Master Your Universe with Positive Living Talk Radio and Your Host, Patricia Raskin

( – Newport, RI, May 28, 2009 — Gain the tools to become the master of your universe and learn the secrets to living a happier and longer life with Positive Living talk radio and your host Patricia Raskin and her June line-up of guests Sundays from noon to 2 p.m. (ET), on 630WPRO AM, 99.7 FM, and streamed live on, and online on every Monday from 2 to 3 p.m. (ET).

“As we search for the secrets to a happier existence and longer life on this planet, my guests this month lead the charge in their areas of expertise to help us do just that,” said Raskin. “I am continuously amazed and delighted that my guests so graciously and unselfishly share their knowledge, passions and research with my listeners. Please join in the conversation and be inspired!”

Raskin, whose broadcast career spans 25 years and includes producing television programs for FOX and PBS affiliates; producing and hosting over 800 on air and online radio shows; writing newspaper columns and publishing two books, is known as the “powerhouse voice behind positive living.” Her positive media messaging can also be accessed by logging onto her website at to download show podcasts, signing up for her monthly e-newsletter, or networking with her through her blog posts.

Positive Living June line-up of guests includes:

SUNDAY, NOON TO 2 P.M. (EST) on 630WPRO AM and 99.7 FM
and streamed live on


ELIOT COWAN is the author of “Plant Spirit Medicine” and a shaman in the Huichol tradition; a Master of Acupuncture and the founder of the Blue Deer Seminary and the Blue Deer Center. He will discuss how he rediscovered the ancient practice of plant science medicine and how the process teaches people how to utilize the essence of plants for the healing of the mind, body and spirit.

EVANA MAGGIORE, IMMIE award-winning image consultant, color analyst, and author of “Fashion Feng Shui: The Power of Dressing with Intention,” will help listeners uncover the essence of who they are and translate that into what they wear – their personal style – to help build confidence and clarity in life.”

JOHN BRADSHAW is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, TV personality, mentor, innovator, philosopher, counselor, theologian, management consultant, public speaker, educator, and elder. He is also a dominant figure in the fields of addiction, recovery, family dynamics, relationships, spiritual and emotional growth and management training. He will discuss his new book, Reclaiming Virtue: How We Can Develop The Moral Intelligence To Do The Right Thing At The Right Time For The Right Reason – an inspiring guide to mapping out a plan to reclaim the morality we have lost. He will also discuss his concept of “inborn moral intelligence” or an inner guidance system.

MICHAEL HARRISON, M.D., F.A.C.S. He is the medical director of The Spine Center, an innovative program coordinated by Landmark Medical Center dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of spine disorders and injuries.


MIKE ROBBINS is a well-known keynote speaker and personal development expert, author, coach and former pro baseball player. He will discuss his new book, “Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken.” The book challenges readers to be themselves, speak their truth, and live with authenticity which will consequently allow them to take their lives, work, and relationships to the next level and unleash innate greatness to bring out the very best in others by focusing on what IS working and what they appreciate about themselves and those around them.

LISA TENER, an established book and writing coach; published author, and public speaker, who serves as a faculty member in the continuing education department of the Harvard Medical School, will give advice on developing a book proposal and getting published, to finding one’s creative voice, prioritizing projects, promoting one’s work, and setting clear goals. Lisa will focus on her five-step system for inspiration and success for writers and artists.

TORI MURDEN MCCLURE is a true endurance athlete who will discuss her belief that physical challenges allow people to feel empathy toward their fellow man who justice has failed. Tori was the first woman to ski over land to the South Pole alone; to climb the Lewis Nunatak in Antarctica and to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She is also the author of “A Pearl in The Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean” – the story of how she came to embrace her humanity by accepting defeat, failure, and love.


JUDITH SHERVEN, PhD and JIM SNIECHOWSKI, PhD are a best-selling husband and wife psychology team and the leading voices for soft sell, heart-based marketing. They produce the only Internet marketing conference for the soft sell community “Bridging Heart and Marketing.” The duo’s Soft Sell Marketers Association is an international hub for Soft Sell training and support. They will discuss their latest book, The Heart of Marketing: Love Your Customers and They Will Love You Back. As guest experts, they’ve been on over 1500 television and radio shows including Oprah, The View, 48 Hours, CNN, Canada AM, and The Daily Buzz.

CAROL ANN BOWE is a Reiki Master/Teacher and Holistic Life Coach certified in color therapy, acutonics and is a provider of the Listening Program®, as well as a member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals & the International Society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM). The author of EVERDAY ENERGY, Carol Ann will provide steps for a personalized subtle energy action plan that includes color and music therapy, flower essences, aromatherapy and movement.

ANAT BANIEL, author and master of clinical psychology will discuss her new book, Move Into Life: The Nine Essentials for Lifelong Vitality – a breakthrough on the brain, movement and vitality. She will also discuss the Anat Baniel Method (ABM), a proven method for natural pain relief, lifetime fitness and vitality, and help for special needs children. The ABM delivers immediate results without extreme efforts, forceful stretching, or endless, repetitious exercises.

