Half Better

The show about making small improvements with you and your better half

About the show

Lesley and Zachary love learning about productivity, making small improvements, and how to become the best version of themselves (as individuals, a couple, parents).

Come listen to their conversation about what they're learning, progress they're making, and how their goals are going.

Episodes

  • Episode 65: Treat Yo’ Self Care

    October 17th, 2019  |  49 mins 15 secs

    On today's episode we dive a little deeper into self care. What is working for us, what are some tips and tricks, and how do we help each other as partners?

  • Episode 64: Reducing Your Exposure to Environmental Toxins with Jessica Wall and Dr. Tijana Eby

    October 10th, 2019  |  58 mins 5 secs

    Lesley chats with Director Jessica Wall and Senior Consultant Dr. Tijana Sefic Eby of BeautyCounter to talk about the risk of environmental toxins to your health and the role that switching to safer skin care and cosmetics can play in prevention.

  • Episode 63: Make Time (Book Discussion)

    October 3rd, 2019  |  50 mins 49 secs

    Today on the podcast, we discuss the book Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky. The book helps you to see the value in the Make Time Framework, which helps you to choose what you want to focus on, build energy to do the work you want to do, and then break your default habits so that you can actually focus and be intentional about the way you live your life. Literally - its about making time for what matters.

  • Episode 62: Gaining Traction in Life Using the Rule of 3s

    September 26th, 2019  |  34 mins 16 secs

    The pursuit of goals, personal development, even just getting by day-to-day (with or without a task list) can sometimes feel chaotic and never-ending. What if we could use a filter to help us focus on what is really important to us? That's why we recommend using the Rule of 3 to help guide you through your year, quarter, week, and day.

  • Episode 61: Overcome the Overwhelm with a Weekly (P)review

    September 19th, 2019  |  38 mins 46 secs

    Lesley and Zachary chat about a weekly (p)review - what it is, how to do it, and how it can help you feel a little more centered and less frazzled even when you're super busy.

  • Episode 60: How to Make Time for What’s Most Important

    September 12th, 2019  |  32 mins 40 secs

    Today we thought we’d do a deep dive on the concept of the Ideal week; what is is, and how to use it to align your week with your values and to make time for what’s most important to you.

  • Episode 59: Rest (Book Discussion)

    September 5th, 2019  |  49 mins 50 secs

    After a bit of a rest, we're back! And we're talking about the book Rest.

  • Episode 58: The Power of a Positive No (Book Discussion)

    July 18th, 2019  |  43 mins 8 secs

    Today on the podcast, we are discussing the book “The Power of a Positive No - How to Say No and Still Get to Yes” by William Ury.

    This month, we’re all about cutting back, resting, and rejuvenating, and one of the best ways to do that is to not take on more things, more to-do’s more stuff. But how do you do that in a way that doesn’t alienate you from the people around you? That’s where the power of a positive no comes in!

  • Episode 57: HQ Review (Summer of Fun Edition)

    July 12th, 2019  |  52 mins 47 secs

    It’s time for another HQ Review with Lesley & Zach! We love these episodes where we get to check in with what’s going on in our lives, answer any questions that have come up from listeners, and give you a glimpse into how we look at our progress with personal development.

  • Encore Episode: How to Make Traveling (with a Family) Less Stressful and More Enjoyable

    July 4th, 2019  |  56 mins 59 secs

    We’re traveling this week, so we hand picked one of our favorite past episodes to revisit — Zach and Lesley have traveled a lot together, both with and without kids, and we’ve compiled a bunch of our best tips for making your trip a little more like a vacation, even if you do have kids.

  • Episode 56: Shifting Behaviors through Connection - A Conversation with Tosha Schore

    July 2nd, 2019  |  56 mins 31 secs

    Today we’re talking with Tosha Schore! A parent coach for conscious parents, Tosha helps you shift your boy's behaviors through connection.

  • Encore Episode: Mindset in Relationships

    June 20th, 2019  |  37 mins 17 secs

    We’re traveling this week, so we hand picked one of our favorite past episodes to revisit — in this one, we discuss growth mindset, one of the cornerstones of personal growth and development.

  • Episode 55: Tips for Dealing with Stress

    June 13th, 2019  |  45 mins 20 secs

    Today on podcast, we're continuing our discussion of stress, but focusing more internally on things that you can do for yourself in a season of stress.

  • Episode 54: Supporting Your Partner Through High Stress Times

    June 6th, 2019  |  39 mins 22 secs

    Are you feeling stressed!?? How about your partner?? It is inevitable, that at some point in your relationship, you are going to go through something stressful - for one or both of you. Well, today we’re going to talk about how you can not only make it through that season of high stress, but come out the other end more connected with your partner. We break down 5 ways to support your partner through a period of high stress. Listen in and let us know, what is one way you are going to support your partner when they are feeling stressed?

  • Episode 53: A Few Favorites

    May 30th, 2019  |  30 mins 36 secs

    Last week we said our next episode was going to be about enneagram, but. . . our guest needed to reschedule, so we’re going to pivot (PIVOT!) and instead talk about our favorite productivity and self development resources.

  • Episode 52: The HQ Review w/ Lesley & Zach

    May 23rd, 2019  |  49 mins 34 secs

    It’s time for another HQ Review with Lesley & Zach! We love these episodes where we get to check in with what’s going on in our lives, answer any questions that have come up from listeners, and give you a glimpse into how we look at our progress with personal development.