Better Sleep, Neglected Friends, Back-to-School Meals

Better Sleep, Neglected Friends, Back-to-School Meals

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 199

  • Aug 22, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:23:41 mins

How to Sleep (17:25) Dr. James Hamblin is a writer and senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk, for which he was a finalist in the Webby awards for Best Web Personality. After medical school at Indiana University, he did three years of residency before joining The Atlantic to develop a health section and write. In a society where we feel like we have a lack of things, one of the top things on most of our list is the coveted nighttime Zzzzzs. Sleep is one of those things that we seemingly can’t get enough of.   Here to speak with us today is Dr. James Hamblin, the author of If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body. talks about the importance of sleep. Being Too Busy for Friends Won't Help Your Career (1:05:55) Neal Roese, Ph.D., is a globally recognized theorist and expert in the psychology of judgment and decision-making. His research examines basic cognitive processes underlying choice, focusing on how people think about decision options, make predictions about the future, and revise understandings of the past. He is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is jointly appointed as Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University. He teaches MBA, Ph.D., and executive education audiences about the psychology of decision making, consumer behavior, and brand strategy. Today, it is harder to maintain friendships than ever before with our busy schedules and demanding careers. Friendship is changing in this modern age of technology, and people now have larger social networks with weaker intimate ties. However, it is still just as important to prioritize stronger friendships, because having these friendships helps you to perform better at work and even to earn more. Neal Roese discusses why being too busy for friends won’t help with your career.  Back to School Easy Family Meals (1:53:13) Karen Mangum is a licensed, registered dietitian, seasoned recipe developer, food blogger, and nutrition consultant. She is the author and producer of Inside Karen’s Kitchen, a healthy food blog, where she shares recipes that nourish and heal along with insightful nutrition musings which attempt to sort fact from fiction.  Karen is married to Michael and the mother of five almost grown children, including BYU football’s starting quarterback, Tanner Mangum.  Back-to-school season is hectic around the house as we get into the routine of band practice, homework, soccer practice, and all the other after-school activities. Making dinner and rounding everyone up for a meal can become overwhelming. Today we have registered dietitian and nutrition consultant, Karen Mangum teaches us how we can eat healthily and make family meals a positive experience.