Big Change of Heart Podcast

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Welcome to the Big Change of Heart Podcast! I’m Dr. Jennelle, a PhD Psychologist and Relationship Advisor and this podcast is all about how to keep your partnership thriving through every life transition.  Where I not only ask you to share your love stories, but where I share back – providing support, guidance, and advice on the matters of the heart that matter most to you.

 

Whether sharing from my own education and experience or featuring others’ love stories, each week you will find an honest, open discussion about choosing to live for love.

Are you loving what you’re hearing? Do you have a question, comment, or issue you want to share with the Big Change of Heart Podcast listeners? Then leave a message or drop a voice-love note! 

 

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Episode 1: The First Date

Who Are Becky & Dr.  Jennelle and What The HECK Is Big Change of Heart?

The Lovelies, Becky & Dr. Jennelle, tell you a little bit about themselves, their friendship, and all about the Big Change of Heart.

 

Episode 2: SOCC It To Me – Stages Of Competent Change

Every Story Is A Love Story (and here’s how we plan to tell each one)

Dr. Jennelle explains the Stages of Competent Change (SOCC). Based on the Stages of Competence used frequently in psychology and business settings, the SOCC is how we organize our stories when we talk about big changes of heart.

Grab your SOCC PDF Here

 

Episode 3: SOCC It To Me – Becky Tells All

The Story of Mark & Becky

Dr. Jennelle asks Becky to SOCC it to us and share her Big Change of Heart.

You can read Becky’s full story here – www.bigchangeofheart.com/mark-and-me

 

Episode 4: SOCC It To Me – Dr. Jennelle Tells All 

The Story of NonTraditional Nelle

Becky asks Dr. Jennelle to SOCC it to us and share her Big Change of Heart.

You can read Dr. Jennelle’s full story here – www.bigchangeofheart.com/nontraditional-nelle

 

Episode 5: Choosing the Change

Discussing the challenges that unfold as you’re beginning to make your Big Change of Heart.

 

Episode 6: Becoming Parents Overnight

Becky & Dr. Jennelle both went to bed one day without kids, and woke up the next day with three kids.

So, what is it like to co-parent non-biological children?

 

Episode 7: The Changing Parental Role

Husband & Fiancée offer their perspective on what it was like to have a big change of heart as a parent.

 

Episode 8: Being In A Blended Family

Becky & Dr. Jennelle discuss what it’s like to belong to a blended family, both as a child and as an adult.

 

Episode 9: The 5 Love Languages

Discussing Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Language profile.

Becky & Dr. Jennelle share their love language profiles as well as Husband’s and Fiancée’s.

Take the quiz here – www.5lovelanguages.com

Download the quiz PDF for COUPLES here

Download the quiz PDF for SINGLES here

 

Episode 10: Inside Infidelity – What It Is & Why It Happens

This episode is the first of our 4-part series on infidelity.

Learn how Becky & Dr. Jennelle define infidelity as it relates to a big change of heart.

 

Episode 11: Inside Infidelity – Our Stories

This is the second of our 4-part series on infidelity.

Hear Becky & Dr. Jennelle get real, raw, & rough about their personal experiences with infidelity.

 

Episode 12: Inside Infidelity – The Other Side

This is the third of our 4-part series on infidelity.

Becky & Dr. Jennelle discuss the other side, what it’s like to be “cheated on”.

Listen to Dr. Jennelle’s conversation with Rick Gabrielly of The Marriage Boss here –

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Episode 13: Inside Infidelity – In The Face of Cheating

This is the fourth and final part of our 4-part series on infidelity.

Becky & Dr. Jennelle discuss what it’s like to regularly face the person you cheated on or were cheated on by.

 

Episode 14: “We Did It!”

Becky & Dr. Jennelle discuss a big milestone and how to handle the challenges along the way.

 

Episode 15: Rick Gabrielly’s Top 10 Secrets to a Happy Long-Term Relationship

Becky & Dr. Jennelle have the pleasure of talking with Rick Gabrielly of The Marriage Boss about his best kept secrets on how to have a long-term happy relationship (something he knows quite a bit about!).

