Charles Atkins – Psychiatrist, Speaker, and Author of 25 Fiction and Nonfiction Books. In this episode: The Science of Sleep!

Charles Atkins, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist, speaker, and author of nearly twenty fiction and nonfiction books. His short stories and articles have appeared in publications from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) to Writer’s Digest Magazine. He’s penned two recent textbooks on co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, and opioid use disorders, which are used nationwide. And has written two plain-speak books on Alzheimer’s Disease and Bipolar Disorder. His first PARADE special edition magazine, The Science of Sleep, hit the stands April 2019. He writes urban fantasy both under his own name and as Caleb James. And his newest medical thriller, Elixir, will be out this summer.

Dr. Atkins has served as a regional medical director for the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and as the chief medical officer for Waterbury Hospital and Community Mental Health Affiliates. He is a faculty member of Yale University, School of Medicine, and a member of the Connecticut Commissioners’ Alcohol and Drug Policy Council.

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Ricky Kalmon – Mindset Expert, Motivational Keynote Speaker & Celebrity Hypnotist

Ricky Kalmon has amazed audiences around the world. Kalmon empowers his audience with simple, but powerful techniques to boost confidence and belief toward their goals and to exceed their own personal and professional expectations.  He has made numerous special guest appearances on ESPN, Hallmark Channel, Fox, FX, TV Guide, and HLN/CNN.  He offers top corporate entertainment with a take-home message.  Kalmon’s uniqueness comes from the way he combines music, audience participation, and comedy to create an unforgettable show that is unmatched by anyone, anywhere. It’s a show that will keep you on the edge of your seat and take you on a Vacation of the Mind! Some of his corporate clients are AT&T, Disney, Dell, Boeing, GE, Microsoft, and Pepsi.  Kalmon is also regularly invited to perform for professional sports teams, such as the USC Football Team, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Anaheim Angels, St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees.

Mindfulness Motivational Keynote Speaker Ricky Kalmon delivers corporate motivational keynote programs that will change the way you live, work, and think.  His mindset motivational programs are inspirational and offer compelling, applicable tools anyone can use in personal and professional development. By “Unlocking the Power Within™,” he reveals how our mindset can be the greatest tool in achieving new heights, reducing stress, increasing productivity and success. Kalmon will show you how to enhance your mindset to repel doubt and ignite your positive intentions. Ricky has broadened the scope of personal self-discovery and has taught thousands of people how to empower themselves and enrich their lives.  Hire Mindset Motivational Keynote Speaker Ricky Kalmon your next sales meeting, conference, and corporate leadership training program.

Benefits of Ricky Kalmon’s programs include:

  • Stress Reduction / Mindfulness
  • Overcoming Challenges / Adapting to Change
  • Accountability and Potential
  • Confidence / Attitude and Belief
  • Purpose and Prosperity

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