Author: Elizabeth Overstreet

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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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 33 – What Is The Medicine to Your Relationship?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 33 – What Is The Medicine to Your Relationship?
COVID-19 is top of mind for many of us and your feelings about it have likely intensified over the last several weeks. While we don't want to add to creating additional anxiety around what is happening, we thought it would be a good time to think about ways to look at your relationship and do things that can help to nurture it. Like COVID-19, there will always be outside, external forces that we can't control that will come along that will challenge the fabric and framework of your relationship. It's important to find ways to use factors outside of your relationship to keep it nourished, th...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 32- What Is Self-Love vs Superficial Love and Why You’re Getting it Wrong

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 32- What Is Self-Love vs Superficial Love and Why You’re Getting it Wrong
Self-love and Superficial love can easily be comingled. But, there is a clear difference between the two. We live in a society where there is a lot of talk about self-love. And there are a lot of perceptions being shared as to what self-love encompasses causing some confusion. Listen in as K and I break down the difference and share our perspective on why one holds a higher value than the other. We will also help to enlighten you as to why self-love may not be what you have been taught to believe. Please remember to subscribe to future episodes of Bedtalks on the Anchor App, Itunes, Goog...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 30-Entrepreneurship and Love – What We Can Learn from the Media Takeout CEO, Fred and Notoya Mwangaguhunga’s Love Story

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 30-Entrepreneurship and Love – What We Can Learn from the Media Takeout CEO, Fred and Notoya Mwangaguhunga’s Love Story
  We have a very exciting podcast interview for you. This one is for my entrepreneurs who are trying to balance out their aspirations, run a business and at the same time have a love life. (Smile) Entrepreneurship can add another layer to a relationship. The demands of running a business and being responsible for bringing in revenue for your business and employees can add additional pressure when your workday doesn't end like the usual 9-5 job role. However, entrepreneurship has its rewards too. Being enmeshed in doing something in which you are passionate, or being able to crea...
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ENO on WVON with “Chat Daddy” Sims – What Celebrities Have in Common with Your Relationship?

ENO on WVON with “Chat Daddy” Sims – What Celebrities Have in Common with Your Relationship?
Celebrities are human just like you and me. They struggle with the same things that we do in our relationships with our significant others. But, we can learn from their misgivings too. Infidelity, to marry or not to marry, and determining what constitutes the right decision to part ways are challenges any one of us can face in our relationships. Listen in as Art 'Chatdaddy' Sims, Heidi B, Uncle Mel and I chat on his Real Talk, Real People show on WVON about what we can learn from how Cardi B has handled infidelity in her marriage, how Justin Timberlake may have crossed the line, why Oprah f...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 29 – Rabbit Holes and Relationships – What Do They Have In Common?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 29 – Rabbit Holes and Relationships – What Do They Have In Common?
Remember the movie, “The Matrix?” That movie has a lot in common with relationships. Are you willing to stay in the comfort zone regarding your relationship or are you willing to go down the rabbit hole? The path of least resistance is always easier. It's much more difficult to take the less-traveled road. Yet, there are so many learnings when we are willing to step outside of what is familiar to us. Life is fragile and it's so very important that we live up to our full potential and in our real purpose. Listen in as we explore this topic further in our newest episode "Rabbit Holes and R...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 28 – Love or Loyalty- Do They Go Hand in Hand?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 28 – Love or Loyalty- Do They Go Hand in Hand?
K & I were recently watching a documentary, "I Called Him Morgan," on Netflix. We couldn't help but recognize the parallels of this tragic story about a Jazz Musician, Lee Morgan and what happens in relationships when love and loyalty are tested. It's clear by this documentary, the love Lee and Helen shared was genuine, but as their relationship experienced a shift, it had an irreparable impact on their relationship. Love and Loyalty are two important facets of a healthy relationship. But, sometimes one of these components, love or loyalty can diminish due to a change in circumstances, ...
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