The Connected Life Radio

The Connected Life Radio

Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  And the second is like it:  ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'” Matthew 27:37-39

The Connected Life

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Travis and Kari Frye

The Connected Life was a weekly radio program that aired on 1360 AM FaithTalk Sunday mornings at 7:30am.  Travis and Kari believe that the more connected you are the holier and healthier you will be.  They will help you to have a connected marriage, family, and to experience a deeper connection in your relationship with God.

Travis and Kari Frye have been married for 17 years and have three wonderful children. Travis is the Owner and Founder, of Crossroads Counseling and C.A.R.E..  He is trained in Marriage and Family Therapy and along with his staff provides marriage, family, and individual counseling/coaching in his Scottsdale and Phoenix office locations.

Kari has a degree in Biblical Studies from Biola University.  Her full time job is being mom and homeschooling the couple’s children.

To learn more about The Connected Life Radio please visit our Facebook page at or you can download and listen to previous shows.

How To Win An Argument With Your Spouse.

couple-1030744_1920Join Travis and Kari Frye as they talk about how you and your spouse can win in arguments.  You will learn how to turn conflict into connection by avoiding common pitfalls and following simple guidelines for effective communication in your marriage or relationship.

How To Grow:  3 Steps To Create Positive and Lasting Change.

tree-1685603_1920Do you want to grow but are not sure how?  Maybe it’s relational growth, spiritual, emotional, or it could even be in your professional life.  If you want to learn more about what people need in order to achieve personal growth join Travis and Kari Frye as they share 3 steps you can take right now to create positive and lasting change in your life.

New Year 2016 Kickoff Show!

stones-451329_1280Tune in to learn about all of the exciting opportunities at Crossroads Counseling in 2016.  Travis and Kari Frye also talk about turning dreams into goals and the steps you will need to take in order to turn your goals into reality.

Fear Cycles.  Episodes 36, 37, and 38.  

fear-441402_1280There are many causes behind marriage troubles.  Couples argue and fight for many different reasons and over numerous topics.  However, the commonality all troubled marriages and relationships have are negative patterns of interaction that Travis Frye terms, “Fear Cycles.”  You will learn about the 3 types of Fear Cycles and the 5 steps to overcoming them in you marriage.

Affairs and Infidelity.  Episode 35.

divorce-619195_1280Many marriages have struggled with the devastating consequences of infidelity.  In this episode of the Connected Life marriage counselor Travis Frye talks about the reasons and causes behind infidelity.  He also shares how the process of counseling can help couples save their marriage.  If you or someone you know has experienced an affair then you’ll want to listen.

Discipline=Freedom. Episodes 32, 33, and 34.

sunset-585334_1280The word, “discipline” often carries a negative connotation in many people’s minds.  However, living a disciplined life is one of the keys to success.  Furthermore, engaging in the Spiritual Disciplines is one of the primary ways for Christian to experience emotional and spiritual growth.  If you want to grow to be “more like Christ” and want to know how then you’ll want to listen to Travis and Kari Frye share their insights on the Spiritual Disciplines.

I Know You’re In There:  Winning Our War Against Autism.  Episode 31.

boy-529067_1280Marcia Hinds shares her family’s incredible story of they beat their son’s diagnosis of Autism.  If you are a parent of a child with Autism or if you know of someone who is then you’ll want to listen to Marcia Hinds whose experience will prove to be invaluable.

The “D” Word!  Episodes 29 and 30

road-sign-808733_1280The “D” word!  What is it?  Why is it important?  Join Travis and Kari as they talk about an all too common problem that affects virtually millions of people.

The Connected Marriage Series.  Part 2.  Episode 28


A part of our mission at the Connected Life Radio is to help our listeners to live an authentic life with self, God, spouse, and with others.  A regular segment of the Connected Life Radio program is the Connected Marriage.  Travis and Kari Frye interview couples who are not perfect and always happy; the couples we talk with struggle, experience loss, pain, suffering, go through periods of emotional disconnection, and have every day trails.  They are couples who, in the midst of challenge, have a strong and unshakeable commitment and faith.

A Day Without Laughter. Episode 27girl-204327_1280

Charlie Chaplin once said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”  Join Travis and Kari Frye as they interview Matthew and Leeann Dearing, professional actors, and owners of Chaos Comedy and the Dearing Acting Studio.  If you are an inspiring actor or maybe just want to have fun and wholesome family entertainment then listen to Matthew and Leeann Dearing as they share their story of how God is using their gifts and talents.

Honor and Integrity. Episode 26.

Honor and Integrity are two character traits that the world needs more of.  Join Travis and Kari Frye alonghonor with their guests Daniel and Janet Greene as they talk about the importance of honor and integrity and how you can bring more of these two traits into your marriage and family.

Be A Man! Episode 25.

“It’s time to man up!”  We have all heard this phrase.  The question is what does it mean?  Men’s therapist sword-790815_1280Travis Frye and his wife and co-host interview Daniel and Janet Greene on what it means to be a man.  If you are looking for encouragement and inspiration then you will want listen to this episode of the Connected Life Radio.

The Connected Marriage Series Part 1. Episode 24.

