Lifestyle #2806

Unwanted Children

Ten children, all fostered, died in his arms. One of his own sons died. His other son was born with brittle bones. His days are spent caring for unwanted children. We’re about to meet the man who has one of the biggest heart you’ve ever seen. Our first guest is Mohamed Bzeek, a foster parent who takes in terminally ill children, often caring for them until they die. He was recently given the International Benevolence Award. Also joining us is actress, Adel René, from Showtime’s Twin Peaks. She will share her incredible story of caring for her brother when he was diagnosed with ALS. She’s an active volunteer with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and the Make a Film Foundation. Free Offer: The Healing Power of Love by Jerry D. Thomas Offer Code: HPOL-P-F-401 Offer Description: Jesus taught people that they had been given precious talents. His own life showed that every moment can influence eternity, that every moment is a treasure to be spent making someone’s life better and heaven more real.

Lifestyle #2805

Life, Love And Everything Else

Juggling marriage, career, and children takes great care and effort. Our guests today make it look easy. But is it really? We’ll find out when we talk about life, love and everything else with singer Debby Boone and actress Daphne Maxwell Reid.

Lifestyle #2803

Managing Ulcerative Colitis

It can come on gradually or suddenly. The symptoms can disappear, only to come back months or even years later. It can make you feel tired, nauseous. It can even be painful. I’m talking about ulcerative colitis, and 1.6 million Americans are affected by it. Our first guest, John York, has starred on General Hospital as Max Scorpio since 1991. He’s also had ulcerative colitis for over 44 years. Our expert guest joining him is Dr. Benedict Garrett. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine and is currently a member of the Providence St. Joseph Medical Center staff. Free Offer: Living with Ulcerative Colitis Offer Code: LWUC-T-F-401 Offer Description: Brochure from Crohns and Colitis Foundation of American Living with Ulcerative Colitis.

Lifestyle #2723

Faith, Family, Fatherhood

Country music artist Tracy Lawrence has had the kind of music career most people only dream about with more that 13 million albums sold, eight #1 Billboard hits and more than 40 singles on the charts.  But life always has its share of ups and downs. Today Tracy and his wife Becca share about career, managing marriage and parenting challenges including homeschooling their kids and how they keep family as a priority. Free Offer: Health & Healing Magazine: Enrich Your Marriage     Offer Code: ENRICH-M-F-401   Offer Description:  By the Wildwood Lifestyle Center Journal of Health & Healing editorial staff.  Articles include “Romantic Love That Lasts a Lifetime” and quiz: “Is Your Marriage in Trouble?”

Lifestyle #2720

Secrets To A Gold Medal Life

Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton is the most recognized male figure skating star in the world with over 70 titles and awards including four consecutive World Championships plus induction into the US Olympic and the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.  But even a top athlete like Scott had challenges, including cancer and brain tumors. In this episode, Scott shares how he overcame these challenges and other concepts from his new book Finish First: How Winning Changes Everything.   Free Offer: Balance Magazine: Super Foods That Fight Cancer     Offer Code: CANCER-M-F-401   Offer Description: Discover super foods that fight cancer—naturally! Learn 6 tips for fighting back when cancer strikes.

Lifestyle #2711

Pushing Past Limits

Imagine skiing down a slope, feeling the breeze against your face, smelling the pines and experiencing the adrenaline rush as you glide across the snow.  Now imagine that you are blind and doing this – sounds intimidating right?  Well the President of Extreme Mobility Sports Inc., Mr. Bradon Schwartz; and Mr. Alvin Chea from the multi-Grammy Winning vocal group Take 6; along blind Crossfit competitor Corey Reed; and Alyssa Hicks explain how rising to the challenge is a liberating and inspiring experience for those that are visually challenged.   Free Offer: “Responding to Life’s Challenges with Resilience and Strength” Offer Code: LIFE-T-F-401   Offer Description: Resilience doesn’t simply mean “bouncing back” from a trauma, loss, or disaster. It also means being proactive whenever possible and planning for or preventing such circumstances. CareNotes author Mary Kendrick Moore helps readers call upon the strengths and abilities needed to respond helpfully and hopefully to life’s challenges in sections titled: “Acknowledge your loss and fear,” “Believe in your ability to foster resilience,” “Exercise your brain,” and “Find support among those you trust.”

Lifestyle #2708

Epilepsy Explained

Greg Grunberg played a police detective with special powers on the TV series Heroes and was the best recon flier in the resistance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  But when his smart, athletic, and otherwise healthy 7-year-old son, Jake, was diagnosed with epilepsy 6 years ago he had to do some very different research to help him.  Greg shares what he has learned as a parent and is joined by Dr. Christianne Heck, Medical Director of USC’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center to help us understand a bit more about epilepsy.   Free Offer: 1.) Web article “What is Epilepsy?” and 2.) Epilepsy Foundation Recommendations articles   Offer Code: EPILEP-T-F-401   Offer Description: Web article on epilepsy plus information from the Epilepsy Foundation on Recommendations for Care of Adults with Epilepsy and Recommendations for Care of Children with Epilepsy

Lifestyle #2705

The Family That Creates Together

What makes for a strong and happy marriage?  Actors Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays keep renovating their relationship and home to anchor their nearly three decade long relationship.  They share their secrets for creating a tight family unit and strong marriage bond as well as tips to create a home that supports your family.   Free Offer: Mantras for Marriage by Mike & Gayle Tucker Offer Code: MANTRA-P-F-401   Offer Description: Mike and Gayle Tucker share the “mantras” or “slogans” that have become the guiding principle of successful marriages. Learn how to create a mantra that fits who you are as a couple and where you wish your relationship to be.

Lifestyle #2612

The Secret Killer (Aortic Dissection)

John Ritter’s sudden death from an aortic dissection shocked the nation.  He was beloved by many.  But today we’ll find out about the surprising legacy he left behind.  You probably know our guest today from movies like “The Mask” and “Robin Hood and Men in Tights,” as well as the TV show “Wings.”  But she was also the wife of John Ritter, and has begun a foundation to help raise awareness for the condition he died from years ago and knowing the difference between an aortic dissection and a heart attack which could save your life.  Joining us today is actress and activist Amy Yasbeck. Free Offer: “Ritter Rules” Offer Code: RITTER-T-F-401 Offer Description: Ritter Rules are life-saving reminders to recognize, treat and prevent thoracic aortic dissection, a deadly tear in the large artery that carries blood away from the heart article from

Lifestyle #2606

A Healthy Home

What if you could save money by making your home healthier and more environmentally friendly? Our guests are here to explain how to do just that.  Joining us today is an individual that has devoted himself to educating the public on the virtues of living a green and sustainable life, actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., with his wife Rachelle Carson-Begley (, and contractor Scott Harris of the Building Construction Group ( Free Offer: Web articles for tips on going green Offer Description: Web articles “Ed Begley, Jr.’s Tips for Going Green” and “10 Surprising Ways to Help the Planet” Offer Code: GOGRN-T-F-401

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