5 Things To Remember to Keep Your Sanity

Things are crazy right now. So here's my short list of 5 things to remember to keep your sanity.

How to Stay Productive Working From Home

Yayyy!!! You get to work from home! It sounds great in theory...no traffic, can sleep in and pants are optional. But then you actually start doing it. And yeah it ain't all it's cracked up to be. You can't focus. You don't feel as productive. And you can't stop eating ALL THE SNACKS. As someone who has worked from home for q...

My 7 Favorite Kitchen Gadgets!

I hate being in the kitchen. I hear those words all the time. I personally love to cook but I don't like wasting time or doing tasks that take forever. I want to make good food quick! And to do that, I have invested in some gadgets that make my life SO much easier. In this episode, I am going over my must have kitchen gadgets for peopl...

25: Do you know your expectations?

"Expectation is the root of all heartache” William Shakespeare We ALL have expectations… We expect things from our significant others. We expect things from our employees, business partners, and coworkers We expect things from our friends. We even expect things from people we don’t know. But I believe that many of us don’t even RE...

24: Upgrade Your Life

We are all about the upgrades nowadays. But what about the upgrades you can make that can really make a difference? We upgrade our phones, our computers, our appliances, and so many other things in our life. We put a lot of time, energy and money into them. And then when it's time to spend time, energy and money on the things that can move us c...

23: 5 Health Hacks

Let’s talk Health Hacks…. No one likes to get sick. You feel like sh&%. You can’t remember what it feels like to breathe. And you are coughing up a lung. But what are you doing to actually help your body NOT get to that point? It’s possible to be preventive and do all that you can to support your immune system so that it can throw down wh...

22: Plan vs Worry

Are you a worry wart? If so, how's that working out for ya? My guess is it ain't doing much but giving you gray hairs! When you worry, it takes you out of the present moment and brings you to either the past or the future. You lose focus on whatever you were actually doing and may even end of worrying about that later as well! My way aro...

21: How 5 Minutes a Day Change Your Life

300 seconds is all you need to change your life. You are BUSY. you don't have TIME. When life slows down, THEN you will have time for yourself. But right now, there just isn't enough time to do anything meaningful. I'm calling bulls%$ on that right now. Not because I don't believe you are busy...but because I KNOW you have 5 minutes. ...

20: 3 Steps to Follow When Your Goals are Off Track

You set a goal. You got your plan in place. Now you are a few weeks in....and you are off track. What do you do? First, know it happens to EVERYONE. Success is never a straight line! In this episode, I go through 3 steps to follow when you get off track with your goal. These steps will help you see where you are, what needs to change...

19: Do you tell yourself crazy stories?

Do you tell yourself crazy stories? What the heck do I mean by that?... Let's say you send someone a message and they don't answer for a few days. Or you say hello to someone but they kind of brush you off... Or your significant other is being a little distant... What scenarios, possibilities, situations etc do you IMAGINE are the reason...

18: My Favs When it Comes to Learning

"If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you." - Zig Ziglar I am a HUGE fan of communing content in all forms so changing things up in today's episode.... I am going through my top 3 for Books, Podcasts and Documentaries! Listen to find out WHY I love each one and how they...

17: The weather is NOT the reason you are sick

"I'm sick because the weather has been crazy." "I got sick because everyone is the office is sick" Ok so let's go back for a second. What ACTUALLy causes you to get sick? Viruses, bacteria and other pathogens. They get in or on your body. And if your body can't fight them, you get sick. No...viruse...

16: 3 Reasons People Start Using Essential Oils

By now, you probably already know I am an essential oil coach. I help people use essential oils to help with their health and happiness goal. It's a HUGE part of my life. So today I want to talk about WHY people move towards them. There are many, many reasons people start with essential oils. But I have found that there are THREE main things. These ar...

15: How to Set Goals and Actually Reach Them

Time flies doesn’t it? 2019 is almost done and a new year AND a new decade is just around the corner. For me, a new year is a time to sit down and reflect on what I want to accomplish. Yes it’s cliche to set new year’s resolutions but if you don’t know where you are going and HOW you will get there, odds are you are going to get lost. I don’t kn...

