The Lost Art Of Thinking Rationally, Juicy Living/Juicy Aging: A Conversation with Loretta Laroche [Free Podcast]


Listen to Dr. Miller and Loretta Laroche in Conversation about the Lost Art of Thinking RationallyQuirky, witty, wise, and always entertaining, Loretta Laroche is an acclaimed speaker, author and international stress management consultant. It seems there are lots of those these days – but none with the zany sense of humor that Loretta is so full of. I first met Loretta about 15 years ago – and she was full of it even then. Join us for a lighthearted show as we trip lightly from Charlie Sheen, and the dumbing down of America to The Lost Art Of Thinking Rationally and Juicy Living/Juicy Aging (which is also the title of her recent book).


A humor consultant who has foisted her wit and irreverent humor on grateful audiences for over 30 years, Loretta is an expert at using humor to reframe a stressful situation and reveal a new, healthy perspective on the difficult parts of life. Come with us on this romp, beyond the goat milk/yak egg diet to the seldom visited realm of common sense – and some very important perspectives on life – perspectives that can enable us to think about the world and act in it so as to be happier, more joyful, and live a balanced life. (And you will learn why the Pope had the urinals in the Vatican raised six inches!) This acclaimed speaker, author and international stress management and humor consultant has evoked wit and irreverent humor on her audience for over 30 years. Using humor to reframe a stressful situation, Loretta captures a new perspective on the difficult parts of life. Her teaching style, credibility and incontestable humor are integral parts to her compelling presence. She is on the Mass General advisory council for anxiety and depression and is founder and president of The Humor Potential, Inc, a company offering programs and products for life style management. Loretta’s special brand of optimistic psychology has an undeniable positive effect on the health of all that are exposed to her. Loretta writes a weekly newspaper column titled, ‘Get a Life’ and is featured as a stress management expert on, a community wellness website. Organizations worldwide use Loretta’s prescription for laughter to manage stress in the workplace and improve morale. Her energetic conferences and keynotes serve to improve learning skills and leave her audiences in an enthusiastic frame of mind. Clients such as IBM, The New York Times, Fidelity Investments, Microsoft, the U.S. Dept. of Labor, and NASA, just to name a few, have used her material to defeat stress. She is a well-recognized TV personality on PBS with seven one-woman television specials airing on 80 PBS stations across the country and a bestselling author of 8 books. She has been nominated for local and prime time Emmy Awards, and has appeared on CNN, ABC, NBC and FOX affiliates.

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Welcome to Healing Times Radio. Since being a part of the launching of the holistic approach to healing and the field of Holistic Medicine 40 years ago it has been Dr. Miller’s passion to seek out other thought leaders – the movers and shapers who could see the disaster looming for our world and were setting about crafting the tools that would help transform the world. Those few who, like Dr. Miller, were in the medical and psychological field could see the enormous waste in our health care system, the crisis it was leading to. The tools they developed – guided imagery, mindfulness, meditation, wellness, nutritional medicine, and physical exercise physiology – are now transforming mainstream medicine. Those in other fields (organizational development, sociobiology, ecology, climatology, leadership) were developing their respective instruments and tools (e.g., The World Cafe, Gather The Women, Peak Moment TV, People’s Pharmacy) His relationships with this extraordinary cadre have developed through the decades, as they supported one another in the evolution of their collective intelligence and collective wisdom. Dr. Emmett Miller ImageOn Conversations With Extraordinary People, you will experience Dr. Miller in Heart-to-Heart conversations with his remarkable guests as they explore the challenges to health and sustainability we face personally, collectively, globally. You will be treated to an enlightening intellectual experience and receive powerful, practical tools to:

      • Reclaim your inherent personal wisdom
      • Use the power of your mind to heal your body
      • Harness the energy of stress and apply it to your true goals in life
      • Nurture and heal your relationships and your planet


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Emmett Miller MD is a physician, author, poet, musician, and master storyteller whose multicultural heritage has given him a unique social, medical, and spiritual perspective. A pioneer in Mind-Body Medicine, he fused the tools of meditation, hypnosis, prayer, and autosuggestion to form Guided Imagery – a powerful tool for self-healing and peak performance. Turning his attention to the larger sphere, he now applies those principles to the glaring community and cultural imbalances and the planetary illness they are causing. His examination, diagnosis, and prescription are explored in his latest book, Our Culture on the Couch: Seven Steps to Global Healing, Dr. Miller’s mission is to help us heal ourselves so that we can in turn, heal our planet. Dr. Miller is also available for interviews, workshops, trainings, seminars, and lectures. Please visit our Book Dr. Miller page. You can also get information about scheduling a personal appointment. See the blue menubar at the top of this page for more options

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