Rick Gabrielly is a passionate husband, father and entrepreneur. His programs help people around the world uncover, cultivate and celebrate unconditional love for themselves and their partners. Through his legendary one-on-one mentoring, top selling books, a runaway hit podcast, on his YouTube channel, as a contributor to The Good Men Project, as the champion for a local Men’s health group, his invaluable website Resources page, convenient online courses, and his celebrated collaborative mindset, Rick’s work results in more vibrant relationships, stronger families and businesses that matter.

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You can reach Rick in many ways, anytime you’d like. He will welcome your connection with love and the highest intention.
Connect at rick@theMarriageBOSS.com as well as on all your favorite social media channels, or www.theMarriageBOSS.com

 

Episode 16: Katie Momo’s “Rationally Romantic” Take On Making Love Work

Dr. Jennelle chats with Katie Momo on how she and her husband threw a surprise wedding, and more importantly – how they have made their love work, despite difficult circumstances, for over 10 years!

Katie Momo is the founder of Brilliant Media Marketing, where she helps businesses grow online by showcasing a brand’s personality. She lives with her longtime love, and newly minted husband, Sam on the west coast of Vancouver, Canada. She loves blogging, connecting with people online, and hunting for the perfect latte.

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Read about Katie and Sam’s amazing surprise wedding here – Surprise! It’s A Wedding!
Connect with Katie at hello@katiemomo.com

 

Episode 17: The Nature vs. Nurture of Relationships

Dr. Jennelle and Becky discuss a love note left by listener Shelby, asking how siblings can take such different paths in their love lives, even though they were raised in the same family.

 

Episode 18: I Found the One!

Dr. Jennelle and Becky share a new-age love story from lovely listener Katy! Sometimes “the one” isn’t who you expect.

Katherine Saer (Katy) is a Sacred Relationship Coach and Medical Intuitive. She helps people identify the underlying cause of illness and destructive patterns of toxic relationships, and then assists in all levels of healing. Katherine is trained in and uses a variety of healing modalities including Emotion Code, Akashic Records, Reiki, and Kundalini Yoga. Katherine believes that when we heal ourselves fully on an energetic level, then we are able to attain the freedom and love that your soul longs for. You can find Katy @ www.katherinesaer.com

 

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Episode 19: Date Yourself First

Dr. Jennelle and Becky discuss a topic they personally know very little about…dating!

Many thanks to lovely listener Erika for her open and honest share about the struggles and successes of dating today.

 

Episode 20: The Twists & Turns of Real Love

Dr. Jennelle and Becky talk with Victoria Klein about her winding, beautiful love story!

Victoria Klein (VK the VA) is a Virtual Assistant, Online Business Manager, + Balancing Coach for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their online business up 3 notches while also sleeping 8 hours a night.

Through her no B.S. Behind the Boss Mask podcast + 1:1 support and coaching, she’s here to show you how to organize + upgrade your business to earn more + work less — while making it all feel like the world’s first calorie-free dessert.

And when she’s not getting her clients away from their computers, you can find her indulging in adult coloring books, in-depth conversations, + dark chocolate anything.

Meet your virtual business Yoda + get ready to book that spa day you damn well earned at VKtheVA.com.

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Episode 21: Never Give Up On Finding Great Love

Dr.  Jennelle talks with Nick Pearson about the long distance love that caught him off-guard and resulted in a move back to his hometown! Nick reminds us all to never give up on the possibility of a true, connected love!

Nick Pearson is a full time entrepreneur, having left his 9-5 recently to move back to his childhood hometown of San Antonio, Texas to get married. Before moving back to San Antonio, Nick lived in Reno, Nevada, where he worked in the gaming industry for 18 years.

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Episode 22: The Dating Game with Kim Quick

Dr. Jennelle talks with Kim Quick about the wonderful world of dating and finding the right partner…at 50!

