Former Shows & Episodes

Wellness For The Real World

Wellness For The Real World – CONFESSIONS OF A CALL GIRL: WHY YOU MIGHT WANT ONE OR WANT TO BE ONE

Many women change course at some point in their lives, but today’s guest chose an unusual new path: she became a prostitute at age 54. She tells a remarkable, unexpected and inspiring story. Also, former competitive bodybuilder Shana Ross, founder of Shana Ross Fitness, joins the discussion.

Wellness For The Real World – THE VIAGRA MONOLOGUE II: WHY WOMEN FAKE ORGASM

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It has been estimated by various sources that 70% of women fake their orgasms at some point. Why, exactly, should that be? Is it because men lack the sexual skills to satisfy enough? Or on the other hand, how would a man know he’s not a great lover if he is routinely deceived that his partner is achieving orgasm? Byron Williams, relationship coach, bestselling author (Womanizer and Shady Bizness) and former bodyguard to rapper Eminem, says no one should lie about the authenticity of their climax. He also has a news flash: MEN fake orgasms too. Then Dr. Joni Frater and Esther Latique, authors of Love Her Right: The Married Man’s Guide to Lesbian Secrets for Great Sex! join with more insights on the female sexual experience.

Wellness For The Real World – Week 1043

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Week 1043

Wellness For The Real World – DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU’RE BLACK OR WHITE: THE ANGELINA, MADONNA & SANDRA TREND

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It’s a trend that’s long overdue: is it becoming fashionable to adopt a child outside your own race and background? Dr. Veronica, herself an adoptive mother (though from within her own race) talks to Rhonda Y. Miller, JD, author of Unveiling the Adoption Process: Seven Families’ Adventures & Insights, who shares her experiences before and after adopting a child of another race. Then Manda Aufochs Gillespie (The Green Mama) has a different perspective, as her adopted brother is from another race.

Wellness For The Real World – ROMANCE IN WYOMING: DR. VERONICA’S SPICY LIFE

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Pop Quiz: Can you name one man who is a lifelong cattle rancher in a 10-gallon hat (think Lorne Greene from Bonanza) AND a prolific author of Old West romance novels? The answer is Reid Lance Rosenthal, conservation-minded owner of thousands of acres in remote Wyoming and Montana. To get the story on this fascinating man and his new novel, Threads West: An American Saga, Dr. Veronica stays in an 1860’s log cabin with no electricity or running water, catches her first fish (6 pounds) and, showing her surgical skills, guts and cleans it for everyone’s dinner.

Wellness For The Real World – ARE YOU MY GURU? WEIGHT, ILLNESS & RELATIONSHIPS

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Many things can tax a relationship, and one is the serious or prolonged illness of a partner. Wendy Shanker, author of Are You My Guru? How Medicine, Meditation & Madonna Saved My Life and The Fat Girl’s Guide to Life, humorously shares her long road to finding the right man through the ups and downs of weight loss and eventually a rare illness that led her to explore areas of life she’d never previously considered. Then radio host Chris M. Tatevosian, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis, realizes that his focus on his illness cost him a valued relationship. He has written Life Interrupted: It’s Not All About Me

Wellness For The Real World – HOW TO BE A SEXY MAN: A 21-DAY TWITTER MAKEOVER

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Two guests share their personal formulas for weight loss, fitness and better health. Brian Stelter, TV & Digital Media Reporter for The New York Times, is well-known to thousands who follow him on Twitter, where he regularly tweets what he’s eating and how many calories he’s consuming. This “Twitter Diet,” his method for keeping himself honest about his food intake, has taken him down from his one-time high of 270 pounds. George DeJohn is radio host at Dallas/Ft. Worth’s #1 sports station, author of Three Minutes to a Strong Mind and a Fit Body, and former personal trainer to the likes of Dennis Rodman, Mark Cuban and Michael Dell. He’s known for his no-nonsense, blunt talk about getting fit and addressing one’s personal history and reasons for getting out of shape in the first place.

Wellness For The Real World – HAPPILY SINGLE, PART 2

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Stereotypes support the notion of the happy, secure married person and the lonely, desperate single. But where are the actual statistics to support those views? Bella dePaulo, Ph.D. and author of Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After, visits to discuss the effects of “singlism,” the pervasive discrimination single people face in politics and everyday life. She shares her “10 Myths About Being Single” with Dr. Veronica. Dr. dePaulo is a popular interview subject on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and other media outlets.

Wellness For The Real World – HAPPILY SINGLE

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We’re all searching for the perfect relationship—or are we? Are some people truly, happily single by choice, and not just because they have retreated in defeat from the dating scene? Perhaps there is a way to be single without being lonely, isolated and celibate. Dr. Veronica interviews 2 guests who have found their own path: author and talk show host Ronda Del Boccio (“The Story Lady”), and author and seasoned world traveler Cynthia Clampitt.

Wellness For The Real World – THE VIAGRA MONOLOGUE: THE WAR OVER THE PENIS

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What’s the story with men’s sexuality? Is Viagra a boon to men (and their partners) who feel their sex lives reinvigorated? Or does it tamper with a man’s lifelong sexual arc and actually stifle creativity and experimentation as he reinvents his sexuality in later life? Two very different points of view: Byron “Big Naz” Williams (author of Shady Business, radio relationship counselor and former bodyguard to rapper Eminem) explains that male pride and ego are misunderstood by women. Then Doctor and Rabbi Ed Weinsberg (author of Conquer Prostate Cancer) shares his journey through disease: that drugs and devices to treat erectile disfunction can be heaven sent, but are only a part of the male sexual equation.