Author: Elizabeth Overstreet

Practical Dating and Relationship Tips in 2020-An Interview with Dr. Abby Lev

Practical Dating and Relationship Tips in 2020-An Interview with Dr. Abby Lev
Welcome back to another new episode of Bedtalks. We're so excited to bring another relevant topic that's been top of mind for many of you. Let's face it, dating can be a struggle. And this struggle can persist even for those of you in committed relationships. The pandemic hasn't made it easier. But, I've brought in extra help to help you figure it all out. Meet Dr. Abby Lev. Dr. Lev is a psychotherapist, author, coach, workshop facilitator, and consultant to individuals and companies. She is passionate about helping people uncover the core beliefs and emotional obstacles. During ...
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Bedtalks Episode 41: Love, Laughter & Legacy – An Interview with Melissa Rivers

Bedtalks Episode 41: Love, Laughter & Legacy – An Interview with Melissa Rivers
K & I have been meeting and interviewing some amazing people. Our goal remains to bring you valuable and useful content. We were beyond thrilled when Melissa Rivers agreed to be a guest on our show. Melissa Rivers is famously known for being a co-host of Fashion Police and the daughter of the legendary comedian, Joan Rivers. While Melissa's mom Joan Rivers set the stage for many of the comedians we see today - Lily Singh, Leslie Jones, Chelsea Handler, among many others. Melissa is no shrinking violet. She is extremely accomplished in her own right. Melissa Rivers has many accolad...
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Bedtalks Episode 40: The Power of Attraction: How Understanding Yourself can Help You Attract Better Partners

Bedtalks Episode 40: The Power of Attraction: How Understanding Yourself can Help You Attract Better Partners
If you are reading this message on Sunday, May 10th, and are a mom, Happy Mother's Day! If you are a step-parent, foster parent, community parent, Godparent, etc. we appreciate and don't undervalue the mothering you do too!  I hope you have a wonderful day and celebrate the major impact you have in your community. Welcome to a new episode of Bedtalks. Have you ever wondered why it seems as though you attract a certain type of person? Do you suffer from relationship fatigue? Are you tired and frustrated with the same repeated themes playing out in your relationships? It’s an of...
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Bedtalks Podcast 39: The Lesson of Self-Love; Naysha’s Powerful Transformation through Self-Love

Bedtalks Podcast 39: The Lesson of Self-Love; Naysha’s Powerful Transformation through Self-Love
K and I had the pleasure of interviewing Naysha Sonet. Naysha is from the beautiful and #3 ranked country of happiness, Norway. However, even though Naysha lives in one of the happiest countries, she didn't always feel happy with herself. After being in a relationship where she expressed that she love someone who didn't reciprocate or express the same feelings, she had to learn how to find someone she had lost in the process, herself. We crossed paths as I followed Naysha's personal journey and transformation via self-love. She has insight and wisdom that belies her age. I was impressed and...
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Bedtalks Podcast 38: From Victim to Survivor; A Story of Domestic Abuse with Mannette Morgan

Bedtalks Podcast 38: From Victim to Survivor;  A Story of Domestic Abuse with Mannette Morgan
According to the NCADV organization, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by their intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men who suffer abuse from their partner. 33% of women and almost 10% of men suffer some form of physical abuse. 72% of all murder-suicides involve an intimate partner and 94% of these victims murdered are female. Physical and emotional abuse is prevalent making it difficult for people to leave an abusive relationship. - Source of statistics NCADV.org Domestic abuse can leave long-lasting physica...
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Bedtalks Podcast 37: Our Happy Divorce Part 3 – A Couple’s Unique Approach to Divorce

Bedtalks Podcast 37: Our Happy Divorce Part 3 – A Couple’s Unique Approach to Divorce
Nikki, Ben, Ken, and Me continue our discussion in this  Bedtalks Podcast: Our Happy Divorce Part 3 - A Couple's Unique Approach to Divorce. Divorce isn't easy. When two people make this decision, the feelings are intensified because it's natural to want to cut off your contact and interactions with one another. And when you add kids to the mix, it can make the break-up even more complicated. Nikki DeBartolo and Benjamin Heldfond wanted to handle their divorce differently. And they admit, in the beginning, it wasn't easy. But they wanted to uncouple in a way that wouldn't be disruptive and ...
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Bedtalks Podcast 36: Our Happy Divorce Part 2 – A Couple’s Unique Approach to Divorce

Bedtalks Podcast 36: Our Happy Divorce Part 2 – A Couple’s Unique Approach to Divorce
Nikki, Ben, Ken, and Me continue our discussion in this  Bedtalks Podcast: Our Happy Divorce Part 2 - A Couple's Unique Approach to Divorce. Divorce isn't easy. When two people make this decision, the feelings are intensified because it's natural to want to cut off your contact and interactions with one another. And when you add kids to the mix, it can make the break-up even more complicated. Nikki DeBartolo and Benjamin Heldfond wanted to handle their divorce differently. And they admit, in the beginning, it wasn't easy. But they wanted to uncouple in a way that wouldn't be disruptive and ...
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Why COVID-19 Is Changing You

Why COVID-19 Is Changing You
Things have gotten real. Our new norm is bringing out the best and worse in us. COVID-19 affected China in the latter part of 2019, and then it started spreading across the world. One thing about a crisis is the sad fact that until everyone feels vulnerable, no one truly feels vulnerable. The Empathy Connection As humans, it’s natural for some of us to be more empathetic than others. But, often, genuine empathy doesn’t emerge until we have personally experienced the same pain or setback, which helps us to understand and connect when we see a similar pain in someone else. It’s normal. Whe...
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Bedtalks Podcast 34: Second Act: Life, Love & Relationships: An Interview with Karyn Pettigrew

Bedtalks Podcast 34: Second Act: Life, Love & Relationships: An Interview with Karyn Pettigrew
We are living in a time where we are being forced to take a time-out, be reflective, and re-prioritize what we thought might have been most important to us. During this time K and I think it's important to inspire you to be aware of the current events which are happening and to also use this time to bring on guests and discuss topics that will encourage you towards your greater purpose. Honestly, things are scary now and the events unfolding are unprecedented. However, they also present a unique time to re-evaluate, re-focus and re-energize. Out of scarcity and turmoil, often comes great ingen...
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30 Remarkable Health Benefits of Sex to Take Advantage of During #QuarantineLife

30 Remarkable Health Benefits of Sex to Take Advantage of During #QuarantineLife
Quarantine life and social distancing habits are forcing couples to spend a lot of time home alone together. Boredom and restlessness may be setting in, but there is something committed partners can do to not only bring the relationship closer, but to also boost health and strengthen the immune system—sex. This article from CouplesCandy.com lists 30 remarkable health benefits of sex that you can take advantage of while hunkering down! Unadulterated, consensual, fabulous sex is often a taboo topic. Many people don’t realize that in addition to being fun, there are many health benefits of se...
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