Partnership Bliss Episodes

Episode 15 – Leaving to Create the Love You Desire

Katrina Sawa, “JumpStart Your Biz” Coach

In Episode 15, “JumpStart Your Biz Coach” Katrina Sawa and I discuss how integral your relationship happiness is to your business success, what it takes to leave a failing marriage, and what the journey to AMAZING can look like.

If you have ever felt (or feel) like you are settling, you will not want to miss Katrina’s inspiring personal story and Kimi’s expert counsel on immunizing the love you have (or want to have) by getting clear about what you need, attracting what you want, and making win-win deals with your partner.

Katrina is known as The JumpStart Your Biz Coach because she helps you make more money doing what you love and fast. She is the creator of the JumpStart Your Marketing® System, a dynamic, tell-it-like-it-is speaker and author of the books, Love Yourself Successful and Jumpstart Your New Business Now.


Episode 14 – Shifting to a Healthy Success Mindset

Rhonda Liebig, Energy ReVitalize Mentor, Speaker, Author & Podcaster

In Episode 14, Rhonda Liebig and I discuss just how powerfully shifting to a Healthy Success Mindset can improve your health and deepen your partnership.

Rhonda shares her personal journey using The Breakthrough Clarity Mindset to transition from being dependent on medication for hypothyroidism to being healthy, medication-free, and VITAL in her life, with a special focus on how this journey has deepened her relationship with her husband of twenty years to a place of “infectious love.”

As an AADP Certified Health Coach, Author, Business Owner, Podcaster (Freedom, Play & Fun) and CPA (inactive now), Rhonda specializes in helping people break through their biggest health road blocks and sabotages.


Episode 13 – Dress for a Lasting First Impression

Shelley Golden
Shelley Golden, Fashion Stylist and Personal Branding Image Consultant

In episode 13, Shelley Golden and I discuss how to dress to make a strong first impression that lasts.

We talk about what a Fashion Stylist and Personal Branding Image Consultant does, including ways to dress that are perceived by others as confident, authoritative and successful. We also share guidelines on how to organize your closet, when it is time to let a piece of clothing go, and give simple tips to help you narrow down your closet to the items you love and will wear.

Shelley is the owner of A Style Experience and has been a Fashion Stylist and Personal Branding Image Consultant for professional men and women for over 20 years. She fuses her knowledge and skills as a tailor, seamstress, costume designer, costume historian and deep passion and in-depth knowledge of textiles to help people look and feel amazing through their clothing and overall image.


Episode 12 – Bliss for Business Success Too!

Host of the REal Estate Investing for Women Podcast and International Best-selling Author

In Episode 12, Moneeka Sawyer and I discuss how to choose bliss and apply it to different aspects of your life like creating wealth in a way that is blissful without the stress.

We discuss the top two mistakes you can make in your investing and provide easy solutions such as how to bring your spouse onboard with your business vision. We emphasize simple practices you can use in your daily life to obtain more bliss and teach you how to create a bliss moment to achieve lasting happiness.

Moneeka has often been described as one of the most joyful people you will ever meet. She is the host of the REal Estate Investing for Women Podcast and is the International best-selling author of the award winning book Choose Bliss: The Power and Practice of Joy and Contentment, which covers the proven strategies for bliss she has taught as an executive coach for over a decade. She believes that we can and should choose bliss in all areas of our lives from relationships to business to investing. Her expertise has been featured nationwide on radio and TV including ABC, CBS, and Fox.


Episode 11 – Using Emotional Intelligence

Derek Hart, Relationship Coach

In Episode 11, Derek Hart and I discuss how to get a couple, with years of fighting and resentment, to care about each other again using emotional intelligence to dissolve resentment and create intimacy.

We provide ways to create emotional and physical safety that returns love to the relationship by using emotional intelligence to decipher the situation and choose the right move in the dance of intimacy.

We identify problems and best practices that are as simple as changing the way you listen during a conversation, and discuss a wide-range of topics including: how to heal men of porn addiction, how viewpoints and importance levels differ for women and men regarding the act of sexual intercourse, and why sex is an incredibly big deal when your relationship is not working and an incredibly small deal when your relationship is working.

Derek’s lifelong purpose is to bring emotional intelligence to relationships. He guides couples and individuals out of relationship confusion, into connection and clarity. He sees directly into a couple’s disconnect, gets right to the heart of the matter, and gently focuses them into the most powerful relationship solution of all, and that is vulnerability. Derek does not teach people to lean forward with aggressive radical honesty. He teaches them to lean backward into vulnerability. This approach is clear, direct, and useful. Relationships that would have otherwise fallen apart can then mend and heal.


