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Keep Your Brain Sharp For a Better Love Life

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The size of your brain matters! My podcast guests, Dave and Susan Kenney, share how keeping your brain sharp can help you have a better love life!

My podcasts guests, Dave and Susan Kenney, spoke about the importance of keeping your brain sharp for a better love life. Dave Kenney is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at Emergo Recovery, along with Susan Kenney, who is the Co-Founder and Director of Therapeutic Wellness at Emergo Recovery. Emergo Recovery is a private, residential recovery and wellness center focused on a brain-first approach. With over thirty years of experience in human development, Dave pioneered Actualized Recovery®, an integrative brain-first approach to lasting recovery. Susan has dedicated her extensive career to helping individuals reclaim their life after struggles with debilitating challenges. Together, and along with the team at Emergo, they empower clients toward greater wellbeing and happiness.

Check out highlights below for EP 374: 5 Ways to Keep your Brain Sharp and Your Love Life Strong.

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How to Create More Connection Through Conflict

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My podcast guests, CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke spoke about how to create more connection through conflict. Check out highlights and tune in!

If you’re like most people, you avoid confrontation at all costs. What if there was a new way to frame conflict – as something to be welcomed, not avoided? And what if you could learn to use conflict to improve all your relationships? In this episode, you’ll learn how to create more connection through conflict.

CrisMarie Campbell, an Olympic rower, Boeing flight test engineer has her MBA, and Susan Clarke, a former marriage therapist and Equus coach. They are the authors of The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage and their forthcoming book The Beauty of Conflict for Couples. As partners in work and life for over two decades, they’ve adapted their proven step-by-step process honed working with Fortune 100 Companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, AT&T and San Francisco Giants to help long-term couples use conflict as a catalyst to greater intimacy, passion, and fulfillment.

Check out highlights below for EP 373: How to Create More Connection Through Conflict. 

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When an Intimate Lies and Deceives…

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How do you protect yourself when an intimate lies and deceives you? My podcast guest, Jill Hasday, shares the legal perspective to keep you safe!

My podcast guest, Jill Elaine Hasday, author of Intimate Lies and the Law, spoke about the legal ramifications when an intimate partner lies and deceives. She is a distinguished McKnight University Professor and the Centennial Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. Her work focuses on family law, anti-discrimination law, constitutional law, and legal history. She graduated from Yale Law School and Yale College and clerked for Judge Patricia M. Wald of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Check out the show notes and listen to/download EP 371: Jill Elaine Hasday – Intimate Lies, Deception, and the Law

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How to Get a Man to Ask You Out (in Real Life)

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Get a Man to Ask You Out

Tired of online dating? Try offline dating. My podcast guest, Camille Virginia, shows you how to get a man to ask you out…in real life!

My podcast guest, Camille Virginia, is the Founder of Master Offline Dating and author of The Offline Dating Method. She helps single women who are burned out with online dating gain the power to attract great men in the real world. Camille spent years pushing past her introverted nature to master the art of creating meaningful connections. In the process, she was asked out by hundreds of men in everyday places. She’s helped women across six continents unlock their attraction powers to create their own happily-ever-after without going online.

Check out highlights of EP 371: OFFLINE Dating With Camille Virginia – How to Get a Man to Ask You Out.

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How to De-Stress in Dating and Relationships

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My podcast guest, Dr. Amy Serin, has helped millions of people de-stress. Learn how to flip the stress switch in dating and relationships.

Want to de-stress? My podcast guest, Dr. Amy Serin is a best selling author, neuropsychologist, and inventor of stress-technology, TouchPoints. Her new book The Stress Switch: The truth about stress and how to short circuit it,  highlights the new neuroscience of stress and how we’ve got it all wrong when it comes to stress management. Dr. Serin’s insights and invention have helped people de-stress over 1,000,000 times in 2018 and she is on a mission to help people cure their excess stress so they can live better lives.

Check out highlights below for EP 370: How to Flip the Stress Switch in Dating and Relationships.

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Empathy Is Your Superpower In Dating and Relationships

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My podcast guest, ‘Figs’ O’Sullivan, believes empathy is your superpower. Learn two questions every couple asks. You don’t want to miss this episode!

As heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, my podcast guest, Fiachra Figs O’Sullivan, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, certified in EFT for couples. He’s the creator of the Empathi method and the certification process for Empathi coaches. His life’s mission is to help couples feel more connected.

Check out highlights below for EP 369: Figs O’Sullivan – Empathy is Your Superpower in Dating and Relationships.

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When to Give Men the Benefit of the Doubt

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Do you give men the benefit of the doubt? Or do you sometimes dismiss a guy for something that might not be an issue? Watch this video!

Ladies, do you usually give men the benefit of the doubt when you’re dating? Or do you sometimes dismiss a man for something that may not be an issue? In this video, I explain what I mean by ‘benefit of the doubt’, and what it means during the three key stages of dating and relationships.

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How to Get a Man to Ask You Out

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How do you get a man to ask you out when you’re dating online and stuck in message hell? Watch this video to discover the best texts to send him!

You’re swiping right on a dating app, messaging someone, and the conversation doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Why isn’t he asking for your number or asking you out? It can drive you crazy! In this video, I share a few great texts that will show you how to get a man to ask you out!

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How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny)

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In dating, it helps to have a good sense of humor. Siyan Li shares what makes people funnier on dates in this episode of Last First Date Radio.

My podcast guest, Siyan Li, is a passionate humor investigator. She has analyzed 600+ talk show videos (yes, she admits to having mild OCD tendencies) to uncover exact lines, formulas and actionable strategies for anyone to be funny and witty, fast. Her work has been featured on Science of People, Humor That Works and Medium publications, gathering more than 100K views.

Check out the show notes and listen to/download EP 368: How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny) below.

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How To Not Attract Another Narcissist

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Jennifer was married to a narcissist for 5 years. I coached her live on my show to help her NOT attract another narcissist. Listen in!

Have you ever dated or been in a relationship with a narcissist? Listen as I coach Jennifer live on air about how to avoid attracting or getting involved with another narcissist as she dates again after divorce.

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