Family & Lifestyle
Celebrity Autobiographies, 5 Daily Gratitudes, Fall Parties, Noise Pollution, Making Horror Movies, Relationships with Adult SiblingsThe Lisa Show
- Sep 30, 2019 2:00 pm
Celebrity Autobiographies (0:00:00) Have you been to the book store lately and seen that among the best-selling authors are famous people like Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Obama, and Justin Timberlake? Are these celebs really talented authors or is it just a publicity stunt for celebrities to expand their work into more fields? Today we are going to talk about these books and why celebrities often write books and memoirs about their lives. We have with us Angela Betancourt, a communications specialist and publicist that has worked with several celebrities, to talk about these celebrity-turned-authors. 5 Daily Gratitudes (0:16:46) Studies show that expressing gratitude improves physical health, mental health and self-esteem. Therapist and author Lauren Cook suggests that whether it’s driving your teen to school, sitting around the dinner table, or before your childfalls asleep at night, taking time as a family to share five things that you are thankful formakes a world of difference in your family dynamic. She joins us to discuss how we can incorporate gratitude in our lives and in our families. Fall Parties (0:35:22) Carrie Ann Rhodes talks with Lisa and Richie about how we can throw Fall-themed parties that have nothing to do with Halloween. Noise Pollution (0:51:06) If you’re living on a busy street or in a noisy city you might be used to the sounds of the hustle and bustle, but did you know that the noises those cars, motorcycles and helicopters are making can have damaging effects on your hearing and health? Noise pollution isn’t usually on the docket for important conversations, but it’s a growing problem, especially for people living in urban areas. So what can we do to combat all the noise? Here with a few ideas for us is Ted Rueter, founder and director of Noise Free America: A Coalition to Promote Quiet. Making Horror Movies (1:07:08) Chills run down your spine as you grip the cushion in your arms while trying to hide under your blanket. They’re nearing that closed door. Reaching for that closed door. Something is behind that closed door! The suspense. Is. Building! And then. . . Joseph Winter is a film maker who specializes in horror films. With his artistic approach and production background, we thought it would be great to talk to him a little bit about these terrifying works of art. Relationships with Adult Siblings (1:26:51) For better or for worse, we are connected to our siblings for life. They can be our best friends and biggest supporters; but like with any relationship, it takes work. Learning to stay close to your siblings as you get older will make a huge difference in your life. Dr. Sanam Hafeez is a clinical psychologist. She’s with us to give some advice on navigating sibling relationships through adulthood.