Advice for Men

Why It’s Important That You Find a Balance of Self-Love

Why It’s Important That You Find a Balance of Self-Love
  At the foundation of the love you can offer to others is the love you must first be willing to exhibit to yourself. Let's Talk About Self-Love We hear a lot about the topic of self-love. The problem is that there are so many mixed messages about what it is and isn't that I thought it was important to go back to the basics. There is a balance to self-love. It is not only the ability to love yourself unconditionally, but it also a willingness to accept those self-truths that might be incredibly uncomfortable about you too! Let me explain further. Have you found yourself in one ...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 14 – How You Can Practice Self-Care?

There is a lot of discussion about self-care. Self-care is critical in a world where everything is moving so fast and there is so much to do in so little time. Whether you are single or in a relationship, practicing self-care is essential. How do you practice self-care? Is it hard for you to balance self-care when you are in a relationship, or with all of the additional responsibilities you have to manage on a daily basis? Listen in as we speak with our guest Dan Udale as he shares tips he has put in practice relating to his self-care. Dan shares his personal experiences, what hap...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 13 – Blended Family Life – How to Make it Work

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 13 – Blended Family Life – How to Make it Work
Are you in a relationship with someone who has kids? Do you have kids and are dating someone who doesn't have kids? Are the two of you thinking about merging your families together? Blended families come with some additional benefits and challenges too. It's likely that at some point you or your kids may become part of a blended family. When you do, adjusting to this 'new norm' isn't an easy feat. With an extension of your family comes adjustments and new family rules, as the two of you set and establish new parameters for your home. What are the benefits of a blended family? What...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 12 – Single Life – Why the Grass Could Be Greener?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 12 – Single Life – Why the Grass Could Be Greener?
  This podcast show is specifically for my singles. If you have single friends, you can listen in too or suggest they check out this show! It's a good one. I get lots of questions from those who are single who feel content, want companionship, but don't want to settle. Often, if you’re single, people have plenty of advice about what you should be doing and who you should be dating or picking as a potential spouse. In a society where there can be a lot of pressure to be in a relationship, people have a way of making you feel like you’re missing out if you are not in a relationship. ...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 11 – What is Your Relationship Pattern?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 11 – What is Your Relationship Pattern?
Just as you form habits or patterns in your day to day life, you naturally do the same in your relationships. They are your relationship patterns. Each relationship has a pattern. And you have a pattern you use within your relationships. Some of these patterns you learn in your relationships or pick up in your observation of those around you. This can be good or bad depending on the habits you have built and established in your relationships. But, there is always room for improvement in the way you manage, handle, and cope with your relationships. Listen in as we discuss relationship...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 10– Conflict Resolution 101 – Our Epic Failure and How We Learned From It

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 10– Conflict Resolution 101 – Our Epic Failure and How We Learned From It
Last week K and I discussed with you the importance of having a healthy foundation for conflict resolution. But, then we had a pretty spirited discussion in which we learned that putting healthy ways to resolve conflict to everyday use isn't always easy. Listen in as we discuss what went wrong, if we were able to course correct, and what we learned and how it can help you with your partner when you are in the midst of trying to sort through your own conflict. As I always say, being in a relationship isn't easy and no matter what type of relationship you're in, whether with your partn...
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How to Stop the Cycle of Codependency and Toxic Relationships – The Recovery Revolution

How to Stop the Cycle of Codependency and Toxic Relationships – The Recovery Revolution
Omar Pinto, a Life Transformation Coach, Addiction Recovery Specialist, and Lifestyle Entrepreneur and I had so much fun doing this interview. Codependency and addiction do not just relate to substance or drug abuse. Addiction can occur with anything in which you allow your emotions to override your logic and where the consequences can be detrimental to you, your well being or others around you. Codependency can exist in the way you have your relationships too! This is a deep conversation and not for the weary of heart. So if you want to listen to Omar and I as we dig in deep to discuss tri...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 9 – 3 Healthier Ways to Work Through Conflict Resolution In Your Relationship

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 9 – 3 Healthier Ways to Work Through Conflict Resolution In Your Relationship
  Conflict is likely to happen in all relationships. Each person in the relationship brings their own collective experiences to a relationship and this is why there is always going to be some sort of rift that will exist between two people. You have your way of doing things and this way may be completely different from your partner. Conflict is a healthy part of every relationship. It's not having conflict in your relationship that will break it, but how you work through the conflict. K and I discuss 3 Healthier Ways to Work Through Conflict Resolution. This one is a must lis...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 8 – Social Media and Relationships – Is It All That It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 8 – Social Media and Relationships – Is It All That It’s Cracked Up To Be?
Social Media can have subtle and not so subtle effects on your relationships and on you personally. How do you find the balance? What is the proper level of social engagement as it relates to your relationship? Listen in as K and I delve into this topic and we figure it out together. And don't forget to subscribe to future episodes of Bedtalks on the Anchor App, Itunes, Google Podcasts, and Spotify. Until next time, XOXO
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 5 – The 5 Stages You Need to Have a Successful Relationship

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 5 – The 5 Stages You Need to Have a Successful Relationship
  Have you ever wondered what differentiates those couples who have relationships that seem happy, thoughtful, and healthy versus those that struggle to have a relationship that lasts? Do you find yourself repeating similar patterns in your relationship where things start off good but then go in the totally opposite direction? K and I discuss the 5 Stages You Need to have a Successful Relationship. Most couples don't make it past stage 2. It's an interesting discussion and discovery process about how we love and nurture our significant others in relationships. I'm positive as...
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