Family & Lifestyle

Happiness Is a Choice, Healthy Super Bowl, Screen Cleaning

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Feb 2, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 2:26:35

Happiness Is a Choice You Make (19:26) John Leland is a reporter for the Metro section of The New York Times, where he wrote a yearlong series that became the basis for Happiness Is a Choice You Make. Before joining the Times, he was a senior editor at Newsweek, editor in chief of Details, a reporter at Newsday, and a writer and editor at Spin magazine. John Leland set out on behalf of The New York Times to meet members of America’s fastest-growing age group, those 85 and older. Over the course of a year, he interviewed six people, expecting to find challenges, of loneliness, and of the deterioration of body, mind, and quality of life. What John Leland found took him by surprise, and is with us today to discuss the experience and his book, Happiness is a Choice You Make.  Healthy Super Bowl (1:08:45) 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 starting quarterback, Tanner Mangum. Karen Mangum shares ideas for a healthy Super Bowl Jeff Simpson - Screen Cleaning (1:36:34)  Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV helping you find family-friendly options.