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.

Eleanor Bobrow talks with Jim Presto, co-chair of the Board of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes State Representative Steve Samuelson to discuss protecting seniors from fraud and scams.

Rep. Samuelson serves the 135th Legislative District (Northampton County) and is the Democratic Chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.

(Original air-date: 9/10/2018)

Christine Horner, MD, FACS, is a nationally-known surgeon, a best-selling author, and professional speaker. She joins Eleanor Bobrow on this program to discuss how to develop 'Radiant Health, Ageless Beauty,' the topic of her most recent book.

Dr. Celina Belmarce Pina on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 6, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Celina Belmarce Pina, Psy.D, a clinician and author of 'Five Keys to Emotional Oneness' where she outlines a system for emotional transformation.

Dr. Pina discusses her clinical belief that negative life exposures, once exposed, are the direct link to our life’s successes. 

(Original air-date: 8/27/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow talks about how each of us has a story or many stories that matter. According to her guest, Linda Olson, author of 'Your Story Matters,' each of us has a story to tell and the world is waiting to hear it.

Olson is the founder and CEO of Wealth Through Stories, international speaker, and story expert.

(Original air-date: 8/20/2018)

Dr. Steven Weintraub on Take Charge of Your Life

Aug 28, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow discusses planning trips abroad. Her guest is Dr. Steven Weintraub , Professor of Mathematics at Lehigh University , who recently organized a Mathematics Conference in Shanghai, China. 

Eleanor and Dr. Weintraub explore Dr. Weintraub’s impressions of Chinese culture and economical and technical development. 

(Original air-date: 08/13/18)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Donald Miles to discuss our national parks and the threats they face in the current political climate. Listeners may recognize Don's voice as one of WDIY's local hosts for All Things Considered on Fridays.

Don is also a semi-retired land use and environmental law attorney as well as being very active in the Sierra Club at the local, state, and national level.

(Original air-date: 08/06/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow takes a look at the common interest in better health through exercise and healthy eating. Her guest is Denice Ferko-Adams, a licensed dietitian nutritionist with a Master of Science in public health.

Denice was the first program manager for Health Starts in the Kitchen at Cedar Crest College, a unique grant-based initiative to provide nutrition education and cooking skills to the community. She is also the recipient for The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (PAND) top award: 2018 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year.

(Original air-date: 07/16/18)

Dani Klein Modisett and host Eleanor Bobrow discuss how a loving and long-term marital relationship can be created through humor and comedy.

Modisett is a comedian and actress turned author of AfterBirth: Stories You Won't Read in a Parenting Magazine and Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules of Comedy.  The latter book describes how to utilize humor, comedy, and laughter to create a loving long-term marital relationship.  

(Original air-date: 07/09/2018)

Dr. Ken Redcross on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 19, 2018

Host Eleanor Bobrow takes a look at one of the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the United States; Lyme disease and how with the warmer weather, health officials are expecting the worst tick season ever. Her guest is Dr. Ken Redcross, a board-certified internal medicine physician and founder of one of the first full-service concierges, personalized medical practices in the United States.(Original air-date: 07/02/18)