Experts Available Through the Thanksgiving Weekend

Experts Available in These Categories


Available for TOPICS on COVID Prevention, CDC Protocols, Obesity, Pain Management:
Dr. Tammy Penhollow, DO, specializing in anesthesiology and pain management, and has a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing.

Available for TOPICS on Work-Life Integration, Stress Management, Sleep/Rest, Self-Care:
Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD, board-certified internal medicine physician and work-life Integration Strategist, international speaker, and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

Available for TOPICS on Public Health/Policy, Healthcare Reform, Skin Cancer:
Dr. Reagan Anderson, DO, specializing in general Dermatology and served in the United States Navy. Author of Universal Death Care: A Solution for Healthcare in the Age of Entitlement, he is passionate about changing healthcare in the U.S.

Available for TOPICS on Weight Loss, Nutrition, Exercise, Women’s Health, Self-Care:
Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, nurse practitioner and fitness & health advocate. Author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age.

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Politics Making You Feel Anxious? Here are 4 Nonpartisan Self-Care Tips

Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

There is a lot going on in terms of Psychophysiology when trauma is being felt—or in other words, our brains affect our body and visa versa. This information is imperative when it comes to learning how to calm our bodies and re-regulate our nervous system.


Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On Political Anxiety:

Sometimes politics can impact our mental health, especially when a particular year like the one we’ve all been experiencing is highly polarizing or when the stakes seem particularly high and the climate chaotic. This can lead us to feel exhausted, confused, and angry.

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Gain Control of Your Anxiety Naturally

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Eldred Taylor, M.D. is a well-known, dynamic speaker and expert on Holistic Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine. He is the co-author of two must-read books, Are Your Hormone Making You Sick? and The Stress Connection, and also a sought-after radio and television personality who has been featured in local and national publications.

What Dr. Taylor can say in an interview about anxiety:

You’re anxious, worried, freaked-out. You’re upset about money, health, work, family, love . . . the list goes on. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax NOW.  Whether you have an anxiety disorder or are just freaking out, you may not want to try prescriptions—at least not yet.

Difference Between Anxiety and Fear

Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, unease, or worry that typically occurs in the absence of an imminent threat. It differs from fear, which is the body’s natural response to immediate danger. Continue reading “Gain Control of Your Anxiety Naturally”

Managing COVID-19 Anxiety—Again

Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.


Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On Managing COVID-19 Anxiety:

Eight months into the pandemic and numbers of the Coronavirus spiking once again around the country, we may find our apprehensiveness climbing again. Here are a few things that people can do to better manage their anxiety.

1) Control what you actually
have control over

  • Follow CDC guidelines, wear masks, wash your hands, work from home if you can, make financial plans, childcare plans, quarantine plans, etc.  If we focus on what we DO have control over, we can channel our worry into something more productive. Continue reading “Managing COVID-19 Anxiety—Again”

Pandemic Self-Care: Striving to Thrive in Tumultuous Times

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years now, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.


What Dr. Mimi Secor Can Say in an Interview
About Self-Care During the Pandemic:

  • For many, the silver lining (and for some the curse) in this pandemic is having extra time for self-reflection.


  • Despite many of my speaking events being cancelled I’ve been very busy teaching online. Yes, Zoom is my friend. But even as busy as I have been, I’ve found myself with more time than usual on my hands.

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PTSD: How Technology Can Fuel Anxiety in Today’s World

Available for Interviews: Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D.

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

Talking Points From Dr. Colleen Cira
On Technology-Fueling PTSD:

We live in a scary world and the 24/7 access to all of the scariness due to the technology era and social media is too much for anyone to handle. Most of us struggle to watch or read about real-life atrocities and may have some mild anxiety symptoms as a result. We may avoid the content entirely, experience intrusive and/or ruminating thoughts about the disaster, feel inclined to research it more or talk about it excessively. When we witness or read about something incredibly disturbing, these are all commonplace and should fade in a matter of days.

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Why Introverts Shut Down and Tips for Managing

Available for Interviews:Carol Barkes


Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.


Some Talking Points from Carol Barkes can say in an interview
on Introverts:


  • Introverts often “shut down” because the “fight or flight” part of their brain (technically, the limbic system) gets triggered by being out of their comfort zone. 

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Pandemic Stress: Top 10 Ways to Avoid Adrenal Burnout

Available for Interviews: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Ramsey, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 


Talking Points from Michael Evangel 
on How to Avoid Adrenal Burnout Associated With the Coronavirus:

The 24/7 media coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic is causing the general public to experience a very high level of ongoing stress and anxiety. Watching too much coverage creates information overload and not watching enough may produce a feeling that you are missing out on something that you should know. It is smart to find your own “Goldilocks Zone.”

How Well Do You Handle Change or Surprises? 

Available for Interviews: Ron Karr

Ron Karr is a Leadership and Influence Expert who presents to organizations worldwide and coaches CEO’s and Leadership Teams. He is the creator of the Velocity Mindset® and author of the CEO Bestselling Lead, Sell, or Get Out of the Way.


How Well Do You Handle Change or Surprises? 
A How-to For Getting What You Want in Tough Times

Quarantining and dealing with the changes caused by COVID-19 can either be seen as a problem, or as an opportunity.

Here are some strategies

6 Healthy Habits to Calm the Mind and Ease Anxiety

Available for Interviews: Dr. David J. Calabro

Dr. Calabro, , DC, CCN, FICPA, CEG, practices Functional Medicine at the Calabro Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Dr. Calabro specializes in functional medicine, clinical nutrition, essential oils, and BrainTap therapy.


What Dr. Calabro can say in an interview on
Managing COVID-19 Anxiety:

  • Much of the world is in a state of panic and stress. People are confused, sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for the worst to come from the news, constant discussion and reporting starting to get into people’s psyche.
  • We are inundated with flashy alert graphics moving across the TV screen with a “crisis” tone.  We hear music and sounds that perpetuate doom and makes us feel a sense of negative urgency.
All of this can trigger, and/or develop, anxiety.