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Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.

Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.
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Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.

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English


Episodes

30 Crushing Life as a Couple with AJ Yager & Meaghan Connell

10/17/2018
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Tune in for an interview with entrepreneurial power couple AJ Yager & Meaghan Connell about how they communicate and help each other grow as individuals. “If there is a self, it’s a very changeable entity. And if we allow our relationships to expand us, we can go way beyond who we thought we were by letting our partner influence us and impress us.” - John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-30

Duration:01:07:11

29 Raising Smart Kids with Jeff Sandefer

10/9/2018
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Tune in for a discussion with Acton Academy founder Jeff Sandefer about how you can help your kids become entrepreneurial creative thinkers. “If you’re in the middle of a startup, you need permission from your significant other and your kids that you’re not going to be around as much. And then you need to go back and make that up after the startup phase.” - Jeff Sandefer Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-29

Duration:01:04:50

28 How To Find A Great Therapist

10/2/2018
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Tune in to learn how to find a highly trained couples therapist with the right credentials who is an ideal fit for you and your partner. “Sometimes when we’re having conflict with our partner, it’s not necessarily the bad kind. A couples therapist can help you understand the difference. Good conflict is a kind of conflict that comes up when partners really want to be closer with each other and they’re getting frustrated that they don't have the intimacy they desire.” – John Howard Learn...

Duration:00:44:09

27 Keeping it Simple with John Welbourn

9/25/2018
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Veteran NFL lineman John Welbourn used to beat people for a living, now he's a family man. Hear his approach to parenting, relationships, and fitness. “Sometimes you have to apologize for things you didn’t do because it helps the general good.” - John Welbourn Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-27

Duration:00:58:47

26 What Really Holds Us Back with Rob Dial

9/19/2018
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Listen to Rob Dial and John Howard discuss how your approach to relationships affects your ability to find success and thrive as an individual. “People don’t view you as weak when you’re vulnerable; people view you as courageous.” - Rob Dial Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-26

Duration:01:21:42

25 Developing Aware Kids with Jonathan Hewitt

9/11/2018
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In this episode, my guest Jonathan Hewitt talks about how you can teach your children to be aware of themselves and the people around them. “Perfection is being the best you can be in the moment, being authentic and transparent.” – Jonathan Hewitt Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-25

Duration:00:39:17

24 Healthy Relationship Lifestyle

9/5/2018
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In this episode, you'll hear about how to cultivate a healthy relationship lifestyle that will benefit you and all of your relationships. “None of us are ready for the relationships that we’re in, even if we have relationship skills as individuals.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-24

Duration:00:22:42

23 The Spiritual Science of Receiving in Relationships

8/22/2018
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Tune in to listen to how this powerful and often-overlooked quality of healthy relationships can make a big difference in your connection! “People, when they are fully received feel valued and they feel respected and they feel understood. And at least with the couples I work with, those are all common complaints!” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-23

Duration:00:19:15

22 The Secret Life of Emotions

8/7/2018
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Tune in for a quick-start guide to understanding your emotions, labeling them, and then communicating them with the people in your life. “Many of us keep up our guard too much, even with people that we designate as our key go-to people. And that’s a problem, because relationships really benefit from sharing of emotion and sharing of vulnerability.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-22

Duration:00:22:56

21 How To Solve The Pursuer-Distancer Maze

7/25/2018
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Tune in to learn about one of the most common relationship dynamics so you can have more thoughtful and compassionate relationships! “Both partners in this dynamic have a reasonable claim to frustration, and when they each talk about why the relationship is frustrating, they both make sense, because they’re frustrated for good reason.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-21

Duration:00:29:51

20 Maturing Your Sex Life

7/11/2018
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My guest Dylan Davies and I discuss how partners can improve their communication about sex, paving the way to increased desire and deeper intimacy. “You cannot perform an eroticectomy; you cannot excise the thing that turns you on the most.” – Doug Braun-Harvey Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-20

Duration:00:55:04

19 Secrets From A Pro

6/20/2018
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In this episode, you'll learn about how you can get your needs met effectively as well as the 4 myths that prevent many people from doing so. “Those things that we feel a need for and a desire for are the very things that can amplify our relationship.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-19

Duration:00:26:12

18 How to be Truly Married

6/6/2018
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In this episode, Jungian analyst, world-renowned speaker, author and Episcopal priest J. Pittman Mcgehee discusses what it means to be truly married. It’s deep, and reflects many decades of wisdom from a truly wise soul who has been on the front lines of psychotherapy and education for a long time. “Realize that problems are natural, difficulty is not a choice, and that you become married through your problem solving.” – J. Pittman McGehee Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at...

Duration:00:59:46

17 Dating in the 21st Century

5/23/2018
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These days, dating can often be confusing and frustrating, but it doesn't have to! Tune in to hear my top-10 tips for navigating dating in the 21st century. You will learn what type of work you need to do on yourself before dating, how to develop a coherent dating strategy, and how to not burn out in the process. “If you date in a very random and haphazard way, then the relationships you end up in are more likely to be random and haphazard, as well.” – John Howard Learn more about this...

Duration:00:33:58

16 How To Be Attractive

5/15/2018
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In this episode, I bust 3 myths that exist in popular culture about what causes people to be attracted to one another. Whether you are single or in a committed relationship, the information in this episode will help you learn to be attractive! “To the extent that we can generate more self-love and more self-compassion, we naturally become a more confident person.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-16

Duration:00:35:16

15 What is Love?

5/8/2018
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Love is complicated and often mysterious, but you have more control over it than you may think. The ideas in this episode will help you create deeper emotional bonds with the people around you, whether by strengthening your existing relationship, or helping you form a new connection. “Love is what is left when everything else goes.” – Rumi Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-15

Duration:00:42:33

14 How to Handle an Affair

5/1/2018
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In this episode, I share an overview of what you need to know about handling affairs. You’ll learn the three steps to dealing with an affair, as well as why an affair doesn't need to be a death sentence for the relationship. “You can’t gloss over the feelings that arise in the midst of an affair. You have to be honest with them; you have to be honest with how intense they can be.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-14

Duration:00:30:15

13 Parenting Tips from Neuroscience

4/25/2018
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In this episode you'll learn parenting tips from the new neuroscience, developmental psychology, attachment theory, and John's own experience as a parent. You'll learn how to better regulate your child and your own emotions, and how to help your kiddo build an awesome relational map! “Kids develop expressive pathways before they develop regulating pathways and they build theirs based on how you comfort them” – John Howard. Learn more about his episode of Ready Set Love at...

Duration:00:24:08

12 How to Repair Trust in Relationships w Mojo

4/17/2018
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Trust is easily eroded in relationships. It's not just big ticket betrayals--it's also not calling someone back, staying out too late, or missing a birthday. Are we aware of how we decrease trust in our relationships and what can we do to repair those instances? John Howard and Mojo give you practical tips to fix trust. “Partners respond so much better when we just frame things as a need instead of a criticism. The words ‘I need’ can really shift how your partner responds to things; it...

Duration:00:40:55

11 Deepening Intimacy in Relationships

4/10/2018
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Want to deepen closeness and intimacy in your relationship? The biggest complaint I get as a therapist is that partners don't feel as connected as they would like. In this episode you will learn about the different kinds of intimacy and how to deepen each one in your relationship. “Show yourself completely to your partner, even more than you think you need to so that your partner can really get to know you – can really map you. The more you get to know each other, the more emotionally...

Duration:00:32:52