14: Three Pillars to Sticking to a Health Goal

As I make my way through the protocol I was given to fix up my health, the #1 question I keep getting is "How do you do it?" Well, in this episode I answer that question.... I walk you through exactly how I'm doing it and how you can do it too! Here are the three pillars: 1. Have a strong enough why. WHY do you wan...

13: Past You vs Present You

Do you look back at a time in your life where you felt happy, satisfied, content with where you were and now you are NOT there and felt shame, regret, anger that you let yourself "go"? I know I have! I was having a conversation with my friend the other day and she was expressing how amazing she used to be at running her business and was upset that...

12: Gratitude

Gratitude. Yes this is a topic that almost is cliche but there is a reason everyone talks about it. At the time that I am shooting this podcast, it's Thanksgiving time. And of course this is a time when thankfulness and gratitude are in full force. BUT just like that...it's Black Friday and we might find ourselves with full on road rage as we try...

11: Health First ALWAYS

Is your health first on your list or last? And do you know what's TRULY going on with your body? I've had a gut feeling that there was something else going on with my health for a while now... I have been struggling to lose weight, I get sick pretty often despite the fact that I eat healthy and workout consistently, and I can't seem to REALLY cle...

10: Are Labels Holding Your Back?

We ALL label ourselves. And those labels can be good, bad, neutral you name it! The issue arises when we allow them to define who we want to be. Let me say that again...who we WANT to be. or STRIVE to become or however else you want to put it. Listen to today's episode to learn how we label ourselves, how those labels whether they are good...

9: Do you put FUN last?

I obviously took a break form shooting the podcast. In this episode, I discuss why . I also discuss how we as adults tend to put FUN on the back burner and how easy it is to forget to do things that bring us JOY. I also discuss why it's important to bring those things back and STAY committed to them!


Welcome to the Life, Love & Business Podcast!

The Life, Love and Business podcast was created to educate others to take control of every aspect of their lives. Ray and Amy Cattaneo have owned a highly successful personal training training studio in Allen, Texas for the last 8 years in which they have helped transform lives in their community. They were also high school sweethearts and now after 20 years together, 8 as business partners, they hope to help others achieve success in their own lives. 
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Day 147 - Are you controlling?

Ray had two separate conversations this week with people over control. Because we love people in our lives so much, we want the best for them. Sometimes they may do things, say things, act in a way that we don't feel is best so we want them change what they are doing. Whether we like it or not, that's control. And MOST people do NOT like being contro...

Day 146 - Amy's FINAL Blood Work Results

A few weeks ago, we discussed my initial results of the blood work and stool sample I had completed. Today, I actually sat down with the doc and got the REAL results! Listen to today's podcast to hear what the final verdict was! <iframe frameborder='0' height='200px' scrolling='no' seamless src='https://embed.simplecast.com/e0df5cae?color=f5f5f5' width...

Day 145 - Chronicles of the Contractors

Over the last few months, Ray has been working on the build out of our new studio and has some interesting insight to share! Listen to today's podcast to hear one of the sagas of our new gym and how you can apply it to your own business! <iframe frameborder='0' height='200px' scrolling='no' seamless src='https://embed.simplecast.com/3c8cb52b?color=f5f5f...

Day 144 - How long should your workout be?

Does a workout need to be an hour? An hour seems to be the amount of time that so many of us have assigned to have a "proper" workout. Well...why is that? And what can do you instead? <iframe frameborder='0' height='200px' scrolling='no' seamless src='https://embed.simplecast.com/2ba36b5c?color=f5f5f5' width='100%'></iframe>

Day 143 - Our Fav Green Powders

Green powders are an excellent way to get a ton of vitamins and minerals in. Yet so many people don't use them... Maybe you tried one brand and it tasted gross. Maybe you've never tried one because you THINK it will taste gross. Today we discuss why green powders are great and share some of our favorite brands!

