SYSK Choice: The Good and Bad in Human Nature & Let’s Rethink Your Daily Routine


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People didn’t always eat cereal for breakfast. In fact, the idea really didn’t catch on until the 1940s and 1950s. So, where and how did they idea start? And how did it get so popular? This episode reveals the answers to these questions plus I explain how popcorn was really the first breakfast cereal. Source: David Hoffman, author of The Breakfast Cereal Gourmet (

Are humans inherently good or evil? Are we naturally inclined to be kind or are we more likely to act in our own self-interest? Historian Rutger Bregman joins me to take a serious look at human nature and how it sets us apart from other animals. Rutger is the author of Humankind: A Hopeful History ( and he has some great insight into what makes us tick.

Think about all the decisions you make during a day. For instance, you decide when to have your first cup of coffee, whether to sit or stand, what to drink and what to eat – or not eat. All these things collectively make up your daily routine. And that routine can have an impact on your health and wellbeing. Stuart Farrimond, M.D. is here to explain how these little daily decisions matter and how you can optimize them to stay healthy and happy. Stuart is the author of Live Your Best Life: 162 Reasons to Rethink Your Daily Routine (

Is the meat people eat okay to give to dogs? After all, a lot of people give their dogs meat. But should you do it or could it cause harm to your dog? Listen as I explore this question as well as explain what your dog thinks about all day long. Source: Paulette Cooper-Noble author of Dog Secrets: Fun & Fascinating Things Your Dogs Wants You To Know (


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