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Call of the Day Podcast: My Grandmother Has 24 Hours to Live
By Dr. Laura on September 5, 2021

Mary Kate is apprehensive about saying good-bye to her grandmother during her last hours on hospice.   Dr. Laura: "Being thanked for beautiful memories and told you are loved is an...

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Blog: The Power of Courage
By Dr. Laura on September 3, 2021

I’m going to talk about courage today, not heroism – that's sort of the epitome of courage. Heroism is not being a baseball star, a football star, none of that is heroism. You call...

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Book: How Could You Do That?!
By Dr. Laura on September 1, 2021

Buy Now: Amazon In her 1997 best seller, "How Could You Do That?! - The Abdication of Character, Courage, and Conscience,"  Dr. Laura Schlessinger promotes personal responsibility...

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Email of the Day: My Husband Is My Hero
By Dr. Laura on August 20, 2021

Almost two years ago, my husband woke up at 4 am to me having a grand mal seizure in our bed. He didn’t know what was happening, so he called 911 and followed their instructions to try...

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Email of the Day: My Dad Quietly Helped His Employee’s Family
By Dr. Laura on August 19, 2021

My father owned an insurance agency for thirty years. At its peak, he employed up to a dozen people. My father was a good man, respected in the community, chamber of commerce president,...

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Email of the Day: I Followed My Conscience and Pursued My Heart’s Desire
By Dr. Laura on August 18, 2021

On occasion, I've heard you ask a caller, "What is your gift?" It got me pondering...well, what is MY gift? Despite being a successful lawyer at a big firm, at first, I really couldn't...

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Email of the Day: I Accepted Responsibility for My Actions
By Dr. Laura on August 17, 2021

The first time I took personal responsibility (as a teen) set the stage for how I approached it the rest of my life. When I was around 16 and hadn’t taken driver’s ed classes yet, my...

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Email of the Day: My Daughter Showed Her True Character
By Dr. Laura on August 16, 2021

Many years ago, I went to my 13-year-old daughter’s school to pick her up. While I was in the office waiting for her, her phys ed teacher recognized me and said “You know how teachers...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Another Satisfied Customer!
By Dr. Laura on August 15, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Not only did Dr. Laura's advice help Judy solve the friend problem she originally called in about, it led to a realization about her relationship...

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Call of the Day Podcast: What Do You Regret?
By Dr. Laura on August 15, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Dr. Laura asks listeners to call in and talk about a time they chickened out and why they wish they hadn't.   Dr. Laura: "What have you missed...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want to Be a Man
By Dr. Laura on August 14, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: 22-year-old Tirin was a teen father who ran away from his responsibility, but now he's taking on the task of protecting and raising three...

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YouTube: Coping With Your Physical Limitations | Certified Trainer Ben Koski
By Dr. Laura on August 13, 2021

When a knee injury destroyed Ben Koski's hard-fought pro-volleyball career, he rebuilt his health and his life. I talk to a man of conviction, courage and character about changing your...

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COTD Podcast: Life's Better When I'm Being Honest With Myself
By Dr. Laura on August 13, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Christina was 38 with three children when she married for all the wrong reasons. After calling Dr. Laura earlier this year, she has transformed...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Being Strong vs. Showing Weakness
By Dr. Laura on August 12, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Timothy finds himself struck with grief and facing the task of fathering six after the unexpected passing of his wife.   Dr. Laura: "Being...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Call Their Parents?
By Dr. Laura on August 11, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Kate worries if she should inform the parents of her teen daughter’s friends who were caught vaping and hiding alcohol.    Dr. Laura: "Be less...

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Say Goodbye?
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Tara is visiting her dying grandfather but doesn’t know what to say to him.   Dr. Laura: "What would you like to hear on your deathbed?" 

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Call of the Day: Should I Come Out Of Retirement To Save Lives?
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Terry is questioning ending his retirement and returning to the medical field to aid in the battle against the pandemic.Dr. Laura: "True heroes...

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Call of the Day: Is It Okay To Have Feelings As A First Responder?
By Dr. Laura on August 9, 2021

Week of Character, Courage and Conscience: Jason is a first responder who witnessed a terrible car accident while off-duty. He finds himself overwhelmed by his feelings, but isn't sure...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Defend My Mom Against My Sister?
By Dr. Laura on June 25, 2021

Sandy believes that her sister and niece are treating Sandy's mother improperly, but she's not sure what to do about it.   Dr. Laura: "Under no circumstances should you stand by and...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Is it Right to Be a Whistleblower?
By Dr. Laura on June 6, 2021

Jessica is worried about how her brother is going to react when he finds out that she has told the truth about something he did wrong.   Dr. Laura: "Have the courage of your convictions...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want to Back Out of My Agreement
By Dr. Laura on May 30, 2021

20-year-old Saylor wants to get out of her commitment to move in with an acquaintance after learning that the girl's parents plan to come over all of the time.   Dr. Laura: "Face her...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Family is Happier
By Dr. Laura on March 28, 2021

Yvette recently started listening to Dr. Laura, and she says that she, her husband and their children are all thriving thanks to the advice she has started to implement.   Dr. Laura: ...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Did the Right Thing!
By Dr. Laura on February 23, 2021

Janette called Dr. Laura more than a year ago about a man who did her wrong. She took Dr. Laura's advice and now feels stronger than ever and ready to find love.   Dr. Laura: "Carrying a...

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Email of the Day: My Daughter Married A Man!!
By Dr. Laura on July 16, 2020

I want to thank you for giving me the courage to speak up in a terrible situation. Last year, we were at a football tailgate, eating with friends and family.

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