IDEA EXCHANGE: 01/08 – 01/12

Monday, 01/08

TODAY IS: English Toffee, Bubble Bath, Show and Tell at Work, Milk Carton (1929), Elvis Presley’s birthday (1935)

We talked about ways to let your dishwasher do the dirty work for you and how using citrus fruits can do more than amp up the flavor in your salads. Also mentioned the website for tomorrow’s book nook segment. You can take the quiz to see which personality type you are.  www.happiercast.com/quiz. Find out if you are an Upholder, Obliger, Questioner or Rebel.

Recipes shared: Sugar Cookies, Golden Potato Suprise, Seasoned Salmon Steaks, Broccoli Souffle, Classic Brown Sugar Body Scrub, Skin Cream and Oatmeal Wrap.

 

Tuesday, 01/09

THE FOUR TENDENCIES: THE INDISPENSABLE PERSONALITY PROFILES THAT REVEAL HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER (AND OTHER PEOPLE’S LIVES BETTER, TOO), Gretchen Rubin

In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life. 

 

TODAY IS: Apricot, Word Nerd, Organize Your Home, Aviation in America, Clean off Your Desk

 

Recipes shared: 5 Hour Easy Chicken, Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes, Parmesan Chicken Thighs & Veggies

 

 

 

Wednesday, 01/10

DAILY WRITING RESILIENCE: 365 MEDITATIONS & INSPIRATIONS FOR WRITERS, Bryan Robinson

Chances are, whether you’re a seasoned author or an aspiring scribe, you’ve grappled with your share of rejection, setbacks, and heartbreak. However, literary agents say the number one key to writing success is perseverance in the face of disappointment.

Daily Writing Resilience provides advice, inspiration, and techniques to help you turn roadblocks into steppingstones. You’ll find tips and support through exercises such as meditation, breath work, yoga, stress management, gratitude, de-cluttering, sleep, exercise, mindful eating, and more. These 365 meditations will help you navigate the ups-and-downs of your writing practice, creating positive habits that will guide you toward the success and fulfillment that you’ve been seeking.

TODAY IS: BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE, Peculiar People, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cut your energy costs

Recipes shared today: Cheddar Mashed Cauliflower, Pineapple Chicken, Chicken and Lemon Broccoli Alfredo

 

 

Thursday, 01/11

A MANAGER’S GUIDE TO UNLEASHING THE INTRAPRENEUR, Debbie Wooldridge

INSPIRE CULTURE, EMPOWER INTRAPRENEURS, SEIZE OPPORTUNITIES.

You’ve seen first-hand the impacts of generational differences in the workplace. You struggle to meet the needs of your team while balancing budget and resource constraints. You’re tired of losing good people to “the other guys.” You’re ready to be the catalyst that sparks real change within your organization. It’s time for you and your team to unleash!

A Manager’s Guide to Unleashing the Intrapreneur is the perfect hands-on guide for you as a manager to become a key player in the future of your organization. This guide will arm you with the strategies and the tools you need.

TODAY IS: Hot Toddy, Secret Pal, International Thank You, Step in a Puddle and Splash your Friend, Milk in bottles for the first time (1878)

Listeners shared their stories about Milk Deliveries at home in the 40’s and 50’s.

Did you know that the average American uses only HALF of their vacation days each year? We also talked about Dashboard Distractions and the recipes shared were: Wintry Chicken Stew, Smothered Cabbage, Hamburger Stroganoff with Noodles

 

 

Friday, 01/12

TODAY IS: Marzipan, national Pharmacists, handwriting (John Hancock’s birthday)

We talked about Essential Oils, Cleaning with Vinegar and shared the following recipes: Cheesy Ham Cups, Dijon Garlic Salmon, and Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins