Zoned Out

zoned out

Justin and Joy discuss how identifying each other’s deficiencies don’t always lead to positive outcomes.

  • Special thanks to everyone who attended The Mingle LA.
  • The simple task of writing down your goals can turn thoughts into reality.
  • Atlanta – mark your calendars! We are coming to town Sunday, July 29.
  • Joy’s habit of continually zoning out in the midst of a conversation with Justin.
  • The ongoing battle without conflicting work styles and successfully managing negative emotions.
  • Identifying each other’s weak spots in the pursuit of meeting your partner halfway.
  • How showing up and just being present can make all the difference.
  • And much more!

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Stop Waiting For The One


Justin and Joy discuss the existence of soulmates and whether or not we are destined to spend the rest of our lives with one “special” person.

  • Our firework-free 4th of July.
  • The subtle influence negativity can have on our worldview.
  • Why marriage is the beginning, not the end, of life as you know it.
  • Pre-registration for “15 Must-Have Conversations Before Saying I Do” is OPEN!
  • Self-awareness comes with self-responsibility.
  • Don’t forget to grab your tickets to The Mingle LA.
  • Do soulmates exist? If so, do you only have one?
  • And much more!

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Finding The Good In The Bad

positive thinking

Justin and Joy discuss losing the entire recording of this week’s episode and the power of positive thinking.

  • That awkward moment when Justin accidentally kicked the computer and lost the entire recording of this week’s episode…
  • Learning how to see the “good” in the “bad”.
  • The power of positive thinking and the compounding effect of negative thought patterns.
  • Setting your intentions and releasing the worry on “how” it’s going to happen.
  • Introducing “15 Must-Have Conversations Before Saying I Do”, an online premarital coaching course.
  • Grab your tickets to The Mingle LA for an evening full of good conversation and good people.
  • And much more!

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In The Beginning…

in the beginning...

Justin and Joy have a candid conversation about the memories they’ve shared over the past 10 years and the importance of finding the new within the old.

  • Joy unleashes her excitement about Westworld’s season finale and the role TV plays in our home.
  • Justin’s experience working the BET Awards.
  • Reminiscing on streetwear brands and the reemergence of 90’s fashion.
  • AOL Instant Messenger is the reason we had our first date.
  • The importance of creating new experiences and memories within your relationship.
  • Joy’s still haunted by her multiplication tables.
  • And much more!

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30 Days of Forgiveness


Justin and Joy reflect on the lessons learned from the upcoming Whitney documentary and dive into the power of forgiveness.

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Leading With Compassion


Joy reflects on the importance of approaching suicide with compassion and shares four essential elements for managing mental illness.

  • Why every married couple should have a king size mattress.
  • Driving in the car with kids requires a new level of patience.
  • Justin’s love for working under pressure and hitting deadlines.
  • Joy’s forceful attempt at stopping Justin from working.
  • Joy powerfully reflects on the unfortunate passing of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.
  • The need for approaching suicide with compassion.
  • Joy’s four essential elements for managing mental illness.
  • And much more!

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