Show #37: Blue Zones, Lessons in Longevity

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Who lives the longest, and how do they do it? Our guest is Dr. Michele Suhie– is the medical laboratory scientist and coordinator of the Geriatric Health and Wellness Program at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Suhie teaches courses at SHU in aging, health and disease.

 

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Show #36: MondayMorningMotivator

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Guest Gail Blanke returns to talk with us about “The Monday Morning Motivator
How GOOD could you make it?” with Nicky, Diana and new host Jim Masters.

 

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Show #35: Self-Talk to Self-Love

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How do you talk to yourself? Do your words lead to self-love, or self-doubt (or worse)? Join Nicky, Diana and newest member Jim Masters in this “Just Us” Episode of the Life Talk Show, and learn to keep it Positive!

 

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Show #34: Empowering Women and Girls

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March is Women’s Month. We speak with two women who work to empower others in Connecticut – through the Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport and My Sister’s Place in Hartford. Amazing stories of support, empowerment –  and triumph that continues to pay it forward to further empower families and communities.

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Show #33: Recalculating Your Life

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When you go down a different road than you planned, either by choice or due to circumstance, what do you have to do? Like the voice on your GPS says: “Recalculating…” How do we do it? Randye, Nicky and Diana share stories and tips.

Books Mentioned

Ben Behind his Voices by Randye Kaye

Dirt, Dirt Go Away by Nicky Tomboulides

Speed Cleaning by Jeff Campbell

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Show #32: Addicted: Could It Happen to You – or Your Family?

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Addiction remains the subject of much debate, research, and conflicting theories – one thing, however, remains true: it can be tragic, and we need both information and hope.

Randye, Nicky and Diana talk with Marie, mother of a daughter currently (again) in rehab for heroin addiction – and two experts who work to understand addiction and find a way to help.

Dr. Carlton Erickson- a research scientist, has been studying the effects of alcohol on the brain for over 45 years.
Author: “The Science of Addiction: from Neurobiology to Treatment”, and Co-author: “Drugs, The Brain, and Behavior”

Dr. Marina Picciotto is the Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology at Yale University.

Join us for this fascinating, insightful conversation.

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Show #31: Peter Yarrow on the Healing Power of Music

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yarrowToday’s special guest is one of America’s music legends – Peter Yarrow of the beloved trio Peter, Paul & Mary. We talk with Peter how the power of music can bring about both healing and social change.

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Show #30: Why “Throw Out 50 Things”?

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Gail Blanke, our guest

Gail Blanke, our guest

Our guest is Gail Blanke, founder, and chief Executive officer of Lifedesigns, LLC a company whose vision is to empower men and women worldwide to live truly exceptional lives. She is a renowned executive coach and presentation skills trainer, who advised CEO’s, presidential candidates, College Presidents. She appeared on numerous shows form Oprah, Good Morning America, NPR, and most recently on the Today Show in a segment called- Frazzed to Focused.

Gail was one of the youngest female senior executives of Avon Products. Among her many 50thingsaccomplishments she launched the widely acclaimed Avon Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade which has raised $100 Million to date! Her book “ Throw Out Fifty Things- Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life” was published in 2009. Gail is also the author of “ Between Trapezes “Flying into a New Life with The Greatest of Ease” about thriving on change and mastering the art of self-re-invention.

GailBlanke.com

“Throw Out Fifty Things-Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life”

 

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Show #29: Last Will and…Embezzlement?: Protecting Your Family’s Future

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Start the conversation in your family about YOUR Last Will and Testament.
And, families – keep an eye out for those who will ingratiate themselves to the elderly and exploit their kindness by embezzling from estates. We talk with our guests on the importance of taking care of these matters early on, before death,and the consequences if we don’t. Our guests: Pamela Glasner, producer of acclaimed documentary “Last Will and Embezzlement”, and Connecticut Probate Judge Daniel J. Caruso.

Guests

Pam-AppearanceBPamela S.K.Glasner– is a published author, filmmaker, historian and social advocate. She has a popular blog for the Huffington Post.

Last Will And Embezzlement is a critically acclaimed documentary starring Mickey Rooney, about the financial exploitation of the elderly. Inspired by true life events in her own family the film premiered in New York City in 2012 to a standing room only house. Lastwillandembezzelment.com

 

Judge Daniel F. Caruso-had a distinguished career for more than twenty years as an attorney, carusoelected official, and now a Probate Judge for the District of Fairfield, CT and is the Chairman of the Connecticut Sitting Counsel. He has an established a general practice that concentrates in Real Estate, as well as Trusts and Estates.

Owens, Schine & Nicolas, P.C., Fairfield, CT 203/259-6612

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Show #28: Bouncing Back Bolder: from Setbacks to Success

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Bouncing Back Bolder Show 28We all face challenges in life, and obstacles on the road to success. If “what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger,” how can we help ourselves to bounce back from setbacks and use new strengths to move forward?

Dr. Susan O’ Malley was a college drop-out at age 18, worked as a secretary for ten years before transforming herself into a physician at 39, entreprenuer at 50, a public speaker and soon to be author at 61!

She says, “if I can become a doctor, you can do anything!” Join us as we all share our secrets for resilience and courage.

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