Mindfulness for the Menopause

January 12, 2019




Dr. Clarissa Hughes is the CEO and founder of The Little Breathing Space and an accredited mindfulness coach & the author of The Mindful Menopause: The Secret to Balance, Vitality and Clarity Through the Change joins eHealth Radio and the Female Health & Health & Wellness Coaching Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Clarissa Hughes discuss the following:

  1. What’s the main message in your book?
  2. Why is mindfulness a particularly helpful approach for women going through the menopause?
  3. What if someone has no interest in meditation – can they still be mindful through the menopause?
  4. What has been the greatest gift of mindfulness practice in your own life?
  5. If you had to recommend a daily mindfulness habit that contributes to well-being, what would that be?

Dr Clarissa Hughes is the CEO and founder of The Little Breathing Space based in Göteborg, Sweden. She is the author of The Mindful Menopause: The Secret to Balance, Vitality, and Clarity Through the Change. She has a passion for working with busy business people through tailored mindfulness coaching to help them find their optimal stress levels and to be able to better navigate the demands of modern life skillfully. Her coaching empowers them to develop a higher capacity to feel clear-headed, confident and thriving in a life that reflects their purpose.

Clarissa has been a senior manager in some of the world’s largest multinationals in the UK and Asia-Pacific for over 28 years. She suffered a burnout due to stress and found her way back to a calmer, more connected life through mindfulness.

Clarissa is an accredited Breathworks Mindfulness practitioner, iRest Yoga Nidra teacher has experience and an academic background in human behavior.

She is a keynote speaker at leadership conferences, hosts the podcast ‘A Little Breathing Space’, a featured contributor to BizCatalyst360 magazine and regularly appears in articles, podcasts, and radio interviews internationally talking all things mindfulness.

Clarissa believes that mindfulness is more than daily meditation - it is a way of living with compassionate self-awareness so that we can truly thrive.




Website: www.thelittlebreathingspace.com

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The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

The Marriage Map: Navigating the Challenges and End Up Happy

September 20, 2018




Drs. Barbara and Michael Grossman have been teaching classes in “Falling in Love Forever” with your current partner for over 25 years joins eHealth Radio and the Marriage and Relationship Channels. These classes are held both in their Southern California medical office as well as online.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Drs. Barbara and Michael Grossman discuss the following:

  1. You've been teaching this marriage class for 20 years. What do you see are the difficulties in modern marriage?
  2. Explain what you mean when you say you have had three marriages with each other.
  3. What can we learn about a man / woman relationship from modern medical research?
  4. Marriage often becomes a power struggle for couples. How do you help them?
  5. What does it mean that we live in a masculinized society.
  6. What do you mean when you say, "you're never upset for the reason you think".
  7. You reference mythic stories in your book. How does the story of Perceval and the Holy Grail and Psyche and Eros relate to your perspective on marriage.
  8. Talk about your falling in love classes you teach on line.


Dr. Barbara Grossman’s background is in psychology and theology. She majored in philosophy and psychology at New York University, completed her Masters in Religion at Columbia University in 1975 and holds a PhD in theology and counseling from The Claremont School of Theology. She is licensed as an individual, marriage, and family therapist. Her training included pastoral counseling with ministers who were cross-training in individual psychotherapy and marriage and family counseling. In addition, she worked with psychologists and psychiatrists in a hospital and a group practice setting. For the past 30 years, Dr. Barbara has maintained a busy private practice.
Dr. Michael Grossman, has been a Board-certified family physician from 1976 to 2015, and now is a fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine since 2003. He has practiced since 1978 in nutritional and preventive medicine, He and has treated thousands of patients with an integrated holistic approach.  Dr. Michael has incorporated the latest technological advances into his practice of medicine, including bio-identicall hormone replacement since 2003 and autologous adipose stem cell therapy since 2014.  Dr. Michael is the author of The Vitality Connection: Ten Practical Ways to Optimize Health and Reverse the Aging Process and The Magic of Stem Cells: Activating Your Own Healing Power.  He teaches and lectures extensively on various topics of wellness, including meditation, nutrition, and reversing aging.




