Why aren’t you a lefty?,Moving in With the Parents, Great Relationships
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 58
- Mar 8, 2018 6:00 pm
- 2:21:25 mins
Why aren’t you a lefty? (18:24) Thomas Merritt, Ph.D. is a professor and Canada Research Chair at Laurentian University. His research involves using genomics and bioinformatics to investigate the connection between genotypes and phenotypes, which will hopefully lead to a better understanding of the molecular complexity and protein function. What do we know about the genetics of being right- or left-handed, or even ambidextrous? Thomas Merritt found that roughly 90% of people are right-handed, but why? Here to answer the question you may be asking yourself of ‘why am I not a lefty? Under One Roof Again (1:01:46) Susan Newman Ph.D., is a Social psychologist, parenting expert and best-selling author of 15 books in the relationship and parenting fields. Her research and books examine such areas as building strong family bonds, raising only children, grandparenting and interactions between adult children and their parents and in-laws, as well as the difficulties of raising a family and working, among others. An economic crisis, social anxiety, and many other causes are contributing to kids and parents living together again as adults. According to Pew Research Study, one-third of 18 to 34-year-olds live with their parent’s. Shame and discomfort are often associated with it when it doesn’t have to be. Susan Newman discusses her book Under One Roof Again: All Grown up and Relearning to live together Happily. Building A Great Relationship with Yourself (1:55:31) Van Moody serves as a pastor of the Worship Center in Birmingham, Alabama and is on the board of Joel Osteen’s Champions Network, is a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team, and is an associate trainer in Japan for Dr. John Maxwell’s EQUIP leadership organization. Van is the author of a few books including, “The People Factor” and his newest book, “The I Factor: How Building a Great Relationship with Yourself Is the Key to a Happy, Successful Life.” It’s so easy when bad things happen in life to blame your circumstances. Maybe you grew up in a broken home or lost a job or are in a foreign country and you use those excuses every time something bad happens. But maybe life isn’t about our external circumstances. Van Moody says “the key to the life you want is inside you.” He teaches us how to understand our identity, significance, and perspective better so that we can manage ourselves and our whole lives well.