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The Power of Mindset

It’s the end of the world…as we know it (Episode 138)

Like everyone else, it’s hard to go on with times being “as normal” when we are in the midst of a global pandemic. My hope is that you listen to this podcast and pay attention to these posted links below to help you – and your family – get through this time together. The COVID-19

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My Advice Is… (Episode 131)

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? How exactly do you best give/receive advice? The answer may lie more in the story than anything.Maybe it’s not about telling the right advice, but about asking the right question.Listen to this episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube, iHeartRadio or your RSS Feed  *Now also on the Pandora app and!The Advice FenceThere

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Back To Basics – with Goals and Life! (Episode 129)

Did you start this year out with great intentions…and already feel the fizzle? It’s time to get back to the basics of it all. Taking a goal and breaking it down to the acronym of BASICS is a great way make sure your goals are not only measurable and attainable, but that you stay motivated

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What Is Your Word For The Year? (Episode 128)

What is your word for the year? It’s 2020 – a new year, and time for a fresh start. It’s often a time for a word/theme/mantra to get intentional about a new year. We polled a bunch of you to hear what your 2020 themes are, and we dig into words/phrases, mantras and themes of

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5 Senses To Break The Cycle of A Negative Mindset (Episode 125)

Are you stuck in a negative mindset? Last podcast episode we talked about 3 steps you can take to shift that mindset and get you where you want to be. In this episode, we break it down to the five senses, and how each sense can feed your positivity…or negativity. ⁠How much do all five

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3 Mindset Shifts Before You Hit a Brick Wall (Episode 124)

What limiting beliefs may be holding you back from the life you dreamed of? It sounds a bit hokey, but seriously. Think about it. A limiting belief is something that holds you back; a limit you cannot cross. It may be what you think you can earn, how creative you are, or even just about

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Finding Gratitude – Logsdon Family Virtual Campfire Chat (Episode 122)

It’s the week of gratitude, so it’s all about the feel-goods, right? Well this week we’ll have you join us in a little Logsdon Family ‘Campfire Chat” to just share some stories of gratitude and craziness we’ve had along our 3 year RVing adventures!Join us for a “Virtual Campfire” with the whole family!Listen to this

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Do It Scared (Episode 121)

Are you held back by fear, or just don’t feel like you can squeeze in any of your own awesomeness when you are raising a family and simply reacting to the chaos? Well, Ruth Soukup says it’s time to “do it scared”. This week I break down what she means by this.Archetypes and Action Steps

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What Does “Freedom” Really Look Like? (Episode 119)

What does freedom really look like? When you dream of it, does it mean no work, a six figure income, or does it move beyond money to mindset?In this episode and post below, We share about our experience at Acton talking to little world-changers about bucket list dreams and goals.Listen to this episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube, iHeartRadio or

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The Five Agreements (Episode 118)

We all have standards we live by that help us determine how to best navigate this life. In this episode, we discuss the Five Agreements created by father/son duo don Miguel Ruiz and don Jose Ruiz. Learn to respect your dreams as well as that of others.Listen to this episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube, iHeartRadio or your RSS Feed  *Now also on

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What am I Investing In?

What are you investing your time and energy in? How much of our life is taken up by triggers – things that set us off into reaction-mode and potentially lose sight of our real focus? How often are you stressed about your lack of time to get things accomplished, and feel overwhelmed by all on

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5 Mindset Shifts To Become Your Best Self

This is a guest post by Rebecca Brown. Rebecca is a translator by day, and a traveler mostly at night. She is an expert on living with jet lag – and packing in tiny suitcases. You can read more of her exploits at RoughDraft and on Twitter.  Best Self first, Parenting, SecondBecoming a parent challenges

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Serendipity, Unhurried Spaciousness, and Lots of Hot Air (Episode 115)

 What does “unhurried spaciousness” mean to you? Do you allow for serendipity in your life, or do you schedule every second? Do you have room in your life for the space that demands no timelines? Are there times where you slow down? It’s so important to allow for some blank space on a regular basis,

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Family Update: The Compassionate Heart Philosophy (Episode 112)

 What’s going on in the Logsdon world lately? It’s been a while since we’ve shared about our travels, and Juliet, Nathan and I share a bit about where we are now. In this episode, we dig into a new concept we’ve leaned into as a family – a “compassionate heart philosophy”. Listen to this episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google

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Natural Consequences, Discipline…or Punishment

What does discipline look like in your home?  You know that mistake of “please, grant me more patience?”  If you’ve seen Evan Almighty you may remember this scene: What “opportunities” for patience do you have going on in your own home?  I have to say, a huge “opportunity” is dealing with toddlers…and especially “threenagers”!  Yes, they

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Mindset with Let’s Travel Family (Episode 106)

