Dear Diary: Therapy, Mom Guilt, & Gardening

At the end of March, Joe and I announced an early “Summer Break” for the podcast, which will return in July. In place of extending that break to the writing I do here, I’m going to get a little less formal and a little more vulnerable with you, dear reader and friend, and write a weekly journal entry on Saturdays for the time being. I hope you enjoy 🙂 Continue reading Dear Diary: Therapy, Mom Guilt, & Gardening

6 Ways We Are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis, How About You?

While our season is ending, we wanted to let you know that our thoughts and our hearts are with you right now. We are thinking about and praying for this community, along with all of our loved ones and neighbors all over the world as we practice social distancing and hope for the light at the end of the tunnel. For what little comfort we might be able to offer, we share some laughs in this un-edited bonus episode of the podcast, along with 6 ways we are handling the COVID-19 Crisis: Continue reading 6 Ways We Are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis, How About You?

Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story — Three Lessons from Disney’s Hercules

Good morning, friends! Today, Joe and I finish off Season 1 of the podcast, and it is definitely bittersweet to think about taking a break! I hope we leave you feeling a little lighter on your feet, and a little more rooted in who you are. So, we really tried to leave you with the best we have today. We talk about imposter syndrome, finding your purpose, learning how to fail, and becoming the person you hope to become. Continue reading Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story — Three Lessons from Disney’s Hercules

Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story — Three Lessons from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Today, Joe and I home in on one specific aspect of becoming the hero of your own story: overcoming the darkness within. We talk about shame, confronting your weaknesses while the stakes are low, “rescuing” others, how opposition in all things leads us to more freely exercise our agency, and more. Continue reading Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story — Three Lessons from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker