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Dave’s Diary: Hey Boss! You’re Blowing It! Time for a Change!

 

Ok, show of hands…how many of you would keep working if you won the 550 million dollar Powerball?  Believe it or not, some people would…people with meaningful work, who love their job, their co-workers and the sense of satisfaction their work provides. 

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Dave’s Diary: Family Values Win Again-Married With Kids Happiest

Here is an interesting observation for you. Married people who have  kids are happier than married couples without kids and the more kids the merrier according to researchers from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The research seems to indicate marriage is key. Couples who aren't married, even if they are in a committed relationship and live together, don't find greater happiness through children.

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Dave’s Diary: Surprise Discovery Overspending Causes Stress

 

The Halloween hangover, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and the run up to Christmas/…no wonder November is National Stress Free Family Holiday Month. A recent FranklinCovey survey asking over 15,000 customers what causes them stress during the most wonderful time of the year and the number one answer was ..yup

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Dave’s Diary: Women Say “I Do” to Hubby and Booze

We all know the stereotype. It’s played out in the movies and on TV every day. Something about marriage, the wife, kids, responsibilities, or whatever, drives men to drink.  Only it’s a myth. In fact,  science says just the opposite is true…married women drink more than men! (You knew that didn’t you ladies!)

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Trying For Perfection Comes at a Heavy Price

Perfectionists put themselves on the perfect path to an early death.  It’s good to be good but nobody’s perfect – still some people just keep trying. According to sociologist and former perfectionist, Dr. Christine Carter, for the good of their health, perfectionists really need to lighten up.

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Dave’s Diary: Oh Rats, I Forgot How Much Sugar to Consume

 

A spoon full of sugar may help the medicine go down….but could the sugar itself cause other problems?  Is it possible that your sweet tooth may be nibbling away at your brain power?  New research seems to suggest that a sugary-sweet diet, high in fructose, could impair memory.

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Dave’s Diary: Sleep…Thinking Outside of the Box…Spring

 

Years ago before I got into Radio and TV I was considering a career in psychology.  I earned a degree and am still and fascinated by the workings of the conscious and unconscious mind.  Dream interpretation and significance was of particular interest.   I’m not alone.  Researchers at Harvard Medical School say if you think dreams are just fluffy fantasies you're wrong. Dreams are full of meaning and can make you smarter and spur creativity by linking thoughts and ideas you'd never connect when you're awake, say experts.

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Fickle Finger of Fate Points Out Math Potential

 

You may have heard something like this before…but you might be able to predict your students SAT performance just by looking at their hands….and it doesn’t have anything to do with those hands busy texting rather than flipping through the pages of a book! 

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Dave’s Diary: Drinkuing U.K. Parents – the Glass is Half Empty!

 

  I know dozens of parents who, at one time or another, have all joked about being driven to drink by their kids. But it seem like in the U.K. they aren’t joking!

A new report reveals that almost  a fifth of Britain's mothers and fathers believe drinking alcohol actually helps make them a better parent …a “fifth” get it!  How ironically inappropriate.   And how unsettling that six out of 10 parents claim their drug or alcohol use had no effect on family life.

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Working Moms Relax–The kids Will be Just Fine

 

The guilt of the working mom.  How to provide for a better life without being there for the life you have?  It is source of never ending stress for some moms but take a deep breath and hear the results of a new study.  Dr. Anne McMunn of University College London conducted a study and the results show that mothers with young kids should stop feeling guilty about working outside of the home.   

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