The Man I Never Met, The Power of Yes, Don't Let Them Get You Down

The Man I Never Met, The Power of Yes, Don't Let Them Get You Down

The Lisa Show

  • Oct 18, 2018 3:00 pm
  • 1:37:44 mins
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Important conversations and encouraging words to help you make every day a great one. The Man I Never Met (00:00) Adam Schefter talks with us about his book, The Man I Never Met, which tells how he met his wife Sharri and commemorates the life of her former husband and 9/11 victim, Joseph Maio. Adam Schefter is known as one of the sports industry’s top reporters and has been named as one of the most influential people in the NFL and one of the most powerful people in sports media. Today he joins us to tell us more about this memoir and his experience being married to a 9/11 widow. Staying Creative When You Have a Creatively Successful Partner (18:48) The best relationships are ones where each individual is supported and inspired by the other. Partners in creative fields require a unique kind of support and understanding, especially when they don’t have a typical nine-to-five job. So how do we stay creative when you have a creatively successful partner? Here to talk with us about carving out creative space in an artistic relationship is Emilie Campbell a photographer and wife to Branden Campbell, bassist for the popular band, Neon Trees. The Power of Yes (49:24) It’s easy to say no to our kids. And saying yes when they ask us to help with homework or teach them how to play a game usually means more work on our part. But Dr. Glenn Geher says that there is power that comes into our life when we answer yes to pleas for help from our family. Dr. Glenn Geher is a professor of psychology and the Founding Director of Evolutionary Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz. His books include Mating Intelligence Unleashed, co-authored with Scott Barry Kaufman, and Measuring Emotional Intelligence. Don’t Let Them Get You Down (1:07:30) When you’re having a great day or a happy streak in life, it can feel like there are “Negative Nancys” around every corner that want to bring you down because of hard things they are facing. It is important to be sympathetic but don’t let their thoughts keep you from enjoying your happiness! Psychologist Andrea Polard joins us today to talk about what to do when pessimists are killing your joy. Andrea Polard is the author of A Unified Theory of Happiness: An East-Meets-West Approach to Fully Loving Your Life. You can learn more about her here. Families and Movies (1:25:06) Producer Rod Gustafson joins Lisa to talk about the importance of watching movies together as a family and having a discussion about them afterwards.

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