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Lisa.FM Thrive! covers all aspects of health & wellness + personal development: body, mind, spirit & emotions. Topics include stress management, pain relief, link between good dental hygiene and overall body health, how to use medical-grade essential oils, integrative medicine, anti-aging and more. You'll be empowered to improve or maintain good health and a radiant sense of well-being using natural remedies and leading edge techniques. The show is hosted by Lisa Osborn, an award-winning newscaster, and originates from Santa Barbara, California.






Unlocking Ancient Science of the Cards

Destiny Cards, Cardology, Magi Cards, each of these names is used to describe an ancient science that blends astrology, numbers and the deck of 52 'playing' cards. It's been around since ancient times, but only now becoming more well-known. Gina Jones, a 'cardologer' with offered a peek into how this system works at the Conscious Life Expo in Los Angeles. She used Sharon Byrne, the author of "The Secret," the book based on the ancient law of attraction which topped...

Duration: 00:19:18

Eclipses & More with Susan Miller of Astrology Zone

Millions of people read Susan Miller's Astrology Zone horoscopes each month to gain insight into what's ahead for them. She's been publishing on the Internet since the birth of the World Wide Web in the 1990's. In my conversation with Susan, she explains how the powerful eclipses taking place in February could impact your life. She offers insight into how the planets are impacting the birth charts of President Donald Trump and the United States of America (yes, countries have astrology...

Duration: 00:39:59

Revolutionize Good Health in the Year of the Rooster

Welcome to the Year of the Fire Rooster! The Lunar New Year is a powerful time to set goals to revolutionize your good health. In this podcast I share two health supplements that I use daily, and recommend for good health. Life 9, a probiotic from Young Living, promotes a healthy digestive system. Remember the old saying "I have a Gut Feeling"? There's truth to this. Science reveals a strong connection between our brain and our belly! So, keep your belly feeling good with Life 9 from...

Duration: 00:08:13

Ancient Oils Inspire Peace, Joy, Love

Essential oils, the most pure form of plants and flowers, have been used since ancient times. From medicinal remedies to religious rituals, oils such as Frankincense, Myrrh and Sandalwood were considered more valuable than gold. In this podcast, learn more about an essential oil blend called 3 Wise Men, from Young Living. And, find out how you can begin to eliminate toxic chemicals from your living space with health, beauty and cleaning products from Young Living. Click here to order a...

Duration: 00:07:33

Facts about Fragrance

I came across a fascinating fact the other day - that inhaling the scent of rose oil can eliminate stress in under 30 seconds! Our sense of smell is very powerful, and I am a fan of pure essential oils including rose oil, so it makes sense to me. In this podcast I share with you the power of using pure essential oils from Young Living to freshen up your living environment. And, also warn of the potential dangers lurking in over the counter room fresheners and other synthetic...

Duration: 00:08:25

Essential Oils Help Fortify Health during Cold & Flu Season

It's barely Autumn, and it sure seems as if cold & flu season arrived early this year. I've been using Young Living Essential Oils products to keep from getting the bugs that have been going around the radio station where I work. In this podcast, I share with you how to use two Young Living essential oils blends, "Thieves" and "Purification," to support good health and eliminate germs year-round. Essential Oils from Young Living can not only help to kill germs that might make you sick....

Duration: 00:04:39

Sudden Personality Change: An Alzheimer's Early Warning Sign?

A recent story in the New Yyork Times suggested that abrupt changes in personality may be early warning signs for Alzheimer's disease. these changes in behavior can range from - agitation - to depression - to suddenly developing an overactive sexual appetite. It can set in even before the person starts to lose their memory. To find out more - I spoke with Dr. Kenneth Kosik, co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at UC Santa Barbara. Dr. Kosik is the author of Outsmarting...

Duration: 00:12:04

DARE to be 100

At age 85, Dr. Walter Bortz still runs half marathons, writes books and a weekly blog and is showing no signs of slowing down. The clinical professor of medicine at Stanford University and author of “DARE to be 100” and several other books talks to me about the importance of “Attitude” and “Renewal” in living a long and happy life. In this podcast you’ll also find out why ‘Engagement’ is his magic word to aging gracefully, and why he’s embarrassed by his (medical) profession.

Duration: 00:10:54

Finding Peace and Harmony

Ground, Release and Refill with this three-step process created by intuitive counselor Lexa Finley, to help you be more 'in the now.' Lexa will walk you through this mindfulness meditation, which can help to release blocks and increase intuition. This podcast is a throwback episode - from 2009

Duration: 00:07:41

Befriend your own Goodness

Is it time to stop being so hard on yourself! So many of us can often be - hard on ourselves. My guest in this podcast, Lalli Dana Drobny invites you to befriend your own goodness through practicing mindfulness. Drobny, who has been teaching mindfulness classes in Santa Barbara for many years, suggests that practicing 'embodied mindfulness'- listening to your body (mind, heart and gut) - to determine what you are feeling. Then, if you are able to allow yourself to feel - and stay with...

