self-improvement

Bedtalks Episode 43: Bottoms Up; Hitting Rock Bottom and How to Come Out on Top – An Interview with Ann Bernard

Bedtalks Episode 43: Bottoms Up; Hitting Rock Bottom and How to Come Out on Top – An Interview with Ann Bernard
"Struggle allows us to grow." This is one of many of Ann's mottos for living an enriched life. Ann Bernard, the founder of #365 Firsts Challenges is an Author, Coach, Speaker, and Podcaster. Ann, a veteran, CEO, is all about inspiring us to get outside of our comfort zone. She founded the initiative #365 First. While you may have a bucket list, Ann has created an initiative that helps others to live for today. Faith, effort, and tenacity have helped her to grow personally and help many others do the same. Ann shares her journey of hitting rock bottom and how she has come out on top. If you...
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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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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. 24 – The Value of Delayed Gratification In A Relationship

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 24 – The Value of Delayed Gratification In A Relationship
  You and I live in a world of instant gratification. Many things are readily available at the click of a button, the use of a credit card (instant pay via your phone) along with many other conveniences that life affords us. Sometimes instant gratification can be a good thing. However, in other times the beauty and joy in receiving something that you have worked hard for can come as a result of delayed gratification. Whether you are single, in a new relationship, or a more mature relationship sometimes delaying gratification is critical in having a relationship that is healthy, ful...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 20 – Is It Love at First Sight or Love at First Insight?

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 20 – Is It Love at First Sight or Love at First Insight?
  There is a saying, "Love at First Sight," which is used commonly when couples talk about falling in love with one another. But, is "Love at First Sight" realistic? Or, is it more so "Love at First Insight?" In the early stages of love, it's easy to confuse the two. K and I discuss our cake testing experience and how it can be compared to 'love at first sight.' I know it sounds a bit cliche and odd, but trust us on this one. Because there is definitely a correlation. Listen in as we tackle this discussion. We think you will walk away with some new perspectives! Until n...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 19 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 5 – The Power (Strength) of Love

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 19 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 5 – The Power (Strength) of Love
Welcome back to Bedtalks. We are back with a new podcast show. It is Part 5 of our series on the Realities and Truths of Love. During this episode, we discuss The Power (Strength) of Love. The power of love is demonstrated in numerous ways throughout your relationships regardless of whether it's your significant other, family, or friends. Listen in as K and I discuss the many ways love can empower and strengthen you as well as those around you. And please remember to subscribe to future episodes of Bedtalks on the Anchor App, Itunes, Google Podcasts, and Spotify. Until next time, ...
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 18 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 4 – The Fear of Love

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 18 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 4 – The Fear of Love
Hey Y'all We're back from another episode of Bedtalks. We are discussing Part 4 of our 5-part series on The Realities and Truths of Love on the topic of 'The Fear of Love." Falling in love seems easy, but we uncover surprising data around people's comfort related to falling in love. Listen in as we explore and discuss the conundrum and draw of falling and leaping into love during our podcast on the Fear of Love. And please remember to subscribe to future episodes of Bedtalks on the Anchor app, Itunes, Google Podcast and Spotify. Until next time, XoXo  
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Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 17 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 3 – The Protection (Covering) of Love

Bedtalks Relationship Podcast Ep. 17 – The Realities and Truths of Love – Part 3 – The Protection (Covering) of Love
Welcome to Episode 17 of our Bedtalks Podcast! We enjoy doing this show and hope that you find it to be helpful, slightly entertaining, and practical to put to use in your relationships. K & I have to work at our relationship too. But we believe that the benefits of being in a healthy relationship outweigh the challenges. We hope you are enjoying our five-part series of the Realities and Truths of Love. Love is an amazing experience. It's why we desire to be with someone who cares deeply for us. We wish for a deep connection with someone who understands and gets who we are ...
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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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