TIFFANY MASTERS, a world-renowned intuitive counselor with the extraordinary gift of a medium and clairvoyant. She will answer your questions about your most intimate concerns, challenges, hopes and dreams and will help you re-frame your thinking and re-direct your energies to live happier, healthier lives in the here and now.


ANDY ANDREWS is a bestselling novelist, corporate speaker, master storyteller and life traveler. He will discuss his latest book, The Noticer – a story of common wisdom. Hailed by a New York Times reporter as someone who has “quietly become one of the most influential people in America,” this Renaissance man also can be seen on a nationally syndicated, two-hour PBS special entitled, Andy Andrews: The Seven Decisions.

JILL STARISHEVSKY is an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, where she has prosecuted hundreds of sex offenders and dedicated her career to seeking justice for victims of child abuse and sex crimes. She is also the creator of, the founder of, and the author of My Body Belongs To Me – an age-appropriate children’s book geared towards 3- to 10-year-olds that tells the story of a gender-neutral child who is inappropriately touched by an uncle’s friend. The book makes children aware that when it comes to their bodies, there are boundaries. It also teaches children that they don’t have to endure abuse in silence.

MARY LOUISE FAZZANO, President of Giving Focus LLC, a career advisory firm serving individuals in transition and those seeking career advancement, will share her expertise and practical approach to managing personal and professional change and answer questions on best practices on searching for jobs, resume writing, and give tips on presentation skills.

Mondays, 2 P.M. (EST) on


SCOTT MANNIS, an astrophysics major at Columbia University who has struggled with epilepsy for six years, including a two-year diagnostic period that severely limited his mobility. Now his seizures are almost fully controlled. During his period of difficulty, he embraced his condition as an inexplicable reality he had to live with for an indefinite period of time. Through all of this he found a calling. Since inspired by hearing Frank Sinatra’s recording of Fly Me to the Moon at the age of 15, Scott aspires to build a name for himself as someone who can use his singing voice to help raise awareness and support for epilepsy and other causes, and hopes that he can make a powerful difference in people’s lives through the healing power of music.


BENJAMIN H. NATELSON, M.D. is one of the nation’s leading doctors and authorities on pain and fatigue. He is also the director of the Pain & Fatigue Study Center at Beth Israel Medical Center and the author of Your Symptoms Are Real: What to Do When Your Doctor Says Nothing Is Wrong. His book lays out what is known about causes and treatments of medically unexplained fatigue and pain. He will discuss his book; explain dietary, medicinal and gentle physical conditioning programs that can help relieve symptoms; and speak about cutting-edge research and promising treatments that are on the horizon.

JUNE 15:

CAROLINE SUTHERLAND is an author, health educator, medical intuitive, and founder of Sutherland Communications, Inc., which offers medical-intuitive training programs, weight-loss programs and consultation services for adults and children. She will discuss her book, The Body Knows … How to Stay Young: Healthy Aging Secrets from a Medical Intuitive. Her book and work provides answers for the chronic degenerative breakdown that leads to mobility issues, decrease in hearing and vision, osteoporosis, arthritis and memory loss. She will also discuss the four components of a vibrant-aging program, showing in the process that the body has a phenomenal capacity to repair.

JUNE 22:

JANELLE ORSI and EMILY DOSKOW, attorneys and co-authors of The Sharing Solution: How to Save Money, Simplify Your Life, and Build Community will discuss creative ideas and practical legal suggestions outlined in their book that help create and maintain successful sharing arrangements. The conversation will define the “sharing renaissance” and how agreements can be shared, and answer common questions about liability and money matters.

JUNE 29:

TINA SEELIG is the author of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Tina will discuss her research and book which focuses on the importance of challenging assumptions, breaking the rules-of-the-game, leveraging limited resources and creatively tapping into one’s entrepreneurial spirit to make things happen.
She is the winner of the 2009 Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering and the executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the entrepreneurship center at the University’s School of Engineering, where she is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship education and creating scholarly research on technology-based firms.

For further information on the show or to engage the host for a speaking engagement for your organization or business, please contact 252-646-3716

About Patricia Raskin, M.Ed.
Patricia Raskin, M.Ed, is the producer and host of the award-winning Positive Living radio program, and owner of Raskin Resources Production Inc. She is a media coach and sought-after motivational speaker with headquarters in Newport, RI. Raskin is the author of Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living, Success, Your Dream and You. As the founder and passion behind positive media programs for the past 25 years, she has hosted and produced television programs on FOX and PBS affiliates, and on the radio on WTKF and the NPR affiliate Public Radio East in North Carolina. Currently she hosts and produces internationally acclaimed on-air, online and on demand radio talk shows. Famous for their prestigious and national line up of guests, Raskin’s Positive Living programs can be heard on and on Southern New England’s leading radio station, 630 WPRO-AM and 99.7 on the FM dial and streamed live on For more information, log onto