On the Brighter Side show

On the Brighter Side

Summary: On the Brighter Side is a podcast for anyone who is ready to up-level their lives in the areas of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. I'll discuss real life lessons learned and interview others who are living their lives everyday on the brighter side.


 What Life is Like For the Spouse of a Successful Entrepreneur with Collette Brunson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:48

Today’s interview is with one of my best friends, Collette Brunson. Collette is is the lesser know although better half of the Brunson partnership. She has been behind the scenes of ClickFunnels from the beginning, encouraging, supporting and loving her husband as he has cycled through all the stages of building a super successful and…

 Bonus: Replay of My Interview with Russell Brunson of Clickfunnels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:36

In this bonus episode, I reached wayyyy back in my vault and pulled out one of my favorite interviews of all time with Russell Brunson, co-creator of Clickfunnels, in order to set the stage and give you context for Monday's awesome interview with his better half, Collette Brunson. Over the past 10 years, Russell has built a following of over a million entrepreneurs, sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books, popularized the concept of sales funnels, and co-founded a software company called ClickFunnels that helps tens of thousands of entrepreneurs quickly get their message out to the marketplace. Today, he’s talking about the failures that led to his success and getting personal with me about who and what keeps him humble. He shares with me his #1 key to success, how he learned to get so far out of his comfort zone and his role models and favorite entrepreneurs. This was one of my favorite interviews! I loved getting to know my neighbor better and hear what drives him to succeed and give back. I figured out what gives him the determination to never give up, even when the chips are down and how his belief has saved him from certain destruction. There are few things I want you to remember about this interview. Russell is the person who encouraged me to start podcasting in the first place. He has been a huge support, mentor and cheerleader for me over the past year and a half as I started and grew this podcast. The audio quality of this episode is terrible. The editing is even worse. But... the content is so so GOOD! When I first published this interview, I probably had only a small handfull of listeners. Russell agreed to do the interview anyway. Once you hear my interview with Collette on Monday, you will be able to see and hear the progress I've made on my podcast in the last year and a half. I've grown my podcast from 0 to over 50,000 downloads and I'm proud of the progress I've made in every area of my life, business and podcast. I hope that my love for podcasting and this incredible family will come through with flying colors. As long as you are aware of these things. You are going to love my interviews with both Russell and Collette Brunson! Enjoy!

 Getting to Know Heidi and Orville Thompson – Scentsy Owners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:26

Today's episode is a great one. We are getting to know Heidi and Orville Thompson, owners of Scentsy. They take us back to how they met, how Scentsy came to be and the challenges and triumphs that came with all of it. I'm grateful for the opportunity to know this family in real life. Their journey to success hasn't been easy, but they are generous and sincere and genuinely care about the people who work with and for them. I learned so much about working together to make a marriage and a multi million dollar company work with simple principles of communication, intuition, understanding and love. I love the arrows out analogy they talk about at the end. This is the perfect episode for any couple who has ever wanted to build something amazing together. To learn more about Scentsy and the incredible opportunities there, you can go to: www.scentsy.com or search Heidi and Orville Thompson on Facebook. Back by popular demand, the EPIC Marriage Summit is being re-released today. You can register to watch the summit by going to www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com. It's been revamped according to the feedback we received after it's first launch, but it won't be available forever, so make sure you check it out before it goes away again. If you are learning anything from this podcast, I would love for you to share it with a friend, because sharing is caring. We also welcome feedback of any kind. My whole goal is to give you the tools and strategies to find success in all areas of life, marriage, health and business. What would you like to learn more about and who would you like to hear from next? I'm all ears!

 Second Marriages and Blended Families with Brandon Cunningham | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:45

Today's guest is a Pastor of a church in Flour Bluff, Texas and the father of 5 kids, his and hers, but ultimately ours. He has some incredible advice and messages of hope for anyone in a second marriage and/or attempting to blend two families together to one. This can be challenging but so rewarding. He talks about some rules and strategies that helped he and his wife succeed in their second marriage and how they helped their kids. I love what they learned and how they taught their children about treating everyone like family regardless of their last name or how they got there. He shares his perspective having survived the child rearing years and now, as a grandpa. Brandon also hosts his own podcast called Beyond the Rut about taking the next step and making your own path. His podcast can be found here: https://beyondtherut.com. If you are missing the EPIC Marriage Summit and would like to purchase an all access pass, please visit: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/all-access-pass to get unlimited, lifetime access to all 34 marriage interviews, the 30 day action plan downloads, the 35-page workbook, couple's discussion guide and the highlight video. Get yours today, before the price goes up!

