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Best of Ourselves

Marcia Hyatt

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Marcia Hyatt

Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.  Each week, the feature explores what we can do to be intentional, creative and joyful in our lives. 

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Best of Ourselves: Healing - April 30, 2011

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Healing means becoming more of ourselves.  

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Best of Ourselves: Rituals - April 23, 2011

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Rituals are often ignored or taken for granted.  However, consciously partaking in rituals can add meaning to our days. This program is a repeat from 2009.

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The Road Less Traveled - April 16, 2011

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Life can be so much more interesting if we travel the road less traveled, our path.  This program explores what is takes to leave the familiar path and have the courage to walk your own.

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Learning to Deal with Failure - April 9, 2011

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Failure is a part of life. Learning how to be resilient with failure is a key to success.  Exploring a few lessons from Seligman's new book, Flourish.

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When Our Stories Collide - April 2, 2011

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A key to working through conflict is to understand we make up stories about what is going on. The stories are influenced by our experience. Our story is not necessarily truth. The resolution can begin when we take the time to hear each other's story.

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Moving Through Shame - A Real Example - January 29, 2011

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Shame resilience relies on courage to share our stories, compassion for ourselves and others and connection with people we trust.  After a big mistake, I learned about these principles first hand.

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Self Compassion - Letting Go of Perfection - February 5, 2011

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A key ingredient for resilience is self compassion. How do we learn to accept ourselves, flaws and all.  Another lesson from the work of Dr Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.

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Courage and Connections: Exploring the Work of Dr.Brene Brown - November 13, 2010

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Beneath disconnection is fear and shame.  We can learn to be more resilient. Summarizing the work of Dr Brene Brown as featured in her TED talk in Houston the fall of 2010.

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Remembering to Give Thanks - November 6, 2010

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The meaning of the holidays can easily get lost in the busy-ness of the preparations.  How do we put the Thanks back in Thanksgiving.

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How Do You Deal with Stress? October 23, 2010

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Often our response when stressed is counter to what we really need.  It helps to practice mindfulness in the best of times so we can show up as we intend during the hardest of times.

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