All marriages will be tested.  The challenge for every couple is how they respond.  Travis and Kari Frye engagement-637788_1280believe every couple has a story to tell!  The Connected Marriage Series are the stories of real couples who share their trials, tribulations, successes, and victories.  Listen to remarkable stories of love and learn how couples have built a close and connected marriage.

What is Christian Counseling? Episode 23.

What are the differences between secular counseling, biblical counseling, and Christian counseling? bible-816058_1280 Christian therapist Travis Frye along with his wife and co-host help their listeners to understand the differences and to know what questions are important to ask when seeking Christian counseling.

Marriage Tips for Women. Episode 22.

Do you want to improve your relationship with your husband?  Are you looking for practical guidance on woman-690118_1280how to connect with your spouse?  Marriage counselor Travis Frye and his wife Kari Frye offer their top tips for women who want to have an emotionally connected marriage.

Marriage Tips for Men. Episode 21.

Do you want to be a better husband?  Do you struggle to emotionally connect with your wife?  Are you love-316640_1280ready for some great tips and practical tools that will help you in your marriage?  If yes, then you will want to listen to marriage therapist Travis Frye and his wife Kari Frye as they share valuable tips that will immediately help your marriage.

Teen Talk with therapist Dawna Snider. Episodes 20.

Teen talk with teen counselor Dawna Snider will help parents of teenagers learn how to have a better laughter-775062_1280relationship with their teens.  Parenting is one of life’s greatest challenges and most rewarding ventures.  We can all use guidance and support which is exactly what you will find in this episode of the Connected Life Radio.

Branches. Episodes 18 and 19.

Are you a parent who homeschools your child?  Branches is a homeschool co-opt right here in Arizona.  If virginia-live-oak-440351_1280you are a homeschooler or are considering homeschool then you will want to listen to Travis and Kari as they talk with two homeschool parents about all things homeschool.

Building a Strong Foundation for Marriage:  Parts 1 and 2. Episodes 16 and 17.

Your marriage will be the most important relationship in your life.  You will want to “build your house marriageringupon the rock” which is exactly what this talk is all about.  Join your hosts Travis and Kari Frye as they talk about premarital counseling and what it takes to have a happy and fulfilling marriage.

Healing and Forgiveness in Marriage:  Parts 1, 2, and 3. Episodes 13,14, and 15.

You will hurt the one that you love.  It is inevitable.  The choice you have is how you deal with the hurt.  Dohealingandforgiveness you get angry and hurt back?  Do you withdraw and protect yourself?  Or do you bravely face the hurt as a couple so that there is healing and forgiveness?  Join Christian counselor Travis Frye and his wife Kari Frye as they candidly share how to move from hurt to healing.

Date Night Myths. Episode 12.datenight

How important is date night?  Is it vital to creating and sustaining a healthy and happy marriage?  These are the questions that Travis and Kari Frye answer in this episode of the Connected Life.

Bear One Another’s Burdens. Episodes 10 and 11.  Meeting Of Support Group

Scripture teaches us that we are to bear one another’s burdens, love one another, and confess our sins to one another.  This episode is all about putting Scripture into practice through Crossroads process groups.

 Marriage Retreat. Episode 9. A couple has an argument on the couch

Travis and Kari Frye share the experience they had with the couples who attended the marriage retreat.  If you have been looking for an opportunity that can help your marriage this is your chance to listen and see if the marriage retreat may be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Child Counseling

Parenting with therapist Lauren Jack. Episode 8.

Join your hosts Travis and Kari Frye as they interview Crossroads therapist Lauren Jack on Love and Logic parenting.  You will learn how to avoid common parenting pitfalls and how to effectively interact with your children.

Taboo Topics in Marriage. Episode 7.whisper-408482_1280

Join your hosts Travis and Kari Frye as they discuss the taboo topic of whether or not there are taboo topics in marriage.  If you are married you will for sure identify with this discussion and you’ll benefit from the guidelines they share.

EMDR with therapist Lauren Jack. Episode 6.depression_homepage_square

EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a scientifically researched and empirically validated approach to effectively treating trauma and PTSD.  Join EMDR therapist Lauren Jack as she talks about EMDR and how it can help you or a loved one who is suffering from trauma.

orange-631354_1280Hold Me Tight Marriage Retreat. Episode 5.  

Travis and Kari Frye talk about their marriage retreat which occurs several times throughout the year.  This is an awesome opportunity for couples to break through to one another.  You will learn what the retreat entails and how it will help your marriage.

Sad woman arguing with her husband at home7 Signs Of a Troubled Marriage.  Episode 4.  

Join your hosts Travis and Kari Frye as they identify and discuss the 7 warning signs that your marriage may be at risk.  This episode is full of valuable information that just may help you save your marriage!

love-538432_1280Create An Emotionally Connected Marriage Parts 1&2.  Episodes 2 and 3.  

Travis and Kari share the story of how they overcame adversity in their marriage in order to create and emotionally connected relationship.  You will be both blessed and entertained by their love story.

Christian Family Counseling

The Connected Life, Episode 1.

Travis and Kari Frye lay the foundation for the vision and mission of the Connected Life which is built on the greatest commandment to love God and your neighbor.