GOOD TO BE HOME
By Russ & Mika Perry
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Hi, we're Russ and Mika Perry. We live together in Scottsdale, Arizona with our three beautiful daughters. We have devoted our lives to building a solid foundation for our family through entrepreneurship and healthy practices, with the goal of living a successful, balanced, family-focused lifestyle. Good To Be Home is a weekly exploration of entrepreneurship, family, marriage, sobriety, and how we balance our business and life.
||CleanEpisode #39: The Importance of Mission, Vision, and Values||On this week's podcast, Russ and Mika are returning to the subject of business. In particular, they are addressing a question that they recently received from a listener: how do you hire and manage people in your business? This is a complicated...||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #38: How We Meal Prep + Plan Our Food||On today's podcast, Russ and Mika are talking about something that just about everybody loves: food. Specifically, they are going to be talking about planning and preparing meals. Meal planning is incredibly important, especially for...||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #37: More Tips for Organizing Your Life||On this week's episode, we are revisiting a topic that many listeners have reached out to us about asking to hear more. Today, we are sharing even more tips for organizing your life. For those that didn't know, Mika ran a business as a professional...||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #36: How We Approach Social Media||Social Media has become a hot button issue recently, with questions of privacy concerns being raised as these platforms become increasingly more entangled into our everyday lives. Russ and Mika are all too familiar with this. Social media has become...||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #35: Strategies for Successful Email Marketing||Today's episode is all about email marketing, which can be an incredibly intuitive tool for entrepreneurs. Russ and Mika both have their own email lists, and they both believe in the power of email communication. On this week's podcast, you'll...||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #34: Tips For Achieving Balance in the New Year||In the midst of all of our New Years festivities, Mika felt the sudden inspiration to jump on the microphone and speak candidly about a topic that is very important to us. Balance is one of those words that elicits a variety of different reactions...||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #33: Our "Peaks and Valleys" of 2018 and Plans for 2019||Episode #33: Our "Peaks and Valleys" of 2018 and Plans for 2019||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #32: Practical Tips for Your Next 90 Days||A few weeks ago, Russ and Mika had a conversation on this podcast about the "Core Four"; a collection of daily habits that focus on the four major areas of life. These habits are a cornerstone of Russ' coaching in the Warrior program. ...||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #31: Finding the Ideal Work Environment||Russ and Mika have talked quite a bit about business and entrepreneurship in past episodes of this podcast. They both have experience running their own businesses, and over that time, they have worked in a variety of places, from their living room to...||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #30: Improving Your Sleep Hygiene||Today, Russ and Mika are addressing something that everyone does, and we all spend a third of our lives doing it. This week's podcast is all about sleep. In particular, this conversation chronicles their own unique journey with sleep. In the past, the..||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #29: Perry Family Holiday Traditions||This week's episode is a very topical discussion as we approach the end of the year. We are talking about holiday traditions. Russ and Mika have been shaping and forming their own holiday traditions over the last ten years of their marriage. The...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #28: Understanding the "Core Four"||On today's episode, we are exploring something that Russ and Mika have experienced the benefits of firsthand. Specifically, we are talking about a daily system of healthy habits called the "Core Four". As a certified trainer in the Warrior program,...||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #27: What to Do When You are Feeling Stressed or Overwhelmed||On today's episode, Russ and Mika are diving into a subject that many people struggle with every day. There are a lot of people out there talking about stress management, but one of the facets of stress that is often overlooked is the feeling of being..||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #26: Why You Should Go on a Staycation||On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are talking about one of the best-kept secrets in travel. As regular listeners know, we believe travel is a healthy and important part of family life, but we know everyone doesn't have the budget or the time to...||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #25: The Joys and Challenges of Being a Step Parent||On this week's podcast, Russ and Mika are talking about a subject that has been a formative part of their own parenting experience. Mika became a step parent to Russ' oldest daughter before they had their own children together. In many ways, the...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #24: Making the Most Out of the Last Few Months of the Year||On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are talking about why they love the 4th quarter of the year. Many entrepreneurs dread this time. The holidays and change of season can make those last three months hectic and can cause a bit of a slump in your...||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #23: A List of Our Favorite Everyday Essentials||Our regular listeners know that Russ and Mika love sharing what they are reading, eating, listening to, and loving every week on this show. It's one of our favorite segments. This weeks' episode expands on that concept even further. So many people...||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #22: Parenting Tips and Tricks||On today's Show, Mika is taking her first foray into answering some listener questions about the ways that she and Russ approach parenting. Many of these questions revolve around their roles as parents, how they interact with their children and their...||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #21: Pride : The Roadblock To Success||Today's podcast is a little bit out of the ordinary. This isn't going to be a typical episode with a numbered list of tips. This is a candid discussion that goes into some rather vulnerable places. In this episode, Russ and Mika are talking all about...||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #20: Time Management and Productivity Hacks||On today's podcast, Russ and Mika are tackling a topic that almost everyone wants to know more about: time management and productivity, You'll hear some of the techniques and hacks that have been helpful for them as they try to make better use of...