Build Your Business on a Social Media Shoestring! – S2, Show#4:

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Dreamed of running a successful business from home? Dori DeCarlo, Proud Mompreneur making a difference with our clear Safety Bags, StadiumBags.com and The Word of Mom Media Network, shares her marketing secrets!

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Breathe – for a Better Sleep and Life! -S2, Show #3

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Breathing. Seems simple, right? Yet you may be doing it all wrong…and suffering the consequences. Guests Tara Clancy and Jennifer Rodrigues, specialists on mindfulness and breathing, will teach secrets to better sleep, greater health, and more mindful life

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Lemons to Limoncello: Life is What You Make It – S2, Show #2

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Life throws a lot at us. Do you wallow in despair or turn it around and thrive? Here are some some tips to get past the crisis, out of the funk, and make limoncello from those lemons! A “just us” show with Randye, Nicky and Diana.

Click here to hear this podcast on Podomatic, or search for “The Life Talk Show” on iTunes or wherever you hear your podcasts!

Limoncello Recipe: (thanks to friend of the show, Theresa Tillinger)

15 lemons

2 bottles vodka or other grain alcohol

4 cups granulated suagr

9 1/2 cups water, divided

  1. Peel the lemons, and place peels into a large glass bottle or jar. Pour in one bottle of the vodka. Push the peels down with a wooden spoon. Cover loosely and let infuse for one week at room temperature, then add the second bottle of vodka.
  2. Combine sugar and 7 1/2 cups of the water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Do not stir. Boil for 15 minutes. Allow syrup to cool to room temperature.
  3. Add the syrup to the vodka mixture, and let steep for another 40 days. Strain, and add the other 2 cups of water. Pour into glass bottles, and seal each bottle with a cork. Let mixture age for 2 weeks at room temperature.
  4. Place bottled liqueur into the freezer. When icy cold, serve in chilled vodka glasses or shot glasses.

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Season 2, Show #1: End of Life – Questions or Answers? How to Prepare

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How prepared are you – and your loved ones – for the inevitable end of your life? Guests Patti Urban and Lynn McPhelimy to help us shed light and start the conversation to a very necessary, yet not often talked about subject: the End of Life. Learn how to put your house in order from the physical to the financial, and find resources for End of Life care.

Click here to hear this on Podomatic, or search for “The Life Talk Show” on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts!

Resources mentioned:

In The Checklist of Life, by Lynn McPhelimy

Your End of Life Doula website

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

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Show #37: Blue Zones, Lessons in Longevity

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Who lives the longest, and how do they do it? Our guest is Dr. Michele Suhie– is the medical laboratory scientist and coordinator of the Geriatric Health and Wellness Program at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Suhie teaches courses at SHU in aging, health and disease.

 

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Show #36: MondayMorningMotivator

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Guest Gail Blanke returns to talk with us about “The Monday Morning Motivator
How GOOD could you make it?” with Nicky, Diana and new host Jim Masters.

 

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Show #35: Self-Talk to Self-Love

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How do you talk to yourself? Do your words lead to self-love, or self-doubt (or worse)? Join Nicky, Diana and newest member Jim Masters in this “Just Us” Episode of the Life Talk Show, and learn to keep it Positive!

 

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Show #34: Empowering Women and Girls

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March is Women’s Month. We speak with two women who work to empower others in Connecticut – through the Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport and My Sister’s Place in Hartford. Amazing stories of support, empowerment –  and triumph that continues to pay it forward to further empower families and communities.

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Show #33: Recalculating Your Life

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When you go down a different road than you planned, either by choice or due to circumstance, what do you have to do? Like the voice on your GPS says: “Recalculating…” How do we do it? Randye, Nicky and Diana share stories and tips.

Books Mentioned

Ben Behind his Voices by Randye Kaye

Dirt, Dirt Go Away by Nicky Tomboulides

Speed Cleaning by Jeff Campbell

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Show #32: Addicted: Could It Happen to You – or Your Family?

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Addiction remains the subject of much debate, research, and conflicting theories – one thing, however, remains true: it can be tragic, and we need both information and hope.

Randye, Nicky and Diana talk with Marie, mother of a daughter currently (again) in rehab for heroin addiction – and two experts who work to understand addiction and find a way to help.

Dr. Carlton Erickson- a research scientist, has been studying the effects of alcohol on the brain for over 45 years.
Author: “The Science of Addiction: from Neurobiology to Treatment”, and Co-author: “Drugs, The Brain, and Behavior”

Dr. Marina Picciotto is the Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology at Yale University.

Join us for this fascinating, insightful conversation.

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