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 35: Our Happy Divorce Part 1 – A Couples Unique Approach to Divorce

Bedtalks Podcast 35: Our Happy Divorce Part 1 – A Couples Unique Approach to Divorce
If you are divorced, considering divorce and wondering how to navigate your relationship with your ex and still be good parents to your children this show is for you. Divorce is messy. And when you think about divorce, it usually conjures up lots of negative feelings and emotions. Most divorces end in an acrimonious way. It's normal to experience difficulties with one another when a divorce ends and this can be further complicated by shared custody agreements and splitting finances. But, Nikki DeBartolo and Benjamin Heldfond wanted to handle their divorce differently. At first, it wa...
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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. 31- How You Can Stay Connected In A Long-Term Relationship

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 31- How You Can Stay Connected In A Long-Term Relationship
Long-term relationships seem to be rare these days. Often times two people in a relationship opt to throw in the towel versus working to make their relationship work with one another. Sometimes it may feel easier to walk away versus putting in the additional work to make a relationship work. The pull of additional family responsibilities, demanding careers, and other factors also play a pivotal role in affecting our relationships. It’s not uncommon for two people to settle into a relationship once they’ve been together for a period of time. How do you stay engaged and committed with your si...
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3 Important Love Lessons I Learned from the The Photograph Movie

3 Important Love Lessons I Learned from the The Photograph Movie
As a relationship coach, I strive to learn as much as I can about love to empower the relationship you have with your significant other. When the movie, The Photograph, came out recently I was game to check it out. After all, there is so much you can learn about someone's love story that is usually relatable to your love story too. So, my significant other and I decided to check out the new movie, The Photograph, directed by Stella Meghie, staring, Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Y'lan Noel, and Chante' Adams among many other talented actors. We enjoyed this movie for so many reasons. It felt ...
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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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