One man's escape from the depths of alcoholism...and hard rock caves he worked in as a miner...to a life of sobriety and a new vocation as a life coach and motivational speaker
Dr. McDowell discusses among other things the association between addiction and suicide.
Dr. Rob Pennington has been shot in the center of his chest by an unknown assailant, fired from his job, audited by the IRS,, suffered from clinical depression, and was the caregiver for his second wife for 30 years until she passed away in his arms. He empowers readers with true stories, inspiring insights, and practical tools to help turn their own negative experiences and positive opportunities. We discuss his book, "Find the Upside of the Down Times." Rob's real-world examples show you that you can still: turn your worries into positive action plans, turn your fears into opportunities for hope and for help, and turn your life into something better than you thought possible.
Dr.Lops is a board-certified practicing psychiatrist for adults, adolescents, and children. The book we are discussing today is "Reinvent Yourself." Negative thinking is one of the major addictive behaviors in this country. Dr. Lops believes that we can talk our way to a happier, healthier self just by making a conscious shift away from negative language. Negative thinkers also have a greater risk for depression, and studies find that negative emotions have a physical cost too, a weaker immune system. Dr. Lops lays out a simple way to shift into positive language and improve our moods, outlook, and health, one sentence at a time. We talk about his seven tips to talk your way to happiness.