WELCOME TO THE VIP CENTER FOR THE MILITARY SPOUSE WELLNESS SUMMIT.

This is your one-stop-shop for all things associated with the summit. Make sure you bookmark this page!

Here you'll be able to download the week's interviews, plus access all of the discounts and benefits exclusive to your VIP membership. 

 

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your military marriage is worth fighting for

WITH TAYA KYLE | THE CHRIS KYLE FROG FOUNDATION

Learn:

  • What she now understands about balancing the work/home balance
  • Self-care during difficult or stressful times
  • Encouragement on how to bring depth to your relationship
  • Hindsight perspective on fighting for your military marriage

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how to set a foundation for love that lasts

WITH DR. LES PARROTT | LES AND LESLIE

Learn:

  • The four myths that every marriage should address
  • How to manage the constantly shifting roles in a military marriage
  • A healthy approach to handling conflict
  • How to walk through reintegration with grace and perspective

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING DR. PARROT'S INTERVIEW:

SPECIAL OFFER: Dr. Parrot is offering MSWS16 participants a marriage assessment. The assessment includes a personalized Action Plan — customized for you and your partner. Access the assessment here.

 


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the real-world pursuit of a healthier you

WITH EL BROWN | SNAPBACK! WITH EL BROWN

Learn:

  • Why and how to make yourself & your health a priority 
  • How parenting a child with special needs can impact a marriage
  • Small steps to change your lifestyle
  • How to work through a weight-loss plateau
  • Finding accountability on your wellness journey, in relationships, and on social media

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING EL'S INTERVIEW:

SPECIAL OFFER: El is offering 20% off her book SnapBack! with El Brown for 2016 Military Spouse Wellness Summit particpants. Simply click here, and click the badge with the text "Military Spouse Wellness Summit Discount"


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what military spouses ought to know about being a caregiver  

WITH DR. INGRID YEE | MILITARY SPOUSE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANTS

Learn:

  • How to tell you if you are a caregiver to your spouse
  • The importance of self-care for a caregiver
  • What to do if your service member will not get help
  • Defining a crisis moment and what to do when there is one
  • Tips for spouses who want to make changes in their marriages

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING DR. YEE'S INTERVIEW:


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how to make this life right here, right now work for you

WITH LAKESHA COLE | MILSPOUSEPRENUER

Learn:

  • How Lakesha built her business without acquiring debt
  • How she and her husband work together to maintain the home while running a successful business
  • When it is time to leave your job to work for yourself
  • How she keeps the military lifestyle from interfering with her business goals
  • How to PCS-proof your business

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING LAKESHA'S INTERVIEW:

LAKESHA'S EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY:


the intentional approach to family finance — even when money's tight 

WITH BILL LOCKARD | 227 FINANCIAL COUNSELING

Learn:

  • Strategies to go from living paycheck-to-paycheck to living debt-free
  • Different budgeting strategies
  • Life Insurance & Property Insurance- are they important?
  • Tips on how to stay on track during PCS season or when a spouse leaves their job
  • Renting vs Buying a Home

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING BILL'S INTERVIEW:


building an intimate marriage *mature audiences only* 

WITH DR. MICHAEL R. SYTSMA | BUILDING INTIMATE MARRIAGES

Learn:

  • How to protect your marriage from an affair and the role of grace and forgiveness in marriage
  • Tips on how to begin the process of recovery after an affair
  • How to work through sexual differences in your marriage
  • How to stay connected intimately during military separations
  • How to reconnect intimately after a military separation

how to set boundaries and still feel the love 

WITH DR. JOHN TOWNSEND | LEADERSHIP BEYOND REASON

Learn:

  • The importance of boundaries in a healthy marriage
  • How to have tough conversations, especially during reintegration
  • Breaking down communications and the role of vulnerability
  • How to manage those in your life that struggle with entitlement
  • How to keep entitlement in your own life from destroying relationships around you

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING DR. TOWNSEND'S INTERVIEW:

Books:


finding balance in the modern family

WITH LAUREN TAMM | THE MILITARY WIFE AND MOM

Learn:

  • Tips for effectively communicating difficult topics in person or while spouse is deployed
  • Emotional coaching your children
  • The power of setting a routine and managing expectations
  • How to maintain a sense of self and set boundaries
  • How to use virtual and in-person resources to build a network of support

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING LAUREN'S INTERVIEW:

Books:

Brene Brown's Ted Talk on "the Power of Vulnerability"

LAUREN'S EXCLUSIVE MSWS16 GIVEAWAY:

Use coupon code SUMMIT20 for 20% off either book below. Coupon code expires 11/30/2016

 


the proven method military spouses are using to make friends

WITH SHASTA NELSON | GIRLFRIENDCIRCLES.COM

Learn:

  • How to begin a healthy, positive friendship without concern that you are coming on too strong
  • How to know if you are the healthy one in the relationship
  • What is a healthy ratio of positive and negative interactions in a relationship
  • How to handle a toxic relationship
  • How to build depth in your friendship, or "frientimacy"
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win a free ipad

green chef

  •  Receive $50 off your first week of meals from Green Chef, the leading Organic Meal Delivery service. Click here to redeem your discount.

milsobox

  • Receive $10 off anything at MilSoBox.com. Use code EVERAFTER10 to receive your discount between now and January 1, 2017. Cannot be combined with other offers. 

sacred spaces

  • All MSWS16 participants are eligible for a 25% discount on the book Sacred Spaces by Corie Weathers! Get your copy here. Use the code “Wellness25” at check-out to get your discount. This offer is only valid now through October 22.

thrive market

  • Access your FREE one-year membership to Thrive Market ($60 value)! Click here to start shopping, and your membership fee will be waived at checkout.

zest tea

  • Claim 20% off your first order of Zest Tea here

 

 

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