Do you swear? Sometimes – at least for some of us – it is hard NOT to. And it just may be appropriate when you are in pain. Some fascinating research offers some real benefits of profanity – when used sparingly.
Also, there is an interesting phenomenon in sports – and that is, how some teams dominate a sport for several years. They become a dynasty. So what is it that causes that? Is it superstar players or excellent coaching? No. Those things are important but not the differentiating factor according to Sam Walker. Sam has been an editor and sports columnist at the Wall Street Journal for 20 years and author of the book, The Captain’s Class: The Hidden force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams. Sam discovered one special element of winning teams that you will never guess. And it turns out it is applicable to teams in business and organizations as well as sports.
Plus, does it matter whether you read a book on a Kindle or some other e-reader? Does reading a real book with paper pages improve your understanding and comprehension? The answer may surprise you.
Then, is it really a good idea to have – or strive to have – the perfect home? While it might be nice to follow Martha Stewart’s example, perhaps it is impossible for most people. Weighing in on this is Lisa Quinn is a former self-described Martha Stewart impersonator who has her own TV show on The Live Well Network called Home with Lisa Quinn. She is also author of the book called Life is Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets . She offers some relief and practical suggestions for those who would like the perfect home but find that is daunting if not impossible to maintain it.
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RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE:
Source for story about swearing and pain: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4826634/Swearing-raise-tolerance-pain-study-reveals.html
Amazon link for Sam Walker’s book, The Captain Class: http://amzn.to/2wBoB6H
Amazon link for Lisa Quinn’s book, Life’s Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets: http://amzn.to/2w9SaLq
Link to Lisa Quinn’s TV show, Home with Lisa Quinn: http://livewellnetwork.com/Home-with-Lisa-Quinn/episodes/111?show=homewithlisaquinn&ct=lwhd_Episode
Source for story about the difference between reading real books Vs reading on an e-reader: http://mic.com/articles/99408/science-has-great-news-for-people-who-read-actual-books