Kim Quick, Dating & Relationship Expert/Speaker, creator of Forever Love Formula and creator of Get Ready for Love Online Course.   Kim is professionally trained and certified as a Dating and Relationship Coach and Performance Coach and graduate of Landmark Education Team Management Leadership Course.  She too was a member of the successful single woman club over 40 and wondered if she be alone for the rest of her life. And with another relationship not working out and a moment of “ dark soul of the night”,  she made a commitment that she would do whatever it takes to find the love she deserved, including loving herself.  And through this quest, she broke the “Love Code” and got engaged to an amazing man at 46 and created the “Forever Love Formula”.   The Forever Love Formula is a simple system that will fastrak you to having forever love with an amazing man.   Not only has Kim had success with this system, she has helped woman and men across the country have success in having love. You can contact Kim @ www.foreverloveformula.com

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Episode 23: “Marriage for Us Only When Marriage for All” w/ Madison Black

Dr. Jennelle has a fantastic conversation with the lovely, Australian native, Madison Black! Madison and her fiancé Rory are nontraditional and their choices for the wedding and marriage are as well!

After years as an overlapper, Madison found her big change of heart in cyber space. Now she and her fiancé, Rory, through strong communication, are building a business and life together. You can find more about their business, The Slow Health Movement, in their private and free Facebook community, Slow Folks and get in touch with Madison at madison@theslowhealthmovement.com.

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Episode 24: Fall In Love With Yourself Again w/ Jen Blau

Dr. Jennelle talks with Jen Blau about the importance of loving yourself always, and how sometimes that can lead you back to the person you were already with.

Jen Blau empowers to Master your Life and Live your Truth.Jen’s intention through her community, the Life with Jen Community, is that we rise up, live our truth, our full potential and keep going the best we can while we are here on earth. You can find Jen in her free Facebook community, the Life with Jen Community, @  www.jenblau.com/community

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Episode 25: We Are #LoveWarriors [Thank You Glennon]

Dr. Jennelle discusses the most recent piece written by the amazing Glennon Doyle Menton (www.momastery.com).

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For a direct link to the piece discussed, click here.

 

Episode 26: Our Next Season of Love

Dr. Jennelle let’s you know what you can expect from the Big Change of Heart Podcast moving forward!

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Episode 27: Be A Badass

Dr. Jennelle discusses how to embrace Brené Brown’s concept of badassery.

 

Episode 28: Let’s Talk About Sex with Amanda Castor

Dr. Jennelle talks with sex coach Amanda Castor about the importance of having a healthy sexual relationship with your partner!

Amanda is a sex coach certified through the institute for professional excellence in coaching. Working on her first published book, and going on 1 1/2 yrs in business as a coach. Specializing in relationship dynamics, marriage, families and sex.

Download her free gift 3 Fundamentals for Self Awareness​​​​​​​ here

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Interested in the Take Back The Bedroom Webinar? Get your free, instant access here!

 

Episode 29: Grateful Doesn’t Begin To Explain It w/ Ashleigh Rae

Dr. Jennelle sits down with Ashleigh Rae to talk about the messy, hard, complicated parts of love – including mental illness, lost engagement rings, and coming together for the better.

Ashleigh is a Psychic Medium and Chanel for people working on Past Lives, Soul Contracts and Soul Evolution. She lives with her lovely fiancée, Scott in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges of Melbourne, and she loves nothing more than her morning Nescafe Blend 43 coffee! You can find Ashleigh @ www.ashleighrae.com

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Episode 30: 1 Year Engaged

Dr. Jennelle discusses her 1 year engagement anniversary, and how different this engagement looks from her last…

 

Episode 31: NonTraditional Narcissism

Dr. Jennelle discusses why she proudly describes herself as nontraditionally narcissistic and why you should too.

 

Episode 32: DINKing Around w/ Robyn D’Angelo

Dr. Jennelle has a phenomenal conversation with Robyn D’Angelo, The Happy Couple Expert all about the challenges and benefits of being a DINK (double-income, no kids).

Robyn D’Angelo is a rogue psychotherapist turned relationship coach and the founder of The Happy Couple Expert. She helps frustrated and disconnected couples and singles learn to love and be loved. She walks them through how to connect deeply while creating space for fun. She helps couples master the messiness of couplehood together and create their very own Epic relationships that last. She’s a true #LoveGeek. And when she’s not tossing love and kindness around like confetti, she’s helping anxious people learn to make anxiety their superpower. You can find out more about Robyn and everything going on at The Happy Couple Expert @ www.thehappycouplexpert.com

For the resources Robyn mentioned in this episode, check out –

We’re Not Having a Baby Blog: http://werenothavingababy.com/
Savvy Auntie:  http://savvyauntie.com/

 

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Make sure you grab your FREE seat for the How To Love Your Partner Interview Series hosted by Robyn’s D’Angelo and featuring 22 relationship experts (including Dr. Jennelle). Grab your seat now if you haven’t already, the EPIC love-fest is starting October 12, 2016!

