Shhh! The Amazing Benefits of Being Quiet & Why You Get Cravings
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This is going to sound weird but a good time to make a decision is when you have the urge to go to the bathroom. You are probably wondering; how can that be? What’s the connection? This episode begins with a discussion that will make sense once you hear it. The world is noisy and getting noisier. We have noise coming at us from everywhere as well as from inside our own head. And all that noise can be trouble. The antidote? Silence! That’s according to Leigh Marz, a consultant and coach who is coauthor of a book called Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise ( Listen as she discusses the negative effects of noise that are sometimes hard to notice. She also has some great ways you can turn the volume down on that noise to enjoy the experience of silence and the benefits that result. Ever wonder why we get cravings? What causes them? Where do they come from? Can you stop them – or maybe you should just give in to them. Joining me to discuss the science of cravings is Amy Shah, MD. She is a board-certified medical doctor and nutrition expert with training from Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard Universities. She is also author of the book I'm So Effing Hungry : Why We Crave What We Crave – and What to Do About It ( People tend to think their homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy covers only things related to their home. However, you might be surprised to learn what else it likely covers – things that seem unrelated to your home. Listen to hear an explanation of some of those possible benefits. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! Zocdoc is the only FREE app that lets you find AND book doctors who are patient-reviewed, take your insurance, are available when you need them and treat almost every condition under the sun! Go to and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Let’s find “us” again by putting our phones down for five.  Five days, five hours, even five minutes. Join U.S. Cellular in the Phones Down For Five challenge! Find out more at We really like The Jordan Harbinger Show! Check out OR search for it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen!  The Dell Technologies’ Semi Annual Sale is on, with limited-quantity deals on top tech! Save today by calling 877-ASK-DELL Visit for a quote to see how much you can save on your auto insurance! With With TurboTax, an expert will do your taxes from start to finish, ensuring your taxes are done right (guaranteed), so you can relax! Come to TurboTax and don’t do your taxes. Visit to learn more. Intuit TurboTax.  Discover Credit Cards do something pretty awesome. At the end of your first year, they automatically double all the cash back you’ve earned! See terms and check it out for yourself at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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