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.

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 8, 2018

This weeks' show featured the story of a remarkable gentleman - Mace Bugen, a 43-inch achondroplastic dwarf - figured out early in life how to make the world aware of his formidable presence. Eleanor Bobrow's guest was Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer who wrote "The Little Gate Crasher," a larger than life biography about her Great Uncle Mace, who overcame all obstacles standing in his way of success despite his disability.

Special Olympics on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 8, 2018

Host Eleanor Bobrow interviews guests about the Special Olympics Annual Swimming event, which will be held in Bethlehem on Saturday, May 19. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face.

Mental health awareness on Take Charge of Your Life

Feb 22, 2018

Angela Lender from Recovery Partnership joins Eleanor Bobrow to discuss mental health awareness and the resources that are available in the Lehigh Valley. 

Recovery Partnership is a peer-run, non-profit organization that has an array of mental health services for adults. Its mission is to promote individual recovery and strengthen communities.

(Original air-date: 02/12/18)

Eleanor Bobrow talks about Reiki, a therapy that's possible to receive without being present in the therapist's room or office. Her guest is Renee Arledge, a certified Aroma Freedom Technique practitioner, Reiki practitioner, transition specialist, and owner of Reiki for Transitions.

Arledge discusses how to have a mindset that's open to receiving the energy that Reiki offers.(Original air-date: 01/29/2018) 

Coping with Diabetes on Take Charge of Your Life

Feb 1, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow talks about diabetes, not from a medical point of view but how do those who have diabetes cope with it.

Eleanor's guest this evening is Debra Griffie who is a certified Food, Families Health educator at Penn State Extension. Debra focuses on a program called Dining with Diabetes, a nationally accredited community-based education program offered by Penn State Extension. Eleanor and Debra discuss living with diabetes in the most effective way

(Original air-date: 1/22/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Michael Taras to speak about a fairly new concept -- Holistic Dentistry. Dr. Taras discusses what Holistic Dentistry is, how it differs from general dentistry, and how it can help us take charge of our lives.

(Original air-date:1/15/2018)

Eat Well's Sharon Fraser on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 4, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow discusses eating during the holiday season and the enormous temptation from food that abounds at this time of year.

Her guest is Sharon Fraser, a Certified Health and Transformation Coach and a Diabetic Solution Coach. Fraser has devoted herself to her company, Eat Well, which counsels individuals to eat well and stay well later.

(Original air-date: 12/25/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow focuses on how men relate to one another when they are out watching sports at the bar.  How does watching sports help them build a connection with one another?

Eleanor talks with Allentown author Andrew Daniels about his new book, "The Barstool Book of Sports-Stats, Stories, and Other Stuff for Drunken Debate." Daniels is a Lehigh University graduate, a digital editor, and a veteran of Men's Health magazine who has interviewed notable celebrities including Mike Tyson and Vanilla Ice.

(Original air-date: 12/18/2017)

Parenting expert Faith Collins joined Eleanor Bobrow to discuss the process of raising toddlers and preschoolers.

Young children's behavior can be overwhelming for parents, and Faith explained how to build a strong, loving relationship with your children when they are uncooperative. (Original air-date: 11/20/17) 

Deborah L. Peters, Wealth Advisor ChFC, RICP, CDFA, joined Eleanor Bobrow to discuss how she utilizes education, communication, holistic planning and her faith-based values to help her clients plan for their future and pursue their financial goals.

She examined some of the emotional, legal and financial issues when a woman faces divorce.

(Original air-date: 10/30/17)

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