Website: www.themarriagemap.com

Opening Up on Couples Therapy

September 3, 2018




Lee Kraemer, Registered Psychotherapist with PRS Toronto that matches individuals and couples with therapists suited to their needs joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychotherapy Channels to discuss opening up on couples therapy.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Lee Kraemer discuss the following:

  1. What are some signs a couple should give couple's therapy a try?
  2. Is there a point in a relationship when therapy is not the answer, or that therapy is too late to initiate?
  3. What happens in a couples' therapy session? What should people expect?
  4. What are some techniques preferred  for couples' therapy
  5. How long does couples therapy take?
  6. When do you know whether you should stay together or separate?


Lee Kraemer is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) in Toronto and a member of the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT). Her specialty is working with relationships; a few sessions can improve communication and deepen your understanding of each other.



Websites: www.prstoronto.com | www.leekraemer.ca

Immigrant, Model, Harvard MBA grad and Founder of Shoptiques

July 11, 2018




Olga Vidisheva, Immigrant, Model, Harvard MBA grad and Founder of an online site that is allowing people to travel the world and visit 6,500 boutiques from the comfort of their homes joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development Channel.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Olga Vidisheva discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about how you managed to create the first online shopping site that also helps brick and mortar stores? This quite an accomplishment.
  2. This is great food for thought. When it comes to self-esteem, you seem to have it in spades! Tell us how you believe women everywhere can be happier and healthier by taking care of themselves. 
  3. So how does Shoptiques work? 
  4. Suppose a customer loves a boutique in Italy or somewhere far away. Can they actually visit the boutique when travelling?
  5. What tip can you send out to all young women out there who have a dream they want to follow?


Olga Vidisheva is the Founder and CEO of Shoptiques. Prior to starting
 Shoptiques, Olga attended Harvard Business School, worked at CHANEL and Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking in New York and modeled for a numerous fashion brands. Olga was the first single non-technical founder accepted into Y Combinator, from which she launched Shoptiques in the spring of 2012.




Website: www.shoptiques.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Shoptiques
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shoptiques

Beautiful Lips: From Lacking to Luscious

June 26, 2018




Dr. Deborah Sherman, Board-Certified Surgeon and Founder of Sherman Aesthetic Center in Nashville, Tennessee again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to educate us on how our lips can go from lacking to luscious.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Deborah Sherman discuss the following:

  1. Dr. Sherman tell us why  women care about their lips and the role lips play in making our faces attractive?
  2. Describe the normal aging changes of the face.  In particular, the changes to the lips that we all should look for.
  3. What is the best treatment for a less than perfect lip? Botox or filler?
  4. Many women fear the duck lip, how can you get natural results?
  5. How does one know which lip filler is right for them?


Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Sherman has been performing  cosmetic eyelid surgery and aesthetic injectable treatments for over twenty years. She is recognized as a top plastic surgeon for eyes and is often invited to teach her innovative approaches to her colleagues at national and international meetings. She has also been invited overseas to teach advanced cosmetic techniques to surgeons throughout Russia, Spain, Italy, Canada, Australian, Korea, and China.
Dr. Sherman received her specialty training by top surgeons associated with the Department of Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She further advanced her training in cosmetic surgery techniques during her oculoplastic fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. There, she studied under the direction of Richard K. Dortzbach MD, a former President of ASOPRS, American Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Oculofacial Plastic Surgery). She is currently a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Oculofacial Plastic Surgery) which requires completion of a clinical fellowship, original research, and written and oral Board Examinations.

Dr. Sherman has served as the Botox® national spokesperson for their “Lose Your 11” Campaign, during which she taught “beauty buzzmakers” in educational seminars in over thirty US cities. She has been a guest on multiple local and national television and radio shows and is often quoted in magazines including: People, Allure, Marie Claire, Redbook, Shape, and Self. Dr Sherman has written articles on periorbital anatomy that have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

With over 20 years of training physicians in aesthetic techniques, Dr. Sherman continues to teach physicians both internationally and nationally including eye surgeons, dermatologists, and plastic surgeons in training at Vanderbilt University where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor.

