80 episodes

We live in a big crazy world. Try This At Home is a series of conversations about real life living and ideas to make it better.

Try This At Home Leslie Sleesman and Leslyn Kantner

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

We live in a big crazy world. Try This At Home is a series of conversations about real life living and ideas to make it better.

    The Death of a Relationship

    The Death of a Relationship

    More than half of Leslyn’s clients are couples and she has learned a lot about what kinds of things that can be cancerous in marriages. Some of them grow fast and kill quickly, while others can be slow burners showing up years after the damage began. In today’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn describe some of these issues that can impact relationships so that you can decide for yourself if your relationship may need help.

    • 47 min
    Books that Changed Us

    Books that Changed Us

    Have you ever read a book that completely shifted your mindset or actions? Leslie and Leslyn are both avid readers and while talking one day, they both realized that they held a select number of books close to their hearts that they would describe as ‘life changing’. In today’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn share their top three ‘life changing’ books, in the hopes that you, the listener will find value in the takeaways of the texts!

    • 34 min
    Second Season - Year in Review

    Second Season - Year in Review

    Finishing up the second season of Try This at Home, it is incredibly hard to believe that we are already forty episodes in. The year 2020 has proven to be a super challenging one for everybody in many ways. Now facing the results of election and the beginning of the winter holiday season, Leslie and Leslyn offer up their favorite moments from the year and leave the listeners with one more Try This at Home until season three. In today’s episode, Leslie and leslyn reflect on the year as podcasters, mothers, and women in this ever-changing world.

    • 33 min
    Magic Marriage

    Magic Marriage

    In last week’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn covered some of the challenges couples face in their relationships. Over half of Leslyn’s practice is focused on couple’s therapy. While some of the couples find themselves deep in trouble by the time they get to her office, the diligent ones are coming in much sooner for their relationship tune-up. This tune-up is one of the keys to creating and maintaining a magic marriage.

    In today’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn share ten of the ways that you can maintain a healthy marriage and they encourage you to complete a reflection on the areas that may need some maintenance in your life.

    • 42 min
    Life Coach vs. Therapist: What you need to know

    Life Coach vs. Therapist: What you need to know

    With specific mental health concerns there is a clear need for psychotherapy with the help of a licensed mental health professional. There are times when a coach might be more beneficial but how do you decide what kind of help is best and under what circumstances? In today’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn set out to answer some of the questions surrounding the mental health space. Leslie and Leslyn discuss the education requirements for therapist and coaches, some of the professional development that can occur, and the licenses needed. They also facilitate in deciding what professional is best for your needs and just how to find them!

    • 34 min
    Finding Your Purpose

    Finding Your Purpose

    Do you ever find yourself asking the age-old question, why am I here? There are so many observations and possibilities to this question that investing in explanations can get a little overwhelming. It turns out that identifying your life’s purpose can actually increase your overall sense of wellbeing. For many people, finding this purpose can seem difficult and many have no idea where to start. In today’s episode, Leslie and Leslyn break down the importance of having purpose. Leslie and Leslyn also explain the two ways to scientifically create an emotional foundation for purpose, and the six ways that you can start to foster a sense of purpose!

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

TryingToBeMyBestSelf ,

Both Fun and Helpful

Very highly recommend others listen in.. I love the direct impact these topics have on my day to day life. Leslyn and Leslie make a great pair and it’s incredibly easily to follow their conversation while receiving valuable insights to improve my relationship, work life and perception of myself. Thank you ladies for taking the time to do this important work!

Mtobar331 ,

Great information

Loving this podcast! Love the topics and the information provided. Your toxic people episode was on point. Gotta get rid of them. Keep up the good work.

SuperEmers ,

Great way to start the day

I love starting my day/ week with this podcast. It’s full of perspective and inspiration, and really puts me in the right mindset for the day ahead.

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