Join @ How To Love Your Partner Series

 

Episode 33: When Your Love Is Right Under Your Nose

Dr. Jennelle talks with Salome about falling in love with her best friend from childhood and building a beautiful, unexpected life together.

Salome is wife to Emil, mom to Milla and Elle and helps entrepreneurs be seen, create connected communities and become profitable using Facebook Marketing.

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Episode 34: Sometimes Things Fall Apart w/ Kelly Graham

Dr. Jennelle talks with Kelly about her sexual trauma and how she has learned to love herself despite what the world has told her to feel.

Kelly Graham, NTP.  She runs a nutritional therapy business focused on women’s health, particularly adrenal fatigue, hormonal health, and strength in being a woman.  You can find her at www.gettruegrit.com or www.facebook.com/truegritnutrition.

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Episode 35: Why Hello 2017

Dr. Jennelle reflects on the end of one year and the start of another.

 

Episode 36: Fill Up Your Cup!

Dr. Jennelle walks you through the 3 steps to take now to Fill Up Your Cup for 2017!

Grab your FREE workbook here!

 

Episode 37: What Is Your Conflict Climate? w/ Heather Gray

Can you weather the storm? How do you and your partner handle conflict? Heather Gray and Dr. Jennelle discuss the concept of a conflict climate.

Heather Gray of Choose to Have it All.com is a clinically trained coach and therapist with 15 years of experience. Working locally in Wakefield, MA or offering distance sessions through phone or Skype, Heather helps working professionals bust the myth that you can’t have it all. Heather works with her clients to identify what they want but don’t have and teaches the movement required to get it. Heather invites you to join her Facebook group to connect with other people choosing happier, more fulfilling personal lives.  If you’re in a mess with your partner and need a quick fix, grab Heather’s tip sheet with Sample Scripts for an Effective Apology.

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Episode 38: Naked & Inside Out w/ Janine Toro

Dr. Jennelle talks with Janine Toro, host of the podcast Naked & Inside Out about the fluidity of sexuality and the necessity of conversation on this topic!

Janine Toro is a an Associate Director of User Experience at Code & Theory, educator, alumnus of the School of Visual Arts Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program and podcast host of Naked & Inside Out, an LGBTQ+ podcast. Her passion and enthusiasm for design is constant as she is actively sharing her knowledge and involved in the design and education community. Design has remained a constant force in her life and has become a part of everything she does including her love of cooking podcasting and side projects. Check out Janine’s LGBTQ+ focused podcast @ www.nakedandinsideout.com

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Episode 39: Supporting Parents of LGBTQ+ Youth w/ Susan Berland

Dr. Jennelle and Susan discuss the complexities of being a parent of an LGBTQ+ youth and learning ways to love and support our children in the best way possible.

Parenting Coach Susan Berland is fiercely committed to guiding parents of LGBTQ youth back to a loving, accepting relationship when they are struggling to accept their child as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer or just struggling with their reaction to their child’s coming out. Susan guides parents and their kids to communicate effectively, trust one another and accept one another where and as they are. She helps parents overcome the guilt, fear or shame they may experience when they discover they have an LGBTQ child.

Are you a parent of an LGBTQ+ youth looking for support? Join Susan’s private Facebook group here!

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Episode 40: “She’s Exactly The Same Kid, Now I Just Know Something Extra About Her” – A Conversation w/ Betsy Pake

Dr. Jennelle talks with Betsy about the experience of her 14 year old daughter identifying as gay and coming out as a family.

Betsy is an entrepreneur, award winning business achiever, competitive weight lifter and success coach who hosts the popular podcast The Art of Living Big. Betsy’s mission is to help inspire others to thrive through change and live their Big Life. She speaks to companies and non-profits on how to impact their organizations with individual leadership and team building by focusing on Starting Small. She loves a good tailgate, the beach and she’d push you out of the way for some goat cheesecake. She’s the author of the best selling book, Become A Nutrition Ninja and Start Small Live Big, due out this winter. She lives outside Atlanta GA with her husband Craig and daughter Olive.

