Maximizing Life in the Middle Podcast
By Jay and Erin Taylor
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Maximizing Life in the Middle is a podcast featuring two people consciously living and loving as husband and wife, parents and fulfilled individuals.
||CleanEp 36 Squeezing it all in!||In this episode, we capitalize on a severe rain storm to record an episode for you! Sometimes when your life is already feeling "maxed out" you have to squeeze even a few more drops out of it!||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 35 Squeezing every last drop out of summer||Do you find it hard to juggle things during the summer with your kids? So far this summer, we have found a way to make it all work successfully, where everyone wins! Tune in to find out how!||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 34 How to get out of a foul mood||In this episode, we invite you to join us as we process through the steps to overcome a foul mood and get back to a calmer, happier state.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 33 Teamwork makes the Dream Work!||This is one of my favorite episodes. We talk about how helpful it is when both spouses are supportive of the things they are doing, individually and collectively. We hope that you find some ideas and inspiration in this episode!||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 32 Can you maintain a positive outlook with an injury?||In this episode, we discuss a recent injury Jay has been dealing with and how he has worked to keep a positive frame of mind. We hope this helps any of you struggling with anything out there!||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 31 The rites of spring||In this episode, we talk about welcoming spring and what the looks like in our home and in our lives. Erin relates the cycle of the seasons to the phases of the moon and the times of the day. We hope you enjoy!||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 30 Introducing our Kids to our Passions: Yay or Nay?||In this episode, we talk about introducing our kids to our passions and whether that is a good idea and if so, how to go about it. We hope we give you some good food for thought in this episode, and we share what we think is the deepest goal for parents||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 29 The Value of Building Your Tribe||In this episode, we talk about how important it is to build your tribe in whatever it is you do. It is valuable to find like-minded people doing similar work in the world. This gives you people to collaborate with and bounce ideas off of. It is...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 28 On the Road Again...||Due to a "maximum life" the past few weeks, we recorded this episode while we were on the road again. Finding time to fit things in when your life is full can be challenging, but it is vitally important to make sure you make time for the things and...||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 27 Happy birthday in Heaven, Sydney||Thoughts on our daughter's 17th birthday||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 26 Get up and MOVE!||The importance of exercise in living a maximum life||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 25 How a Broken Hot Water Heater Brought us Gratitude||In today's episode, we talk about our broken hot water heater and how we used it to bring huge amounts of gratitude into our lives and how you can too!||2/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 24 Reminiscing about the Superbowl||And some cool "Sideline Stories!"||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 23 Snow days - Love 'Em or Hate 'Em?||In this episode, we talk about snow days and how to manage them successfully when you have kiddos. I also share one of my words for 2018 - FUN - and why I chose it!||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 22 Maximize by Minimizing!||In this episode, we talked about the power of decluttering to help clear out your physical and mental space to achieve your goals and dreams. Join us!||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 21 A New Year, A New Plan!||The new year is a great time to re-evaluate where you are and where you are going. This year, we decided to try a different approach to staying committed to our goals and we wanted to share it with you here!||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 20 Holidays and Triggers||This 20th show is a milestone for us. We are so excited to have created 20 episodes already! In this episode, we talk about the upcoming holidays and being triggered and how they both tie together. To continue the holiday traditions or...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19 Leveling Up!||How we do we know when it is time to produce or time to learn?||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 18 A Time of Giving Thanks||Particularly For Our Listeners!||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 17 The problem with youth sports part 2||In this episode, we come back to finish talking about a particularly aggressive soccer game that our son was involved in recently. Jay wanted to ponder what might be going on in the minds of the coaches, players and parents on both teams, so join us...||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16 The problem with youth sports part 1||In this episode, we talk about a game that our son played in during last week's soccer tournament. This game illustrated a lot of what is wrong with youth sports today. We talk about many different aspects of the game and the situation, but Jay brings..||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15 Talking teenagers today!||The vital need for communication with our teens||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14 - The Monster of Distraction and how we live with it||In this episode, we talk about how easy it is to get distracted when you live a maximized life. How do we manage all the stimuli that is coming at us? And how do we support each other when we do get distracted? This is the ultimate question, right? In..||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13 Sometimes a Max Life Gets Full!||In this episode, we talk about the first week back to school and how it flew by and how it went in our family. Sometimes, life goes faster than we can keep up and sometimes it goes slower. That is part of why I am fascinated by time.||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12 Hurricane Harvey Thoughts and How YOU Can Help||In this episode, we share our thoughts Hurricane Harvey, and talk about the positive reminders we can take away from this devastating event. We talk about how Dr. Shefali shows us that Hurricane Harvey offers us a reminder of how important it is to...||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11 Changing identities||Overly attaching to our identities make it challenging to grow and evolve||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10 Mile markers on the journey of life||Using our annual camping trip with 35+ people to see how we've grown||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 9 Maximize your life by decluttering part 2!||Decluttering your mind, your time and your life||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8 Maximize Your Life by Decluttering!||How removing the excess from your physical space can improve your quality of life||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7 Surviving a Crazy Schedule||We recorded this episode at the end of a particularly crazy week for all of us. In this episode, we process the week that we had, and how we navigated it. Sometimes things don’t always turn out the way we envision them, and how do we adjust to that...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6 - Celebrating life together||How we pay respect to the 20+ years we've been given together||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 Perspective||Looking at a challenging situation from a different angle||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4 Juggling schedules in a busy household||How an active couple makes it all work||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3 Girls taking a stand for themselves.||Should a girl have to alter her outfit so that she doesn't distract her male classmates?||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2 There is a time and place for everything.||Have it all or have all that you want?||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1 Welcome to our new podcast!||Maximizing Life in the Middle||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful lessons from a beautiful couple!
This is a wonderful podcast about how to truly live in an authetinc partnership and support each other. Erin and Jay have so much wisdom to share. They are so down to earth and provide examples that we can all relate to!
Wonderful couple sharing their story
Jay and Erin do a great job of sharing their story about being conscious in both their parenting and marriage! This is an awessome podcast and I highly recommend listening to help maximize your life!
powerful duo who bring a conscious voice and mindset to all areas of their life!
Both Erin and Jay are a powerful duo who bring a conscious voice and mindset to all areas of their life! They help families navigate through topics of conversations with ease and authenticity reminding us we are never alone on this journey. So grateful for their tireless efforts and dedication to serving families and helping them rise to their highest selves.