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Marriage, Marathons and Mental Health with Tony Overbay

In today’s episode, I’m sitting down with my friend, Tony Overbay, a licensed marriage and family therapist and utlra marathon runner. We talk about the metaphors we’ve seen in long distance running to marriage. He also talks about setting goals for the new year, using principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. There are so many benefits physical activity can have on our mental and emotional health. Let’s make 2020 our BEST year ever.

Here is a link to Tony’s New Year’s goal setting episode from last year: http://www.tonyoverbay.com/2018/12/27/episode-97-resolutions-that-will-stick-no-really-acceptance-and-commitment-therapy-plus-resolutions-success/

You can find more of Tony over on his website: http://www.tonyoverbay.com/ or on Instagram @tonyoverbay or @virtualcouch.

And here’s a link to Tony’s new book: https://www.amazon.com/Hes-Porn-Addict-Now-What/dp/1950328031/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=tony+overbay&qid=1576794183&sr=8-1

Have a wonderful New Year’s and join us next week (year) for a discussion with Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife about New Year’s Resolutions.

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.

Score Keeping and Sex Talk with Jamee Andelin

Jamee Andelin shares how to overcome differences in your marriage

In today’s episode, I sit down with my friend Jamee Andelin. We interviewed each other about all things pertaining to score keeping in marriage, sex and intimacy and overcoming and living with our differences. This episode is fun and light hearted, but we discuss extremely common issues that arise in marriage.

Jamee is a life coach and fellow podcaster. You can find her at: https://jameelee.com/ or on her podcast, Coaching with Jamee at: https://anchor.fm/jamee-andelin.

I know you are going to love this episode. Remember that sharing is caring, so if you do love it, make sure you share it with a friend who would love it too.

If you want to join our Love Language Challenge, you can do so here: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/love-language-challenge.

I Know You, I Like You and I Have Your Back with Nate Bagley

This week’s episode with Nate Bagley is one of my all-time favorites! He’s an experienced marriage researcher, interviewing some of the greats, such as John and Julie Gottman, Gary Chapman and Sue Johnson.

He teaches us his framework for building a strong foundation of friendship within your marriage, so you are able to have hard conversations and withstand conflict. His pillars of friendship include the framework of I know you, I like you and I have your back.

You will love the simplicity and ease with which he explains these three pillars and the way he uses experiences from his own life to illustrate these concepts beautifully. He talks about an experiment he did with his wife in his first year of marriage to find out her love language and we made a challenge out of it. Whether you have been married for 3 days or 30 years, it’s such a boost to any relationship to know your spouse’s love language.

You can join our 5 Love Languages Challenge at: https://www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/love-language-challenge. I promise, it will be so much fun!

You can find out more about Nate and his incredible program here: https://www.talktoyourspouse.com/. I also suggest looking up his podcast: https://www.mormonmarriages.com/podcast or his blog: https://growthmarriage.com/.

Don’t forget the perfect gift for anyone on your list who is married and hard to shop for is the EPIC Marriage Summit All Access Pass. You can get that here: https://www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/allaccess. Get a this special low price only through the holidays.

Having Fun with Your Spouse in Your Marriage with Celeste Davis

Happy Thanksgiving Week Everyone! My interview this week is with the lovely Celeste Davis of The Marriage Laboratory. We discuss how to have fun with our spouses in our marriage and why that is even important. We go over common objections to having fun and overcome them one by one. We also discuss how to have a healthier sex life and why that is also so important.

I love this episode and I know you will too. If you would like get more from Celeste you can find her at https://www.marriagelaboratory.com/ on Instagram @marriagelaboratory. You can check out her podcast here: https://www.marriagelaboratory.com/marriage-theraoke-podcast/.

Don’t forget about the EPIC Marriage summit. 30+ marriage experts giving their BEST marriage tips and tricks for strengthening your relationship in just 30 days. Register here to gain access for FREE. www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. I am truly grateful for each and every one of you!