Month of Phobias: Snakes and Spiders, Flying with Feet, Salem Witch Trials, Why Am I Single?, Friending, Mini Book Club

Month of Phobias: Snakes and Spiders, Flying with Feet, Salem Witch Trials, Why Am I Single?, Friending, Mini Book Club

The Lisa Show

  • Oct 3, 2019 2:00 pm
  • 1:41:14 mins

Month of Phobias: Spiders and Snakes (0:00:00) Associate Professor of Biology at Southern Utah University Bill Heyborne discusses what it is about snakes and spiders that makes people so afraid of them, and what we can do to overcome our phobia if we're one of those people. Flying with Feet (0:14:19) If you want to talk about accomplishing the impossible, then listen to our next story. We all have those dreams that seem too unrealistic that we just push them to the back of our minds-maybe it’s becoming a celebrity or walking on the moon. But our next guest might just have you rethinking your possibilities. For Jessica Cox, that impossible dream wasto fly an airplane. Why? Because she was born without arms... but, she did so anyway.Jessica joins us to tell us about how she overcame her obstacles and became the first woman to fly a plane with just her feet! The Salem Witch Trials (0:31:39) For over 300 years, America has been fascinated by the tragic Salem witch trials. But how much of what we know is truth, and how much is myth? Expert and author on the subject, Marilynne Roach, joins us today to share what really happened in Salem in 1692, as well as what the accused women experienced before and during the trials. Why Am I Single? (0:50:37) You’re signed up for multiple online dating websites. You go on at least two dates a week, but the age old question-why aren’t the dates sticking? After a while, you can’t help but wonder, ‘Is there something wrong with me? Am I too picky?’ Even if you’re attractive, accomplished, kind, or well-liked, you still may find yourself single. Well, the good and bad news is, it’s not who you are, it’s how you’re dating. Alisa Goodwin Snell, a relationship coach and author of "It’s Not You, It’s Your Technique,” joins us today to reveal the secret to the age old question-why are you still single despite how amazing you are? Friending (1:04:01) It’s been scientifically proven that people with good friends are happier. Gina Handley Schmidt is a therapist who saw her therapy clients struggling to make and keep close friends. She saw that in this age of social media, we’re in a friendship crisis. So does that mean we’re in a happiness crisis too? Gina wrote a book called "Friending: Creating Meaningful, Lasting Adult Friendships." We wanted to talk to her about it. Mini Book Club: Audiobooks (1:20:21) Rachel Wadham of BYU Radio's Worlds Awaiting discusses the best audiobooks to listen to when you feel like you'd rather listen to a book than read it. Journaling (1:27:26) Mari McCarthy talks with Lisa and Richie about the health benefits of writing in a daily journaling, and she gives some tips for those that want to get into the habit.