Dr. Michael J. Bradley Crazy-Stressed: Saving Today’s Overwhelmed Teens With Love, Laughter, And The Science of Resilience Chats With Dr. Alvin

Michael Bradley A little resilience goes a long way.... Peel back the cheerful facade that parents present, and you'll find that many are worried about their teens. Mood swings, impulsiveness, poor judgment, and other problems peak in these years. Add stressors such as screen addiction, cyberbullying, increasing academic demands, and time-consuming athletic commitments . . . and it's no surprise that today's teenagers rank as the most anxious in 50 years. Parents long to help, but how? Based on a career counseling kids and their parents, psychologist Michael Bradley locates the most powerful protective trait: resilience. Teens with this crucial quality know how to handle difficulty, overcome obstacles, and bounce back from setbacks. Packed with [...]

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One Plus One By JoJo Moyes chats with Dr. Alvin

JoJo Moyes-One Plus One Click Here To Listen American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the New York Times bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation Me Before You. Now, with One Plus One, she’s written another contemporary opposites-attract love story. Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can’t afford to pay for. That’s Jess’s life in a nutshell—until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess’s knight turns out to be Geeky [...]

By |July 8th, 2014|Fiction, Relationships, Romance|Comments Off on One Plus One By JoJo Moyes chats with Dr. Alvin

Forever An Ex By Victoria Christopher Murray chats with Dr. Alvin

Victoria Christopher Murray-Forever An Ex Click Here To Listen Three Los Angeles women who’ve helped each other overcome heartbreak are reunited eight years later when their troublesome exes come back into the picture in this follow up to Victoria Christopher Murray’s bestselling novel The Ex Files.  

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Kosher Lust: Love Is Not The Answer By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach chats with Dr. Alvin

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Click Here To Listen Live From Germany Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl. Boy and girl enjoy the sparks in the early years, but eventually settle into a comfortable friendship, and all passion disappears from their marriage. That s just the way it goes, right? As many as one in three long-term marriages in America are sexless, and most people accept this as the inevitable course of a romantic relationship. In this groundbreaking book, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach explains why the prioritizing of love and companionship in marriage is all wrong, and why we should not go quietly into that dark night of celibate marriage. It is not love, Rabbi Shmuley shows, but [...]

By |June 6th, 2014|Jewish, Men, Relationships, Spirituality, Women|Comments Off on Kosher Lust: Love Is Not The Answer By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach chats with Dr. Alvin

How To Babysit Grandma By Jean Reagan chats with Dr. Alvin

Jean Reagan Click Here To Listen When you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky . . . it's a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma busy; Things to do at the park; Possible places to sleep, and what to do once you're both snugly tucked in for the night.) From the author-illustrator team behind the bestselling How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a funny and heartwarming celebration of grandmas and grandchildren.

By |May 10th, 2014|Children, Family, Fiction, Parenting, Relationships, Women|Comments Off on How To Babysit Grandma By Jean Reagan chats with Dr. Alvin

When She Makes More By Farnoosh Torabi chats with Dr. Alvin

Farnoosh Torabi How to thrive in a relationship when you’re the richer half. For the top-earning woman, the rules are different. She faces a much higher risk for burnout, infidelity, and divorce. In this highly practical book, financial guru and media star Farnoosh Torabi—a breadwinner herself—presents a bold strategy that not only addresses how income imbalances affect relationships and family dynamics, but also how a woman can best manage (and take advantage of) this unique circumstance—emotionally, socially, and financially.

By |May 7th, 2014|Business, Family, Leadership, Relationships, Romance, Women|Comments Off on When She Makes More By Farnoosh Torabi chats with Dr. Alvin

The Accidental Jihad By Krista Bremer chats with Dr. Alvin

Krista Bremer Click Here To Listen Fifteen years ago, Krista Bremer would not have been able to imagine her life today: married to a Libyan-born Muslim, raising two children with Arabic names in the American South. Nor could she have imagined the prejudice she would encounter or the profound ways her marriage would change her perception of the world. But on a running trail in North Carolina, she met Ismail. He was passionate and sincere—and he loved adventure as much as she did. From acquaintances to lovers to a couple facing an unexpected pregnancy, this is the story of two people—a middle-class American raised in California and a Muslim raised by illiterate parents in an [...]

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On The Rocks By Erin Duffy chats with Dr. Alvin

Erin Duffy Click Here To Listen A funny, bittersweet, yet heartwarming novel about friendship, family, and finding love in the Facebook age—not to mention the perils, pitfalls, and dubious pleasures of life as a modern young single woman—from Erin Duffy, the author of the acclaimed Bond Girl

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Peta Murgatroyd And James Maslow Of ABC’s DWTS chats with Dr. Alvin

James Maslow Click Here To Listen James Maslow partners with Peta Murgatroyd on ABC's Dancing With The Stars. James Maslow is best known as the star of the hit television series Big Time Rush and as a member of the worldwide bestselling music group of the same name. Maslow has headlined sold out tours across the globe, most recently the Big Time Rush Live 2014 World Tour, performing at some of the largest venues across North and South America. Maslow began his acting career on the popular series iCarly and completed the fourth season of Big Time Rush last year. As one of the most popular music groups internationally, Big Time Rush has won countless [...]

By |April 26th, 2014|Entertainment, Music, Relationships, Television|Comments Off on Peta Murgatroyd And James Maslow Of ABC’s DWTS chats with Dr. Alvin

Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, And Death In The Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill chats with Dr. Alvin

Amanda Vaill Click Here To Listen Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe—a conflict one writer will call “the decisive thing of the century”—six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh material and new romance; Martha Gellhorn, an ambitious novice journalist hungry for love and experience, thinks she will find both with Hemingway in Spain. Robert Capa and Gerda Taro, idealistic young photographers based in Paris, want to capture history in the making and are inventing modern photojournalism in the process. And Arturo Barea, chief of [...]

By |April 24th, 2014|Biography, History, Relationships, War|Comments Off on Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, And Death In The Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill chats with Dr. Alvin