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Looking for life-improvement tips you don't have to meditate on? Jeff and Amy McLennan discuss simple ways you can build a better life, offering curated info with practical takeaways you can start using today. Digestible 30-minute episodes on a wide variety of topics means there’s sure to be something for just about everyone. Plus... Bonus episodes for when they just want to talk about anything. Do they know the things? What do they know? Let's find out! InfoQuench is proudly hosted out of Saint John, New Brunswick – Canada. Credits - Intro/Outro Music... Episodes released since Apr 2021: 'The Joker' - Hip Hop - Royalty Free Music https://youtu.be/Iz2XCAr0rc0 Vodovoz Music Productions - Germany http://vodovoz.de Episodes released 2019 - Apr 2021: 'Get Your Groove On' by Ron Gelinas Chillout Lounge https://soundcloud.com/atmospheric-music-portal Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US

Looking for life-improvement tips you don't have to meditate on? Jeff and Amy McLennan discuss simple ways you can build a better life, offering curated info with practical takeaways you can start using today. Digestible 30-minute episodes on a wide variety of topics means there’s sure to be something for just about everyone. Plus... Bonus episodes for when they just want to talk about anything. Do they know the things? What do they know? Let's find out! InfoQuench is proudly hosted out of Saint John, New Brunswick – Canada. Credits - Intro/Outro Music... Episodes released since Apr 2021: 'The Joker' - Hip Hop - Royalty Free Music https://youtu.be/Iz2XCAr0rc0 Vodovoz Music Productions - Germany http://vodovoz.de Episodes released 2019 - Apr 2021: 'Get Your Groove On' by Ron Gelinas Chillout Lounge https://soundcloud.com/atmospheric-music-portal Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US

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Looking for life-improvement tips you don't have to meditate on? Jeff and Amy McLennan discuss simple ways you can build a better life, offering curated info with practical takeaways you can start using today. Digestible 30-minute episodes on a wide variety of topics means there’s sure to be something for just about everyone. Plus... Bonus episodes for when they just want to talk about anything. Do they know the things? What do they know? Let's find out! InfoQuench is proudly hosted out of Saint John, New Brunswick – Canada. Credits - Intro/Outro Music... Episodes released since Apr 2021: 'The Joker' - Hip Hop - Royalty Free Music https://youtu.be/Iz2XCAr0rc0 Vodovoz Music Productions - Germany http://vodovoz.de Episodes released 2019 - Apr 2021: 'Get Your Groove On' by Ron Gelinas Chillout Lounge https://soundcloud.com/atmospheric-music-portal Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US

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English


Episodes

All About Coffee - Episode #108

6/14/2021
Jeff and Amy sound like they've had more than a few cups of coffee in this episode, because it's jam-packed with fascinating, rapid-fire info about the topic. From a history involving frolicking goats to the best way to store coffee, the discussion should be interesting for coffee drinkers and non-drinkers alike. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:29:56

8 Ways to Stop Caring What People Think - Episode #107

6/6/2021
From posting on social media to choosing what clothes to wear, most of us do so with some awareness of the judginess that exists in modern society. Jeff and Amy cover ways you can start caring less what people think about you and focus more on living authentically. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:29:11

Essentialism - Episode #106

5/30/2021
Ever feel incredibly busy, but not as productive as you'd like to be? Greg McKeown's book 'Essentialism' will help you take control of your time to focus on the things that are most important to you. Amy tries to keep it on the rails as she and Jeff cover some of the highlights of this popular book that has become a movement. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:29:51

Negotiation Tips for Everyday Situations - Part 2 - Episode #105

5/23/2021
Amy and Jeff continue the discussion around how to improve your negotiating skills and maybe even become a 'Negotiation Ninja' (Jeff coined that one). The dishwasher battle makes another appearance as well. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:31:03

Negotiation Tips for Everyday Situations - Part 1 - Episode #104

5/16/2021
Should you make the first offer? From buying a house or car, to the back and forth at a cell phone kiosk, negotiation is a part of daily life and having strategies to tap into can help increase your chances of success. In addition to other sources, Jeff and Amy chat about really interesting tips from former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:29:44

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done - Part 2 - Episode #103

5/9/2021
The discussion continues with a dive into tips on how to procrastinate less and accomplish more, with a brief appearance from a special guest. As with Part 1, Tim's Urban's 'Wait But Why' blog was a great source for this topic, as well as a book by author Mel Robbins. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:52

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done - Part 1 - Episode #102

5/2/2021
Join Amy and Jeff for tips on how to procrastinate less and accomplish more in life. This episode includes tons of fascinating info from Tim Urban ('Wait But Why') about why we put things off, how to effectively prioritize, and much more. Also, have a laugh at Amy's expense as she repeatedly 'lays a brick' - good times. Don't procrastinate... listen to this episode today!