Episode 10 – Marriage of Love and Health

Rosie Bank, Board Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

In Episode 10, Rosie Bank and I discuss how wellness practices impact your own health and that of the partnership.

We identify stressors and how they take a toll on relationships and what you can do about it using methods of self care including: love, long walks, hydration, rest, and nourishment that embodies and attracts the type of connection you desire.

We discuss how to have a needs conversation by asking for support, identifying your need and asking in a way that honors the relationship, and present questions for a dialogue to jumpstart your health plan including: what are you concerned about, what are you afraid of, how do you foresee your future if you knew you would succeed?

Rosie is a Board Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and the founder of Health Matters Coaching as well as the Vitality Club, at Trilogy in Brentwood. She is an Advanced Certified Rolfer, a Certified Rolf Movement Teacher, a graduate of the Iyengar Yoga Institute, and author of Health Matters.


Episode 9 – How to Obtain Lasting Love

Dr. Gary Salyer, Master Transformational Relationship Coach

In Episode 9, Dr. Gary Salyer and I discuss three core styles of attachment based on John Bowlby’s attachment theory, including secure, avoidant and anxious.

We talk about what makes you turn to anxious or avoidant styles of attachment and how to overcome them so that you can know you are loved by your partner and feel joyful, nourished, cherished, protected and empowered with choice to create your own experience.

Dr. Gary D. Salyer is a master transformational relationship coach who helps people re-write the rules for love in their brains. This allows amazing shifts to happen in a very short period of time so that people can have the extraordinary relationship they deserve. Dr. Salyer speaks to a national audience as a featured expert and various celebrity TV and radio shows such as Hay House Radio. His life purpose is to change ‘a generation’s fate with love.’


Episode 8 – Achieving Sacred Sex Through Tantra

Tantra Master Divine Kika, Sex and Relationship Coach

In Episode 8, Divine Kika and I discuss ways to master your sexuality and teach easy practices for a conscious lover.

We explore ways to overcome conscious and unconscious guilt and anxiety about sexual pleasure to obtain orgasmic power and “Heartgasms.”

We identify problems in modern marriages caused by the lack of understanding of how women and men contribute differently to a relationship and provide immediate action steps to turn your relationship around and ignite a new spark that brings sacredness back to sexuality and uncovers new levels of intimacy between you and your partner.

Tantra Master Alexsandra Marianetti – known to her clients and global following as Divine Kika – teaches that we all are spiritual beings and for most of us, sexual expression is essential to wholeness – vital to our very existence. She is the author of 10 Tantric Sex Secrets for greater sex, love & intimacy… tonight! Her seminars, classes, workshops, and private lessons have supported thousands of people to awaken to their divine love and uncover new levels of intimacy in their relationship with themselves and others.


Episode 7 – New Website to Revolutionize Dating

Heather Dougherty, Founder and CEO of

In Episode 7, Heather Dougherty and I introduce DateEvolution, the groundbreaking new dating website designed to be inclusive to all spiritually conscious human beings who honor the feminine and masculine energies.

Distinct qualities of DateEvolution include active support to profile creating, matching, and maintaining matched relationships, resource center of seasoned professional coaches – relationship, life, spiritual, expert and community forums, and active website integrity monitoring. Join us in a conversation on making the dating experience pleasurable and fun!

Heather Dougherty is the founder and CEO of Inspired by her soul mission to help reharmonize the balance between the sexes, she’s set forth to provide a much improved online dating option for those who share her vision. She is a 20 year veteran in creating amazing online experiences and the marketing strategies to keep them thriving.


Episode 6 – How Hormones Impact Bliss

Dr. Liz Lyster
Dr. Liz Lyster, Women’s Midlife Health Expert and Author

In Episode 6, Dr. Liz Lyster and I discuss the impact of hormones on our happiness and partnerships.

Dr. Liz illuminates why and how both men and women would benefit from considering bio-identical hormones as we age.

Dr. Liz is a Women’s Midlife Health Expert who is passionate about helping women feel like their best selves, so they can bring health and happiness to the world. For over 25 years, she has helped women – and men – to regain energy, reignite their sex drive, clear up hormonal imbalance, and lose hundreds of pounds. She is the author of Dr. Liz’s Easy Guide to Menopause: 5 Simple Steps to Balancing Your Hormones and Feeling Like Yourself Again.


Episode 5 – The Art of Feminine Leadership

Linda Patten
Linda Patten, Leadership Expert, Coach and Trainer

In Episode 5, Linda Patten and I have a powerful discussion about the strengths and challenges of Feminine Leadership.

