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.

Supersurvivors on Take Charge of Your Life

Aug 12, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow explores the fascinating subject of supersurvivors--individuals who, after experiencing  trauma, not only rebuild their lives, but also thrive and grow in ways never previously imagined.

Her guests are Dr. David B. Feldman, Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, and Lee Daniel Kravetz, a cancer survivor who holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Santa Clara University. Their latest book is  Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success.

(Original air-date 08/11/2014)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Neil Dicker, a retired dentist and avid cyclist, who is a stem cell recipient from the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. He has become an Ambassador for the Foundation, and, as a stem cell recipient, he wants to encourage people to know more about the Foundation and how the Foundation changed his life.

(original air-date 08/04/14)

From NJ to China: Educator Stephen Lawrence

Jul 24, 2014

Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow explores the difficulty in finding a stable career in education. Her guest is Stephen Lawrence who, at 30 years-old, recently began teaching abroad at an international school in Macau, China after spending 5 years in New Jersey school districts.

(Original air-date 7/21/2014)

Eleanor Bobrow speaks with two guests from the Da Vinci Science Center, Lin Erickson (Executive Director/CEO) and David Smith (Senior Director of Science & Strategic Initiatives), about how to inspire children in the Allentown school district to not only graduate but find careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

(Original air-date 7/14/2014)

Dr. Susan Silberstein on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 11, 2014

Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Dr. Susan Silberstein, PhD, the founder and President of BeatCancer.org. They discuss how to cope with and beat cancer through diet, life-style, and other immune-boosting approaches.

Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona on Take Charge of Your Life

Jun 25, 2014

Eleanor Bobrow discusses the power of the stories we tell ourselves. Her guest is  Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, author of Healing the Mind Through the Power of Story which discusses narrative psychology: that we can change whatever is negative by telling ourselves a positive story.

(Original air-date 6/23/2014)

Eleanor Bobrow discusses preparing your child for an unpredictable world. Her guest is Marcie Lightwood, a parenting educator and seasoned group facilitator. Marcie is the Schools Program Coordinator for the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, a social worker for the Trinity Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen, and provides parenting education for a number of human service organizations.


(Original air-date 6/16/2014)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Tyler Rogers, Executive Director of Safe Harbor in Easton. They will discuss where a person can turn when they suddenly find themselves jobless, homeless, or both.

(Original air-date 6/9/2014)

Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses getting your business idea off the ground with Carlton Raines, Chairman of Lehigh Valley Chapter 74 of SCORE, an organization dedicated to growing successful small businesses across America, one business at a time. (Original air-date 6-2-2014)

Brigid Marlin on Take Charge of Your Life

May 20, 2014

Marriage and Family Therapist Eleanor Bobrow talks with artist Brigid Marlin about her son Danny, who struggled with the symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome long before that term was coined. Marlin's latest book A Meaning for Danny: My Son with Asperger’s Syndrome details her fight to find hope and stability in dealing with her son’s challenges. (Original air-date 5/19/2014)