Cultivate a Good Life

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November 04, 2020 00:46:49
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119: Starting With Confidence (with Brittany Ratelle)

Oftentimes, people dream of turning a passion into a business, but rarely do they know how to do so while protecting themselves legally. Do I need to create an LLC? What contracts do I need to create? Do I need to trademark my brand? So many questions, but who can you turn to for answers? We know the girl! In this episode, we talk to attorney (and wife and mom) Brittany Ratelle who is an expert in this area and who helps women, especially, with all the legal aspects of their business. Brittany offers legal guidance and advice through videos, templates, consultations, and more and is a terrific resource for current or prospective business owners. In our conversation, we get a helpful sampling of what steps to take when we want to move forward in building a business and start with confidence from the get-go! SPONSOR: See for yourself how awesome our Simple Notebooks are. Start by clicking here. SHOW NOTES: Follow Brittany on [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/brittanyratelle/?hl=en). Check out her website [here](https://brittanyratelle.com/). Get Brittany’s business contracts and templates [here](https://creativecontracts.co/). Listen to Brittany’s podcast episode about business partnerships [here](https://brittanyratelle.com/2019/07/26/law-and-wit-epi-45-business-partnerships-5-tips-for-a-good-founders-agreement/). Listen to our podcast episode about positioning yourself and finding your passion [here](https://beckyhiggins.podiant.co/e/073-position-yourself-3824d572e7ff4e/). FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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119

October 28, 2020 01:20:37
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118: Cultivating Clarity

Who are you at the core? Do you even know or have you ever thought about it? Clarity in knowing who you truly are is essential so you can bring your best self to every part of your life: marriage, parenthood, community, work, school, and beyond. In this episode, Becky Proudfit explains four ways you can better gain clarity in your life. When you have clarity, you have a foundation where you can thrive and not lose your sense of self in any situation even if there is pain or chaos or failure. BP also suggests a few tools to help you gain more clarity so when you finish listening, you have an action plan for cultivating increased emotional self-reliance. SPONSOR: Save 15% at [Ryla Pack](https://www.rylapack.com/) with the code BECKY15. SHOW NOTES: Follow Heidi Priebe [here](https://www.instagram.com/heidipriebe/). Find out more about our audio course [here](https://classroom.beckyhiggins.com/courses/live-the-story). Follow My Modern Story on [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/mymodernstory/). Take the FREE My Modern Story class [here](https://classroom.beckyhiggins.com/courses/my-modern-story)! Find out more about clarity coaching with BP [here](https://beckyproudfit.com/). FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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118

October 21, 2020 00:50:18
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117: Making Marriage Fun Again (with Camille Whiting)

Has your marriage taken a hit with all the 2020 mayhem? Things might look a little different because your spouse’s work schedule is wonky or your kids are home all. the. time. Perhaps the spark is barely flickering and you feel more like business partners. Don’t despair! There is hope! Enter our guest—Camille Whiting. In this episode, she talks about dating in your marriage and making it fun again. She addresses how to get past any roadblocks that keep you from datings your spouse. What started out as a way to stay accountable and go on weekly, fun dates with her new husband, has turned into a full-fledged website and Instagram with the goal to help others feel inspired to get out there and get dating. After listening to this fun conversation, you’ll surely be motivated to book the sitter and go out this week! SPONSOR: Save $200 off the weekly fee (and get a $50 resort gift card) when you mention our name when you book a week at Movara Fitness. Call 1-833-342-1671. SHOW NOTES: Go to Camille’s website here: [fridaywereinlove.com](http://fridaywereinlove.com/) Follow Camille on [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/fridaywereinlove/). Check out her free date ideas [here](https://fridaywereinlove.com/category/date-ideas/dates-by-price/free/). FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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117

October 15, 2020 00:42:08
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116: 10 Ways to Feel Peace When Everything Seems to Be Falling Apart — Part 2