Dr. Sherman and her staff offer educational seminars about the various cosmetic treatments available.




Website: www.nashvillelidsurgery.com

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Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/debshermanmd

Expert Advice to Reclaim Your Body After Childbirth with Dr. Douglas Grace

June 13, 2018




Dr. Douglas Grace, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding Ontario areas and a Mommy Makeover expert joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss how women can reclaim their pre-pregnancy bodies and look better than ever before.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Douglas Grace discuss the following:

  1. What is the mommy makeover procedure?
  2. Who is the ideal candidate for mommy makeover and do they have to be a mother?
  3. What are the top three procedures chosen for the mommy makeover?
  4. What should patients expect from their recovery?
  5. What should patients know before electing this procedure?


Douglas Grace, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S., is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding Ontario areas. Dr. Grace believes that plastic surgery is most successful when it enhances a person’s natural beauty. He founded his plastic surgery practice, The Grace Clinic, on the pillars of excellent patient care, the highest surgical standards, a professional environment and personal, compassionate staff. He is personally invested in his patients’ safety, comfort and satisfaction at all times.

Dr. Grace earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and received his education in plastic surgery from the University of Toronto. After earning his medical degree, he completed a five-year plastic surgery residency. Dr. Grace went on to receive further specialized cosmetic surgery training in Miami, Chicago and New York.

Dr. Grace belongs to the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons; he is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

He is frequently approached by the media as a plastic surgery consultant. For example, he has appeared on CBC television to talk about liposuction, as well as on CHCH Television and Daily Web TV; he has also been featured in three episodes of “Plastic Makes Perfect,” talking about his minimally invasive laser liposuction techniques and his “Yummy Mommy Makeover.” He is available for selective speaking engagements.

Currently, Dr. Grace lives in Oakville, Ontario, with his wife and two children. When Dr. Grace isn’t working, he enjoys boating, skiing, gardening and working on one of many “Mr. Fix-It” projects around his house.




Website: www.drgrace.ca

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheGraceClinic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGraceClinic
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Why transaxillary (underarm incision) breast augmentation using the Keller funnel is this doctor’s top choice for breast augmentation surgery

May 14, 2018




Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about why transaxillary breast augmentation using the Keller funnel is his preferred method for breast augmentation surgery.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger discuss the following:

  1. Who is a good candidate for the transaxillary breast augmentation using the Keller funnel?
  2. Can you tell us why you prefer transaxillary incisions (incisions in the armpit) when performing a breast augmentation?
  3. How does recovery time for this procedure compare with other types of breast augmentation?  
  4. Does it improve aesthetic outcome for patients? Does it cost more than other methods?
  5. Why should patients choose a surgeon who offers Keller funnel with breast augmentation? Tell us your thoughts in these regards.


S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS, is a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of plastic surgery experience. After premedical studies at the University of Michigan and medical studies at the Medical College of Virginia, he served his surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and plastic surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

He is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Considered an authority in his field, Dr. Schlesinger has made many presentations to the plastic surgery community as well as published numerous articles on cosmetic plastic surgery techniques and procedures. In addition to his reputation for delivering beautiful results, Dr. Schlesinger is also known for his warm bedside manner. A recipient of the Vitals Patients' Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards, he is one of 100 physicians in the nation named to the prestigious RealSelf 100 List, and has received the Hawaii Medical Association’s Physician of the Year for Community Service for the State of Hawaii.




Website: www.breastimplantcenterofhawaii.com

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/SchlesingerMD

The Magic of Circlework: The Practice Women from Around the World Are Using to Heal and Empower Themselves

May 8, 2018




Jalaja Bonheim, an internationally acclaimed speaker, award-winning author, and one of the world's foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings as a tool for healing and empowering women and author of the new book "The Magic of Circlework: The Practice Women from Around the World Are Using to Heal and Empower Themselves" joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Jalaja Bonheim discuss the following:

  1. What led you to begin leading Circlework gatherings?
  2. Who is drawn to Circlework?
  3. How does healing and empowerment happen in the circles?
  4. How have the gatherings turned conflict into understanding, such as in your work with Jewish and Palestinian women?
  5. Does someone need to experience a facilitated circle before they can benefit from its influence?


Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D., is an internationally acclaimed speaker, an award-winning author, and one of the world's foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings as a tool for healing and empowering women. She is founder of the Institute for Circlework and has trained hundreds of Circlework leaders from around the world, including the Middle East, where her circles unite Jewish and Palestinian women. Her new book, The Magic of Circlework: The Practice Women from Around the World Are Using to Heal and Empower Themselves, reveals the concepts and tools that make Circlework such a magical experience.




Website: www.magicofcirclework.com

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/52586.Jalaja_Bonheim
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jalajabonheim

Achieve Bigger, Fuller Breasts Naturally with Dr. Kevin Tehrani

May 1, 2018




Dr. Kevin Tehrani, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon at Aristocrat Plastic Surgery and MedAesthetics in New York City joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss fat transfer to the breast as an alternative to traditional breast implants.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kevin Tehrani discuss the following:

  1. Who is a candidate for breast fat injection?
  2. What does a fat transfer procedure entail?
  3. Can fat transfer yield comparable results to implants?
  4. What is the recovery process like after the procedure?
  5. What is the importance of having a board-certified plastic surgeon performing a fat transfer surgery?


New York plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani is renowned for his mastery in aesthetic surgery. As he considers plastic surgery to be the ultimate expression of art in surgery, Dr. Tehrani relentlessly strives for exceptional care and results for his patients.

He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Tehrani is the founder and director of Aristocrat Plastic Surgery with offices in Manhattan (see Manhattan Plastic Surgery) and Long Island (see Long Island Plastic Surgery). He is Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and is a member of multiple local and national societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

He’s been nominated and voted by his peers and colleagues to be one of the Top 10 Plastic Surgeons in New York by the No.1 visited website for the best of everything in the NY metropolitan area, Top10ofNewYork.com, as well as the America Top 10 website.




Website: www.aristocratps.com

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Know Your Breast Implant Options with Dr. Cangello

April 25, 2018




Dr. David Cangello to discuss breast augmentation, and just in time for Summer! Dr. Cangello is a New York “Super Doctor” and has been featured in Seventeen Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, CBS, Bravo, and has worked with some of the world’s best-known models. Dr. Cangello joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. David Cangello discuss the following:

  1. What are the top reasons patients choose to have breast augmentation?
  2. What options do patients have in regard to implant types?
  3. What do patients have to keep in mind when choosing incision locations?
  4. Will there be any scarring?
  5. What is breast augmentation recovery like and will patients be fully recovered by beach season?


Dr. David Cangello is a world-class, board-certified plastic surgeon in NYC who is trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as general surgery. While honing his talents at some of the nation’s top institutions, Dr. Cangello, who is also an artist, developed a personal philosophy that he has upheld in his career as a plastic surgeon: plastic surgery is a science and an art.
Dr. Cangello received his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. His residency was completed in general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, where he was trained by some of the leading innovators in surgery. After finishing training in general surgery, Dr. Cangello completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia. Throughout this period of rigorous training and education, Dr. Cangello established a foundation of excellence that he continues to uphold in his career.

Dr. Cangello’s reputation for excellence and his contributions to the medical field have earned him a number of recognitions. His recent achievements include:

  • Listed as a “Super Doctor” in the New York Times Magazine
  • Named “Top Doctor” by Realself
  • Awarded the Patient’s Choice Award by OpenCare
  • Sought by numerous media outlets for his expert opinion as a plastic surgeon and has appeared multiple times as a medical contributor on CBS.
  • Featured as a Rhinoplasty expert in Harper’s Bazaar and Seventeen Magazine Online




Website: www.cangelloplasticsurgery.com

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