Note: This episode was recorded in the Fall of 2016  but was not released until February 2017. You can now find Betsy’s book here!

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Episode 41: Growing Up With Two Moms – Life After Mom & Dad w/ Ariana Sylvester

Dr. Jennelle has the opportunity to talk with Ariana about what it was like to grow up with two moms, after her biological mother left her father when she was very young.

Ariana is a chai-lover and an avid Big Bang Theory fan. She spends her time working on multiple businesses with her husband Tom, chasing around their two crazy children, and just enjoying life. Time with family is paramount to her happiness, so you will often see her out with her two moms, and visiting with all the extended “family” members she has gained thus far.

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Episode 42: {March Madness} – Love & Money w/ The Debt Free Guys

Dr. Jennelle talks about the ever-sexy topic of money with the Debt Free Guys who also host the Queer Money Podcast!

David Auten and John Schneider are personal finance authors, bloggers and speakers for DebtFreeGuys.com. With over thirty-five years of combined experience in finance, they are leading the charge in creating a financially strong queer community.

Their work has appeared on Motley Fool, Yahoo Finance, Huffington Post, Business Insider and Time to name a few. You can listen to their weekly podcast, Queer Money, which is the only show talking about the financial nuances of the LGBT community. They share their own trials and tribulations with money in their book, 4: The Four Principles of a Debt Free Life.

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Episode 43: {March Madness} – Breaking The Patterns Of The Past w/ Christine Askew

Dr. Jennelle talks with Christine Askew about behavior patterns, or schemas, and how they impact our relationships and can be used to inform a better way to resolve conflict.

Christine Askew, BA, MA, MSc is the Director of Recovery From Addiction Ltd., an international online counseling service for people struggling with addiction, anxiety, depression and relationship issues.  Christine works with her clients to identify and change unhelpful patterns – known as schemas – that are impacting their psychological and emotional well-being and affecting their relationships. She uses the latest techniques from the field of neuroscience and strategies from schema therapy to help her clients learn to regulate emotions, change unhelpful thinking patterns and modify unproductive behavior patterns that are causing problems in their lives. Christine is originally from the UK but has spent the majority of her career working in Asia. Christine can be contacted through her website at www.recoveryfromaddictiononline.com. More information about schemas can be found at https://www.recoveryfromaddictiononline.com/list-of-schemas/. Christine is offering a free schema assessment and consultation for listeners of the Big Change of Heart. To take advantage of this offer, contact her at christine@recoveryfromaddictiononline.com.

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Episode 44: {March Madness} – Blending Family Talk w/ Melissa Brown

Dr. Jennelle talks with Melissa Brown, host of the Blended Family Podcast all about her own experience blending her family for over 10  years!

Melissa is an entrepreneur of a successful cleaning business for the last ten years, and also the host of the Blended family podcast, a weekly show about the many challenges and struggles today’s blended families face. Melissa coached blended families for more one on one interaction.  She has had a blended family of her own for the past 10 years, which consists of her and her husband, their four children, her mother in law, and three dogs. Melissa and her family currently reside in Florida.

Connect with Melissa – (website www.blendedfamilypodcast.com) (Facebook www.facebook.com/blendedfamilypodcast) (Facebook group www.blendedfamilypodcast.com/group)

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Episode 45: {March Madness} – Lean Into It & Come Out Confidently w/ Jordana Michelle

Dr. Jennelle talks with Jordana Michelle about why it’s so important that women come out confidently and how women can find that confidence in themselves.

Jordana has been “studying” women who love women as a participant/observer since she came out in 2003. Since that time she’s been gathering and curating the best information for women-who-love-women, and organizing it into easy-to-follow programs that produce results. Jordana experienced first-hand the struggle of coming out and the loneliness and longing of trying to find lasting love with the right woman. She creates all her programs to be the solution that nobody made for her during those painful, confusing, frustrating and depressing times. Jordana’s takes the best advice and ideas and techniques that she has found and she tailors them to the unique issues we face as women who love women, and her mission is to help this community thrive in their love lives and beyond.

Get Jordana’s Coming Out Confidently Guidebook here!

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