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The real world doesn’t have to be so scary when Houston How To is there for you. Host Gwendolyn Wu explores living smarter in the Bayou City for the Houston Chronicle, diving into the questions people have about how to get around, do things right and life-hack their ways through Houston. From navigating the workplace to dealing with critters, healthcare to personal finance, we’ve got a how-to for it all.

The real world doesn’t have to be so scary when Houston How To is there for you. Host Gwendolyn Wu explores living smarter in the Bayou City for the Houston Chronicle, diving into the questions people have about how to get around, do things right and life-hack their ways through Houston. From navigating the workplace to dealing with critters, healthcare to personal finance, we’ve got a how-to for it all.
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The real world doesn’t have to be so scary when Houston How To is there for you. Host Gwendolyn Wu explores living smarter in the Bayou City for the Houston Chronicle, diving into the questions people have about how to get around, do things right and life-hack their ways through Houston. From navigating the workplace to dealing with critters, healthcare to personal finance, we’ve got a how-to for it all.

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Episodes

How to Give Back to Your Brain

12/5/2019
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Houstonians love to volunteer. But do you know what it is about volunteering that makes us feel so good? Dr. Nevine Sultan of the University of St. Thomas - Houston joins Gwendolyn to talk about the benefits of volunteering on the community, and on the brain.

Duration:00:13:08

Answering the Money Question

11/20/2019
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Starting the salary conversation is super scary. But if you’re on the job market or looking for a raise, there are ways to prepare to ask for your worth. Dr. David Schein of the University of St. Thomas – Houston joins Gwendolyn to discuss how to answer the salary question.

Duration:00:07:57

Workplace Politics Etiquette

10/29/2019
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Jill Chapman of Insperity joins Gwendolyn to talk about how to discuss politics in the workplace, a primer for employers and employees alike, and what to say when you don’t want to engage with your most overzealous colleague.

Duration:00:07:46

Car Crash Chaos

10/11/2019
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Automobile accidents certainly aren’t for the faint of heart. Gwendolyn talks tips on what how to prepare for the worst-case scenarios on Houston’s roads, joined by Alex Hageli of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association to discuss the do’s and don’ts after a collision.

Duration:00:06:56

Mosquito Frenzy

10/8/2019
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Late summer is prime mosquito breeding time in Houston. But it doesn’t have to be a bloodbath for a Houstonian who knows the tricks to avoiding bites.

Duration:00:07:12

Understanding Healthcare

9/25/2019
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Bucking up and picking a health insurance plan doesn’t have to be so hard. Gwendolyn breaks down what to look for in healthcare and how to pick a primary care physician who fits your needs.

Duration:00:07:43

Home Sweet Home

9/25/2019
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You’ve moved in, you’ve got your utilities set up. A trip to IKEA down, and the fridge has been stocked with groceries. Then what? The Houston Chronicle reminds you to not forget the little things, like changing addresses.

Duration:00:07:19