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Whether you're dealing with baby colic, your toddler's tantrums, your tween's moods, or your teen's college applications, Mighty Mommy has parenting tips to help make your family life easier and much more fun. As the mother of 8 kids, Cheryl Butler has seen it all - and survived. Follow Cheryl's practical advice and you too will be a Mighty Mommy!
 
Join Monica Reinagel, author of "Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet," as she serves up simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits. Sorting through conflicting information and busting popular myths, Monica takes the stress out of eating so you can enjoy food, instead of fighting it. Before you know it, you'll be eating healthier and feeling more fabulous!
 
Move more of your body more often and in more interesting ways with the Get-Fit Guy! If you want to begin an exercise routine and don't know where to start, or if you've been working out for a while and aren't getting the results you want, host Brock Armstrong will give you the tips you need to reach your fitness and movement goals. Get expert information on the latest fitness trends and advice on everything from toning your arms to running a 5K or simply building more movement into your day ...
 
Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.
 
How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.
 
Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for ...
 
A podcast filled with surprisingly simple household hacks to help you save money and live better. Hosts Jeanne and Bruce Lubin offer simple solutions to everyday problems and easy, innovative tips for cleaning, DIY, cooking, organizing, and more. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
The Public Speaker helps you to inform, motivate, entertain, and persuade better. Lisa B. Marshall, author of "Smart Talk: The Public Speaker's Guide to Success in Every Situation," has short, practical tips that help you to be engaging and memorable every time you speak. It's not just about public speaking, it's about effective communication.
 
This essential guide gives any student the tools he or she needs to bridge the gap between graduation day and the "real world." Our experts have helped millions of people throughout the years, and we've taken the very best of what they have to offer for life after college and created this useful and practical collection. Get the e-book: http://bit.ly/Rw0i1C
 
Calling all domestic divas (and dudes)! Whether you are an experienced home manager, or living on your own for the first time, the Domestic CEO has easy tips on keeping your home in tip-top shape. What's the best way to manage household chores? How to decorate your home on a budget? How to keep a playroom organized? Is there a simple way to get rid of wine stains? The Domestic CEO will answer these, and many other questions - plus give you tons of expert insights and advice on making your ho ...
 
Modern life has created a ton of etiquette dilemmas that never existed before. But thanks to Modern Manners Guy, you can navigate the minefield of 21st century life with class and poise. Whether you want to get ahead at work, improve your relationships, or use the right fork, Richie Frieman's savvy tips will help you live a more polite, successful life. Check out Richie's book, "Reply All...And Other Ways to Tank Your Career" to learn the secrets of getting ahead at work...or get left behind.
 
Tech Talker demystifies technology and cutting edge devices so that even the most tech illiterate can understand what's going on with their computer or smartphone - and what to do when something goes wrong. In this podcast you will get answers to some of the biggest questions people have when dealing with technology. You'll learn new shortcuts, how to decode technical jargon, which gadgets to buy and which to skip, and even how to defend yourself against the dark arts (hackers). No matter if ...
 
Take charge of your health with the House Call Doctor. No topic is off limits as Dr. Sanaz Majd answers your most pressing medical questions with her trademark humor and straightforward advice. She'll make even the most complex medical issues easy to understand with expert advice on topics like cholesterol, diabetes, antibiotics, and everything else you need to know to understand your body better and improve your health and quality of life.
 
As summer draws to a close, there's one question on everyone's mind: Are you ready to head back to school? The Quick and Dirty Tips hosts have compiled their best tips to help you and your kids go back to school in one handy guide. You'll get tricks for studying, saving money on school supplies, and getting organized, as well as quick refreshers on basic math, science, and grammar concepts to help you and your kids succeed right off the bat. Visit QuickAndDirtyTips.com/backtoschool for more ...
 
The Clever Cookstr serves up the most timely, relevant tips from the world’s best kitchens. You’ll get a delightful mix of cooking tips from emerging and established chefs and cookbook authors, as well as exclusive insights from bakers, sommeliers, farmers, grocers, and more. Every week, Clever Cookstr provides useful information for aspiring and long-time food lovers— and for anyone who wants to get delicious homemade food on the table. If you’ve been looking for a fun, fast-paced, authorit ...
 
The Dog Trainer wants you and your dog to have a wonderful time together. If you've got a puppy, get simple, sensible pointers for raising her. Rambunctious adolescent? Transform him into a civilized adult. As for the grownups, no dog is too old to learn new tricks -- or better manners. The Dog Trainer explains how to get the polite behaviors you want and then turn those behaviors into lifelong habits. Whether you're housetraining, teaching your dog to roll over, or wondering how to evaluate ...
 
The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math ...
 
