Community and Relationships
What is the essence of good communication? We may not have all of the skills in the moment, but we can still be successful if we know the foundation of productive conversations.
Gossiping creates a toxic soup of judgment in the workplace. And it can also serve to create community. How do we know the difference? How do we deal with gossiping?
In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - How do we hold our hearts open when people disappoint us or see things differently than us?
A community is a place where we can be ourselves. The irony is for us to fully blossom as individuals, we need the support and lessons from community. It is a both-and deal.
Dr Brene Brown's work on shame and vulnerability helps us understand how universal shame is; we can be more resilient with shame. Vulnerability is
If we take the time to honestly acknowledge and appreciate the people around us, we not only strengthen our connection, we feel better.
Relationships are critical to our well being and health. Yet, they are so easily damaged. Cultivating positive relationships is not a technique, it is a way of living.
January 21, 2012: Research shows that companies that flourish have a 2.9:1 positive comments to negative. And research shows marriages that thrive have