I suspect we all mispronounce words from time to time. Either we learned them wrong or we get lazy. I know I usually pronounce affidavit as if it has a D on the end instead of a t because it is just easier. It’s wrong but it is easier. We start today’s episode by looking at some commonly mispronounced words because some people will judge you harshly when you mispronounce words.
Then, what happens when you die? Of course we don’t know for sure – or do we? Dr. Mary Neal is a medical doctor who drowned in a kayaking accident in Chile several years ago. She was dead for 30 minutes. But she came back. Wait until you hear the story she tells of her experience of dying and returning to tell the tale. Dr. Neal is the author of the N.Y. Times best-selling book To Heaven and Back.
If you are a wine drinker, you have no doubt gone to take a sip only to see a fruit fly swimming in your glass. Should you toss out the fly and drink the wine or start all over? There is a little science you need to hear.
And why are procrastinators made to feel bad that they always wait until the last minute to accomplish a task? What does it matter as long as it gets done? According to clinical psychologist Dr. Mary Lamia, author of the book,What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success . procrastinators should stop feeling bad and stop trying to change. First of all it is almost impossible to change and secondly, there is no reason to. And she explains all of that in today’s episode.
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RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE:
Source for story about mispronounced words: http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/style-and-usage/mispron.html
Amazon link for Dr. Mary Neal’s book, To Heaven and Back: http://amzn.to/2yFC7EL
Amazon link for Mary Lamia’s book, What Motivates Getting Things Done: (http://amzn.to/2zGr0Md
Source for story about fruit flies in your wine: http://www.expertstown.com/wine-flies/