In random learnings, Patti has gotten pretty good at hosting Zoom meetings and John has gotten into the music of Steven Sondheim. (Check out his 90th birthday tribute on YouTube!) The theme for this week was to just reminisce on what Patti and John miss bit also what they DON’T miss. Certain activities such as… Continue reading Podcast – S2E10 – What We Miss
Twenty episodes so far! Wow! In random learnings, video conference calls are better with games and walking lets John experience his neighborhood’s nature better than when he used to run like a madman. The theme for this week was “What makes your atoms sing?” What comes really natural to you that when you picked it… Continue reading Podcast – S2E09 – What makes your atoms sing?
Patti and John talk about their experience putting together a socially distant Easter Bunny event in less than a week. The theme for this episode is self care. Whether when things were normal or in the new normal, you have to take care of yourself! How can you help others when you are depleted? Patti… Continue reading Podcast – S2E08 – Self Care
Patti and John talk about different aspects of their current existence of sheltering in place. They’ve had to make big decisions in their volunteer organizations. They’ve donated to lots of charities. They still do their Date Nights and Nothing Nights. They know that video is important for keeping the humanity in work relationships. They order… Continue reading Podcast – S2E07 – Sheltering in Place
Patti and John tell the story of their whirl-wind trip to Paris back in 2014. This Memorial Day weekend was jam packed and there were all the usual flight delays and changes of plans that made them realize that they handled stress well together. They now recommend that for anyone in a relationship ready to… Continue reading Podcast – S2E06 – How to Stress Test Your Relationship
In random learnings, John talks Census and Patti talks about her experience with Deep Work. The theme this week revolves around simplifying your life through routine and how it helps increase happiness and reduce anxiety and decisions. They walk through routines they practice as well as examples from others. If you want to start a… Continue reading Podcast – S2E05 – Simplifying Through Routine
We made it to the 15th episode! With Patti recovering from the flu, John and she discuss the importance of know what your perfect day is and why visualizing it matters. If you don’t know what it looks like how will you ever know if you’re getting close to having one? Try thinking about it… Continue reading Podcast – S2E04 – Visualizing Your Perfect Day