Chicken Soup For The Soul: Laughter Is The Best Medicine

 

In the Moments with Marianne book club Chicken Soup For The Soul: Laughter Is The Best Medicine by Amy Newmark!

Do you need some levity to help with the ups and downs of life?  Chicken Soup For The Soul‘s latest book Laughter Is The Best Medicine: 101 Feel Good Stories, gives readers an easy way to gain a laugh with short real-life stories.  This is Chicken Soup for the Soul’s first-ever humor collection, and a perfect read for everyone!

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Good Talk

In the Moments with Marianne book club Good Talk: How to Design Conversations That Matter by Daniel Stillman!

Do you know what it takes to develop dialogue that really matters?  Good Talk by Daniel Stillman explains how to view the conversations you have, and how to structure a conversation that brings greater engagement and connection, regardless if you’re speaking to a single person or engaged in a large group settings.  Our lives are developed based on the skill level of communication we have with others.  So it’s important to develop impactful conversation by choice, not chance.  Filled with tips, tools and easy to follow instructions, Good Talk is the perfect read for orators, professionals and people of all skillset.

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The Paradise Table

In the Moments with Marianne book club The Paradise Table: a Kate Grace Mystery by Maryann Ridini Spencer 

Maryann Ridini Spencer follows up with her award-winning novel Lady in the Window with another enticing and empowering page-turner. The Paradise Table, with its touches of divine inspiration, demonstrates how out of heartbreak and loss, and with the love of ohana (friends and family), we can find hope, healing, and understanding.

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On My Watch: A Memoir by Virginia Buckingham

In the Moments with Marianne book club On My Watch by Virginia Buckingham.

What if you were publicly blamed for the 9/11 attacks? Virginia shares her story as head of Boston’s Logan International Airport during September 11th, and finds herself in the middle of a media and political storm as she is publicly blamed for the terrorist attacks. This heartbreaking story, shares the trauma, and struggle as Virginia is blamed for the unimaginable that occurred on her watch, and how she moves forward with faith as she creates a new life.

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The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

Moments with Marianne book club pick for June is The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi!  This remarkable novel that will transport you to another place and time. A beautifully crafted and intoxicating read, The Henna Artist is filled with color, tradition, and bravery, as 30-year old henna artist Lakshmi Shastri sets out on her own to redefine her life and pursue her dreams.  At the pinnacle of her career, Lakshmi’s past soon comes to haunt her, but is everything really what it seems?

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Psychic Yoga with Shannon Yrizarry
Saturday, July 11th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Shannon Yrizarry has taught metaphysical subjects since 2013 including the deeply esoteric lineage of kundalini yoga. She has worked as a healer, clairvoyant and card reader and been featured as a dream interpreter on Viceland’s Nuts + Bolts show as well as for Mercedes Benz and Refinery29. She has read Tarot for The Zoe Report, done readings for stars and aims to bring the empowering wisdom of astrology mainstream. https://www.shannonyrizarry.com

I'm Still With You with Sherri Dillard
Saturday, July 11th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Sherrie Dillard has been a professional psychic, medium, and therapist for over thirty years and has given over 50,000 readings worldwide. She taught intuition development at Duke University Continuing Studies and has led workshops and classes internationally. Sherrie has been featured on radio and television for her work as a psychic detective. Additionally, she holds a Master of Divinity degree in New Thought pastoral counseling. www.SherrieDillard.com 

There Universe is Talking to You with Tammy Mastroberte
Friday, July 10th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Tammy Mastroberte is the founder of Elevated Existence LLC and the publisher of the Clarion and Folio Award–winning Elevated Existence Magazine. She regularly hosts online and in-person workshops and releases weekly YouTube videos teaching a range of body, mind, spirit topics. Tammy was a featured expert in the films Dream Big and The Truth About Prosperityhttp://www.TammyMastroberte.com

Are You An Earth Angel? with Tanya Carroll Richardson
Friday, July 3rd at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Tanya Carroll Richardson is a self-improvement/spiritual author and professional intuitive. She has been writing about angels, and interviewing people about their encounters with angels, for over a decade and is a regular contributor to MindBodyGreen. www.tanyarichardson.com 

Past Lives with Pets with Shelley Kaehr, Ph.D.
Friday, July 3rd at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Shelley A. Kaehr is a past life regression practitioner in private practice for twenty years. Shelley received her PhD in Parapsychic Science from the American Institute of Holistic Theology, and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master Hypnotist, and Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming. Her work has been featured prominently in the media on programs such as William Shatner’s Weird or What.  http://www.PastLifeLady.com

Beyond Doubt with John Murphy
Saturday, June 27th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

