Helping you find your path in 2014, Randye Nicky and Diana chat with guest Lionel Ketchian, author of “Food For Thought” and founder of the Happiness Club.
Do you know your path? And if not how do you find it?
How do you stay on course?
"Happiness is an inner state of well-being that enables you to profit from your highest thoughts, intelligence, wisdom, awareness, common sense, emotions, health, and spiritual values." - Lionel Ketchian
Ah, the Holiday Season - already upon us.Do they inspire love in you - or the blues? Does the "holidays" unite or divide us? What do you love most - or least - about the holidays? What about all that gift giving? If you were granted one holiday wish what will that be? In this "Just Us" segment, Randye Nicky and Diana talk about that and more. Happy Holidays from us all!
Can an entire room in your home be redone under budget? Yes! Get tips for our own "Project Nicky" - a total redo of her bedroom for our budget (under $1000). Whatever your budget, get ideas and inspiration from what we learned along the way. The head of the makeover project is our very own interior designer from Interiors by Diana. We also have with us our Feng Shui expert Lurrae Lupone, in a return visit filled with brilliant tips for your home - and life.
Today the new in word is “ Green” -that label is slapped on just about
everything from detergents to floor cleaners. Are they Green Clean?
How can we practice green clean at home? What are the Seven Daily Steps that make it a cinch to manage your home's cleanliness? We interview Nicky about her "Penguin's Best" secrets, and welcome a guest who is in charge of an entire University's cleanliness: Trigona Mililli,Director of Custodial Services & Moves at Sacred Heart University.
Do you have HUMOR in your LIFE? Could it be if we laugh more often we will live longer happier lives? What makes some people funny? Is it in your genes or is a survival mechanism? We interview Dr. Joyce Saltman, our expert in humor! After all she persuaded her mentor at Columbia University
to write her dissertation on “ Humor in Adult Learning”!
Do we really need everything we buy? What makes us buy that brand?
What keeps us coming for more? ADVERTISING! Which ones get us
to act now? Guest: Professor of Marketing at Sacred Heart
University Dr. David Taylor. Learn the marketing "tricks" and decide for yourself!
What are the challenges of running your own business? Does being a woman make it more difficult? What are secrets to success? Our guests are Stephanie Blackwell, owner of Aurora Products Inc. - and Mom of four - and Kathy McShane, managing director of Ladies Who Launch in Southwest Connecticut.
Brothers, sisters...they shape our lives forever, whether we like it or not. We talk about rivalry, birth order, step-families, and how things can change - or maybe not - once we are adults. Guests are Trevor Crow, author of "Forging Healthy Connections", and Dr. Kevin Leman, author of the classic "Birth Order Book" and more.
How do you express yourself? For our guests, ART is the medium - but it's their stories that will inspire you the most. Urban Art, Graffiti Art, a new method called Pastac, Nature, Black and White vs. Color....but you'll also hear how our guests' lives were changed forever by their artistic expression - and how they are helping others.
Yes, "cinema therapy" is a real thing! In this "just us" segment, we each share our top five movies and how they made a difference in our lives. What are yours?