Take Charge of Your Life

Mondays, 6:30-7:00pm

Make a Mark for Mark on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 2, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Maggie Jugon, 17 year old senior at Palmyra High School and co-founder of Make a Mark for Mark (MMM), an organization whose mission is to provide information and resources on mental health, the causes and signs of depression and suicide, and how to get help. Established in honor of the recent suicide of fellow classmate, Mark K., who took his life this past December, the Make a Mark for Mark fund will be holding a Mental Health Fair on May 18 from 4PM to 7PM to help educate others on the stigma associated with depression and suicide.

Dr. Rick Boulay on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 25, 2014


Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Rick Boulay a Gynecological Oncologist and passionate cancer survivorship advocate. We will talk about how he learned from his patients and the diagnosis of his own wife. He has developed a unique skill of utilizing the arts and has recorded three therapeutic CD's. On Friday, April 4, he will present Being Alive: Songs and Lessons from the Journey through Cancer at the Allentown Miller Symphony Hall. (Original air-date March 24, 2014).

Dr. Judith Orloff on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 24, 2014


Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Judith Orloff, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and author of New York Times best-seller Emotional Freedom, to the program to discuss her latest work The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Surprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life.  Learn how surrendering can make us more powerful when done at the right time and in the right way. (Original air-date March 17,2014).


Bhava Ram on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 11, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Brad Willis, aka Bhava Ram, a former NBC news war correspondent who reported from the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America and beyond.  He is the recipient of the Alfred I. DuPont Award, considered the broadcasting equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, for Inside Afghanistan during the Soviet Occupation. (Original air-date March 10, 2014).   

Helping Youth Reach Their Potential on Take Charge

Mar 1, 2014


Host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Terrie Suica-Reed, CEO and founder of Phase 4 Learning Center.  Suica-Reed discusses her organization's work, helping young people between grades 6 through 12 achieve their potential by raising their confidence and motivating them to lead successful lives. (Original air-date February 24, 2014).

Adaptations Lehigh Valley on Take Charge

Feb 6, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Marsha Timmerman, founder of Adaptations Lehigh Valley, to the program. Adaptations Lehigh Valley is an organization for people in their 20's and 30's with learning disabilities, or for those who need support. The group offers a wide variety of opportunities, from social activities to ways to improve interpersonal skills. (Original air-date February 3, 2014).

The Generational Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 23, 2014

Program host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Joel Nathan Rosen, Associate Professor of Sociology at Moravian College and Moravian College students, Elijah Irving, a senior psychology major, and Justin Charles, a senior political science major, and try to understand how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s efforts not only impacted his generation but many generations thereafter. (Original air-date January 20, 2014). 

Author Anil Gupta on Take Charge

Jan 2, 2014

Tonight on Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Anil Gupta, speaker, life coach and author of Immediate Happiness. The book guides readers to the possibilities of a New Year filled with good health and physical, mental and spiritual growth. (Original air date Dec. 30, 2013.)

Elders' Elves on Take Charge

Dec 18, 2013

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Negar Jahanbin, owner and managing director of Synergy HomeCare. The program provides Elders’ Elves who shop, wrap, cook, and even decorate for local seniors who can’t deck the halls like they used to.  (Original air date December 16, 2013.)

Staying Healthy in a Sit-Down Environment

Dec 11, 2013

Tonight on Take Charge of Your Life, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Carmen Gerardi, Vice president of GUNA, Inc., a bio-pharmaceutical company based in Whitehall, and Rachel Jeffery, marketing representative at GUNA. Keeping fit in a sit-down environment can be difficult. Carmen and Rachel explain their innovative plan to motivate their staff to keep fit physically and thrive mentally to reach their working goal.  (Original air date December 9, 2013.)