Be SURE you listen to Ep. 115 before you listen to this one. You’ll get all the context + the first 5 principles we share. In Part 2, we share five more principles to bring personal peace to our lives when everything else seems to be falling apart. SHOW NOTES: Listen to the first part of this episode here. Principles of Peace (6-10): 6 - THE LORD LOVES EFFORT 7 - CREATE PLACES OF SECURITY 8 - REDOUBLE OUR EFFORTS TO PRAY 9 - BE CAREFUL ABOUT BEING MYOPIC 10 - JUST ONE THING Talks referenced: W. Christopher Waddell: [There Was Bread](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/25waddell?lang=eng) Becky Craven: [Keep the Change](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/32craven?lang=eng) President Nelson: [Embrace the Future with Faith](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/37nelson?lang=eng) M. Russell Ballard: [Watch Ye Therefore, and Pray Always](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/41ballard?lang=eng) President Nelson: [Let God Prevail](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/46nelson?lang=eng) Scott D. Whiting: [Becoming Like Him](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/13whiting?lang=eng) Listen to “How We Hear Him" on Spiritually Minded Mom Podcast [here](http://spirituallymindedmom.com/2020/05/06/smm-091-how-we-hearhim-listener-discussion-show/). FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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116

October 14, 2020 01:13:26
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115: 10 Ways to Feel Peace When Everything Seems to Be Falling Apart — Part 1

115: 10 Ways to Feel Peace When Everything Seems to Be Falling Apart — Part 1 While there might not always be global peace, having personal peace is not only possible, it’s very attainable. In Part 1 of this episode, we discuss 5 principles to help you feel personal peace. We are both Christian and the peace in our lives comes from our faith, but no matter your faith background, the principles we discuss are absolutely applicable to you! They are simply good principles of human nature. Listen in for five things you can incorporate into your life for an added measure of peace. Episode 116 has the other five principles. SPONSOR: Check out our audio course — “Live the Story You Want to Tell” —at [classroom.beckyhiggins.com](http://classroom.beckyhiggins.com/). SHOW NOTES: Listen to Episode 046 about our faith journey [here](https://beckyhiggins.podiant.co/e/046-our-faith-journeys-3795d4c2117614/). Five principles of peace we discuss: 1 - OPTIMISM 2 - PATIENCE 3 - SEE OTHERS DEEPLY 4 - UNITY AND DIVERSITY ARE NOT OPPOSITES 5 - LOVE YOUR ENEMIES Here are the talks referenced in this episode: Russell M. Nelson: [A New Normal](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/58nelson?lang=eng) Russell M. Nelson: [Moving Forward](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/11nelson?lang=eng) Jeffrey R. Holland: [Waiting on the Lord](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/57holland?lang=eng) David A. Bednar: [We Will Prove Them Herewith](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/12bednar?lang=eng) Lisa L. Harkness: [Peace, Be Still](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/42harkness?lang=eng) Henry B. Eyring: [Tested, Proved, and Polished](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/51eyring?lang=eng) Michelle D. Craig: [Eyes to See](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/14craig?lang=eng) Quentin L. Cook: [Hearts Knit in Righteousness and Unity](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/15cook?lang=eng) Sharon Eubank: [By Union of Feeling We Obtain Power with God](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/31eubank?lang=eng) Dallin H. Oaks: [Love Your Enemies](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/17oaks?lang=eng) Dieter F. Uchtdorf: [God Will Do Something Unimaginable](https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2020/10/28uchtdorf?lang=eng) FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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115

October 07, 2020 00:53:31
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114: Cultivating Better Connection (with Brooke Romney)

Everyone has a story. Sometimes we agree with them and sometimes we don’t. But surprise! We don’t have to take sides! Isn’t that a relief!? We can just listen for the sake of understanding, and sit with our feelings for a while. In this episode, we chat with Brooke Romney and learn how to be a better listener and how to connect with others whether we agree with their viewpoints or not. Brooke is a writer, speaker, and educator who is passionate about making connections. Through her articles and on her Instagram, she helps parents connect to their children and to the world. She helps parents initiate conversations with their kids as they talk about real life and current issues. After listening to this powerful episode, you’ll have a desire to be real with others as you share stories and cultivate meaningful connections with them. SPONSOR: Always save 20% at [beddys.com](http://beddys.com/) with the code BECKY. SHOW NOTES: Have conversations, not inquisitions with your children. Listen to others’ stories or read books to help learn about others. Connect with Brooke on her [website](https://brookeromney.com/) or on [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/brookeromneywrites/). FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @BeckyHigginsLLC and @BeckyProudfit. THANKS FOR THE LOVE! Love the podcast? Please share with your friends, tag us in your Instagram stories, and leave a review on iTunes! ...

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