Former Shows & Episodes

Bounce Back

Bounce Back – What’s in a Name? You’d Be Surprised!

As Donna Marie Thompson’s special guest, Ms. Sharón Lynn Wyeth, author of “Know the Name: Know the Person”, reveals the secrets that are contained in your name — and in everyone else’s. Who knew that your beliefs and behaviors are based on the letters and the order of the letters in your name?

Sharón invented neimology, a science that describes the characteristics contained in names; the system has been tested in 70 countries where our alphabet is being used. Neimology is the culmination of 15 years of research, testing, and refinement. Sharón explains the relative importance of first names, middle names, maiden names, last names, and hyphenated names on the types of relationships and interactions that you have in your life. She discusses compatible name pairs and incompatible name pairs that warrant a caution flag.

Sharón advises that all is not lost if you are married to someone and your names appear to clash – you probably already know who you are – especially if you are named Connie and Don. In her book, Sharón lays out the steps that you can take to increase your chances of improved compatibility and increased happiness after you become aware of your default tendencies based on your name. The book website is

And at the end of the show, Donna Marie shares her weekly Just Say No to the Status Quo TM tip featuring ways to improve your relationship communications, no matter what your name.