We discuss the impact of trying to be perfect that can keep us from excelling and stepping into the leadership role. We also explore the power of being human, why making mistakes on your journey to leadership is a strength, and how authentic human connection is a force for good in all of your relationships.

Linda Patten is founder of Dare2Lead with Linda, international speaker and best-selling author, talk radio show host on the VoiceAmerica Women’s Channel, leadership expert, coach, and trainer. Her life’s work is challenging women to dare to lead: whether it is for navigating the often-daunting entrepreneurial world, building strong teams for a thriving business, stepping out of the shadows into the light as a leader of one’s life, or learning the leadership skills that will grow the seeds of change into a world-level movement.


Episode 4 – Using the Art of “Purposetivity”

Karen Joy Fitz
Karen Joy Fitz, Author

In Episode 4, Karen Fritz and I explore Karen’s book Purposetivity: The Feminine Face of Productivity for Time, Team & Tech.

We discuss the distinctions between achievement and fulfillment, and how to navigate our lives through being radically honest about our experiences and using our natural cycles to support us in the creative process.

Karen Fritz, author of best-selling Purposetivity: The Feminine Face of Productivity for Time, Team & Tech, takes a stand for the sustainable success of the vision and the visionary in using business as a force for good.


Episode 3 – Creating Empowered Trust

Wendy Newman, Media-Celebrated Author, Dating, Sex & Relationship Expert
Wendy Newman, Dating, Sex & Relationship Expert and Author

In Episode 3, Wendy Newman and I discuss dating and relating “must haves” for being true to yourself in the process.

We discuss why it’s important to pay attention to a person’s track record instead of flying high on your passion and just assuming that everything will work out.

We talk about creating a strong foundation of being integrity to yourself and in your relationship and being committed to showing up.

Learn the power of relating to each other with the idea that “no one is misbehaving,” and set the foundation of EMPOWERED TRUST!

Wendy Newman is a media-celebrated author, and a dating, sex and relationship expert who’s led hundreds of workshops, and has helped over 50,000 women internationally. Her book, 121 First Dates: How to Succeed at Online Dating, Fall in Love and Live Happily Ever After (Really!) is part juicy tell-all, part anti-rules dating guide. It’s been optioned for a Hollywood film and is getting love from The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Glamour, Self, Huffington Post, Access Hollywood and more.


Episode 2 – Releasing Trapped Emotions

Michelle Peticolas
Dr. Michelle Peticolas

In Episode 2, Dr. Michelle Peticolas and I explore the impact of suppressing emotions on your relationships.

We discuss the function of our body parts and how learning to listen to those areas your body will give you insights and messages from deep within yourself. We talk about how you can use your body to guide help you heal your childhood wounding instead of being influenced by old parental and familial patterns, so you make your relationship choices consciously.

Dr. Michelle Peticolas is a national speaker and expert on emotional wounding and unresolved grief. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology and 18 years of coaching. She produced the award-winning 3-part documentary series, Secrets of Life and Death and is a featured author in the soon-to-be-released anthology: Breaking Barriers.


Episode 1 – Envisioning Your Relationship

Kimi Avary, Relationship Navigation Specialist
Kimi Avary, Relationship Navigation Specialist

In Episode 1, Partnership Bliss Host and Relationship Navigation Specialist, Kimi Avary, discusses how to free your heart from the cage of sadness, grief, and loss so you can Envision Your Relationship!.

Kimi guides you through 8 important steps to Envisioning the Love and Life you Truly Desire.

Kimi Avary is a Relationship Navigation Specialist committed to helping men and women understand each other. She has been coaching for over 20 years, holds a Masters in Counseling, a Bachelor’s in Family Studies, and is a certified NLP Master Practitioner, licensed Relationship Coach and PAX Programs Licensed Partner.


Welcome Interview: Rebecca Introduces Kimi Avary

Rebecca Hall Gruyter
Rebecca Hall Gruyter, Founder of Empowered Voices Channel and RHGTVNetwork

In this special “Introductory Episode,” Rebecca Hall Gruyter, founder of RHGTV Network, welcomes Relationship Navigation Specialist Kimi Avary and Partnership Bliss Podcast to the Empowered Voices Channel during her amazing interview with Kimi.

Kimi shares more about herself and why she created the Partnership Bliss, along with the many critical tools and essential interviews Partnership Bliss will feature for the purpose of supporting you in navigating your relationship to BLISSFUL partnership so you can thrive in your life!



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