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The Unstoppable, Adaptable Christmas Marathon

The Holiday Radio Show is far from the only holiday tradition that has been adapted for a second year running. Based on data gathered for this piece 75% of survey participants modified their traditions due to COVID-19 precautions last year—and interestingly, an equal percentage are doing so again this year. Their reasons are as personal as the traditions themselves, but they all align with one of the key reasons that the WPRB Holiday Marathon has weathered COVID-19 and lasted over three decades.

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Turkey for Your Brain

Well, it’s like that turkey we ate yesterday and the drowsy, content feeling we had afterward. The turkey is the delivery mechanism for the chemical tryptophan which makes us feel that way. Gratitude is the vehicle for dopamine and serotonin—it’s like turkey for our brain!  

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Operation Joy: Miles for All

School supplies to food to holiday meals, caps and gowns and even prom dresses–those day-to-day things we may take for granted–can be beyond the reach of some families. Operation Joy fills that need and has done so for almost two decades. Plus, running and walking outside is good for body, soul, heart and mind. We’ve read that here for years.

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3-2-1 Work!

I offer a framework, something to picture. It’s as easy as 3-2-1. Three days of in-person work, two days of virtual work and one main focus…sustainable, profitable work-life balance. The 3-2-1 Week*.

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