You've heard of foreplay, but choreplay? Could reducing your conflict around household chores really make for a more peaceful co-existence? Listen to today's episode as Kellie and Brett Hurst talk about how to minimize your frustration about stuff like laundry, dishes, and feeding the dog. Woof!
It's our 100th episode! We're celebrating by talking about control freaks ... or control geeks! Has anyone ever told you that you have control issues? Well, if so, stay tuned. Kellie and Brett Hurst will shed some light on becoming less controlling. You're welcome.
Once in a while we collect little tidbits of information that don’t quite fit into an episode all its own; so is the case with this episode. Listen today as Kellie and Brett Hurst of Home Encouragement talk about a collection of ideas that may help you continue to build a healthy marriage. Enjoy!
If excelling at communication is a goal of so many couples, why are so many of us still so bad at it? Did you know that communication happens even when we're not talking to each other? Wanna get a little better at communication? Listen in as Kellie and Brett Hurst of Home Encouragement give some basic how-to's!
In today's episode we explore the concept "Is honesty always the best policy?". Some feel there should be zero tolerance when it comes to deceit of any kind. The question is, is that realistic? Can you be 100% transparent 100% of the time? And if it's not, what if it becomes a habit lying about significant things?
We all get stuck sometimes. We have limiting beliefs about ourselves. But, what about how we limit our thinking in our marriage? Tune in to this episode as Kellie and Brett Hurst discuss some common limiting beliefs that can negatively affect our relationships.
We're finally finishing our series on John Gottman's habits for making marriage work. Creating shared meaning in your relationship is the cherry on top of a great sundae of rich tools for your marriage. Soon we'll get back to some stand-alone topics for you to enjoy.
We’re nearly through with our series about relationship principles from John Gottman’s research. Today we’re looking at how to get unstuck when we’re stuck in conflict. In the last episode we discussed how to solve our solvable problems. But what do we do when we feel gridlocked with our partner? In today’s episode, Kellie and Brett Hurst of Home Encouragement chat about creative ways to ease out of a conflict traffic jam with your spouse.
Every couple has problems. Some are more simple than others to solve. If you need some help determining whether or not a problem is solvable, listen to today’s conversation with Kellie and Brett Hurst of Home Encouragement. They are continuing a series based on Dr. John Gottman’s research, and it’s getting goooooooood.
We’re continuing with our series based on Dr. John Gottman’s research on marriage. Principle #4 is about allowing ourselves to be influenced by our spouse. How good are you at opening yourself up to your partner’s opinions and decisions? If you typically resist this idea, you might be encouraged by today’s conversation. Join Kellie and Brett Hurst of Home Encouragement as they discuss how to strengthen your marriage relationship.