22 - Lies That Disconnect Us - w/ Cassie Anderson

Cassie Anderson understands first-hand the isolation that comes with harboring secrets and lies - especially in our churches and faith communities. In this episode, we discuss the powerful correlation between authenticity and loving better - at home, in the workplace, and beyond - through Cassie’s story of transformation.

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21 - How Can Love Survive Trauma? w/ Mark Means

The ability to love and to be loved isn't as easy as it looks, especially if circumstances hinder our capacity for connection and intimacy. In this episode, therapist Mark Means discusses various kinds of trauma, including spiritual abuse, and what the journey from isolation to satisfying relationships looks like.


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20 - Finding Connection & Loving Moms Better w/ Lisa Graft

Do you desire to be great but have a lot of not-so-great moments? (Doesn’t everyone??) We’re thrilled to introduce you to our friend, Lisa Graft, creator of the powerful movement, "I Am Mother of the Year." Please note...this podcast is NOT just for moms. It’s an important conversation for anyone who feels isolated, needs support. And it’s for anyone who knows a mom and/or has a mom (which is everyone).

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19 - Heavy Things

The past few months have included some great stuff - like leading a camp for precious children with Brittish accents, English countryside adventures, a life-altering journey to Rwanda - as well as some really raw, heavy things. Our recent experiences have given us a fresh perspective on how to better "walk each other home" as fellow humans.

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18 - Our Story

Ever since Love Better first launched, we have struggled with whether or not to say what we've said in this week's podcast. We have mentioned our story, but here we delve deeper into some of the painful experiences that shaped us, made us question everything and eventually inspired this Love Better journey. Also included in this convo are lighter topics, such as our not-so-sporty post-Super Bowl commentary, a This Is Us "Fire episode" review, and a little recap of what's brewing in our world.

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17 - Grandma Eve: Loving Better for 95 Years

We were blessed to meet this 95 year old powerhouse of a lady, and we couldn't wait for you to meet her too! In this conversation, Eva Lee Murphy, affectionately known as Grandma Eve, shares stories about family, friendship and respect for others. Her attitude and perspective on loving better is pure gold. Talking with her was a priceless experience that reminded us of the hidden treasure we have in our senior adults.

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16 - Heroes, Villains & Drunk Old Men with Andy & Karla Janning

Do you realize that you can TOTALLY become hero in someone's story? What better goal for this new year?! Start today with this conversation with Andy Janning, author of "Heroes, Villains & Drunk Old Men: A Love Story for Real Life," and his incredible wife, Karla, who talks about how she loved Andy through the journey of writing this heart-stirring book! For Love Better listeners, he offers a special deal, so listen to the end or visit our Resources section!

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13 - Navigating the Holidays with Family featuring Mark Means

Nervous about how to handle that difficult family member (or the whole gang) during this season of family gatherings? We've got you covered! Join us for a pre-holiday pep talk with gifted marriage and family therapist, Mark Means. 

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