Why Having Fun Really Matters & Powerful Strategies to Tame Your Email

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Why do people sometimes choke when they swallow? Is it really because it went down “the wrong pipe”? This episode begins with an interesting look at what swallowing is all about and why sometimes thing go wrong. Source: Joel Herskowitz, author of Swallow Safely (https://amzn.to/3pXFjqv)

You probably think that having fun is something you do after the hard work is done. Fun is a reward, not a necessity. Yet, there is some solid evidence that having fun is good for you. In fact, making it a priority is essential to your well-being. Journalist and speaker Catherine Price author of the book The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again (https://amzn.to/32113to) joins me to explain how you may be spending a lot of time having time on “fake fun” rather than true fun. And how having more true fun can transform your life.

Catherine’s website is https://howtohavefun.com/

You likely have a lot of information coming at you all day long in the form of emails, texts, notifications and other forms of communication. All of that incoming information can sap your time, productivity and energy. To the rescue is Maura Nevel Thomas author of The Happy Inbox (https://amzn.to/323ZUkt). Maura has some really easy and simple strategies that will help you tame all those messages and notifications so you can stay focused on what’s important yet still be available for those people who need you.

You know the post office mottos that starts …”Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night…” Well, it turns out that isn’t really the motto or creed of the USPS. Listen as I explain where that motto came from and what WILL prevent your mail carrier from delivering mail if you re not careful https://about.usps.com/publications/pub100.pdf

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