Things Healthy Couples Do (part 1)

In this episode, we delve into the dynamic world of healthy relationships and explore the habits that thriving couples embrace. From effective communication to mutual respect, healthy couples prioritize understanding and connection. We’ll unravel the significance of active listening, empathy, and open dialogue in fostering a strong emotional foundation. Join us as we navigate the…

Ep. 246. We will Benefit from Creating a Rhythm of Thankfulness.

It’s Thanksgiving. My favorite holiday! And for many, it’s been a challenging year. And for others, holidays are often tough and challenging days full of pain, sorrow, and disappointment. But…But what happens if we intentionally take this time to be thankful no matter our circumstances? What would happen if we were to create a rhythm…

The Power of a Simple Phrase to Handle Most Parenting and Relationship Situations. Podcast Episode 243.

The phrase “tell me more” holds significant power in parenting. When parents employ this simple yet empathetic request, it opens the door for open communication between them and their children. By inviting their children to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, parents create a safe space where trust can flourish. This phrase demonstrates active listening,…

241. Accepting Cognitive Dissonance Will Improve Your Life

**ALL PODCASTS WILL BE MOVING TO JOEMARTINO.COM ONLY IN THE NEAR FUTURE** Cognitive distortions and cognitive dissonance are psychological concepts that involve different aspects of human thinking and perception. Cognitive distortions refer to irrational, biased, or skewed thought patterns that can lead to negative emotions and behaviors. These distortions, often seen in conditions like anxiety…

240. Beliefs over Emotions: A Journey Beyond Feelings

Belief is fundamentally about action, not just fleeting feelings or passive thoughts. It is the driving force behind our decisions and behaviors, shaping the way we interact with the world. While feelings and emotions can be part of belief systems, true belief manifests in our actions and choices. A person's convictions are most evident not…

239. “Embrace the Discontent: Finding Peace in Not Loving What You Do”

In the age of motivational speakers, self-help books, and inspirational Instagram quotes, there’s an overwhelming emphasis on loving what you do. The message seems clear: if you’re not head over heels passionate about your job, you’re doing something wrong. But what about the majority of us who find ourselves not always enamored with our work?…