Dr. Patti Ashley joins the program to discuss how she became involved in exploring grief and the healing process, including losing her father to a sudden heart attack when she was eleven years old. Discover the stages of grief, and how to navigate sadness. Dr. Ashley also debunks some common misconceptions that people have about grief, and the importance of giving yourself time and space to grieve.
Greg Hammer, MD, Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, joins the program to discuss his new book "GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals" and offers a path towards personal resilience. Discover the 4 step process towards happiness and increased resilience.
James Partridge, Founder/Director of Face Equality International and Founder and Chief Executive of Changing Faces, a British charity supporting and representing children, young people, and adults who have disfigurements to the face, hands, or body, joins the program. James discusses his own story of having 40% burns to his face, upper body, arms, and hands in a car accident at the age of 18. He also discusses the work that his organization does to change public opinion and combat discrimination, and to help support those with a visual difference.
Karen Peltz Strauss, former Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) deputy bureau chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, joins the program to share her journey of advocating for the full implementation of the 21st Century Communication and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, and the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution program. Discover how the FCC's Disability Rights Office provides expert advice and assistance to other Commission bureaus and offices, consumers, industry and others on issues relevant to persons with disabilities.