A2A 1-on-1 Interview with Dr. Kristin Neff

Liz Saint John talks one-on-one with Dr. Kristin Neff. Dr. Neff is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and author of Self-Compassion. Dr. Neff was the first to define and measure self-compassion and is widely recognized as one of the leading […]

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A2A 1-on-1 Interview with Allan Luks

Liz Saint John talks one-on-one with Allan Luks, Director Emeritus of the Fordham University Center for Nonprofit Leaders and author of four books, including¬†The Healing Power of Doing Good about volunteerism and how it can benefit one’s emotional and physical wellbeing.


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By |November 26th, 2017|1-on-1 Interviews|0 Comments|

Spotlight – Cheri Blauwet

A2A Spotlight feature on Dr. Cheri Blauwet as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates


A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights seven-time Paralympic medalist Dr. Cheri Blauwet and her efforts to makes sports accessible to everyone.

You can follow Dr. Blauwet on twitter at @CheriBlauwetMD

Spotlight – George Petrides

A2A Spotlight feature on George Petrides as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates


A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights bipolar disorder survivor and advocate George Petrides.

To learn more about George’s advocacy, please click HERE.

Spotlight – Taylor Duncan

A2A Spotlight feature on Taylor Ducan as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates


A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights Taylor Duncan, founder of the Alternative Baseball Organization and his efforts to help teens and adults with autism and special needs.

To learn more about The Alternative Baseball […]

A2A Research Showcase: How Meditation Can Change Your Brain

By Paul Ratner | October 14, 2017

Meditation is not only a good way to beat the stress but it actually changes the brains of its practitioners. The specific kind of […]

A2A Research Showcase: How Empathy Can Impact Our Health

By Jennifer Breheny Wallace | September 25, 2017

New research looks at the different ways we can respond to someone’s suffering with empathy; and how it triggers a physiological response that can […]

A2A Research Showcase: How Self-Compassion Helps You Support Others

By Darren Steeves | September 11, 2017

A new study finds that training to be more compassionate to yourself can make you more supportive of others.

Please read the […]

A2A Research Showcase: How Brains Develop Resilience

August 18, 2017

Researchers have identified a mechanism in patients with a high risk of developing bipolar disorder that helps the brain become more resilient.

Please read the full article here.

Shaylynn Hayes

A2A host Liz Saint John talks one on one with Shaylynn Hayes, author of Full of Sound and Fury: Suffering with Misophonia.¬†Shaylynn has also worked on Misophoniaawareness.org, a site that helps sufferers of the disorder advocate for themselves, and is the co-founder of […]