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#195 Fear is a Traitor & is Holding Back Your Family & Your Life

Oct. 4, 2022

Fear is a universal emotion. We’ve all experienced it at some point. It is very real and very relevant. As a teenage girl, Edith Eger was a prisoner in Auschwitz Concentration Camp. She said that after she was released once …

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#194 The Hero's Journey -- Leave the Ordinary World Behind and Live a Great Story

Sept. 27, 2022

Every great story, movie, or book contains elements of what’s been called the ‘Hero’s Journey’ — a series of events and experiences that makes the story meaningful and transformational . It’s the process by which the hero-to…

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#193 How to STOP CARING What Other People Think About You

Sept. 20, 2022

All of us have been ‘conditioned’ by society when it comes to things such as HOW to behave and WHAT to care about. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It fact, social conditioning can be very positive . Caring what other peo…

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#187 Seek an ‘Inner Knowing’ (Insight & Intuition) And ACT On It to Avoid Sabotaging Your Life and Your Family

Aug. 9, 2022

In our line of work coaching families for the past 20 years, we get an up-close-and-personal look into the lives of many different types of people . It’s a sacred privilege and we learn so much. We often experience a wide ra…

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#186 How to Build Confidence

Aug. 2, 2022

"I would like to be more confident but my face turns red if I am embarrassed, nervous, shy, afraid, or just talking with someone . Without that handicap, I know I would be more confident, but unfortunately, I let it stop me …

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#183 Seeing BEYOND Roe Vs. Wade, Gun Control, & Other 'Surface Tensions'

June 28, 2022

There is a lot of ‘surface tension’ in the media today -- social and mainstream. Lots of polarity and opposition about intense topics. And it bothers me. Because it paints the picture that there are only two sides to any iss…

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#179 Travel More? Or Prepare for the Worst? Finding the Middle-Ground Between Risk-Taking and Being Safe & Prepared

May 17, 2022

You may have seen or heard that we’re planning a move to Portugal — and hoping to travel while making the transition. We received some questions about this: “We would love to travel more , even long term, but I am getting mo…

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#177 Analyzing (& Laughing About) Our Big 5 Personality Test Scores

May 3, 2022

Understanding YOURSELF and the other human beings around you is one of the trickiest and most complex aspects of life and relationships — Your personality begins to form from conception, in the womb, and as you grow as a chi…

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#176 How Frustration, Guilt, & Discontent Guide You to Your Best Self -- Don't Assuage the Pain or 'Accept What Is'. This is Your Soul Calling!

April 26, 2022

Have you ever had that inner feeling of discontent, frustration, guilt, or dissatisfaction ? (I know I have.) Have you ever thought — what’s the point of setting goals? I’ll just be disappointed. Or have you ever tried to ac…

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#172 The Foundations for Magic & Serendipity -- Our Portugal Trip Report

March 24, 2022

Greg and I just returned from an incredible trip to Portugal to celebrate our 21st anniversary and we’re excited to record an episode about it. We’re going to share all the romance, magic, and serendipity we experienced that…

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#170 How to Wake Up and Overcome Sleep Depression/Inertia -- Better Mornings Equals a Better Life

Feb. 22, 2022

Hey everyone. We hope you’re having a great week. I know Greg and I are excited to have some sunshine and warmer weather after two cloudy and cold weeks. Today we’re discussing something which — at first glance — seems overl…

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#169 How to Make the Mundane Parts of Day-to-Day Life More Meaningful

Feb. 8, 2022

Today we are diving into a detailed look at what living an ‘extraordinary’ life looks like on the day-to-day . The majority of your life — and ours — is spent in daily activities that can be mundane . Dishes, laundry, errand…

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#168 What to Do When People Oppose Your Lifestyle Choices

Jan. 25, 2022

How do you handle the unavoidable conflict that arises from your unconventional choices?

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#162 'Entertainment Overrun' is Creating a Painful Gap Between Here and the Life of Your Dreams

Dec. 7, 2021

We often receive emails from parents or spouses asking questions -- we love it. (Email us your questions at support @ This email asked us: “How can our family create balance and not feel guilty f…

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#158 The Politicization of C*vid & the V*ccine -- the episode we 'should not' be doing ;)

Sept. 25, 2021

In our last episode (#158), Greg hinted at doing another episode about the v*ccine. I wasn't so sure. But after thinking and discussing it, we decided to do it together -- partly because our individual views balance each oth…