Mindset is a powerful thing. My friend Jill Greising-Murschel from Let’s Travel Family is on the podcast sharing about how mindset is the backbone of everything they do. Jill is a a full-time traveling mom of 4 kiddos and a wife to a digital nomad. Let’s Travel Family is a family travel blog bringing you tips

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10 Essential Lessons for Life: The Abundance Mentality

Our lesson today is based on the law of abundance. Generosity has been such a beautiful part of our lives. This has created a true “bucket filler” mentality. On this fabulous road trip, time and time again someone has helped us out at a time we most needed it. And we, in turn, have had

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pick your battles

10 Essential Lessons for Life: Pick Your Battles

Oh, the daily battles: “I don’t WANT to wear those shoes!” “I don’t LIKE that food!” “I am NOT going to sleep!” Have you heard any of these words uttered in your house? Oh. Yeah, me, neither. Crickets. Right, because I know know know you have. If you have a child living under your roof,

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100 Ways to Happiness (Special 100th Family Episode)

Life isn’t always perfect. We aren’t always happy, and things don’t always go as we hoped. However, we believe happiness is a choice, and we like to make it a verb that we act on. In this celebration episode, the whole Logsdon family shares how we navigate when we’re sad or mad, and our punch

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What Is Home?

What is “home” to you? Is it a building, a relationship, or a feeling? I’ve found that home can be one of those ethereal concepts that means different things to different people. In my own life, home has shifted from a building, to the people, to a place of being.  Some of you are aware

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We all define personality by these adjectives that describe us - what if we were intentional about what those were? Create your own words and let them be your mantra.

Define Yourself With Intention: Our Perspective Shapes Our Personality

Are you focused on intentional living, and wondering what personality quizzes there are to help you, or if learning about personality styles even matters? Check this out. How do you define personality? Do you have all kinds of labels and descriptors you use when you talk about your family?   If you are anywhere close to my

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Holiday Abundance (Episode 81)

During the holidays, it’s all about abundance…and yet we can get stressed out and maxed out and lose sight of what we dream the holidays SHOULD look like.In this episode, we discuss four tips on abundance to make your holidays shine.Listen to this episode on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, YouTube, iHeartRadio or your

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Attitude of Gratitude

Not Just A Hallmark Holiday – An Attitude of Gratitude (Episode 79)

The holidays can be a stressful time for some, and for others, it’s that buildup to a break – a time to relax, indulge, connect and show gratitude. Maybe the “hallmark holiday” is too big of a buildup for something that really shouldn’t even be celebrated.  But why can’t we carry this holiday mindset year-round? We’ve

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In The Doing, Your Being Becomes

All about DISC GraphsThe past few weeks I’ve addressed the personality styles and shared some tips on how to connect with your children in a way that resonates with them. Now, I want to talk about the graphs. When you do a full profile with me, you’ll find three graphs. You’ll see that typically 1-3

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communication and happy marriage

Laughter, Humble Pie, and Lots of Sex…part one

When I first met my husband, I was a fickle nineteen-year-old ready to party all the way through college.  I didn’t take him seriously.  But he drew me in – there was something about him.  He was authentic.  He was humble.  He was sweet and caring.  And had just enough bad boy to give him the

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dealing with heavy feelings

Dealing With Heavy Emotions (Episode 68)

Dealing with heavy emotions can be hard, yet carrying that weight around can limit our light in so many ways. It’s not just the light we want to shine from within, but the lightness of the load we carry. We can have a beautifully minimalist lifestyle from all outward appearances…yet if we don’t address the

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Mama Says Namaste Inhale Exhale breathe in breathe out happiness mantra guided meditation

Breathe In, Breathe Out. 15 Minute Guided Meditation for Happiness and Family

Breathe in.  Breathe out. Breathe in.  Breathe out. Today we meditate to create.  We focus on intention to create the life we want, instead of simply hoping it will fall in our lap.   I’ve been diving into meditation this year, and as our family has listened to so many guided meditations, I decided to create some

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Who’s Joy Are You Looking For?

This Christmas, we pulled out some of the Christmas classics, and watched “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”  Remember this movie?  Sparky’s Christmas is one high expectation after another.  As he builds up how every moment will be perfect and magical, time and time again it blows up in his face (sometimes literally). Was your Christmas cloaked

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What is your purpose for money?

“I’ll truly be free to live my life once…”   Once what?  Nine times out of ten, “once” revolves around money.  That dreaded thing we often feel enslaved to.  But what, truly, is the purpose for money?  There is so much that money can’t buy. We talked about gaining independence in the podcast this week, and,

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Are you living your life in color? There are no excuses.

No Excuses We have been RVing the States full time for over a year now.  This past year, we’ve seen 40 states.  We’ve banded saw-whet owls in Virginia, seen an epic shark frenzy off the coast of Plymouth Rock, and witnessed an incredible super-bloom in Joshua Tree.  We are living life in full color…quite literally.

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