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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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Decision Making

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We have have a strong intuition that serves us well.  However, we hardly ever catch our own biases.
 

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Acceptance as a way to change - May 16, 2015

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When we try to suppress parts of ourselves, they get stronger.  Using the work of Roxanne Howe Murphy in Deep Living and Christopher Germer in the Mindful Path to Self Compassion, we explore the power of learning to be present with what shows up.

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Lessons in Projection - May 9, 2015

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Projection is a defense mechanism, where we project what we don't like about ourselves onto others.  It's helpful to notice it in action.

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Shaking the Victim Mentality

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It is easy to slip into a victim mentality and we do have a choice.

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Self Compassion in Action - April 25, 2015

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Self compassion not only makes us feel better, it helps our self-control too!

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Compassion & Forgiveness - April 18, 2015

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Ho' Oponopono is an ancient Hawaiin method to make things right, rectify an error.  It is one way to help us find compassion for ourselves and others.

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Love Thy Co-Worker - April 11, 2015

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We impact each other.  The quality of our relationships at work can make a work team more productive (and it is much more fun).

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Sharing Our Suffering - April 4, 2015

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Being present with our suffering and having the courage to share it with trusted friends is part of the healing process.  As Leonard Cohen said, "Cracks are how the light gets in."

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High Performing Teams - March 28, 2015

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What ingredients increase the possibility that you will have a high performing team?

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Conflict at Work - March 21, 2015

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The latest research shows it is not the content that makes conflict productive or unproductive, it is the directness and intensity that make the difference.

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