Blog & Podcast
Our blogs and podcasts are a way for you to stay connected and hear from others about the steps they have taken to live their best lives possible. It is here that you will find stories and thoughts about Hope, Connection & Relief.
Carlos had the opportunity to be a guest on Project Positivity where he was able to share our story, his addiction to work, and some of what he wrote about in The UnAmerican Dream. What is holding you back?...
We are obsessed with being busy because collectively we have come to believe that the busier we are the more important and worthy we become. Our perceived only increases, when we post about our hectic life on our social media feeds and get the throngs of affirmation and sympathy from our friends and followers.
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.
With the events that continue to unfold in our country and the spotlight on the racial divides that exist, we will not be posting any new articles or podcasts this week. We believe that all of us were created equal and will only post or share articles that help us...
A New York Times article from yesterday was the latest of a plethora of articles tying a lack of work-life balance to the CoronaVirus. Within the article, the author Charlie Warzel,cautions about the WFH Revolution (Work from Home) as “it will capitalize on the...
The Hope, Connection & Relief Podcast
What is the value of experience? Where can we find worthiness and meaning in our work? Listen to this episode and gain some insight into these question.s
Episode 16: Rethinking Our View of Failure & Making Small Changes – A Conversation with Bryan Kramer & Courtney Smith Kramer
When you desire change and speak about the changes you want to make, even when the signs are there it can be hard to take that first step.
Far to many people design their life around their carer and their business and end up getting a "life by default".
Rather than take this approach, begin to design your life and make your business or career align with what you want.
In this Insights episode, Carlos and Susanne talk about how you can improve your relationships if you give the benefit of the doubt, address the stories you create in your head about certain situations, and talk about the steps you can take to clear certain assumptions.
Episode 13: Never Being Happy About Success Because Work Gets the Best of You – A Conversation with Brian Carroll
Being fulfilled and successful starts from within and is not measured by your business achievements. In this episode, business owner and author Brian Carroll shares the changes he made in his life to truly become a success.
Episode 11: Waking Up Sick & Your Job Being Like a Bad Marriage – A Conversation With Kimberly Ficklin
In this episode, Carlos and Kimberly discuss what a good, healthy workplace culture looks like, how everyone can use empathy at work and in their daily lives, and how we should, maybe, let go of our jobs as it could improve our health and make us happier once we do.
We love to be busy and tell people just how busy we are. We do this because it makes us feel needed and important, but does it align with your values? This 7 minute Insights episode explores the obsession with being busy.
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