John Murphy is the founder and CEO of Venture Management Consultants, Inc., a firm specializing in creating lean, high-performance work environments. As a business consultant, John has worked with some of the world’s leading organizations, including ADP, BMW, Chase, the Michigan State Senate, the CIA, and the US Navy. He is the author of more than nineteen books and has trained thousands of people from more than fifty countries. https://www.johnjmurphy.org/

The In Between by Jim Bruton
Friday, June 26th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Jim Bruton has lived a life many people dream of but few experience. As a little boy, he lived within an active imagination including a love for wildlife filming, international travel, science fiction and vintage aviation. In adulthood, he checked every one of those off his list with internationally recognized achievements, an Emmy for a National Geographic wildlife film, traveling to all seven continents, the Titanic, the North Pole and Mt. Everest, shrinking a satellite TV truck into a backpack and transmitting live video from places before impossible and building and flying historical reproduction aircraft from World War 1 and the early 1930s. http://www.jimbruton.com 

Good Talk with Daniel Stillman
Friday, June 26th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Daniel Stillman designs conversations for a living, and insists that you do, too. He works with organizations like Google, Nike and Visa to help them frame and sustain productive dialog, deepen their facilitation skills, and coach them through the innovation process. He also hosts The Conversation Factory podcast where he interviews leaders, changemakers and innovators on how they design the conversations in their work and lives.  https://theconversationfactory.com/goodtalk

Reconnecting With Your Estranged Adult Child with Tina Gilbertson
Saturday, June 20th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Tina Gilbertson is a psychotherapist and author, her work has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Glamour, Real Simple and Redbook. In 2019, Tina cofounded www.ReconnectionClub.com, offering education, community, and support to help estranged parents repair their relationships with their adult children.  www.TinaGilbertson.com 

On My Watch with Virginia Buckingham
Saturday, June 20th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Virginia Buckingham was the seventh of eight children born to blue-collar parents.  She was the first woman to serve as chief of staff to two consecutive Massachusetts governors and was subsequently the first woman appointed to head that state’s Port Authority, owner and operator of Logan International Airport. She has also worked as a deputy editorial page editor and columnist for the Boston Herald. In 2015, Buckingham was selected for the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a joint initiative of the presidential libraries of Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Lyndon Johnson. https://www.virginiabuckingham.com 

On Becoming a Healer with Saul J. Weiner, MD
Friday, June 19th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Saul J. Weiner, MD is a professor of medicine, pediatrics, and medical education at the University of Illinois at Chicago,  the deputy director of the Veterans Health Administration’s Center of Innovation for  Complex Chronic Healthcare, and the cofounder of the Institute for Practice and Provider Performance Improvement (I3PI). He is the coauthor of Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care.

Friday, June 19th at 8pm EST/5pm PST
Why Worry? with Kathryn Tristan

Kathryn Tristan is a Research Scientist and Assistant Professor of Medicine on the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine. She studies our biological immune system and its diseases. She also is interested in the “psychological immune system” that represents our constellation of thoughts and feelings meant to protect us. www.whyworrybook.com

“What’s my number?” With Dr. Laurel Mellin
Saturday, June 13th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Dr. Laurel Mellin is the founder of Emotional Brain Training (EBT), a neuroscience-based solution to stress. She is a health psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Mellin is a New York Times bestselling author/researcher, speaker and clinical trainer. EBT is the only method that maps the emotional brain; the seat of health, happiness, spirituality, relationships and productivity in a structured way that empowers people to self-direct their own emotional health and well-being. https://www.ebtconnect.net 

Neurodharma with Rick Hanson, PhD
Saturday, June 13th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books have been published in 29 languages and include Neurodharma, Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture – with 900,000 copies in English alone. https://www.rickhanson.net  

Over My Shoulder with Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson
Friday, June 12th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

A survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson is a wife and mother of four, a national spokesperson for bone and tissue donation, and an inspirational speaker. Her story includes turbulent teenage years marred by the sudden deaths of several friends, a quick slide into a deep depression, her own suicidal ideation, and the life-altering experience of sustaining serious injuries during the Columbine shooting. Kacey shares details and insight into the devastating effects of depression, physical trauma, PTSD, and fear. Her ultimate choice to “survive to thrive” has led to important healing. https://kaceyruegseggerjohnson.com

What Do We Say? A Discussion on Racism in America with Herman Williams, M.D.
Thursday, June 11th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Recently, Dr. Williams wrote an article What Do I say, How Do I Say It?  on LinkedIn that has inspired this discussion.  During this time of great transition, there are many of us who just don’t know the right words to say.  Dr. Williams shares his experience of being saved by a man when he had a heart attack in an airport, and the words we can share moving forward.

