85: Give Yourself A Break

Kristy Arbon is the founder and CEO of HeartWorks Training LLC, a business set up to support women in their practice of mindfulness, self-compassion and shame resilience using the practices of mindful self-compassion, Internal Family Systems, Brene Brown's shame resilience model, Buddhist philosophy and exploration of archetypes. Kristy is a qualified social worker, a certified Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher and has completed Internal Family Systems Level 1 training. She is passionate about

2017-02-25T04:55:19+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

82: Invest In Your Relationship

Sandra Fischer is the creator of Relationship Reveal™: 64 Cards for discovery, skill-building, and growth, a new card game that gets to the heart of what matters in happy, healthy relationships. Using Relationship Reveal is an active, engaging way to explore fears and provides a language to allow for greater vulnerability. Sandra writes for businesses, creates fiction and consults specializing in communications, people development and optimizing organizational effectiveness. With 25 years

2017-03-01T22:05:33+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

81: Communicating About Sex And Affection

Mike Domitrz is one of the leading experts for transforming our sexual culture to one being built on consent and respect. For over two decades, educators, military, families, colleges and individuals of all have sought out Mike and his impactful programs and speaking engagements. You may have seen him as the featured expert on Dateline NBC's "My Kid Would Never Do That." He is also the founder of the globally recognized

2017-03-01T22:02:33+00:00 January 26th, 2017|

79: Save It For The Morning

Amie M. Gordon, PhD, is a social psychologist who researches romantic relationships. For over a decade, Dr. Gordon's work has helped shed light on the factors that help and harm romantic relationships. Currently she is working at the University of California, San Francisco where she is tackling questions about the role of sleep in relationships. Dr. Gordon's work has been published in over a dozen research articles focused on relationship topics

2017-04-25T15:39:35+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

77: Balancing Work, Kids And A Relationship

Malini Bhatia is Founder & CEO of Marriage.com, a community of experts that acts as your advisors by providing information and support for healthy, happy marriages. Her passion for supporting people through the journey of building and sustaining positive, healthy relationships, combined with her business acumen, inspired the creation of Marriage.com. She has past experience in the PR and communications industries and has worked with companies in the tech, healthcare and

2017-04-25T15:48:18+00:00 January 10th, 2017|

75: Improve Yourself To Improve Your Relationship

Daryl Cioffi and Jennifer Weaver-Breitenbecher are licensed psychotherapists who own a private practice (Polaris Counseling & Consulting) in Rhode Island. They specialize in general mental health, relationships, life adjustments, and overall wellness. In today’s episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How to improve yourself individually to benefit your relationship. Correcting a lack of balance in your life. How to have trust in your relationship. Tools to help find meaning in your

2017-04-25T16:21:40+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|

72: How To Talk Politics

Daniel Ellenberg, PhD is a seminar leader, licensed therapist, leadership coach and conversation adviser. He is a principal in Rewire Leadership and co-founder of Relationships That Work. He is a board member of the Wellspring Institute of Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and is currently involved with two research projects: interpersonal courage in the workplace and the relationship between the traditional male role and emotional resilience. In today’s episode we discuss relationship advice topics

2017-04-25T16:37:32+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|

71: What’s Yours Is Mine, And Mine Is Mine

Laurie Itkin is a financial advisor and wealth manager at Coastwise Capital Group, an award-winning boutique money management firm in La Jolla, California, where she serves clients throughout the country. Through her separate company, The Options Lady, she serves as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and provides analysis of the financial and tax impacts of proposed settlement options being considered by divorcing couples. In today’s episode we discuss relationship advice topics that

2017-04-25T16:42:42+00:00 December 20th, 2016|

69: Why We Fight The Ones We Love

Erik Newton is a former family law attorney who describes himself as someone who has been through a thousand divorces and still believes in love. Erik has a unique, real-world comprehension of what makes one marriage thrive and another fall apart. Ultimately, his calling to help couples build healthy relationships superseded his legal career, and he is now podcasting and publishing an online magazine about relationships that you can find at

2017-04-25T16:54:09+00:00 December 13th, 2016|

68: Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

In today's episode we are joined by Dr. Debra Campbell. Dr. Campbell is a psychologist and author and has worked in private practice consulting on everything from panic to depression and parenting problems. For a number of years she worked as a couple therapist and university lecturer in marriage and relationships. Prior to psychology, Dr. Campbell taught yoga and meditation, so mindfulness has always been a cornerstone of her work in

2017-04-25T17:00:09+00:00 December 8th, 2016|