Something You Should Know about Emotions


Using Your Sense To Find A Mate

January 14, 2016

 

Interview with Leagan Kasper, author of the book Sensing Mr. Right Guy: The Ultimate and Humorous Dating Guide for Women

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When people look for romantic partners they sometimes miss the obvious.

 

Leagan Kasper:
Listen to the voice of a man, do we really like that voice or were we just bamboozled by the looks? -paying attention to how he eats, how he chooses food, seeing how he smells.
 


Leagan Kasper

Getting Over The Winter Holiday Blues

December 29, 2015

 

Interview with Jeffrey Rossman, author of the book The Mind-Body Mood Solution: The Breakthrough Drug-Free Program for Lasting Relief from Depression

 

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Mike Carruthers:
For some people the holiday season and the dreariness of winter can lead to depression.

 

Jeffrey Rossman:
Many people don’t get enough sunlight; they are not spending enough time being physically active. In addition to all of that people don’t get enough sleep which can contribute to depression.
 


Jeffrey Rossman

How To Be More Charismatic

December 21, 2015

 

Interview with Olivia Fox, author of the book The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Anyone can be more charismatic if you understand what charisma actually is.

 

Olivia Fox:
It is the old Dale Carnegie quote, "You can make more friends in two months by being truly interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
 


Olivia Fox

Why You Get Angry

October 9, 2015

 

Interview with Janet Pfeiffer, author of the book The Secret Side of Anger

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you think about it anger is really the result of unmet needs and expectations.

 

Janet Pfeiffer:
We expect certain things of ourselves, we expect certain things of other people, but when those expectations aren’t met we become frustrated and angry.
 


Janet Pfeiffer

Expressing Appreciation

June 19, 2015

 

Interview with Dan Shapiro, author of the book Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Showing appreciation can be almost magical in any relationship, discussion or negotiation if you know how to do it right.

 

Daniel Shapiro:
People often say, "Empathize with the other person, validate their emotions." But what does that mean?

 
 


Dan Shapiro

Why You Like Music

May 25, 2015

 

Interview with Dan Levitin author of This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So, interesting thing about music.

 

Dan Levitin:
Wherever there are people there seems to be music. As far as we know every known culture on the planet today has music and that seems to have been so as far back as we know.
 


Dan Levitin

 

Social And Performance Anxiety

May 19, 2015

 

 

Interview with Jonathan Berent author of Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties

 

www.social-anxiety.com

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Mike Carruthers:
More people have social or performance anxiety than perhaps anyone realized. You know that fear of giving a presentation or the fear of looking foolish or nervous
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Jonathan Berent:
And I’ve had countless people who have told me things like, “You know I’m thinking of getting into a car accident tomorrow on the way to work because I have to give a presentation and there’s no way I’m going to do it.”
 

Jonathan Berent

 

How You Perceive Risk

 May 14, 2015

Interview with David Ropeik, author of Risk!: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You

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Mike Carruthers:
How we decide what's risky or scary doesn't necessarily follow logic…

 

David Ropeik:
In olden times it was pretty easy to figure out what was dangerous -  it was the lion that was attacking or it was the guy with the club - and risks were obvious.
 

David Ropeik

Dealing With Anger

May 8, 2015

 

Interview with John Lee, author of The Anger Solution: The Proven Method for Achieving Calm and Developing Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationships

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Funny thing about anger - people get angry all the time and yet…

 

John Lee:
The words you will very seldom ever hear a lover, a spouse, a boss or an employee ever say to anybody is, “I’m angry”. 


John Lee

 

Anxiety

April 9, 2015

 

Interview with Lucinda Bassett, author of the book From Panic to Power: Proven Techniques to Calm Your Anxieties, Conquer Your Fears, and Put You in Control of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Anxiety. It's a big problem.

 

Lucinda Bassett :
It's the number one emotional problem in the world today. Anxiety is the number one reason people go to the hospital emergency room. It's the number one reason people use prescription medication. It's believed to be the number one reason people abuse alcohol, miss work, or have a hard time coping in general.

 


Lucinda Bassett

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