Community and Relationships

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Best of Ourselves: July 14 - "Tolerance"

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?


 

Appreciating Community - July 7, 2012

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.


 

The Best of Ourselves: Vulnerability

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


 

Conversations & Compassion - June 9, 2012

How do we bring compassion to our conversations?


 

Appreciating and Acknowledging Others - March 24, 2012

If we take the time to honestly acknowledge and appreciate the people around us, we not only strengthen our connection, we feel better.


 

Positive Relationships - March 3, 2012

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.


 

Best of Ourselves: The Power of Positive Responses

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


 

Tolerating People That Bug Us - June 4, 2011

When we spend our time judging others and talking about others, we lose the real opportunity, to learn more about ourselves.


 

When Our Stories Collide - April 2, 2011

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.


 

Crucial Conversations About What Really Matters - October 9, 2010

Enhancing the quality of our conversations, can enhance the quality of our relationships.  The program is derived from a book entitled, Crucial Conversations.