ABC News: The Auto Industry Is On The Way Back! New Jobs

Do American Brand Cars Create More American JobsDecember 16, 2013 – ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer reported that there is hopeful news for the American economy in the form of a comeback of the automobile industry. General Motors, the number one US Automaker, will pump over a billion dollars into plants here in the United States. ABC’s David Muir tells us that the head of GM made the case that the taxpayer bailout has made possible today a comeback of the American auto industry in the way of a major investment of more than $1.3 billion in five US factories in American cities that have been hurting. Ford also has good news. Continue reading “ABC News: The Auto Industry Is On The Way Back! New Jobs”

The Deepak Chopra Solution – What Are You Hungry For? The Key To Permanent Weight Loss

Deepak ChopraDeepak Chopra, Board Certified Physician, Mind-Body expert and teacher, offered his solution to the 70% of Americans who are overweight or obese. In his PBS special What Are You Hungry For? broadcast on WEDU, Tampa Florida, Dr. Chopra says many of us eat because we are hungry for love, affection, and/or a number of other emotional needs. Asking yourself  “What am I hungry for ?” is the beginning of the road to self awareness, permanent weight loss, emotional well being and overall happiness. By combining the best teachings of both the Ancient Wisdom Traditions and modern science, Dr. Chopra teaches us how to achieve a deeper understanding of our Mind-Body Spirit leading to greater health and well being. Continue reading “The Deepak Chopra Solution – What Are You Hungry For? The Key To Permanent Weight Loss”

Deepak Chopra Solution – What Are You Hungry For? Happiness and Spiritual Fulfillment

CandleSilenceIn his PBS special What Are You Hungry For? which aired on WEDU, Tampa Florida, Deepak Chopra, Board Certified Physician, Mind-Body expert and teacher says the deepest hunger that we have is for happiness and spiritual fulfillment. Everything that you strive for in your life is for one goal, happiness. Happiness is the goal of all other goals. What does this have to do with physical health and weight loss? When we are not happy and spiritually fulfilled, we turn to food to fill the void which leads to over weight and obesity. Many social scientists have done research on happiness and have come up with what they call the happiness formula.

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Ellen: 18th On The Most Trusted Top 100 Celebrities by Readers Digest

EllenEllen announced on her TV talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she came in 18th! on the recent Reader’s Digest Trust Poll.  She comically commented on Michelle Obama coming in at 19th and that’s because she feels Michelle Obama cheated on their push-ups contest they had on her show! But who else made the list? Here’s a quick list of  Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: The 100 Most Trusted People in America. Continue reading “Ellen: 18th On The Most Trusted Top 100 Celebrities by Readers Digest”

US Government. Childhood Obesity. A Threat To Our National Security. Government, Schools, Families, And Kids Themselves Are Called To Action.

US Flags - National Security09-25-2012 C-Span broadcast a conference from the National Press Club held by Mission: Readiness.   Amy Taggart, its National Director, explained that Mission: Readiness is a nonprofit organization of over 300 retired generals and admirals who are greatly concerned that childhood obesity poses a real threat to our long term national security. Four of these distinguished retired military leaders and an officer from the Department of Defense speak about why childhood obesity and the unhealthy options in school cafeterias has an impact on national security. They tell of the organization’s efforts to influence change on the government, school and community levels and the progress already being made. Continue reading “US Government. Childhood Obesity. A Threat To Our National Security. Government, Schools, Families, And Kids Themselves Are Called To Action.”

Restaurant Impossible: Chef Robert’s New Mission. First Lady Michelle Obama.

Horton's Kids06-13-2012 In her unrelenting mission to end childhood obesity and promote good health through her “Let’s Move” initiative,  The First Lady called on Robert Irvine of the Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible. His show’s mission is to take on desperately failing restaurants and turn them around.  The tougher the mission, the more he seems to like it! And that is why The First Lady called on Chef Robert to help the deserving community organization whose transformation was featured on his show today. This organization was feeding 100 kids a day and they had no where to eat but outside in the cold, snow or rain! Continue reading “Restaurant Impossible: Chef Robert’s New Mission. First Lady Michelle Obama.”

The View: First Lady Michelle Obama. Gardening May Help Fight Obesity.

Michelle Obama on the View5-29-2012 First Lady Michelle Obama visited the ladies of The View to talk among other things about her new book and her “Let’s Move” initiative to fight childhood obesity.  “American Grown. The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America”  of which all proceeds will go to the National Park Foundation,  is her first book and was inspired by her garden project at the White House.  Hundreds of kids from schools and youth groups are invited to the White House to work with The First Lady in the garden from planting to harvest, in hopes they will be motivated to learn about where food comes from and embrace a healthier diet.  Continue reading “The View: First Lady Michelle Obama. Gardening May Help Fight Obesity.”

NBC’s Today Show: Why You Should Do Credit Checks On Your Child’s Social Security Number.

Identity Thieves are Targeting Your ChildrenDec 27, 2011 – NBC’s Jeff Rossen did a follow-up on an investigative report that appeared on The Today Show back in May of this year. Identity thieves are stealing the social security numbers of newborns, knowing that they will have years to rack up debt before anyone ever thinks to run a credit check!  So in May, NBC offered free credit scans for your kids. Nearly 7000 viewers got the credit scans and the results were eye opening. One in ten found that someone else was using their child’s social security number! How can this happen? What can we do?  Read the report in full…

Suze Orman: Money Class. Create A New American Dream

Suze OrmanSep 20, 2011 – In this PBS Special, Suze Orman, best selling author and financial expert, says just a few years ago the economy was doing great, the stock market was skyrocketing, real estate was off the charts.  Now, a few years later  unemployment is sky high and property values have plummeted.  She says everything she thought was good financial advice then, no longer holds true today. We all have to go back to class, The Money Class, to learn what we need to do today to create what she is calling the New American Dream. Continue reading “Suze Orman: Money Class. Create A New American Dream”

Suze Orman: Money Class. Financial Advice for Today’s Economy.

Suze Orman's Money ClassSep 20, 2011 – Suze Orman, best selling author and financial expert, thought she had taught us everything we needed to know about our finances.  But with today’s changing economy of high unemployment, layoffs, high foreclosure, and overall economic distress, her PBS Special, Money Class, imparts new financial strategies for today’s questions on student loans, retirement funds, mortgage and foreclosure and more. In a Q&A forum, discover what you need to do to help you on your way to finding The New American Dream. Continue reading “Suze Orman: Money Class. Financial Advice for Today’s Economy.”