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You've heard how amazing and effective mindfulness is, but it sounds intimidating. Worry not! There are simple and sustainable ways to add mindfulness practices to your life and reap real benefits. You don't even need a meditation rug. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates…
 
Over-contributing to various tax-advantaged accounts isn’t allowed, but can be easy to do by mistake. Laura reviews the contribution limits for various accounts and how to correct an excess so you avoid costly penalties. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conv…
 
How long after dinner should you eat dessert? Is it best to eat it with your meal or wait a couple of hours? Turns out timing isn't the most important factor when it comes to sweet treats. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter…
 
Having strong chest muscles can simply help you move through your daily life with more ease. But what if you want the chest of a Greek god or a superhero? Here are some tips for getting a defined chest. We want to know how Get-Fit Guy can help you reach your fitness goals! Take the Get-Fit Guy survey (https://bit.ly/gfgsurvey2020) Read the transcri…
 
You've isolated at home for months because of the pandemic, so why are you suddenly sick? Here are a few scientific reasons why you can get sick even on lockdown. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quick…
 
Givers have got an edge! Research shows that some of the most successful people are also generous with their time, wisdom, and insight. Here's why being a giver at work gives you a competitive advantage, along with some strategies to help you wisely distribute your gifts. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe …
 
They beg, they whine, they make demands and bargain. And sometimes you can't help but cave in, which only makes the problem worse. Here are Mighty Mommy's 5 simple tips for toning down your child's sense of entitlement and fostering a work ethic, gratitude, and the ability to learn from failure. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirt…
 
Can mindfulness treat cancer? Help you fall asleep? Everyone's talking about mindfulness and how it can improve well-being and performance. But through all the hype, we may be losing sight of what mindfulness actually is ... and is not. Let's take a balanced look at mindfulness science to bust some myths. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quic…
 
Should you fill your wallet with credit cards or limit the number you have? It all depends on how you use credit and what makes sense for your financial life. Laura explains how to use credit responsibly and determine what number of credit cards is right for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the ne…
 
The future is (almost) here! New technology will allow us to produce real meat without breeding, feeding, or slaughtering any animals. Paul Shapiro, the author of Clean Meat, joins me for a fascinating peek into the world of animal-free meat. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular …
 
Our lifestyles have been getting more and more sedentary for decades but research shows that we have hit new levels since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Could a little thing called movement snacks be the key to staying fit and healthy? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Jo…
 
Is there a way to predetermine your baby's biological sex and conceive a girl or a boy? Here's what science has to say about things like genetics, timing, diet, and even adrenaline. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links…
 
In 2020, a global pandemic and a powerful social justice movement have brought the future of work hurtling toward us. We talked to Vice President of People and Communities at Cisco Systems, Elaine Mason, about what to expect and how to prepare for professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to …
 
Every family has their own way of celebrating and with Thanksgiving on tap, it can be the perfect time to add a new twist to existing holiday rituals or to start a brand new one this year. Mighty Mommy has 5 fresh ways you can make your family’s Thanksgiving holiday even more special. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips show…
 
Have you ever had to deal with someone who seems to think they're better than you or that the world owes them? Uh-oh! That's entitlement rearing it's ugly head. Here are five ways to protect yourself and avoid conflict by setting boundaries, being consistent, and showing compassion. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows.…
 
Instead of paying high interest to credit card companies, it's time to whittle down your balances and use the money to build wealth for yourself. Laura answers listener questions and reviews seven ways to pay off credit card debt. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Joi…
 
Most vegetarians consider beans to be a protein food. But most beans are much higher in carbohydrates than protein. Should we think of beans as a protein, a starch, or both? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https:…
 
Elliptical trainers are well-known gym staples, but what if you prefer to be outdoors? Enter elliptical bikes! Once a fitness fad, these contraptions seem to be gaining enduring fans. Are there advantages to choosing them over a regular bicycle? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regul…
 
Light is the fastest moving thing we know of, but just how fast is it? Has science attempted to break the light speed record, and have we been successful? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirty…
 
No matter how much you may want to, you can't be amazing at everything. Enter the most misunderstood workplace superpower around—vulnerability. Here's how to use it to propel yourself to personal and professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the con…
 
Kids learn early that manipulative behavior usually gets them what they want. These five strategies will help you foil your master manipulator and bring this challenging behavior to an end. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitte…
 
In this year of collective grief, we mourn the people, the stability, and the life experiences we have lost. How do we cope with this grief and help each other through it? How do we talk about it with kids? I talked to Dr. Patti Ashley about going through grief to reach the grace on the other side. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and D…
 
Not long ago Kettlebells were a little-known piece of gear used only by Russian musclemen. But today, kettlebell exercises provide the ultimate combination of cardio, power, coordination, and stability all packed into one neat movement. Here is a breakdown of how you can use them to get fit. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Ti…
 
Becoming self-employed or leaving a job for any reason doesn't mean you can't get affordable health insurance. Laura covers six tips to find a health plan so you and your family get the coverage you need no matter your employment situation. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular up…
 
Many people have more difficulty sleeping when they reach midlife, which is also when they start to see their weight creeping up. Sleep medicine specialist Dr. Jade Wu talks about the relationship between sleep, appetite, weight gain, and midlife changes. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter…
 
Go to the supplement aisle of almost any store in the US and you'll find melatonin, a synthetic hormone, marketed as an effective natural sleep aid, even for children! But is melatonin actually safe to use? Studies say ... Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the co…
 
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