Duration:00:30:20

How to Live Like You're on Vacation - Episode #101

4/25/2021
This episode was inspired by a quote from Rob Hill Sr.: "My goal is to build a life I don't need a vacation from." Jeff and Amy explain the fresh new format and theme for the podcast, then dive into ways to add a little vacay to your everyday. Hope you enjoy the groovy new intro/outro music! Thanks for listening!!

Duration:00:31:03

Top Tips from 100 Episodes - Episode #100

4/18/2021
WOW, 100 episodes! Who'd have thought we'd make it this far? Join Jeff and Amy as they cover top tips and celebrate this very cool milestone. As always, thank you so much for listening and please keep spreading the word about InfoQuench. 'Til next time!

Duration:00:30:32

The Why, How, and Future of Our Podcast - Episode #99

4/11/2021
As InfoQuench approaches a major milestone, Jeff and Amy take some time to talk about why they started podcasting in the first place, cover their set-up and recording process, as well as give some hints as to what the future will hold. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:24

Stuff We're Watching - Volume 2 - Episode #98

4/5/2021
Amy and Jeff talk about shows they've been indulging in recently, including one of Jeff's all-time favourites. Looking for more? Check out episode #45 for Volume 1. (Note: No cats were harmed during the recording of this episode and Jeff was right, it is the 'Comedy Cellar'). Happy binge watching!!

Duration:00:30:20

Make the Most of Spring Fever - Episode #97

3/28/2021
Jeff and Amy are talking about Spring Fever... the history, the symptoms, and items to consider putting on your 'Spring To-Do' list. There's also an update on the February decluttering challenge and the first-ever edit was required to ensure the podcast maintains a 'clean' rating. Happy Spring!

Duration:00:29:35

Quotes That Will Change Your Life - Episode #96

3/21/2021
In this episode, Amy and Jeff explore quotes of wisdom, many of which provide advice that can change the way you live your life. From Epictetus to Bukowski, quotes pack a lot of punch in a few carefully chosen words and a well placed quote can impart great advice. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:43

Finding Joy - Episode #95

3/13/2021
Covering key takeaways from 'The Book of Joy', as well as how to find more joy in everyday life, this episode is all about the good stuff in life. Keep an ear out for an unexpected audio appearance by Jeff and Amy's son, life happens (unedited, as always). Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:17

Kitchen Tips from Friends - Episode #94

3/5/2021
Stumped for a topic for this week's episode, Jeff and Amy recruited friends to share their best kitchen tips and tricks. Hope you enjoy this episode, served with a short side convo about Bourdain. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:48

Feeling Nostalgic About the '80s - Episode #93

2/21/2021
Join Jeff and Amy for a laid back episode where they reminisce about simpler times. From taping songs off the radio to cereal sprinkled with real sugar (gasp). Hope you enjoy a walk down memory lane. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:34

Sayings We Didn't Realize Are Offensive - Episode #92

2/15/2021
The exact origin of some sayings is often debated, but there is no debating that words have power and should be chosen carefully. In this episode, Jeff and Amy talk about some common phrases they didn't realize could be offending people. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:33

The Craft of Comedy - Episode #91

2/7/2021
Between Jeff's impression and Amy's attempt at a comedy bit, there was some reluctance to release this episode, but here it is in all its raw glory. Have a listen and a laugh as they chat about the topic of comedy and all that goes into it. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:21

Mini-Resolutions for Any Time of Year - Episode #90

1/31/2021
The average New Year's resolution has already been broken, so how can we avoid that? Amy and Jeff cover ways you can set yourself up for success any time of year with mini-resolutions, while having fun along the way. What are mini-resolutions? Have a listen and find out. Stay safe, friends!

Duration:00:30:46

TV and Movie Quotes Trivia - Episode #89

1/24/2021
Have some laughs with Jeff and Amy as they quiz each other on movie and TV quotes. Be sure to play along and test your own knowledge. Thanks for listening, friends! (PS - Jeff was right, it was 1975.)

Duration:00:30:33