Weekly Schedule

Tue, December 23, 2014 - Personalized Medicine in the 21st Century -

Dr. Jeffery Bland joins Five to Thrive Live to discuss personalized medicine and how can we change the course of the most common chronic illnesses including cancer. Dr. Bland is known as the “Father of Functional Medicine,” a medical approach that focuses on the personalized prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Over the past 35 years Dr. Bland has traveled more than 6 million miles teaching more than 100,000 health care practitioners in the USA, Canada and more than 40 other countries about Functional Medicine. He has been a University biochemistry professor, a research Director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 10 books for the health professional and health consumer. He lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Susan, and near his three sons and their families while pursuing his hobbies of boating, surfing, scuba diving and a life-long passion for learning.

The conversation begins at 7 pm EST. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Tue, December 30, 2014 - Setting Healthy Boundaries…and Why That’s so Important! -

Setting healthy boundaries can have a huge impact on our emotional, physical, and spiritual health. And yet, it can be difficult to have and maintain healthy boundaries, especially in the face of a serious illness like cancer. On this episode of Five to Thrive Live, psychotherapist and author Cherilynn Veland, MSW, LCSW, will provide listeners with some practical information on how to set and keep those healthy boundaries.

For those of you who don’t know Ms. Veland, she is a self-advocacy expert, coach and counselor who works with women and men. Her focus is empowerment, self-care and healthy life balance. Cherilynn’s insight and perspective are the result of 20-plus years of counseling, therapy, and consultation with individuals, couples and organizations. She has a master’s degree in psychiatric social work and shares her insight weekly on her website www.StopGivingItAway.com. In addition, her book, also titled Stop Giving It Away will be coming out in April 2015. She is the owner of Lincoln Park Counseling in Chicago, and she is excired to talk about boundaries and how they can be an important part of your Five To Thrive Plan.

The conversation begins at 7 pm EST. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Tue, January 06, 2015 - How to Prevent Co-Dependence -

On this episode, we will discuss co-dependence from a caregiver’s perspective. You will learn what signs to watch our for, why co-dependence can be harmful over the long term, and ways to avoid becoming co-dependent. Our guest for this discussion is Ross Rosenberg.

Mr. Rosenberg has been a therapist since 1988. He is considered an expert in the areas of codependency, trauma and sex, love and Internet addictions, for which he provides comprehensive psychotherapy, training and consultation services. He is the owner of Clinical Care Consultants, an Northern Illinois counseling center, and Advanced Clinical Trainers. He is an accomplished professional trainer.  He wrote the best-selling book, “The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us.”  Ross’s YouTube channel, which highlights his clinical and training work, has garnered 1 million views.  Ross’s current work is available as a seminar DVD entitled, Reversing the Human Magnet Syndrome: Codependency and Trauma Recovery.

Five to Thrive Live airs every Tuesday at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET. We hope that you are able to listen live and join our discussions on the Cancer Support Network (www.w4cs.com). To listen, click here on Tuesday evenings. For iTunes users, launch iTunes, select “Internet” and then “News / Talk Radio.” Double-click on “W4CS Radio” to begin streaming. To listen live, go to W4CS.com at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET every Tuesday night. Don’t Miss It! The show is also re-broadcast on W4WN.com Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. ET and on HealthCafeLive.com Thursday and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET.

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