Welcome everyone and pull up a seat at the table. It’s Lunchtime in Rome. Tonight’s episode 231 is entitled “Level Up Challenge”. This week we're going to introduce an idea that we have that will take your relationship (with whoever) to a much better place. Help us to put it all together and join us in the Level Up Challenge!
Pull up a seat at the table and join us!
Level Up Challenge
This podcast episode from "Lunchtime in Rome" focused on the "Level Up Challenge," a concept designed to improve relationships by addressing and meeting emotional needs. The challenge encourages listeners to intentionally fulfill a specific emotional need of a significant person in their life, like a spouse, friend, or coworker, for a sustained period.
In Level 1, participants identify one significant emotional need of the other person (e.g., affection, security, respect) and commit to meeting this need consistently for at least five days out of a week, over a two-week period. They can choose either a need suggested by the person or guess based on their understanding.
Level 2 involves either addressing a second emotional need or finding another way to meet the first need. Additionally, participants are encouraged to identify and avoid a recurring action or behavior that hurts the other person.
By Level 3, the challenge becomes more intensive, requiring participants to continue meeting emotional needs while also focusing on avoiding actions that harm the relationship. The goal is to balance positive actions (meeting needs) with the cessation of negative behaviors (avoiding hurts).
The podcast discussion also touches on the importance of understanding emotional needs, the complexity of relationships, and the value of communication and intentional actions in improving interpersonal connections. The hosts also encourage listeners to provide feedback on the "Level Up Challenge" concept.