Ask Beatty – 09.21.20


1.  During times of stress we often forget to DO things that are in our best interest.   Take my quiz and see if you are on track.
2.   What's REALLY happening in the world of philanthropy, benefits and volunteerism?  My guest today is my husband Jim Vrettos, a sociologist and host of The Radical Imagination on MNN Television.  I know you will find this conversation very illuminating! 
3.  Take my mental health check. 
To Life and Love,

Ask Beatty – (Dr. Fishel) 09.14.20


1.  Tools to help you destress in our new and ever-changing world.
2.  My guest today is Chiropractor Dr. Craig Fishel, Founder and Director of the Wellness Center of New York in Manhattan.   On a personal note, after seriously injuring myself on the tennis court a couple of monthss ago, I was referred to Dr. Fishel.  Miraculously, after a few visits,  I am good as new...even better.  Listen to all of the many ways that adjustments can improve both our physical and mental health.  His website is
To Life and Love and Keeping Ourselves Healthy, 

Ask Beatty – 08.31.20


Secrets to a longer and happier life according to researchers.  You may be surprised by their findings. 
To Life and Love, 

Ask Beatty – 08.25.20


1.  There is a wealth of evidence based research that teaches us about what we need to DO to be physically and emotionally healthy. Are you on board with living your life in ways that are in your best interest?  And if not...are you committed to making the necessary changes?

Ask Beatty – 08.17.20


1. WEEKLY REMINDERS...Are you doing the things that keep you feeling well emotionally, psychologically and physically?  
2.  Secrets to Living a Longer Life
3.  How to Create Your Own Personal Life Plan
To Life and Love,

Ask Beatty - 08.10.20


1. BEATTY'S WEEKLY REMINDERS... Ways to live your life that are IN YOUR BEST INTEREST both personally and professionally?  Are you on the right path?  And if not, are you willing to DO  something about it?  

2.  Secrets to Living a Longer Life according to scientists around the world.
My guest today is Judith (Judy) Heumann, who is a lifelong advocate for the rights of disabled people.  She contracted polio in 1949 in Brooklyn, New York and began to use a wheelchair for  her mobility.  She was denied the right to attend school because she was considered at school to be a 'fire hazard' at the age 5.  Judith realized early on that she, working in collaboration  with other disabled people, had to play an advocacy role due to continuous discrimination.  She is now an internationally recognized leader in the disability rights community.  Her memoir, authored with Kristen Joiner, of Being Heumann."Being Heumann:  An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist, published by Beacon Press and audio recorded by Ali Stroker, who is the first wheelchair actor to person on Broadway. Judy is featured in Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution 2020,an American award winning documentary film, available on Netflix, has been featured in numerous documentaries, was a Senior Fellow at the Ford Foundation and currently serves on a number of non-profit boards.  She is an inspiration to all of us..disabled or not!
To Life and Love,

Ask Beatty – 08.03.20


1.  My weekly reminder of living life in a way that is in our best interest.  Are you on a constructive, destructive or self-destructive path?

2.  Impact of the COVID-19 on Our Mental Health
3.  How to Manage the Emotional Impact of Getting Laid Off.  Do's and Don'ts
4.  You Say You're Not a Racist.  What would you do in these situations?
My guest today is my husband Professor Jim Vrettos, activist, sociologist, criminologist and host of The Radical Imagination on MNN television

Ask Beatty – 07.28.20


1.  Reminders to stay on a positive course, despite adversity.   Are you on board?

2.  KIM KARDASHIAN'S DILEMMA....What to do when a loved one with mental health issues refuses to get treatment?
3.  Reaching Out to Someone Who Is Having a Difficult Time..Do's and Don'ts
4.  The ABC's of Saying No to What Makes You Uncomfortable.

Ask Beatty – 07.21.20


1.  Depression, anxiety and suicide rates are up, exacerbated by the Pandemic.  Are you doing everything that is within your control to live your life to the fullest, despite the challenges? Listen to my commentary for some reminders that will help you to improve the quality of your life and your relationships.

2.  When Experts Let You Down and Deceive You.  These days, almost everyone calls themselves an expert.  How do you protect yourself from being scammed by people including doctors, lawyers, financial advisors and therapists?
3.  Is Your Therapist Helping or Harming:  How to Find a Therapist

Ask Beatty – 07.14.20


1.  Are you staying on a course that is in your best interest, or are you veering off?  It may be time to reevaluate your life, your relationships, your life choices, your career and  RESET!
                          BUYER BEWARE!

2.  My guest today is Ginny Brown, LCSW. a therapist, wife, mother of 4 and 'Mema" to 7 grandchildren.  She conducts a private mental health practice in Westown, New York and has provided training and clinical support as a Family Life Educator in the Tri-State Area.
 Following the death of her daughter Kirby at James Arthur Ray's self-help retreat in 2009, Ginny and her daughter Jean Brown wrote one of the most poignant and empowering books I have ever read,This Sweet Life:  How We Lived After Kirby Died.  It is a book about grievers, seekers and self-help professionals and is a MUST READ for everyone and anyone considering enrolling in a self-help seminar.
The family founded SEEK Safely, Inc., a 501 (c)3 charity to educate the public about self-help and promote safe and ethical practices in the industry.  As a result of the international coverage of this tragedy, she has been featured in numerous interviews and media productions in the US and the UK.
3.  Is Your Therapist Helpful or Harmful?  Read my published article and find out!

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