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ARDL 318: The Experience of Travel

Travel.jpgLindsey has recently returned – as in yesterday – from galivanting about the Mediterranean. In this episode we discuss what travel teaches us about ourselves and other people. How do we respond to different cultures? How does what we want out of a vacation effect how we travel? How does traveling show us that, while everyone has different experiences and understandings, at the end of the day, they are still people. 

We also discuss how you can experience these same growth opportunities without planning a large trip or taking a cruise. 

ARDL 317: Advice From the Young with True That Podcast

YougnAdvice.jpgAs Lindsey molds young people into performers, Kristi got the chance to sit down with two of the young women from the True That podcast. Shelby, a high school junior, and Libby, a senior, share the hopes and dreams they have for what life will look like in the future and what they hope the future versions of them remember from these days. 

Listen as they remind all of us to hold on to what is important, to never lose focus of God, and remember that being ourselves will always be the best thing we can do. 

Connect with these ladies: 

True That Podcast website

True That Instagram

ARDL 315: Enchanting the Heiress

HeiressTitle.jpgLindsey puts on her interviewer hat to ask Kristi questions about her new novel, Enchanting the Heiress. Topics include how this book is similar to Seinfeld, how Jonas is similar to Kristi’s husband, and how Lindsey is going to find a way to make Rigsby’s book come sooner rather than later. 


Other things mentioned: 

Our deep dive episode into all things Bridgerton from January 2021

Where to get your own copy of Enchanting the Heiress

Kristi’s Monthly Newsletter



ARDL 314: Handling All the Things with Janyre Tromp


Lindsey sits down to chat with Janyre Tromp, who is an editor, an author, a mom, and more about how she handles all the things. (Spoiler alert: she doesn’t!) They discuss prioritizing, mental health, and how important it is to understand all the stuff beneath the surface of life. 


Connect with Janyre:





Her Novel Collective Facebook Group


ARDL 313: The Path to Success

SuccessPath.jpgHow often do we find ourselves making decisions based on what we’ve always assumed we should do? What if we allowed ourselves to rethink success and open up the idea of what it takes to get there? 

After a brief discussion of Spiderman (with very minor spoilers) Kristi and Lindsey discuss how life hasn’t always taken the turns they assumed it would.  Those differences don’t mean failure, though. In fact, they can mean more success than we ever thought. 


ARDL 312: What We’re Loving – Winter Edition

LovingWinter.jpgThere’s five Mondays in January which means we have fun things to share with you! 


Referenced in this episode: 

Castle  (TV Show)

Lily and Fox nail wraps

Mesh Spa Pillow 

Kristi’s Instagram (and her followers choosing her TBR)

January Read- Rescuing Lord Inglewood by Sally Britton

Weighted Blanket

Home Offices

Sand and Fog Candle

FloDesk (Kristi’s affiliate link)


Kristi’s Instagram

Lindsey’s Instagram


Theme music by GoodBMusic on Pixabay. 

ARDL 311: Start With Why

StartWithWhy.jpgAll too often we find ourselves doing things because the what makes sense, but we never stop to think about the why. That means our motivation often falters. 

But what if we started by considering why we do what we do? What if we prioritized what truly matters to us? Fitness and productivity experts often say you need to remember your why when you want to quit, but that means you need to know your why to start with. 

Today Kristi and Lindsey discuss how to drill backwards in an area of your life where maybe you’ve already chosen your what and figure out your why. 


Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek’s TED Talk

The Golden Circle graphic and article explanation

Tauren Wells – Identity, Calling, Assignment Sermon


Kristi’s Instagram

Lindsey’s Instagram


Theme music by GoodBMusic on Pixabay. 

ARDL 310: Yes Lists

yeslist.jpgMaking lofty goals and resolutions without mapping out a path to get there is a recipe for failure. One way to guide your path forward is to make a yes list. By default, anything not on the yes list is a no. 

How does that work? Why should you consider it? We discuss that in this episode. 

Sources mentioned in this episode: 

Annie F Downs

The Best Yes by Lysa Terkeurst

Guided Journal by Emilly Freeman


Find us on Instagram at @LindseyPBrackett and @KristiAnnHunter.