 Family Tech University with David and Emily Jones | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:33

My guests on the podcast today are providing an incredible resource for parents and children to help navigate the world of technology. Every child wants a phone or a tablet as soon as possible and they all feel like they are the only ones they know without it. How can we as parents, confidently hand them such a powerful tool without the proper training? We wouldn't give them the car keys without having them go through driver's ed, would we? That is exactly why David and Emily Jones created Family Tech University, the driver's training for technology. They believe that the BEST thing we can do for our children before handing them devices, is to help them form a strong internal filter. The workshop they created helps to foster communication and discussion between parents and their children while training them to be successful with technology. They offer hope and resources for all of us to take heart and feel confident in this crazy technology-filled world that we live in. You can find these tools and resources at www.familytechuniversity.com and follow along on Instagram or Facebook @familytechuniversity.

 Better Screen Time with Andrea Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:11

I'm so grateful for my guest on the podcast today and all of the amazing work she is doing to help parents teach their kids better screen time habits. In our interview, we talk about important discussions to have with your kids about screens, but we also talk about the toll too much time on devises can have on your marriage. She defines the term technoferance and how we can avoid common pitfalls and technology disasters in our homes. Better Screen Time is the name of Andrea's business and you can find more information online at: www.betterscreentime.com. I highly recommend you check out their website, the free resources available there and get on the mailing list so you can be the first to find out when they release their course again. You can also follow along on Instagram or Facebook @betterscreentime. The Epic Marriage Summit was a huge success, so thank you all for your support. The all access pass is still available by clicking on this link: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/all-access. Learn how to uplevel your marriage in 30 days by 34 incredible marriage experts!

 The Epic Marriage Summit Starts Tomorrow | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:58

Today's episode is an interview with my friend Will Howell from The Thoughtful Moments Podcast. He interviews me about the EPIC Marriage Summit that starts tomorrow. I couldn't be more excited about this finally getting out into the world. I have worked so hard bringing this to life! Starting tomorrow, 34 marriage experts will share their best advice about how to strengthen your marriage. The best part is that it's FREE and it's online, so you can watch in your pajamas! To register for this amazing event, go to: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com. Consider upgrading to the all-access pass to get the very most of the summit. It's a small price to pay to get all the tools you need to create the marriage of your dreams!

 Differences in Men and Women with Dr. Matt Townsend – Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:49

This is part 2 of my interview with Dr. Matt Townsend of the Townsend relationship Center. We discuss the differences between men and women. In part 1, Matt goes over some differences in how our brains are wired. In part 2, we talk about the reason for some of the differences as well as how to deal with the differences within a marriage relationship. Make sure you listen to both parts and be prepared to laugh. You can find more great resources and content from Matt at www.matttownsend.com or on Instagram @drmatttownsend. Register for the EPIC Marriage Summit at www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com.

 Differences Between Men and Women with Matt Townsend Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:05

Today's episode is part 1 of an interview with Dr. Matt Townsend about the differences between men and women. In his hilarious way, Dr. Townsend describes the differences in the male and female brain, style of communication and organizational habits. His witty and educational explanations had my cheeks sore from smiling and laughing by the end. I just know you are going to love this interview. You can so much more from Matt in the form of courses, radio shows and interviews on his website: https://www.matttownsend.com or on Instagram as www.instagram.com/drmatttownsend. Make sure you register for the EPIC Marriage Summit to hear from 33 marriage experts on how to strengthen your marriage in 30 days. Register here: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com. Don't forget to tune in next week for part 2 of this wonderful interview!

 How to Date Your Spouse with Tara Carson of the Dating Divas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:44

This week's episode has been a long time in the making. I just know you are going to love my guest as much as I do. I have been following the Dating Divas for years and today, I sat down with their founder, Tara Carsen. I absolutely loved everything she had to share about strengthening your marriage, dating your spouse, spicing things up in the bedroom and that fairy tale marriages really do exist. She shares how get it in this episode! You can follow the Dating Divas here: The Dating Divas FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/thedatingdivas/ For Better & Forever FB Group for Wives Only: https://www.facebook.com/groups/336923983418733/ The Dating Divas IG Page: https://www.instagram.com/datingdivas/ Get Our Newsletter - We’ll send you exclusive, free printables & you’ll be the first to hear about our BEST offers: https://www.thedatingdivas.com/get-the-7-days-of-love-program-free-when-you-sign-up-for-our-newsletter/ Reboot your marriage in just 7 days! Enjoy our 7 Days of Love Program FREE: https://www.thedatingdivas.com/get-the-7-days-of-love-program-free-when-you-sign-up-for-our-newsletter/ Looking to SPICE UP your love life? Try some of these ideas: Sexy Survey: http://www.thedatingdivas.com/you-me/intimate-moments/sexy-survey/ The Best Sexy Games for Couples: https://www.thedatingdivas.com/75-sexy-bedroom-games-round-up/ Romantic Gifts for Him: https://www.thedatingdivas.com/50-romantic-gift-ideas-for-him/ Use the code: DIVAS5 to get $5 off anything in the shop as a special gift for my listeners. You can register for the EPIC Marriage Summit here: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com

