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March 3, 2021
Travelocity’s Melissa Dohmen shared an update on travel trends, as well as insider tips. After nearly a year of stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions, travelers which makes up about 60% of us are antsy to hit the road. But with lingering uncertainty, 2021 may still not be the year of bucket-list trips. Listen to the interview here.
Health and Wellness
Dr. Julie Marchiol, Ascent Health Center, focused on the immune system and how post covid could lead to any future health complications. Will the covid-19 vaccinations/gene therapy leave you more vulnerable to other viruses and diseases? Listen to the discussion here.
NAVIGATING THE ELECTION RULE CHANGES DURING COVID-19
Richard Battle on the election rules and how they have been changed by officials and overturned by unelected judges. Mass mailing of ballots, extending voting times and dates, and changing dropbox rules are making headlines. Depending on who you ask, voting will either be more convenient to protect everyone’s health or create fraud and chaos by extending and loosening safeguards. “Wouldn’t it be nice to dictate the rules in order to always win?” Listen to the interview here. Related content A Threat to Election Integrity
“World Hearing Day” is March 3rd. With the pandemic, adults and kids are plugged into earbuds and headsets for hours at a time for phone calls, meetings, and school work. Pay attention to the volume: Sounds above 85 dB can be harmful. A normal conversation is 60 dB. A hairdryer is at about 85 dB. Most people lose their hearing gradually so they don’t know what sounds they are missing. Find out how hearing aids can help with ringing. Listen to the interview here with Kate Carr President of Hearing Industries Association (HIA).
Anyone Can Be Happy…Even a Former Quadriplegic
Barry Shore is living proof of that. Barry inspires others to find joy no matter what adversities they face. He is a remarkably successful and multifaceted serial entrepreneur with TWO multi-million dollar exits and THREE issued patents, Barry Shore was afflicted suddenly with a crippling disease that left him completely paralyzed overnight. Shore says, “We choose to be joyful. It is choice, not chance that determines our destiny.” One strategy that he recommends is to cultivate a habit of gratitude and to S.M.I.L.E. (See Miracles In Life Every day.)
According to Barry Shore, America’s “Joy Deficit” has major implications for not only for personal health and wellness but also for business and the economy. “Even before COVID, the issue of mental health at work had reached such proportions that it was dubbed the *trillion-dollar taboo.* The pandemic has amplified what was already a costly crisis…” Click here for the interview and click here for Barry’s Free Gift.
HOUSE DEMS WANT CABLE COMPANIES TO DROP CONSERVATIVE CHANNELS
Jennifer Kerns discussed the cancel culture with John on how House Democrats are pressuring cable TV providers and online streaming companies to purge conservative media outlets from their platforms or at the very least do more to censor content they deem fake and misleading. They are targeting Fox News Channel, One America News Network, and Newsmax by casting them as purveyors of lies and conspiracy theories that have ripped apart the nation, downplayed the threat of the coronavirus, and helped give rise to the Jan. 6 rampage at the U.S. Capitol. Listen to the interview here.