Take Charge of Your Life

Mondays, 6:30-7:00pm

Each week, marriage and family therapist Eleanor Bobrow invites you to take charge of your life with guests discussing a variety of topics including health, relationships, wellness, and more. The theme of this program is that so many events in life happen to us over which we have no control. Our only control is our response to life’s situations. It is said that 90% of life’s events happen to us and 10% is what we make happen.

Rabbi Daniel Cohen on Take Charge of Your Life

May 25, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Rabbi Daniel Cohen, author of What Will They Say about You When You Are Gone: Creating a Life of Legacy.

Rabbi Cohen shares a seven-step process for reverse engineering your life to create a life we can be proud of.  This includes random acts of kindness and other actions that are in the Rabbi's tool box.

(Original air-date: 5/15/2017)

Successful Aging on Take Charge of Your Life

May 18, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow and her guests talk about successful aging. Guests include Dr. Augello, of Dr. Augello's Health and Body Makeover; Valerie Stumer-Heller, Marketing Director of Moravian Village/Market Street Cottages; and Steve Boyle, Director of Advertising with the Morning Call. 

The Morning Call, in cooperation with sponsors, Coordinated Health and High Mark, is presenting an entertaining and educational event on Saturday, June 17 at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m..

(Original air-date: 5/8/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow's speaks with guest Oren Liebermann, a CNN international correspondent who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2014 in a local clinic in Nepal.

He now works with the American Diabetes Association to promote safe travel for others with the disease.

(Original air-date: 5/1/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow examines gambling addictions with her guest Dr. Paula Sanchez, Ph.D

Dr. Sanchez holds a Master's Degree in Counseling from Lehigh University and a Ph.D in Counselor Education and Supervision from Walden University Minnesota.

(Original air-date: 5/1/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guests from The Lodge, a living community that supports adults with mental illness in Northampton County.

Ian Panyko, director of The Lodge, and two of its residents join Eleanor for this week's show.

(Original air-date: 4/17/17)

The Freedom Seder on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 6, 2017

In this web exclusive, host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Emily August from the National Museum of American Jewish History. Emily, the director of public programs, discusses the history of the museum's Freedom Seder.

The Freedom Seder combines celebrations for Passover with celebrations for universal freedoms.

This edition of Take Charge of Your Life focuses on weight loss struggles. Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD., who believes she has a doable program that helps people struggling to lose weight and combat emotional eating.

Dr. Rovenia Brock is an award-winning health journalist and author of a new book, Lose Your Final 15: Dr. Ro's Plan to Eat 15 Servings a Day and Lose 15 lbs. at a Time. 

(Original air-date: 3/20/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Shonda Moralis, a licensed psychotherapist, in private practice specializing in stress-related disorders and mindfulness-based therapy.

She writes a psychology today blog called Breathe, Mama, Breathe, where she draws from her experiences as a mother of two. Moralis has developed and taught mindfulness courses for children, parents, teachers and students.

(Original air-date: 3/27/17)

Elder Scams on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 17, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses research that indicates older people are more likely to be victims of certain scams such as identity theft and financial exploitation.

Joining her is David P. Shallcross, Elder Abuse Unit Leader, of the Office of the Attorney General. He explains the types of crimes targeting seniors and presents valuable steps to help prevent such crimes. 

(Original air-date: 3/13/17)

'The Bridal Chair' on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 10, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes best-selling author Gloria Goldreich to dicuss her latest book, The Bridal Chair.

Goldreich's book is a coming-of- age tale that chronicles the life of Ida Chagall, the forgotten woman behind the famous modernist painter, Marc Chagall. 

(Original air-date: 2/27/17)

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