How Electronic Communication Gets You in Trouble & The History of Your Favorite Halloween Candy
Published October 25, 2018
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    We all have those times when we are stressed and need to chill out. So I begin this episode with some proven simple and easy ways to reduce anxiety and stress instantly – and one way is so easy all you have to do is listen a hit song from 1972. Most of your communication is probably virtual – email, text, telephone, etc. And as you and probably everyone else has learned, virtual communication can lead to misinterpretation and misunderstandings which in turn can lead to real trouble. Communication expert Nick Morgan, author of the book, Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in a Virtual World ( joins me to discuss the pitfalls of virtual communication and how to avoid them so you stay out of trouble. With Halloween approaching I thought it would be fun to uncover the stories behind some of the classic Halloween candy. I am partial to Snickers and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and I am sure you have your favorites as well. Candy expert Darlene Lacey, author of the book, Classic Candy ( explains the fascinating stories of how many of these iconic candies came to be, where their names came from and why we tend to like the same candy as our parents and grandparents did. Speaking of sweets, why is it that some people prefer sweet snacks while others like salty? And still others like both? We wrap up this episode with the science of sweet and salty and why they are so satisfying. This Week’s Sponsors Robinhood. Go to to get your free account and receive a share of stock! Home Chef. Go to to get $30 off your first order.  Madison Reed. For 10% off plus free shipping on your first order go to Hotel Tonight. Download the app Hotel Tonight to your phone and get $25 off your first eligible booking. The Lodge at Woodloch. $50 resort credit off any 2-night stay at The Lodge at Woodloch when mentioning promo code SOMETHING by calling 800-966-3562, Option 2, then Option 1 for reservations. For a great online shopping experience go to  Stroke of Genius podcast. Listen at Apple podcast or at IPOEF.ORG
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