• 00:53

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Reality and Myths of Meditation


    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Althea Lawton-Thompson! This week, we are going to be discussing meditation – they myths, the reality, and so much more! Sure to be an informative show! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest: Althea Lawton-Thompson has a Business Administration degree and certifications in group exercise, personal training, and water fitness. She is also a 200 HR registered Yoga instructor. Her wellness consulting company, AYM Fitness, ran the fitness portion of the Johns Hopkins Hospital youth obesity program and created and managed a full exercise program for all 13 Atlanta Kaiser Permanente offices.


    Her internationally popular fitness video series, Altheatized, and published articles have been included in magazines like Best Body, Essence, Parenting, and Oxygen. In 2012, she was voted One of Atlanta's Best Yoga Teachers by Best Self Magazine. She is also the founder of a 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers free and low-cost fitness classes, medical screenings and health education.


    Currently, Althea hosts fitness and Yoga retreats in destinations like Puerto Rico, the Grand Canyon, and the Georgia Mountains, while the corporate wellness arm of her company provides fitness classes and health education to Fortune 500 companies based in Atlanta.


    This married mother of two balances family, business and life with Yoga, meditation, and travel.

  • 00:58

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Pediatric Vaccines – What You Need to Know


    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Dr. Ruby Thomas of Atlanta’s Mind Body Spirit Wellness! This we’re talking about pediatric vaccines and is sure to be an informative show! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


     


    About our guest: Dr. Ruby Thomas received her medical degree and completed her medical training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She is board certified in Pediatrics and has specialized training in Preventive Medicine. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Preventive Medicine, and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Prior to joining MBS Wellness, she practiced urgent care in the metro Atlanta area and held a faculty appointment at Morehouse School of Medicine department of Pediatrics. Dr. Thomas continues to hold a part-time faculty position with the Department of Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. Her clinical and educational interests include integrative medicine, motivational interviewing, healing with nutrition, and preventing childhood obesity.  Dr. Thomas is a native of Atlanta. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, reading and painting.

  • 01:02

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Living with Gratitude Daily


    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott at Wellness Blueprint Radio as they talk about “Living with Gratitude Daily.”  Listen in while they make the action step to start a gratitude journal.

  • 00:58

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Zaheen Nanji! This week’s show is titled, “Attract Your Ideal Weight by Getting Out of Your Own Way” and is sure to be an informative show! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest: Zaheen Nanji is a Resilience Champion, speaker and entrepreneur. She owns Shanti Wellness and Laser Centre in Alberta, Canada and is the author of three books of which two are co-authored. Zaheen transformed her life by overcoming her speech impediment and her struggles with weight. Not only that, she came to Canada at the age of 15, without her parents! Zaheen was recently nominated for RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur 2014. Her book, Attract Your Ideal Weight 8 Secrets of People Who Lose Weight and Keep it Off, won Bronze in the Diet and Nutrition category at Global E-book Awards and Silver for best e-book trailer. She motivates and inspires people through her keynote speeches and breakout sessions.

  • 01:03

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    This week on Wellness Blueprint Radio, Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott will be talking about Pantry Puzzles: Healthy Recipes you didn't know could be Healthy. This program will leave you hungry and rummaging the pantries to make some healthy meals! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!

  • 00:53

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    "Fighting Depression in Post-Ferguson America.”


    This week on Wellness Blueprint Radio, be sure to tune and listen to this week’s guest Dr. Ifetayo Ojelade talk about how African-American Women can overcome depression. It’s sure to be an informative show! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest: Dr. Ojelade earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University and undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Florida A&M University.  As a Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Ojelade specializes in working with women in group and individual therapy.  Her primary areas of interest include trauma recovery, adult children of dysfunctional parents, and integrating indigenous healing practices into psychotherapy. Dr. Ojelade is the Executive Director of A Healing Paradigm Wellness Center.  In addition, she serves as president of The Metro Atlanta Chapter of The Association of Black Psychologists.

  • 01:03

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    “Pantry Puzzles" Healthy Recipes you didn't know could be Healthy


    This week on Wellness Blueprint Radio, Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott will be talking about Pantry Puzzles: Healthy Recipes you didn't know could be Healthy. This program will leave you hungry and rummaging the pantries to make some healthy meals! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!

  • 00:59

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Dr. Jennice Vilhauer! This week’s show is titled, “Think Forward to Thrive!” and is sure to be an informative show! You are going to feel motivated, positive and enthused, so we’ll see you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest: Jennice Vilhauer, PhD, is a psychologist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, who specializes in the area of future directed thinking and developing skill-based methods by which people can learn to create positive future thought and action. Her research is focused on the integration of mindful consciousness and future directed thought as mechanisms for recovery and wellness. The developer of Future Directed Therapy, she has over twelve years of experience helping clients to create better futures, and she is responsible for training other psychologists and psychiatrists in the field of cognitive therapy.

  • 00:59

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday as they talk with special guest Dr. Vernet Joseph! This week’s topic is Creating Your Productivity Blueprint! You know you’re going to feel empowered, productive and motivated .. so we’ll see you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest:  Dr. Vernet Joseph is a bestselling author and productivity catalyst. He is one of the most requested Business Strategists helping entrepreneurs and business owners maximize their productivity. He has served in numerous leadership positions over the last two decades in various organizations including the military, education, government, non-profit sectors and as the founder & CEO of Live To Produce Enterprises. 


    Dr. Vernet’s mission is to teach others to “Live in Full Expectation” by living to produce daily. His passion is to help others live their best life by tapping into their inner purpose.

  • 01:01

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday as they talk with special guest Jennifer Fanning. This week’s topic: Pump Up Your Immune System for Holiday Travel


    You know you’re going learn a lot .. so we’ll see you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


    About our guest: Jennifer Fanning, born in Mexico City, grew up in DC and she is a dynamic leader in the natural health care and wellness movement. She has worked and volunteered in diverse settings such as schools, health clinics, and prisons to enhance the lives and health of those clients. Jen believes that identifying and meeting her clients at their own personal starting point is key to radically shifting their quality of living to go from surviving to thriving. With more than 25 years of experience teaching yoga and numerous body work certifications - she is passionate about helping people feel their best.


    Jen most recently earned her Masters in Chinese Medicine and is a licensed acupuncturist and certified health coach.  She helps her clients reduce pain and inflammation while increasing their energy and balancing their mood and hormones.

  • 01:01

    The Wellness Blueprint

    in Self Help

    This week Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott are going to be discussing Natural Birth: Home vs. Hospital with special guest Dr. Ruby Thomas of Atlanta’s Mind Body Spirit Wellness. You know you’re going to learn a lot and have a few laughs, so we’ll see you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!


     


    About our guest: Dr. Ruby Thomas received her medical degree and completed her medical training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She is board certified in Pediatrics and has specialized training in Preventive Medicine. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Preventive Medicine, and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Prior to joining MBS Wellness, she practiced urgent care in the metro Atlanta area and held a faculty appointment at Morehouse School of Medicine department of Pediatrics. Dr. Thomas continues to hold a part-time faculty position with the Department of Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. Her clinical and educational interests include integrative medicine, motivational interviewing, healing with nutrition, and preventing childhood obesity.  Dr. Thomas is a native of Atlanta. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, reading and painting.

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