 Choose You with Martine Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:09

My guest on the podcast today is a wife, mother of 2 and successful entrepreneur. Martine Williams is the co-author of The Daily Difference and a Thirty-One Gifts Representative. I love this interview, because we talk about some of my favorite things, life, marriage, business and confidence. You can find more of her on Instagram @martine31willims or on Facebook at Martine N Williams. She is excited to start her own podcast and relaunch her signature course called Choose You next year. Also, registrations for the EPIC Marriage Summit is now OPEN! This FREE summit includes over 30 marriage experts sharing their BEST marriage advice over three days from October 8th-10th. It's virtual so you can watch from anywhere and the best part is it's FREE. Register Today at: www.onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/epicmarriagesummit. I hope to see you all inside the summit!

 All About Confidence with Hannah Coles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:52

My guest on the podcast today is an LDS life coach and fellow podcaster with amazing confidence. Not only that, but she is literally my life twin. I had a wonderful time talking all about confidence with her in yourself, your spouse and your marriage. She shares her 3 best tips for gaining confidence and how to teach our kids about it. If you ever struggle with confidence, this episode is for you! You can find Hannah on her website: https://thecatalystcoaching.com. You can listen to The Confidence Catalyst Podcast wherever you get your podcast and find her on Instagram @thecatalystcoach. Hannah Coles will also be presenting in The Epic Marriage Summit along with 30 other marriage experts. This FREE online event is happening October 8th-10th, so make sure you mark your calendars.

 Your Last Bad Day with Michael O’Brien | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:27

Today's episode is not for the faint of heart. My guest, Michael O'Brien, survived a biking accident that would have taken most people's lives. In our interview, he talks about the accident, his long recovery and how he decided to make that his last bad day. He shares with us how we can change our perspective and mindset to not let bad moments turn into bad days or weeks. His story and passion are remarkable and I promise, you will need a pen and paper to take notes! You can find out more about Michael and all he has to offer on his website: www.michaelobrienshift.com. Even better, you can get a copy of his newest book for FREE here: https://www.mylastbadday.com/get-your-copy. If you use the code SHIFT at checkout, you can get 25% shipping and handling and the first chapter of his memoir is included. I cannot wait to read my copy! Look for Michael O'Brien along with 30 other amazing teachers and presenters in our Epic Marriage Summit coming October 8th-10th. Mark your calendars, because I promise, it will be EPIC!

 Taking the Focus off our Stuff and Putting it Back on our Relationships with Krista Lockwood | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:36

Today's episode is perfect for back to school! My guest, Krista Lockwood of Motherhood Simplified, talks to us about decluttering our homes and lives so we can spend more time and energy on the relationships that mean the most to us. She shares the story of how she stumbled upon this concept and what she teaches hundreds of others about how to take the focus off our stuff and put it back on our relationships. You can find more information from Krista on her website: www.motherhoodsimplified.com, including courses and freebies to help you make this task a little less overwhelming. If you are looking for a community of like-minded mamas, you can join her Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2010014145929427/. You can also find her on Instagram as @motherhoodsimplified. Stay tuned for more information coming about how you can be a beta tester for my On the Brighter Side of Marriage online course coming in September!

 Three Important Principles to Improve Your Marriage with Chantel Allen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:37

My guest on the podcast today is a life and marriage coach who shares with us some of my very favorite and most important principles that have the potential to completely change everything about your marriage. Chantel Allen of www.findyourbeautifulyou.com lays out a few simple ideas that once understood will blow your mind and improve everything about your life. She is a wife, mom of 4, life coach and podcaster. Her podcast, Find Your Beautiful You is available wherever you listen to podcasts. This is actually one of my favorite episodes that deals with some of my very favorite truths. We cover some of the basics that will be included in my On the Brighter Side of Marriage course. I listened with a pen and I recommend you do the same. If any of the topics we cover on this episode resonate with you, then you are ready for my course. Luckily, we will hear more from Chantel in the Epic Online Marriage Summit happening on October 8th-10th, so mark your calendars. I am so excited to learn more from her. You can find her on Instagram @chantelallencoaching and Facebook. You can find out how to work with her or listen to her podcast from her website listed above.


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