Chef and Cookbook Author Cindy Gershen

Want to lose weight without giving up sugar, soda, and bread? Author and weight loss/healthy eating enthusiast Cindy Gershen has two words for you: Fat Chance! Cindy might be the perfect poster child for the Tough Love movement because she's passionate and tough-minded about her no-sugar diet that led to a 100-pound weight loss that she's kept off for over ten years.

Kelly Barth and Her Own Personal Jesus

Listen in on this intriguing interview with Kelly Barth, author of the memoir My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus. Kelly shares about her unique but universal struggles in dealing with love and acceptance after coming out to her family. In her book marriage equality and religion come face-to-face in a humorous and thoughtful manner.

Interview: Victoria Moran

The latest guest in my Namely Marly Podcast interviews is Victoria Moran. Victoria is a life coach, whole living health consultant, worldwide speaker and author of over 10 books, some of which have landed her on the Oprah Show. Today Victoria is speaking with me about how to stay motivated with those pesky New Year's Goals, and a little about names as well.

Melanie Notkin

Today’s guest is Melanie Notkin, America’s premier Savvy Auntie and the founder of the award winning website Savvy Auntie. I spoke with Melanie recently about her name, names for the respected women in our lives (aunts), and her exciting work that has resulted in both an award winning website and a bestselling book. Read the full article for your chance to win a free copy of her book!

Name Interview: Alexis Miesen

A big priority for many parents is finding a name that can’t be reduced to any kind of negative diminutive. You know like, Willy from William. I thought about that when I began my interview with Alexis Miesen, co-proprietress of Blue Marble Ice Cream. You wouldn’t think that the name Alexis could have any bad nicknames attached to it. I soon learned I was wrong.