Glimmering Podcast

Where we learn out loud to love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

About the show

We’re Leslie and Laura Camacho. We created the Glimmering podcast to help ourselves - and others - to think and talk about The Big Stuff. Join us as we learn out loud together on subjects ranging from marriage and mental health to politics and parenting. We’re committed to help each other love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 024 It’s 5am. Where’s My Miracle?!!!

    Episode  |  January 22nd, 2015  |  54 mins 10 secs

    Show Summary In this episode, we give an overview of the book called The Miracle Morning that is shaping how we begin our days. We talk about the 5 Minute Journal, a painless way to develop the discipline of daily […]

  • 023 New Year, New Goals, New You, New Season, Best Year Ever?

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2015  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Show Summary In this episode we recap our “month” off and explain why we’re never taking that much time off again. We go over the theme for season 2 and our schedule (hint: Thursdays). We share some of our goals […]

  • 022 End of Season One: Wisdom is the Application of Knowledge

    Episode  |  November 30th, 2014  |  51 mins 42 secs

    Show Summary In this episode, we  announce our December hiatus (which is really a work-bee on all the behind-the-podcast stuff that needs to be done to take us out of beta). Leslie gives an update on his cooking lessons and […]

  • 021 Getting Healthy Part 5: Never Give Up, Never Surrender! Or Let’s Make it Through Thanksgiving

    Episode  |  November 24th, 2014  |  56 mins 59 secs

    Show Summary In this episode we review how we’ve stayed on the health wagon despite the challenges and trials we’ve faced this week. We answer a hefty reader question about “Life Kanban” and finally make the “learn to cook” Trello […]

  • 020 Getting Healthy Part 4: In Sickness and in Health; Beware the Can of Beans

    Episode  |  November 16th, 2014  |  1 hr 1 min

    Show Summary In this episode we talk about what happens to our health routines when we get sick, and how we plan to pick up our momentum after we’ve recovered. We’ll tell the story of the last few days of […]

  • 019 Getting Healthy Part 3: Mind over Mass

    Episode  |  November 9th, 2014  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Show Summary In this episode we talk about the power of our thoughts about health and exercise, and what we are doing to combat some of the negative thinking that pops up. We give a progress update on our diet, […]

  • 018 Getting Healthy Part 2: Family Exercise Culture; We Get Our Fit On!

    Episode  |  November 2nd, 2014  |  59 mins 11 secs

    Show Summary In this episode, we talk about our health goals, strategies and tactics. Leslie nerds out about exercise apps, Laura discusses the health implications of weaning, and we commit to transparency and communication as we champion each other’s ...

  • 017 Getting Healthy Part 1: Fighting Fear of Food & Fat

    Episode  |  October 26th, 2014  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Show Summary In this episode Leslie and Laura kick off the “Getting Healthy” series, their plan to get the family healthier. They tell their own personal health histories, talk transparently about their pain points and stuck places, and make two […]

  • 016 The Space Between

    Episode  |  October 19th, 2014  |  23 mins 31 secs

    Show Summary In this episode Leslie and Laura take a break to enjoy “the space between doing all the things.” Its an invitation to intentionally embrace and enjoy the quiet, fleeting moments that take place the hard work and drama […]

  • 015 How to Change Your Life Part 6: The End is a Beginning

    Episode  |  October 12th, 2014  |  1 hr 12 secs

    Show Summary On today’s show we wrap up our “How to Change Your Life” series by taking a look at where we are right now versus where we started. We focus on Leslie’s journey, especially his Essential Intent and how […]

  • 014 How to Change Your Life Part 5: Marriage kanban, Visualize and Do the Work for the Win!

    Episode  |  October 6th, 2014  |  42 mins 5 secs

    Show Summary We implement “Marriage Kanban” a simple way to get the most important things done as a team. We talk about the effect kanban has on our lives and how it brings us together as a family. We also […]

  • 013 How to Change Your Life Part 4: Choosing is Hard When You have Depression

    Episode  |  September 29th, 2014  |  55 mins 29 secs

    Show Summary We’re in the process of changing our lives and we have the audacity to do it publicly as podcast series. We’ve been using Essentialism by Greg McKeown as a loose guide. One of the main tenets of the […]

  • 012 – How to Change Your Life – Part 3: Pace Yourself & Other Critical Things to Know When Making Life Changing Moves

    Episode  |  September 21st, 2014  |  51 mins 52 secs

    Show Summary We are changing our lives in major ways in order to live life to the full. To start this process we’ve been following the book Essentialism, the Disciplined Pursuit of Doing Less as the context for the changes […]

  • 011 How to Change Your Life – Part 2: Cynicism vs. Inspiration

    Episode  |  September 14th, 2014  |  46 mins 58 secs

    Show Summary In this episode Leslie interviews Laura about her cynical reaction to the book Essentialism and together they find a way forward into the changes they need to make to dramatically improve Laura’s life. It’s a raw, real look […]

  • 010 How to Change Your Life – Part 1: Breaking Point

    Episode  |  September 7th, 2014  |  50 mins 35 secs

    Show Summary In this episode we begin the epic journey of changing our own lives! We are going to talk about the breaking points we hit this week and then go into how we will change our lives for the […]

  • 009 “Kiss and Talk”

    Episode  |  August 31st, 2014  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Show Summary In this episode we interview Laura’s parents, Earl and Gail Aagaard, who have been married for 45 years. They regale us with some of their best stories and share their insight on what it’s taken for them to […]