Newport, (PressExposure) April 02, 2009 -- Jump start your life to make your dreams come true with words of wisdom from Patricia Raskin and her line up of guests throughout April on her award-winning Positive Livingâ¢ talk show heard Sundays from noon to 2 p.m. on 630 WPRO, 99.7 FM and streamed live on http://www.630wpro.com, and on Mondays from 2 to 3 p.m. (ET) on http://www.voiceamerica.com
âWe all need a boost of inspiration and expert advise to spring into action this year during these tough economic times,â said Raskin, who is the nationâs guru of positive thinking and lifestyle talk radio. âMy guests will do just that this month! From career transition specialists, to fashion experts, and professional coaches and health and wellness authorities, this monthâs guests will truly motivate and inspire and help make your dreams come true.â
Raskin has dedicated her lifeâs work to positive media messaging throughout her 25 year broadcast career on television, radio, and on the Internet. âI am delighted that the mass media is finally getting the message that people want and need to share positive news stories to learn from one another in order to embrace the goodness life offers and the importance of kindness and compassion toward our fellow human being,â she added, referring to NBCâs recent report of its viewers overwhelming response to its request for positive life stories. âWelcome aboard to my world!â
Raskin encourages the public to continue sending in their stories of hope, inspiration, and kindness to her website, http://www.patriciaraskin.com, and looks forward to speaking to many of those who share their stories with her over the airwaves.
For further information about Raskin and her Positive Livingâ¢ programs, log onto http://www.patriciaraskin.com.
The April line up of guests follows: Sundays â noon to 2 p.m. (ET) 630 WPRO, 99.7 FM and http://www.630wpro.com
SUNDAY, APRIL 5 MICHAEL STEIN, professor of medicine at Brown University Medical School and a sought-after international authority on substance abuse, and the author of âTHE ADDICT: One Patient, One Doctor, One Yearâ discusses his year-long treatment of a young woman addicted to narcotic painkillers. THE ADDICT takes us into the heart of this epidemic and into the minds of a compassionate doctor and the addict caught up in the grip of this crippling disease.
EVANA MAGGIORE, IMMIE award-winning image consultant, color analyst, and author of âFashion Feng Shui: The Power of Dressing with Intention,â will help listeners uncover the essence of who they are and translate that into what they wear â their personal style â to help build confidence and clarity in life.â
M.J. RYAN, author of several bestselling books will discuss her book âAttitudes of Gratitude, 10th Anniversary Edition,â and how gratitude creates happiness. Ryan will also share her top 10 gratitude practices and the results of her current research which bolsters her original thinking that people who practice gratitude on a daily basis are - by and large - happier, healthier, and more effective in the world.
Richard R. Charest, President and CEO of Landmark Medical Center. Listen to our discussion about this fabulous full-service hospital and the assortment of programs and services it provides â all delivered with the highest quality standards and integrity, and by compassionate healthcare experts.
SUNDAY, APRIL 12 DR. JUDITH ORLOFF, MD and a national bestselling author, returns to the show with her new book, âEMOTIONAL FREEDOM: Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life.â Dr. Orloff tells listeners how to identify the most powerful negative emotions such as depression, anger, worry, and fear, and teaches us how to transform them into hope, and compassion, giving us action steps to cope with emotional vampires, disappointments, and rejection.
LISA TENER, an established book and writing coach; published author, and public speaker, who serves as a faculty member in the continuing education department of the Harvard Medical School, will give advice on developing a book proposal and getting published, to finding oneâs creative voice, prioritizing projects, promoting oneâs work, and setting clear goals. Lisa will focus on her five step system for inspiration and success for writers and artists.
HILLARY BLACK, editor of âThe Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships,â will discuss this anthology of original essays by bestselling and award-winning women writers who explore the fraught and powerful connection between love and money. She will discuss revelations by women on the very delicate nature of love and money. Black was founding editor of MORE Magazine and the former editor-in-chief of TANGO Magazine.
ROBIN STERN, Ph.D, is a nationally recognized personal empowerment expert, author and psychotherapist. Robin has helped thousands of people develop their emotional intelligence to make their dreams come true. Robin's latest book is, "The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life."
SUNDAY, APRIL 19 JERRY JAMPOLSKY, M.D, AND DIANE CIRINCIONE Best-selling author and psychiatrist, Dr. Jerry Jampolsky has been fostering spiritual transformation since the publication of his groundbreaking transpersonal classic âLove is Letting Go of Fearâ more than 25 years ago. Dr. Jampolsky and his wife, Diane Cirincione, a doctor in the field of psychology, have been helping people heal their hearts and minds for over thirty years. They will discuss the power of unconditional love and forgiveness as ways of getting rid of emotional blocks.