Herman Williams, MD is the Managing Director of the BDO Nashville Healthcare Advisory Practice and is a leader in the BDO Institute for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation. He has extensive experience as a senior hospital executive with healthcare expertise that includes the management and operations of large and small-scale, national clinics and hospitals. His successful leadership has resulted in achieving the highest and safest levels of quality inpatient and outpatient care. http://clearlivingthelife.com

Essential Oils For Beginners with Kac Young PhD
Saturday, June 6th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Kac Young has been a producer, writer and director in the Hollywood television industry for over 25 years. Kac has also earned a PhD in Natural Health and a Doctorate in Naturopathy. She completed 36 courses in nutrition from Baylor University. Clients come to her for advice on health, nutrition and spiritual well being. Her third Doctorate degree is in Clinical Hypnotherapy where she helps people manage weight, stop smoking, modify behavior, reduce stress,  past-life regression, and manage phobias. www.kacyoung.com 

Happy Money with Ken Honda
Friday, June 5th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Money and happiness expert Ken Honda is a best-selling self-development author in Japan, with book sales surpassing seven million copies since 2001. Ken studied law at Waseda University in Tokyo and entered the Japanese workforce as a business consultant and investor. Ken’s financial expertise comes from owning and managing several businesses, including an accounting company, a management consulting firm, and a venture capital corporation. His writings bridge the topics of finance and self-help, focusing on creating and generating personal wealth and happiness through deeper self-honesty. Ken is the first person from Japan to be voted into the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of personal and professional development leaders. www.KenHonda.com  

Navigating Difficult Times with Good Humor
Saturday, May 30th at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Amy Newmark is the bestselling author, editor-in-chief, and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. Since 2008, she has published 133 new books, most of them national bestsellers in the U.S. and Canada, more than doubling the number of Chicken Soup for the Soul titles in print today. She is also the author of Simply Happy, a crash course in Chicken Soup for the Soul advice and wisdom that is filled with easy-to-implement, practical tips for having a better life.  http://www.chickensoup.com

Sound Healing with Dr Patrick Porter
Saturday, May 30th at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST

Dr. Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., is an award-winning author and speaker who has devoted his career to neuroscience and brainwave entrainment. As the creator of BrainTap Technology™, Porter has emerged as a leader in the digital health and wellness field. BrainTap’s digital tools and mind development apps use Creative Visualization and Relaxation, a biohacking technique that has made tremendous advances in helping mental, physical, and emotional health issues. BrainTap has been praised for helping people relieve symptoms associated with stress, insomnia, pain, and much more. https://braintap.com 

Bringing Death to Life with Dr. Mary Helen Hensley
Friday, May 29th at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST

Dr. Mary Helen Hensley is a metaphysical healer, chiropractor and international inspirational speaker. She has authored numerous books including Promised by Heaven, The Chakra Fairies, The Pocket Coach and she co-authored the recent number one best-seller, Bringing Death To Life. She lives and creates in Ireland with her two daughters, Jemma Skye and Jada Pacifica.  https://www.maryhelenhensley.com 

The Henna Artist with Alka Joshi
Saturday, May 23rd at 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Alka Joshi is a graduate of Stanford University and received her M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts. She has worked as an advertising copywriter, a marketing consultant, and an illustrator. Alka was born in India, in the state of Rajasthan. Her family came to the United States when she was nine, and she now lives on California’s Monterey Peninsula with her husband and two misbehaving pups. The Henna Artist is her first novel. https://thehennaartist.com 

Wink with Rob Harrell
Saturday, May 23rd at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST

Rob Harrell created the Life of Zarf series, the graphic novel Monster on the Hill, and also writes and draws the long-running daily comic strip Adam@Home, which appears in more than 140 papers worldwide. He created and drew the internationally syndicated comic strip Big Top until 2007. He lives with his wife in Indiana. You can find Rob online at www.robharrell.com

Whole Body Healing with Emily Francis
Friday, May 22nd at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST

Emily Francis is the host of the weekly radio show on Healthy Life Radio titled All About Healing. A graduate of clinical and neuromuscular massage therapy, Emily went on to the Dr. Vodder School to specialize in manual lymphatic drainage and combined decongestive therapy MLD/CDT. She has completed the Upledger Cranio Sacral Therapy 1 & 2, yoga teacher training in Sivananda Yoga, and she’s certified in advanced TMJ training. Emily is a certified pediatric massage therapist, a Usui and Karuna Ki Reiki master, and has a master’s degree in physical education/human performance concentration. https://www.emilyafrancisbooks.com

The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility with Heather Grzych
Saturday, May 16th at 8pm EST/5pm PST

Heather Grzych is the author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility. A board-certified Ayurvedic practitioner, she bridges the worlds of conventional and alternative medicine to help women and men heal their physical and emotional lives. Heather is on the board of directors for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and has consulted with doctors, governments, and insurance companies.  http://heathergrzych.com