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By David Withington
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Does Laughter Improve Your Health?
Can laughter improve your health?  What does science and medicine say?  And perhaps more importantly, what happened on my live 'Laughter Lab' experiment?
September 30, 2020
Strangers in the Night: When Racism Backfires
Is it possible to be prejudiced, intolerant of other groups, or even xenophobic but not know it? Bob is about to discover something about his personality he didn't know existed. The Scene is Set: Bob has been awoken suddenly by a noise from the street below. So he dashes over to the window and parts the curtains slightly to look. What he sees shocks him.
September 14, 2020
Website vs Facebook Page
Do you need a website or social media? The answer is both. In this podcast episode, I show you how the two can work together for maximum effect and customer engagement.
April 30, 2020
Hull to Amsterdam Mini-Cruise Review
In March 2019, we went on the 2-night P&O Mini Cruise to Amsterdam from Hull. Here's what it's about - including practical things such as parking at the terminal, what the cabin's like, the ship's facilities and entertainment, transfers, and some ideas when visiting Amsterdam. 
April 3, 2019
What To Do When You Can't Sleep
What can you do when you're awoken suddenly in the early hours and can't get back to sleep? Here's a story of when I was awoken by a deluge of water at 3:30am. And three tips I use to try to get to sleep. 
March 19, 2019
The Tale of Two Trains
You've pre-booked your train ticket, your seat is reserved, you're excited about the journey ahead, you relax. Then something very unexpected happens and the adventure begins.
March 13, 2019
How to Make Life's Problems Serve Us Well
When life throws problems at you, how can you respond well? In this podcast episode, I share a personal experience of how I learned some great stuff because my website crashed. And then we find out how to benefit from other people's life experience and wisdom.
March 6, 2019
How To Think Up Puns – Effortlessly
How do you think up puns? By observing everyday life, by listening to people. Listen to Frank and Sarah's sad confusing story - which turns out funny when the truth emerges. It's a great play on words. Can you guess which though...
February 27, 2019
Standards? Set Your Own, Mate!
What can you do when you see standards falling all around? Is there a solution? How should you react? Here's a practical way to tackle the problem.
February 19, 2019
Social Champ vs Social Bee
Social Champ versus Social Bee. I use both of them. But why? Which one is better? Which is best value? Which has more features? Which do I prefer? I share my opinions and discoveries in this podcast. Find out about Social Champ here Find out about Social Bee here
January 28, 2019
New Year; New Goalposts
Do your New Year resolutions and goals seem unachievable? Try changing the colour of the goalposts and make the goals much more fun.
January 7, 2019
How to Make Christmas Unforgettable
How do you create an unforgettable Christmas? How do you make memories which will last a lifetime? Here's a story of a vivid Christmas memory from my childhood - when I received a totally unexpected present - and an idea which will hardly cost anything but will create unforgettable memories.
December 4, 2018
How Do I Get Onto Page One?
Billy has just launched his small business and desperately wants it to be found on Google. But he has no clue about SEO. So he seeks me out in a busy cafe in the hope that I can help. Over a cup of tea, the penny drops for Billy and he leaves to dominate his corner of the world.
November 24, 2018
Being the Smartest Person in the Room – In an Over-Sized Jacket
An over-sized school jacket taught me to be smart - but not to be the smartest person in the room. But why and how? Find out here.
November 14, 2018
Can Paralysis be Cured? (My Painful Family Story and an Incredibly Hopeful Future)
Can paralysis be cured? Thankfully, there's a cutting-edge charity which brings that hope to many people.
October 27, 2018
How to Attract Better Friends (and avoid parking tickets)
Jim Rohn said, "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. How can you be one of those five in someone's life? Does attitude make a difference? Can it change an outcome? When I tried being grateful after a parking ticket, a miracle happened...
October 22, 2018
The Fruit Of The Earth Political Party Manifesto Speech
Fed up of politics? Here's the alternative. It's the Fruit of the Earth Political Party, and we specialise in puns about fruit.
October 2, 2018
Be Funny – It Can Mean The World to Someone
How would you respond if someone told you that you helped them out by sharing a bit of humour? Well, that's what my mate BIll said. But why?
September 17, 2018
How To Deal With Negative Family and Friends
How do you deal with negative people? Even more of a problem... how do you deal with negative family and friends? You interrupt them with kindness.
September 4, 2018
Frank and Ernest get Stationary with Stationery
When you get stuck in a 10-mile traffic jam on the M6 and you get chatting with your friend, you can end up solving the world's problems. Earnest helped Frank solve something much more important than that... one of his wife's many questions.
August 28, 2018
How to Write a Funny Poem
How do you write a funny poem? Here's the easy way... and a funny poem that I wrote to show you it really works.
August 11, 2018
Frank, Fish, Friday... and Bacon
Ever been confused by your wife's assumptions? Frank was. How could he tell her she was wrong and they didn't need to eat fish? A challenge for any man.
August 7, 2018
The Man Who Awoke In The Future
How do you explain modern technology to someone from the past? Someone had to.
March 30, 2018
Billy Graham the Tech Geek
Billy Graham the Tech Geek
March 10, 2018