Posted by: grokscience | July 29, 2020

Mindful Temperance

Boucher_BG_imageAlcohol use can be problematic if individuals are unable to control their intake. This can be made more difficult living in a culture that promotes drinking. On this episode, Lisa Boucher discussed her book, Raising the Bottom.

Rise up! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 22, 2020

Discord Power

blue-professional-photo-1Harmony in relationships is often sought as the ideal state of affairs, but can discord be even more powerful in building healthy relationships? On this episode, Dr. Claudia M. Gold discussed her new book, The Power of Discord.

Major fifth? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 15, 2020

Cyberbullying

EkeWith the mandated quarantines affecting children and their peers, bullying and cyberbullying have taken on new forms. On this episode, Dr. Elizabeth Englander discussed her book, 25 Myths About Bullying and Cyberbullying.

Urban legends? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 8, 2020

Writing Wild

AaltoOur appreciation for the natural world is influenced by great nature writing. However, the contribution of women to this genre has often been unappreciated. On this episode, Kathryn Aalto discussed these writers in her new book, Writing Wild.

Bring an eraser… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 1, 2020

Oncology Excellence

Dr._BS_AjaiKumarAlthough medical science has advanced cancer treatment, it has not been well implemented throughout the world, especially in developing countries. On this episode, Dr. B.S. Ajaikumar discussed his new book, Excellence Has No Borders.

Excellent! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 24, 2020

Bezonomics

brian-dumaine-151910893The incredible ubiquity of Amazon in our current economy has influenced not just online retailing, but other areas as well. What is the data driven approach employed by this company? On this episode, Brian Dumaine discussed his new book, Bezonomics.

Supply and demand? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 17, 2020

Opportunity Mindset

headshot-15The world is full of chaotic and unexpected events. So, what is the best method for dealing with a crisis? On this episode, Dr. Jim Taylor discussed his new book, How to Survive and Thrive When Bad Things Happen.

Give a little whistle… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 10, 2020

Growing Young

marta-zaraska-71_mLongevity is often discussed in terms of good diet and exercise, but the role of kindness, happiness, and sociability are often overlooked. On this episode, Marta Zaraska discussed her new book, Growing Young.

Benjamin Button?… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 3, 2020

Assassins Night

282441186The world would be a very different place had FDR, Churchill, and Stalin not been the leaders during World War II. This almost would have happened had a Nazi assassination plot succeeded. On this episode, Howard Blum discussed his new book, Night of the Assassins.

Look behind you… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 27, 2020

Body Dragging

color_matloffBeing prepared is a motto that is often easier said than done. How do we prepare for the extraordinary situations that we may encounter in our lives? On this episode, Judith Matloff discussed her book, How to Drag a Body.

Lift with the legs… 😉

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