024 It’s 5am. Where’s My Miracle?!!!

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In this episode, we give an overview of the book called The Miracle Morning that is shaping how we begin our days. We talk about the 5 Minute Journal, a painless way to develop the discipline of daily writing. And of course, we’ll end by telling each other what we’re going to do for each other this week.

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023 New Year, New Goals, New You, New Season, Best Year Ever?

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Future is bright!

Here’s to a bright future for all of us

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In this episode we recap our “month” off and explain why we’re never taking that much time off again. We go over the theme for season 2 and our schedule (hint: Thursdays). We share some of our goals for 2015 as we review Michael Hyatt’s Best Year Ever program. And of course we end the show with what we’re doing for each other this week.

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022 End of Season One: Wisdom is the Application of Knowledge

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Kindness and love in espresso form.

Kindness and love in espresso form.

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In this episode, we  announce our December hiatus (which is really a work-bee on all the behind-the-podcast stuff that needs to be done to take us out of beta). Leslie gives an update on his cooking lessons and springs a big new lifestyle change on Laura. We close out season one with a retrospective of the last five months and 22 episodes. And of course, we talk about what we’re going to do for each other this week.

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021 Getting Healthy Part 5: Never Give Up, Never Surrender! Or Let’s Make it Through Thanksgiving

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Survive Thanksgiving!

Survive Thanksgiving!

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In this episode we review how we’ve stayed on the health wagon despite the challenges and trials we’ve faced this week. We answer a hefty reader question about “Life Kanban” and finally make the “learn to cook” Trello board live! And as always, we talk about what we’re going to do for each other this week.

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020 Getting Healthy Part 4: In Sickness and in Health; Beware the Can of Beans

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The bean can of doom!

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In this episode we talk about what happens to our health routines when we get sick, and how we plan to pick up our momentum after we’ve recovered. We’ll tell the story of the last few days of sickness and snowstorms, culminating in a trip to the emergency room. We’ll talk about how Leslie’s cooking lessons are going, why you should sign up for Trello, and finally talk about what we’re going to do for each other this week.

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019 Getting Healthy Part 3: Mind over Mass

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Getting Healthy, Kitten style!

Getting healthy, kitten style!

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In this episode we talk about the power of our thoughts about health and exercise, and what we are doing to combat some of the negative thinking that pops up. We give a progress update on our diet, exercise, and how the “life changes” are going over all. We answer a couple reader questions about our process and mindsets in the getting healthy quest. Leslie reveals his “Leslie learns to cook plan!” And we end the show with what we’re going to do for each other this week.

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018 Getting Healthy Part 2: Family Exercise Culture; We Get Our Fit On!

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photo credit: Stéfan via photopin cc

photo credit: Stéfan via photopin cc

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In this episode, we talk about our health goals, strategies and tactics. Leslie nerds out about exercise apps, Laura discusses the health implications of weaning, and we commit to transparency and communication as we champion each other’s success.

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017 Getting Healthy Part 1: Fighting Fear of Food & Fat

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Photo Credit: ~Ania T.~ via Compfight cc

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In this episode Leslie and Laura kick off the “Getting Healthy” series, their plan to get the family healthier. They tell their own personal health histories, talk transparently about their pain points and stuck places, and make two important requests from listeners. Laura admits that she had no real idea how the mechanics of food and weight gain/loss work and Leslie commits to learning to cook. Laura also shares how she survived on only six foods for five months as she struggled to diagnose their daughter’s food intolerances.

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Mageirocophobia - fear of cooking

Mageirocophobia – Fear of Cooking (also available in t-shirt form)

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016 The Space Between

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In this episode Leslie and Laura take a break to enjoy “the space between doing all the things.” Its an invitation to intentionally embrace and enjoy the quiet, fleeting moments that take place the hard work and drama that life can bring. Also, they tell you what a “shrub drink” is.

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015 How to Change Your Life Part 6: The End is a Beginning

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Wheatstacks, End of Summer, by Claude Monet

Wheatstacks, End of Summer, by Claude Monet

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On today’s show we wrap up our “How to Change Your Life” series by taking a look at where we are right now versus where we started. We focus on Leslie’s journey, especially his Essential Intent and how living it has helped him eliminate a bunch of other stuff to focus on what really matters. Laura gives an update on how the treatment of her depression is going and we give a sneak preview of the next big topic. We got interviewed on another podcast and it goes live this week. We’ll tell you where to listen to our interview. And, as always, we close the show with What we’re going to do for each other this week.

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