7 p.m. | Effortless Healing with Dr. Joseph Mercola
A well-known physician, Dr Mercola’s website is one of the most visited natural-health sites in the world – a site dedicated to educating readers about ways to improve their health.
He is one of the world’s leading advocates for using food as medicine. In this program he helps people struggling with their weight and chronic conditions to make the connection to their food and lifestyle choices.
He’s an educator committed to teaching people how to cultivate their own power to heal. He believes the body is designed to be healthy without drugs, and in giving it what it needs to thrive, so it can regenerate itself without any outside interventions. This innate restorative tendency is what he calls “effortless healing.”
Rather than suggesting people rely on expensive and potentially dangerous drugs Dr. Mercola empowers people to become their own healers and helps viewers understand how they can effortlessly modify their diet to achieve their health goals.
He covers the impact of gluten and sugar on the body, the benefits of intermittent fasting and exercise, and provides Effortless Healing Action plans throughout. He clearly outlines changes viewers can make in their lives, from eliminating certain foods to adding others, and illustrates the changes that could result.
He puts forward principles of healing to arm viewers with information to choose more skillfully what and when to eat, what to drink, how and how often to move, and how to remove the roadblocks to wellness – such as subpar food and contaminated beverages – so that their body can do what it was designed to do effortlessly: stay well.
8:30 p.m. | Sacred Earth
Emmy-award winning filmmaker Jan Nickman has created two revolutionary, visual-feasts of natural wonders, pioneering an entirely new genre of "Nature Immersion Experiences." His films are extraordinary rides that go beyond the discussion about nature and carry the viewer into the experience of nature. Sacred Earth - as well as its companion film, Echoes of Creation -- is exquisitely crafted to allow the viewer to "feel" nature, as if actually being there.
Each film is specifically designed for repeated viewing, to be watched again and again. The film has been successfully tested in pledge and this pledge event was created by KAET-Eight of Phoenix. Pledge hosts are Alice Ferris and Mitch Strohman. As KAET pioneered, the two films can compliment each other in a stack, or they can be used individually anywhere you need a shorter one-hour pledge program in your schedule As the result of director Jan Nickman's pioneering Music-to-Picture technique, viewers can have a new experience with each viewing - in much the same way music is enjoyed repeatedly.
Sacred Earth was filmed in often inaccessible and sacred lands of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and California. Academy-award Winning actress Linda Hunt delivers poetic and contemplative spoken words for Sacred Earth. The original soundtrack was composed by Grammy-nominated composer David Arkenstone, and dancer Caroline Richardson, formerly First Soloist for the Royal Canadian Ballet, also appears in the film.
9:30 p.m. | Great Railway Journeys of Europe
Historian and archetypal Englishman Julian Davidson travels from the frozen wastes of Norway to the sunny shores of the Italian Adriatic coast, sampling the delights of some of the most dramatic and fascinating railway journeys in Europe.
In Norway he explores the capital Oslo before boarding the superfast intercity express train towards Bergen. This takes him high into the ice fields, crossing the highest point of any European railway. He takes a detour onto on one of the most spectacular pieces of track anywhere in the world called the Flamsbana, and then continues on to Bergen where he visits the home of composer Edvard Grieg.
Vienna is Julian's next port of call where he tours the world famous Ringstrasse and Shonbrunne Palace, discovering the facts behind the staggering wealth and achievements of Emperor Franz Joseph's Austro-Hungarian Empire. Hopping onto one of Austria's advanced Railjet passenger trains, he is whisked high into the Alps and the breath-taking mountain line known as the Semmering pass.
After a brief stop, he continues on to the end of the line in the beautiful Italian coastal town of Trieste. Glasgow is the second city of Scotland and the start of Julian's journey north into the Western Highlands and four hundred years back in time to learn of feuding kings and fractious clans. He visits the ancient town of Fort William where he climbs aboard "The Jacobite," a lovely old steam train which takes him on a line recognizable for being the "Hogwarts Express" in the Harry Potter film series. He ends in the port of Malaig, hopping off point for the Western Isles.
11 p.m. | Rick Steves' Dynamic Europe: Amsterdam, Prague, Berlin
In his latest special, travel guru Rick Steves tours three of Europe's most energetic capitals - Prague, Amsterdam and Berlin. In each city, Rick shares his valuable insights on art, culture and history, along with his practical, experience-enhancing travel advice. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers.
In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene. In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Rick experiences its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and some of the tastiest beer in Europe. Then, he explores uniquely entertaining Amsterdam, a quaint yet jarring city filled with Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffee shops - all beneath tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint church towers. In reunited Berlin, Rick finds evocative memorials and other reminders of the city's 20th-century tumult, and enjoys its now-trendy east side, people-friendly riverfront and vibrant social scene.