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2019 Christmas Episode – Jon’s New Wheelchair Story

Merry Christmas On the Brighter Side listeners! Today I’m talking about the true meaning of Christmas and the best experience I’ve ever been a part of. This year, for Christmas, one man received a new wheelchair and a new leg on his 61st Birthday.

I will be forever grateful for my friend Tawsha Stanford, who had the thought of raising money to buy our friend Jon Peters a new wheelchair for Christmas. We put our idea on social media and within hours, we were able to raise enough money to buy Jon’s dream wheelchair.

We have been blessed by Jon for years and forever changed by this experience. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your contribution and participation in this Christmas miracle.

Thank you for supporting On the Brighter Side. I appreciate all of you and am truly grateful for the opportunity to produce this podcast. My message for this episode is to act on those kind thoughts. Hold your family close and enjoy them this holiday season.

What Life is Like For the Spouse of a Successful Entrepreneur with Collette Brunson

Today’s interview is with one of my best friends, Collette Brunson. Collette is is the lesser know although better half of the Brunson partnership. She has been behind the scenes of ClickFunnels from the beginning, encouraging, supporting and loving her husband as he has cycled through all the stages of building a super successful and thriving business.

In our interview, Collette gets real and honest. She tells her version of how they met and fell in love, what it was like get the news that they were broke and on the verge of bankruptcy and what it was like the first time she saw the impact Russell’s work was having on so many people. She talks about the challenges and blessings of being the wife of an entrepreneur, gives her best advice about how to navigate all the ups and downs, the opportunity to give back with continued success and tells us about the exciting new project she is working on right now.

I could be biased, but this is one of my favorite interviews to date. I hope you will listen to the bonus episode I published on Friday with Russell to give you some context and I hope you will be able to feel my love and admiration for this family.

To learn more about Collette, Nicole and Kirsten and their fun new podcast, follow along on social media for information on their big launch. www.instagram.com/sharingherjourney or search Sharing Her Journey on Facebook.

Also, the EPIC Marriage Summit is still available. You can register for FREE at www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com. Find a weekend that is a little less busy, plan an at home date night/snuggle fest and learn from 30+ marriage experts how to strengthen your marriage in 30 days. See you inside the summit or next week on the podcast. Until then, have courage, be kind and stay On the Brighter Side.

Choose You with Martine Williams

My guest on the podcast today is a wife, mother of 2 and successful entrepreneur. Martine Williams is the co-author of The Daily Difference and a Thirty-One Gifts Representative. I love this interview, because we talk about some of my favorite things, life, marriage, business and confidence.

You can find more of her on Instagram @martine31willims or on Facebook at Martine N Williams. She is excited to start her own podcast and relaunch her signature course called Choose You next year.

Also, registrations for the EPIC Marriage Summit is now OPEN! This FREE summit includes over 30 marriage experts sharing their BEST marriage advice over three days from October 8th-10th. It’s virtual so you can watch from anywhere and the best part is it’s FREE. Register Today at: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/epicmarriagesummit. I hope to see you all inside the summit!

Your Last Bad Day with Michael O’Brien

Today’s episode is not for the faint of heart. My guest, Michael O’Brien, survived a biking accident that would have taken most people’s lives. In our interview, he talks about the accident, his long recovery and how he decided to make that his last bad day. He shares with us how we can change our perspective and mindset to not let bad moments turn into bad days or weeks. His story and passion are remarkable and I promise, you will need a pen and paper to take notes!

You can find out more about Michael and all he has to offer on his website: www.michaelobrienshift.com. Even better, you can get a copy of his newest book for FREE here: https://www.mylastbadday.com/get-your-copy. If you use the code SHIFT at checkout, you can get 25% shipping and handling and the first chapter of his memoir is included. I cannot wait to read my copy!

Look for Michael O’Brien along with 30 other amazing teachers and presenters in our Epic Marriage Summit coming October 8th-10th. Mark your calendars, because I promise, it will be EPIC!

Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson and NFL Long Snapper Andrew East Talk Marriage and Family Life

Today, I’m releasing my very favorite episode to date. I have watched Shawn Johnson compete gymnastics since she was a little girl and I’m one of her biggest fans. I’ve had the opportunity to learn about social media from Andrew East and have grown to respect him as a content creator and fantastic husband. In this episode they were so kind to open up with me and be honest and candid about their marriage and family life.

Shawn Johnson and Andrew East have a unique marriage in that they are so in the public eye and both successful and recognized athletes, but they have a marriage just like the rest of us. They disagree, have pet peeves and admire each other just like any other newly married couple. They have to navigate it all, just like anyone else, except for being recognized everywhere they go.

And, they are about to be parents. They share their hopes and dreams for baby East and their desire for this baby to know how much his parents love him and each other. So sweet!!! The cover photo for this episode is the night Shawn was inducted into the sports Hall of Fame. Andrew was so supportive and proud.

You can follow along in the East Family adventures on YouTube at The East Family or follow them individually at Shawn Johnson East and Andrew D East on every other platform. You can also check out Andrew’s podcast: Redirected on iTunes or any other podcast listening app. I promise you are going to love them!