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.
This is episode 126 of the Married with Luggage Podcast, and today we’re talking about what it’s like to live in very close quarters with someone you love.
 
We're back. After a month enjoying cooler weather and amazing food in Galicia (northwestern Spain), we are back in the south and getting reacquainted with our microphone. Today's episode we're sharing our thoughts on living in an RV with 2 cats for a few weeks and what we learned about each other and ourselves in the process.
 
After living out of our backpacks for several years, we thought this would be a piece of cake. Park next to the ocean, eat some great seafood, and make new friends with the other RV campers. We’d get a good taste of what it was like to own a tiny house, or even prep for our own future road trip across the US and Canada.
 
Is that how it happened? Stay tuned to find out.
Direct download: Podcast_126_-_Living_in_a_tiny_space_and_surviving.mp3
Category:Relationships -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Encore episode #56 - When Your Dream Evolves

The Married with Luggage Podcast never takes a vacation. But Betsy and Warren do! Over the past few weeks we've highlighted a few of our most popular past episodes, and today is your last peek into the archive. (Well, unless you just go to our website or to iTunes and listen to them yourself.) This episode is all about buying a house in Spain: why we did it, what it means for our lifestyle, and how we feel about our evolving dream. This episode drained our servers a bit when it published, and we think you'll understand why. 

Direct download: Podcast_56_REPLAY__9-2-2015_-_Our_Spanish_House_copy.mp3
Category:Try New Things -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Encore Podcast #105: I Wrote a Romance Novel

The Married with Luggage Podcast never takes a vacation. But Betsy and Warren do!

This month we're highlighting a few of our most popular past episodes, and today's is called 'I wrote a romance novel.' You know why? Because I did! If you're thinking of writing a book or any endeavor where you don't quite know all the steps, this episode will show you how we moved forward into this new genre with a lot of energy and not much else. And if you're interested in the romance books, you can check them out at BetsyTalbot.com/books. Now let's get started.

Direct download: Podcast_105_REPLAY_8-26-2015_-_I_Wrote_a_Romance_Novel_copy.mp3
Category:Try New Things -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Encore Podcast #71: Why You Only Get 3 Chances at Love with Ty Tashiro, PhD

Treating your relationship like a lab rat isn't as weird as it sounds. You track what happens, learn from your mistakes, and improve over time. As nerdy as it sounds, you can improve your chances at love by paying attention to what you're doing right in the quest for love...and what you're doing wrong.

In today's episode, we start by revealing some of our more geeky relationship rules, lessons we've learned through trial and error:

Direct download: Podcast_71_REPLAY_8-19-2015_-_Science_of_Romance_Ty_Tashiro.mp3
Category:Relationships -- posted at: 4:42am EDT

In today's conversation we reveal our own personal struggles with a lagging libido and one approach we've used to help rekindle the spark. We're talking about how erotica can provide a fun addition to the bedroom.

This is a replay of one of our most popular episodes ever. We are enjoying a few weeks away from the microphone and hope you like this look back at a great show.


Podcast #125 - How to keep going when all you want to do is quit

Imagine us in the studio, bullet points ready for a quality conversation about living your best life right next to our coffee cups, ready to create a quality podcast for you.

Then imagine everything going to hell, a huge fight, and one of us walking away to cool off.

Ever feel that way about something you're trying to build? An intense need to quit, to drop it, to find something easier?

We felt that way this week, and instead of giving in, we left the microphone on and talked about it. This is the rawest episode of Married with Luggage to date, and if you struggle with wanting to give up when the going gets tough, this episode is for you.

Direct download: Podcast_125_-_Pushing_through_when_you_want_to_give_up.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Have you ever talked yourself out of a great idea? Spent weeks researching a new endeavor, never taking any action towards making it a reality?

We thought so.

We've been there too - stuck trying to find all the answers & determine every possibility before taking the first action. Paralyzed by the unknown.

In this week's episode we're talking about analysis paralysis, the over-thinking that stops you in your tracks before you even take the first step. We share the business idea that that has vexed us for years and the tools you can use to move past the research phase and get to making your big idea become reality.

Direct download: Podcast_124-_How_to_avoid_Analysis_Paralysis.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Over the last 12 episodes we've shared with you the habits and actions that work in building your dream lifestyle. But we didn’t come to those conclusions without a LOT of trial and error. Since making the decision to start living our best lives we have made a host of mistakes and missteps. We don't always share them, but today we're coming clean. 

This is episode 123 of the Married with Luggage Podcast, and today we're talking about what we've done wrong on the path to living our best life. This might be our longest episode ever!

Direct download: Podcast_123-_The_mistakes_we_made_along_the_way.mp3
Category:Personal Growth -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Wow, we can't believe that we are already at the last step in our Life the Best Life Series. Over the course of the last 3 months we've identified what should be removed from your life, created a list of what you want most, delved into your native tendencies, and given you jump start to take control of your finances.

Each of these steps is designed to create a practical guide you can use to create the life that you want today. We know because we used these exact same steps to create the life we are living today.

Which brings to today's episode. The funny thing about dreams is that as you reach them what you desire shifts and grows bigger than you can imagine. In fact, just by saying you are committed to living your best life (way back in Step #1) you have opened up possibilities that were not there before.

By asking yourself one simple question you are going to ensure that you can achieve your best life possible and keep living it for years to come. Come on in to discover the secret.

This is episode 122 of the Married with Luggage Podcast, and today we're talking about the evolution of your dream and how to evolve with it.

This is the 12th step and final step of the The Best is Yet to Come plan.

Direct download: Podcast_122_-_Step_12_-_Constantly_evaluate_your_best_life.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

Before we left to follow our dream and travel the world, we were not in our best shape. Far from it, in fact. This is one area we both wish we had focused on more leading up to creating our best lives.

Today we're sharing the challenges that being out of shape can have as you move towards your best life. Plus, we share actionable steps you can take to gain back the energy in your life to go after what you want most.

Reaching your dream is meaningless if you aren't healthy enough to enjoy it, or if you can't enjoy it for long.

This is the 11th step of the 12-Step plan we call, The Best is Yet to Come.

Direct download: Podcast_121_-_Step_11_-_Getting_into_Physical_Shape.mp3
Category:Health & Fitness -- posted at: 4:00am EDT