CAROL ANN BOWE is a Reiki Master/Teacher and Holisic Life Coach certified in color therapy, acutonics and is a provider of the Listening ProgramÂ®, as well as a member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals & the International Society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM). The author of âEVERDAY ENERGYâ, Carol Ann will provide steps for a personalized subtle energy action plan that includes color and music therapy, flower essences, aromatherapy and movement.
JUDITH WRIGHT is hailed as a fearless educator, world-class coach, lifestyles expert, inspirational speaker, best-selling author, and corporate consultant. She will discuss her book, âThe Soft Addiction Solution: Break free of the Seemingly Harmless Habits That Keep You from the Life You Wantâ and her latest book, âThe One Decision.â Listeners will learn what a fulfilling life of MORE really is, and how making the decision to live a life of MORE changes what we do, how we think, and what we feel.
TIFFANY MASTERS, a world-renowned intuitive counselor with the extraordinary gift of a medium and clairvoyant. She will answer your questions about your most intimate concerns, challenges, hopes and dreams and will help you re-frame your thinking and re-direct your energies to live happier, healthier lives in the here and now.
SUNDAY, APRIL 26 HARRY PAUL AND ROSS RECK, PH.D., co-authors of âINSTANT TURNAROUND!:Getting People Excited About Coming To Work and Working Hard,â will discuss how managers at all levels can quickly and effectively bring hope back to the workplace and make it a destination that's enjoyable, productive, and fulfilling by tapping into the discretionary effort of employees, especially in today's tough economy.
BARBARA BIZIOU, nationally recognized ritual expert, and author of "The Joy of Ritual: Spiritual Recipes to Celebrate Milestones, Ease Transitions and Make Every Day Sacred," will teach us how to do spring cleaning of our environment to bring in more creativity, focus and joy.
TARA CRAWFORD ROTH, CEC, certified Intuitive Business Coach and lifelong intuitive with over 20 years of executive management experience in a variety of multinational organizations, will discuss how to unlock and access your unique intuitive qualities, and will teach us ways in which your intuition communicates internally, and how to create a strategic plan for effortless success.
MARY LOUISE FAZZANO, President of Giving Focus LLCÂ®, a career advisory firm serving individuals in transition and those seeking career advancement, will share her expertise and practical approach to managing personal and professional change and answer questions on best practices on searching for jobs, resume writing, and give tips on presentation skills.
Mondays, 2 to 3 p.m. (ET) http://www.VOICEAMERICA.com
Monday, April 6 BILL IRWIN with his seeing-eye dog Orient, is the only blind person to have completed the 2,168 mile trek across the Appalachian Trail. His bestselling book, âBlind Courageâ now in its eleventh edition, is the topic of the discussion about his journey and how he has spent his life overcoming the odds.
MONDAY, APRIL 13 ALICIA MARIE, Certified Business Coach: PCC, and the owner of Profit Consulting Co., Inc., a business education company, will discuss how she helps clients tackle the business challenges they face and maintain healthy lifestyles.She has coached managers, business owners and sales people on how to build a business (and life) truly worth having. Marie is also the author and a coach for Healthy Solutions TM, a 25-week phone program designed to create balanced, healthy lifestyles.
MONDAY, APRIL 20 SHARON M. JONES, a motivational speaker and parenting educator who works with families dealing with abuse and emotional trauma shares her story of being separated at birth from her mother, how she finds the truth about her family and her past, and how she grew from a timid girl who lacked self-esteem, to a wise yet humble woman with a forgiving heart and quiet strength. Her personal story is found in her new book, âShe Found it in the Clouds.â
MONDAY, APRIL 27 GAIL OâGRADY, lead actress and JACK GROSSBART, executive producer, will discuss âLiving Out Loud,â a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, May 2 (9/8c). ). Three-time EmmyÂ® nominee Gail OâGrady (âDesperate Housewives,â âAmerican Dreamsâ) stars in the family drama about a shocking change in a womanâs life who inspires those around her to reconsider whatâs really important to them and reminds us that itâs never too late to live a life without fear or regrets.
About Patricia Raskin, M.Ed. Patricia Raskin, M.Ed, is the producer and host of the award-winning Positive Livingâ¢ radio program, and owner of Raskin Resources Production, Inc. She is a media coach and sought-after motivational speaker with headquarters in Newport, RI. Patricia is the author of Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living, and Success, Your Dream and You. As the founder and passion behind positive media programs for the past 25 years, she has hosted and produced television programs on FOX and PBS affiliates, and on the radio on WTKF and the NPR affiliate Public Radio East in North Carolina. Currently she hosts and produces internationally acclaimed on-air, online and on demand radio talk shows. Famous for their prestigious and national line up of guests, Patriciaâs Positive Livingâ¢ programs can be heard on voiceamerica.com and on Southern New Englandâs leading radio station, 630 WPRO-AM and 99.7 FM and around the world at 630wpro.com. For more information, log onto patriciaraskin.com.