Get Balanced with Dr. Marissa Pei

About the Show


So this show answers that question…where guests talk about how we can improve our health and well-being, our jobs and careers, and our relationships with others and ourselves so that we can be happy, 88 percent of the time.  This is not CNN…Constantly Negative News that can be boiled down to “What is Wrong with People??!”  Instead this show highlights What is RIGHT with the world, and how we can act on our own behalf to make our own lives a better place to live in.

Dr Marissa’s past star-studded guest list includes Oprah and Larry King Live guests Dr. John Gray (mega relationship classic bestseller Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus), 4-time Oprah guest “the Love Doctor”, Dr. Pat Allen, mega-bestsellers Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements), Melody Beattie (bestselling author of over 8 million copies of Codependent No More) and Marianne Williamson, Fran Drescher (of TV Land’s Happily Divorced and founder of Cancer Schmancer), Dr Michael Bernard Beckwith (one of the teachers from The Secret and Founder of Agape ISC), Superlawyer Gloria Allred, The Cove’s Dolphin Advocist Ric O’Berry, Dr Terry Cole-Whittaker (NY Times Bestseller What You Think of Me is None of my Business), CNN Hero of the Year Bruno Serato, 16-time Emmy Award winner FOX anchor Christine Devine, Leave it to Beaver Jerry Mathers and Gilligan’s Island Mary Ann Dawn Wells to name drop 😉 just a few.
So tune into Dr. Marissa aka the kinder gentler Dr. Laura, every Tuesday ‘naturally high” noon PST on Universal Broadcasting UBNRadio out of the Sunset Gower studios in Hollywood and after only 2 years, syndicated on NBC News Radio KCAA AM 1050 every Thursday at 7pm PST. The plethora of past Oprah guests in addition to winning many Asian Business and Heritage awards has let to her honrable moniker “the Asian Oprah”!  Her regular listeners have reached over 40,000 each week only after 130 shows, and over a quarter million podcasts downloaded!  Since the advent of the camera in her studio, her YouTube views have gone from 300 last year to over 22,300 this year. The cameras also allowed her to start the first Radio for Our Deaf community series with Sharon Pierre-Louis joining as her staff ASL interpreter.  And her newest monthly series, Sexual Healing with Dr. Marissa, the new Asian Dr. Ruth has rocketed her on-air personality to the moon!
Why Sex? Well between most women having such critical voices around their own body image and not feeling comfortable about their bodies and up to 80% women faking orgasms, it was time to talk about sex baby! And we don’t talk about it…and most of the sex that is flashed around is the dark side…sexual abuse, pornography, voilence…that I wanted to Balance…of course! Pleasure is one of the gifts of life so Dr. Marissa, the Asian Dr. Ruth is determined to make Pleasure a G, and a G-Spot Rated Topic!!
Once a month Dr. Marissa also takes call-ins to help give them Life Balance Tune-Ups which often involves Smog Checking their BS (Belief Systems) that no longer serve them. After a breath of connection, there’s a Balance Assessment on 3 life dimensions; Health and Well-Being, Relationships and Job/Career.  Then Balance tools are prescribed to help the caller to Happiness, 88% of the time! And other Topics Highlighting a Path to Hope and Happiness, 88% of the Time
  • No More Bullying with teen Gerry Orz
  • 140th Death Row Exonerated by DNA evidence Nick Yarris
  • Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers of Kony Jane Ekayu
  • Frederick’s Hope after Losing his hands to the Rwandan Regime
  • SNAP helps those abused by priests…and a special Healing from Past Pain with Chris who goes through coaching sessions with Dr. Marissa on the air

Dr. Marissa Biography:

With a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology, Dr. Marissa has been speaking, coaching and facilitating to hundreds of Fortune 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo, Cedars-Sinai, AT&T, Mattel, Toyota and Bank of America for the past 25+ years.

An international sought-after public speaker, Dr. Marissa has presented her timely inspirational speech “Jump Off That Hamster Wheel…into Balanced Living” to thousands of high-achievement-oriented people across the US, Europe and Asia.  Dr. Marissa Pei is also a TV commentator featured on numerous ABC, Fox, Discovery and Learning Channel TV specials, speaking on various aspects of human dynamics including, ‘why people do strange things at work!’

In her latest Discovery Channel special “Hunting the Lost Symbol”, that airs regularly on Planet Green TV, Dr. Pei talks about conspiracy theories in Dan Brown’s most recent book.   You may have seen her on the news for her efforts in holding peace and healing in the Seal Beach tragedy can be read here at the OC Register.

A best-selling author, her latest creation is a deck of motivational cards called “52 Card Pick (Me) Ups: Stacking the Deck for Life Balance with Dr. Marissa”.  A recovering overachiever, Marissa is also the creator and instructor of Balance Tai Qi Qong, a moving mediation that promotes Inner Peace, One Breath at a Time.  As a “successful exhausted” coach to “successful exhausted” clients, coupled with a painful personal life change created the opportunity to return to her Chinese roots, and integrate New Thought Ancient Wisdom to balance body mind spirit and soul.   Dr. Marissa just won the 2014 Asian Heritage Award, Best in Entrepreneurship, 2014 Lotus Award Business Person of the Year, 2012 Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the 2007 Remarkable Woman of the Year, and 2005 Role Model of the Year Award in Business and Media.

In her not-so-spare time she also runs a 21 Day Fast from Complaining Event on Facebook (grown from 40 to over 8000), was the top 5% LinkedIn Profiles for 2012, on the Stitcher Radio Top Movers List, has 3 original songs available at, sails competitively, but her favorite job is a mom to 2 beautiful girls, Chloe and Sarah.  Obviously, her life motto is “Don’t die wondering”

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