||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #19: How We Resolve Conflicts||Today's episode is all about conflict resolution. In particular, Russ and Mika are talking about the actual things that cause the two of them to fight, and how they handle those situations. This is a special episode because not only do the two...||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #18: Tips for Home Organization||While Russ is traveling this week, Mika has returned to have another solo discussion about one of her favorite topics. For those who have listened to some of our earlier episodes, you would know that Mika used to run a business as a professional...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #17: Practical Steps for Starting a Business||On today's episode, Russ and Mika are digging a little bit deeper into a topic that they have addressed in an earlier episode. Once again, they are talking about business, and specifically, they are addressing some of the practical steps you can...||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #16: Closing the Chapter on Our Italian Adventure||On this week's podcast, Russ and Mika are recording live from their home in Arizona, where they are decompressing and reflecting on their recent European adventure. On today's show, they share their top five travel recommendations for Italy and...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #15: A Special Q&A Session with Mika||This week's episode is a little bit unique. Mika recently challenged her Instagram followers to ask her anything. Her friends and followers sent her so many questions, and she felt the best way to address them all was to devote a podcast episode to...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #14: Diet and Fitness While Traveling||On this week's episode, Russ and Mika are once again recording on location in Italy, and they are talking about a topic that is very pertinent to their life at the moment. This week's podcast is all about how to maintain diet and fitness while...||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #13: On Location in Florence, Italy||Russ and Mika are recording this week's episode on location in Florence, Italy. In past episodes of this show, they have spoken at length about traveling with children and what it means to make travel a family tradition. On this week's episode, they...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #12: Managing Teams at Home and Work||Russ and Mika started this podcast because they wanted to talk about ways to successfully balance business and life. As an entrepreneurial couple, it can be hard to draw the line between "work life" and "home life". Successfully balancing business and..||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #11: Investing in Yourself||Today's podcast is about mindset. In particular, this is the way that Russ and Mika have approached a lot of the growth in their lives. The two of them have learned that there is nothing more important to invest in that investing in yourself. Over the..||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #10: How to Start Your Own Business||Today's episode is all about entrepreneurship. For those that aren't aware, Russ and Mika both have an extensive history as entrepreneurs. Owning and operating businesses has been one of the most impactful things that they have ever done in our lives...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #9: How to Stay Sober||In this week's episode, Russ and Mika are sharing some of the practical habits that they have been using in an effort to maintain their sobriety. These topics range from how to avoid replacing addictions with unhealthy habits, how to get over your...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #8: Russ' Entrepreneurial Journey||In today's episode, Russ & Mika are opening up a little bit about one of the most important aspects of their lives: entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship has afforded their family freedom, both from a financial perspective, and a from a lifestyle...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #7: Developing Great Nighttime Routines||In today's episode, Russ and Mika are following up on their previous episode about morning routines and sharing some of the routines that they follow every night before they go to bed. You'll hear about the specific routines that each of them follows...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #6: Developing Great Morning Routines||Today's show is the first of a two-part series in which Russ and Mika are diving into one of their favorite topics: routines. This week's episode is all about how to build and maintain strong morning routines. You'll hear the two of them discuss why...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #5: The Number One Tip for Connecting with your Significant Other||On this week's episode, Russ and Mika share the number one tip for connecting with your significant other and keeping your relationship on fire: having a date night. It's not always easy to do, but the benefits that a regular date night can have on...||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #4: The Benefits of Living a Sober Life||Today Russ and Mika are taking a different approach to a subject they are very familiar with. This podcast is all about rediscovering and discussing the topic of sobriety. Rather than going into the dark, sad stories that revolve around...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #3: Travel as a Family Tradition||On this episode, Russ and Mika are talking about one of their very favorite topics: traveling. In particular, they are going to be going into great detail about how and why they have chosen to make traveling a Perry family tradition. You'll hear...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #2: The Blog Post||This is an exciting for episode for Russ and Mika, and honestly, it's a little bit scary. This podcast is about a rather personal topic for the both of them. Recently, Mika chose to open up on her personal blog about something that most people don't...||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #1: Prologue||Welcome to the very first episode of Good to Be Home! This episode offers a brief explanation of why we decided to make a podcast, what the name "Good to be Home" means to us, and what you can expect to hear each week on the show. We are...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Real people sharing real advice
1. Their voices are so insanely soothing so there’s that.
2. The tips that they share are totally relatable to your everyday.
3. I have really bad anxiety and have implemented Countless ideas from Mika in how to simplify and organize and it’s changed my life.
Keep doing what you do!
Very relatable, reflective and inspiring.
I’ve been listening to this podcast for probably more than half a year. Definitely worth going back and listening to all past episodes to see their journey and topics they address. I have implemented a morning routine into my life and started following core four principles, and it’s been tremendously beneficial. Also, so simple to follow... big kudos for the positive impact you bring to others, can’t wait to see what you do in 2019!
Favorite podcast to listen to!
Hands down, favorite podcast to listen to. Love the organization ideas for home, personal goals, and living a healthy life! Mika is so relatable and warm and feels like you are listening to your bestie! Hasn’t been an episode that I didn’t walk away learning something new.