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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.
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
Author, counselor, theologian and lecturer John Bradshaw discusses the definition of virtue.
- KET2 Wednesday, April 23 at 1:00 pm EDT
How to Get Kids Into the Right College #403
Educational Advisor Beth Dennard discusses what you need to know to select the right school.
- 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 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 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 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 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 at 1:00 pm EDT
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