If you’re so exhausted and overwhelmed by your status quo that you can’t even figure out a way to add GOOD things into your life, you need this weekly podcast. Hosts Betsy & Warren Talbot know how to remove what's not working so you can have more of what you love.

Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do things you know you should do even when you do not want to. It’s how you achieve a long-term vision in the face of short-term distractions, and most people don’t have it. Do you?

This is episode 166, and today we're kicking off a 3 part series on self-discipline. In this episode you’ll discover why it is so important and how to strengthen your self-discipline so you can achieve your Plan A Life.

Direct download: AUL_166_-_Why_Self_Discipline_Seems_Hard_but_really_isn_t.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Think you have to hide in a cave to take a break from the constant pull of technology? Well, you’re not even safe there. Today we’re broadcasting from an actual cave in Spain….with wifi.
 
If everywhere in the world is now wired, how do you unplug?

This is episode 165, and today you’ll discover how to take a digital detox to recharge your human batteries and come back better than ever.

Direct download: AUL_165_-_Recharge_Your_Batteries_with_a_Digital_Detox.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

Are you holding on to relationships, attitudes, habits, and possessionsthat no longer work for you? The longer you keep what’s not working, the less time you’ll have to discover and enjoy what does.

This is episode 164, and today you’ll discover the one question you can ask yourself every single day to avoid getting stuck in a life that doesn’t fit you anymore.

Direct download: AUL_164_-_An_Uncluttered_Life_is_all_about_choice.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

The biggest hurdle people face in decluttering (besides getting started), is how to finish. What do you do with all the stuff you no longer want?

This is episode 162, and today you’ll discover a simple, 3-step process to get rid of every single item you no longer want. No more confusion over what to sell or donate, no more second-guessing what trash could be treasure to someone else, and no more hesitation over that final hurdle of getting the clutter out of your house.

Direct download: AUL_162_-_What_to_Do_with_the_Stuff_You_Don_t_Want_Anymore.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

You feel like you’re the only person in your house who even notices the clutter, and you’re fighting an uphill battle to go through it all faster than the rest of your family can re-clutter it. Or maybe you live alone and the thought of doing this by yourself is overwhelming. How do you get the help and support you need to tackle such a big project?

This is episode 161, and today you’ll discover how to rally the troops to help with your decluttering project, even if you don’t think you have any troops!


No matter how hard you try, someone is always smarter, faster, thinner, richer, or luckier. And it can be hard not to be envious when you work so hard and someone else seems to be reaping the rewards you so desperately want. You already know that comparison is a losing game, but what if we told you there was a way to flip your envy and make it work in your favor?

This is episode 159, and today you’ll discover how to use envy to improve your life with a simple adjustment in your thinking. This trick is going to change your life!

Direct download: AUL_159_-_How_to_turn_envy_into_a_learning_opporutnity.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

Do you have voices inside your head? You know, the ones that tell you how stupid you acted, that people don’t like you, that you’re a big failure, or that the sky is falling? These voices don’t want you to live a Plan A kinda Life, and they go to work overtime when they see you reaching for something better.

This is episode 158, and today you’ll discover how to quiet those voices in your head that create drama where there is none. You’ll spend less energy creating fake excitement so you’ll have plenty left over for real-life adventure.

Direct download: Podcast_158_-_Calm_the_Reality_Drama_inside_your_head.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

How many times a day do you say, “I don’t have time for that?” If it’s more than zero, we’re calling you out. If you really want to do something, you’ll make time for it. And if you don’t, well, isn’t it about time you owned up to that fact?

This is episode 157, and today you’ll discover the power of challenging your automatic assumptions and taking ownership of your decisions so you can take back control of how you spend your time.

Direct download: AUL_157_-_Busting_the_Myth_of__I_don_t_have_time_.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Friend breakups are messy. You don’t get a therapist or a lawyer like a divorcing couple. You don’t check any boxes or sign any forms to make it official. There are no societal rules for this. So how do you end a friendship that’s damaging your life without causing even more harm?

This is episode 156, and today is the second episode of our series on Toxic Friendships. Last time you learned how to identify one, and today you’ll discover how to end it gracefully.

Direct download: Podcast_156_-_How_to_End_a_Toxic_Friendship.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

No matter how much work you do on your lifestyle, if you are surrounded by Toxic People, you will never make lasting change. The problem is, most toxic people don’t announce themselves until it’s too late. If only you had an early warning system…

This is episode 155, and today you’ll discover the early warning signs of toxic friendship so you can do something about it.

Direct download: Podcast_155_-_10_Signs_your_friendship_is_turning_toxic.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 3:30am EDT