Why Watching Sports Is Really Good for You & Simple Strategies to A Great Relationship


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By Mike Carruthers / OmniCastMedia / Westwood One Podcast Network / wwopodcasts@westwoodone.com and Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Cumulus Podcast Network. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Moms have been passing down health and beauty advice for generations and some of it is just plain wrong! Listen as we bust some myths about some of the things mom told you that just are not true. https://www.everbeautiful.com/2010/1622/ten-popular-beauty-myths-debunked

Could being a sports fan actually be good for you? Actually, yes in several different ways according to writer Larry Olmsted author of the book is called Fans: How Watching Sports Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Understanding (https://amzn.to/2T6YUs1). Larry joins me to discuss exactly how and why being a sports fan has so many physical, mental and social benefits. If you are not a sports fan now, you likely will want to be after listening to Larry.

What causes relationships to deteriorate? You might be surprised to learn that it isn’t the big arguments and fights - it’s the little things. Or the lack of little things that wears down any romantic relationship, family relationship or friendship. Carol Bruess is a social scientist who has studied relationships for many years. She joins me to explain why relationships need lots of small injections of positivity to thrive. And she explains exactly how to do it. Carol has a TED Talk on messy relationships you can watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOnl76UqUcw&t=14s . She is also author of the book What Happy Couples Do (https://amzn.to/3A8yLcU).

Often when people don’t know what to say to someone, they’ll talk about the weather - as in “Boy, it sure is hot out!” That turns out to be a pretty smart move because almost everyone is interested in the weather. In fact, we spend a substantial portion of our lives concerned about the weather because in many ways the weather rules our lives. Listen as I explain how weather is so important to us. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1278257/We-spend-SIX-MONTHS-lives-just-talking-weather.html


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