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006: MIKE JOHNSON | Keep Her Smiling

You have heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine.” We all know that it feels good to laugh, but studies are showing that it’s benefits for health and happiness is no joke. Laughter induces physical changes in your body and can active or relieve your stress response, soothe tension, increase personal satisfaction, and improve your mood.

Mike Johnson is a fun-loving radio personality and founder of GroundRush, Inc., a media company based in Atlanta. GroundRush has received dozens of Telly Awards and Summit Creative Awards. Some clients include the Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Tigers, MGM Pictures, Universal Music, and HBO.

Mike’s philosophy in his marriage is simple, “I'm gonna keep her smiling as long as I'm on this earth!” Laughter is cornerstone of their relationship. In our conversation, we talk about different aspects of a relationship and how being fun, silly, and laughing a lot makes a huge difference!

Show highlights:

  • How do you know when you’ve met “the one?”

  • Uncontrollable laughter

  • The meaning behind the phrase “Happy wife, happy life”

  • Continuing the chase and always searching for what’s next

  • Making the honeymoon phase last

  • How to diffuse arguments

  • Enjoying the uncertainty of what is ahead of you

  • Transitioning from parenting to empty nesters

  • How both similarities and differences positively impact your relationship

  • The importance of having your own time

  • Appreciating every day

  • Embracing Spontaneity

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