire to show women who they are and how their loved-ones see them. Elinor’s work has involved photographing her body during and after pregnancy, and focusing on her two children. Is revealing women’s bodies through photography a necessary chapter in our lives as women or just another part of the long and winding history of photography? Have we made any headway in empowering women in this manner? Find out!

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Botox & Other Treatments – The Wave of the Future or Silent Killers

Air Date: 9/13/16 – What is Botox made of? Why do women flock to use it and also get other beauty treatments? Is anti-aging what it’s all about or have we just lost our senses? Hear from Martha Latham, the author of Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women’s Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards — a future explosive expose of the multi-billion dollar beauty industry – and Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Jerome Potozkin, M.D., as they discuss the science behind the treatments and the often resultant emotional aspect of it all!

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Domestic Violence

Air Date: 9/5/16 – Domestic violence survivors, Kit Gruelle (Private Violence) and Lindsay Fischer (The House on Sunset), passionate advocates for awareness and change, discuss the nature of domestic violence, the impact on its victims, and ways to empower others to help prevent family and domestic abuse. Why does shame accompany this? What can be done to stop it? Is legislation and/or educating schools, police and health-care workers the answer?

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IVF Breakthroughs and Newest Medical Technologies

Air Date: 8/30/2016 – University of Connecticut (UCONN) Professor Dr. Andrea DiLuigi and Davina Frankhauser, President of Fertility Within Reach (MA), will discuss the newest breakthroughs in IVF/medical technologies, the push for insurance coverage for this and the reasons behind the rapidly increasing interest in this burgeoning and ever-advancing achievable method toward parenthood.

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Family Travel Writers: Why Do They Do It?

Air Date: 8/23/16 – Famed family travel writers (with dozens of countries under their belts) Erin Bender (TravelwithBender.com) and Heather Greenwood Davis (GlobetrottingMama – National Geographic), discuss their interesting and varied lives as writers who travel with their families. Peek into this fascinating world. Is there money to be made? How do these families support themselves? Do they enjoy not having “roots” and moving around nomadically? How do they go to and find a doctor! 🙂 Find out!

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What Women Need (Through the Lens of Two Therapists)

Air Date: 8/16/16 – therapists Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (CA) & Jennifer Kogan, LCSW, (Wash D.C.) discuss the many complex issues which women need help with, the trends they see moving into the 21st century and the ways in which healing/resolution can be achieved through therapy. Do you or someone you know/love need a therapist? Do women seek therapy easier than men? Find out which type(s) are available for you! You are not alone!

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The Science of Creativity

Air Date 8/09/16: Licensed Creative Arts Therapist/Drama Therapist/Actor/Director and Writer, Brooke Campbell (founder of Creative Kinections), and Maria Hodermarska, Acting Director of NYU’s Program in Drama Therapy will talk about the science and nature of creativity and its enhancement of our lives. Can we learn to be creative or are we born with it? What purpose does it serve us? Does being creative lend itself to certain professions? And, what should we do if we can’t access this easily?

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US Traveling Trends/Traveling Over 40

Air Date 8/02/16: Travel writer and author, Diana Lambdin Meyer (Mojotraveler.com), and Karyl Leigh Barnes, a travel-marketing maven and managing partner of the Tourism Practice for Development Counsellors International – a leader in tourism marketing – will discuss traveling trends, experiences in the industry and their passion for this field. Where does everyone want to travel to? Must you have money to travel? Moving into the 21st century, has anything changed in this industry? They know!

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What is Positive Psychology?

Air Date 7/26/16: NYC’s The Flourishing Center’s Founder, Emiliya Zhivotovskaya, talks about her extensive work in this field – what is the field of Positive Psychology all about? Is it different than learning about happiness? How does someone obtain this positivity and where can they go to pursue this field? Emiliya will inform and educate.

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