Blog & Podcast

Our blogs and podcasts are a way for you to stay connected and hear from others about their Life Design stories. 

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Stop Chasing Happiness

Stop Chasing Happiness

There is little doubt that most, if not all, are glad to be done with the difficulty that was 2020. A global pandemic, financial crisis, unemployment, and political uncertainty made it a year where angst, anger, depression, and worry seemed to take center stage....

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Jumping Into The Volcano

Jumping Into The Volcano

Have you ever had a show or movie that you loved, but never really caught on with everyone else? I think we all have one or two we could name and for me, one is Joe Versus the Volcano. Joe Versus the Volcano is  a 1990 romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and...

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Designing Your Marriage

Designing Your Marriage

Empty nest is a major life change in a marriage relationship. We have spent decades raising four children in traditional roles with Carlos as the main breadwinner and for many years me as a stay at home and then transitioning to a working mom. While this arrangement wasn’t the best for either one of us it was simply what we believed we were ‘supposed to do’. We now live in a much different relationship; one that is a true partnership.

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Thoughts Of A Dying Man

Thoughts Of A Dying Man

There were other words I wanted to say - “I love you”, “I will miss you”, but I was unable to form them, I was unable to get them out and the only thing I was able to muster was to tell her that this was indeed death for me.

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Embracing The Experience of Choices

Embracing The Experience of Choices

Very few choices we make will be forever and even when fearful or uncertain, we can make choices that help us design the life we want.

In this episode, Carlos and Susanne share their thoughts on making choices and discuss how we can embrace the experience. They share their experience of the choices they have made to design their own lives. They talk about how even when fearful, they made a choice to move forward, and how they embrace the experience.

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Creating The Life You Love to Live Every Day

Creating The Life You Love to Live Every Day

Bobbi Kahler, who is an author, podcast host, speaker, coach, and avid cross country skier joined the podcast to share her insights on Life Design.

This Rocky Mountain resident is
known as a Personal Change Chef, and is a servant of anyone seeking personal improvement.

In this seventh episode of season 2, Bobbi speaks about all of us having choices, owning those choices, and the beauty that can come from all of the experiences we have in the journey to fulfill our dreams.

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Someday Is Not A Day In The Week – A Conversation With Milena Regos

Someday Is Not A Day In The Week – A Conversation With Milena Regos

Milena Regos is the founder of The Unhustle movement and The Unhustle Podcast.  In this episode, she speaks with Carlos about the value of rest, what success means to her, and her tips on life design.

Milena has over 20 years of experience as a marketer and entrepreneur and lived a life that was way off balance and it was impacting her health and relationships. It was on a trip to Mexico when she decided to change things and her life design of unhustling was born. 

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Designing Your Business, Life & Marriage: A Conversation with James Carbary

Designing Your Business, Life & Marriage: A Conversation with James Carbary

In this episode, Carlos sits down with entrepreneur and founder of SweetFish Media James Carbary. James shares the journey of SweetFish, and the ups and the ups downs of being an entrepreneur. He also gives insights into how he has designed his business, his life, and his marriage and gives a parting word for those who want to do the same.

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Moving From Ordinary to Extraordinary By Setting World Records & Living in the Present – A Conversation with Kate Strong

Moving From Ordinary to Extraordinary By Setting World Records & Living in the Present – A Conversation with Kate Strong

What do you do when you realize your life is not what you want it to be? For Kate Strong, you do what many would think impossible and you make the ordinary extraordinary. 

In this first episode of Season 2, Carlos sits down with Kate Strong to learn more about her Life Design plan, the steps she took to begin living the life she wants, and where she draws inspiration to continue to live life to it's fullest which includes setting world records and being limitless!

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