Something You Should Know about Human Behavior

Medical Miracles

September 11, 2014


Interview with Dr. Edward Creagan, author of the book How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis




Mike Carruthers: 
There are a lot of people walking around today who really should be dead.


Edward T. Creagan, M.D.:
I have a formal presentation on miracles and I have the Cat scans and I have the MR scans and I have the pathology report. Patients who should have died twenty-five years ago continue to live meaningful productive and creative lives.

Dr. Edward T. Creagan

Living Your Dream

September 10, 2014


Interview with Martha Lasley, author of the book Courageous Visions: How to Unleash Passionate Energy in Your Life and Your Organization




Mike Carruthers:
Everyone should be living their dream, it just makes sense. What on earth could be more important than living your dream?


Martha Lasley:
You would think, what I noticed though is a lot of people have their dreams squashed - usually by well-meaning well-intentioned adults who try to steer them towards certain professions or outside of what they really care about.

Martha Lasley

Fighting The Blues

September 9, 2014


Interview with John Presto PsyD, author of the book Lift Your Mood Now: Simple Things You Can Do to Beat the Blues




Mike Carruthers:
Everybody from time to time will get sad and have the blues.


John D. Preston, Psy.D.:
Clearly the things that work best are to make a point to get engaged in life.


John Preston PsyD

Why We're All In A Hurry

September 5, 2014


Interview with C. Leslie Charles, author of the book Why Is Everyone So Cranky: The Ten Trends Complicating Our Lives and What We Can Do About Them




Mike Carruthers:
Ever wonder why people seem less friendly and more cranky than they used to be?


Leslie Charles:

Because we are overwhelmed, overworked, overscheduled and overspent. Does that sound like anyone you know?

C. Leslie Charles

How You Talk To Yourself

September 4, 2014


Interview with Pam Brill, author of the book The Winner's Way : A proven method for achieving your personal best in any situation




Mike Carruthers:
Do you talk to yourself? Of course you do, whether silently or out loud we all talk to ourselves.


Dr. Pam Brill:
Whenever I ask people how they talk to themselves, if you talk to the person sitting next to you the same way you talk to yourself you think that person would want to be your friend?

Pam Brill

Confrontation - Part 2

August 26, 2014


Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition




Mike Carruthers:
Most likely you’ve been in a confrontation with someone that got heated and didn’t end well.


Barbara Pachter:
When you meet someone’s aggression with your own aggression you’re giving that person power over you.


Barbara Pachter


August 25, 2014


Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition




Mike Carruthers:
Confrontation can be difficult so we either avoid it or we tend to explode.


Barbara Pachter:
There is an alternative for people. Because when you think about it if you don’t say anything nothing changes, if you explode usually things get worse.

Barbara Pachter

Power Of Making Small Changes

August 21, 2014


Interview with Larry Terkel, co-author of the book Small Change: It's the Little Things in Life That Make a Big Difference!




Mike Carruthers:
When you think about it making small changes may be the best way to improve yourself.


Larry Terkel:
Like saving small change in a jar everyday adds up small changes in your life add up. Making small changes one at a time adds up to a better you physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Larry Terkel

The Secret To Your Success- Part 2

August 6, 2014


Interview with Roger James Hamilton, author of the book The Millionaire Master Plan: Your Personalized Path to Financial Success




Mike Carruthers:
Different people have different ideas on how to succeed.


Roger James Hamilton:
When someone like Warren Buffet says don’t go out and take risk but do things you understand and then you have someone like Richard Branson who says no, no go out and do amazing things you’ve never done before. They’re actually saying the opposite of each other and they’re both right it’s just that they have different geniuses to get there.

Roger James Hamilton

Quieting Your Inner Critic

July 30, 2014


Interview with Beverly Engel, author of the book Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame




Mike Carruthers:
Do you have a negative voice inside your head that loves to pop up and criticize you?


Beverly Engel:
People who have a very powerful inner-critic usually are perfectionists, they are really critical of themselves constantly; they always blame themselves when things go wrong.

Beverly Engel

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