The Mountain Life

Physical Therapist Lauren Ziaks joins the program to preview the panel discussion taking place May 16 at the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of CONNECT Summit County's Community Education Series, Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Impacts on Mental Health.  


Investigative journalist and author Cathryn Jakobson Ramin discusses her book Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery. In her efforts to manage her own back pain, Ramin spent years and a small fortune on myriad treatments. Then, she spent six years researching what works and what doesn't in this $100 billion (annual) industry.  


Benjamin Spall joins Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney to discuss his book, My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired.  It turns out that the first few choices you make each morning determine whether you'll be productive and mindful all day, or whether the world will clobber you over the head. What's YOUR morning routine?  

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Neil Strauss, an eight-time New York Times bestselling author and award-winning Rolling Stone journalist.  He joins us to discuss his new book: THE TRUTH: An Eye-Opening Odyssey Through Love Addiction, Sex Addiction, and Extraordinary Relationships.  THE TRUTH, he says, is a shockingly personal and brutally honest memoir that faces the terror of commitment and intimacy head on — and discovers not just the hidden causes but the controversial solutions. 

Filmmaker and TV personality, Max Lugavere, joins Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek to present his plan for eliminating brain fog and optimizing the brain’s health and performance. His new book is Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life


The 10 genius foods are some that you've known are good for you: avocado, olive oil, free-range beef, pasture-fed eggs, blueberries, broccoli, almonds, and, well, listen in to hear the rest.




Renee Huang, founder of the Wild Women Tribe, joins Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney. The Wild Women Tribe has another retreat coming up June 2 - 4 in Moab.  This is a wilderness retreat and it circles around the theme of women's learning, expanding, and collaborating. 

Dr. Steven Gundry, author of the 2017 New York Times bestseller, The Plant Paradox, joins the program. In his new book, The Plant Paradox Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Live Lectin FreeDr. Gundry offers an overview of his Plant Paradox program, instructs readers how to overhaul their pantries and provides shopping lists to make delicious, simple, seasonal, lectin-free meals to replenish and revitalize those suffering from chronic inflammation.

Lynn Ware Peek speaks with retired Navy Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld who served as vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and was the number two ranking military officer in the U.S. The admiral, along with his wife Mary, co-chair S.A.F.E. Project US (Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic) and are bringing their nationwide crusade to defeat the opioid epidemic to Summit County as part of the Connect community education series on Tuesday, May 8, at the Blair Education Center of the Park City Hospital.

Richard M. Cohen, a New York Times bestselling author, lived with multiple sclerosis for more than four decades before he found a flicker of hope in a relatively new treatment: stem cell therapy. In this segment, he discusses his upcoming book, Chasing Hope: A Patient’s Deep Dive into Stem Cells, Faith, and the Future. It’s a revealing, often humorous look at living with an enduring auto-immune disease.

Andrew Santella was a self-declared procrastinator until he wrote the book on procrastination and found out there are far worse procrastinators than he. Santella joins the program to talk about this new book, Soon: An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me.