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Guests discuss specific topic to assist viewers in getting the most out of life by finding solutions to different life challenges.
Keys to Inner Peace #610
Dr. Alejandro Chaoul teaches courses in spirituality and health at the University of Texas.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 5 at 1:00 pm EDT
Spirituality and the Brain #611
Mark Waldman discusses what the effects of meditation and positive thinking can have on the brain. His work in matters of the mind has led to a series of revelations on how the concept of God impacts the brain and how that affects humans as a whole.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 12 at 1:00 pm EDT
Managing Menopause Your Way #612
Obstetrician and Gynecologist Barbara Taylor, M.D. helps women navigate the menopause transition.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 19 at 1:00 pm EDT
Contentment: A Way to True Happiness #613
Jungian Psychologist, lecturer and author, Jerry M. Ruhl discusses a path to happiness.
- KET2 Wednesday, March 26 at 1:00 pm EDT
Empowering Youth to Save The Planet #614
Gary Dunham, a retired marketing and design executive, is leading a crusade against climate change.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 2 at 1:00 pm EDT
Coping with War Trauma #615
Retired Marine Captain Katariina Fagering is author of The Art and Soul of Dancing Barefoot.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 9 at 1:00 pm EDT
Sugar Free Schools: The Link Between Nutrition and Success #401
Author and consultant Dr. Yvonne Sanders-Butler discusses the link between proper nutrition and academic success.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 16 at 1:00 pm EDT
Moral Intelligence #402
John Bradshaw has been described as America's leading personal growth expert. He's a philosopher, a counselor, a theologian, TV personality,and most importantly, a teacher. He discusses his newest book, Reclaiming Virtue, the definition of virtue and how to live life with moral intelligence.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 23 at 1:00 pm EDT
How to Get Kids Into the Right College #403
An educational consultant and a mother herself, Dr. Beth Dennard tries to match the right colleges with the right student. She also helps students prepare their applications for college admissions and scholarships. Dennard discusses what you need to know to select the right school based on the student's personality and needs.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 30 at 1:00 pm EDT
Dealing with Crisis #404
Herb Agan is a youth psychologist, a family therapist, and a university professor at the University of Houston. As a social psychiatrist and teacher, he explores the world of cultural and gender psychology. Agan discusses ways to effectively deal with and explore the inherent possibilities of change.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 7 at 1:00 pm EDT
Brain Fitness #405
Dr. John Byrne, chairman of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, uses his scientific expertise in neurobiology to discuss ways to keep your mind sharp with simple mental tests for everyday activities. Byrne's practical suggestions can stimulate brain fitness in your everyday life.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 14 at 1:00 pm EDT
Unhealthy Truth: How Food Makes Us Sick #406
Author Robyn O'Brien discusses her latest book, The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food is Making us Sick-And What We Can Do About It. She shares how you can improve your family's health with essential nutritional knowledge and smarter food choices.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 21 at 1:00 pm EDT
Know Your Consumer Rights #407
Dr. Myron Bernstein earns a living as a podiatrist, but he became a consumer advocate and author out of frustration. In his book, Have You Been Royally Screwed?, he teaches how you can become a better consumer advocate and stand up for your rights.
- KET2 Wednesday, May 28 at 1:00 pm EDT
The Art of Intimacy #408
Michele Lees teaches how to achieve intimacy within our interpersonal relationships. A dancer before pursuing her career as a psychotherapist, she understands the mind/body connection,and that fulfilling your hearts desires means daily practice to strengthen and stretch our capacities for self-awareness.
- KET2 Wednesday, June 4 at 1:00 pm EDT
Planning Your Retirement #409
An elder care law attorney for over 30 years, Colleen Campbell Root works to help retirees maintain their independence, life choices, comfort, and quality of care. Root gives advice on how to implement plans that conserve financial resources, access and preserve public benefits, and, when appropriate, determine destinies through estate planning, wills, trusts, and legal tips.
- KET2 Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
What a Body Knows: The Wisdom in Desire #410
Dr. Kimerer LaMothe believes many of our social problems are related to our lack of self knowledge. Her latest book, What a Body Knows: Finding Wisdom in Desire, explores the healing wisdom in the movements of our desires for food, sex, and spirit. Dr. LaMothe shares what our desire for these things can teach us about ourselves.
- KET2 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationships: Understanding Toltec Wisdom, Love, and the Art of Relationships #411
Spiritualist, former surgeon, and author Don Miguel Ruiz explains his philosophies about love based on his book, The Mastery of Love, and the profound effect Toltec teachings can have on our lives.
- KET2 Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
Money and Spirituality: Understanding Abundance #412
John Demartini, a doctor of chiropractic, gave up his practice to become a philosopher, teacher, and an author. He discusses lessons from one of his books, How to Make a Hell of a Profit and Still Get to Heaven.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
The Greatest Poems of All Times and What They Can Teach Us #413
An award winning poet and novelist, Dr. Chitra Divakaruni writes for adults and children. Her books have been translated into 20 languages, and The Mistress of Spices and Sister of My Heart have been made into films. She discusses the lessons we can learn from poetry.
- KET2 Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
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