Episode 127: Becoming a Warrior for Love

Released Thursday, 19th March 2015
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Dr. Debra” Mandel, aka “The Love Warrior,” is a nationally renowned psychologist, author, blogger, and TV/Radio personality with twenty-plus years experience. Combining wit, wisdom and compassion, Dr. Debra has helped millions of people overcome their woes and learn to thrive!

If you haven’t yet met Dr. Debra in person, you may have seen her on many of the top-rated national TV shows (e.g., The Tyra Banks Show, The Today Show, The Early Show), or heard her on over 400 radio programs on a variety of topics, especially those centered on love and intimacy. She also co-hosts a weekly call-in advice radio show, Talk It Out, on www.latalkradio.com--also available as a podcast.

Dr. Debra has authored four books including the widely publicized Dump That Chump (Harper Collins, 2007). She has written a “Dear Dr. Debra” column, and has been regularly quoted in articles for many national magazines such as Glamour,Fitness, Cosmopolitan.

Dr. Debra earned her doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology and was licensed to practice in 1989. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Los Angeles County Psychological Association. She works with individuals, couples, and families with a range of specialties from relationship and daily life issues to depression, anxiety, eating disorders and addiction.

When she’s not out helping people transform adversity into strength, Dr. Debra loves spending time with her family and friends, and her two favorite furry felines, Bobby and Prowler

JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, an Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core. She was named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine.  

JJ vividly reminds us that the word ‘fitness’ is not just about the state of one’s physical body, but also the factors which determine a person’s overall well being.

And, for JJ, the key components in all these areas are ‘invisible’ — balanced support structures of nutrition, emotional centeredness and health. A favorite of journalists and the media for her depth of knowledge and vibrant personality, JJ, a contributing expert for Get Active Magazine, has also been featured in many national magazines, including Shape, Fitness, Muscle and Fitness HERS, Elegant Bride, and Women’s Health as well as appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox 11 and KTLA. She is also a video expert for About.com and regular contributor for The Daily Love.

JJ launched her professional career in 1996 as the Foundations Director for the New York Sports Club, where she designed curriculum and in-house certification for new and previously uncertified fitness trainers. She has also been certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), International Sports Science Association (ISSA), and the Resistance Training Specialist Program (RTS).

With a focus on biomechanics, JJ has lectured for The Learning Annexand as a featured speaker for New York Times Bestselling Author of The Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Ecker’s Peak Potentials seminars, as well as corporate clients, including Pacific Gas and Electric, Hanson Engineering, and Jostens, Inc. She is the Wellness Expert for KFC International, the Health and Fitness Expert for the National Association of Entrepreneur Moms, and a Fitness Expert for Nourishing Wellness Medical Center. 

She has been working in the health and wellness industry for 15 years, as a fitness trainer with a knack for helping her clients become more self-aware and self-empowered through her ability to quickly identify and pinpoint problem areas, and then create simple solutions involving exercise, nutrition and mindset changes. She is the Host of the new iTunes Podcast Show Fit 2 Love: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Fitness for the Happy Life You Deserve which is six day a week video and audio show.

What sets JJ apart from her Celebrity Fitness counterparts is the holistic approach to getting results. Over the last fourteen years she has studied, used and applied Positive Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic  Programming (NLP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Law of Attraction, Quantum Physics, Non Violent Communication, Imago Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. JJ Flizanes has proven that she’s not only an expert in matters of the body and fitness—she’s an insightful and provocative author who delivers a timely message about matters of the heart.

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