Day 142 - If it's too good to be true, it's too good to be true

Ray tells another story in the saga that is our new gym build out. Sometimes it's best to be patience, willing to pay a little more and stick to your word. Listen to today's podcast to hear what made Ray crazy this week!

Day 141 - Ray vs Amy (the sequel)

Ray and I continue our conversation from a previous podcast after we have someone write in about it! Tune in to hear us go toe to toe AGAIN!

Day 140 - Top 3 Books, People, and/or Audio we are listening to right now!

Today we discuss the top 3 books, audio, video, etc that we are currently listening to!

Day 139 - Amy got her blood tested??!!

Ray and I went to Dr. Homero Cavazos in order to get our blood work done. But it's not just any ole blood work.... Despite the fact that I ate healthy and I workout consistently, I am still having trouble with my skin, trouble with dropping weight and some pretty bad inflammation issues. So off we went to get some answers! Listen to today's podcast to hear...

Day 138 - Looking at life through a different lens!

I had an amazing photo shoot today. I really had a VERY general idea of what I wanted and needed so I left it up to my photographer to make suggestions and give ideas. And I am so glad I did.... People see the world soooo differently and have different passions. And when you enlist someone to help you whether it's a friend, someone you are paying, a family ...

Day 137 - Ray vs Amy

Ray and I don't agree on a LOT of things...like a lot...lol. Today Ray proposed a podcast topic and I completely disagreed with his stance....and we decided to use the topic anyways and let you guys hear on different sides. In today's podcast, Ray poses a topic on body imagine, self awareness and participation awards. While I agree with SOME of the things h...

Day 136 - Retirement is a sham!

You are born. You go to school. You graduate. You get a job. You stay there for 30 - 40 years. You retire. THEN you finally get to live! Yeahhh!!! Wait...what???!!! This is the story we have been sold. That's how we should live our life. We are all running towards the retirement finish line in hopes of FINALLY being able to have the time to go on a dream va...

Day 135 - Time vs Money: Are you being a cheap ass?

Time is the only currency we all have...how do you use yours? Ray and I discuss how sometimes we don't use our time wisely. Many times we have the option to either do something ourselves or pay someone else to do it. How do you choose to do one or the other? When is the money worth the time? And when is it not? Listen to today's podcast to hear how we somet...

Day 134 - Is it simple or is it easy?

I was reading a book the other day that talked about the different between simple and easy. Listen to today's podcast to hear the difference! The book explained the difference between simple and easy as the following: simple is something that is not complicated. Easy is something that takes little to no effort. Sometimes in life we confuse the two. Listen t...

Day 133 - Is a calorie just a calorie?

Is a calorie just a calorie? This is the question. Listen to find out what we think! Some people like to preach that a calorie is a calorie. And technically yes...how calories are calculated by a machine, a calorie is a calorie. But our bodies are not machines....we process food VERY differently then a machine in a lab. Listen to today's podcast to hear wh...

Day 132 - Entrepreneurship and Haters

There will always be haters....no matter what you do in life. In today's episode, we discuss one of Ray's haters. Ray recently had a conversation with an ex-employee that in all honesty triggered the hell out of him. It's not always easy to see things from someone else's perceptive. And as entrepreneurs, especially as we continue to grow our business, we so...

Day 131 - Post Office Drama!

Amy talks about an experience she had at the post office. I was at the post office the other day and I experienced something that made we think of other aspects in life. Listen to today's podcast to hear all about it and all the lessons we got from it.

Day 130 - Max had a yeast infection???

Max, our beautiful german shepherd, has had some issues. In today's podcast we talk about what we did to fix them and why. Animals are not that much different from humans. Their diet and health are just as linked as ours. Yet, it's some thing that is often ignored. We discuss how we feed our dogs and why we had to change it up for both of them...and how Max...

Day 129 - Do you eat dinner as a family???

Dinnertime is an important time in our little family...mainly because it's a time to reconnect after a long day and partly because food makes me happy!...lol Ray and I grew up very differently...having dinner as a family was a standard for me and Ray's family was the complete opposite. Since we have lived together having dinner together almost every night h...

Day 128 - We're Back, Baby