December 24, 2014

 

Interview with Terry Kovel, co-author of the book Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2015: America's Most Authoritative Antiques Annual!

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Around the holidays we often think of the toys of our childhood. If we’d only kept them, like…


Terry Kovel:

Mr. Potato Head, an early Mr. Potato Head with a pipe, would be worth in the hundreds of dollars.

 


Terry Kovel


December 23, 2014

 

Interview with Bob Losyk, author of the book Get a Grip!: Overcoming Stress and Thriving in the Workplace

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There’s one sure way  to feel really great this holiday especially if you’re feeling a little bit down…


Bob Losyk:

Try and help the needy and do something for somebody else it just makes people feel so great.

 


Bob Losyk


December 22, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Thomas Habib, author of the book If These Walls Could Talk: A Therapist Reveals Stories of Change and How They will Work for You

 

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Mike Carruthers:
 Many adult children just love to visit their parents for the holidays. But many adult children just hate it.

 

Dr. Thomas Habib:
The reason is that the parents haven’t changed their relationship from a parenting-based relationship to a friendship-based relationship.

 


Dr. Thomas Habib


December 19, 2014

 

Interview with David Hoffman, author of the book Kid Stuff: Great Toys from Our Childhood

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
So many of the classic toys never started out as toys. 

 

David Hoffman:
Lionel Trains were actually, the guy who came up with the concept of a play train did it as a store display, in a toy shop, to show off other toys.
 


David Hoffman


December 18, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Adrian Calabrese, author of the book 10 Spiritual Steps to a Magical Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As we get ready to head into the new year 2015 it's a good time to take stock of all the things we have and are grateful for.

 

Adrian Calabrese:
If you express your gratitude, you look at your life the way it is, and you realize just how much you really do have, instead of dwelling on what you don't have.
 


Dr. Adrian Calabrese


December 17, 2014

 

Interview with Steven Chandler, author of the book 50 Ways to Create Great Relationships: How to Stop Taking and Start Giving

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
Developing friendships or relationships takes certain important skills.

 

Steve Chandler:
For example, listening, listening is the most creative aspect of relationships; it's what really makes relationships strong.
 


Steven Chandler


December 15, 2014

 

Interview with Jeff Guinn, co-author of the book The Autobiography of Santa Claus

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Have you ever wondered how St. Nicholas became Santa Claus?

 

Jeff Guinn:
Santa Claus is the name that he actually got in America back when we were still colonies of the British and the Dutch.
 


Jeff Guinn


December 15, 2014

 

Interview with David Niven, author of the book 100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use it (100 Simple Secrets)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s never too late to get healthy.

 

David Niven:
A couple researchers did a study of 72 year olds who’d never exercised in their life. And they had them start walking and doing things that were not particularly draining and what do you know if their health didn’t improve.
 


David Niven


December 12, 2014

 

Interview with Jay Phelan, co-author of the book Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food Taming Our Primal Instincts

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Evolution plays an important role in attraction to the opposite sex. For example women seem to be programmed to be attracted to a good provider.

 

Jay Phelan:
One of my favorite studies is that women ranked about a hundred photos of men, and how attractive are they.
 


Jay Phelan


December 11, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Ron Inge, Chief Dental Officer, Western Dental

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The holidays can be tough on your teeth because we tend to eat a lot more sweets.

 

Dr. Ron Inge:
We don’t expect anyone not to have sweets but what we’d like to do is have them brush within what we call the hot zone which is 20 minutes after eating any type of sugar or carbohydrates. You can reduce the effect of the bacteria.
 


Dr. Ron Inge


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