TESH: Three Pieces of Intel You Need to Know

  • Right now is the best time to buy apples! Apples are at their flavor and nutritional peak from September to November. They have a ton of Vitamin C and cancer-fighting antioxidants, and more fiber than a bowl of bran cereal.

 

  • There’s something at work that can reduce your chances of dying from any cause by 130%! It’s your coworkers. A study in the journal Health Psychology found that emotional support we get from our colleagues reduces our odds of an early death significantly. That’s because our work buddies increase levels of the feel-good hormone oxytocin – while suppressing the our body’s response to anxiety and stress. And overtime, that combination encourages longevity. There’s a high five to give your own coworkers!

 

  • Want to form a solid connection when you meet someone new? A recent study found the key is to maintain eye contact for at least 60% of the conversation. Look away more than that, and they’ll think you aren’t really interested in them – or what they have to say. You can’t make that 60% eye contact when you are on the phone, but your friends will be all ears to hear more great networking intelligence that you’re sharing from The John Tesh Radio Show on WTYM AM 1380 / FM 103.7.