Duration: 00:24:22

Advances in Autism

Autism seems to be an alarmingly common diagnosis for American children. But, treatment for the disease has come a long way in the past 50 years. One of the most effective modern theapies for Autism was developed was developed at the UC Santa Barbara Koegel Autism Center. I spoke with one of the center's founders, Dr. Lynn Koegel, to find out more about the Pivotal Response Treatement therapy she and her husband, Dr. Robert Koegel, developed during their 30 years of working in the...

Duration: 00:20:33

Managing Anxiety in Stressful Times

We're living in stressful times. A nasty political battle is underway in the U.S. presidential election race, and violent attacks at venues which were once considered safe places to relax seem to be becoming more common. How can you maintain your equilibrium and keep your family feeling safe amid all of the turmoil and uncertainty? I spoke with Los Angeles-based psychotherapist, John Tsilimparis, MFT, for tips on how to reduce stress in tense times, as well as how to spot warning signs of...

Duration: 00:17:56

Facing Fear & Forgiveness

Holding a grudge only hurts yourself. But, how can you let go of old anger, or fear? Hypnotherapist Nancy Segal shares tips for how to release old wounds and live a happier life. Subscribe to this podcast at iTunes, Stitcher, Tune-In, Libsyn or search “Lisa.FM Thrive!” on your favorite podcast server. For more podcast episodes go to

Duration: 00:15:38

Sweet Healing: A Whole Health Journey

More than 29 million Americansare living withdiabetes. This number is expected to rise, and many more people aren't even aware that they have the disease. In this episode of Lisa.FM Thrive, author Michael Bedar explains the dramatic rise in diabetes, obesity and other health problems in America is linked to "the 20 year rule." That's the amount of time that has passed since highly-processed foods arrived on store shelves. Bedar talks about how to 'eat intuitively,' by choosing and...

Duration: 00:13:58

The Easy Way to Zen

Getting into a state of relaxation or mindfulness is a tall order for a lot of people. In this Lisa.FM Thrive! podcast episode, find out how easy it can be to get into a state of 'Zen' I'm joined by Michiko Rolek, great grandaughter of the first Zen-master to come to the United States. Michiko, along with her daughter Grace, an up & coming voice over talent and actress, share simple tips for reaching an immediate sense of calm and relaxation. Michiko trained Grace to be calm during...

Duration: 00:11:44

Pain-Free Public Speaking

If the idea of speaking in public makes you feel queasy, you're not alone. Public speaking tops the list of fears for many people. In this podcast, certified hypnotist and authorNancy Seagal shares a "CALM" technique to help to relax, as well as an idea to feel less fearful or intimidated by a large audience, and tips for how to quiet your inner critic. Subscribe to this podcast at iTunes, Stitcher, Tune-In, Libsyn or search “Lisa.FM Thrive!” on your favorite podcast server.

Duration: 00:16:11

Your Mouth: Gateway to Overall Health

The link between your mouth and overall health is becoming more evident. Developing a good routine of brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist regularly can help you maintain good health into your sunset years. Dr. Chris Marchack of Pasadena Prosthodontics describes oral systemic health, and the link between periodontal disease and other health conditions, from stroke and heart attack to infertility. He covers dental health for all ages - from kids (he'll share a story that could...

Duration: 00:21:41

Bobbi Gibb: First Female Boston Marathon Runner Makes History

A bout of bronchitis kept Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb from running in the 2016 Boston Marathon. Instead, she served as Grand Marshal of the famous race. But, 50 years ago, when women were not allowed to enter the Boston Marathon, Gibb ran the race anyway -making history and forever changing women's sports. In this episode of Lisa.FM Thrive! Gibb explains how, dressed in her brother's Bermuda shorts, she jumped out of bushes near the starting line to run the race. She talks about what the other...

Duration: 00:24:17

Surviving Allergy Season

It seems like allergy season gets longer every year. Whether it’s foods or the environment, a lot of people are suffering from allergies. In this episode of Lisa.FM Thrive!, Dr. Jacob Offenberger, allergist and specialist with Dignity Health Northridge Hospital talks about the latest trends in caring for allergy sufferers. Find out whykids living on farms are less likely to suffer with allergies than kids who live in the city; and why Dr. Offengberger recommends that parents introduce...

Duration: 00:10:40

Building a Beautiful Smile

A smile is a sign of friendliness that’s understood in any language. What can you do if you were not born with a beautiful smile but would like to improve yours? In this episode, Dr. Christopher Marchack with Pasadena Prosthodontics offers options for what you could do to improve your smile, as well as tips for how to find a dentist that’s right for you. For more podcasts like this, go to

Duration: 00:16:59

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